COVID-19 Update, Omaha Public Libraries Reopen, Omaha’s Mask Mandate, OPD Officer’s Use of Force on a Minor and More Top Local News for Wednesday, September 2

9/02/20 • Day 73 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends

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Today we have stories about Omaha Public Libraries reopening, Omaha City Council extending the mask mandate and OPD investigating the use of force on a minor.

Your Top Local Stories

In Omaha

Around the State

  • Lancaster County has reached a new peak in the coronavirus pandemic after a surge of new cases in the past week.
  • The ‘One Heart Project’ aims to help troubled teens at the Nebraska Correctional Youth Facility and Sarpy County’s Juvenile Justice Center.
  • Nebraska is launching a new campaign to promote local agricultural companies to foreign countries, many of which are the state’s biggest customers.

What to do during quarantine?

From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Emery’s Cafe

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