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Library Advisory Panel, Omahan & NYC Pride, Pandemic EBT

Read past Reed Moore daily newsletters HERE’S YOUR RUNDOWN Happy National Flip Flop DayReed Moore has a pair of dress flip flops for special summer soirees. Today’s news: The Omaha Library Foundation will form an advisory committee, but some Omahans worry the decision will grant a private philanthropy group more control over the public libraries. […]

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ICU Beds 97% Capacity, Lincoln Police Unrest, 18 Utility Workers Terminated

Digging Into Omaha’s Affordable-Housing Crisis, and How We Solve It Affordable housing has long been a top issue for Omaha’s advocates and residents dealing with housing instability. But until recently, we didn’t know how bad the problem was. Now we do. And it’s serious. Q&A with Front Porch Investments Executive Director Meridith Dillon, by Chris Bowling. Published […]

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Omaha Homeless Encampment, Union Pacific Vaccination Battle, Fortenberry Pleads Not Guilty

10/21/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends A One-Two Punch Both Bob’s Donuts and Swartz’s Deli are closing. Food announcement by Sara Locke. Published in The Reader. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Happy ‘Back to the Future’ Day Join today’s news by throwing on your Nikes, popping in a VHS tape and revving up your DeLorean: Rep. Jeff Fortenberry pleads […]

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Library Lease Objections, Senator Opposes Streetcar TIF, No New Directed Health Measures

Nebraska Nursing ShortageDeteriorates Hospital Conditions COVID-19 has exacerbated an existing staffing challenge. By Lauren Penington. Originally published in Nebraska News Service. Republished in The Reader. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Happy National Lego Day Today’s news says if you can imagine it, you can build it. And then take it apart and build something else: Sen. Justin Wayne of Omaha […]

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Residents Discuss New Police Union Contract, Utility Assistance Still Available in Douglas County, Lincoln-Lancaster Health Experts Warn Concertgoers and More Top Local News for Thursday, November 12

11/12/20 • Day 60 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Police Accountability Heard in Court, City Council Agenda on Monday Policing in Omaha, as well as across the nation, has come under intense scrutiny in recent months. From protests to the polls to policymaking of […]

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60+ Residents Eligible for Vaccines, Growing Sinkhole Causes Concern, and Gov. Ricketts Welcomes AstraZeneca Vaccine

03/23/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Omaha Election 2021: Get to Know the Candidates Everything you need to know about this crowded primary. A look at the candidates running for City Council District 6. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Good Afternoon, Today we have stories about Douglas County residents 60 and older eligible for vaccines, an Omaha couple sentenced […]