6/26/20 • Day 5 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends

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Nebraska’s COVID-19 Response in Data

A collection of different metrics, including daily case increases, daily testing and positive test rate, measuring the state’s pandemic response.


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Good morning,
Today we have stories about measuring Nebraska’s COVID-19 response, the city announcing action items to address diversity and Omaha Public Schools parents and students splitting on whether to require masks this fall.

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What to do during quarantine?


From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Read The World Without Us.

I read this nonfiction thought experiment when it came out around 2007, and I cannot stop thinking about it now.  Premise: author Alan Weisman asks us to envision our Earth’s suddenly “Without Us,” as if the earth’s entire population just evaporated. What happens to our cities, our phones, our dogs?
– Kyle Tonniges

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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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