KIOS News

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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Education
3:13 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Early March deadline for OPS board to appoint new member

The Omaha Public Schools board has 45 days to appoint a new District Two representative.

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Weather
10:41 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Nebraska farmers advised to prepare for continued drought

CLAY CENTER, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers are being advised to plan for another growing season of drought.

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Education
10:28 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

OPS board approves contract with superintendent-elect

OPS superintendent-elect Mark Evans.
Credit OPS

Omaha Public Schools superintendent-elect Mark Evans will begin his new job July first.

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Government
10:16 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Legislation introduced to expand Medicaid coverage

A bill in the Nebraska Legislature would extend Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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