Nebraska’s Second Congressional District Could Be a Decider in 2020, Ernie Chambers Fails to Get on Ballot, Pour Reports COVID-19 Clusters, Sasse and Janicek Debate and More Top Local News for Friday, September 4



9/04/20 • Day 75 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends


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Will 2020 Come Down to Omaha?

In the ever-shifting and Oz-behind-the-curtain sorcery of political projections, there’s a new space to watch that could decide the 2020 election: Nebraska’s Second Congressional District.

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Good morning,

Today we have stories about Omaha’s potential role in deciding the 2020 election, Ernie Chambers failing to get on the ballot for the Douglas County Board, COVID-19 clusters in Douglas County and tonight’s senatorial debate.

Top Local Stories


In Omaha
  • Longtime state Senator Ernie Chambers will not be appearing on the upcoming ballot for a spot on the Douglas County Board.
  • Douglas County Health Director Dr. Adi Pour says there have been 75 clusters of coronavirus in Douglas County over the last 14 days.
  • The University of Nebraska at Omaha confirmed 48 cases of COVID-19, including some among student-athletes.
  • Trash pickup will be delayed in Omaha next week because of Labor Day.

Around the State

What to do during quarantine?


From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Lutfi’s Fried Fish

2527 N 72nd St
Don’t let the name fool you, as Lutfi’s offers far more than a standard fish fry. No matter how it’s prepared the fish is light and airy, but you’ll regret not having tried blackened catfish.

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