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Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown
Happy World UFO Day!
Today’s News has had a very close encounter: Thirty Nebraska senators push back against proposed health education standards, read the latest installment of NOISE Omaha‘s Black Women Business Owners series, and Symone Sanders — an Omaha native who serves as senior advisor and chief spokesperson for Vice President Kamala Harris — defends the VP’s office environment.
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~ Harper’s Index Fact of The Day ~
- Maximum percentage by which satellite traffic has been observed to brighten the night sky: 10
Source: International Dark-Sky Association (Tucson, AZ)
- Check out the latest installment of NOISE Omaha‘s Black Women Business Owners series to learn about certified family life educator Kara Warner, her ties to Omaha and her business: Manifested Purpose, LLC Family Life Education & Coaching.
- This Politico article takes a deep dive into alleged tension within Vice President Kamala Harris’ office — and features Omaha native Symone Sanders, senior advisor and chief spokesperson for Harris, who defends the office environment.
- The Nebraska Humane Society headquarters, located near 90th and Fort streets, return with a renovation costing $14.1 million.
- Nebraska’s largest church is now open.
- Learn about Landlock Gallery, the Blackstone District art studio on a mission to make art more accessible.
- Review local firework rules and regulations before the holiday weekend, and remember to be respectful of veterans struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder.
- This Associated Press article spotlights the controversy surrounding proposed Nebraska state health education standards that teach such topics as gender identity and sexual orientation. Thirty state senators are pushing back against the proposed standards.
- Student-athletes’ new ability to monetize their brands will likely benefit college athletes in Nebraska, according to Nebraska Public Media reporter/producer Will Bauer.
- New York’s distinguished American Ballet Theatre company visits Nebraska’s capital city.
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