KIOS News

General News
8:06 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Council Bluffs Holds Public Meeting Tonight on West Broadway Corridor Plan

West Broadway Corridor, Courtesy City of Council Bluffs

The City of Council Bluffs will hold its third in a series of public meetings tonight from 6:00 to 8:00 on the West Broadway Corridor Redevelopment Plan. 

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Government
7:50 am
Mon April 27, 2015

Big issues loom for Nebraska lawmakers as session nears end

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With a little more than a month left in the session, Nebraska lawmakers still to have to take final action on some of the year's largest and most contentious issues.

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Crime
7:47 am
Mon April 27, 2015

2 Bellevue officers suffer minor injuries in fracas

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — Two Bellevue police officers sent to keep the peace have been treated for minor injuries after a fracas erupted over the towing of a vehicle.

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Omaha
7:45 am
Mon April 27, 2015

96-year-old World War Two veteran shares experiences during UNO talk

96-year-old Mildred Brodt served in the Women's Army Corps during World War Two. She spoke last Thursday at UNO about her experiences in Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Japan.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

About one million World War Two veterans are still alive---and a 96-year-old female veteran of that war spoke at UNO last week.

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Health/Medical
6:23 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Midwest pheasant producers are nervous as bird flu spreads

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Game bird producers in the Midwest are ramping up disease prevention measures in an effort to shield their multi-billion-dollar industry from the highly contagious avian influenza outbreak sweeping the region's poultry producers.

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General News
6:21 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Nemaha commissioner apologizes for racial slur

AUBURN, Neb. (AP) — A Nemaha County commissioner is defending his colleague who publicly apologized for using a racial slur during a Thursday board meeting in Auburn.

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General News
6:20 am
Sat April 25, 2015

Lincoln officials deluged with overdoses of synthetic pot

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Emergency workers have been swamped with overdoses of synthetic marijuana in Lincoln.

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Government
7:53 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Schools OK to use lease-purchase agreements for construction

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has reaffirmed that public school districts are not prohibited by state law from using lease-purchase agreements to fund building projects.

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Government
7:51 am
Fri April 24, 2015

Court: Food stamp recipients entitled to local hearing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says food stamp recipients are entitled to a face-to-face meeting in their local welfare office for hearings that could affect their benefits.

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Education
3:16 pm
Thu April 23, 2015

Pottawattamie Promise: new program to help teens go to college

The first group of Pottawattamie Promise students will enroll at Iowa Western Community College this fall.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

About 45 western Iowa high school students will attend college on full scholarships this fall as part of a new pilot program.

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