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Financing for Wegmans Development — “The developers behind Carlyle Crossing, the Wegmans-anchored mixed-use development going up near the Eisenhower Avenue Metro station in Alexandria, have lined up $253 million in financing for the project. ” [Washington Business Journal]

Five-Year-Old Found Wandering in Cold — “Authorities in Alexandria say a young child who was found out in the cold early Friday will be reunited with her mother… The 5-year-old was found near a Taco Bell location at the intersection of South Van Dorn Street and Edsall Road before 4 a.m.” [Fox 5]

Alexandria Man Found Murdered — “A City of Alexandria resident has been identified as the victim of a homicide in Mount Vernon, Fairfax County Police say. The body of Micale Kebede, 31, was found near a bridge at Old Mill Road and Gateshead Road Wednesday evening.” [Patch]

School Board Approved Ten-Year Plan — “The Alexandria City School Board has approved a $530.7 million ten-year plan to continue to modernize ACPS schools while also funding facilities repairs to the school infrastructure needed.” [ACPS]

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