KIOS News

Government
8:07 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Lawmakers push campaign to curb distracted driving

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa Senate have taken a new route to address distracted driving across the state.

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Government
8:05 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Neb. lawmakers advance 'emergency powers' gun bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to a bill that would prohibit governors from restricting gun sales in a declared state emergency.

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Sarpy County
8:03 am
Wed April 2, 2014

Papillion takes over fire calls for La Vista

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — The Papillion Fire Department will now provide fire and rescue services for the neighboring city of La Vista.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed April 2, 2014

The Nebraska Science Festival Returns

The 2nd annual Nebraska Science Festival runs April 24th through the 27th at various venues across the state.

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Government
2:42 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Nebraska lawmakers vote to override budget vetoes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have voted to override Gov. Dave Heineman's vetoes of state budget items, including funding for courtyard fountains and a new heating system at the Capitol.

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Government
2:30 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

New security measures in place for city council, county board meetings

Anyone attending an Omaha City Council or Douglas County Board meeting will notice new security measures in place.

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Council Bluffs
11:20 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Tyson adding about 140 jobs at Council Bluffs site

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Tyson Fresh Meats will be adding around 140 jobs at a Council Bluffs plant, now that Tyson has won more than $950,000 in Iowa tax credits.

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Nebraska
8:55 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Lack of moisture a concern for Nebraska farmers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — As Nebraska farmers prepare to plant their crops in the next few weeks, they are worrying about the lack of moisture.

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Business
8:54 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Midwest economic survey index rises slightly

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states has risen slightly, suggesting economic growth over the next three to six months.

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