New state standards center marginalized voices, but students say their education remains whitewashed.
Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown
Today we have stories about Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert’s husband being found dead, Omaha educators receiving their COVID-19 vaccines in mass, and Nebraska leaders criticizing Bill Gates’ call to forgo eating beef.
- Dr. Joseph Stothert, husband of Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert, is found dead outside the couple’s home. The cause of death appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
- The teachers’ union now supports handing management of the troubled OPS pension system to the state.
- An inmate at Douglas County Corrections is found dead in his cell.
- The Omaha Women’s Day March goes virtual in 2021, featuring 10 virtual events and pop-ups over the next two weeks to celebrate, uplift and inspire women and girls.
- 7,000 Nebraska educators are vaccinated at clinics in three counties.
- An Omaha family is continuing to ask OPS why a security guard injured its sixth-grade son, during an incident in which the boy was body slammed twice.
- A Nebraska man doesn’t want to attend his own hearing that will determine whether he is sentenced to receive the death penalty.
- A Dawes County sheriff is found guilty of misdemeanor misconduct, related to events from 2019.
- Bill Gates’ call for wealthy nations to forgo eating beef is not sitting well with business and political leaders in Nebraska.
Reed Moore’s Things To Do For St. Patrick’s Day
Rock Sinatra With Pauzed St. Patty’s Bash
- March 13
- 9:30 p.m.
- 7402 F St.
- No cover charge
If you’re in the mood for high-voltage rock music to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, you must make it to American Dream / Hangout. You can be sure memories will be made at one of the most chill live music venues in the city.
The rock ‘n’ roll cover band Rock Sinatra will be headlining, and it will be kicking out jams that are at once danceable and head-banging. The special guest will be Pauzed, a three-piece metal outfit started back in the day whose return to the stage is highly anticipated.
It’s recommended that you wear green and prepare yourself for drink specials all night. Moreover, there is no cover charge, and reserved tables are available for those who wish to stay classy whilst celebrating.
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