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Morning Links: Del Ray’s Al’s Steakhouse Edition

Al's steakhouse Del Ray
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.

Here comes the rain again… possibly quite a lot The heaviest rain may coincide with the evening commute and produce some isolated flooding. (Capital Weather Gang)

Friends remember Del Ray’s ‘Uncle Al’ – John Severson His name wasn’t Al. But he would answer to it and even sign autographs with the name so many assumed was his. He was Johnny Severson, and for more than 50 years he was the man behind the legendary cheese steak sandwiches at Al’s Steakhouse in Del Ray. (Alexandria Gazette)

Local leaders excited about TSA landing in Alexandria City officials and business leaders are brimming with excitement following the announcement last week that the U.S. Transportation Security Administration will relocate to Alexandria. (Alexandria Times)

Expect heavier than normal PM rush hour traffic thanks to FedEx Field game Metrorail open an hour late for Thursday night’s preseason game. (Dr. Gridlock)

Regal Cinemas to increase security at movie theaters Movie theater chain Regal Entertainment Group has begun to check bags in response to shootings at theaters around the country, a procedure it acknowledged on its website was “not without flaws” and would inconvenience guests but provide better security. (MyFoxDC)

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