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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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Stars Turn it Up

Some big shows highlight the month of April, starting with the Monday, April 11, 6-9 p.m., show from Tommy Castro & The Painkillers at Lincoln’s Zoo Bar. Castro is celebrating a milestone as a blues bandleader with a 30th anniversary tour. Castro’s latest CD is “A Bluesman Came to Town,” on Alligator, and he was […]

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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 […]

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Douglas County Corrections Struggles with COVID, but Health Director Says Declining Hospitalizations Provide Breathing Room. City Council Approves Extending Infrastructure into Northwest Omaha.

The Douglas County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday to receive reports on the corrections department and COVID-19, as the Omicron variant wave subsides. Douglas County Corrections Director Mike Myers said that the department experienced an “unprecedented” 95 staff members who missed time because of COVID throughout January. This resulted in nearly $600,000 being spent on […]

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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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Panelists Persist Despite Porn, Pandemic Restrictions Rally, Harassment Allegations Attorney

(Originally published March 2, 2021) ‘I don’t know you like that’ Finishing her three-year residency at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts* with a bang, Sylvie Fortin, the renowned Canadian independent curator, presents an exhibition exploring how human bodies relate to themselves, each other and the wider world. By Jonathan Orozco. Published in The Reader. *Visitors […]

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Common Ground

M34N STR33T is the brainchild of Brenton Gomez (alias Conny Franko) and Adam Haug (alias Haunted Gauntlet). The name anchors them to the place where they created the music: 34th and 33rd streets in Gifford Park, running north to south through midtown Omaha. Haug sees this as the mean in a mathematical sense, the common […]

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The Kids Aren’t OK: Mental Health Issues Skyrocketed for Nebraska Children during Pandemic

This story was originally published on the Flatwater Free Press. Six-year-old Elijah Wastell, of Omaha, started feeling anxious last fall.  It came hard for the kindergartener at bedtime. His parents tried breathing exercise.They attempted to build up his confidence. They tried everything they could think of, but the anxiety only got worse. It got to […]

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Fortenberry’s Resignation, Teammates Ditching Herbster, Westside’s Diversity Initiative

Read past Reed Moore daily newsletters HERE’S YOUR RUNDOWN Happy Respect Your Cat Day Reed Moore reminds us that the ancient Egyptians considered these fab felines sacred. Today’s news: Learn what convicted GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry’s resignation might mean for the 2022 elections, Westside Community Schools’ diversity, equity and inclusion initiative makes progress, and the Nebraska Examiner tries to figure out why a former running mate, a […]