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Food or Faux?

Food or Faux? by Michael Braunstein When Whole Foods founder and CEO John Mackey pulled a Mitt Romney-style move in creating a faux online identity in order to hector critics of his company, his motives and clarity of thought became suspect. Under pseudonym identity “Rahodeb”,  Mackey left scores of postings in a Yahoo finance chatroom […]

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Cases Spike, Scurlock Autopsy Outcry, Janicek Feels Bullied and More Top Local News for Monday, June 29

6/26/20 • Day 5 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook CARES Funding Will Help City Department Educate Citizens about Social Justice Services Omaha’s Department of Human Rights and Relations investigates allegations of discrimination in areas such as employment, housing and public accommodation for those with disabilities. […]

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Rising Local Cases, Family Dissatisfied with Report, 100,000 Deaths and More Top Local News for Thursday, May 28

Thursday, May 28 • 25 Days Under New DHM • At Least 4 Days to Go Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Markets Make their Meticulous Return With guidelines in place, farmers prepare to meet the crowds. View our guide to local resources at Good morning, Today we have stories about […]

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Not Even Death Escapes COVID’s Disruption

The harsh reality of pandemic-restricted gatherings has cut attendance by about half from pre-COVID 19 services at Jon Reichmuth’s Funeral Homes in Elkhorn, Yutan and Bennington.   This is by far the biggest instant change they’ve ever had to deal with, said Reichmuth, a 44-year tenured funeral director. “One day it was here and we had to figure out how to […]