KIOS News

Education
2:45 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

OPS board to vote September 4 on 2013-14 budget

Public hearings are set for September 4 on the Omaha Public Schools’ new fiscal year budget.

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Crime
1:08 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Prosecutors: suspect said he strangled woman before dumping her body in a cemetery

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Prosecutors say a man accused of killing his girlfriend told investigators he strangled her in an Omaha park and then dumped her body in an open grave he'd seen in a nearby cemetery.

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Business
8:16 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Iowa's unemployment rate up in July

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent in July as total employment in the state dropped for the first time this year.

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Government
8:14 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Hearings set on school funding

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A group of lawmakers will travel to central and western Nebraska in October for public hearings on the state's K-12 school funding formula.

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Education
3:16 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

UNO CBA Professor Named Eminent Scholar

Dr. Mark Wohar, Courtesy of UNO

UNO’s first eminent scholar is Dr. Mark Wohar, a Distinguished Professor in the College of Business Administration.

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Crime
12:00 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Suspect arrested in connection with Omaha shooting death

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a 23-year-old man in northeast Omaha.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Rural candidates dominate so far in Nebraska Governor's race

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than half of Nebraska's population lives in and around Omaha and Lincoln, but the 2014 Nebraska governor's race is filling up with candidates from rural areas and small towns.

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Government
8:06 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Omaha City Council to vote next week on 2014 budget

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The Omaha City Council is set to vote next Tuesday on the 2014 budget.

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Crime
7:20 am
Sat August 17, 2013

Man sentenced in shooting of teen sitting in car

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to prison for the August 2011 shooting death of a 17-year-old girl who was sitting in a car near her home.

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Crime
7:15 am
Sat August 17, 2013

2 Neb-Omaha players dismissed after fight near bar

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two players have been dismissed from the Nebraska-Omaha hockey team after they were cited on suspicion of disorderly conduct for their role in a fight outside a downtown Omaha bar.

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