Get yourself vaxxed. Then get yourself tickets for these movies.
Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown
Happy National Ballpoint Pen Day!
Like the pen, today’s news is mightier than the sword: Nebraska Medicine loosens visitor restrictions as COVID-19 cases drop, the Saint Lucia Festival returns to Little Italy, and the economic assistance effort in Fremont County following a flood moves forward, but slowly.
~ Harper’s Index Facts of The Day ~
- Percentage of Republicans who held negative opinions of technology companies in 2019: 37.
- Percentage of Republicans who hold negative opinions of technology companies today: 65.
Source: Gallup (Washington)
- To make COVID-19 vaccines more accessible, the Douglas County Health Department will hold temporary vaccination clinics at local churches today through Saturday.
- The Saint Lucia Festival will return to Little Italy, close to 10th and William streets.
- The Open Door Mission seeks donations to help homeless people cool down in rising temperatures.
- As COVID-19 cases drop, Nebraskan Medicine loosens visitor restrictions.
- A seven-year-old Millard student with autism wanders away from the first day of summer school, and no one notices.
- The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will meet Friday to discuss a potential river otter hunting season.
- Gov. Pete Ricketts criticizes President Joe Biden for termination of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, saying it’s “yet another example of the Biden-Harris administration putting the priorities of radical environmental activists above our national interest.”
- Nebraska used just 43% of COVID-19 vaccine doses received between May 10 and June 6.
- Following a flood two years ago, economic assistance and rebuilding efforts in Fremont County have proven sluggish. But there are signs of progress.
Reed Moore’s Things To Do
Del Futuro al Pasado Mural
25th and N. St.
Parking available at Plaza de la Raza
Exploring the concept of a Magic City, the murals project will delight visitors to South Omaha. Vibrant colors and representation of Latino and indigenous immigration, along with social justice themes, grace the parking lots and facades in the area.
Next to Kubat Pharmacy, you’ll find the Threads of Life mural, and a few feet from there you’ll see Del Futuro al Pasado, with Mexican culture on full display.
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