KIOS News

Government
7:42 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Personal property tax break for Nebraska businesses advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska farmers and business owners could get a property tax break under a bill moving through the Legislature.

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Education
7:38 am
Tue May 5, 2015

Gay teacher ousted from Catholic school finds new job

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A gay teacher whose Omaha Catholic school contract is not being renewed has found a new job.

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Health/Medical
3:34 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Iowa sees big drop in people diagnosed with HIV

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa public health officials say the number of new HIV diagnoses fell dramatically last year, but it's too soon to tell if the drop represents a sustained trend.

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Omaha
3:32 pm
Mon May 4, 2015

Omahans encouraged to take measures to reduce ozone pollution

Omahans are encouraged to take alternative transportation over the hot summer months to reduce ground ozone levels.

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Government
9:30 am
Mon May 4, 2015

Difference over surplus money delays legislative adjournment

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — At the center of the unresolved Iowa budget is a simple disagreement on how to count the money.

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Business
6:27 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Berkshire Hathaway's first-quarter profit up 10 percent

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company says its first-quarter profit jumped 10 percent on the strength of its railroad and insurance businesses.

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Business
6:26 am
Sat May 2, 2015

Berkshire Hathaway firms offer annual meeting souvenirs

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders attending this weekend's annual meeting can pick up commemorative underwear, jewelry, running shoes and other souvenirs.

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Agriculture
3:14 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Iowa Ag Department says bird flu found at 4 more sites

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Agriculture Department is announcing four more bird flu cases, including at a chicken operation with an estimated 1 million birds.

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Government
1:37 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

Branstad signs 14 bills, 1 to expunge dismissed charges

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has signed 14 bills into law, including a measure that would expunge the records of people with not-guilty verdicts and dismissed criminal charges.

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Health/Medical
8:06 am
Fri May 1, 2015

UNMC's new Nebraska Center for Substance Abuse Research

A new center at UNMC will promote and foster innovative multidisciplinary research in the field of substance abuse in Nebraska.

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