For our Morning Roundup, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.
When will it rain again? The awesome days and nights continue… It’s hard to find much fault in this fabulous-looking forecast. (Capital Weather Gang)
Could Bill Euille’s name spell trouble for write in campaign? It’s pronounced “yül,” as in a Yule log. But it’s spelled “Euille,” a name that may make it difficult for the mayor of Alexandria to keep his job. (WAMU)
Mayor Euille’s argument for a write in campaign is specious Mayor Bill Euille’s announcement that he’s still running for mayor shows us once again that he and his supporters can always rearrange the facts to suit their purposes. (Alexandria Times)
Hauling is causing trouble in Old Town The jackhammers are loud, but Old Town residents can yell even louder. After years of fighting against the development of Carr Hospitality’s Indigo Hotel by residents of Alexandria’s Waterfront, there was little reason to think the opposition would suddenly quiet with construction underway. (Alexandria Gazette)
Will renaming Alexandria’s streets promote racial healing? After the South Carolina church attack, Alexandria questions street names that honor Confederate figures. (WaPo)