06/23/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends

Dandelion at the Flat,
Vacation in the Village

Local Radio Host Wins Master Chef Opportunity,
Inner Rail Hosts Staycation, Brunch With a Side of History

Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

Happy National Hydration Day!

Today’s news urges everyone to replenish fluids: Dr. Adi Pour gets candid about the toughest moments of her tenure as Douglas County health director, Gov. Pete Ricketts will host a series of town halls to decry proposed sex education standards and critical race theory, and the first African American woman is appointed to Douglas County’s District Court Bench.

~ Harper’s Index Facts of The Day ~

  • Amount by which utility deregulation has increased electricity costs for Texans since 2004: $28,000,000,000
  • By which electricity providers overcharged Texans during February’s winter storm:  $16,000,000,000

Source: Potomac Economics (Fairfax, VA); 2. Wall Street Journal (NYC)

Around Omaha

Around Nebraska

In Your Local Government

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday to have questions answered on how it can spend the $110 million it received through the American Rescue Plan Act. The Board also celebrated a decade of declining numbers of youths in detention, recognized the appointment of a Black woman to district court judge and heard that Douglas County will likely miss the goal of vaccinating 70% of its adults by July 4.

The Omaha City Council did not meet. It will meet again on June 29.

Read the full story here.

Reed Moore’s Things To Do

Find more on our Things To Do page.

Discover South O!

Rico Pan Bakery
4030 S. 24th St.
(402) 702-7426 (RICO)
Sunday – Saturday, 6 a.m. – 10 p.m.

These breads and sweets come with a South American twist, thanks to the bakery’s roots in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Rico Pan Bakery also has a major Peruvian influence, which makes for an exquisite combination.

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