douglas county http://kios.org en Autopsy results released in deaths of Omaha mother and son http://kios.org/post/autopsy-results-released-deaths-omaha-mother-and-son <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Preliminary autopsy results show a 54-year-old Omaha woman died of blunt force trauma to her head and her son died of what appears to have been carbon monoxide poisoning. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:32:25 +0000 Associated Press 50415 at http://kios.org Bodies in Omaha home were those of mom, teen son http://kios.org/post/bodies-omaha-home-were-those-mom-teen-son <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Autopsies have been ordered on the bodies of a woman and her 18-year-old son found at their west Omaha home. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:05:32 +0000 Associated Press 50347 at http://kios.org Douglas County approves new fiscal year budget http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-approves-new-fiscal-year-budget-0 <p>Douglas County’s new fiscal year budget includes additional funding for mental health support services. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:16:09 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 49614 at http://kios.org GO! Challenge encourages teens to make healthy choices http://kios.org/post/go-challenge-encourages-teens-make-healthy-choices <p>Encouraging healthy behavior is the goal of a Douglas County initiative called the GO! Challenge.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 47541 at http://kios.org GO! Challenge encourages teens to make healthy choices 5 biggest Nebraska counties all growing fast http://kios.org/post/5-biggest-nebraska-counties-all-growing-fast <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's most-populated counties continue to grow at a fast pace. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:34:50 +0000 Associated Press 44822 at http://kios.org Report looks at impact of Douglas County Health Center http://kios.org/post/report-looks-impact-douglas-county-health-center <p>A new report shows the <a href="http://dchc.douglascounty-ne.gov/">Douglas County Health Center</a> generated $36 million in wages and salary in 2012. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 13:23:17 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 44818 at http://kios.org Second Sunday talk looks at Ft. Omaha role in WW1 http://kios.org/post/second-sunday-talk-looks-ft-omaha-role-ww1 <p>An event this weekend in Omaha focuses on the city’s role in training for World War 1. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:30:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 43754 at http://kios.org Douglas County Attorney to seek re-election http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-attorney-seek-re-election <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine has filed for re-election. He is seeking election to a third four-year term. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:49:38 +0000 Associated Press 41925 at http://kios.org Douglas County eyes benefits for same-sex couples http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-eyes-benefits-same-sex-couples <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Douglas County will consider extending benefits to same-sex spouses of county employees who were legally married in other states. Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:55:52 +0000 Associated Press 39652 at http://kios.org Douglas County launches mobile app for requesting services, reporting issues http://kios.org/post/douglas-county-launches-mobile-app-requesting-services-reporting-issues <p>Douglas County residents have a new way to report issues to the county. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 20:00:01 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 39157 at http://kios.org Douglas County launches mobile app for requesting services, reporting issues