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COVID-19 Hospitalizations Rise, Cannabis in Nebraska, Variety Magazine Internship

08/03/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Photo Collection: Community Fills the Streets for Native Omaha Days 2021 Reporter Chris Bowling walked up and down the parade route as it traveledalong on North 30th Street, capturing the energy of the event via photography.Check out Chris’ candids from Saturday’s celebration. Published in The Reader. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Happy […]

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Raising Age for Mask Mandate, Relief Grants for Restaurants, and Thousands Missed Appointment for Second Vaccine Dose

02/09/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Game and Set-o, Jared Leto The Little Things is not a good match. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Good Afternoon, Today we have stories about the City Council considering raising the age requirement for the mask mandate, financial relief grants for restaurants impacted by the pandemic, and thousands of healthcare workers failing […]

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OPS Rushes High School Changes, OPPD Announces End of Emergency Alert, and Vaccine Priority List Changed

02/19/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Open Enrollment Extended for Marketplace Health Insurance For those who missed the 2021 open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace, the federal government has extended the deadline to apply until May 15. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Good Afternoon, Today we have stories about OPS parents who are unhappy with changes being implemented in high […]

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SNAP Bill Veto Overturned, Florida Georgia Line to Perform, Electric Scooters Return

05/27/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Where to Eat: Grand Opening and a One-Day-Only Affair We’ve got the skinny on scrumptious summer eats, from a new offering at Midtown Crossing that’s ready to light a fire under your summer plans, to a B&G revival hosted by Dandelion. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Happy National Grape Popsicle Day! Today’s news doesn’t […]

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Alden Global v. Lee Enterprises, Hospitals Strained With COVID-19, Child Welfare Privatization Reports

(Originally published Dec. 16, 2021) Dining Review: Gather in Omaha Two pieces of advice kept popping up online before my visit: 1. Try the mushroom toast.2. Visit the vertical gardens downstairs. I did both, and I’m glad I did. By Tamsen Butler. Published in The Reader. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Happy National Chocolate-Covered Anything DayToday’s news knows about […]

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Kellogg’s’ “Last Best Final Offer,” Clergy Sexual Assault Report, Activist Charged With Felonies

Looking Deeper Into Statements of Saint Francis Ministries and DHHS Under Oath Dive into the controversy with journalist Emily Chen-Newton. Full story in NOISE Omaha. Republished in The Reader. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Use Your Common Sense Day Today’s news laments the scarcity of this attribute during these turbulent times: Omaha activist Bear Alexander is charged with six […]

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Hospitalizations Hit a High, Full Medicaid Benefits Explained, Lincoln Woman’s Death Ruled a Homicide

10/8/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends As Pandemic Continues, Día de los Muertos Can Help Omaha Grieve For about 30 years, Jose García and Linda García-Perez have uplifted the indigenous Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, with exhibits and events celebrated throughout the greater Omaha community. The couple believes the […]

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ICU Beds 97% Capacity, Lincoln Police Unrest, 18 Utility Workers Terminated

Digging Into Omaha’s Affordable-Housing Crisis, and How We Solve It Affordable housing has long been a top issue for Omaha’s advocates and residents dealing with housing instability. But until recently, we didn’t know how bad the problem was. Now we do. And it’s serious. Q&A with Front Porch Investments Executive Director Meridith Dillon, by Chris Bowling. Published […]

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Omaha Homeless Encampment, Union Pacific Vaccination Battle, Fortenberry Pleads Not Guilty

10/21/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends A One-Two Punch Both Bob’s Donuts and Swartz’s Deli are closing. Food announcement by Sara Locke. Published in The Reader. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Happy ‘Back to the Future’ Day Join today’s news by throwing on your Nikes, popping in a VHS tape and revving up your DeLorean: Rep. Jeff Fortenberry pleads […]