KIOS News

General News
6:06 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Veteran designation available in Iowa

Iowa veterans may now request that a “Veteran” designation be placed on their driver’s license or non-operator ID.

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Weather
10:25 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Snow, strong winds create dangerous conditions in Nebraska, Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A winter storm packing snow and wind swept through Iowa and Nebraska, slowing morning commutes, closing schools and leaving portions of major highways shut down.

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Government
8:57 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Relocation incentives could bring more people to rural Nebraska

The Nebraska Legislature's Urban Affairs Committee is considering a bill that would allow communities to use local option sales tax revenue to create incentives for people to relocate to those areas.

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Weather
8:47 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Blowing snow, dangerous road conditions in eastern Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The westbound lanes of Interstate 80 have been closed near Lincoln because of jackknifed semitrailers as blowing snow continues to cause travel problems in eastern Nebraska.

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Weather
2:39 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Winter Weather Advisory for much of KIOS listening area

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Several inches of snow are expected across parts of Iowa and Nebraska as a winter storm moves in.

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Nebraska
8:42 am
Tue January 29, 2013

NRC inspectors back at Ft. Calhoun Station

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have begun the detailed inspections that will determine whether the troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant will be allowed to restart.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Fewer Minorities Getting Screened for Colorectal Cancer

Fewer minorities are getting colorectal cancer screenings, according to a new study conducted in the Center for Health Policy at UNMC.

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Government
2:45 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Senator Fischer has questions for Senator Hagel

Senator Deb Fischer, Courtesy of wikipedia.com

Former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel goes before the Senate Armed Services Committee this week for his Secretary of Defense confirmation hearing.

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Government
10:37 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Iowa Lt. Governor says she'll consider running for U.S. Senate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds isn't ruling out a possible Senate run in the wake of Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin's retirement.

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Omaha
4:36 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Power restored to almost all customers in downtown Omaha following explosion, fire

Updated 5:15 pm: OPPD says power is back on for all but four customers in downtown Omaha following an explosion and fire.

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