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Sunday Roundup: Alexandria Aces, Arlington Memorial Bridge, Mayor’s Race 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.

Get out and enjoy the nice weather today – Carpe Diem! Today’s perfection doesn’t stick around long, with summer heat, humidity and storm chances ready to rise starting tomorrow. (Capital Weather Gang)

Bob Wood is running for City Council again Alexandria native and retired Lt. Gen. John R. (Bob) Wood, filed paperwork June 3 to officially declare his candidacy for a seat on City Council. (Alexandria Gazette)

Alexandria’s final Mayoral Debate Attendees to the June 2 Democratic Primary Debate, one week before the primary, hoping to see sparks fly between the mayoral candidates may have left disappointed. While previous debates had commonly featured spats between the three candidates, the final debate saw none of the sharp accusations. (Alexandria Gazette)

Alexandria Times endorsements for Mayor and 45th District Delegate Some arguments made for the candidates the Times would like to see win on Tuesday, June 9 – what do you think? (Alexandria Times)

Fairfax INOVA Hospital escapee indicted When Arlington resident Wossen Assaye, 43, escaped from private security guards and fled Inova Fairfax Hospital, he added to a litany of existing charges. (Fairfax Connection)

Arlington Memorial Bridge Needs way more than $3M in emergency repairs Emergency repairs on the Arlington Memorial Bridge, which will last through the fall and have squeezed traffic down to just two lanes, will cost about $3 million. But millions more will be needed to return the bridge to its former glory (WNEW)

Alexandria Aces lose to the Vienna River Dogs The Aces finally had the opportunity to play a true home game for the first time this season, after an eventful week of weather caused an array of changes. The River Dogs scored a total of 4 runs in the 6th and 7th innings and survived a late Aces rally to win 4-2 (Alexandria Aces)

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