Thursday, April 9, 2020
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5 Things to Know Today in Alexandria, Virginia

We scanned the local papers, blogs, and news websites to find the 5 most interesting stories in the Alexandria, Virginia area this morning you need to know.

In the News

Sunshine is hard to find until Sunday. At that point it’s accompanied by chilly, gusty winds. (Capital Weather Gang)

Isaiah Ruffin is the first executive chef ever at Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS). He plans to cook from scratch. (WaPo)

The top Alexandria, Virginia stories of 2019 (ALX Now)

Iran has vowed “harsh retaliation” for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad’s airport that killed Iran’s top general and the architect of its interventions across the Middle East, as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing. (NBC Washington)

Amazon is weighing methods for securing its second headquarters and appears to be looking across the pond for ideas. (WBJ)


In case you missed the First Night Alexandria fireworks on the Old Town waterfront New Year’s Eve…

Lee Hernly, Editor
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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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