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Good day of poetic break

Roses are red, violets are blue. Today’s News wrote this poem just for you: Read Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson’s lawsuit, filed Wednesday, Jan. 12, against Douglas County Health Director Lindsay Huse for implementing a mask mandate, learn about the baby elephant born at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, and Omaha’s new mask mandate is updated to include an exception for religious services and offer more information about what face covering means public spaces and premises open to the general public.


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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies Minimum Number
who were asked to join intra-departmental gangs: 254

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Reed Moore’s COVID-19 review

As announced in the Wednesday, December 29 bonus newsletter, in light of the Omicron variant, Reed Moore will be replacing the “Thing To Do” section with a COVID-19 spotlight showcasing coronavirus-related content. The reader thinks it’s irresponsible to promote events when hospitals are approaching capacity, some community members are refusing to get vaccinated, and Omaha still doesn’t have a mask mandate. As cases continue, The Reader will not be promoting any events – be it concerts, plays, art gallery openings or comedy booth -up – which does not require masks, vaccinations and social distancing.

  • To verify NOISE Omahait is COVID-19 Resource Page.
  • Doctors are grateful for Omaha’s new mask mandate, which was update to include an exception for religious services and to provide more information on what is meant by face coverings, public spaces and premises open to the general public.
  • People who receive COVID-19 booster shots are 46 times less likely to be hospitalized of the coronavirus than those without a reminder, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Meat packing towns are battling massive outbreaks of COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 and schools: Like COVID-19 cases in children to augment, Papillion La Vista Community Schools imposes masks in certain situations, and Omaha Public Schools, which records weekly case numbers among students and staff on its COVID-19 dashboard, provides coronavirus testing to students. Meanwhile, teachers say their access to coronavirus testing must improve.
  • Read Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson trial, filed Wednesday, Jan. 12, against Douglas County Health Director Lindsay Huse for implementing a mask mandate.

The number of vaccines given has dropped significantly from previous lists, as Douglas County changed the figure to reflect the number of county residents who received shots, as opposed to the number of vaccines given.

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and vaccine trends, Click here.


Around Omaha

  • Omaha Animals: The Nebraska Humane Society is participating in the Betty White Challenge and will honor White with a brick, engraved with his name and placed in front of the main entrance. Reed Moore about elephant born at the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha.
  • Like the rest of the United States, Nebraska is little blood donations. here is how you can help the Omaha community.
  • There is a winter storm watch effective from Friday 14 January.

Around Nebraska

  • In case you missed it: Indicted GOP Rep. Jeff Fortenberry is candidate for re-election.
  • Scholarships financed by the tax credit for young people to attend private schools is insufficient in the Nebraska Legislature.
  • Dive into the Nebraska-Colorado brew water war.
  • Governor Pete Ricketts and DHHS expected to increase health care provider rates, given the lack of staff and the coronavirus crisis.
  • Farm Action, an advocacy group fighting corporate monopolies in the national food system, inspired President Joe Biden’s meat processing plan, according to The hill. The group’s founders, Joe Maxwell and Angela Huffman, once worked together to the Organization for Competitive Markets, a Nebraska-based advocacy group.
  • Learn more about the American Women Quarters (AWQ) program, the result of bipartisan legislation U.S. Representatives and Senators, including Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer.

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