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Morning Notes

New Waterfront Park art installation chosen — “R&R Studio will install the next Waterfront Park public art project this spring.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Sen. Tim Kaine’s nightmarish 27-hour commute on I-95 — “Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) felt bad for the stranded families packed in their cars and minivans all around him on Interstate 95. Then, when the temperature dipped even lower overnight, as he shivered alone in his car, he started to envy the larger groups, wondering if maybe their cars were warmer.” [Washington Post]

Overnight ice threat looms as sidewalk shoveling deadline nears — “Those cleared sidewalks — and roads — could be icy by tomorrow morning, however. A period of light freezing rain is possible overnight, forecasters say.” [ARLnow]

Warming centers open in Alexandria as power outages continue — “With some Dominion Energy customers still without power, four warming centers will be open during regular operating hours.” [Patch]

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