Springfield “Stay-at-Home” Order:

A stay-at-home order has been issued for 30 days for people in Greene and Christian counties.

The Office Kitty:

Dee Wampler gives us an update on the office kitty. She now has a name… “Stop and Friskie.”

Preparedness:

The United States was ranked the best-prepared country in the world to handle a pandemic in late 2019 by the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security (JHCHS).

America is Open in April:

Gallup Poll:

President Trump’s approval rating has jumped by 5 points in the latest Gallup survey,  as a majority of voters say they have a positive view of how the president has handled the coronavirus pandemic.

Testing in America:

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams says the country has “turned the corner” on coronavirus testing.

Criticism of the media:

A story from the AP – President Donald Trump is falsely asserting how quickly automakers including GM, Ford and Tesla can manufacture ventilators to help fill an acute U.S. shortage of the medical equipment for coronavirus patients.

However, Ford confirmed that they would be able to manufacture and keep up with demands.. This is a clear case of the media criticizing President Trump.

MSNBC retracted a tweet that inaccurately quoted one of its anchors as claiming half of the population in the United States could die from the coronavirus.

Teaching Joe to Cough:

CNN anchor Jake Tapper took Joe Biden to school on Tuesday, showing the 2020 Democratic front-runner how to properly cough during an on-air interview.