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Morning Links: T.C. Williams Rowing, Metro Safety, and more…

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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.

The week is turning warmer but, the weekend? The coming week has its share of nice days but really takes until the weekend to offer some real warmth. (Capital Weather Gang)

Is the D.C. Metro really THAT bad? A national transit expert says that compared to a half dozen other big-city systems says it isn’t. (Dr. Gridlock)

Workers are concerned about safety at Metro, not just passengers The D.C. region’s transit authority continues to lack a safety culture, failing to address the needs of its employees with the same urgency as it has for passengers in the wake of the fatal smoke incident at L’Enfant Plaza, according to the head of the union for 8,000 Metro workers. (WAMU)

Renovating an historic house in Alexandria can be challenging Renovating a historic home is a labor of love and can be a test of real patience. Do you think renovating your own modern home is a challenge? Try one from the 19th century. (Alexandria Gazette)

T.C. Williams crew wins at Charlie Butt Regatta The Titans avenge their second-place finish from last week, and the Generals upset St. Albans. (WaPo)

Expect BIG delays next few years in Arlington at site of Washington Boulevard Bridge The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will begin construction of the Washington Boulevard bridge and will reduce traffic lanes in Arlington creating extended commutes for drivers. (WJLA)

Supreme Court considers lawsuit over personal data The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether Web sites and other firms that collect personal data can be sued for publishing inaccurate information even if the mistakes don’t cause any actual harm. (WTOP)

(Red Brick Town Flickr Pool photo by Wilson Freeman, on Flickr)

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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