Continued conversations on the program, which would pay out four months of rent or $4,000, whichever they reach first, took place during the county’s health and human services meeting Thursday morning.
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- Ralston Public Schools adopted a more restrictive social distancing plan than it originally announced. Students will attend in-person classes on alternate days.
- Mayor Jean Stothert appointed Keith Station, the current director of business relations at Heartland Workforce Solutions, as the city’s diversity, equity and inclusion manager.
- Douglas County health officials are moving toward a mask requirement in all indoor, public spaces in Omaha.
- Free masks will be distributed at St. Stanislaus, St. Peter and St. Bernard on Saturday.
- Omaha residents will receive two new waste bins, one for solid water and the other for recyclables, as part of the city’s new waste contract.
- The new VA outpatient care center will open within weeks.
Around the State
- Hospitals are concerned that after a change in how COVID-19 relief funds are distributed they will be asked to give some of the money they received back to the government.
- The Nebraska Legislature blocked a bill that would require a state plan for dealing with extreme weather caused by climate change.
- Newly released public documents revealed that in 2018 a Gretna pharmacy obtained the four lethal drugs for Nebraska’s first execution in 21 years.
- State Sen. Justin Wayne introduced a bill that would require cities to set up citizen investigation panels to provide police oversight.
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From our list of things to do during quarantine:
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