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Monday Headlines – Alexandria Kids Reject Healthier Food, Food Trucks in Alexandria, and More

Founders Park sign and garden in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia

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.

  • Alexandria public school kids wholeheartedly reject the Michele Obama-led healthier lunch standards (WJLA)
  • Cloudy start to the week but, here comes your first taste of summer (CWG)
  • Powerade dropping controversial ingredient (WTOP)
  • Food trucks in Alexandria move closer to becoming a reality (Alexandria Times)
  • Alexandria’s boutiques are open late on Thursday’s starting this month (OTBD)
  • Driver sought in Virginia hit and run case (WUSA 9)
  • Has the ‘Knockout Game’ come to the DMV? (NBC Washington)
  • What’s up with the wooden crosses near Dulles Airport? (Dr. Gridlock)
  • There is a pandemic of potholes in the DMV which is bad for car owners but, good for business (WaPo)
  • The ‘Little City’ of Falls Church embraces urbanism (GGW)
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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