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Morning Links: Alexandria Town Crier 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.

Hey, where’d the humidity go? With yesterday’s cold front moving further away, sunshine and pleasant temperatures begin their stay. (Capital Weather Gang)

Alexandria Schools See Results in the Summer ACPS School Board Chair Karen Graf’s latest column (Alexandria Times)

Test scores rank best and worst school systems – where does Alexandria rank? The scores on the 2015 Standards of Learning tests have been released, and WTOP goes through the numbers to see which school systems had the highest and lowest pass rates on each section and overall. (WTOP)

Memorial Bridge repairs to begin later this month The project is just part of what’s needed on the corroding structure, but it should allow lanes to reopen. (Dr. Gridlock)

What caused last week’s Metrorail derailment? Last Thursday, a train came off the rails between Smithsonian and Federal Triangle, delaying tens of thousands of commuters. Metro still hasn’t said what caused the derailment, but we can surmise a few of the likely causes. (GG Wash)

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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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