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Morning Links: Leaving Virginia 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

Nice weather day on tap in the DMV – Carpe Diem! Wednesday will be somewhat sunny but fairly cool with highs 49-54 degrees very early in the day with temperatures dropping throughout the day as a cold front moves through to the east. (DMV Weather)

Asana Partners Talks Up its Old Town Alexandria development strategy A year ago few in Alexandria had heard the name “Asana.” On Dec. 5, representatives from the Charlotte, N.C., real estate investment company were the featured speakers at the Chamber of Commerce annual meeting discussing the firm’s acquisition of 21 properties along the King Street corridor in Old Town. (Alexandria Gazette)

Two Richmond Highway transportation projects are looking for funding Two transportation projects that are key to the Embark Richmond Highway initiative topped the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors’ list of funding priorities that was recently sent to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority. (Covering the Corridor)

More people are moving out of Virginia than moving to the Commonwealth The Daily Progress reports that Virginia has seen higher numbers of people leaving the state than moving in since 2013, according to University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. (WTOP)

How to help your neighbors when it snows We haven’t been slammed with snow yet, but now is a good time to think about how you can be a good neighbor when the time comes.  (NBC Washington)

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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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