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
Chilly on Sunday with a chance of showers this afternoon Sunday will bring more mixed skies with sunshine in the morning and clouds in the afternoon (with less wind than Saturday all around!) with highs in the 43-48 degree range. (DMV Weather)
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Billboards Nationwide to Honor Slain Virginia Trooper Billboards around the country will thank law enforcement officials later this month on behalf of the family of a Virginia State Police trooper who was killed in the line of duty. (WJLA)
Long Bridge Rail Expansion May Allow Biking/Walking Plans to expand a key rail bottleneck will focus on building a new two-track bridge next to the 113-year-old Long Bridge and could also include an option for people to walk or bike across the Potomac. (WTOP)
ICYMI, the Foo Fighters were pretty awesome last night on Saturday Night Live.
….so this is why the Foo Fighters are trending🎄🎸 pic.twitter.com/PssUJ736zD
— Amber 💜🎮💜 (@AmberGalvin) December 17, 2017