KOAM News to Know (5/5/21)

The news you need to know before you head out the door

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Facebook is expected to announce a decision on whether to reinstate the account of former President Trump. The social networking site suspended it in the wake of the January 6th Capitol Hill riot.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Biden has set a new goal in the nationwide fight against the coronavirus. The president wants at least 70-percent of the adult population to be vaccinated with at least the first dose by July 4th. Fewer than 57-percent have gotten the shot so far.

JOPLIN, Mo. – Increased demand for chicken meat in the U.S. has some suppliers struggling to keep up. That’s creating a somewhat tight supply across the country. What adds to this even more is lingering effects of winter storms on major chicken producing regions. Now, some restaurant suppliers are playing catch up to meet this demand.

NEOSHO, Mo. – The city of Neosho, Missouri and the Neosho School District are looking into a partnership regarding the construction of a new performing arts center at the school. The city will waive some project fees in exchange for the school district handling construction features including two crosswalks and sidewalks, rerouting hill street north of the high school and improving storm water handling at the site.

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