Department Of Motor Vehicle, Sandy Cosell, Hershel Woody Williams discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


Are doing today for the 4th of July barbecue. Well, many stores will be open today. Most major retailers are open on the holiday grocery stores drugstores and places like Walmart and target. It wouldn't hurt to check for the hours of the story you frequent in case they have shortened up their selling day, one that will not be open for sure is Costco. In the district, Maryland and Virginia, government offices, department of motor vehicle offices, and libraries are closed. In D.C., walk up COVID-19 testing and test kit pickup locations are closed for the fourth and will reopen Tuesday. Sandy cosell WTO news. Well, the holiday weekend travels surpassed pre-pandemic levels in both the air and on the roads. On Friday, TSA screened nearly two and a half million travelers surpassing pre-pandemic highs of nearly 2.2 million. That was in 2019. Yesterday, nearly 330 flights were delayed and nearly 20 canceled at the three major airports in our region, nationwide, more than 4000 flights were delayed. And despite high gas prices, the roads have been packed, travel experts say the worst time to be on the road today will be in the afternoon between the hours of four and 5 p.m.. Hershel woody Williams, the last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, will lie in honor at the U.S. capitol. Williams died last week at the age of 98, he was a legend in his native West Virginia for heroics under fire over several crucial hours at the Battle of Iwo Jima. As a young marine Corporal, Williams went ahead of his unit in February 1945, eliminating a series of Japanese machine gun positions. West Virginia senator Joe Manchin announced the honor at a memorial yesterday where Williams was remembered for his courage, humility and selflessness. A young designer is making a fashion statement with her new HBCU clothing line. Ashley Jones is the owner of tones of melanin, she started the brand in 2017 and decided to focus on HBCU streetwear clothing. I went to school at northern state university and, you know, when I went in my bookstore, I didn't see anything that really represented my population. Her line is now in Dick's Sporting Goods at HBCU bookstores. All have been like really fast. We have reversible shorts. We have, of course, at your sweatshirt t-shirts. We're getting into vegan leather bags. Ashley says supporting HBCUs is her main message while creating a sense of pride. The education is top notch and you're prepared for the world. Melissa, how will WTO news? Sports next, 1113. There's a reason Comcast business powers more businesses than any other provider. Actually, there's a few. Comcast business offers the fastest reliable network. The peace of mind that comes with security edge, helping to protect all your connected devices

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