Local Activism, Increase in OPD Budget, State Senators Debate Over Attack Ad and more Top Local News for Wednesday, July 22



7/22/20 • Day 31 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends


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A New Social Reform Movement

“Amidst a new social reform movement finding its moment in history, solidarity grows in the Black Lives Matter model of leaderful change,” Leo Adam Biga writes.

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Good morning,

Today we have stories about local activists responding to the nationwide discussion of police brutality, Mayor Jean Stothert deciding to increase the police budget for 2021 and debates continuing  between Nebraska State Senators over an attack ad funded by state republicans featuring Sen. Ernie Chambers.

Your Top Local Stories


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What to do during quarantine?


From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Lego Prompts

Online groups like Lego Quarantine Survival Challenge offer age appropriate prompts to create specific builds and submit your final product online.

Daily Comic


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