KIOS News

General News
6:06 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Douglas County Treasurer to Headline MLK Event

John Ewing, Douglas County Treasurer

Douglas County Treasurer, John Ewing, Jr. is the guest speaker for UNMC’s Martin Luther King Day event.

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Government
2:19 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Governor's budget request includes more money for schools

Governor Dave Heineman’s budget request includes additional state aid for K-12 schools.

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Government
8:41 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Iowa Gov. Branstad supports tuition freeze for universities

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A leader of Iowa's public universities is praising Gov. Terry Branstad for supporting funding to pay for their plans to freeze tuition rates for in-state undergraduate students.

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Omaha
8:34 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Appeals court: jury should decide on Creighton med student case

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal appeals court says a jury should be allowed to decide whether Creighton University discriminated against a deaf medical school student.

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Arts
6:06 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Omaha Symphony Receives Education & Community Involvement Grant

From OmahaSymphony.org

The Omaha Symphony’s More than Music program recently received a grant from the League of American Orchestras.

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Government
1:12 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

Iowa Gov. gives Condition of the State address

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad is unveiling a budget proposal that includes plans to substantially cut Iowa's commercial property taxes.

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Government
10:46 am
Tue January 15, 2013

State of the State: Gov. Heineman wants changes to Nebraska tax system

Governor Dave Heineman wants to eliminate Nebraska’s individual and corporate income taxes.

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Government
9:38 am
Tue January 15, 2013

NY Sen. Schumer backing Hagel nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Senate Democrat says he will back President Barack Obama's choice of Chuck Hagel for the top job at the Pentagon.

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Sarpy County
3:58 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Bellevue man gets life in prison for killing stepdaughter

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — A 37-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his stepdaughter on the front porch of her mother's home in the Omaha suburb of Bellevue.

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Arts
3:09 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Omaha Performing Arts Engages Community

Memphis the Musical!, Couresy of Omaha Performing Arts

Community involvement is the goal of a two-part Omaha Performing Arts outreach event that begins Tuesday.

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