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Morning Roundup – Tuesday, January 22, 2019

For our Morning Roundup, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in the Alexandria, Virginia area you need to know.

For our Morning Roundup, we scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in the Alexandria, Virginia area you need to know.

Warmer today with rain on the way middle of the week Another cold front hits before the weekend, and we’re watching the chance of a winter storm for Sunday and Monday. (CWG)

The latest on the shutdown: A deal rejected, contractors in pain and a GoFundMe The partial federal government shutdown has now entered its 31st day, with roughly 800,000 employees out of work, or working without pay. Federal employees have already missed one paycheck. Pay date No. 2 is coming Friday. (WBJ)

Starbucks Rolls Out Delivery Service For Coffee Drinkers  Starbucks expanding drinks-delivery service to San Francisco, adding other cities in the coming weeks. (ABC News)

Patriots’ AFC Championship Win Snags Near Record Viewership For NFL & CBS  The numbers for the Rams’ overtime win against the Saints on Sunday are good, but they are not as good as the results of the Patriots and Chiefs in the AFC game. (Deadline)

Startup Is Launching A Remote-controlled ‘Grocery Store On Wheels’  Though there is no human on board, the delivery vehicles will be operated by people from another location using “cameras and navigation systems.” (Washington Post)

Lee Hernly, Editor
the authorLee Hernly, Editor
Founder & Editor
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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