Federal Unemployment Benefits, Jake Gardener Charged With Manslaughter, City Council Candidate David Mitchell Arrested, Wildfires in Western Nebraska and More TopLocal News for Wednesday, September 16



9/16/20 • Day 3 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends


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Many in Financial Gap after Losing Unemployment Benefits

Jake Greve, a Blackstone bartender, is making one third his former income and has lost thousands in unemployment benefits after being disqualified from receiving benefits in July.

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Good morning,

Today we have stories about the indictment against Jake Gardner, the arrest of City Council candidate David Mitchell and wildfires in western Nebraska.

Top Local Stories


In Omaha
  • Special prosecutor Frederick Franklin announced Tuesday the results of the grand jury investigation into the death of James Scurlock.
  • Omaha City Council candidate David Mitchell has been arrested for sexual assault of a minor.
  • A South Omaha funeral home is back open less than a month after a fire destroyed its old building.

Around the State

  • The University of Nebraska system received one more $92 million contract to provide research in national security and defense.
  • Smoke from Western wildfires might be more noticeable in Nebraska on Wednesday, and the air quality could possibly be affected in the western two-thirds of the state.
  • Unemployed and underemployed Nebraskans impacted by the pandemic have a unique opportunity to change their careers through $16 million in job training scholarships.

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Come get your seafood fix at Krab Kingz! They serve fish & fry baskets, fish tacos, shrimp, and Krab Platters.

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