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Morning Links: Potomac Yard Metro, Robinson Terminal North, 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.

Rain today but, just wait for the weekend Umbrella toting is encouraged today and even tomorrow although some may end up with little rain. (Capital Weather Gang)

Half a fire station in Alexandria’s West End is not enough A common feature of our culture is to play amateur psychologist and analyze whether people view the world with a “glass half full” or “glass half empty” outlook. If your glass is half full, you’ve got some of what you want, and that’s better than nothing. We tend to label such people as optimists. If your glass is half empty, you are focused more on what you lack than on what you have. Such people are rarely content. (Alexandria Times)

Alexandria Closes in on Potomac Yard Metro Station location After reaching an agreement with the National Park Service, the City of Alexandria has a much clearer idea of where the Potomac Yard Metro station might go. (GG Wash)  FYI… we told you six months ago where it was going.

Renderings released for Robinson Terminal North These units would be going in at the 500 block of North Union Street. (Old Town Post)

House bill threatens Metro’s federal funding A proposed $150 million allocation for Washington-area public transit is cut in half by a congressional committee. (Dr. Gridlock)

(Red Brick Town Flickr Pool photo by Craig, 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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