KIOS News

Government
4:51 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Iowa House backs tax credits for wind energy

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The project completion deadline and tax credits for wind energy and other renewable energy projects would be extended under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Iowa House.

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Politics & Elections
2:30 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Voter registration deadlines approaching for primary election

You have through Thursday to register to vote at DMV or Omaha Public Library locations for the 2014 primary election.

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Council Bluffs
8:07 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Interim Council Bluffs police chief swears in son

(Information in the following story is from: The Daily Nonpareil, http://www.nonpareilonline.com )

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — The interim police chief in Council Bluffs has been given a unique opportunity to formally welcome his son as an officer.

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Politics & Elections
8:04 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Ricketts, Bruning spar in Nebraska governor's race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Republican primary race for governor is heating up between Omaha businessman Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Report Released on Impact of Latin-Owned Businesses in Nebraska

According to a new report released by the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies at UNO, Latino businesses grew in the years 2000-2007.

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Health/Medical
2:30 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Prescription drug take-back day Saturday

You can dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs at one of at least a dozen metro area sites this weekend.

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Government
2:10 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Heineman vetoes nurse practitioner regulation bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nurse practitioners will still need to collaborate with physicians in order to practice in Nebraska, after the governor vetoed a bill that would have changed state regulations.

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Government
12:19 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Bill proposes new state hiring, firing practices

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Senate Government Oversight Committee is proposing a bill that would make sweeping changes in some state government practices.

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Omaha
8:01 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Driver died in Omaha crash, police say

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the driver of a sport utility vehicle has died in a central Omaha crash.

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Government
7:58 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Heineman signs Nebraska autism coverage bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An estimated 1,000 Nebraskans will receive insurance coverage for autism therapies under a new state law.

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