Where to vote in Omaha, free bike rides to the polls, and Governor Ricketts encourages Nebraskans to get vaccinated

04/06/21 • Nebraska Vaccine Data. • Nationwide Case Trends

Omaha: where to vote in 2021

If you vote today, use our map to find out where to cast your vote.

Reed Moore’s daily rundown

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You could book today’s news: Omaha’s first ever mayor and city council elections are taking place today. Heartland B-Cycle is offering free bike rides to allow voters to vote, and Governor Pete Ricketts encourages all Nebraskans ages 16 and older to get vaccinated.

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Around Omaha

  • Omaha’s primaries are held today, and the top two voters in the mayoral contest and each city council district will qualify for the general election. The polls are open until 8 p.m. and the early polling numbers suggest a record turnout this year.
  • The Central High School principal is leaving OPS in late July and moving to Minneapolis to find family opportunities.
  • The OPS board unanimously votes for the names, colors and mascots of the district’s two new high schools and elementary schools.
  • Heartland B-Cycle, an Omaha bike sharing program, is offering free bike rides for the next month to help voters take part in the elections.
  • Douglas County’s Health Department is opening additional COVID-19 vaccination clinics with appointments for people aged 16 and over.
  • The arts and entertainment nonprofits in Omaha are launching programs and initiatives that aim to increase diversity and accessibility for underrepresented voters.

Around Nebraska

  • Governor Pete Ricketts encourages all Nebraskans to sign up for the COVID-19 vaccine when the state enters Phase 2b of its rollout plan and all adults are now eligible.
  • Arthur Lee Gales, a death row inmate in Nebraska since 2003, dies in custody while receiving treatment for an illness, although the cause of death is not yet known. A grand jury will investigate Gales’ death.
  • A government housing official says tenants and landlords are acting slowly to apply for pandemic-related rental and utility funds.

Reed Moore’s activities in Omaha on April 20th

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Order your 4/20 breakfast in the Lalibela restaurant

If you’re not the kind of stoner who wants to kickstart 4/20 breakfast but still want to eat at home, you can consider ordering a takeaway. Whether you want to broaden your breakfast horizons or are just a big fan of Ethiopian food, there is nothing like a homemade breakfast from the Lalibela Restaurant.

It is not new to anyone that Omaha’s culinary world is full of upscale restaurants. But when it comes to culinary excellence, no other breakfast that is served around 10 a.m. – not too early, not too late – is comparable.

Ideally, people can enjoy the nice atmosphere and friendly service of the waiters while eating. Fortunately, the staff goes to great lengths to ensure that take-away orders are treated with delicacy.

And always remember that the plus with ordering too much food is the option to eat it later. This will come in handy as your 4/20 celebration continues to unfold.

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