Nebraska missed an opportunity to protect its essential meatpacking workers, but 2021 brings new hope.
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Today we have stories about Nebraska’s meatpacking industry, OPS and teachers agreeing to a new contract, and a proposed bill to make daylight saving time permanent in Nebraska.
- OPS and teachers’ union agree to new contract, which increases pay for teachers.
- Metro transit is tightening mask enforcement on buses in Omaha.
- NCAA picks Omaha as host for entire Division I women’s volleyball championship tournament.
- Health officials hope more COVID-19 vaccine doses become available soon, saying they haven’t seen the progress they’d like.
- A proposed bill in Nebraska’s Legislature would put the state in permanent daylight saving time, ending the practice of biannual time changes.
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You might need a spark of novelty in your life. As you look out your window, you may wonder whether Omaha has truly become such a barren wasteland, or if you’re staring only at the reflection in the glass. Why have those warm summer days, and the outdoor dining and patio drinking they brought, left us? Mother Nature is a cruel and inscrutable force. Anyway, you could try making some pickles. Or sauerkraut. Or kombucha. If you’re feeling really gutsy, you can try brewing your own beer.
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