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Morning Notes

Bagel Uprising wins second in regional rankings — “Excellent spice and salt–crucial in an everything bagel. Very good snap on the crust.” [Washingtonian]

It’s Friday — Possible light rain overnight. High of 58 and low of 45. Sunrise at 6:43 am and sunset at 7:39 pm. [Weather.gov]

Stormwater fee reduction gets mixed reviews — “The SWU fee was controversial when implemented four years ago and became even more so when the fee was subsequently doubled in 2021 and residents learned that portions of its funds were being spent on city staff rather than directly on flood mitigation efforts.” [Alexandria Times]

Youngkin proposes gas tax holiday — “Consumers could save 26.5-cents per gallon of glass; plan would cost more than $400 million.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Potomac Paddle Club launching this month — “Launching on Thursday, April 21, and continuing on select Thursdays and Fridays a month, the Nation’s Capital’s only passenger pedal boat, the Potomac Paddle Club, is set to cruise its second season from Old Town Alexandria.” [Zebra]

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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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