General News

Omaha
11:56 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Four Omaha Police Officers fired following excessive force investigation

Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer announced the results Friday of his investigation into officers' actions during a March 21st call at 33rd and Seward Streets.
Credit Katie Schubert / KIOS-FM

An investigation into alleged brutality by the Omaha Police Department has led to the firing of four officers and three more being placed on administrative leave.

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General News
3:05 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Spring Walk to School Day

Wednesday, April 17th is the annual Spring Walk to School Day.

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Agriculture
12:58 pm
Tue April 2, 2013

USDA anticipates Nebraska farmers will plant nearly 10 million acres of corn

The USDA anticipates Nebraska ag producers will plant 9.9 million acres of corn this year.

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Omaha
9:28 am
Tue April 2, 2013

Omaha Police Command Officer placed on leave

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say a command officer has been placed on administrative leave as the department continues investigating an allegation of brutality.

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General News
6:19 am
Sat March 30, 2013

Omaha Zoo Announces Names of Lion Cubs

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Omaha zoo has announced the names of five African lion cubs selected through a contest on the group's Facebook page.

The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium said Friday morning that the boy cubs have been named Josiri and Taj. The females have been named Kya, Leela and Zuri.

Visitors to the zoo's Facebook page were asked to suggest names, and zoo workers selected 20 names from more than 5,000 submissions.

Those names were then posted on Facebook for a final vote.

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General News
6:06 am
Tue March 26, 2013

Citizen Education Training Program

Courtesy of Omaha Police Department

The Omaha Police Department offers a six-week Citizen Education Training Program beginning April 4th.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Books by the Busload Promotes Literacy

Metropolitan Community College, Cargo Zone LLC and Metro Transit are bringing 20,000 free new books to locations throughout the greater Omaha community. 

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General News
3:05 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Omaha B-Cycle Starts Again

Courtesy of Stacie Hamel

Omaha’s B-Cycle program is now entering its 3rd year, with expansion possible this year. 

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World News
8:14 am
Thu March 14, 2013

Creighton theology expert: Pope Francis brings hope, new perspective

Pope Francis
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A Creighton University associate professor of Theology says Pope Francis will bring enthusiasm, hope, and a new perspective.

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General News
6:06 am
Thu March 14, 2013

The US Army Corps of Engineers Weighs In on Drought Conditions

Current conditions place the upper Missouri River Basin in severe and exceptional drought.

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