News to Know (2/11/2021)

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

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House managers in former President Trump’s Senate impeachment trial played a series of chilling and violent videos from the capitol riot…some not previously seen. Using the former president’s past tweets and words…they said he was ”the inciter in chief”. They argued he fanned the flames well before the January 6th riot in efforts to overturn the election.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri teachers might not be fully vaccinated for covid-19 until the end of the school year. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says teachers will get the first dose of the vaccine in April. Meaning they likely won’t get the second dose until early summer. Meanwhile, the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary education told lawmakers yesterday — they’re encouraging schools to return to in-person learning. They hosted webinars sharing research that shows transmission of the virus in schools is low with preventative measures such as masks, and social distancing.

PITTSBURG, Kan. – The winter weather presents continued challenges for road crews across the four-states. K-DOT has had road crews out almost non-stop since Sunday, clearing state highways across Southeast Kansas. They’ve had 27 trucks out, putting out hundreds of tons of salt and chemicals to melt the ice. So far, they’ve had no trouble re-stocking on salt and planned on watching conditions closely overnight.

JOPLIN, Mo. – MO-DOT covers only a few roads in the city of Joplin. The city is responsible for the rest. Joplin city officials say us their focus is on main roads. Residential streets are treated only if people call and the city is able to get a truck through easily. They also say they have enough road treatment on hand to get through this bout of bad weather.


What do you think of the cdc’s double masking recommendation? are you going to wear more than one mask?