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Lessons From Warren Buffett and Mrs. Blumkin

Every year, undergraduate students from 40 universities compete for a trip to Omaha to spend a day with Warren Buffett. The annual tradition always begins at Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM), which Buffett acquired from the late Rose "Mrs. B" Blumkin in 1983 for his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway.

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Herbert Kohler Jr. Will Step Down as CEO of Kohler Co.

Herbert V. Kohler Jr., longtime corporate leader who brought glamour, gloss and world-caliber golf to the old-line manufacturing company that bears his family name, is stepping down as CEO. Succeeding him, effective June 1, is his son, David, the fourth generation of Kohlers to run the 142-year-old firm.

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