KIOS News

General News
6:06 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Common Soil Seed Library at Benson Branch

Whether you have a green thumb or not, the Omaha Public Library is offering a seed sharing program just in time for spring planting.

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Politics & Elections
8:01 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Festersen, Gray seek re-election to City Council Districts 1 and 2

Incumbent Councilman Pete Festersen and Dr. Ed Truemper, a critical care pediatrician, are seeking election to the District 1 City Council seat.

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Government
6:06 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Omaha's Mayoral Candidates Talk Roads

Street maintenance and potholes was a major subject of debate between City Councilwoman Jean Stothert and Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle.

The two debated a variety of issues at the Omaha Press Club Debate last Friday. 

Stothert said she has been the chair of the public works committee for the past four years and street repair and road maintenance is something the entire city council is concerned about. 

Stothert said one of the most common complaints she hears from people is how their streets are not in good condition.

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Government
2:49 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Iowa Gov. Branstad seeks support for property tax plan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says that without passage of his property tax plan, residents could see big increases to their tax bills. But a Democratic lawmaker questions the argument.

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Government
8:30 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Lawmakers look to rebuild Nebraska's cash reserve fund

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers who dug into Nebraska's cash reserve at the height of the recession are now looking to rebuild the state's rainy-day fund.

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Politics & Elections
8:11 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Omaha's Mayoral candidates debate solutions to violent crime

The role of education and jobs in reducing Omaha’s violent crime was a key part of a debate Friday between the city’s candidates for Mayor.

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Omaha
8:29 am
Sat April 27, 2013

Lauritzen Gardens adding a conservatory that'll feature three environments

Credit Lauritzen Gardens

Lauritzen Gardens is adding a $20 million conservatory.

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Government
8:48 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Forecasting board issues revenue outlook for Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Investors who were spooked by Washington's fiscal-cliff showdown have created a one-time cash windfall for Nebraska.

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Government
8:45 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Nebraska lawmakers advance school funding legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state-equalization funding bill for Nebraska public schools has won first-round approval from lawmakers.

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General News
6:06 am
Fri April 26, 2013

OPD's Salute to Safety Expo

Courtesy of Omaha Police Department

The Omaha Police Department will offer a Salute to Safety Expo this Saturday. 

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