Living with HIV/AIDS in 21st century

In News, on April 13th, 2017

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Omaha, NE – Living with HIV used to mean certain death, but now with advancements in treatments and medications, people can live mostly normal lives. KVNO’s Brandon McDermott had a chance to meet a serodiscordant gay couple living with HIV, meaning one man has the virus and the other man doesn’t.

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In News, on April 12th, 2017

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A proposal to preempt most local gun regulations advanced Wednesday in the Legislature. But an attempt to require juveniles have lawyers when they go to court anywhere in the state got bogged down. Lincoln, NE – The gun proposal by Sen. Mike Hilgers of Lincoln would preempt most local gun ordinances passed by cities and […]

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Friday Faculty Focus: Danae Dinkel

In Friday Faculty Focus, News, on April 7th, 2017

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Omaha, NE – KVNO reporter Brandon McDermott visited with Dr. Danae Dinkel on this week’s Friday Faculty Focus. Dinkel is an assistant professor at the Health Physical Education & Recreation building at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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LGBT antidiscrimination debate touches on religion, business; Whiteclay beer stores focus of hearing

In News, on April 6th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – Arguments about religious freedom and the business climate dominated legislative debate over a proposal to outlaw job discrimination against LGBT people. And the Liquor Control Commission heard testimony about whether there is adequate law enforcement to continue beer sales in the troubled reservation border town of Whiteclay.

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Governor criticizes prison funding cuts; cost of off-year elections hit

In News, on April 6th, 2017

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Lincoln, NE – Gov. Pete Ricketts is criticizing senators for cutting proposed funding for prisons. And the head of the Legislature’s Government Committee says holding off-year elections in Lincoln and Omaha wastes taxpayer dollars.

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Friday Faculty Focus: Melanie Krings

In Friday Faculty Focus, News, on March 31st, 2017

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Omaha, NE – On this week’s episode of Friday Faculty Focus, KVNO student reporter Brandon McDermott sits down with newly named new Executive MBA program director Melanie Krings. They discuss her new job and her plans for the future in the EMBA program.

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