KIOS News

Education
6:06 am
Sat September 14, 2013

Univ. of Nebraska leader could get $10,000 raise

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) —The president of the University of Nebraska could get a raise of more than $10,000 at next week's Board of Regents meeting.

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Government
6:04 am
Sat September 14, 2013

Omaha rally protests immigration policies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) —A rally outside Omaha's courthouse protests what participants say are government policies that protect immigrants in the U.S. illegally.

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Nebraska
2:25 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Another public meeting scheduled about Fort Calhoun Station

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The public will have another chance to learn more about the status of the troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant later this month.

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Weather
2:00 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

National Preparedness Month: officials share 3 steps to be ready for disasters

September is National Preparedness Month.

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Weather
10:45 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Iowa headed toward a record low year for tornadoes

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — Barring a surprise storm this fall, 2013 will be a record low year for tornadoes in Iowa, with the fewest storms since comprehensive tracking began 33 years ago.

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Politics & Elections
8:25 am
Fri September 13, 2013

State Sen. Pete Pirsch considering a run for Auditor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker says he is "strongly considering" a run for state auditor in the 2014 election.

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Government
8:23 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Former State Senator pleads guilty to wire fraud

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former state Senator Brenda Council has pleaded guilty to wire fraud for misusing campaign money for casino gambling.

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Arts
3:12 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

The Bemis Center and UNL's MFA Program Team Up to Award Yearly Prize

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts recently partnered with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to offer a new annual prize for Master of Fine Arts graduates.

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General News
7:37 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Iowa agrees with EPA to boost farm inspections

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that increases the number of livestock farms routinely inspected, requires more farms to obtain permits, and more strictly enforces violations when manure leaks into rivers.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu September 12, 2013

New USDA Data Show Nebraskans Struggle with Hunger

New data recently released by the USDA Economic Research Service indicates about 13% of Nebraskans are food insecure.  This means they struggle to put food on their table on a regular basis. 

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