04/12/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends

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Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown

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Today’s news is comfort food for the mind: Walk-in vaccine appointments become available in North Omaha, OPPD signs an agreement to build Nebraska’s biggest solar farm, and Nebraska Wildlife Rehab is overflowing with baby animals.

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Around Omaha

  • Walk-ins are welcome at a North Omaha vaccine clinic, allowing people to receive a COVID-19 vaccination thanks to a surplus of Moderna doses. The Douglas County Health Department says it plans to have more walk-in clinics soon.
  • OPPD signs an agreement with Community Energy Inc. to build an 81-megawatt solar energy farm in Saunders County. It would be the largest solar farm in Nebraska. 
  • An Omaha developer plans to build mixed-income apartments in the downtown Flatiron District, and a City Council vote will determine whether the project receives public tax-increment financing. 
  • The owners of Blackstone Plaza, a 15-story office structure in midtown Omaha, are seeking $6 million in assistance from the city to renovate the building.  
  • The Omaha Police Department releases reports on cases of child abuse at Rosewood Academy. The owner and two former employees face charges in the incidents.

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Reed Moore’s Things To Do

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Best Food Trucks In Omaha:
Taqueria El Rey Food Truck

  • 30th and Leavenworth streets (402-813-1900)
  • Saddle Creek and Cuming streets (402-980-5850)
  • Schedule varies

If you are in the mood for fantastic tortas and horchatas at regular intervals, you have either secured your go-to Mexican food truck or restaurant by now, or you are frantically searching for that special food truck to call “home.”  Fortunately, and either way, a Taqueria El Rey food truck could be just what you didn’t know you needed in an often-hectic sea of local delivery options.

With two food trucks in Omaha, Taqueria El Rey opened its first doors – and thereby the gates to its heavenly food – in Lincoln in 2008. Today, from excellent service to portion size and pricing, Taqueria El Rey food trucks consistently offer some of the best Omaha cuisine on-the-fly. And both loyal customers and curious visitors can expect to sink their teeth in that level of quality each time they visit one of these two magic food trucks at either 30th and Leavenworth or Saddle Creek and Cuming.

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