KIOS News

Crime
3:28 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Man charged in Omaha slayings gets bench trial

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of killing four people in Omaha last summer will have his fate decided by a judge, not a jury.

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Technology
2:54 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

New app warns of flood threats

A new smartphone app can alert you when there’s flooding in your area.

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Crime
10:59 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Omaha college student arrested for guns in dorm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 20-year-old University of Nebraska at Omaha student has been arrested after three rifles, magazines and bullets were found in his dorm room.

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Health/Medical
7:55 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Nebraskans reminded of health insurance deadline

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some lawmakers are urging Nebraskans to enroll in a health insurance plan under the federal health care law by the end of the month.

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Government
7:53 am
Tue March 25, 2014

Transparency bill for Neb. county boards advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill designed to prevent Nebraska county supervisors from making decisions behind closed doors has won first-round approval in the Legislature.

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Event focuses on needs of young black women

100 young black women will participate Friday in a conference designed to teach them important life skills.

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Education
2:30 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Three finalists for Millard Public Schools superintendent

Millard Public Schools has identified three finalists for its next superintendent.

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Government
11:30 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Lawmakers approve $7.8 billion budget package

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have approved a $7.8 billion budget package with additional state aid for property tax relief.

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Government
10:30 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Branstad supports Workforce Development director

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is standing behind the director of Iowa Workforce Development who has been criticized by Democratic lawmakers for allegedly improperly pressuring judges who hear unemployment cases to rule against workers and in favor of employers.

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Government
7:53 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Nebraska Medicaid bill dead, but debate not over

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's latest attempt to expand Medicaid may have died this year, but the issue is certain survive through the November elections and beyond.

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