Wednesday, April 1, 2020
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Afternoon Links: Government Shutdown Day 32 Edition

For our Afternoon 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 some news items that caught our eye.

In the News

Winter Storm Indra to bring rain to the Alexandria, Virginia area this week – what about the rest of the U.S.? Winter Storm Indra will be the latest cross-country system, laying down a swath of snow and some ice this week across the Mountain West, Plains, Midwest and Northeast. (Weather Channel)

10 percent of TSA workers are calling in sick as record-setting government shutdown drag on The slowly growing wave of sickouts among TSA workers reached 10 percent as the agency that provides security at the nation’s airports acknowledged “many employees are reporting that they are not able to report to work due to financial limitations.” (USA Today)

Spotted in Meridian Hill Park in D.C. this weekend Someone doesn’t like President Trump in the Columbia Heights area of D.C. (PoPville)

Could one of these six (6) scenarios end the government shutdown? Here are 6 scenarios that could ACTUALLY end the government shutdown. (CNN)

Rockin’ on the Rivah in Alexandria The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed Charlotte Hall as its 2019 board chair Jan. 11 at the “Rockin’ on the Rivah” celebration at the Old Dominion Boat Club. (Alexandria Gazette)

Other Links


After 18 months of construction, ACPS opened the NEW Patrick Henry School today.

Lee Hernly, Editor
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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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