KIOS News

General News
6:05 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Parks and Recreation's Top Ten List

Encouraging kids to be more fit is one of the City of Omaha’s goals.  With more, here’s Cheril Lee...

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Government
3:06 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Sen. Mike Johanns won't seek re-election in 2014

General News
6:06 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Powerbroker Screens at Film Streams

Film Streams is partnering with the Urban League of Nebraska to present a special documentary called “The Powerbroker” this Thursday.

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Government
1:00 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Bills seek to toughen seatbelt, texting while driving laws

Two bills in the Nebraska Legislature would make it a primary offense to not wear a seatbelt or to text while driving.

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Government
7:51 pm
Sun February 17, 2013

Rail advocates hopeful for future of Chicago-to-Omaha system

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rail advocates still hope for a passenger train resurgence that would link Chicago to Iowa City, Des Moines and Omaha, but questions about the need for government subsidies continue to bog down efforts.

Supporters of enhanced passenger service spoke out last week at the Iowa Statehouse. They argued for plans to make the infrastructure improvements needed to start passenger service between Chicago and Iowa City, with hopes of later extending trains to Des Moines and Omaha.

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Government
7:47 pm
Sun February 17, 2013

Heineman asks lawmakers to pull tax cut legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has asked the Legislature's tax-policy committee to kill both of his tax-reform proposals so lawmakers can start a new, inclusive discussion over Nebraska's tax climate.

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Government
1:06 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

EPA providing smart growth assistance to Omaha and Bellevue

Omaha and Bellevue will get technical assistance from the EPA for sustainability programs.

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Government
9:48 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Iowa Senate Democrats propose commercial property tax cut plan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Senate Democrats are proposing a plan for reducing commercial property taxes that they say would help small businesses more than Governor Terry Branstad's tax proposal.

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Government
9:45 am
Fri February 15, 2013

State Senator looks to change redistricting

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha state senator is asking her fellow lawmakers to reverse a law that has cut in half the number of voting places available in her district.

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General News
5:05 am
Fri February 15, 2013

The Gem of Arabia at Omaha Press Club

Oman

Dr. Chris Allen, UNO Professor and past Omaha Press Club President was the guest speaker at January’s Noon Forum.

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