Hurricane Florence Makes Landfall, Household Incomes Rise In DC, Burgundy & Gold Streak In Jeopardy

Hurricane Florence hits hard

Hurricane Florence has landed along the Carolina coast. There’s intense flooding there. Winds reported over 100 miles per hour.  Florence is expected to bring one to two inches of rain to the Washington-metro region on Monday or Tuesday. Mayor Bowser has canceled the District’s state of emergency. That declarations is still in place in Virginia and Maryland. 

Household income rises in the District

Households in the District are making more money. New numbers from the Census Bureau show DC’s medium household income a bit over 82-thousand for 2017. That’s a nine percent increase from 2016. The census shows an all-time high nationwide average of 61-thousand-372-dollars.

Open seat at FedEx Field threaten a streak

For the first time in 50 years, there could be empty seats at a home game for Washington’s pro football team.  The official ticket website for the burgundy and gold lists hundreds of seats available for Sunday’s home opener at FedEx Field against the Indianapolis Colts.  The team says it would be the first home game since 1967 to not sellout.

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