Morning Links

For our morning links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

  • Sunshine is here and so is the cold weather – The atmosphere continues to send a relentless cavalcade of weather systems our way. Next one to watch is this Sunday. Will we get snow? (Capital Weather Gang)
  • Virginia General Assembly update – Our Delegate Rob Krupicka’s latest update from Richmond on the latest from the General Assembly. (Alexandria News)
  • Pedestrian struck and seriously hurt in Seminary Hill – A pedestrian was struck last night on Duke Street near South Ingram Street in the Seminary Hill neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia. (WJLA)
  • Maury Schoolyard renovation – Do the sins of the past in Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) have anything to do with getting the kids at Maury Elementary School in Alexandria a decent place to play? (Alexandria Times)
  • Capital Bikeshare offering limited service during upgrade – As we told you, There’s a software upgrade for popular Capital Bikeshare program starting tonight. Some services not available as upgrade is underway. (Dr. Gridlock)
  • T.C. Williams track stars shine at Virginia Tech – T.C.’s track and field athletes were some of the top performers recently at the Virginia Tech High School Invitational. (Alexandria News)
  • Extra Security at National Zoo – Due to recent violence, expect to see extra security when visiting the National Zoo in 2015. (WTOP)
  • Will the Old Town Theater become retail? Can anyone stop the transformation? What if the City bought the space? (Alexandria Times)
  • Metro pledges to work with first responders –  After radio communications failed during last month’s Metro incident at L’Enfant Plaza, Metro pledges to work with local first responders to test radio equipment in tunnels and stations. (WaPo)
  • Rosa Parks Archive at the Library of Congress – Rosa Parks, who refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus, will have her archive available soon for viewing by the public at the Library of Congress  (NBC Washington)

One Comment

  • Really not surprised to hear someone was hit on Duke St. People are constantly darting across Duke rather than walking to an intersection and waiting for a red light to cross.

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