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Interview with Tony Vargas, Positive COVID-19 Cases in Boys Town, Nebraska Reports Lowest Unemployment Rate in U.S. and More Top Local News for Thursday, October 22

10/22/20 • Day 39 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook Campaign 2020: Interview with State Senator Tony Vargas Since 2016, Vargas has represented District 7 which encompasses downtown South Omaha. He is campaigning for re-election for the minority-majority district against Jorge Sotolongo, a political novice. For […]

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ORBT Busses Remain Fare Free, Gov. Ricketts Opposes Gun-Control, and California COVID Variant Found in Nebraska

03/26/21 • Nebraska vaccine data • Nationwide case trends Meet the Candidates of Omaha’s District 3 These stories are in-depth profiles of two of the four candidates running for Omaha’s City Council District 3 seat. For coverage of other races, check out The Reader’s 2021 city election hub. Reed Moore’s Daily Rundown Good Afternoon, Today we have stories about ORBT busses […]

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Public Outcry at City Council, Protest Ends Peacefully, Scurlock Grand Jury and More Top Local News for Wednesday, June 3

Wednesday, June 3 • 3 Days Under New DHM • At Least 27 Days to Go Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook “We’re Tired and We’re Frustrated and We Are Demanding Change.” The Omaha City Council approved extending Omaha’s state of emergency and recognized reckless policing killed George Floyd. The council […]

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OPS Schedule Changes, COVID-19 in Wastewater, Nebraska Football Positive Tests and More Top Local News for Tuesday, June 30

6/30/20 • Day 9 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook *Correction: This story incorrectly stated Ponca Chief Standing Bear was a member of the Omaha tribe.  Nightlife in the Time of Pandemic “Spacing out” now means a different thing. View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com […]

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DACA Future, City Hate Crime Ordinance, Committee Pledges More Than Words and More Top Local News for Wednesday, June 10

Wednesday, June 10 • 10 Days Under New DHM • At Least 20 Days to Go Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook DACA Uncertainty Puts Dreamers Fate in Jeopardy With the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is on the table, The Supreme Court has the power to eradicate or keep […]

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Man Accused of Killing Sex Offender Speaks Out, Thorough Scurlock Investigation, CARES Act Dollars Trickle Down and More Top Local News for Thursday, June 11

Thursday, June 11 • 11 Days Under New DHM • At Least 19 Days to Go Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook No More Coasting Omaha! Seven Ideas to Save Our Future How we can stay in our lanes but swing for the fences in areas such as carbon neutrality, education and internet […]