KIOS News

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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Arts
4:39 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Temporary Public Art Exhibit Aims to Start Conversation About Respect

A new exhibit opening Sunday focuses on engaging the community in conversations concerning prejudice and stereotypes.

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Crime
2:36 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Omaha man gets lawyer for death penalty sentencing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska man convicted of killing four people shortly after he was released from prison last summer will have lawyers representing him when it's decided whether he should be executed.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Gas prices up in Omaha compared to 2013

Gas prices are up 21 cents in Omaha compared to this time last year.

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Government
8:06 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Same issues, new faces for 2015 Nebraska session

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers will face many of the same issues in 2015 that they failed to pass this year, but more than one-third of the senators will be new.

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Environment
8:04 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

WASHINGTON (AP) — A study paid for by the federal government says biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term.

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Technology
4:00 am
Mon April 21, 2014

Creighton research looks at impact of kill switch for smartphones

A Creighton researcher says consumers could save millions of dollars every year if a “kill switch” was available for lost or stolen smartphones.

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General News
6:36 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Nebraska joins wildfire compact with nearby states

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill that will have Nebraska join forces with Colorado, Wyoming and the Dakotas in fighting wildfires.

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Government
6:33 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Hearing to consider voting policies in 4 states

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Civil rights groups are planning a hearing to consider how to improve elections administration and expand access to voting in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

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Government
2:09 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department is giving federal agencies more time to review the Keystone XL pipeline before deciding whether to issue a permit.

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