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Sunday Roundup: Rolling Thunder, Mayor Debate, Potomac Yard Metro, and more!

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

Heat not TOO bad today but, just wait the rest of the week We’re treated to another beautiful late-May day today, albeit noticeably warmer than yesterday, before both the heat and humidity trend higher. (Capital Weather Gang)

Alexandria Mayoral Candidates debate economy Incumbent Mayor William Euille defended his record of revitalizing Alexandria neighborhoods with new businesses. Vice-Mayor Allison Silberberg emphasized the importance of protecting Alexandria’s historic districts, citing her dissenting votes against waterfront development. Former Mayor Kerry Donley said that the city needs “smart growth” and highlighted his role in bringing the Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) to the Carlyle neighborhood. (Alexandria Gazette)

Fairfax Court holds first hearing in Charles Severance case Charles Severance, who is charged with the murders of Alexandrians Nancy Dunning in December, 2003; Ronald Kirby in November, 2013; and Ruthanne Lodato in February, 2014, appeared in Fairfax County court today for the first time since the change of venue. (Alexandria News)

Faces never forgotten in Alexandria, Virginia Search continues for photos of Alexandria Vietnam veterans (Alexandria Gazette)

Rolling Thunder Roars into Washington, DC Bikers on a mission to “never forget,” rumble into Washington Sunday for a rally at the Pentagon and onto the National Mall, causing road closures and traffic. (WTOP)

Potomac Yard Metro Station site has been chosen – what’s next? Now the real work begins. (Dr. Gridlock)

Traffic and transit tips this Memorial Day weekend Holiday weekend features concerts, parades, Rolling Thunder and the usual Metrorail schedule changes. (Dr. Gridlock)

(Photo by Robert Stankiewicz, on Flickr)

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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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