KIOS News

General News
6:17 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Advocates: Immigrant child dispute could hurt GOP

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.

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Crime
6:16 am
Sat July 19, 2014

Judge finds convicted Omaha killer not competent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a man convicted of killing four people in Omaha is not mentally fit enough to go through sentencing in the case.

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Omaha
10:32 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Autopsy results released in deaths of Omaha mother and son

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Preliminary autopsy results show a 54-year-old Omaha woman died of blunt force trauma to her head and her son died of what appears to have been carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Business
9:55 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Nebraska jobless rate drops to 3.5 percent in June

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A newly released report says Nebraska's preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 3.5 percent in June.

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Health/Medical
9:09 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Chikungunya case confirmed in Douglas County

Douglas County has its first confirmed case of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus.

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Nebraska
8:13 am
Fri July 18, 2014

1 driver dies in Nebraska crash of 3 big rigs

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — One driver has been killed in a crash involving three semitrailers on Interstate 80 in southeast Nebraska.

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Education
1:00 am
Fri July 18, 2014

OPS looks to possible $682 million bond issue for facilities

OPS is looking at a $682 million bond issue for critical infrastructure work, upgrades, and new schools.

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Government
2:50 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Nebraska launches child care quality rating system

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska has launched a new quality rating system for child care facilities and early childhood education programs.

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Government
2:43 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Harkin: U.S. should be a safe place for immigrant children

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa says his state should be a safe place for children entering the country illegally.

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Crime
12:20 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Son, 41, convicted of killing dad in Omaha suburb

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 41-year-old man has been convicted of shooting to death his father at the family home in Gretna.

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