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This is the News blog for the Norfolk Daily News. Our News Editors and Reporters post to this blog with their opinions and items they couldn't fit in stories. Please feel free to leave your comments and feedback.

Friday, September 25, 2020

The “minefield” that used to await us as we stepped out onto the deck has disappeared. It’s been safe for two days now. Safe … but sad.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Did you know that Nebraska was the 17th state out of the 48 total in 1919 who allowed women to vote? That was pretty forward thinking for a state located far from the so called "academia" of the east.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

During the current worldwide pandemic, Mason Cooley's quote, “Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are,” is ever more meaningful. We are facing a fall and winter of COVID-19, the flu and severe weather with social distancing and isolation that could do harm to our p…

Friday, September 18, 2020
Monday, September 14, 2020

A common question going around is, “Do you wear a mask on a regular basis?” My standpoint on this question varies. Personally for myself, I choose when the “right” situations come to wear a mask. I also believe that people should choose whether they want to wear masks or not. Therefore, I do…

Masks are a huge topic of debate right now, especially when it comes to whether we should have a mandate or not. I, for one, feel like at this point in time we do need a mask mandate. A mask mandate forces people to have to wear them places. Along with having this mandate, I feel that masks …

The bell rings and school is out. Everyone gets their hands spritzed with hand sanitizer, and then they’re gone. The once socially- distanced students begin to file out of the classrooms in herds, meeting up with their friend groups for practice. The murmurings in the hall sound excited, fea…

I remember when we first learned about the COVID-19 pandemic. I didn’t think it was real or could do any damage. I scoffed at the idea of wearing masks and thought it would all blow over within a week. I was wrong.

Who would have thought that last fall we would be debating the wearing of masks? But here we are, in the middle of a pandemic, polarized as a country, a state and even at a community level, on the wearing and effectiveness of masks. Science shows it’d be a safe and smart idea for masks to be…

Friday, September 11, 2020
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Tuesday, September 08, 2020

COVID 19 has shocked the world, disrupting the routine of nations across the vast globe as cases continue spreading like wild fire, leaving devastation in its wake. There isn’t a day that goes by that we don’t see the deep impact it has made, the pandemic has effected everyone in some way, s…

If I woke up tomorrow morning and someone told me there was a vaccine for COVID-19, I am not sure how I would feel. After seven months of dealing with this pandemic, I have gotten used to living the way we do. Sitting miles away from my friends in school, wearing masks and washing my hands t…

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Friday, September 25, 2020
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Friday, September 18, 2020
Monday, September 14, 2020

Who would have thought that last fall we would be debating the wearing of masks? But here we…

Friday, September 11, 2020
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
Tuesday, September 08, 2020

COVID 19 has shocked the world, disrupting the routine of nations across the vast globe as c…

Friday, September 04, 2020
Wednesday, September 02, 2020

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