RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Good morning! As you head out this morning, don’t forget your umbrella.
Wednesday’s forecast will be partly sunny, with humidity returning.
Afternoon showers and storms are on the radar, with a low-end threat of severe storms.
A small fire erupted at a Panera Bread in Henrico on Tuesday night.
The fire was put out before 11 p.m. at the restaurant located at Staples Mill and Parham roads.
There were no reported injuries in the fire.
The Health Department will be following up with management to ensure safety before opening up again.
Smith began his career in Richmond in 1995 and has served for 23 years total. He was appointed interim chief in January, after Alfred Durham’s departure.
He will be sworn in at Virginia Union University at 10 a.m.
President Donald Trump served as the keynote speaker of Virginia’s 400th Commemoration of democracy in the New World.
The ceremony marked the first meeting of the House of Burgesses in Jamestown on July 30, 1619.
The commemoration is also meant to honor the people forced into slavery and brought to the New World 400 years ago.
Virginia’s Secretary of Homeland Security Brian Moran joined a town hall on gun violence in Petersburg on Tuesday.
The town hall, organized by Congressman Donald McEachin, allowed citizens to speak on gun violence laws.
The discussion was about reform, following a number of mass shootings around the country.
Holy guacamole! Wednesday, July 31 is National Avocado Day.
Chipotle is celebrating by offering free guacamole. The freebie can only be redeemed online.
To get redeem your free guac, order an entree online or on the Chipotle app. You do have to log in or create an account.
“I suppose there are people who can pass up free guacamole, but they’re either allergic to avocado or too joyless to live.” - Frank Bruni
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