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Morning Links – April 25, 2011

Blue Line Train Arrives At King Street Metro Station

Morning News From Around The Area

  • Out Of Gas? You’re not alone – The soaring cost of gasoline is causing some drivers to run out of gas. As proof, the volume of emergency roadside assistance calls from motorists who have run out of fuel in the District of Columbia to AAA Mid-Atlantic’s switchboard has increased nearly 40 percent so far this month, compared to the same period of time last year. (Alexandria News)
  • Seminary Chapel in The News – The Virginia Theological Seminary and preservationists at City Hall are working out just what to do with the iconic Immanuel Chapel engulfed by flames during an afternoon blaze in October. (Alexandria Times)
  • VA General Assembly Takes Another Swing At Redistricting – Smarting from a gubernatorial veto of their redistricting bills, the House and Senate return Monday from a two-week recess to decide if the General Assembly or the courts will determine how to carve up Virginia’s legislative districts. (NBC Washington)
  • Will Fairfax Sue Over BRAC? – The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors could find out Tuesday what the county attorney thinks about suing to stop the move of 6,400 defense workers to Alexandria’s Mark Center. (WTOP)
  • Have A Little ‘Spring’ In Your Step? – The fourth-annual Spring for Alexandria three-day event is scheduled for May 5, 6 and 7, 2011. ACT for Alexandria, Volunteer Alexandria, the Alexandria Jaycees, the City of Alexandria, and Kids Helping Kids Lemonade all partner to put on this event, which recognizes and honors giving and service in our community. (Alexandria Gazette)
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