LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker who left the Republican Party to become one of the nation's few Libertarian state legislators is facing the political fight of her life against two Republicans challengers, including one backed by Gov. Pete Ricketts.

Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) is a genetic disorder that affects the connective tissue in the body.  May is EDS Awareness Month, so Wendy Hamilton stops by the KIOS-FM studios to explain the illness and how it can be treated.  More information is available at

The University of Nebraska Medical Center recently released its Rural Health Care Workforce Report.

LA VISTA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's state treasurer is calling on state lawmakers and educators to make financial literacy a required course for high school graduation in Nebraska.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The longtime chief executive of the Nebraska State College System will be retiring.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS Superintendent Mark Evans on Monday to talk about the upcoming transition of his office to Dr. Cheryl Logan and his proudest achievements during his tenure in the district…



Last fall, the American Heart Association changed its guidelines about what should be considered high blood pressure.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A chain of Mexican restaurants has been accused of not paying employees minimum wage and overtime.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is set to visit Nebraska next week to hear from local farmers, ranchers and others who work in agriculture.

For homeowners with Ash trees, now is the time to consider treating them to protect against the Emerald Ash Borer.  

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans on Monday to talk about budget and bond issues…

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A top aide to Gov. Kim Reynolds has been hired by Apple months after promoting a $208 million incentive package for the company's planned Iowa data center as a good deal for taxpayers.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawsuit filed last week in Texas that seeks to shut down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could create a legal clash that speeds the issue's path to the Supreme Court.

Nebraska’s overall emergency preparedness level stands at 7.5 on a 10-point scale, which is significantly higher than the national average of 7.1. That’s according to the 2018 National Health Security Preparedness Index, released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation last week. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — One of the largest Applebee's franchisees that operates 163 restaurants in 15 states has filed for bankruptcy protection.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa lawmakers have adjourned their 2018 legislative session.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts will travel to Mexico in August for an international trade mission.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Omaha attorney Jonathan Papik has been sworn into the Nebraska Supreme Court by U.S. Supreme Court Judge Neil Gorsuch.

Omaha Public Schools recently launched its SAFE Schools Hotline. 

Earlier this month, UNMC released a new online toolkit that’s meant to make mentoring easier for providers.

From solo artist to Concert Master and classical music to Celtic fiddling, Susanna Perry Gilmore talks about her role with the symphony, making music, and she provides insights into how the creative process works.  She is a soloist for the new concert "The Planets" which opens Friday, May 11th.  Information is available at

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting Recreational Trail Program grant applications for fiscal year 2018 funding.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new Nebraska law will give terminally ill patients the opportunity to attempt treatments that have not yet received approval from the federal Food and Drug Administration, but some doubt the change will make much difference.

“From Manager to Remarkable Leader” is the theme of Bellevue University’s Remarkable Leadership Workshop this year.

Ballet Nebraska ends its 8th season with two performances of “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” this weekend.