9/10/20 • Day 81 of Phase III • Nationwide case trends


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Today we have stories about Westside Community Schools’ new in-person learning plan, protests outside of the Nebraska Humane Society and the federal Lost Wages Assistance program.

Top Local Stories


In Omaha
  • Westside Community Schools announced it is planning to move to in-person learning four days a week.
  • Douglas County said it’s confident in its reporting of COVID-19 results, despite the state’s second technological problem in as many weeks.
  • Protesters gathered outside of the Nebraska Humane Society Wednesday afternoon to protest the seizure of nine animals from Scatter Joy Acres.
  • A North Carolina man was caught by TSA officials with a loaded handgun at Eppley Airfield.

Around the State

  • Nebraska Commissioner of Education Matt Blomstedt cautioned local school officials against rolling back COVID-19 health protocols.
  • FEMA announced Wednesday that Nebraska is approved for the Lost Wages Assistance program.
  • Gov. Pete Ricketts said Wednesday that he stands by his decision to turn away additional emergency food benefits.
  • Nebraska has created a new state disaster response team to help local governments that are overwhelmed with massive wildfires and other disasters.

What to do during quarantine?


From our list of things to do during quarantine:

Chaima’s African Cuisine

5060 S 107th St
Home of authentic African cuisine, Chaima’s dishes are packed with surprises. From savory to sweet, each dish is as generously spiced as it is portioned. Try: Fufu PB Lamb.

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