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10/28/20 • Day 45 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends

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Today we have stories about Trump’s rally ending with multiple people in the hospital, special prosecutor Fredrick Franklin’s dismissal of the Jake Gardner indictment and a former meteorologist who was sentenced after threatening Douglas County Health Director Dr. Adi Pour.

Top Local Stories

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In Omaha
  • The Omaha City Council held a public hearing on extending the city’s mask ordinance on Tuesday.
  • The special prosecutor in the James Scurlock case obtained Jake Gardner’s death certificate and dismissed the charges Tuesday.
  • Multiple people were taken to the hospital following President Donald Trump’s rally at Eppley Airfield.
  • A former television meteorologist was sentenced to two years on probation after he sent threatening emails to the Douglas County Health Director.

Around the State

  • Nebraska officials laid out which groups would be among the first Nebraskans to receive a coronavirus vaccine when one becomes available.
  • Hospitals across Nebraska are preparing for the spread of both COVID-19 and the flu this winter.
  • Nebraska’s prison system continues to struggle with the spread of the coronavirus among inmates and staff.

What to do during quarantine?

From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Plan a Long Bike Ride
If you’re like most people, you either bought a new bike or rekindled your love of biking during the early months of quarantine. Now with leaves starting to turn, there’s a nice bite to the air that’ll keep you peddling longer. Omaha has 85 paved trails for bikers that range from short connecting rides to long excursions. Take a look at this brochure on the metro area’s bike trails to plan your next trip.

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