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6:06 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Father Unknown at OFF

“Father Unknown” is not a film Director David Quint set out to make and yet at the same time, he says it was a film he had been making his whole life. The movie will screen at the Omaha Film Festival next week.  Here’s Omaha Public Radio’s Cheril Lee with the details…

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Government
5:17 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Disaster policy to give Nebraska cities faster repayment

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Emergency Agency will be changing its policy so that communities that are rebuilding after a disaster can get reimbursed faster.

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General News
5:16 am
Tue March 3, 2015

Missouri DNR official to lead Nebraska environmental agency

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A state water official from Missouri is slated serve as the new director of Nebraska's Department of Environmental Quality.

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Other Content
7:50 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

KIOS Jazz CD Of The Month: Steve Turre / Spiritman / Smoke Sessions Records

Spiritman, the latest release ​from trombonist and Omaha native Steve Turre, is the latest in along line of recordings that puts Turre's masterful skills as a player, bandleader and composer on full display. It covers the gamut from hard bop to ballads, to blues and funk.

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7:31 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

Rex Abbasi Acoustic Quartet/Intents and Purposes/Enja Records

Many fans of jazz-rock are familiar with some of the most well-known 1970s anthems from the supergroups that attracted huge followings worldwide. On the Last Call, I have played many of these selections for fans of avant-garde music . Some listeners may have desired from time to time to hear these selections through a different, more subtle, less noisy lens.

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1:28 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

​KIOS BLUES CHART: FEBRUARY 2015

ARTIST / CD TITLE / RECORD LABEL

1.SMOKIN' JOE KUBEK & BNOIS KING / FAT MAN'S SHINE PARLOR / BLIND PIG

2.TINSLEY ELLIS / TOUGH LOVE / HEARTFIXER

3.MIKE HENDERSON BAND / IF YOU THINK IT'S HOT HERE.../ELLERSOUL

4.JEFF JENSEN / MOROSE ELEPHANT / SWINGSUIT

5.TAS CRU / YOU KEEP THE MONEY / CRUSTEE TEES

6.ROBIN McKELLE & THE FLYTONES  / HEART OF MEMPHIS / OKEH

7.BRAD ABSHER & SWAMP ROYALE / LUCKY DOG / MONTROSE

8.JD McPHERSON / LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL / ROUNDER

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11:00 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Jazz Calendar (Updated 3 / 02 / 2015)

General News
8:52 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Federal judge blocks Nebraska's gay marriage ban

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked Nebraska's gay marriage ban, but the decision will not take effect until March 9.

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Business
8:49 am
Mon March 2, 2015

Buffett expects another big crowd at shareholder meeting

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The crowd at this year's Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting is likely to top 40,000 as the company marks 50 years of Warren Buffett's leadership.

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Crime
6:06 am
Mon March 2, 2015

SafeWise Announces the 10 Safest Cities in Nebraska

Auburn, Wahoo and Blair are three of the safest cities in Nebraska according to the new SafeWise report.

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