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Morning Links #MLKDay

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For our morning links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

  • Could it snow on Wednesday? A chilly but, not overtly cold week ahead with a strong chance of some kind of wet precipitation on Wednesday (Capital Weather Gang)
  • Remembering Amazing Grace – The Alexandria Police Department family is mourning the loss of its first female K-9 Grace. (Alexandria Gazette)
  • Remembering Carol Glover – A memorial service will be held TODAY to honor the life of Carol Glover who died during last week’s tragedy at L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station (MyFoxDC)
  • 5 Ways to Honor Dr. King – A good list here on how you can honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (WJLA)
  • MLK Day Closings – What’s closed in Alexandria? For one, no trash collection. Trash collection slides one day (Red Brick Town)
  • A Day of Dr. King’s Readings – Historic Christ Church is hosting a day of Dr. King’s writings, speeches, and sermons (Historic Christ Church)
  • MLK Day events going in in our area – A good list of things to do on MLK Day to remember Doctor King (WUSA 9)
  • More MLK Day events – Another good list of events on MLK Day (WNEW)
  • Important movies on race relations – WTOP film critic Jason Fraley looks at history’s most pivotal movies on race relations (WTOP)
  • Funding the Potomac Yard Metro Station – Is Alexandria, Virginia going about it the right way? (Bacon’s Rebellion)
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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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