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Alexandria’s Noah Lyles tweets that upcoming 200 meter Olympic trial will be ‘disgusting’ — “For everyone who is worrying about my mental don’t worry I’m good. I gave my all and am healthy. Of corse I wanted to make the 100 but it wasn’t meant to be this year. But I will tell you this 200 will be disgusting.” [Twitter]

City Council approves outdoor dining area for Chadwicks — “Yesterday council approved our new outdoor dining area. Now we’ve just got to build it. We’ll see you later this summer for drinks on our new balcony.” [Facebook]

Goodwin House Incorporated named a 2021 Top Washington-Area Workplace — This is the third year in a row that Goodwin House received the honor. [Washington Post]

Lost Boy Cider turns 2 — “A special thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our 2yr anniversary party. We are so grateful to be able to do what we love and to be surrounded by the friends who are sharing in this journey.” [Facebook]

Rock It Grill brings back karaoke on Wednesday nights — “Karaoke Karaoke Karaoke!!! We are now adding Wednesdays… Every Wednesday through Saturday nights… Karaoke 9:30 PM ’til 1:30 AM”  [Facebook]

Today’s weather — “A steady rain in the morning. Showers continuing in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High 73F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%… A few clouds from time to time (in the evening). Low around 55F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.” [Weather.com]

New job: Seasonal marina dock assistant — “The Marina Dock Assistant performs journey-level tasks of more than ordinary difficulty and must be able to perform heavy physical labor safely and efficiently. This position works under the immediate supervision of a lead worker who lays out the details of each specific assignment and constantly checks the work in process and upon completion; or performs routine tasks independently after initial instruction. This position performs duties under the general supervision of the Dock Master and Assistant Dock Master.” [Indeed]

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