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US Today in D.C.: Headlines to start your Wednesday in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

14:15  13 january  2021
14:15  13 january  2021 Source:   washingtonpost.com

Vaccine reporting delays cited in D.C. region amid sluggish start to distribution

  Vaccine reporting delays cited in D.C. region amid sluggish start to distribution The issues are compounding what has proved to be a complicated process of delivering the highly anticipated vaccinations. “This is the most extensive public vaccination campaign in modern history, and every state in the country is working through similar logistical challenges,” Alena Yarmosky, a spokeswoman for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) said via email. “Our main hiccups right now are around data reporting.” Yarmosky said the state expects “a significant increase in administered doses over the next week,” adding that Northam will highlight additional steps at a Wednesday news conference.

Virginia hit a record Wednesday for its number of new coronavirus cases. The state reported 4,398 new cases, the highest single-day number since Of those, 21 were in Virginia , 46 were in Maryland and three were in the District. For the past few weeks, the D . C . region’s seven-day average number of

Today in D . C .: Headlines to start your Wednesday in D . C ., Maryland and Virginia . Every weekday, start the morning with local news you need to know. Coronavirus figures released by the District, Maryland and Virginia on Wednesday showed 7,443 additional cases in the region and 111 deaths.

Good morning — it’s Wednesday. Grab your coffee or tea. An internal FBI report warned of a “war” at the U.S. Capitol, contradicting claims that there was no indication of looming violence.

Today’s weather: Our warming trend continues with our second consecutive mostly sunny day. Still plenty chilly this morning as temperatures rise into and through the 30s, but we’re in the 40s by lunchtime, with afternoon highs near 50 and light winds from the south and southwest.

Here are the top stories for Wednesday:

  • Two Anne Arundel County residents tested positive for the United Kingdom variant of the coronavirus, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced Tuesday.
  • Federal prosecutors will begin investigating assaults and threats against members of the media who covered the Capitol riots last week.
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6:44 AM: FBI report warned of ‘war’ at Capitol

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  Buccaneers activate LB Shaquil Barrett off reserve/COVID-19 list Buccaneers linebacker Shaquil Barrett is expected to be in uniform for this weekend’s wild-card playoff game against Washington. Tampa Bay announced on Wednesday that it has activated Barrett from the reserve/COVID-19 list. © Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Shaquil Barrett is expected to play in this weekend’s wild-card playoff game against Washington. We learned last week that linebacker Devin White had tested positive for COVID-19, and Barrett subsequently landed on the reserve/COVID-19 list as a close contact.

Start your morning with headlines from around the Washington region. Looking for Wednesday ’s Daily numbers released Tuesday put the total number of cases in Virginia , Maryland and D . C . at 506 Today ’s Headlines . The most important news stories of the day, curated by Post editors and.

New coronavirus figures released Tuesday morning show Virginia , Maryland and D . C . reporting 5,862 new While most locations west of Interstate 95 will start as snow on Wednesday morning into the early Today ’s Headlines . The most important news stories of the day, curated by Post editors and

a man sitting in a room: WASHINGTON, D.C.- JAN 6- Congressional staff members are evacuated by the Capitol Police after protestors breached the U.S. Capitol interrupting a joint congressional session to certify the Electoral College vote in Washington on Jan. 6. (Amanda Voisard for The Washington Post) © Amanda Voisard/for The Washington Post WASHINGTON, D.C.- JAN 6- Congressional staff members are evacuated by the Capitol Police after protestors breached the U.S. Capitol interrupting a joint congressional session to certify the Electoral College vote in Washington on Jan. 6. (Amanda Voisard for The Washington Post)

A day before rioters stormed Congress, an FBI office in Virginia issued an explicit internal warning that extremists were preparing to travel to Washington to commit violence and “war,” according to an internal document reviewed by The Washington Post that contradicts a senior official’s declaration the bureau had no intelligence indicating anyone at last week’s demonstrations in support of President Trump planned to do harm.

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Start your morning with headlines from around the Washington region. Looking for Wednesday ’s news? Daily numbers released Tuesday put the total number of cases in Virginia , Maryland and D . C . at 506,280 — a number that has risen at its most rapid pace in recent weeks amid the highest

Virginia Hospital Center tested 60 people in its first six hours of collecting coronavirus swabs at a new drive-through center in Arlington, officials said Wednesday afternoon. The tests, which are only open to Arlington County residents or employees with pre-submitted doctor’s orders

A situational information report approved for release the day before the U.S. Capitol riot painted a dire portrait of dangerous plans, including individuals sharing a map of the complex’s tunnels, and possible rally points for would-be conspirators to meet up in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and South Carolina and head in groups to Washington.

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By: Devlin Barrett and Matt Zapotosky

6:35 AM: D.C.-area forecast: Warming trend continues today and tomorrow; cooler (but not cold) this weekend

a flock of seagulls standing next to a body of water: Canada geese enjoy the sunshine this past Sunday on the Potomac River. (Jeanne McVey/Flickr) Canada geese enjoy the sunshine this past Sunday on the Potomac River. (Jeanne McVey/Flickr)

The Capital Weather Gang rates today’s weather an 8/10: After the usual morning chill, we’ll make a run at 50 with mostly sunny skies. Pretty darn nice for the middle of January!

Today: Our warming trend continues with our second consecutive mostly sunny day. Still plenty chilly this morning as temperatures rise into and through the 30s, but we’re in the 40s by lunchtime, with afternoon highs near 50 and light winds from the south and southwest. Confidence: High.

Today in D.C.: Headlines to start your Friday in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

  Today in D.C.: Headlines to start your Friday in D.C., Maryland and Virginia The latest news, weather and coronavirus updates to start Friday, Jan. 8, in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Today’s weather: Mostly cloudy and chilly. A wintry mix of showers is a possibility. After a weak storm passes to our south today, the weekend should be drier and sunnier. Highs: mid-30s to around 40.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ( D ) had requested the removal over the summer after a commission chartered by the General Assembly decided that a man who fought to uphold Today ’s Headlines . The most important news stories of the day, curated by Post editors and delivered every morning.

Last week, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam ( D ) announced a statewide curfew and an expanded mask mandate set to begin Monday. The Maryland Department of Transportation declined to elaborate on the details of the agreement, which became public as part of the state’s Board of Public Works

Tonight: Skies turn partly cloudy thanks to a bit of energy passing by at the upper levels of the atmosphere. Otherwise we’re calm and cool with light winds and lows in the low- to mid-30s. Confidence: High.

Tomorrow (Thursday): We may start with some clouds, but skies should become partly sunny by afternoon. When all is said and done, we should see afternoon highs reach the low 50s. That’s rather comfortable, especially as winds remain light from the south and southwest. Confidence: Medium-high.

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By: Dan Stillman

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White man who stabbed Black college student to death in Maryland sentenced to life in prison .
Sean Urbanski, 25, was sentenced to life in prison for the death of Richard Collins III, a newly commissioned Army lieutenant.A jury convicted Sean Urbanski, 25, of first-degree murder for the death of Richard Collins III, a newly commissioned Army lieutenant, in December 2019.

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