KIOS News

Business
1:00 am
Wed December 12, 2012

UNO economist sees some impact on economy if no deal is reached to avoid a fiscal cliff

A UNO economist says the fiscal cliff might not have a significant impact on the nation’s unemployment rate.

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Education
9:03 am
Tue December 11, 2012

Public forums set with OPS candidates for superintendent

OPS stakeholders have three chances this week to meet the candidates for superintendent.

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Business
6:06 am
Tue December 11, 2012

SBA Helps Vets Become Entrepreneurs

About 7% of all Small Business Loans awarded in Nebraska this year were given to veteran-owned businesses.

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Education
6:06 am
Mon December 10, 2012

50 States for Good

An Omaha-based non-profit has won first place in Tom’s of Maine’s 50 States for Good Contest.

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Transportation
1:00 am
Mon December 10, 2012

More public hearings set on Chicago to Omaha rail project

Credit Iowa DOT

Another round of public hearings is set on the Chicago-to-Omaha rail study.

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Education
10:53 am
Fri December 7, 2012

OPS chooses its Superintendent finalists

The three finalists for Omaha Public Schools Superintendent are from Kansas, Iowa, and Washington, D.C.

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Health/Medical
8:48 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Medicare Open Enrollment deadline is Friday

About 300 Douglas County residents will have to find a new Medicare plan next year.

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Education
6:06 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Feeding Nebraska's Kids

By www.guardian.co.uk

25 Nebraska counties have schools that are eligible to participate in the free and reduced price lunch program, but currently have no summer feeding programs. 

Kate Bolz, Executive Director for Nebraska Appleseed, says a new grant program recently approved in the legislature offers non-profit organizations the opportunity to bridge that gap. 

She says Senator Norm Wallman introduced the legislation because 1 in 5 children in Nebraska is food insecure. 

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Arts
6:06 am
Thu December 6, 2012

East Meets West at Joslyn

Joslyn Art Museum

A Journey Without End features the work of illustrator and author Ed Young.

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Education
1:00 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Meet and greet sessions set with OPS superintendent finalists

The public will have three opportunities next week to meet with the finalists for OPS superintendent.

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