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Weather
3:00 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Douglas County Health Department shares cold weather safety tips

Bitterly cold weather is expected to linger in the KIOS listening area through Tuesday morning.

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Politics & Elections
11:40 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Branstad says he has more than $4 million on hand

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he has more than $4 million in his campaign account.

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Weather
4:59 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Pets should be brought inside, protected in cold

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pet owners are being encouraged to bring their animals inside during the bitter cold snap.

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Weather
4:57 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Cold weather prompts widespread school closings

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Many school districts in Iowa and Nebraska will remain closed today because of the dangerously cold weather.

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Business
11:44 am
Fri January 3, 2014

5 Nebraska counties, Advance Southwest Iowa form partnership

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad sign a proclamation in support of the Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

The Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership is growing, with the addition of Advance Southwest Iowa.

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Government
8:03 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Iowa awarded $1.36M for solar tax credits in 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Revenue Department says the state awarded $1.36 million in tax credits to Iowa people and companies for installing solar energy systems last year.

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Business
8:02 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Business conditions improve slightly in December

A monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the economy grew in December.

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Government
7:00 am
Tue December 31, 2013

New Council Bluffs Mayor to be sworn in Thursday

Matt Walsh will be sworn in Thursday afternoon as the new Mayor of Council Bluffs.

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Government
3:42 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Iowa population continues 26-year gradual increase

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Newly released figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show Iowa continues a trend of slow population increase. The state has an estimated population of 3,090,416 as of July 1. That's an increase of 15,377 — about a half a percent increase since July 2012.

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Nebraska
3:00 pm
Mon December 30, 2013

Red Cross volunteers responded to more than 400 regional disasters in 2013

American Red Cross Nebraska/Southwest Iowa Region volunteers responded to 437 disasters in 2013.

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