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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]

Recent Stories

Alexandria Police have released the identities of the two men killed on Insterstate 495 near Telegraph Road on May 12. Abdellah Bougrine, 54, of Alexandria, and Driss Bougrine, 59, of…

Morning Notes

Mother of teen killed in attempted carjacking speaks out — “A mother is mourning the death of her 18-year-old son, who was fatally shot Friday in Alexandria, Virginia, after police say…

(Updated 5:30 p.m.) Alexandria law enforcement is investigating the death of Anthony Mouf, a 25-year-old Fairfax County man in Alexandria’s William G. Truesdale Adult Detention Center According to a city…

Alexandria parents should consider breastfeeding and using cow’s milk for short periods during the nationwide baby formula shortage, according to the Alexandria Health Department (AHD). Those were just a couple…

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