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Morning Notes

Nonprofit promotes health for local firefighters — “On Feb. 17, Tate and Food on the Stove executive chef Brazil Murphy brought their skills to Alexandria Fire Station 203 on Cameron Mills Road.” [Alexandria Gazette]

It’s Friday — Rain overnight. High of 58 and low of 37. Sunrise at 6:27 am and sunset at 6:13 pm. [Weather.gov]

Lee District could get renamed — “It’s not entirely certain that the Lee District in Fairfax County was named for Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee — but the potential for confusion is reason enough for a committee to recommend changing the district’s name.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Local Republican axed for supporting Jan. 6 rioters — “Alexandria resident Monique Miles is no longer deputy attorney general of government operations and transactions for Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares, as of March 3.” [Alexandria Times]

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Good Friday morning, Alexandria! 🌤 Today’s weather: Clear throughout the day. High of 42 and low of 33. ⛅ Tomorrow: Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 52 and low…

Bespoke women’s clothing designer, A.Oei Studio, is opening a fashion pop-up in Old Town Alexandria.

From Feb 2nd – March 29th, shop contemporary ready-to-wear pieces, view unique textile selections, and schedule a fitting for custom-made dresses, bridal and qipao.

Handcrafted in D.C., A.Oei Studio aims to offer an alternative vision of fashion – one that is centered around sustainability, artistry and personalized services.

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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]

Thank you!

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