KIOS News

Government
5:09 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Sen. Johanns: fiscal cliff tax increases would hurt Nebraska families

U.S. Senator Mike Johanns, R-NE

U.S. Senator Mike Johanns says a combination of tax increases and spending cuts set to happen in January would hurt Nebraska families’ bottom lines.

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Education
2:00 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

OPS to begin superintendent candidate interviews this week

The Omaha Public Schools board will begin interviewing candidates Tuesday for superintendent.

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Arts
6:06 am
Wed November 21, 2012

Holiday Lights Kicks off on Thanksgiving

Holiday Lights Festival 2011

The 13th annual Holiday Lights Festival kicks off Thanksgiving evening at 6:00 p.m.

That’s when Mayor Jim Suttle will light up the Gene Leahy Mall.  Chris Kircher, Vice President of Corporate Affairs for ConAgra, says this year CenturyLink will be handing out LED lights to the first 3,000 people in attendance. 

He says they want people to light their lights at the same time as the mayor switches on the lights downtown.

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Education
1:00 am
Wed November 21, 2012

OPS students' math, reading test scores improve

Test scores are improving in Nebraska’s largest school district, but Omaha Public Schools officials say there’s still work to do.

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