News Archive http://kios.org en New Iowa caucus count shows Santorum with 34 vote lead http://kios.org/post/new-iowa-caucus-count-shows-santorum-34-vote-lead <p>Des Moines, IA – A new count of Iowa caucus votes shows former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum with a 34 vote lead over former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Romney was initially declared the winner of the caucus by an eight-vote margin.</p> Thu, 19 Jan 2012 14:17:45 +0000 7005 at http://kios.org 3rd Annual At Ease Awareness Luncheon features Medal of Honor Recipient Sal Giunta http://kios.org/post/3rd-annual-ease-awareness-luncheon-features-medal-honor-recipient-sal-giunta <p>Omaha, NE – The 3rd Annual At Ease Awareness Luncheon takes place on Monday, January 30th. The luncheon takes place at 11:45 a.m. at Century Link Center. The event is a fundraiser for At Ease, a program that provides trauma treatment and therapeutic support for active duty military, veterans and their families.</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 23:12:44 +0000 Cheril Lee 7001 at http://kios.org 3rd Annual At Ease Awareness Luncheon features Medal of Honor Recipient Sal Giunta The Salvation Army continues its Tree of Lights campaign http://kios.org/post/salvation-army-continues-its-tree-lights-campaign <p>Omaha, NE – The Salvation Army of Omaha's Tree of Lights campaign continues through the end of the month. Thus far, the Salvation Army is short of its goal.</p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 22:25:33 +0000 Cheril Lee 6998 at http://kios.org The Salvation Army continues its Tree of Lights campaign MLK Day Essay Contest winners read their winning works on Monday http://kios.org/post/mlk-day-essay-contest-winners-read-their-winning-works-monday <p>Omaha, NE – More than 300 kids from 1st through 12th grade, entered the United Way of the Midlands annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Essay Contest.</p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 22:21:58 +0000 Cheril Lee 6997 at http://kios.org MLK Day Essay Contest winners read their winning works on Monday Kids Count in Nebraska 2011 Report Highlights Importance of Early Childhood http://kios.org/post/kids-count-nebraska-2011-report-highlights-importance-early-childhood <p>Omaha, NE – Voices for Children in Nebraska recently released the Kids Count Report. One of the major findings concerns the increase in children living in poverty. The overall cost of poverty and poor investment in early childhood, doesn't just affect the kids themselves but in the state's future prosperity.</p> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 21:54:41 +0000 Cheril Lee 6995 at http://kios.org Kids Count in Nebraska 2011 Report Highlights Importance of Early Childhood Creighton celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. http://kios.org/post/creighton-celebrates-life-and-legacy-martin-luther-king-jr <p>Omaha, NE – Creighton University celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with four days of events next week.</p> Wed, 11 Jan 2012 22:33:10 +0000 Cheril Lee 6992 at http://kios.org Creighton celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Radiation: Facts, Fantasies and Phobias the subject of tonight's Omaha Science Cafe http://kios.org/post/radiation-facts-fantasies-and-phobias-subject-tonights-omaha-science-cafe <p>Omaha, NE – Radiation: Facts, Fantasies and Phobias is the title of tonight's Omaha Science Cafe. The guest speaker is David Crouse, a professor in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy at UNMC. He says he will try to clarify the facts about radiation and radiation exposure.</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:35:22 +0000 Cheril Lee 6991 at http://kios.org Radiation: Facts, Fantasies and Phobias the subject of tonight's Omaha Science Cafe Corps of Engineers releases 2012 Annual Operating Plan http://kios.org/post/corps-engineers-releases-2012-annual-operating-plan <p>Omaha, NE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its 2012 Annual Operating Plan Friday afternoon. The plan incorporates suggestions from a series of public meetings and an independent panel's report on last summer's Missouri River flooding.</p> Sat, 07 Jan 2012 00:45:18 +0000 Katie Schubert 6988 at http://kios.org Corps of Engineers releases 2012 Annual Operating Plan Ellis Hall's Tribute to Ray Charles takes place at the Holland Center on January 14th http://kios.org/post/ellis-halls-tribute-ray-charles-takes-place-holland-center-january-14th <p>Omaha, NE – The Omaha Symphony Rock's series continues on Saturday, January 14th with a program featuring music by Ray Charles. Ray Charles protege and friend, pianist Ellis Hall performs his most popular songs.</p> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 21:14:20 +0000 Cheril Lee 6987 at http://kios.org Ellis Hall's Tribute to Ray Charles takes place at the Holland Center on January 14th Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska Debuts Direct Sale Cookie Program http://kios.org/post/girl-scouts-spirit-nebraska-debuts-direct-sale-cookie-program <p>Omaha, NE – When Girl Scout Cookies go on sale this year, there won't be a wait for the cookies to arrive.</p> Fri, 06 Jan 2012 20:15:08 +0000 Cheril Lee 6986 at http://kios.org Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska Debuts Direct Sale Cookie Program