East Omaha may swing the 2020 elections, MLB legend Bob Gibson dies, Nebraska early voting begins in the present day, and extra prime native information for Monday, October fifth

10/05/20 • Day 22 from Phase IV • Nationwide case trends

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From to Florence to the southern edge of the city limits. From the banks of the Missouri River to 72nd Street, the people of East Omaha have an opportunity to control the 2020 elections.

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Good Morning,

Today we have stories of the Nebraska ACLU lawsuit against the City of Omaha and the Omaha Police Department, the death of baseball legend Bob Gibson, and the start of early voting.

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In Omaha

  • The Nebraska ACLU files a covenant Civil rights lawsuit against the city of Omaha and Omaha police officers who allege excessive violence.
  • After a vote that would power Omaha Mask requirements The Chamber of Commerce offers its support until November 24th.
  • Omaha Tenants United hosted one virtual town hall on Saturday to answer questions about housing.
  • It’s a rough weekend for baseball fans and Nebraskans as the community grieves for the loss of the Baseball Hall of Famer and the Omaha Native Bob Gibson.

Around the state

  • Approximately 75 people spoke against the Keystone XL pipeline during a virtual session public hearing Thursday.
  • State Senators Ben Sasse and Deb Fischer tested negative for coronavirus on Friday.
  • Nebraska and Iowa voters can vote earlyfrom today.


What to do during the quarantine

From our list of Things to Do During Quarantine::

Carve a pumpkin

Just because we’re trying to keep our distance doesn’t mean we can’t clad our houses just yet. This of course starts with the pumpkin carving. Hopefully you have some experience of carving out these cruel pumpkins, but if not there is one Variety of designs online. This is a perfect activity for family and friends of all ages, and also provides a good reason to make roasted pumpkin seeds.

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