safety http://kios.org en Lawmakers push campaign to curb distracted driving http://kios.org/post/lawmakers-push-campaign-curb-distracted-driving <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lawmakers in the Iowa Senate have taken a new route to address distracted driving across the state. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:07:27 +0000 Associated Press 45113 at http://kios.org UNMC ophthalmologist urges safety when using fireworks http://kios.org/post/unmc-ophthalmologist-urges-safety-when-using-fireworks <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">The Nebraska State Fire Marshal&#39;s office says 144 people were injured in 2010 by misuse of fireworks.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">In the city of Omaha, residents can shoot off fireworks from 8 am to 11 pm through Wednesday. An ophthalmologist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center says if you choose to do so, wear eye protection and don&#39;t let children use fireworks.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">&nbsp;</p> Mon, 02 Jul 2012 06:00:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 15427 at http://kios.org UNMC ophthalmologist urges safety when using fireworks