KIOS News

Government
8:12 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska tax receipts above estimates in November

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Revenue says net tax collections in November were nearly 5 percent higher than projected.

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Government
8:09 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers eye ways to improve college savings

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers are looking to increase participation in Nebraska's state-sponsored college savings plan, which is disproportionately used by higher-income families.

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Omaha
1:00 am
Wed December 11, 2013

MCC hosts documentary, discussion on life and murder of Emmett Till

A documentary showing Thursday in Omaha explores the life and murder of Emmett Till, and the struggle for justice following his death.

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Nebraska
2:29 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Authorities investigate body found in eastern Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the discovery of a body covered by snow in eastern Nebraska.

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Nebraska
2:26 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

American Red Cross officials share tips to prevent house fires

The American Red Cross has responded to 17 house fires in Nebraska and southwest Iowa since last Friday.

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Crime
10:48 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Omaha teacher accused of student sex assault

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 28-year-old Omaha teacher has been accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student.

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Government
8:10 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Gaps in mental, intellectual services investigated

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraskans who suffer from a combination of intellectual, behavioral and mental-health problems aren't always receiving state services that could help them.

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Politics & Elections
8:08 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Omaha City Councilman quits race for Congress

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

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha City Councilman Pete Festersen is dropping out of the race for Congress two months after launching his campaign, and he leaves Democrats without a candidate to challenge Republican Rep. Lee Terry.

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Business
6:06 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Iowa's Employment Forecast Rises

The Iowa Business Council just released its 4th Quarter Overall Economic Outlook Survey Results.

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Education
2:08 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Iowa Governor launches education awareness campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad wants more people in Iowa to know about the benefits of science, technology, engineering and math education.

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