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Ricketts: Youth sports may resume in June


Governor Pete Ricketts announced Monday that changes in youth sports will begin June 1.

Ricketts encourages people to take advantage of the outdoors with appropriately socially-distanced exercise.

"The current directed health measure prohibits organized team sports for youth and adults through May 31. It will remain in effect through the end of the month," he said during a press conference.

Matt Blomstedt, Nebraska Department of Educator commissioner, said officials are exploring what is safe and what can be implemented as best practices for team sports.

"As we restart baseball and softball...

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