Fremont has been given a grant to help in attracting high tech companies to the area. The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has awarded $982,892 to help with developing a site with basic infrastructure.
The U.S. economy added 216,000 jobs in March and the unemployment rate moved down slightly to 8.8%. Analysts see the report as positive news but continue to express concern that the labor market in total is not expanding.
The FDA is investigating whether artificial colors in food increases hyperactivity in children. The panel will recommend either further study or better labeling on food items that contain a large amount of food dye.
Bellevue police have released surveillance photos of a suspected copper thief. The unidentified man is seen on surveillance video. He is driving a white pickup truck. In the bed of the pickup lies the potential evidence.
The College of Saint Mary student group DUO (Do Unto Others) is sponsoring a 5K walk/run to raise money for Mercy Beyond Borders – a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy that provides resources in Southern Sudan.