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Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown
Today we have stories about mayoral candidates pausing campaign activities, an Omaha non-profit providing new shelter for homeless LGBT+ youth, and Rep. Don Bacon considering a run for Nebraska governor.
- The ballot is nearly set for Omaha’s April 6 primary elections for mayor and city council. The top two vote-getters in each race will advance to the May 11 general election.
- Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert and other mayoral candidates have put campaign activities on hold following the death of Stothert’s husband.
- Churches in the Omaha metro area are paying close attention to CDC guidelines to prepare for Easter services during a pandemic.
- Omaha residents react to new CDC guidelines that say individuals who have been vaccinated for COVID-19 can gather without masks in certain instances.
- An Omaha non-profit, Black and Pink, is buying a former church building to provide shelter for homeless LGBT+ youth.
- U.S. Rep. Don Bacon, representative for Nebraska’s Second Congressional District, says he is considering a run for Nebraska Governor.
- A study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln shows that conventional vehicles can use a higher percent of ethanol blend and get performance comparable to regular fuel.
- The city of Lincoln is expecting a busy construction season in 2021, as a number of road improvement projects are in the works.
Reed Moore’s Things To Do For St. Patrick’s Day
St Patty’s Day Food Truck Rally Parking Lot Party
- 4971 Q St.
- March 17
- Starts at 8 a.m.
- No cover
The inaugural South Omaha Food Truck Rally Parking Lot Party is expected to be a game-changer, hosted at South Omaha’s Finest Tequila Garage Bar. Not only will it be COVID-19 friendly, but it will also be an excellent source of St. Patrick’s Day fun.
There will be music, with bands to be announced, and multiple food trucks. So, if you’re ready to enjoy the best of both worlds as far as parking-lot parties go, prepare to be blown away.
Moreover, there will be beer and shot specials for the older partygoers. If you’re in the South Omaha area or can make it out, this is going to be a party that you won’t want to miss.
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