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Morning Notes

Restore Hyper Wellness opening in Alexandria — “Cryotherapy, Mild Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, IV Drips among offerings for health and wellness.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Virginia bill targets admissions systems at Governor’s Schools with possible repercussions for TJ High — “A Republican lawmaker has introduced a bill that would bar Virginia’s Governor’s Schools from considering race in admissions — a piece of legislation some see as a direct assault on recent changes to the admissions process at prestigious magnet school Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology.” [Washington Post]

Alexandria nominated for Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Cities — “The nomination comes as Visit Alexandria promotes the city as a destination to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic impacts.” [Patch]

Afghan refugees resettling in N. Virginia describe challenges, needs — “Hundreds of Afghan refugees who fled their country in the middle of the U.S. withdrawal last summer are now trying to make a home in the D.C. region. And one resettlement organization in Alexandria, Virginia, needs help meeting their needs.” [WTOP]