Celebrating Marshall Taylor, Thousands Request Rental Assistance, Teachers Protest the Lack of Safety Regulations for Reopening Schools and More Top Local News for Tuesday, August 4



8/04/20 • Day 44 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends


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In Remembrance of Marshall Taylor

Walter Vincent Brooks celebrates the life of Marshall Taylor, the founder of the Aframerican Bookstore and a quiet legend of North Omaha.

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Good morning,

Today we have stories about recognizing the life of Aframerican Bookstore owner Marshall Taylor, more than 1,000 people applying for rental assistance in Douglas County just one week after the application opened and around 200 Omaha teachers protesting in Memorial Park yesterday over the lack of safety regulations for reopening schools. 

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What to do during quarantine?


From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Living Room Picnic

Lay a blanket on the floor and fill a cutting board with your kids’ favorite foods. A char-cute-erie platter with nuts, lunch meats, fruits, cheeses, and a handful of goldfish crackers can make yet another family dinner a fun, silly, relaxed adventure.

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