KIOS News

Government
2:54 pm
Fri January 9, 2015

Pipeline opponents call on President Obama to reject KXL following court ruling

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline say there’s the potential for additional legal action following the Nebraska Supreme Court’s ruling Friday.

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Government
9:00 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Nebraska high court tosses suit over Keystone pipeline route

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's highest court has tossed a lawsuit challenging a proposed route for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying the landowners who sued didn't have legal standing to do so.

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Politics & Elections
8:28 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Iowa GOP party chair says straw poll permissible

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa Republican Party says holding a straw poll is permissible under new Republican National Committee rules.

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Crime
8:26 am
Fri January 9, 2015

Nebraska teen convicted of strangling guard seeks new trial

GERING, Neb. (AP) — An attorney for a Wyoming teenager convicted of the 2014 strangulation of a Scotts Bluff County jailer will argue in court this week for a new trial, alleging jury misconduct.

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Government
2:39 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Pete Ricketts sworn in as 40th governor of Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts has been sworn into office as the 40th governor of Nebraska.

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General News
2:28 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

OPD has new website

The Omaha Police Department unveiled its new website on January 1st.

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Government
1:22 pm
Thu January 8, 2015

Voter ID, helmet repeal measures among first Nebraska bills

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have introduced the first bills of this year's session, including a voter identification measure and an attempt to repeal the state's motorcycle helmet law.

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Crime
11:45 am
Thu January 8, 2015

'Proven liars' to testify against Omaha woman, lawyer says

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The lawyer for an Omaha woman has told a jury that family members who'll be testifying against her are not to be believed.

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Government
11:41 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Senate panel approves Keystone bill despite veto threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared a key Senate committee Thursday, setting up a floor debate next week as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on President Barack Obama to rescind his veto threat.

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Government
3:11 pm
Wed January 7, 2015

Kearney state senator elected speaker of the Legislature

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Legislature has chosen state Sen. Galen Hadley of Kearney as its next speaker.

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