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Nebraska
8:15 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Lawsuit trial begins in 1985 Beatrice slaying case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An attorney for one of the six people wrongly convicted of the 1985 slaying of a Beatrice woman says the officials responsible have yet to take responsibility for the injustice.

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Politics & Elections
8:13 am
Tue January 7, 2014

2 Nebraska governor hopefuls unveil tax cut plans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two Republican candidates for Nebraska governor have unveiled tax-cut proposals that they'll introduce as state senators, once the Legislature convenes.

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Weather
3:00 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Douglas County Health Department shares cold weather safety tips

Bitterly cold weather is expected to linger in the KIOS listening area through Tuesday morning.

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Government
3:00 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Nebraska Legislature returns to session Wednesday

State Senator Heath Mello says he’ll support legislation in the upcoming session to address prison overcrowding and good time laws.

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Omaha
11:44 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Suit against Omaha police claims excessive force

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says a lawsuit has been filed against Omaha police over excessive force.

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Politics & Elections
11:40 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Branstad says he has more than $4 million on hand

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he has more than $4 million in his campaign account.

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Government
5:40 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Council Bluffs' new Mayor discusses his priorities

Council Bluffs’ new Mayor begins his first week on the job Monday.

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Weather
4:59 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Pets should be brought inside, protected in cold

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pet owners are being encouraged to bring their animals inside during the bitter cold snap.

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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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