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A look back at the week's biggest stories concerning Alexandria.

A glance at the stories making headlines in Alexandria this week. Photo credit: Drew Hansen
A glance at the stories making headlines in Alexandria this week. Photo credit: Drew Hansen

Here are some of the week's important, interesting and fun stories concerning Alexandria and its people.

From Alexandria Patch sites:

Potomac Yard Metro: Getting Back on Track? — By Drew Hansen  

Alexandria officials said this week they hope to determine the location of a Potomac Yard Metro station by the end of 2014.

Members of the city work group charged with analyzing the plan met Monday for the first time in more than six months to discuss the latest developments in efforts to bring an infill station to the yard, including potentially moving CSX tracks to accommodate the project.

The city is looking into pursuing $58 million in regional project funding from the Northern Virginia Transit Authority to assist the project. If secured, it will diversify the project’s funding scheme and reduce the annual debt service.

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