Sunrise over the Potomac River at the Alexandria waterfront
For our Saturday Roundup, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.

Here comes the sun, little darlin’, here comes the sun… Slowly but surely we’re getting back to a more summer-like pattern. (Capital Weather Gang)

Electronic edition of the Alexandria Gazette Download the latest electronic edition of the Gazette in PDF format (Alexandria Gazette)

Electronic edition of the Alexandria Times Download the latest electronic edition of the Times in PDF format (Alexandria Times)

Does Alexandria’s Pace of Growth fuel this year’s Mayoral race? Mayor raises more than twice his nearest challenger, but some eschew growth. (WaPo)

Suburban Northern Virginians Worst Fears Here is an unranked list of the rest of Suburban Northern Virginians’ worst fears – agree or disagree? (Deadspin)

I wish I had the courage to… When Del Ray business owner Nancy Belmont erected the Courage Wall on Mt. Vernon Avenue in Del Ray, she hoped to start a community conversation about courage. That community conversation became a national conversation and has gotten bigger than she dreamed. (Alexandria News) – has attracted the attention of First Lady Michelle Obama.

Traffic & transit tips for this weekend in the DC-area Sports events and festivals will draw crowds. Watch for some driving delays and Metrorail work. (Dr. Gridlock)

(Flickr Pool by Joseph Gruber, on Flickr)

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