KIOS News

Government
8:07 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Fire Union lawsuit dismissed

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A judge has dismissed the Omaha firefighter union's lawsuit against the city that sought to prevent cuts to the fire department budget.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Businesses and ACA the focus of panel discussion next week

A panel discussion next week focuses on what businesses need to know about the Affordable Care Act.

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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

Credit Google Images

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

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