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Life is not great right now. That’s why it’s important to make mindful moments for yourself and summer is the perfect time to do that. Here are some tips on getting outside, doing some socially distanced activities and finding some calm.

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Today we have stories about Nebraska Democrats calling for Chris Janicek to exit the race for U.S. Senate, the Douglas County Board appointing a firm to handle the $166 million it received in CARES Act money and UNMC experts continuing to remind people the state is hardly through its first wave of infections, even as Nebraska inches toward a nearly full reopening next week.

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Photographers and Videographers Josh Foo and Lauren Abell

The two have been working on an ongoing project documenting the ways COVID-19 is affecting Omaha restaurants called “Right Here Right Now.” You can see this hauntingly beautiful video and photography work on Facebook and The two have interviewed everyone from servers and baristas to the most important restaurateurs in Omaha.

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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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