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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, which the Department of Homeland Security (dhs.gov) says is "a yearly campaign to raise awareness about the importance of cyber security."

Nebraska Appleseed is paying close attention to the impact of the President’s decision to stop the Cost Sharing Reduction payments (CSRs) to insurers on the ACA. 

Cheril Lee, KIOS’ News Director, sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week to talk about the district’s new standardized grading scale and the five-year strategic plan…

  

  

The Omaha Salvation Army’s first official Red Kettle event of the season takes place this Saturday, October 21st at Werner Park in Papillion.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee sat down with OPS’ Superintendent Mark Evans last week to talk about some recent achievements and honors...

  

  

The Omaha Children’s Museum’s not-so-scary haunted house, Cobweb Castle, is open throughout the month of October.

“Momentum,” Ballet Nebraska’s mixed repertory program takes place this Friday at the Joslyn Art Museum and Sunday at the Arts Center on the Iowa Western campus. 

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will hold an Open House/Open Studios on Saturday, October 21st.

If you have overdue book fines at the Omaha Public Library, they are offering Food for Fines from Sunday October 15th through Sunday October 22nd. 

The Visiting Nurse Association is offering Flu Immunization Clinics at its office at 125th and West Center Road.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has set a timeline for razing matching pair of high-rise dormitories that have housed thousands of students since 1963.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska investigators say a county treasurer accused of selling cars without a dealer's license and helping customers evade taxes was reimbursed for mileage for driving to and from an auto auction.

Coalition RX, an Omaha-based organization with the mission of reducing the misuse of prescription and non-prescription drugs, will be holding its first conference, “The State of Prescription Drug Abuse in Nebraska” on October 20th.  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Halloween may still be weeks out, but Nebraska companies are already planning for winter holiday hiring.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Many of Nebraska's neighbors are national leaders in wind energy, and advocates say the state could easily join them.

The OPS Student Spotlight returns with the focus on two students who teamed up together, along with nine other students, to start a t-shirt company this summer.  KIOS News Director Cheril Lee has more...

It took Jessica Mendoza, a senior at South High School, five tries to make it to the United States from Mexico. 

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Billionaire investor Warren Buffett's son Howard Buffett will build a $4.2 million regional dispatch center south of Decatur in central Illinois.

Creighton University is the site of the first-ever United States-India Friendship Summit.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have arrested an escaped inmate accused ramming a police cruiser last month.

Dr. Charles Fay, President of the Love and Logic Institute in Golden Colorado, will return to Omaha next week for the first time in about three years. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Officials say Grace University in Omaha will end academic operations at the end of the school year in spring.

AARP Nebraska is hosting several community conversations on healthcare reform this month.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett will talk about poverty and what philanthropy can do to help at a national conference in his hometown of Omaha.

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — A city in eastern Nebraska is using a musical instrument of sorts as a sewer line rapid assessment tool to help figure out how much money the city will need to repair and maintain its sewers.

The Nebraska Forest Service will offer a series of intensive one-day workshops on tree risk and management.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Rainbow trout are being stocked in ponds and lakes across Nebraska this fall.

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett’s efforts to revitalize his city began with a weight loss challenge to residents.  This 1-million pound weight loss challenge led to his efforts to redesign streets for pedestrians, not just vehicles.

 Blues in the Afternoon hosted by Mike Jacobs will celebrate it's 23rd anniversary Monday October 2nd on KIOS-FM. The show airs from 1:00-3:00 PM.

  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska lawmaker will fly U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel from Florida to Puerto Rico to help provide recovery and relief efforts to the hurricane-devastated island.

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