KIOS News

Government
8:20 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Sens. Fischer, Johanns vote in favor of measure reopening the federal government

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two senators joined with 79 others in voting in favor of a measure that reopened the federal government and avoided a financial default.

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Arts
6:06 am
Thu October 17, 2013

Book of Mormon onstage at the Orpheum

Actor A.J. Holmes plays “Elder Cunningham” in The Book of Mormon, currently onstage at the Orpheum Theater

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Omaha
2:05 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Douglas County inmate dies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County authorities say a 34-year-old inmate has died.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Lincoln attorney to challenge Fortenberry in 1st Congressional District

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln attorney will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry for Nebraska's 1st District seat in 2014.

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Government
8:16 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Brownville nuclear plant tops U.S. list of violations

BROWNVILLE, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's two nuclear power plants were high on the lists of safety violations at U.S. nuclear power plants.

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Omaha
4:00 am
Wed October 16, 2013

inCOMMON ready to open Park Avenue Commons in Omaha

After ten months of construction, inCOMMON Community Development opens its Park Avenue Commons on Saturday.

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Crime
9:12 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Woman dies after shooting, standoff in Council Bluffs

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Council Bluffs police say a woman has died after a domestic disturbance turned deadly.

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Iowa
8:09 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Council Bluffs settles wrongful conviction lawsuit

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The city of Council Bluffs has settled a lawsuit with two Omaha, Neb., men who sought millions of dollars after the courts concluded they were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for 25 years.

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Government
8:06 am
Tue October 15, 2013

State lawmaker pushes reading requirement

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha state senator is preparing legislation that would bar students from entering fourth grade if they fail reading proficiency tests in the third grade.

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Health/Medical
4:00 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Forum focuses on rural impact of health insurance marketplace

A forum Tuesday in Ashland focuses on what the Affordable Care Act means for rural Nebraskans.

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