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Sharing how you can help artists and how artists can help themselves, Andrew Saladino joins Mike Hogan this morning.  More information is available at www.OmahaCreativeInstitute.org.

National MS Society Community Engagement Manager, Ian Kimmer, discusses the strides in research regarding MS.

As part of the national night of Science on Screen on Tuesday, March 27th, Film Streams will show the film Marjorie Prime at the Ruth Sokolof Theater at 7 p.m. 

During the month of March -- Colon Cancer Awareness Month -- the Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force makes free FOBT kits available at nearly 140 locations in the Metro area.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A survey geologist involved in producing the most recent state report on Nebraska groundwater says the levels didn't really change that much over the report period.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa officials have set new goals for monarch butterfly habitat to help keep the insect from being listed as an endangered species.

Metropolitan Community College at Do Space will host the second installment of its Claire M. Hubbard Sustainability Series on Wednesday, March 28th.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has received four finalists to fill a vacancy on the Nebraska Supreme Court.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska students plan to participate in a national school walkout to protest gun violence despite the risk of being disciplined.

Chris Cooke will present highlights of his interview with vocalist Rene Marie today on

Jazz in the Afternoon. Marie will appear Thursday night at the 1200 Club in the Omaha

Performing Arts Center. Jazz in the Afternoon airs today from 1:00-3:00 PM .

The full interview will be available as a podcast on our Jazz in the Afternoon page today

at 5:00.

Dave Vankat discusses the changes to technology conference, Infotec, since the AIM Institute has taken over the hosting duties.  More information can be found at www.infotec.org.

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska recently released its second year evaluation of the Superintendents’ Early Childhood Plan.

General Director of Opera Omaha, Roger Weitz, stops by the KIOS studio to discuss the One Festival.

The Metropolitan Area Planning Agency releases new traffic reports every couple of years.  Their most recent report, based on 2016 data, shows the Metro had a healthy growth rate in traffic from the previous report. 

The annual SkillsUSA competition took place last week

Mar 9, 2018

The annual SkillsUSA event was held last Friday at the OPS Career Center and Omaha North High sophomore Eleanor Dunning was there…

  

  

A UNMC National Institutes of Health-sponsored study shows promise for a better way to treat tuberculosis.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in eastern Nebraska say they have seized methamphetamine, opioids and marijuana in two separate traffic stops along Interstate 80 in Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill designed to prevent the new U.S. tax law from triggering an automatic tax increase in Nebraska has won initial approval from lawmakers.

April Hayes and Katia Maguire both served as producers and directors on the documentary film “Home Truth.”  The film is about trauma survivor Jessica Gonzales and screens at the Omaha Film Festival this Sunday...

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will hold an Open House/Open Studios event this Saturday.

Jeffrey Owen Hanson

Jeff Hanson is on a mission to change the world through art. Visually impaired since childhood from neurofibromatosis, he received national attention for raising $1 million for charity with his art by his 20th birthday. As of today Hanson has raised more than $3.4 million. A signature piece of Hanson’s art will be part of CRCC's (Children’s Respite Care Center) Silver Ribbon Event,** on Saturday, March 10. 

 **This event is sold out. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Conagra Brands is dropping its $285 million sale of the Wesson oil brand to the J.M. Smucker Company after regulators challenged it.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill intended to help Nebraska collect more online sales tax revenue is headed to a final vote in the Legislature.

Filmed in five locations on a single day, "One Vote" captures the compelling stories of diverse voters on Election Day 2016. At times funny, surprising and heart-wrenching, the film eschews partisan politics in favor of an honest portrayal.   The documentary screens at the Omaha Film Festival on Saturday at 5:00...

Last year, OPPD formed a community solar project team in direct response to the interest in renewable energy expressed by customers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade clients shifted away from stocks as the market fell last month before buying shares that had declined.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's real estate brokerage is expanding overseas with a new franchisee in Germany.

The Nebraska District Office of the Small Business Administration has a number of programs to help veterans start a business.  Elizabeth Yearwood, Development Specialist with the Nebraska SBA, says Boots to Business is the most popular of them.

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