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Morning Links: Food Trucks Get a Better Deal in Fairfax County

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For our morning links, 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.

  • Today’s weather is a winner but then our luck goes downhill. A front sets up over the region Friday serving as tracks for a moisture train running into the weekend. (CWG)
  • Art on the Avenue 2014 in pictures (DIY Del Ray)
  • The city’s “Extraordinary Alexandria” tourism campaign has been exactly that, concluded market research experts brought in to review the one-year-old initiative. (Alexandria Times)
  • Virginia Senate candidates Ed Gillespie and Mark Warner spar on the issues (NBC Washington)
  • Local Northern Virginia scientist wins the Nobel Prize in chemistry (WJLA)
  • It just got a lot easier for food trucks to do business in popular shopping centers like Tysons and Reston. (WUSA 9)
  • Hundreds of cab drivers blocked downtown traffic and blared their vehicles’ horns Wednesday afternoon to protest proposed legislation they say unfairly regulates services like Uber and Lyft. (DCist)
  • D.C. taxicabs refuse to take you where you want to go more often than you think. (Dr. Gridlock)
  • Local public health officials who explain how the metro area is prepared to handle Ebola testing and Ebola patients. (NBC Washington)
  • More ISIS graffiti showing up in D.C. area neighborhoods (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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