Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief

Daybreak Today Thursday Morning Brief
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - On Daybreak Today:

President Biden plans to announce specific actions on gun control at a Rose Garden ceremony:

  • The president will nominate a new head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
  • A senior administration official says the gun control actions will include regulating homemade guns and federal support for community violence intervention programs
  • The White House says these are “initial steps” to tackle the “gun violence public health epidemic”.

The U.S. has reach a milestone in COVID-19 vaccinations:

  • Nearly 25% of adults in the country have been fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.
  • 40% of adults and 75% of seniors have received at least one dose.
  • All American adults should be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19.

A midnight vigil took place in Lubbock for a man who lost his life Wednesday night:

  • Friends gathered for a vigil last night to remember Timothy ‘Teejay’ Bailey.
  • He died after being shot during a fight out of Chips Sports Bar.
  • Friends will be holding benefits to raise money for Bailey’s funeral costs.

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