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Afternoon Links: Obama’s Staying, Snow, and More

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For our Afternoon Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area.

In the News::

Milder weather on the way before an Artic front gets here Tuesday bringing … Refrigerated air made itself comfortable today. We get a brief respite on Tuesday. (Capital Weather Gang)

Snow arriving Tuesday? For those people who have been wishing for snow this winter, their wishes are about to come true. Doesn’t look like much for Alexandria though. (NBC Washington)

Report: The First Family Hints They Will Stay In D.C. After Obama’s Term Or did they? Much ado about a social media posting today from a White House press member (DCist)

City Council eases Food Truck Pilot Program Restrictions At a legislative meeting last November, city councilors bemoaned the results of the food truck pilot program, which saw just seven trucks operate in the city last year and was set to expire at the end of 2015.Now, the permitting process has been relaxed with a view to making it easier for vendors to set up shop. (Alexandria Times)

Alexandria City Council Gears up for New Year The Alexandria City Council brought in 2016 with a roar of bagpipes. The City of Alexandria Pipes and Drums played in the auditorium of T.C. Williams High School for the council’s Jan. 4 installation, but soon, it was right back down to business. (Alexandria Gazette)

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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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