KIOS News

Arts
6:06 am
Thu February 6, 2014

A New Exhibit on Omaha's Past Opens Tomorrow

Grand Court, by Frank Rinehart (1861–1928), 1898.

The Omaha Public Library is presenting an exhibition of its collection of memorabilia from the 1898 World’s Fair, which was held in Omaha.

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Government
2:00 pm
Wed February 5, 2014

Coalition of lawmakers call for immigration reform

A resolution in the Nebraska Legislature calls on Congress to pass federal immigration reform this year.

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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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