‘What You Need to Know’: COVID at the White House, backyard chickens and it’s hot, hot, hot

Written by on July 22, 2022

‘What You Need to Know’: COVID at the White House, backyard chickens and it’s hot, hot, hot

By Brad Klein and Jen Rehill
July 22, 2022

A woman cools off at a fountain during hot weather in Mount Prospect, Ill., on July 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

WLVR’s Brad Klein and Jen Rehill review the top local and regional stories from the WLVR newsroom. 

Listen to the conversation.

This week, President Joe Biden scuttles a visit to Pennsylvania after testing positive for COVID-19. He and the White House say he’s feeling fine with mild symptoms and taking the antiviral medication Paxlovid.

Also, the first heat wave of the summer has settled over much of the East. Brad and Jen discuss the human effects — as well as taking care of the animals.

And, Bethlehem City Council’s approval of an ordinance allowing folks to keep chickens ruffles the feathers of the city administration and Mayor William Reynolds.

Listen now by clicking the player above.

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