KIOS News

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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Government
2:00 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

New law allows online voter registration in Nebraska

Governor Dave Heineman has signed in to law a bill that will allow Nebraskans to register online to vote.

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Government
1:05 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Branstad: No mastermind of secret settlements

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says no single person in his administration coordinated the payment of over $400,000 to former state workers who agreed to keep quiet about their dismissals.

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Sports
12:11 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Doug McDermott leads AP All-America team

Doug McDermott of Creighton is a unanimous choice for The Associated Press All-America team, the first three-time selection in 29 years.

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Omaha
8:10 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Omaha botanical gardens reports theft

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Lauritzen Gardens in Omaha says its handcrafted replicas of Union Station and Central High School have been stolen, along with more than 50 birdhouses, and it's offering a $1,000 reward for their recovery.

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Government
8:08 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Neb. Gov. Heineman vetoes $65 million from budget

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has vetoed $65 million from this year's state budget, and is calling on lawmakers to put more toward property tax relief.

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