KIOS News

Business
2:11 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Iowa Business Council indicators show slight improvement

Credit www.iowabusinesscouncil.com

After three months of negative economic numbers, the Iowa Business Council’s fourth quarter indicators are up slightly.

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Government
10:45 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Iowa to pursue a state-federal partnership for health care marketplace

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has informed the federal government that Iowa will create a state-federal partnership exchange to help Iowans buy health insurance, a requirement of the federal health care law.

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Weather
6:06 am
Fri December 14, 2012

Winter Weather Calls for Driver Preparation

The time to prepare for winter driving is now, before the first flakes hit the ground.

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Education
1:00 am
Fri December 14, 2012

OPS board to meet Saturday to discuss superintendent finalists

A candidate for Omaha Public Schools superintendent says he’s prepared to take on the challenges urban school districts face.

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Omaha
3:50 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Omaha Mayor appeals for donations to food pantries

The Food Bank for the Heartland says they distributed more than 8.8 million pounds of food to partnering agencies and programs during their last fiscal year.

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Business
3:11 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

OPPD board approves rate hike

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District customers will pay more for electricity in January.

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Education
7:33 am
Thu December 13, 2012

Superintendent candidate Carey Wright: preparing kids for college starts at elementary level

OPS stakeholders have one more opportunity to meet the candidates for superintendent.

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Omaha
1:58 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Omaha's Siena/Francis House on pace to have a record year

A record 508 people stayed at Siena/Francis House’s shelters Monday night.

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Health/Medical
6:06 am
Wed December 12, 2012

UNMC Researchers Study Nicotine Dependence

Researchers at UNMC will study the genetic risk for nicotine dependence thanks to a $40,000 grant.

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Education
1:00 am
Wed December 12, 2012

OPS begins meet-and-greet sessions with superintendent candidates

Public forums continue Wednesday and Thursday with the candidates for Omaha Public Schools superintendent.

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