City Sprouts garden south Omaha, photograph by Mike Machian

8/21/20 • Day 61 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends

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Omaha’s Food Security Network ​

Following the economic fallout of COVID-19, area nonprofits have stepped up to provide food and security to people who’ve suddenly needed it.

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Good morning,

Today we have stories about nonprofits helping close gaps in food security during the pandemic, advocates calling for the state to resume its own food assistance programs and residents having trouble receiving help through Douglas County’s rental assistance program.

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Get-N-Go Fish

1706 N. 24th Street
Catfish can be done wrong. It can be done fine. And then there’s Get-N-Go. In spite of the hurry you hear in their name, the time is taken to season each dish to perfection.

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Chris Bowling

Chris has worked for The Reader since January 2020. As an investigative reporter and news editor he’s taken deep dives into topics such as police transparency, affordable housing and COVID-19. Originally...

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