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The Reader: March 2022 Print Edition

The Reader‘s print edition is here (find one at these locations).

Click above to check out the digital issues, including stories about solutions to chronic absenteeism in schools, homeownership for low-income people and, of course, your monthly dose of the best local writing on film, music and art.


Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

Happy National Day of Unplugging

Today’s news encourages everyone to take the Digital Detox from Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, etc.: Quilters in Lincoln are sewn into a conflict of whether it’s OK to make new clothes from old quilts, a bill in the Nebraska Legislature would outlaw removing a condom during sex without both parties’ consent, and a University of Nebraska at Omaha panel forecasts the Russia-Ukraine conflict with mixed opinions.


Harper’s Index Fact of the Day

Portion of active-duty U.S. military families that face food insecurity: 1/6

Source: Military Family Advisory Network (Shawnee, Kan.)


Reed Moore’s COVID-19 Roundup

  • Get up-to-date recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to navigate COVID-19 in Douglas County, or wherever you’re receiving today’s newsletter.
  • Are the darkest days of the pandemic behind us? Experts quoted in a recent Vox article seem to think so. But they also acknowledge the future is impossible to predict.

5.8% of Douglas County residents are partially vaccinated.

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


Around Omaha

Around Nebraska


The Daily Funny

Comic by Koterba. Support him on Patreon. 
To see more daily funnies, click the image.


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