Virginia Delegate Calls for New Potomac River Bridge; Congresswoman Bentley Dies

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Virginia house member calls for new Potomac River bridge

Fairfax and Loudon County Delegate Jim LeMunyon wrote in a letter to the editor that a new bridge from Maryland’s I-270 to Virginia’s Route 28 would reduce chronic traffic on the American Legion Bridge. [Washington Post]

Former Congresswoman Helen Delich Bentley dies

The Republican who was a fierce advocate for the Port of Baltimore and a former Baltimore Sun reporter died Saturday at the age of 92. She had brain cancer. [Baltimore Sun]

County launches business survey

The county is asking business leaders to take the online survey as part of an effort to streamline rules and regulations for local businesses. [Survey Monkey]

Region goes entire month without temperature falling below 70 degrees

From July 4 to August 4 the average low temperature for the Washington, D.C.-area did not fall below 70, nearly a new record. [Capital Weather Gang]

Sunny day expected

Monday is predicted to be partly sunny with a high near 86 degrees and a nighttime low dropping to 68, according to the National Weather Service.

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