New Janicek Allegations, Rental Assistance, COVID-19 and More Top Local News for Tuesday, June 23

6/23/20 • Day 2 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook No Soap Like Real Soap Real soap is still out there on the shelves. You just have to look for it. You’ll know it by its ingredients. Here are examples. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good […]

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Phase III, Support Black Businesses, City to Announce Action After Protests and More Top Local News for Monday, June 22

6/22/20 • Day 1 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook How to Salute With a Clenched Fist Da 5 Bloods Is One of Spike Lee’s Peaks View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we have stories about city officials announcing actions to respond to […]

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DACA Win, Ricketts Threatens Counties’ Funding, Defund The Police and More Top Local News for Friday, June 19

Friday, June 19 • 19 Days Under New DHM • 3 Days until Phase III Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Supreme Court Ruling Protects DACA From the New York Times: The program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, protects people brought to the United States as children by shielding them from deportation […]

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Racism Declared A Public Health Emergency, Senate Shakeup, 11-Worth Closes and More Top Local News for Thursday, June 18

Thursday, June 18 • 18 Days Under New DHM • 4 Days until Phase III Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Updates from Your Locally Owned Newspaper After 500+ free issues distributed over 26 years, The Reader needs you. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we have […]

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Janicek Called to Exit, County Board Enlists CARES Help, UNMC Doctors Warn of Increased Infections and More Top Local News for Wednesday, June 17

Wednesday, June 17 • 17 Days Under New DHM • At Least 13 Days to Go Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Summer Help is Here Life is not great right now. That’s why it’s important to make mindful moments for yourself and summer is the perfect time to do that. […]

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Reopening Phase III, Curfew Charges Dropped for Some, Donors Pledge Pool Money and More Top Local News for Tuesday, June 16

Tuesday, June 16 • 16 Days Under New DHM • At Least 14 Days to Go Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Fashion in Disguise Face masks are the hottest new look for summer. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we have stories about phase III in […]

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Fashion in Disguise

OMAHA, May 19, 2020 — When this COVID-19 thing first started, the notion of wearing a mask in public seemed weird, like something only a paranoid or a hypochondriac would do. In fact, if I remember correctly, the people in charge originally told us to NOT wear masks because healthcare professionals needed them and unless […]

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Breakfast Cafe Protests, More South Omaha Testing, State Aid Available and More Top Local News for Monday, June 15

Monday, June 15 • 15 Days Under New DHM • At Least 15 Days to Go Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Dollars and Incensed The new documentary Capital in the Twenty-First Century takes aim at the history of economic injustice and global wealth. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, […]

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Black Drivers Overrepresented in OPD Traffic Stops, New Health Measures Coming, UNMC Meatpacking Survey and More Top Local News for Friday, June 12

Friday, June 12 • 12 Days Under New DHM • At Least 18 Days to Go Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Tickets and Arrests: Black and White Drivers Face Very Different Outcomes from Traffic Stops For white drivers in Omaha, the most likely outcome they can expect from a traffic […]

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