KIOS News

Education
9:56 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Middle East Forum to focus on foreign policy, stability of governments

President Obama’s second term and foreign policy in the Middle East are among the topics that’ll be discussed at a forum Thursday in Omaha.

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Government
7:58 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Western Iowa lawmaker wants gun permit information kept private

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The names of Iowans with permits to acquire or carry guns would become private information under legislation proposed by a Republican lawmaker.

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Government
7:51 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Senate committee approves Hagel nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided Senate panel has voted to approve the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be the nation's defense secretary.

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Omaha
1:13 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Dundee Business District Renovation Project to begin this spring

Construction is scheduled to begin in April on the Dundee Business District Renovation Project.

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Council Bluffs
10:57 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Mom and child injured in shooting at Council Bluffs apartment complex

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — A mother and her 2-year-old child have been wounded in a shooting at an apartment complex on the east side of Council Bluffs.

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Government
8:04 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers discuss legislation on horse racing

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The horse racing industry is dismissing an anti-gambling group's allegations that the industry wants to stop live horse racing during a hearing on horse racing bills.

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Government
12:04 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Lawmakers give final approval to bill reorganizing OPS board

A new law will reduce the size of the Omaha Public Schools board to nine members.

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Government
8:55 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Iowa lawmakers to discuss Medicaid expansion

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Democratic proposal to expand Medicaid in Iowa is coming up for debate in a Senate subcommittee.

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Education
1:00 am
Mon February 11, 2013

Westside District 66 facing $5 million budget shortfall

Westside District 66 officials are starting the process of putting together the school district’s 2013-14 budget.

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Government
8:48 am
Sat February 9, 2013

Kerry hopes for pipeline decision in near future

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry promises a "fair and transparent" review of a Canadian company's plan to pipe oil from western Canada that would cross Nebraska.

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