Tired Texan to Return, Dandelion Friday Done for Season, and More

Check out Dish writer Sara Locke’s dining roundup, published in The Reader.

Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

National First Responders Day

As COVID-19 continues, today’s news is especially grateful for first responders: A U.S. House report says a minimum of 59,000 meatpacking workers contracted COVID-19 last year, WOWT reports that one student is cut with a knife and another is arrested during a fight between two students at Omaha South High Magnet School, and according to the state correctional system’s inspector general, a plumbing problem at the Nebraska State Penitentiary leaves inmates and staff without running water.

Reed Moore realized that this week’s link to COVID-19 vaccine clinics wasn’t working. Whoops! To check out local vax clinics, click the following URL: https://fox42kptm.com/news/local/covid-19-vaccination-clinics-for-the-week-of-october-25

Harper’s Index Facts of the Day:
Throwback Thursday Edition

Today, Reed Moore throws it back with facts from September’s Index.

  1. Percentage of Democrats who have a favorable view of critical race theory: 86
  2. Of Republicans who have an unfavorable view of it: 91
  3. Percentage by which Republicans are more likely than Democrats to say they have a “good idea” of what it is: 34

Source: YouGov (NYC)

For nationwide COVID-19 case and vaccination trends, click here.

Around Omaha

Around Nebraska

Reed Moore’s Thing To Do: 
2021 Omaha Halloween Guide

Matt Casas presents local opportunities for a haunting and happy Halloween.

Published in The Reader.

As the delta variant spreads through the community, remember to get fully vaccinated and mask up — even if you’re fully vaxxed — before going to art shows.
Check out more local guides here.

The Daily Funny

Comic by Ted Rall. To see more comics, click the image.

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