KIOS News

Government
2:24 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Iowa lawmakers reach agreement on mental health services funding

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — State lawmakers have reached a bipartisan deal to provide $11.6 million to counties to fund mental health services in the current budget year.

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Education
10:54 am
Tue February 5, 2013

Students learning financial responsibility, budgeting in high school program

60 students at Omaha’s Bryan High School are taking part in a program that teaches financial literacy, budgeting, and saving for college.

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Government
7:27 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Bellevue names new Police Chief

Bellevue has a new Police Chief.

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Other Content
2:32 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Omaha and Millard Schools Order Cleaner Buses

Blue Bird Vision Bus

The Omaha and Millard Public Schools ordered more than 400 Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision school buses, each equipped with ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel systems.

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Business
9:52 am
Mon February 4, 2013

New area code not expected for three more years

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials expect it'll be at least three years before Nebraska's new 531 area code makes its debut.

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Arts
6:06 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow on view at the Strategic Air & Space Museum

Alert Today, Alive Now: Living with the Atomic Bomb is on display at the Strategic Air & Space Museum.

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Government
10:13 pm
Sun February 3, 2013

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker speaks in Omaha

The Governor of Wisconsin says Republicans must be optimistic and relevant at both the national and local levels.

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Missouri River Flooding
2:05 pm
Sat February 2, 2013

Final contracts being awarded to repair 2011 flood damage

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — More than $180 million worth of repairs to Missouri River levees battered by the historic 2011 flooding are winding down. But critics complain the work is taking too long to complete.

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Omaha
9:20 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Growing food, communities the focus of Saturday event in Omaha

The Benson Community Garden.
Credit Kurt Goetzinger

Growing produce, and communities, are the goals of an event Saturday in Omaha.

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Education
6:06 am
Fri February 1, 2013

NPPE wants funding restored to public education

  

The Nebraska Parents for Public Education was formed last August. Shawn Bonge, NPPE member, says the group’s chief concern is funding. 

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