Food Security Challenges, City Council Could Implement Mask Mandate, Omaha Becomes a National Coronavirus Hot Spot and More Top Local News for Friday, August 7



8/07/20 • Day 47 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends


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Face to Face With Food Security

In the midst of a deadly pandemic that has killed almost 155,000* people across the U.S., millions of Americans are finding themselves living a nightmare. They don’t know how to pay for housing or put food on the table, a reality that economists have long warned was on the horizon.

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Today we have stories about Omaha food pantries trying to meet the increasing need for food assistance as the pandemic continues, Omaha City Council potentially setting a mask mandate in place as soon as Tuesday and Omaha and Nebraska being listed as hot spots for the virus.

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Support a Local Black-Owned Business: Best Burger

Located in Florence, the family that owns Best Burger didn’t name it that, their customers did. Using fresh, quality ingredients, respect for their clients, and a little bit of love ensures that each burger is better than the last. Choose from Grass-fed Black Angus beef, non-GMO hormone-free turkey, or enjoy a Thai black bean vegan burger. Try the Bold and Blazin for a bite with heat that doesn’t overpower the flavor, or the intention.

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