9/11/20 • Day 82 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends

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Today we have stories about Preston Love Jr. running as a write-in candidate for U.S. senate, protests at the Juvenile Detention Center groundbreaking and more state corrections employees with COVID-19.

Top Local Stories

In Omaha
  • North Omaha activist and Black Votes Matter organizer Preston Love Jr. will run for U.S. senate as a write-in.
  • Protesters interrupted the planned groundbreaking of the new downtown Juvenile Detention Center.
  • Omaha Public Schools parents speak before the school board as the district debates its next step.
  • No charges will be filed in the July 17 shooting death of Airman MarQuell Dale.

Around the State

  • The Nebraska Supreme Court concluded that the medical marijuana proposal violated Nebraska’s “single subject rule” for ballot measures.
  • The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services said more state prison workers have recently tested positive for COVID-19.
  • class action lawsuit has been filed against the City of Lincoln over its mask mandate.
  • The Nebraska Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is hosting its annual Out of the Darkness event this week.

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