04/19/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends

Ricketts’ Media Stipulations Are ‘Harmful’ to a Free Press. We Stand with NOISE.

The staff of The Reader strongly stands in solidarity with NOISE in its efforts to get credentials for Gov. Pete Ricketts’ news briefings. Ricketts is a public official whose chief concern is answering to the people. Requiring stipulations that allow him to decide who is and is not a “bona fide journalist” is harmful to the mission of journalism and the foundation of the First Amendment, and shameful as his family prepares to launch an unproven news outlet.

Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

Happy National Garlic Day

Spread today’s news, but don’t get too close: Omaha’s Somali community attends a vaccine education seminar, the Corporate Cup returns to raise money for the American Lung Association, and the Two Rivers Health Department will host vaccine clinics in Buffalo and Dawson Counties.

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Around Omaha

  • Many members of Omaha’s Somali community attend a vaccine education meeting hosted by the Eastern African Development Association of Nebraska to discuss facts and concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine with a CHI Health doctor. 
  • Omaha’s new hotel projects are set to open in early June, and it is believed they are the city’s first structure to contain two hotels with shared amenities.
  • Habitat for Humanity, Empowerment Network and the North Omaha Neighborhood Alliancepartner to get rid of trash and clutter in the neighborhood, and they are hoping to expand the project to other areas across Omaha. 
  • A COVID-safe version of the Corporate Cup, benefitting the American Lung Association, raises $200,000 for education, research and advocacy.
  • Some of Omaha’s essential workers receive boxes filled with goodies and snacks from a local family wanting to show its appreciation.

Around Nebraska

Reed Moore’s Things To Do

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Best Food Trucks in Omaha:
The Cheese Life

  • Schedule and location vary
  • (402) 319-6919

Some folks can’t believe it’s not butter. Others stringently consider themselves “all about that cheese life,” perhaps “cheese deviants.” If you consider yourself as such, then you must know everything there is to love about Omaha’s best and cheesiest food truck, The Cheese Life.

Here is a mobile eating establishment that knows how to incorporate the “grilled cheese” concept into multiple creative dishes, served to perfection for your convenient eating pleasure. The service is great, and the portion sizes are more than respectable – plus, their kids’ menu rocks.

The Cheese Life often teams with excellent local breweries, so you can quench your thirst and your hunger in a most extravagant way. If you have questions, call – additionally, you can follow The Cheese Life on Facebook to find out more about the cheesy menu and where the food truck will be next.

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