WCBU's On Deck has everything you need to know to start your day for Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Our top story is about how Illinois is still struggling with a teacher shortage. And some superintendents say it could be years before the crisis is over. That's according to a new study. You'll also hear about Middle America. It's the new series premiering on WCBU this Friday. It features protagonist Wendell Bauer, who guides you through unique central Illinois and personal stories, all interwoven with local music. You'll hear from show creator and producer Jared Grabb.