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Morning Notes

Store manager’s murderer to be released — “A man who brutally killed a store manager in Alexandria, Virginia, because he allegedly believed the victim was a werewolf is being allowed to leave a mental health facility and move into the community…” [NBC4]

It’s Thursday — Rain starting in the afternoon. High of 85 and low of 74. Sunrise at 5:46 am and sunset at 8:30 pm. [Weather.gov]

Gun Violence Awareness rally planned in Old Town — “In the aftermath of the Texas school shooting and other mass shootings, a group supporting stricter gun laws will hold a rally.” [Patch]

Taste of Del Ray kicks off this week — “The weekend-long culinary event kicks off Thursday, June 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. with a VIP reception featuring unlimited tastes from all the participating restaurants.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Recent Stories

While the Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is working through plans to make September fare-free for all riders, that could be extended into October for Alexandria riders dealing with the Metro…

Updated 4:30 p.m. — A spokesperson representing Hilco Redevelopment Partners shared an email with WMWAA indicating that the Airports Authority “is comfortable that the City of Alexandria does not need…

The Alexandria City Council is poised to approve an amended plan to build a 473-unit affordable housing complex in Arlandria, now that St. Rita Catholic Church has signed off on…

Alexandria will be hiring more police officers, but Mayor Justin Wilson warned the fix to staffing challenges won’t be quick. The Alexandria Police Department is facing a chronic short-staffing issue…

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