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.
Alexandria, Virginia Area News
The year’s hottest weather bakes the area through Tuesday with afternoon heat index values near 100. [Capital Weather Gang]
Trammell Crow Residential has won the competition to buy the 2-acre site of the Royal Street Bus Garage in Alexandria, Virginia [Biz Journal]
The number of children who live in poverty is coming down across the country. But not in Virginia. [WVTF]
A group of Arlington residents are mobilizing against the possibility of Arlington landing Amazon’s second headquarters in North America. [WTOP]
On a beautiful day for baseball, the Alexandria Aces split the doubleheader against the Gaithersburg Giants. But there was a golden opportunity for the Aces to steal two wins on the road. [Alexandria Aces]
Photo of the Day
This is a cool photo.
An #AmericanAirlines (American Eagle) jet over the George Washington Parkway as it approaches the runway @ReaganNational Sunday evening. Cool picture taken by my @ABC7News colleague @Steiger31. #DMV @airwaysmagazine #AA #flightradar24 pic.twitter.com/JJpPDGsart
— Steve Rudin ABC7 (@SteveRudinABC7) June 18, 2018