A look at South Omaha’s Voter Turnout, Omaha City Council Extends Mask Mandate, Former Catholic School Principal Charged With Child Porn and More Top Local News for Wednesday, October 7



10/07/20 • Day 24 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends


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Though it’s home to some of the lowest voter turnouts in the city, South Omahans could show up to the polls in greater numbers in 2020.

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Today we have stories about the Omaha City Council voting to extend the mask mandate, a former catholic principal facing child pornography charges and Don Kleine’s continuing rift with the Democratic party.

Top Local Stories

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In Omaha
  • The Omaha City Council has voted to extend the City’s mask mandate through Nov. 24.
  • Federal officials have filed a complaint alleging production of child pornography against a former Catholic school principal.
  • Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine is leaving the Democratic Party following criticism of his handling of the James Scurlock case.
  • On Tuesday, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office announced that a man who shot himself at Douglas County Jail had been booked on more charges.

Around the State

  • The Eastern Office of Aging has been forced to make budget cuts due to financial struggles.
  • Several academic programs are on the chopping block as part of an effort to address financial struggles at Doane University.
  • The Lincoln Police Department is investigating a recent fire set on the sidewalk outside of the Capitol Building.

What to do during quarantine?


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New Hobbies
While fall can bring a lot of fun outdoor activities, it also harkens winter and months spent inside. So if you’ve got down time, why not start a new hobby? Start knitting scarves and gloves for your family. Or maybe get on goodreads.com and join your friends in their mad dash to complete end-of-year book reading challenges.

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