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Morning Links: More Traffic in the DMV Edition

For our Morning Links, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites for a roundup of news and opinion from Alexandria, Virginia and around the area. Here are five (5) news items that caught our eye.

In the News

Super Bowl Sunday will be, well pretty super (and cold) Temperatures trend upward the next few days, with some showers possible toward midweek. (CWG)

The race is on to get to the United States Many fear that a judge’s temporary order allowing normal entry could be overturned. (WaPo)

Do ride-sharing apps like Uber & Lyft create less traffic, or more? These alternatives to private car ownership, help individuals get around a city that has made a priority of reducing the number of single-occupant vehicles on the road. But what if all these individual trips are adding up to more traffic? (WAMU)

Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell returns to practicing law in Virginia The Virginian-Pilot reports that within the past couple of weeks the former governor rejoined the Virginia Beach law firm of Poole, Brooke and Plumlee. McDonnell previously worked at the firm for over a decade. (WTOP)

Crystal City continues to re-invent itself Angela Fox, the president and CEO of the Crystal City Business Improvement District, joined ARLNow’s 26 Square Miles podcast for a discussion on the business district, and more. (ARLNow)

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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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