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Earth Day Omaha

Nebraska Earth Day Passport | April 15 – May 15 | Virtual “Mini” Earth Day Omaha | Saturday, April 17 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Elmwood Park, 802 S. 60th St., Omaha, NE Learn more about both events here. “Mini” Earth Day Omaha On April 17, Earth Day Omaha will celebrate Earth Day’s […]

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Self Care is a Revolutionary Act

Often when I hear the phrase ‘self-care,’ my eyes roll back in my head. I instantly envision Instagram hashtags and thinkpiece headlines that equate to little more than the aesthetics of self-indulgence; fancy baths, yoga with baby animals and an endless stream of consumable products that promise to improve the quality of my life. Here’s […]

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A Nebraska doctor was writing a history of nightmare pandemics. Then she lived one.

“Mom’s home! Look away, look away!”  This was how I greeted my kids during the first half of the COVID-19 pandemic after an internal medicine clinic shift at Nebraska Medicine. I’d shed my doctor scrubs in the laundry room, start the washer, and dash upstairs in my underwear while my kids shielded their eyes for […]

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Hundreds of PPP Loans Went to Fake Farms in Absurd Places, including Nebraska

This story was originally published in ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. by Derek Willis and Lydia DePillis The shoreline communities of Ocean County, New Jersey, are a summertime getaway for throngs of urbanites, lined with vacation homes and ice cream […]

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Taking Malcom X’s Mission into The Future

Since the Malcolm X Memorial Foundation’s start in 1971, its leadership has moved from founder Rowena Moore to board presidents Johnny Rodgers and Sharif Liwaru to newly elected board president Leo Louis II. In succeeding Liwaru, who had a two-decade run as board president, Louis is following a leader who became closely identified with the […]

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Girls, Inc. Expands & Renovates

“This project has been on our radar for the past seven or eight years. We knew we needed a gym and once you start thinking about building a structure like that, then you start thinking about what else you should build up,” said Roberta Wilhelm, Executive Director for Girls, Inc. of Omaha. The plans for […]

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On a Clear Day You Can See My Sinuses

I held the clear plastic bottle filled with warm saline solution up to my right nostril, leaned over the sink, closed my eyes and thought, “It’s come to this?” My family has always been plagued with bad sinuses. One of my earliest childhood memories was of my mother whispering in the darkened hallway outside the […]

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A Fashionable War

The new Mynabirds album, Generals, is slowly growing on me, despite initially being turned off by singer/songwriter Laura Burhenn’s quasi-political message and the accompanied “New Revolutionists” pseudo-feminist marketing effort, which seems to equate fashion with protest. Whether it’s basic issues of reproduction (or as I like to call it, “a woman’s right over her own […]