KIOS News

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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Education
4:34 am
Mon January 28, 2013

Room and board rates going up at NU campuses

Students at NU campuses in Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, and at the College of Technical Agriculture will pay more for room and board next year.

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Government
6:25 am
Sat January 26, 2013

Lawmakers hear testimony on Skin Cancer Prevention Act

LINCOLN--- In an emotionally charged hearing Friday, Nebraska legislators listened to supporters and opponents of the Skin Cancer Prevention Act.

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Government
10:36 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Report finds issues with Nebraska's child welfare system

A new report shows Nebraska children are removed from their homes at almost twice the national rate under the state’s child welfare system.

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Government
8:26 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Iowa Senate GOP lawmakers to introduce voter ID bill

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Senate Republicans will introduce legislation requiring that Iowans present photo identification in order to vote.

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Government
8:23 am
Fri January 25, 2013

Legislation would require congenital heart screenings for newborns

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Doctors who treat newborns are urging Nebraska lawmakers to support a bill that would require congenital heart screenings as a way to help spot potential health threats.

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Government
3:26 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Senator Nordquist Proposes 2 Bills to Fight Cancer

Senator Jeremy Nordquist of Omaha is sponsoring two measures that focus on reducing the cancer risk among young people.

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