KIOS News

Health/Medical
8:48 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Medicare Open Enrollment deadline is Friday

About 300 Douglas County residents will have to find a new Medicare plan next year.

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Education
6:06 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Feeding Nebraska's Kids

By www.guardian.co.uk

25 Nebraska counties have schools that are eligible to participate in the free and reduced price lunch program, but currently have no summer feeding programs. 

Kate Bolz, Executive Director for Nebraska Appleseed, says a new grant program recently approved in the legislature offers non-profit organizations the opportunity to bridge that gap. 

She says Senator Norm Wallman introduced the legislation because 1 in 5 children in Nebraska is food insecure. 

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Arts
6:06 am
Thu December 6, 2012

East Meets West at Joslyn

Joslyn Art Museum

A Journey Without End features the work of illustrator and author Ed Young.

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Education
1:00 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Meet and greet sessions set with OPS superintendent finalists

The public will have three opportunities next week to meet with the finalists for OPS superintendent.

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Business
8:26 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Hearing on proposed pipeline route draws hundreds of speakers

ALBION, Neb. (AP) — Speakers split the time available at a hearing concerning a new oil pipeline route through Nebraska.

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Education
6:06 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Local After School Program Nationally Recognized

Charles Ahovissi with Victoria Beaugard and First Lady Michelle Obama, Official Photo

An Omaha based youth program was recently recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama with a national art and humanities youth program award. 

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Wed December 5, 2012

UNMC study finds a critical shortage of primary care physicians in rural Nebraska

A new study by UNMC’s Center for Health Policy found that 11 Nebraska counties have no primary care physician.

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Government
8:24 am
Tue December 4, 2012

State Senator expects Medicaid expansion, inheritance tax discussions to dominate 2013 session

A State Senator from Omaha says he’ll support legislation in the upcoming legislative session to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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Education
8:11 am
Tue December 4, 2012

OPS board to determine superintendent finalists

The Omaha Public Schools board will determine its finalists later this week for superintendent.

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