Docs Heard, Omaha Metropolis Council Okay’s New Police Union Contract, ACLU Sues Meat Processors, And Different Native Information For Wednesday, November 25th

11/25/20 • Day 73 from Phase IV • Nationwide case trends

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While Nebraska hits 950 deaths from COVID-19, enough to fill more than 11 soccer fields with head-to-toe bodies, these aren’t special moments. They are weeks when the terrible infection rates keep rising, days when a person needs more machines to stay alive, hours when family members are told that their husband, wife, mother, or grandfather is about to die . Doctors and nurses work longer and more frequently to lose control after fighting this virus every day for months.

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Today we have stories of the Omaha City Council vote on the new Police Union contract, the ACLU lawsuit against a Hastings meat packing plant, and Governor Ricketts’ Thanksgiving requests.

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In Omaha

  • The Papillion Board of Health voted to: a Mask regulation.
  • The man who was accused of killing two people at the Bellevue Sonic was being held without bond Tuesday morning.
  • The Omaha City Council voted on the proposed Omaha Police Department contract at the meeting on Tuesday.
  • The high demand for hospital staff has resulted in CHI Health creating a new season Jobs support medical teams in its 14 hospitals.

Around the state

  • Changes were made on Targeted health measure for the city of Lincoln and Lancaster County.
  • The American Civil Liberties Union has one Federal lawsuit against Noah’s Ark processors in Hastings, Nebraska.
  • Governor Ricketts again asked the people to keep theirs Thanksgiving gatherings to keep small and out of bars.

What to do during the quarantine

From our list of Things to Do During Quarantine::

After dinner movies

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