Ted Lasso, Richmond, Sudeikis discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


Forward. 7 45 and over to Dave Johnson. Gather around kids, we begin with a story about greyhounds, kangaroos, and goldfish. You know what the happiest animal on earth is? It's a goldfish. You know why? No, got a ten second memory. Yeah, you go fish. Know that voice, Ted Lasso, Jason, sudeikis. Actor, the Apple plus smash series, giving us so much advice. It's about that American coach trying to coach an English soccer team. His team is AFC Richmond. Also the greyhounds. In Richmond, Virginia, we have a protein, the kickers with a kangaroo is a mascot. And the kickers want the Ted Lasso show to come to their city Richmond. Team president rob U cup, but we're open to any possibility, whether we have to kick around in the AFC Jersey. Maybe we can figure that out or it'd be great to have some of the stars of the show to come out here in Richmond and find some autographs and talk about the show and just talk about how soccer is a world game in a World Cup year and how it just brings people together. And you know what else they can offer Ted Lasso, coffee instead. You know, I always figured that tea was just gonna taste like hot brown water. And you know what? I was right. Well, everybody's involved in this, the Virginia film office, Richmond region tourism, the Virginia tourism corporation they want the cast and crew of Ted Lasso in Richmond. Major League Soccer all star team last night defeated the Mexican holster team two to one D.C. United's taxi Fuentes played in the second half. In Leesburg, the spirit lost to Portland two to one, Orioles and Blue Jays rained out, raised in Orioles tied for the final wild card Nats lose the cubs four to two. Hey, the cubs and reds have the field of dreams game tonight in Iowa. Dave Johnson. Sports. The top stories we're following this morning relief at the gas pump prices dipping to just under $4 for the first time in more than 5 months. Triple-A says the national average for a gallon of regular now three 99, prices have dropped 15 cents in the past week, 68 cents in the last month of more than a dollar since peaking in June. A woman has died after she was set on fire yesterday and falls church. Fairfax county police say it happened on wilston place, police responded to a call about a domestic dispute. They were later able to locate a person of interest. Stay with WTO for more on these stories and just minutes. 7 47, now D.C. summer restaurant week returns on Monday through Sunday, and it's a chance for you to save money while trying some new restaurants or maybe revisiting some faves. But it's also a chance to help D.C. restaurants that are still playing catch up from the pandemic. One positive sign is the food service workforce is rebuilding in D.C.. We're back trusting over 40,000 jobs in the food service industry. In 2019, that number was 54,000 jobs, but then COVID closures cut that by more than half. John Fauci O deputy mayor for planning an economic development in D.C. says while neighborhood restaurants are seeing the best recoveries downtown

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