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Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown
Happy National Rotisserie Chicken Day!
Enjoy the feast and save the drumstick for today’s news: Omaha’s first deputy chief of staff for diversity, equity and inclusion gets candid, local business leaders pledge to address systemic inequities, and the city’s JBS plant remains closed.
- Keith Station –– Omaha’s first deputy chief of staff for diversity, equity and inclusion –– opens up about the work ahead, from creating a robust strategy to implementing mandatory bias training for city employees.
- After this week’s cyberattack on JBS (the world’s biggest beef processor), Omaha’s JBS plant remains closed.
- Local hunger is not letting up, Omaha’s Food Bank for the Heartland cautions, even as the COVID-19 pandemic starts to subside.
- Upward of 150 Omaha business leaders promise to address systemic racism in the corporate world, nonprofit sector and local community.
- A gas leak near downtown Omaha forces apartment residents to evacuate.
- City engineers apologize to South Central Omaha business owners after failing to notify them about a project that may push away potential customers.
- A casino slated to open near 60th and Q requests $17.5 million in tax increment financing, sparking disagreement among local leaders.
- Paul Johnsgard –– an internationally lauded naturalist and ornithologist who centered his work on Nebraska wildlife and taught at UNL for almost half a century –– dies at age 89.
- Every Nebraskan with Medicaid expansion program coverage will receive the full range of benefits without added requirements.
- A 1,200-mile, carbon-capture pipeline system might pass through Nebraska.
- A Nebraska man will run from Wray, Colorado, to Holdrege, Nebraska, to raise awareness for people with multiple sclerosis –– such as his mother.
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For the last few years, Victor’s Mexican Restaurant has been growing a steady fanbase of diners who at once fell in love with the lively food, on-point service and late-night hours. If you have not experienced the joy of biting into one of its tacos, you have every reason to do so.
Victor’s is one of the best Mexican restaurants in a city where such establishments shine –– and one of the only such eateries to offer late-night, dine-in service, including many delectable food trucks.
So, if you are in South Omaha and happen to be awake, or are generally a late-night eater, stopping inside this magical haven of aromas and tastes will be a decision you will not soon regret. And the great glass-bottled soft drinks taste just a bit rustic and pair well with a classic meal.
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