Positive Tests in Schools, Mask Mandate Questions, No Football Fallout and More Top Local News for Thursday, August 13

8/13/20 • Day 53 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends

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RBR Gallery Exhibit Combines a Community of Ideas with Prints

In spite of the current pandemic restrictions and inspired by the recent social unrest and protests, June 12 brought the beginning of a timely and germane print project at RBR Gallery on Vinton Street, Visual Voices: Community of Ideas | Community of Prints.


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Today we have stories about elementary school students testing positive for COVID-19 in Ralston and Millard, citizens who still have questions about Omaha’s mask mandate and what a cancelled football season means for Omaha and Lincoln’s economies.

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What to do during quarantine?

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Support a Local Black-Owned Business: Boiling Claws 

While the owner has been working tirelessly to launch a food truck, he couldn’t be stopped from finding a way to help out during the Covid crisis. Knowing that many children are facing a summer with limited lunches, Boiled Claws’ owner offered sack lunches to children in need. For questions or to ask about catering email Info@boilingclaws.com and follow along on Facebook for truck launch dates.

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