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Monday, June 24th, 2019

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Apps help people find food at a bargain before it goes to waste

A growing movement of environmentally aware people in Germany and beyond are using apps to reduce food waste and try to cut down on climate-wrecking carbon emissions. Read more

‘There's never going to be a place like this again’: Amato's closes up shop

Sunday was the last day for the restaurant that began as a food truck. It opened near 64th and Center Streets in 1993. Read more

2 Council Bluffs casinos would get new owner under Caesars-Eldorado merger

Two casinos, Harrah’s Council Bluffs and Horseshoe Council Bluffs, and the nearby Mid-America Center will change ownership as a result of the blockbuster merger of two of the nation’s largest gambling and entertainment companies on Monday. Read more

World champion coming for "WWE Live" Omaha event this summer

Kofi Kingston will battle Dolph Ziggler Aug. 18. Read more

Damage from flooding forces cancellation of Council Bluffs' Loessfest

The event is usually held Memorial Day weekend, but this spring's flooding prompted officials to reschedule it for Labor Day weekend.  Read more

Gilmore: Sarpy County artist explores biblical themes

Duane J. Pieper opened Biblical Touchstones Gallery in downtown Papillion to give viewers a greater understanding of God. Read more

Subscribers onlyAn exercise in utility: Joslyn's chair exhibition casts light on something we use every day

For as ubiquitous as chairs are, they are remarkably versatile and have a great deal to tell us about history. Their positions at our desks, in our living rooms and around our kitchen and dining room tables mean that they are part of the zeitgeist of everyday life. Read more

When Chucky makes you jump, thank the Omaha man who helped bring him to life

The reboot of “Child’s Play,” the horror film famously featuring a kids’ doll that comes to life as a murderous fiend, was brought to life by Tom Elkins, an Omaha-based film editor. Read more

U.S. restaurants could serve genetically modified salmon next year

The salmon produced by AquaBounty are the first genetically modified animals approved for human consumption in the U.S. They represent one way companies are pushing to transform the plants and animals we eat, even as consumer advocacy groups call for greater caution. Read more

Review: 'West Side Story' is a wonderful collaboration between South High and the metro area

This is the third summer that the school has collaborated with adults in the theater community, and each show — “In the Heights” and “Once on This Island” — has offered the same opportunity for cast diversity. Read more