Holiday liquor deals scratched at Virginia ABC stores

[ad_1] Consumers expecting seasonal fall and holiday discounts during events such as “Door Busters,” “Spirited Thursdays,” “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” at Virginia ABC stores will be left in the cold, said the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC). The Grinch known as the coronavirus pandemic is to blame for an absence of holiday promotions at Virginia’s state-run liquor stores. Consumers […]

The Latest: Germany hits 5,000 new cases, Merkel eyes action

[ad_1] BERLIN — The number of newly reported coronavirus cases in Germany has passed 5,000 for the first time since mid-April. The country’s disease control agency, the Robert Koch Institute, said Wednesday that a further 5,132 infections and 43 deaths from COVID-19 were recorded over the past day. Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting the governors of Germany’s 16 states Wednesday […]

New Navy museum planned for DC

[ad_1] The Navy has plans to build a new museum to replace the National Museum of the U.S. Navy in Southeast D.C., which is now closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. This is a rendering of the new National Museum of the U.S. Navy that is planned for the District. Courtesy Naval History and Heritage Command Here is another rendering […]