Black Drivers Overrepresented in OPD Traffic Stops, New Health Measures Coming, UNMC Meatpacking Survey and More Top Local News for Friday, June 12

Friday, June 12 • 12 Days Under New DHM • At Least 18 Days to Go

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Tickets and Arrests: Black and White Drivers Face Very Different Outcomes from Traffic Stops

For white drivers in Omaha, the most likely outcome they can expect from a traffic stop is a ticket. But for black drivers, who make up nearly a quarter of all stops despite making up only 12% of the city’s population, their most likely outcomes are much more harsh.

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Today we have stories about when and what new directed health measures will look like, pro bono lawyers available to low-income individuals and the Nebraska Environmental Trust choosing to fund ethanol pumps over conserving wetlands.

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What to do during quarantine?

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Channel Your Inner Bartender

You don’t need to have 18 bottles of arcane liqueurs and a vial of elf sweat to make a cocktail. You likely have most of what you need already. A simple search for “cocktail recipes” or a specific drink will get you on your way.

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