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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Most epilepsy patients taking cannabis-derived oil in a clinical trial at the University of Nebraska Medical Center continue to see improvement in their seizures.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Ralston man accused of running down another man with this pickup truck last year has been ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Lincoln woman accused of overbilling Medicaid for services she provided an ailing client has been told to pay back the money.

The Omaha Chamber Music Society opens their season with a string quartet as part of the Eko Nova Performance Reality on Monday, September 24th at 7:00 p.m. at the Kaneko.  Second Associate Concert Master, Lizzie Furuta, and President of the Omaha Chamber Music Society, Dani Meier join Mike Hogan "Live & Local" to discuss.  More information is available at https://thekaneko.org/programs/quartet/

Lincoln’s next Public Art Project is called Serving Hands: Celebrating 50 Years of Campus Life

BELLEVUE, Neb. (AP) — The purchaser of a Powerball ticket in Bellevue has only a few weeks left to claim his or her $1 million prize.

The Nebraska Lottery says the ticket sold at a Kwik Shop on Capehart Road matched the first five numbers drawn April 18 : 9, 10, 12, 17 and 23. But it didn't match the Powerball number of 9.

The prize must be claimed on or before the Oct. 15 expiration date. Prizes of $20,000 or more must be claimed in person at the Nebraska Lottery headquarters in Lincoln.

COLUMBUS, Neb. (AP) — A soldier who died nearly 70 years ago while a prisoner of war in North Korea will be laid to rest in Nebraska, providing closure to a son who never got to know him.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific plans to borrow some ideas from other major freight railroads as it works to improve its own operations.

The 14th annual Great Plains Theatre Conference is open for play submissions.

With a tongue-in-cheek loathing towards self-help books, author and humorist Dana Bowman discusses being a mom, recovering alcoholic, relaspsing alcoholic, again recovering, and what makes life good (spoiler alert, doughnuts help!). 

Dana chats with Mike Hogan about all this and more on "Live & Local." 

More information can be found at www.MomsieBlog.com 

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha Public Power District ratepayers could see up to $200 million in savings if the utility's board adopts a new, more aggressive approach to decommissioning a nuclear station.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Health officials say more cases of the West Nile virus are being found in Nebraska this year, especially on the eastern end of the state.

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution by delegates to the Constitutional Convention in 1787. The federally mandated observance also recognizes all those who possess U.S. citizenship.

Steve Krambeck plays the lovable ogre Shrek in the Omaha Community Playhouse production of "Shrek-The Musical."  Steve chats with Mike Hogan "Live & Local" about the production, rehearsal process, and the fun of the show for everyone. 

More information is available at  http://www.omahaplayhouse.com/tickets/view/shrek/

NOISE is the next performance in the Generator Series, a collaboration between KANEKO and Omaha Under the Radar.

Scott Krusemark stops by KIOS "Live & Local" to discuss Coding for Girls, an opportunity for girls to learn how to write computer programs with block code.  Scott sits down with Mike Hogan to discuss. 

After the interview aired, the October session sold out.  If you are interested in information for the first camp in 2019, feel free to write to  mbox-aci-codingforgirls@aciworldwide.com.

John Tyler, J.D., Chief Counsel in Legal and Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is in Omaha as the keynote speaker at the Business Ethics Alliance breakfast and lunch events today.  He called in for a chat on an early edition of "Live & Local" this morning. 

For more information, you can go to https://businessethicsalliance.org/ethics-luncheon/

Area educators can register until October 19th for the Greater Omaha Chamber’s third annual Careerockit program, which will take place February 11-17, 2019  

Technical difficulties

Sep 12, 2018

As KIOS grows, updating our facilities and equipment, many of you have contacted us with your concerns about technical issues in our broadcasts.  We really do appreciate all of the feedback you’ve provided as well as the fact that this lets us know that you, the KIOS community, are invested in what you hear.

"The Hate U Give" will kick off a season of literary and issue discussions hosted at several Omaha Public Library facilities.  Marketing Director Emily Getzschaman stops by the KIOS studios to chat with Mike Hogan.  More information can be found at www.OmahaLibrary.org  

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers are hunting for new revenue sources to pay for a small-town revitalization program that restores historic buildings, recruits new business and promotes communities, but recent state budget cuts could pose a major challenge.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Ben Sasse (sas) says he sees himself as an "independent conservative who happens to caucus with the Republicans."

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential prospect Cory Booker is planning to headline a state Democratic banquet in Iowa next month, raising the New Jersey senator's profile on the heels of his spotlight role in Supreme Court confirmation hearings.

The Arts Center at Iowa Western Community College will present the first of eight events in its 2018-2019 National Performance Season -- with Artrageous on Sunday, September 16th at 2 p.m. 

The Nebraska Latino American Commission is inviting 11th and 12th graders currently enrolled in a Nebraska public, private, special purpose, home school or magnet school to enter its 12th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest.

The 2018 Omaha Reads selection is The “Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas.

Creighton University has received a five year, $3 million grant which will fund the Pipeline to Success program, with the goal of increasing diversity in the health-care professions.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa is challenging city ordinances that prevent homeless people from asking for money in public places saying the local laws are unconstitutional.

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