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Morning Links – Saturday, December 16, 2017

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

Will it be a White Christmas this year? Arctic air arriving in the days leading up to Christmas could set the stage for a snowy surprise in some areas. (CWG)

The Luray Avenue Christmas Cards in Del Ray In December, Del Ray’s 300 block of Luray Ave. becomes Del Ray’s Christmas Card Lane. (DIY Del Ray)

This 19-year-old maid in Fairfax City got convicted – then something amazing happened. The trial seemed utterly ordinary. A 19-year-old maid swiped a woman’s three rings worth at least $5,000 from a house she was cleaning in Fairfax City, Va., but later returned them after the police questioned her. She was charged with felony grand larceny. (True Crime)

Local Author Thursday at the Old Town Shop It was cold Thursday night in Old Town, but the lights on King Street warmed hearts and merriment was found inside Valerie Ianieri’s Old Town Shop. (Jaybird’s Jottings)

D.C. goes Gaga for Wawa in the District Since Wawa opened its first store in Delaware County, Pennsylvania in 1964, it has grown to over 800 stores across six states with a legion of crazed fans devoted to its made-to-order hoagies and convenience store coffee. But only now is it finally arriving in the District. (Washingtonian)

Tweet of the Day

Fox 5 Weatherman Mike Thomas answers an interesting question.

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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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