Interview with Congressional Candidate Kara Eastman, Kamala Harris’ Husband Visits North Omaha, Nebraska’s COVID-19 Surge Continues and More Top Local News for Monday, October 19

10/19/20 • Day 36 of Phase IV • Nationwide case trends

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Democratic Congressional candidate Kara Eastman recently spoke with Mind and Soul in the Morning on 101.3 FM. Eastman is running for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District against Don Bacon after losing to him in 2018 by a little less than 5,000 votes. For the full interview, listen to Mind and Soul in the Morning here.

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Good morning,

Today we have stories about Kamala Harris’s husband’s visit to North Omaha, the renewed call for justice in the Zachary Bearheels case and the largest poaching case in Nebraska history.

Top Local Stories

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In Omaha
  • A 17-year-old Northwest senior is fighting for his life at Nebraska Medicine, after Council Bluffs police say he was critically injured in a crash on Oct. 9.
  • Doug Emhoff, husband of Democratic Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris, made two stops in North Omaha on Friday.
  • Supporters say 2020 has reinvigorated the call for justice for Zachary Bearheels who died after a brutal encounter with police in 2017.

Around the State

What to do during quarantine?

From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Take in the Joslyn Art Museum
The Joslyn Art Museum has reopened with limited hours (Wednesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) along with limited capacities and protective health measures. But with so much room between art work, exhibit goers can see a variety of installations and permanent collections.

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