Morning Links: Stormy Edition

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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.

Showers today then a week of stormy conditions The weather has a hard time making up its mind early this week, but it trends hotter after today. (Capital Weather Gang)

T.C. Williams High School’s Lyles Brothers star in Cuba Not many high school students get the chance to represent their country in an international tournament, let alone one with diplomatic implications. (Alexandria Times)

Is rail better than bus? I sit on the AT2X bus taking me home from work. It pulls out of Mark Center and onto the Seminary Road bridge over 395. I can see below four lanes of cars, packed and barely moving. It’s like this every day. North-bound lanes are busy too. (Alexandria Gazette)

Confederate concerns about Appomattox in Alexandria With a national dialogue underway on the appropriateness of Confederate flags and imagery, some Alexandrians have begun questioning whether the Appomattox statue to Alexandria’s Confederate dead should remain on Prince Street. (Alexandria Gazette) – [See our Sunday discussion on this topic here]

Can roads be made more bike-friendly? For the past 40 years, planners have thought the best way to deal with cyclists was to treat them like vehicles. But that policy has left only “fearless” cyclists using the roads. (GG Wash)

(Flickr Pool photo by Andrea Grenadier, on Flickr)

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