6/23/20 • Day 2 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends

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Good morning,
Today we have stories about new allegations against U.S. Senate candidate Chris Janicek, County Commissioners looking to add $1 million to a rental assistance program and how businesses are responding after one day of new directed health measures and guidelines.

Your Top Local Stories

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In Omaha

Around the State

  • Nebraska prisons are nine days away from declaring an official overcrowding emergency.
  • Some counties struggle to find a balance between requiring masks and appeasing Gov. Pete Ricketts who said counties would not receive CARES Act money if they made people cover their faces in government buildings.
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers believe they have developed an antibody test that can deliver results in minutes.

What to do during quarantine?


From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Pick Up a Comic Book

Go to Legend Comics & Coffee’s drive-thru at 5207 Leavenworth St. Peruse their collection on Facebook, and call ahead at 402-391-2377 or email if you’re interested in a title.

Daily Comic


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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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