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WBJ says developers should stop trying to rebrand neighborhoods — “The neighborhoods might not plan [rebrand], but a growing body of evidence suggests the area’s most powerful business interest — yes, even more powerful than Amazon — wants ‘Crystal City’ to fade away.” [Washington Business Journal]

American Library Association recognizes local librarian — “Taylor was recently celebrated for her work in Alexandria: She was named as one of two librarians sponsored by the American Association of School Librarians in the American Library Association’s 2022 Emerging Leaders.” [Alexandria Times]

Big Lots closes Alexandria store — “Alley Cat, Dunya Banquet Hall will also close as property owner Hekemian plans to build residences and retail at Landmark Overlook.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

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Hi, my name is Moneim Z., and I am a blind male with chronic kidney disease, who needs a living kidney donor for a transplant. My blood type is B+, and I can accept a kidney from individuals who have blood types B and O.

To read my story, please see the attached letter.

To contact me directly, please email me at [email protected] or call at 571-428-5065. My living donor coordinator at INOVA Hospital, Amileen Cruz can be reached at (703) 776-8370 , or via email at [email protected]

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