KIOS News

Government
8:30 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Advocacy group launches campaign for road funding

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Advocates seeking more funding for Iowa's bridges and roads are launching a new advertising campaign.

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Omaha
8:27 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Teen dies after fainting on school bus in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 16-year-old girl has died after fainting on a school bus in Omaha.

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Business
6:06 am
Wed December 3, 2014

Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce Presents its Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon

The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce is focusing its annual Economic Outlook Luncheon on how metro areas function together.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed December 3, 2014

UNO Graduate Students Offer Public Forum Tonight

A group of UNO graduate students focusing on Public Administration and Democracy class will present findings tonight on community violence and public health. 

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Government
3:39 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

ACLU seeks Nebraska recognition of gay marriages

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A civil liberties group is asking a judge to order Nebraska to recognize same-sex marriages while the group's legal challenge to the state's gay marriage ban is pending.

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Government
2:57 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Groups: Lack of coverage a factor in bankruptcies

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Advocates who want to expand Medicaid say a lack of insurance is driving many of Nebraska's personal bankruptcies.

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Politics & Elections
9:00 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Joni Ernst formally resigns from Iowa Senate

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Following her election to the U.S. Senate, Joni Ernst has resigned from the Iowa Senate and Gov. Terry Branstad has set a special election to fill her position.

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Business
8:58 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Report: slow growth ahead in Midwest, Plains

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly report suggests slow economic growth is likely in nine Midwestern and Plains states in the months ahead because low crop and energy prices are hurting business.

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Sports
1:34 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Bo Pelini fired after 7 seasons with Cornhuskers

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Bo Pelini has been fired as Nebraska's football coach after a seven-year stint marked by his inability to restore the program to sustained national prominence and a number of embarrassing losses in big games.

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General News
1:32 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Operation Tipping Point aims to cut gang crime

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lancaster County and Lincoln police have started Operation Tipping Point, a program aimed at helping keep at-risk youth from joining gangs.

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