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Morning Links – Storm Insurance, Flood Mitigation on the Waterfront, and More

Workers wait to get the okay to start repairing downed power lines 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.

  • Fantastic Friday on tap – the weekend? Rain… (CWG)
  • Flood mitigation project moves forward on the Alexandria waterfront (Alexandria Times)
  • How to prepare for storm related insurance claims (WTOP)
  • Feasibility study on TC Williams lights has been delayed until the fall (Alexandria News)
  • Horse rescued from Virginia swimming pool (WUSA 9)
  • Black bear captured in Maryland (WJLA)
  • New bus to Virginia Air & Space Museum to debut soon (Dr. Gridlock)
  • Woodlawn horse stables on Route 1 making way for more horsepower (NBC Washington)
  • Teen smoking in Virginia is at an all-time low (Daily Press)
  • Are YOUR Facebook posts disappearing? What you can do (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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