KIOS News

General News
6:06 am
Thu October 24, 2013

US Army Corps of Engineers invites public input

Due to the government shutdown earlier this month, the US Army Corps of Engineers was unable to hold five public meetings on the 2013-2014 Draft Annual Operating Plan for the Missouri River Mainstem System.

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Crime
8:17 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Man who killed six people will remain in mental hospital

(Information in the following story is from: Lincoln Journal Star, http://www.journalstar.com)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A judge has ordered a man who killed six members of a western Nebraska family in 1975 to remain in a psychiatric hospital.

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Government
8:15 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Nebraska DHHS warns of reduction in food stamp benefits

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Most food stamp recipients in Nebraska will see their benefit cut starting on Nov. 1, when a temporary boost in federal aid expires.

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Education
8:12 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Syria discussions, violence in Egypt topics of UNO Middle East Forum

Ongoing violence in Egypt, and upcoming international talks on Syria, are among the topics that’ll be discussed Thursday at this month’s Middle East Forum.

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Health/Medical
9:19 am
Tue October 22, 2013

First confirmed flu case in Douglas County

Douglas County has its first confirmed flu case of the season.

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Government
8:12 am
Tue October 22, 2013

Applicants sought for legislative seat

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman is seeking qualified applicants to replace a state lawmaker who is resigning on Nov. 1.

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Crime
8:10 am
Tue October 22, 2013

State hit by claim in killing of Omaha woman

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The husband of an Omaha woman who authorities say was among four slain by a man recently released from prison has filed a $7.5 million claim against the state of Nebraska.

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Education
6:06 am
Tue October 22, 2013

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans Speaks at Press Club

OPS Superintendent Mark Evans, Courtesy of WOWT.com

This month’s Omaha Press Club’s Noon Forum featured Mark Evans, Omaha Public Schools’ new superintendent.

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Health/Medical
2:00 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day event Saturday

Saturday is the DEA’s National Drug Take-Back Day.

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Politics & Elections
1:43 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

State Sen. Burke Harr running for re-election

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska state senator has announced plans to seek re-election to his seat in the Legislature.

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