Morning Notes

Anti-Abortion Activist Sentenced for Trespassing — “An abortion rights opponent, who earlier this year had five fetuses seized from her home, is one of six activists who has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to jail for trespassing in 2021 at an Alexandria, Virginia, women’s health clinic.” [WTOP]

It’s Thursday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 86 and low of 73. Sunrise at 5:56 am and sunset at 8:35 pm. []

Guide to Trips Near Alexandria — “If you’re looking for ideas for a quick summer getaway, we’ve compiled a list of nearby ‘summer splurges’ that can work for families, couples and friends for a week or just a day or two.” [Alexandria Living Magazine]

Vermillion Reopening in Old Town — “Vermilion is reopening after a temporary closure that started with the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.” [Patch]

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