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Today should be the best weather day of the week as we go above average with lots of sun.
Lows in the low 30s, highs around 60.
At least 10 rockets targeted a military base in western Iraq that hosts U.S.-led coalition troops on Wednesday, the coalition and the Iraqi military said. It was not immediately known if there were any casualties.
The rockets struck Ain al-Asad airbase in Anbar province at 7:20 a.m., coalition spokesman Col. Wayne Marotto said.
No one claimed responsibility for the attack.
“We’re now on track to have enough vaccine supply for every adult in America by the end of May,” Biden said.
President Joe Biden said Tuesday the U.S. expects to take delivery of enough coronavirus vaccine for all adults by the end of May, two months earlier than anticipated.
Biden also announced that drugmaker Merck will help produce rival Johnson & Johnson’s newly approved one-shot vaccine, likening the partnership between the two drug companies to the spirit of national cooperation during World War II.
The Richmond-Henrico Health District announced it’s expecting a shipment of 5,000 Johnson and Johnson vaccine doses by the end of this week.
The first shipment arrives Wednesday and the second shipment is scheduled to arrive Thursday.
The shipment will be used for a mass vaccination event next week for pre-registered vaccine-eligible individuals.
The health district says there is no word yet on how many they will receive in the future.
Chesterfield police are investigating illegal trash dumping behind apartments.
Piles of tires were found behind Stonebridge Apartments and Cloverleaf Lake Apartments.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.
Also, anyone who happens to see illegal trash dumping in progress in Chesterfield is asked to call 804-748-1251 with good descriptors so officers can respond.
As the VCU community continues to mourn and remember Adam Oakes, a virtual vigil for the 19-year-old will take place Wednesday night.
A childhood friend started a GoFundMe for post-mortal costs. In two days, the fundraiser has raised more than $30,000.
The memorial will be held on Zoom from 6-8 pm on Wednesday, March 3rd. Throughout the day Wednesday, there will be a memorial at the Monroe Park Fountain.
Virginia Commonwealth University has launched an independent review of Greek life on campus following the death of Oakes.
Adam Oakes’ family believes hazing led to his death after he was offered a bid to join Delta Chi at VCU.
The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR) announced that the Richmond falcon cam has returned for another season.
This is the fifth year that the DWR, which manages the threatened birds, is partnering with Comcast Business.
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