General News http://kios.org en State treasurer warns about misleading postcards http://kios.org/post/state-treasurer-warns-about-misleading-postcards <p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The state treasurer is warning the public about misleading postcards that appear to be from Nebraska's unclaimed property division. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:11:10 +0000 Associated Press 50796 at http://kios.org Erroneous warning sounded near Nebraska nuke plant http://kios.org/post/erroneous-warning-sounded-near-nebraska-nuke-plant <p>NEMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An erroneous evacuation warning about a hazardous material spill has sounded in a village of 150 people that sits a couple of miles from a nuclear power plant in southeast Nebraska. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:10:04 +0000 Associated Press 50795 at http://kios.org Neb. treasurer reminds organizations of deadline http://kios.org/post/neb-treasurer-reminds-organizations-deadline <p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska state treasurer is reminding Nebraska businesses and organizations of the Nov. 1 deadline for remitting unclaimed property to the state. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:23:18 +0000 Associated Press 50773 at http://kios.org More 'Beef State' plates showing up in Nebraska http://kios.org/post/more-beef-state-plates-showing-nebraska <p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More and more people have been buying new license plates that proclaim that Nebraska is "The Beef State." Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:22:54 +0000 Associated Press 50774 at http://kios.org Lincoln superintendent recalls 2006 raids http://kios.org/post/lincoln-superintendent-recalls-2006-raids <p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The superintendent of the Lincoln Public Schools says he learned long ago to separate himself from the immigration debate and focus on children. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:12:34 +0000 Associated Press 50772 at http://kios.org Drivers repeatedly slam into Council Bluffs bridge http://kios.org/post/drivers-repeatedly-slam-council-bluffs-bridge <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A low bridge in Council Bluffs is proving challenging to motorists. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:13:00 +0000 Associated Press 50705 at http://kios.org Nebraska a great state for kids http://kios.org/post/nebraska-great-state-kids <p>The Annie E. Casey Foundation <a href="http://www.datacenter.kidscount.org">National Kids Count Data Book</a> was released yesterday, and it shows more children live in poverty now than in 2005.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:06:06 +0000 Cheril Lee 50618 at http://kios.org Nebraska a great state for kids US Senator Mike Johanns says vets deserve a choice http://kios.org/post/us-senator-mike-johanns-says-vets-deserve-choice <p>US Senator Mike Johanns says our veterans are in need of serious improvements in the ways they access the healthcare they’ve earned. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:44:29 +0000 Cheril Lee 50535 at http://kios.org US Senator Mike Johanns says vets deserve a choice Investigators say overloaded bins caused collapse of Omaha plant http://kios.org/post/investigators-say-overloaded-bins-caused-collapse-omaha-plant <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal investigators say overloaded storage bins on the roof of an Omaha livestock feed manufacturer's plant caused the building collapse that killed two people in January. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:23:47 +0000 Associated Press 50525 at http://kios.org Advocates: Immigrant child dispute could hurt GOP http://kios.org/post/advocates-immigrant-child-dispute-could-hurt-gop <p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates for the unaccompanied immigrant children who were placed in Nebraska are warning that Gov. Dave Heineman's recent comments about the situation could hurt the Republican Party's efforts to win Hispanic voters. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 11:17:32 +0000 Associated Press 50451 at http://kios.org