Daybreak Today Monday Morning Brief

Water issues plague small towns after winter weather, state blocks power companies from billing, Boeing makes plane changes after weekend issues

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On Daybreak Today,

Several communities around the South Plains are dealing with water issues.

Police are investigating a shooting in Littlefield over the weekend.

The state has blocked electric companies from sending bills and disconnecting people’s utilities.

The United States could pass 500,000 deaths from COVID-19.

  • This comes more than one year after the coronavirus began rapidly spreading around the world.
  • The U.S. leads all nations with more than 28 million confirmed cases.
  • New cases are going down as vaccinations continue.
  • Read more here: US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

Boeing is suspending operations of dozens of its 777 airplanes.

  • The order came after an engine blew apart on a United Airlines flight in Colorado over the weekend.
  • A similar incident happened in the Netherlands.
  • All of the affected planes are powered by Pratt and Whitney 4000 series engines.
  • Read more here: FAA orders United to inspect Boeing 777s after emergency

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