KIOS News

Government
2:35 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

House, Senate begin work to resolve differences on farm bill

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer says the farm bill, defense spending, and the budget are all up for discussion this week.

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Government
9:28 am
Wed October 30, 2013

State funding urged for Nebraska telecom services

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A consultant is warning that rural Nebraska could lose high-quality broadband service unless the state provides funding to offset a loss in federal subsidies.

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Nebraska
9:26 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Homer woman claims $1 million Powerball prize

HOMER, Neb. (AP) — A woman has claimed the $1 million Powerball lottery prize she won with a ticket she bought in her northeast Nebraska hometown of Homer.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed October 30, 2013

UNMC Announces a New Clinical Coordinating Center

UNMC is now the clinical coordinating center for a new $12.2 million dollar study targeting aortic aneurysms.

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Business
2:20 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

OPPD reaches Fort Calhoun Station repair milestone

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A troubled nuclear power plant near Omaha is being heated up to test its pressurized steam pipes for leaks after an outage that dates to April 2011.

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Government
2:08 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

Agency says Iowa tax receipts up in September compared to a year ago

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislative Services Agency says the state's tax receipts were more than 9 percent higher in September than a year ago.

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Crime
11:07 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Police: woman shot and killed during robbery at a Ralston apartment

RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say two robbers broke into a Ralston apartment and fatally shot a woman.

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Education
9:10 am
Tue October 29, 2013

OPS board picks new Subdistrict 9 member

The Omaha Public Schools board has a new member.

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Nebraska
8:11 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Nebraska farmers caught up on corn harvest

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's farmers have used the relatively dry weather across the state to catch up on the corn harvest.

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Government
8:10 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Omaha Fire Department to wait on future of captain

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha Fire Department says it will wait before making a decision on the future of a captain accused of having marijuana, alcohol and a handgun during a traffic stop.

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