KIOS News

Weather
4:57 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Cold weather prompts widespread school closings

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Many school districts in Iowa and Nebraska will remain closed today because of the dangerously cold weather.

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Business
11:44 am
Fri January 3, 2014

5 Nebraska counties, Advance Southwest Iowa form partnership

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad sign a proclamation in support of the Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

The Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership is growing, with the addition of Advance Southwest Iowa.

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Government
8:03 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Iowa awarded $1.36M for solar tax credits in 2013

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Revenue Department says the state awarded $1.36 million in tax credits to Iowa people and companies for installing solar energy systems last year.

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Government
8:00 am
Fri January 3, 2014

Nebraska vets' home makes national priority list

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The planned Central Nebraska Veterans Home in Kearney has been added to a national priority list for federal construction grants.

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Government
1:30 pm
Thu January 2, 2014

$11.5 million in state funding going to five communities for road projects

The city of Omaha will receive $6 million in state funding for road maintenance and repairs.

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Omaha
8:25 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Omaha police find crying toddler in cold car

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A child found crying inside a frigid car in a northeast Omaha parking lot has been taken into protective custody and her parents have been cited for neglect.

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Business
8:02 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Business conditions improve slightly in December

A monthly survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states shows the economy grew in December.

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Nebraska
7:57 am
Thu January 2, 2014

Relatives worry about missing Omaha girl, 16

(Information in the following story is from: The North Platte Telegraph, http://www.nptelegraph.com )

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Relatives of a missing Omaha teenager are increasingly anxious about her safety after she didn't contact them during the holidays.

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Crime
8:44 am
Wed January 1, 2014

Neb. psychiatrist: Man competent for murder trial

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A psychiatrist working for prosecutors says a former prison inmate charged with killing four people in Omaha is competent to stand trial.

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Government
8:41 am
Wed January 1, 2014

Lawmaker urges utility sale to cover Omaha bills

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A state senator is suggesting that the sale of the customer-owned Metropolitan Utilities District could raise money to help Omaha pay some of its big bills.

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