Monday, March 30, 2020
Local News

Morning Links

Virginia Capitol building in Richmond, Virginia
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.

  • Showers today then, a cooling trend: How cold will it get? – Potentially some of the coldest of the winter arrives Friday and lasts through the weekend. (Capital Weather Gang)
  • Update from Richmond Virginia General Assembly – Alexandria’s Delegate Rob Krupicka with an update on the latest from the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond, Virginia (Alexandria News)
  • Alexandria woman dies after being stunned at Fairfax County jail – A 37-year-old woman has died after deputies in northern Virginia used a Taser stun gun on her while she was in custody. (WJLA)
  • Alexandria City Public Schools passes CIP budget – The budget aims to modernize schools. (Alexandria News)
  • Baby steps on ethics in Virginia – Have lawmakers in Richmond done enough on ethics this year? (WaPo)
  • Gas prices rising – AAA says the days of plummeting gas prices have come to an end and motorists should expect to see an upward trend in the coming weeks. (Dr. Gridlock)
  • Kennedy Center ‘River Pavillion’ in trouble? Pavillion is part of the recent $100 Million expansion of the facility. (WTOP)
  • Lyft & Uber still have the ‘green light’ in Virginia – Companies told they can keep operating until regulations are completed. (WUSA 9)
  • INOVA inks deal for Exxon Mobil headquarters – Plans to create an INOVA Personalized Health facility at the new campus (WTOP)
  • Is your car protected from hacking? Automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology but, are they safe from hacking? According to this report, the answer is NO. (NBC Washington)
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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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