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    Tony Puryear

    Don’t Read This Headline

    Hating Hillary means you should really look closer more

    Oct 7, 2016

    10:47 AM

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    Paul Trapp

    Nothing to be Done

    Donald Trump is a clear and present danger to American security and prosperity. more

    Oct 7, 2016

    10:36 AM

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    Debra Kaplan

    Invisible No More

    Why is the Latino vote so important? Why don't Latinos vote as much as other populations? What does all this mean for the upcoming election? Sergio Sosa, Executive Director for the Heartland Workers Center, explains. more

    Oct 6, 2016

    6:30 AM

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    Koury Angelo

    Bill Burr Hits the Orpheum Stage

    Comedian Bill Burr Hits the Orpheum Stage Oct. 1. more

    Sep 30, 2016

    12:00 AM

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    Ah, Maha!

    Ah, Maha! That's my "slogan suggestion" for the 8th annual Maha Music Festival, being held at Aksarben Village Aug. 20, which features headliner Passion Pit, along with electronic popster Grimes, hip-hop phenom Vince Staples, returning Neb... more

    Aug 15, 2016

    8:11 AM

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  • Black Lives Matter

    Borne from outrage over violent African-American deaths, the grassroots Black Lives Matter movement espouses a social action platform to end systemic violence against and mass incarceration of a people. BLM's loose-knit activists advocate d... more

    Aug 11, 2016

    7:54 PM

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    Yelp Helper

    When it comes to dining, an ongoing joke among my friends and colleagues is whether or not I've been banned from a particular restaurant. I have been banned from two restaurants in the past, and a third restaurant produced a YouTube video w... more

    Jul 22, 2016

    3:52 PM

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    The Reader Names New Managing Editor

    The Reader is proud to announce that David Williams has returned to us as Managing Editor and Digital Services Coordinator. Something of a serial procrastinator, Williams did not begin writing until later in life and was first published in... more

    Jun 10, 2016

    8:50 PM

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    Silver & Gold: 25 Years in a Cab with Mike Tulis

    Our story begins with words of advice received by a 25-year-old Mike Tulis some time at the dawn of the 1990s from his bandmate, Kevin McClay. Young musicians and would-be rock stars, pay attention: "McClay told me, 'Tulis, I've been in a ... more

    Jun 9, 2016

    9:23 AM

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    Check Climate Change with Capitalism

    Internationally renowned climate scientist and area native Dr. James Hansen is on a mission. Thirty-five years after he and other scientists first reported that burning fossil fuels was creating a greenhouse effect that was warming the pla... more

    Apr 28, 2016

    7:47 PM

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    The Reluctant Expatriates

    I was all set to write yet another flaming political diatribe about the current presidential primary cycle, but my heart just ain't in it.  Prince's death last week has thrown a pall over politics. Or maybe I'm just getting bored by the wh... more

    Apr 26, 2016

    2:25 PM

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    Bernie and the Bird

    March 27, 2016. Easter Sunday. Yesterday several primaries were held in the Pacific Northwest… I think. Certainly Idaho was among the states that caucused for the Democratic candidate for President of the United States, right? Why the non... more

    Mar 28, 2016

    2:39 PM

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  • Crime and punishment questions still surround 1970 killing that sent Omaha Two to life in prison

    When Mondo we Langa died at age 68 in the Nebraska State Penitentiary last month, he'd served 45 years for a crime he always maintained he did not commit. The former David Rice, a poet and artist, was found guilty, along with fellow Black P... more

    Mar 21, 2016

    12:06 AM

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    From Patient to Provider

    Robert Donlan is sitting across from an artificial fireplace, wearing jeans covered in paint.  “I have found it best to always keep a light burning. I have no interest in being in the dark anymore,” reads an excerpt from Open Door, a play h... more

    Mar 2, 2016

    9:28 PM

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    Mental Health

    Whether it’s the homeless woman you pass every day going to work, the new mother or a neighbor battling cancer, mental illness hides itself in many forms and behind many other conditions. Mental illness has been a pervasive issue in both ru... more

    Mar 2, 2016

    9:25 PM

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    The King of America

    When I wrote a column late last year saying you'd all be sorry when Donald Trump was out of the 2016 presidential picture, I figured he'd be long gone by now. And yet, as of this writing -- the morning after he strongly won the South Caroli... more

    Feb 29, 2016

    9:36 AM

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    Playing Music Instead of Playing the Game

    It was 10 years ago this past January when I first met and interviewed filmmaker/rock 'n' roller Nik Fackler for a story for The Reader. At the time, Fackler was known only for his film making, thanks to the now legendary story of turning h... more

    Feb 9, 2016

    6:31 AM

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    Bright Future

    Thinking about installing solar panels on your home? There are some key questions you need to ask yourself first including: What is the current cost of your electric bill? How much electricity are you using on a daily basis? How much solar ... more

    Feb 4, 2016

    12:18 PM

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    Omaha Loves Obama

    “Thank you, Omaha. That's so nice, thank you. Go, Mavericks!” President Obama says.  The commander-in-chief was welcomed last Thursday by more than 11,000 people who were crowded at UNO’s Baxter Arena. People anxiously waited outside in li... more

    Jan 19, 2016

    1:33 AM

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