KIOS News

Health/Medical
7:36 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Official seeks to close insurance co-op in Iowa, Nebraska

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's top insurance official has asked a court to end a consumer-owned cooperative that was selling health insurance to residents in Iowa and Nebraska.

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Government
7:34 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Nebraskans pack public hearing to argue voter ID bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Supporters and opponents of a Nebraska voter identification bill packed a public hearing in a fierce debate over the measure.

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General News
8:34 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Nebraska, Iowa driving laws rated among worst in nation

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A national advocacy group has ranked Nebraska and Iowa among the nation's worst in enacting safer driving laws.

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Government
8:32 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Nebraska gun advocates, opponents argue over new bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska gun control advocates and opponents are squaring off on a series of new measures in the Legislature.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Heartland 2050 Vision Approved by MAPA Council of Officials

Metropolitan Area Planning Agency’s Council of Officials unanimously approved the Heartland 2050 Vision earlier this month.

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Government
1:26 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Ricketts emphasizes taxes, jobs in first State of the State

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is calling on lawmakers to lower property taxes statewide while expanding tax breaks for farmers, ranchers and military retirees.

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Health/Medical
1:26 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Health worker exposed to Ebola released from Omaha hospital

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American health care worker who has been under observation at an Omaha hospital after he was exposed to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone did not develop the disease and has been released.

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Crime
8:16 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Arson trial begins for Omaha man over 2008 fire at his plant

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal trial has begun for an Omaha businessman accused of paying someone to set fire to his manufacturing plant near Fort Calhoun in eastern Nebraska.

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Business
6:06 am
Thu January 22, 2015

The Chamber's Annual Meeting is set to Deliver Powerful Insights for 2015

Michael Corbat, CEO of Citi, will be the guest speaker at this year’s Greater Omaha Chamber’s Annual Meeting.

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Government
8:04 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Nebraska Farm Bureau endorses 4 property tax measures

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Farm Bureau has endorsed four measures designed to lower property taxes for farmers and ranchers.

President Steve Nelson said Tuesday that the bills would ease the financial burden on producers.

The bills were introduced by Sens. Lydia Brasch of Bancroft and Dan Watermeier of Syracuse. Two measures would lower the taxable value of agricultural land, although one would only apply to schools. Those schools would likely see an increase in state aid.

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