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The decision cited a 1999 Montana Supreme Court ruling that said the state Constitution's right to privacy includes a woman's right to abortion access.
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Judge skeptical of lawsuit brought by Elon Musk's X over hate speech research
The nonprofit sued by Elon Musk's X says the legal tactic is an attempt to silence criticism of the company. The Center for Countering Digital Hate published reports documenting hate speech on X.
Iowa basketball phenom Caitlin Clark plans to forgo next season and enter WNBA Draft
Caitlin Clark, who is on the verge of becoming the all-time NCAA scoring leader in college basketball, announced that she will leave the Hawkeyes after this season and turn pro.
Putin warns of nuclear war if NATO sends troops to Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin issued explicit nuclear threats to the West, even as he assured Russians their country could both win the war in Ukraine and thrive economically.
Alabama Legislature moves to protect IVF services after state court ruling
Alabama lawmakers rushed to protect in vitro fertilization services after fertility clinics shut down in the wake of a ruling that frozen embryos are children under the state wrongful death law.
Farms fuel global warming. Billions in tax dollars likely aren't helping - report
A new report finds some of the "climate-smart" agricultural practices that the USDA are subsidizing may not reduce emissions. It adds up to billions of taxpayer dollars.
How scientists are using facial-recognition AI to track humpback whales
After being hunted for decades, humpback whales returned to the Pacific Ocean in big numbers. Now, new technology is revealing that underwater heat waves are taking a toll on that recovery.
New York sues beef producer JBS for 'fraudulent' marketing around climate change
New York state Attorney General Letitia James said the food company is misleading the public about its efforts to cut its climate pollution.
Scores killed trying to get food from an aid convoy during a chaotic scene in Gaza
Health officials in Gaza say over 100 are dead after Israeli troops fired on a crowd that was trying to pull food from the convoy. Israeli officials said the crowd had approached in a threatening way.
50 years ago, 'Blazing Saddles' broke wind — and box office expectations
Mel Brooks' satirical Western got mixed reviews when it opened in February 1974, but it became the year's biggest box office hit.
Tracing the rise of Christian nationalism, from Trump to the Ala. Supreme Court
Bradley Onishi is a former Christian nationalist who's now a professor of religion and the author of Preparing for War, a critique of the movement and its impact on American democracy.
Florida is releasing Jeffrey Epstein's grand jury report
Jeffrey Epstein was a wealthy financier, who was charged with paying dozens of girls over many years for sex. He died in a jail cell in 2019 while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges.
Relatives in Lebanon mourn victims of Israeli strikes, including a 5-year-old girl
Photographer Diego Ibarra Sánchez accompanied mourners in southern Lebanon after Israel stepped up airstrikes that claimed the lives of civilians and Hezbollah fighters.
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Daily interviews with people involved in local charities, arts organizations, government, medical groups, educational institutions, and more. Airs weekdays at 7:44 a.m. and 3:44 p.m. hosted by Mike Hogan.
Riverside Chats
Riverside Chats is a series of conversations exploring Midwest culture, from art to politics and everything in between. Each Monday at noon, hear an in-depth conversation hosted by Tom Knoblauch, Maria Corpuz, or Michael Griffin with the people making our culture interesting, important, and vibrant. From politicians and businesspeople to filmmakers and artists, Riverside Chats is dedicated to highlighting the fascinating figures right here in the Heartland. Listen on KIOS 91.5 Omaha or on your favorite podcast app.For bookings, contact Courtney Bierman at
Off the Shelf
Off the Shelf is a weekly update on the news and events taking place at the Omaha Public Library. Locally produced at KIOS by David Koesters, it can be heard Mondays at 8:44am during Morning Edition, and again at 4:44pm on All Things Considered.
Lives with Stuart Chittenden
Lives, hosted by Omaha-based Squishtalks founder Stuart Chittenden is a conversation-based show focused on how to live well physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually across fields and disciplines. Lives tackles the big and noble questions of the human experience in a way that’s both practical and profound. Lives airs on Sunday mornings at 9.
The Omaha Sound
The Omaha Sound - Saturday nights at 9pm on 91-5 KIOS Omaha Public Radio.Host Ariann Anderson brings you two hours of the best in Americana, indie rock, folk, alt country, and more. She also engages in conversations with the people who contribute to the Omaha music community.
The Atomic Hour
The Atomic Hour is America's Museum of Midcentury Music.Featuring weekly wanderings throughout the groovy gamut of pop and rock from the 1950s and 1960s, not to mention Midcentury Leftovers from the 1970s, Rock 'N Roll Revivalists of the 1980s-1990s and Brand New Oldies from the 21st Century. Presented by the mysterious Mister 1960, the Midcentury Millennial, and produced at the studios of 91.5 KIOS FM Omaha.
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KIOS Profiles
KIOS Profiles’ goal is to highlight and learn more about the interesting places, history, and people that make this area what it is. Produced locally at KIOS by David Koesters, it airs weekly on Wednesdays during Morning Edition at 8:44am, and again in the afternoon at 4:44pm during All Things Considered.
