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

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CARES Funding Will Help City Department Educate Citizens about Social Justice Services

Omaha’s Department of Human Rights and Relations investigates allegations of discrimination in areas such as employment, housing and public accommodation for those with disabilities.


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Today we have stories of COVID-19 cases in the state increasing after weeks of decline, community leaders sounding off on announced changes to policing and Chris Janicek saying he feels bullied by state leaders and citizens calling on him to exit the race for U.S. Senate.

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What to do during quarantine?


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The Little Free Library

This is a nonprofit that promotes neighborhood book exchanges with titles for kids as well as adults. All for free. Find one in your neighborhood.

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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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