News to know for March 22: Windy Friday; VCU takes on Central Florida; Gold’s Gym death

News to know for March 22

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The end of the week is here, and so is dry weather... but don’t put away those umbrellas just yet!

Windy Friday

Dry weather returns, with highs in the upper 50s.

Air rushes throughout the day will bring gusty winds, and a slight chance of rain in the afternoon.

A windy Friday with a slight shower chance

U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two American soldiers were killed during an operation in Afghanistan on Friday, as reported by the U.S. and NATO forces.

The 17-year-old war in Afghanistan is America’s longest war.

“The incident is under investigation and we have no additional information to provide,” said Resolute Support Spokeswoman Sgt. 1st Class Debra Richardson.

Afghanistan is site of American's longest war
Afghanistan is site of American's longest war (Source: AP Graphic)

VCU takes on Central Florida

VCU will play in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.

The VCU Rams will take on the University of Central Florida Knights.

The game will take place in Columbia, South Carolina.

VCU's Jenkins to play in front of hometown crowd

Gold’s Gym death

A 14-year-old girl died at Gold’s Gym on Thursday in Chesterfield County.

The girl was found unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The teen is believed to have suffered cardiac arrest.

Recognizing and responding to cardiac arrest

Gun found at Chesterfield high school

A Meadowbrook High School student was found with a loaded gun on school property on Thursday.

A 16-year-old student was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm on school property and possession of a stolen firearm.

Students’ backpacks will be checked on Friday for any items that are not allowed at school.

Meadowbrook High School.
Meadowbrook High School. (Source: Facebook)

Charlottesville schools closed Friday

Charlottesville City Public Schools will be closed again Friday following a thread made online.

Charlottesville Police Department posted to Facebook saying they were investigating after an unidentified person posted a picture of a threat regarding Charlottesville High School.

Charlottesville City Schools closed Thursday due to online threat

Final thought

“Make each day of the week like Friday and your life will take on new enthusiasm.” - Byron Pulsifer

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