Saturday, March 28, 2020
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Afternoon Links: Government Shutdown Day 33 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

It’s gonna rain a lot and be really really gusty Thursday morning Temperatures to spike then crash as cold front comes through. (CWG)

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi blocks President Trump’s State of the Union amid shutdown House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Democrats will block President Donald Trump from giving his State of the Union in the House chamber until the government is open. (CNBC)

Alexandria Girl Helps Coast Guard Families Amid Shutdown The daughter of a Navy service member wants to help Coast Guard families not getting pay during the shutdown. (Patch)

Speaking of walls, this wall holds a lot of symbolism in Washington, D.C. As we talk about walls, we don’t have to look far to see what they symbolize. (WaPo)

ARHA President Kevin Harris works to empower residents Kevin Harris, president of the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) Resident Association (ARA) says one of the major goals they have achieved since he has been president has been to engage in the city’s political process. (Alexandria Gazette)

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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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