Morning Links – February 15, 2012

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Interesting Area News

While you slept, showered, shaved, and got your Starbucks, we scanned the local papers, blogs and web sites and found the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

  • Alexandria Firefighters to be off duty next two days so they can honor their fallen brother (Old Town Alexandria Patch)
  • Soon to be shut down Alexandria power plant fined again for violating air quality laws (Washington Post)
  • I-395 HOT lanes project to finally get underway in Virginia (WTOP)
  • ‘Super NoVA’ traffic study underway (NBC Washington)
  • Capital Bikeshare has provided 1.5 million trips since its start less than a year and a half ago. (TBD)
  • Snow has been recorded as late as April in the D.C. area but when were the big ones this late in the Winter? Hint: They have come after Valentines Day (WJLA)
  • The D.C. condo market is HOT (Redfin)
  • Black History Month profile: Pearl Bailey [Did you know she is from Virginia?] (WUSA 9)