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Two THINK, MAKE, CREATE trailers are traveling around Lincoln and Omaha offering pop-up science classrooms for kids in Kindergarten through 8th grade.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has broadened the mayor's power to pardon people.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Several road construction projects in the Omaha area are affecting businesses and causing headaches for commuters.

On Sunday, May 6th, at the Holland Performing Arts Center, the Omaha Area Youth Orchestras take the stage for their final performance of the season.  Music Director Aviva Segall stops by the KIOS studios to discuss the concert, mentors, and the program over the past 19 years.  More information is available at www.oayo.org.

Metropolitan Area Planning Agency recently held “Block Talks” looking at three different areas of 13th Street: downtown and the Dahlman and Deer Park neighborhoods. 

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas and six other states are suing to end once and for all a program that would protect some young immigrants from deportation.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha City Council has broadened the mayor's power to pardon people.

Denise Chapman is directing Omaha Community Playhouse's production of "The Mountaintop" which opens this Friday May 4th.  She joins Mike Hogan live in the KIOS-FM studios to discuss the show, juxtaposing the iconic reputation of Dr. Martin Luther King with his humanity, and the greater themes of the show.  More information is available at www.OmahaPlayHouse.com.

The Nebraska Food Cooperative is an on-line farmers' market and food distribution service. Members can purchase produce, meat, baked goods, health and beauty supplies and other products directly from Nebraska small farmers. 

Did you know that the average person generates 4.4 pounds of trash per day?  That's one of the things that Eleanor Dunning, a sophomore from the Omaha Career Center set out to find out more about in the spirit of Earth Day...

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Apr 28, 2018

Kate Voss and Jason Goessl form the Vintage Jazz Duo "Sundae and Mr. Goessl."  They stop by the KIOS-FM studios to chat with Mike Hogan about their new album, how they met, and marriage...To each other! 

A major fundraiser for cancer research at UNMC, the Cattlemen’s Ball of Nebraska, takes place June 1st and 2nd.  

The United Way of the Midlands depends on volunteers and the responsibility to manage the logistics of all those volunteers falls on Dani Ohlman.  She stops by the KIOS-FM studios to chat with Mike Hogan.

Metropolitan Community College is partnering with Cyberworld Institute to offer high quality IT and cybersecurity certification training.

HAMPTON, Neb. (AP) — A bald eagle sickened by lead poisoning has been nursed back to health and released back into the wild.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Native American tribe is suing Nebraska officials, alleging that the state's regulation of the reservation's tobacco production is unconstitutional and an attack on the tribe's sovereignty.

Marcos Mora, coordinator of the Cinco De Mayo festivities in Omaha stops by the KIOS-FM studios for a chat with Mike Hogan about the history behind the celebration, the growth of the event, and the variety of Latin culture and food available.  More information can be found at www.CincoDeMayoOmaha.com.

In celebration of Earth Day, Creighton University has been holding a variety of events on campus that raise awareness and engage in behaviors that care for the Earth.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The office of Gov. Kim Reynolds says it has no evidence or records showing why she fired a longtime ally immediately after learning of workplace sexual harassment allegations against him.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As Republicans in control of the Iowa Legislature are focused on a state budget and tax cuts plans, other legislation is possible.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha's mayor wants the City Council to broaden her power to pardon people who violate certain city codes.

Following the success of the dual language programs at Omaha Public Schools, Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic School in cooperation with Our Lady of Lourdes will begin a Dual Language Academy starting with the 2018-2019 school year.  Principal Andrew Bauer stops by the KIOS studios to discuss the program, the first among Catholic schools, with Mike Hogan "Live & Local" on Morning Edition.  More information is available at LoveMySchool.com.

With spring finally here, a lot of people have cleaning in mind. 

The Omaha Police Foundation will honor 25 Omaha Police Department officers at an April 25th luncheon held at the Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street.  Foundation Board President Woody Bradford stops by the KIOS-FM studios to chat about the work the foundation does to support local law enforcement, the creation of the foundation, and how the officer of the year is chosen.  More information can be found at www.OmahaPoliceFoundation.org.

For those needing to dispose of large bulky items that cannot go out with curbside trash, Omaha’s annual Spring Cleanup is taking place across the city each Saturday through May 19th from 9 to 2. 

Based on the Academy Award-winning film by Tom Stoppard and adapted by Lee Hall (Billy Elliot), Shakespeare in Love is a love letter to the stage and a celebration of theatre, music and human connection.  Jacob Roman stars as the young Will Shakespeare in the Omaha Community Playhouse's current production.  Jacob stops by the KIOS-FM studios for a chat with Mike Hogan, "Live & Local" on Morning Edition.  More information  is available at www.OmahaPlayhouse.com

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