KIOS News

Education
8:11 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Board OKs Nebraska fine arts standards for schools

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The State Board of Education has approved Nebraska's first fine arts standards in music, visual, performing and media arts.

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Arts
6:06 am
Wed March 5, 2014

"Lion Ark" focuses on animal rescue

From "Lion Ark"

"Lion Ark" is a documentary film about the rescue of 25 African lions from circuses in Bolivia.

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Iowa
1:00 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Public meeting next Tuesday on Council Bluffs interstate project

The reconstruction of I-29 at U-S Highway 275 and Iowa Highway 92 in Council Bluffs is the subject of a public meeting next Tuesday.

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Omaha
10:44 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Omaha psychiatrist sues over firing

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A psychiatrist says in his lawsuit against the Douglas County Corrections Department that he was fired after testifying that the suspect in four Omaha slayings was "crazy."

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Crime
8:02 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Gretna woman pleads guilty to stealing $4.1M

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 54-year-old Gretna woman already serving time for tax evasion has pleaded guilty to stealing the $4.1 million on which she didn't pay taxes.

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Education
3:07 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Iowa gov. launches teacher leadership program

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Nearly 40 school districts have been selected to initiate teacher leadership programs next school year as part of Iowa's 2013 education reform plan.

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Government
3:06 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Neb. AG Bruning, others offer tips to avoid fraud

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning and others are warning about fraud and financial scams that can be heartbreaking for victims.

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Education
11:47 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Another bond issue to be decided by Springfield-Platteview voters

Voters in the Springfield-Platteview School District will once again be asked to approve a bond for infrastructure upgrades.

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Business
8:06 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Midwest economic survey index drops slightly

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

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Government
6:26 am
Sat March 1, 2014

Panel advances Nebraska property tax credit bill

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to increase funding for Nebraska's property tax credit program has advanced out of a legislative committee.

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