New Curfew, Scurlock Murals, Solidarity in Solitude and More Top Local News for Friday, June 5

Friday, June 5 • 5 Days Under New DHM • At Least 25 Days to Go Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Solidarity in Solitude: Protester in Carter Lake Stands Up against Police Brutality “Racial equality isn’t something we should have to protest for,” said Karley Baker, 14. “But in this […]

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Black Out Tuesday

Beaufield Berry has been managing a living list of area businesses to support. For a look at the thread, which has been shared across platforms, head to https://www.facebook.com/beaufield/posts/10158853814369434 Jazmyn Brown’s efforts to support area Black-owned establishments has resulted in her list being shared hundreds of times, and once more here. Thank you for your work, Jazmyn! […]

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Egregious Violations, Protestors and Police Clash, Evictions Loom and More Top Local News for Wednesday, May 27

Wednesday, May 27 • 24 Days Under New DHM • At Least 5 Days to Go Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook Coping with COVID-19 Amidst All the Sturm and Drang Mike Krainak and his Artful Dodgers are adapting creatively to the “new normal.” View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today […]

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Markets Make their Meticulous Return

It won’t be business as usual at Omaha Farmer’s Markets this summer, but farmers are still showing up to keep Omaha fed. No sampling, no change, and no loitering. The Farmer’s Market is still a place to meet, if not physically greet your neighbors Village Pointe The Village Pointe Farmer’s Market has announced their planned […]

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Rollercoaster

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  It’s a rollercoaster. I’m fortunate to have a full-time “day job” outside of The Reader that quickly moved to have as many people working from home as possible. I’m fortunate I’m still employed with insurance. I’m so grateful. I know others who are not as lucky. Meanwhile, working from home comes with its own challenges […]

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Omaha Gives Breaks Records, Elkhorn Nursing Home Cited in Past, Vaccine Roadblocks and More Top Local News for Thursday, May 21

Thursday, May 21 Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we have stories about a record number of people donating to Omaha Gives yesterday, an Elkhorn nursing home, which has had health complaints in the past and has struggled to contain COVID-19, […]

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Top Local News for Friday, May 15

Friday, May 15 Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook View our guide to local resources at TheReader.com Good morning, Today we have stories about glimmers of hope in Grand Island as the rate of new cases falls, an outbreak at a senior care facility in Elkhorn and new CDC guidelines to help […]

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