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Sneak Peek: The Landing, luxe living for seniors, opens soon in Alexandria — “The Landing offers an opulent ambiance for four levels of senior living, opening next month in Alexandria.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Alexandria’s unique role in a bizarre Presidential story — “On the afternoon of Feb. 28, 1844, President John Tyler and about 400 guests were steaming down the Potomac River on the new warship USS Princeton, enjoying cocktails and music, when the world’s biggest naval gun, the ‘Peacemaker,’ exploded onboard. It came close to costing the nation its leader.” [Washington Post]

ShotSpotter captures nearly 20 gunshots during deadly shooting in Southeast, police say — “He was found in the passenger seat suffering from gun shot wounds, and police immediately began to render aid.” [WUSA9]

Virginia company settles claim regarding COVID-19 loan — “A federal prosecutor says a Virginia company has agreed to pay $31,000 in damages and civil penalties to settle allegations that it improperly secure multiple loans to help it during the COVID-19 pandemic.” [CBS]