KIOS News

Education
1:33 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Increase in Nebraska school funding advances

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's K-12 public schools would receive an additional $35.7 million in state equalization aid under a bill that won first-round approval in the Legislature.

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Government
11:30 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Winner-take-all bill dead for the year in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have scrapped a bill to turn Nebraska into a winner-take-all state when awarding its electoral votes in presidential elections.

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Health/Medical
8:32 am
Wed February 5, 2014

VA, HUD conduct point-in-time count of homeless veterans

The Omaha VA is awaiting results of a point-in-time count of homeless veterans.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Conflict Zone Opens at UNO Thursday

“Conflict Zone” is a new exhibit that features work from both civilian and military combat photographers.

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General News
6:06 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Omaha Public Library Use Increased in 2013

More than 2.3 million Douglas County residents made use of the 12 branches of the Omaha Public Library and its resources in 2013.

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Weather
3:15 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

City of Omaha Declares Snow Emergency

A snow emergency has been declared for the City of Omaha effective at midnight tonight and will remain in effect until Noon on Thursday.

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Weather
11:16 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Up to five inches of snow, below zero wind chills expected in Omaha metro

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for much of the KIOS listening area through Wednesday morning.

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Government
8:16 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Nebraska minimum wage bills get mixed response

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Proposals to raise the minimum wage in Nebraska are drawing support from advocates who say they would help the working poor, and opposition from business groups that say it would do just the opposite.

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Politics & Elections
8:13 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Former Lincoln Councilman named to Democrats' post

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A former Lincoln city councilman has been named executive director of the Nebraska Democratic Party.

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Omaha
8:21 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton to speak in Omaha area

RALSTON, Neb. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to give a speech in the Omaha area in March.

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