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Government
2:25 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Additional public meeting set on Council Bluffs Comprehensive Plan

Council Bluffs is moving forward with an update to its Comprehensive Plan known as “The Bluffs Tomorrow: 2030.”

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Government
12:48 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

First-round approval given to bill reducing the size of the OPS board

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An overhaul bill to shrink the Omaha Public Schools board has won first-round approval in the Nebraska Legislature.

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Government
10:46 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Lawsuit filed over pipeline review process

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska says a law that establishes a review process for a proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline is constitutional.

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Government
10:43 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Hagel questioned about Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Defense budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain is tangling with Chuck Hagel over his past statements about the Iraq war. The Arizona Republican says that his dissatisfaction Hagel's answers could affect whether he votes for or against the former Republican senator who is President Barack Obama's choice for secretary of defense.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Veteran designation available in Iowa

Iowa veterans may now request that a “Veteran” designation be placed on their driver’s license or non-operator ID.

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Weather
10:25 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Snow, strong winds create dangerous conditions in Nebraska, Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A winter storm packing snow and wind swept through Iowa and Nebraska, slowing morning commutes, closing schools and leaving portions of major highways shut down.

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Government
8:57 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Relocation incentives could bring more people to rural Nebraska

The Nebraska Legislature's Urban Affairs Committee is considering a bill that would allow communities to use local option sales tax revenue to create incentives for people to relocate to those areas.

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Weather
8:47 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Blowing snow, dangerous road conditions in eastern Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The westbound lanes of Interstate 80 have been closed near Lincoln because of jackknifed semitrailers as blowing snow continues to cause travel problems in eastern Nebraska.

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Weather
2:39 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Winter Weather Advisory for much of KIOS listening area

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Several inches of snow are expected across parts of Iowa and Nebraska as a winter storm moves in.

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Nebraska
8:42 am
Tue January 29, 2013

NRC inspectors back at Ft. Calhoun Station

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Federal regulators have begun the detailed inspections that will determine whether the troubled Fort Calhoun nuclear power plant will be allowed to restart.

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