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Report: Nebraska worst performing economy in country


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economies of Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota logged the worst performance in the U.S. in the beginning of 2017, with economic output declining in all three states, according to a report from a federal commerce bureau.

Data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis shows that from January through March, Nebraska's economic output declined by 4 percent from the final quarter of the previous year, making it the worst of any state. South Dakota ranked second-worst with a 3.8 percent decline, followed by Iowa with a 3.2 percent decline.

The bureau is a federal agency from the...

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