Survey: Economy shows recovery in Midwest, Plains

Thursday, October 1, 2009 | 12:09 p.m. CDT; updated 2:08 p.m. CDT, Thursday, October 1, 2009

OMAHA, Neb.— The economy appears to be on the mend in nine Midwest and Plains states and may even be growing again, according to a survey of supply managers and other business executives released Thursday.