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The annual SkillsUSA competition took place last week

Mar 9, 2018

The annual SkillsUSA event was held last Friday at the OPS Career Center and Omaha North High sophomore Eleanor Dunning was there…

  

  

A UNMC National Institutes of Health-sponsored study shows promise for a better way to treat tuberculosis.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in eastern Nebraska say they have seized methamphetamine, opioids and marijuana in two separate traffic stops along Interstate 80 in Omaha.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill designed to prevent the new U.S. tax law from triggering an automatic tax increase in Nebraska has won initial approval from lawmakers.

April Hayes and Katia Maguire both served as producers and directors on the documentary film “Home Truth.”  The film is about trauma survivor Jessica Gonzales and screens at the Omaha Film Festival this Sunday...

The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts will hold an Open House/Open Studios event this Saturday.

Jeffrey Owen Hanson

Jeff Hanson is on a mission to change the world through art. Visually impaired since childhood from neurofibromatosis, he received national attention for raising $1 million for charity with his art by his 20th birthday. As of today Hanson has raised more than $3.4 million. A signature piece of Hanson’s art will be part of CRCC's (Children’s Respite Care Center) Silver Ribbon Event,** on Saturday, March 10. 

 **This event is sold out. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Conagra Brands is dropping its $285 million sale of the Wesson oil brand to the J.M. Smucker Company after regulators challenged it.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill intended to help Nebraska collect more online sales tax revenue is headed to a final vote in the Legislature.

Filmed in five locations on a single day, "One Vote" captures the compelling stories of diverse voters on Election Day 2016. At times funny, surprising and heart-wrenching, the film eschews partisan politics in favor of an honest portrayal.   The documentary screens at the Omaha Film Festival on Saturday at 5:00...

Last year, OPPD formed a community solar project team in direct response to the interest in renewable energy expressed by customers.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — TD Ameritrade clients shifted away from stocks as the market fell last month before buying shares that had declined.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway's real estate brokerage is expanding overseas with a new franchisee in Germany.

The Nebraska District Office of the Small Business Administration has a number of programs to help veterans start a business.  Elizabeth Yearwood, Development Specialist with the Nebraska SBA, says Boots to Business is the most popular of them.

The documentary “At the Drive-In”, screening at the Omaha Film Festival tomorrow, focuses on the Mahoning Drive-In in Pennsylvania and the group of quirky film fanatics who keep it running...

  

  

Kim Reed’s film “Dark Money” is meant to expose one of the greatest threats to American democracy. The film screens at the Omaha Film Festival this week.

  

  

ICAN’s 25th annual Women’s Leadership Conference takes place Tuesday, May 15th at the CenturyLink Center.  

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee talks with filmmaker Robin Berghaus about her documentary, "Stumped," which will screen next week at the 2018 Omaha Film Festival...

  

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha woman who pleaded guilty in a tax fraud case has been ordered to pay restitution of more than $280,000.

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — Officials say The Archway over Interstate 80 in Kearney operated in the black last year — a fiscal first for the tourist attraction.

March 4 through 10 is Teen Tech week.  The year’s theme is Libraries are For Creating and the Omaha Public Library has a number of programs scheduled for kids ages 8 through 18.  

ROUS's DO exist and they're living down in Louisiana, causing an environmental threat.  KIOS News Director talks to Director Quinn Costello about his film, "Rodents of Unusual Size," screening at the Omaha Film Festival next week.

Ever wondered how a guide dog becomes a guide dog? Get the answers to your questions with Filmmaker Dana Nachman's documentary, "Pick of the Litter" screening at the Omaha Film Festival next week.

The Omaha Public Library’s retirement transition series starts tomorrow and runs through April 24th.

Only once since 1998 have the Creighton Bluejays and Nebraska Huskers made the NCAA men’s basketball tournament in the same season.  In 2014.  But as Greg Echlin reports for Omaha Public Radio, both teams appear to be headed in that direction again...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would remove noncitizens from Nebraska's population total when redrawing legislative districts drew criticism during a hearing, where opponents questioned if it was discriminatory.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A death penalty sentencing hearing has again been delayed for a former doctor convicted of killing four people connected to an Omaha medical school.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 17-year-old Elkhorn South High School student in southwestern Omaha has been arrested and charged with five counts of making terroristic threats.

The CDC recently released its annual “Final Births” report.  David Drozd, Research Coordinator with UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research, says the report breaks down all the characteristics of births based on the situation of the mother.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill designed to curb prescription painkiller abuse is drawing strong support from Nebraska lawmakers, who say it would prevent overdose deaths.

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