KIOS News

General News
6:06 am
Wed July 9, 2014

US Army Corps of Engineers Discusses Calendar Year Runoff Forecast

The 2014 Missouri River calendar year runoff forecast for July 1st is 131% of normal above Sioux City and Gavins Point.

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Nebraska
11:38 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Group plans to fight minimum wage ballot measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A taxpayer advocacy group says it will campaign against a ballot measure to increase Nebraska's minimum wage.

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Omaha
11:34 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Use of alternative transportation encouraged during July

Bus fares are reduced in the Omaha metro area during July as part of the Little Steps, Big Impact campaign.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

You can ride the bus during July in the Omaha metro area for 50 cents.

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Omaha
8:14 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Prayer walk, peace rally Tuesday in north Omaha

Two Omaha organizations and the Omaha Police Department are hosting a peace rally and prayer walk Tuesday evening at 42nd and Redman Streets.

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Nebraska
8:06 am
Tue July 8, 2014

New 531 area code to be assigned in east Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's new 531 area code will soon be used for new lines in the eastern third of the state.

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Government
8:04 am
Tue July 8, 2014

About 80,000 signatures needed for ballot measure

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed increase in Nebraska's minimum wage will need at least 80,386 valid signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

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General News
6:06 am
Tue July 8, 2014

NE Data Conference Coming in August

UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research at will present its 25th Annual Nebraska Data Conference on Tuesday, August 19th.

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Weather
8:27 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Heavy rains will mean more mosquitoes in the area

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The recent heavy rains and flooding in Iowa and Nebraska created prime breeding areas for mosquitoes, so more bug bites are likely in the next few weeks.

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Omaha
8:25 am
Mon July 7, 2014

1 person dead, 1 critical after Omaha crash Sunday

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police are investigating a crash that left one person dead and another in critical condition after a pickup truck slammed into a light pole.

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Business
8:20 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Entrepreneur says startups changing the landscape in the Middle East

A Washington-based tech entrepreneur says startup businesses are changing the landscape in the Middle East and other emerging markets.

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