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11/04/20 • Day 52 from Phase IV • Nationwide case trends

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Today we have stories of Election Day results, 23 Omaha police officers contracting COVID-19, and Nebraskans are voting to remove slavery from the state constitution.

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In Omaha

  • Joe Biden’s pick up from an electoral vote from Nebraska’s second congressional district could prove decisive in an unexpectedly tight presidential election.
  • The vote Results are for the Omaha Public Schools Board.
  • Have 23 Omaha cops tested positive for COVID-19 from Monday, according to a department spokesman.
  • Late voting Results Indicate that Maureen Boyle and Mike Friend will join the Douglas County Board.

Around the state

  • Incumbent Don Bacon (R) won a rematch via Kara Eastman (D) for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District.
  • The Nebraskans approved three electoral initiatives that should allow it Casino gambling on six licensed horse racing tracks across the state.
  • Nebraska voters easily agreed to a move to remove the language from the state constitution that provides an exception to their constitution Prohibition of Slavery.
  • The vote Results are in the legislative races of the state.
  • Nebraska voters overwhelmingly voted in favor of a measure to cap the annual interest rate Payday loan at 36%.

What to do during the quarantine

From our list of Things to Do During Quarantine::

Take a fall trip to western Nebraska

If you’re not happy with a short drive, you can queue up some of your favorite podcasts or a book on tape and head your destinations west. Go to the Nebraska Sandhills, Toadstool Geological Park and Campground, Nebraska’s section of the Badlands, or the infamous Carhenge. You can also take a scenic route to many of these areas along Nebraska Highway 2, which traverses a beautiful stretch of the state’s prairie.

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