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Wednesday Headlines – Pedestrian Safety, Malia Obama, and More

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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.

  • Where does Virginia rank in terms of pedestrian safety? (Alexandria News)
  • Stormy next couple of days but, the weekend? (CWG)
  • Is the City of Alexandria in violation of its own charter? (Alexandria Gazette)
  • Nominations being accepted for ‘Best of Alexandria’ (Alexandria Times)
  • USDA to delay rule on whole grain pastas [ACPS kids to rejoice?] (WTOP)
  • Washington Monument elevator requires more work (NBC Washington)
  • Just be glad you weren’t ‘bee’hind this truck when it overturned (Dr. Gridlock)
  • Are you on Ebay? You may want to change your password (WUSA 9)
  • Meteor shower on the horizon this Friday night (WJLA)
  • Michelle Obama says watch out D.C. drivers, Malia Obama is about to hit the streets as a driver (WTOP)
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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