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2021 Music Year in Review

I know, I know… it’s only December, and anything can happen before the year is actually over, but I ain’t got that luxury, deadlines being what they are. Rather than wait until January after you’ve (hopefully) long forgotten and moved on from 2021, I thought I’d do the recap now while it’s fresh in your […]

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Kellogg’s’ “Last Best Final Offer,” Clergy Sexual Assault Report, Activist Charged With Felonies

Looking Deeper Into Statements of Saint Francis Ministries and DHHS Under Oath Dive into the controversy with journalist Emily Chen-Newton. Full story in NOISE Omaha. Republished in The Reader. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Use Your Common Sense Day Today’s news laments the scarcity of this attribute during these turbulent times: Omaha activist Bear Alexander is charged with six […]

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SNAP Bill Veto Overturned, Florida Georgia Line to Perform, Electric Scooters Return

05/27/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Where to Eat: Grand Opening and a One-Day-Only Affair We’ve got the skinny on scrumptious summer eats, from a new offering at Midtown Crossing that’s ready to light a fire under your summer plans, to a B&G revival hosted by Dandelion. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Happy National Grape Popsicle Day! Today’s news doesn’t […]

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Hospitalizations Hit a High, Full Medicaid Benefits Explained, Lincoln Woman’s Death Ruled a Homicide

10/8/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends As Pandemic Continues, Día de los Muertos Can Help Omaha Grieve For about 30 years, Jose García and Linda García-Perez have uplifted the indigenous Mexican tradition of Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, with exhibits and events celebrated throughout the greater Omaha community. The couple believes the […]

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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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With more immigrants on the way, how Ebrahim found his American Dream

This story originally published in Flatwater Free Press. It is a storybook summer night in Omaha, and Ebrahim Abdulsattar is sitting under a pink-striped sky in Aksarben, eating a chocolate crepe and considering his happy fortune. He is married to Lubna al-Sebaie, a woman who shares his Muslim faith, intellectual curiosity, and zest for road […]

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Raising Age for Mask Mandate, Relief Grants for Restaurants, and Thousands Missed Appointment for Second Vaccine Dose

02/09/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Game and Set-o, Jared Leto The Little Things is not a good match. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Good Afternoon, Today we have stories about the City Council considering raising the age requirement for the mask mandate, financial relief grants for restaurants impacted by the pandemic, and thousands of healthcare workers failing […]

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OPS Rushes High School Changes, OPPD Announces End of Emergency Alert, and Vaccine Priority List Changed

02/19/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Open Enrollment Extended for Marketplace Health Insurance For those who missed the 2021 open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace, the federal government has extended the deadline to apply until May 15. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Good Afternoon, Today we have stories about OPS parents who are unhappy with changes being implemented in high […]