Faturday Omaha
Faturday Omaha takes you to the delicious places to eat all around Omaha and elsewhere. Hosts Dave Zorko, Sam Rocha, and TJ dig into a smorgasbord of conversations with the people in the restaurant industry who make tasty creations happen, all with friendship and a sense of humor.Dave "The Optimist and Extrovert" Zorko is an Omaha native who's enjoyed food from Omaha and beyond for a long time. He's always on the lookout for new places to try...and to feature on Faturday Omaha! Dave's been known to mention his dislike of mayo and sour cream (although good aiolis and quality mayos may be granted a pass).Sam "Burger Specialist and Realist" Rocha is the Destroyer of least any in his path. Sam and Dave have been, in his words, "putting the hurt on food together for a long time, way back to 'Burrito Day.'" He's been known to tell it like it is, and is thankful that his voice sounds different than Dave's or TJ's.TJ "Dissertation Scientist" is the best cook in the crew, has the largest vocabulary, and possesses the quantity of research to match. He may sound a lot like Dave, but he isn't. TJ likes to break things down, and while his palate lines up with Dave's quite often, TJ likes his dishes with some spice.So join the Faturday Omaha crew every Saturday at 2 p.m. and tune in if you're hungry!
Need something to watch? Check out these ideas from Joshua Labure's reviews for KIOS at the Movies
KIOS at the Movies
Filmmaker & KIOS producer, Joshua LaBure, discusses cinema with a rotating cast of filmmakers, cinephiles and critics. Every Friday! Listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.
"Perfect Days" & "Demon Mineral"
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure highlights the new documentary "Demon Mineral," which just premiered at Slamdance, and the new film by legendary filmmaker Wim Wenders, "Perfect Days."
The Instrument in Six Movements
Today on KIOS at the Movies, guest host Tom Knoblauch, of “Riverside Chats” and “The Entertainment,” sits down with Joshua LaBure to discuss his latest film, “The Instrument in Six Movements,” set to premiere at Benson Theatre on February 23rd.
Red Rock West & Little Darlings from Cinématographe
Red Rock West & Little Darlings from Cinématographe.
“Chaperone” & “Poor Things”
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure, reviews the new indie drama “Chaperone” & the Oscar nominated film “Poor Things.”
“The Seeding” Review & “Invisible Nation” with Vanessa Hope
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure, reviews the new indie thriller “The Seeding” & interviews Vanessa Hope, director of the Slam-dance documentary “Invisible Nation.”
Factory to the Workers with director Srđan Kovačević
Join us on January 26th at 7 pm at Millwork Commons, where KIOS and Joshua LaBure's KIOS at the Movies proudly present a special screening of the documentary "Factory to the Workers.”
Top 10 Films of 2023
Joshua’s top 10 films of 2023.
Pianoforte with Jakub Piatek
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure is joined by the filmmaker behind the new music documentary “Pianoforte."
Soft Liquid Center with Perry Home Video
Today on KIOS at the Movies, Joshua LaBure is joined by the filmmakers behind the new indie horror film “Soft Liquid Center.”
Live & Local
Daily interviews with people involved in local charities, arts organizations, government, medical groups, educational institutions, and more. Airs weekdays at 7:44 a.m. and 3:44 p.m. hosted by Mike Hogan.
2024 “Step-Up Omaha!” Applications Due March 1st, Jonathan Chapman Explains How & Why to Apply
Two-Part Interview with Empowerment Network's VP of Community Collaboratives Jonathan Chapman
Steelhouse Omaha is a Year Old and Celebrating in Grand Style! Erika Hansen Explains on KIOS-FM
Interview with O-pa VP of Commercial Entertainment Erika Hansen
Bemis Center’s Rachel Adams Discusses Upcoming Events That Include Meeting the Artists
Interview with Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts' Chief Curator and Director of Programs Rachel Adams
“Come to the CABARET” at Omaha Community Playhouse! Director Alex Rodriguez Chats About the Iconic Show
Interview with Omaha Community Playhouse Co-Artistic Director Alex Rodriguez
DCHD’s Phil Rooney Talks About Many of the Services Provided, Including the Overdose Fatality Review Team, on KIOS-FM
Douglas County Health Department's Resource Specialist Phil Rooney-The Complete Two-Part Interview
Traffic in the Area is Growing and MAPA’s Executive Director Mike Helgerson Tells Where & What it Means on KIOS-FM
Interview with MAPA Executive Director Mike Helgerson About the Latest Metro Traffic Report
Wings of Hope Celebrates 30 Years of Supporting Cancer Patients and Their Families, Carolyn Ettinger Reflects on the Journey
Interview with Wings of Hope Cancer Support Center Executive Director Carolyn Ettinger
Magdalene Omaha is Fighting Sex Trafficking in Omaha, Teresa Houser Explains How on KIOS-FM
Complete Two-Part Interview with Magdalene Omaha's Teresa Houser and Audrey Durand
Bellevue University and Omaha EITC Coalition Offering Free Tax Preparation, Patrick Callan Explains it All on KIOS-FM
Interview with Bellevue University Associate Accounting Professor Patrick Callan
SNAP! Productions is Back With “Boy” Raising Awareness and Spawning Discussion, Dale Hartshorn Explains
Interview with SNAP Productions Member Dale Hartshorn
Verdi’s “La Traviata” is at the Orpheum and Making Her Opera Omaha Directorial & KIOS-FM Debut is E. Loren Meeker
Interview with Opera Omaha Guest Director E Loren Meeker
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