News to Know (8/10/21)

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News To Know (08/10/2021)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After months of negotiations, today the Senate is expected to vote on a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. The White House-backed measure is expected to pass over the objections of many Republican lawmakers, who say it’s too expensive. Top Senate Dem sets infrastructure vote, pressures lawmakers

NEOSHO COUNTY, Kan. – A man is left dead following a crash in Neosho County. It happened yesterday a little before one in the afternoon on Elk Road just east of U.S. 169 Highway. Kansas Highway Patrol say a vehicle driven by 71-year old Carol Hucke of Parsons, Kansas and her passenger 71-year old Charles Greer of Humboldt, Kansas were traveling eastbound when they turned in front of and were struck on the passenger side by a vehicle driven by 49-year old Cali Wen of Arcadia, California. Greer was pronounced dead at the scene.

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. – The Montgomery County, Kansas Sheriff’s office says deputies found a body in the Verdigris River near Coffeyville. The body was found around 3:30 Monday Afternoon. The sheriff’s office says they do not suspect foul play. The name of the victim is not being released until next of kin is notified.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Pentagon will soon require all members of the U.S. military to be vaccinated against covid-19. In a memo distributed to troops, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said a healthy armed forces is necessary for national security. The rule is expected to go into effect next month.

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