Examining Disparities in Voter Turnout, Scurlock Family Announces Independent Investigation, Hackers Attack Nebraska Medicine and More Top Local News for Friday, September 25

9/25/20 • Day 12 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Disparity in Omaha in Graphics Protests and a global pandemic have alerted more people to social inequities and the viability of solutions, activists said in an upcoming series from The Reader. And while we’re going to […]

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Covid-19 Weekly Roundup, Omaha City Council Proposes $5.5 Million for Police Equipment, Omaha’s Mask Mandate May Be Extended, Department of Corrections Struggles with Overcrowding and More Top Local News for Thursday, September 24

9/24/20 • Day 11 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook My COVID-19 Scare Reader reporter Chris Bowling reflects on his recent coronavirus scare in this weekly series that breaks down COVID-19 data from the state. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we […]

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25 Things to Do This Fall in Omaha

Well, we’re here again. Instead of smashing the curve like we all hoped, much of the nation, is still dealing with high caseloads of COVID-19. Nebraska in particular is seeing daily caseloads about as high as the previous peak in the pandemic back in May. That’s all to say, don’t let up on social distancing, […]

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DIS|PLACE, A March for Ed Poindexter’s Release, OPS Teachers Concerned About In-Person Learning, Gov. Ricketts’ Comments on Medicaid Expansion and More Top Local News for Tuesday, September 22

9/22/20 • Day 9 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook What I Learned About Racism Growing Up in Apartheid South Africa A new column, DIS|PLACE, explores the legacies and similarities of systemic racism in South Africa and the U.S. View our guide to local resources […]

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The Curious Case of Earnest Jackson, Jake Gardner Dies By Suicide, Sheriffs Find Two Suspicious Boxes Outside County Courthouse, Party Leaders Propose a $1.5 Trillion Relief Plan and More Top Local News for Monday, September 21

9/21/20 • Day 8 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook The Curious, Winding Case of Earnest Jackson A jury in Douglas County convicted Earnest Jackson of murder in 1999. Now a movement has started to set him free. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com […]

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Remembering Lives Lost to COVID-19, TestNebraska Announces Mobile Testing, State Unemployment Claims Increase and More Top Local News for Friday, September 18

9/18/20 • Day 5 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Help Us Tell the Stories of Nebraskans We’ve Lost to COVID-19 Nearly 400 Nebraskans have died during the pandemic, but we don’t know much about them. Every day, a health department in the state issues […]

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First National Bank Celebrates 160 Years of Service, OPS Returns to In-Person Learning, Council Members Propose Mask Mandate Extension, State Officials Issue Health Advisory and More Top Local News for Thursday, September 17

9/17/20 • Day 4 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook First National Bank of Omaha Continues Its Recipe For Success Over Six Generations With more than 160 years’ experience meeting our customers’ financial needs, First National Bank of Omaha (FNBO) has built a reputation for service […]

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