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Afternoon Links: Bishop Ireton’s Tony Verducci, NRA Protest, and More

Bishop Ireton football in Alexandria, Virginia

In the News:

  • Decision to replace Bishop Ireton football Coach Tony Verducci frustrates players, parents Weeks after he led the Cardinals back to the VISAA Div. I title game, the ninth year head coach was let go by the school as a result of his decision to accept a job in Norfolk. (WaPo)
  • Lawsuit: No-fly list has left Muslim Air Force veteran detained in Turkey Saadiq Long, who was born in Oklahoma and lives in Qatar, is suing to be removed from the list. Lawsuit being heard in Alexandria federal court. (WaPo)
  • Record high temps being set today For the third day in a row, temperatures are climbing to record warmth. (Capital Weather Gang)
  • Protesters call for gun reforms outside the NRA headquarters in Fairfax About 200 protesters lined the street in front of the National Rifle Association’s headquarters in Fairfax County, calling for “sensible gun reform.” (WTOP)
  • A tip on getting through crowded airport security faster this Holiday season After the recent terrorist attack in Paris, and especially the alleged bombing of a Russian airliner over Egypt last month, security measures at U.S. airports are tighter, and that could make it longer to get on your holiday-season flights. (WTOP)

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