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Landmark Mall is no more. The site is being rebranded, and ‘Landmark’ is not part of it. — “Foulger-Pratt is moving on from Landmark Mall. Not the project, of course, just the name.” [Washington Business Journal]

Alexandria joins 6 other school boards in suit against Youngkin order calling masks ‘ineffective and impractical’ — “This morning the Alexandria School Board and six others in Virginia filed a joint lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Executive Order Number Two, signed by new governor, Glenn Younkin, on Jan. 15.” [Zebra]

Maryland glasses robbery similar to recent Alexandria grab-and-smash — “Police are searching for three males using a black Dodge Charger with Va tags” [Twitter]

Sarah Palin v. New York Times case has roots in Alexandria shooting — “The editorial was published after a shooting in Alexandria, Virginia in which U.S. Representative Steve Scalise, a member of the House of Representatives Republican leadership, was wounded.” [Reuters]

Recent Stories

A 37-year-old Maryland man is being held without bond after allegedly sexually assaulting a girl younger than 13 years old in the Braddock area. The incident occurred at around 9…

Morning Notes

Local non-profits donate school supplies — “On Wednesday May 18, 2022, the entrance of Francis C. Hammond Middle School was flooded with backpacks of school, hygiene, and arts and crafts supplies.”…

Alexandria’s Part 1 crime rate is up, and it’s mostly due to an increase in larcenies and thefts from cars. Police released the city’s Part 1 crime statistics for 2022…

Terrier mix Carlie might be a handful, but she makes up for it with positive energy. The three-year-old’s adoption fees have also been pre-paid by a generous donor, and the…

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