6/25/20 • Day 4 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends

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Solitude Isn’t Bliss: How Omaha’s Music Venues are Coping During the Pandemic

The metro’s music venues remain empty. Here’s what the people who work there are saying about the dearth of live music.


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Today we have stories about remembering Vivian Strong 51 years after an Omaha police officer killed the 14-year-old girl, Gov. Pete Ricketts allotting less than a quarter of the recommended CARES funds to counties and the city opening an investigation into what happened 11-Worth Cafe, looking to possibly press misdemeanor charges.

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What to do during quarantine?


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Read Great Apocalyptic Fiction

Emily St. John Mandel’s Station Eleven is a lovely, gentle post-apocalyptic novel, while Kira Jane Buxton’s Hollow Kingdom follows pets after a virus wipes out humans.

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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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