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Former Husker and Denver Broncos football player Tony Veland stops by the KIOS studios to discuss being president of the OPS TeamMates board, the mission, and how anyone can join and help.

Insure The Good Life is a ballot initiative aimed at letting Nebraska voters decide whether the state should expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act – joining 32 other states and the District of Columbia.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has signed into law a bill that gives Nebraska a proactive approach to the nationwide opioid epidemic.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts says he's still hopeful lawmakers will advance a tax-cut measure, despite the bill facing heavy criticism from several lawmakers.

Bill Harvey stops by the KIOS-FM studios to chat about Big Red Keno's donations to S.T.E.M programs across the state.

Trauma Matters Omaha is a new website focused on providing information and resources to trauma victims.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Some people in an Omaha neighborhood are opposing installation of a cellphone tower disguised as a pine tree.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A tax package championed by Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts has fallen into limbo after drawing criticism from lawmakers, including some fellow conservatives.

April 22 is the date for the Dinner in Abraham's Tent, a fund raiser for the Tri-Faith Initiative.

Film Streams started offering film courses about a year ago.  Diana Martinez, Education Director for Film Streams, says the classes give the community a chance to learn more about film.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska has adopted federal guidelines on avoiding opioids as painkillers.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts says he has voiced concerns to the Trump administration about the potential effects of tariffs on Nebraska farmers.

Karen Daneau, CEO of Susan G. Komen Great Plains, visits with Mike Hogan about the Pink Ribbon Affair  and how the proceeds will help women throughout the area.  

DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge is having a bluebird event this Sunday, April 8th.  Visitors will learn about bluebirds, and those who preregister will be able to build their own bluebird nest box from pre-made kits. 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Investor Warren Buffett's oldest son usually focuses on finding ways for his foundation to help farmers in the developing world or get the most out of the crops he's growing in Illinois.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska at Omaha will be hosting a 48-hour cybersecurity "hackathon" this coming weekend.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A report says a business conditions index for nine Midwest and Plains states has surged again — a sign of continued improvement in regional economic conditions.

The Nebraska Wind Symphony is holding their spring concert on April 15th at the Omaha Conservatory of Music. 

“Nebraska Presence: An Anthology of Poetry” is the One Book, One Nebraska pick this year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A bill that would require Nebraska students to complete a naturalization test is headed to the floor of the Legislature for debate.

Kelli Bello invites listeners to enjoy the Spring Lecture Series and Joslyn Castle. 

UNMC and Nebraska Medicine were recognized this week when the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at the US Department of Health and Human Services visited the campus. 

April 21st starting at 9:00 a.m. ACI's Coding for Girls Camp begins.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill that would offer state employees an alternative health care plan.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have advanced a measure that would allow higher speed limits on many Nebraska highways to a final vote in the Legislature.

KIOS News Director Cheril Lee interviews Omaha Central HS Senior Witney Stanley for this month's OPS Student Spotlight...

The fifth annual Women Entrepreneurs Conference will be held in Kearney next month – with the theme Insights, Inspiration, Growth.  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a bill to ensure that the state's tax on Social Security Income changes to compensate for inflation." class="wysiwyg-break drupal-content" alt="<--break->" src="http://kios.org/sites/all/modules/contrib/wysiwyg/plugins/break/images/spacer.gif" data-cke-saved-src="/sites/all/modules/contrib/wysiwyg/plugins/break/images/spacer.gif">

Senators gave the measure first-round approval Tuesday on a 36-0 vote. Two additional votes are required before it goes to Gov. Pete Ricketts.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Bob Krist is dropping his legal challenge to state requirements that impose high hurdles on nonpartisan candidates to appear on the ballot.

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