Temperatures within the 50s; journey woes proceed; new legal guidelines begin Jan. 1

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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Listed below are the highest headlines for Wednesday, Dec. 28:

hovering temperatures

Wednesday’s excessive might be within the 50s because the warm-up continues this week. Temperatures are anticipated to hit the 60s by the tip of this week.

It could rain on New 12 months’s Eve.

Journey woes proceed

AAA spokesperson Ragina Ali says it is essential for unfortunate passengers who miss their flights to know their rights.

Flight delays and cancellations have continued to wreak havoc on vacationers since Christmas.

On Tuesday, Flight Conscious reported eight canceled flights at Richmond Worldwide Airport, all of them by Southwest Airways. That is all a part of the almost 2,600 Southwest Airways cancellations reported nationwide in a single day.

New Legislation Begins January 1st

Within the new yr, Virginia will elevate the minimal wage even additional. On January 1st, will probably be $12.

On Sunday, a number of new legal guidelines will go into impact in Virginia. They embody:

  • Privateness legal guidelines that restrict the quantity of private info corporations can ask customers to share.
  • Elimination of the 1.5% meals tax (native governments can nonetheless impose a 1% tax).
  • Virginia minimal wage hike.

lottery fever

Locals lined up on Tuesday for an opportunity on the increasing Mega Hundreds of thousands Jackpot.

You are trying a winner, I am assured.

Nonetheless, there have been no winners and Friday’s jackpot is now $640 million.

Adjustments to reporting COVID-19

The Virginia Division of Well being says it’ll report COVID-19 instances weekly “according to the CDC’s present reporting frequency.”

VDH additionally says on its web site that it’ll “proceed to streamline the knowledge on its COVID-19 information dashboard to raised spotlight present COVID-19 developments in Virginia and inform motion.” .

closing ideas

“Take into account that on daily basis is the very best day of the yr.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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