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Morning Links

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.

  • Windy at least through today – Some snow showers possible early on, then the Arctic front pushes through briskly and has the winds to show for it. (Capital Weather Gang)
  • Improving relations with local Police – More on the recent community forum in Alexandria. (Alexandria Times)
  • Alexandria working against a slowdown – Ever wondered why Alexandria is putting high density development near Metro? Here are some answers. (Alexandria Gazette)
  • DOT to conduct safety inspection of the Metrorail system – This is separate from the ongoing NTSB investigation. (WUSA 9)
  • NTSB holding two-day hearing on Metro Incident – This is part of the ongoing investigation into the January 12’s smoke incident at the L’Enfant Plaza (DCist)
  • How often is Metrorail delayed? An interesting infographic has started here (City Paper)
  • Anthem customers have been hacked – Health insurer Anthem says someone accessed their system illegally and gained access to tens of millions of records. (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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