KIOS News

Politics & Elections
2:20 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Ricketts places Lt. Gov. Heidemann on GOP ticket

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts has picked Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race.

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Council Bluffs
8:01 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Western Iowa authorities say woman died in fire

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Authorities in western Iowa say a woman has died in a fire just east of Council Bluffs.

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Business
7:58 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Midwest economic index hits another 3-year high

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has inched up to hit another three-year high, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months.

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Business
1:00 am
Mon June 2, 2014

TIF, occupation tax suggested to help pay for Crossroads Village

The developers of Crossroads Village in Omaha won’t seek general obligation bond funding from the city of Omaha to help pay for the project.

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General News
6:16 am
Sat May 31, 2014

UN Board of Regents approves tuition freeze

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has approved a tuition freeze for state students.

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General News
6:13 am
Sat May 31, 2014

Experts: Late freeze to cut some corn yields

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Experst say corn farmers in parts of southeast Nebraska can expect to take a hit on yields this year, thanks to a late spring freeze.

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Business
2:30 pm
Fri May 30, 2014

Small business owners honored for successes

The owners of 12 small businesses in Omaha are being honored for their successes over the past five years.

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Omaha
11:55 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Motorcyclist killed in crash was off-duty fireman

WATERLOO, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say a motorcyclist killed early Friday in a head-on crash with a pickup was an off-duty Omaha firefighter, and the truck driver likely faces criminal charges.

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Government
8:11 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Branstad to sign cannabis oil, HIV bills

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is signing into law a bill that legalizes the use of cannabis oil to treat severe epilepsy and one that lessens the penalties for people who unknowingly expose someone to HIV. He's also signing bills that offer additional tax credits for installing wind and solar energy systems.

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Omaha
8:09 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Omaha

WATERLOO, Neb. (AP) — A motorcyclist has died in a head-on crash with a pickup just west of Omaha.

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