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Monday Morning Headlines – Pharrell, Local D.C. Economy, and More

Alexandria, Virginia waterfront

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

  • Here comes the rain again… it will be heavy at times through Wednesday and falling on all our heads like a new emotion (CWG)
  • Pharrell’s hat on display at the Art League through May 5 in an Andy Warhol like painting (DCist)
  • D.C. region’s economy is not looking bright in the near future (WTOP)
  • What industry has worse a customer service ranking than the IRS? (WUSA 9)
  • Would high-speed rail work between D.C. and Baltimore? Doug Gansler thinks so (CBS Baltimore)
  • ‘Phantom Planter’ really peeved at WMATA over his flowers at Dupont Circle Metro Station (CBS DC)
  • City Council approves Hunting Terrace redevelopment (Alexandria Times)
  • Alexandria Public School enrollment slips since the fall of 2013 (Alexandria News)
  • What could be MORE expensive than college tuition where our kids are concerned? Child care. (WTOP)
  • Could the Wizards actually win a playoff series? Go up 3-1 against the Bulls (WJLA)
Lee Hernly, Editor
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Lee Hernly is the Founder and Editor of Port City Wire, Alexandria, Virginia's best source for hyper-local news, opinion, and events. I live in the Old Town Alexandria area with my fantastic wife and son Sam. Oh, there’s Serena & Bea too. I’m so excited to meet new readers and see where you are from! Please be sure to leave a comment with a link to your blog so I can check it out!

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