KIOS News

Government
2:37 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Leader of Iowa schools for deaf, blind to retire

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The man who leads special schools for deaf and blind students in Iowa has announced plans to retire.

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Government
2:29 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Douglas County to extend health, other benefits to same-sex spouses of employees

Douglas County will extend health insurance and other benefits to the same-sex spouses of county employees.

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Sports
8:08 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Big Ten reprimands Pelini, fines Nebraska for comment

The Big Ten Conference has issued a public reprimand of Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini and fined the school $10,000 for Pelini's comments about the officiating in the Cornhuskers' game against Iowa last week.

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Government
7:58 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Nebraska treasurer reminds about unclaimed property

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State Treasurer Don Stenberg wants Nebraskans to check to see whether they own any of the $125 million in unclaimed property his office is holding.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Tue December 3, 2013

Central Omaha Transit public meeting Tuesday

Transportation and public transit options are the subject of a meeting Tuesday evening in Omaha.

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Government
2:02 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

Nebraska lawmaker launches Medicaid expansion petition

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker has started an online petition to build support for a Medicaid expansion proposal that has stalled in the Legislature.

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Government
10:55 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Douglas County eyes benefits for same-sex couples

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County will consider extending benefits to same-sex spouses of county employees who were legally married in other states.

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Omaha
8:10 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Bicycle corral installed in Benson

Bicyclists in Benson have a new place to park their bikes.

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Crime
8:00 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Woman shot and killed inside NE Omaha home

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police say a 41-year-old woman was shot and killed inside a home in northeast Omaha this weekend, and a suspect has been arrested.

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Business
7:57 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Midwest business conditions improve in November

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic report says business conditions in nine Midwestern states improved slightly in November.

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