KIOS News

Government
2:04 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Five Vie for Omaha City Council District 2 Seat

Democrat Ben Gray is the incumbent District 2 representative for the Omaha City Council. 

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Politics & Elections
8:14 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Festersen, Truemper seeking Omaha City Council District 1 seat

Omaha’s District 1 City Councilman is seeking re-election.

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Government
6:06 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Johanns Sends Amendments to Senate's Continuing Budget Resolution

Senator Mike Johanns

US Senator Mike Johanns recently co-sponsored two amendments to the Senate's Continuing Budget Resolution.

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Government
9:07 am
Sun March 17, 2013

Omaha lawmaker wants pledge of allegiance rule reversed

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker says he wants to overturn a State Board of Education policy that requires schools to allow students time to recite the Pledge of Allegiance daily.

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Government
9:04 am
Sun March 17, 2013

NU budget official warns of tuition increases, program cuts without Legislative action

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A budget official with the University of Nebraska says the four-campus system would be have to increase tuition by about 4 percent each of the next two years or make program cuts if its state funding comes in shorter than expected.

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Politics & Elections
10:23 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Mayoral candidates debate solutions to gun, gang violence in Omaha

Omaha ended 2012 with 40 homicides, and solutions to gang and gun violence were on the minds of Omaha’s Mayoral candidates during a debate Thursday night.

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Government
9:18 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Gay rights legislation draws standing room only crowd at legislative hearings

LINCOLN – More than 100 people came to a Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday on three legislative bills on adoptions and foster care by same-sex couples, and employee protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation.

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Sports
8:00 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Creighton Bluejays await Selection Sunday

With Selection Sunday just around the corner, Creighton Bluejay fans will soon learn where their team will be sent in the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

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Business
6:06 am
Fri March 15, 2013

New Report Analyzes States' Small Businesses

The Small Business Profile for the States and Territories is an annual analysis of each state’s small businesses.

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Government
5:29 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Electronic tax filing recommended this season

88 percent of Nebraska taxpayers filed their taxes online last year.

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