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Morning Notes

by ARLnow.com October 29, 2010 at 7:54 am 2,747 5 Comments

Arlington Neighborhoods Host Marathon Events — A number of events are planning in Arlington in connection with Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon. Among them: Crystal City will be hosting a family-friendly race viewing festival, complete with music, face painting, a moon bounce and carnival-like food. After the race, Rosslyn will host the official MCM Finish Festival. Live music, food, a beer garden and a “recovery area” with free massages.

Dan Kain Trophies Closing Up Shop — Today is the last day for an Arlington original. Dan Kain Trophies (2207 North Pershing Drive) is packing up and moving to Merrifield, where the rent is considerably cheaper. The store is trying to sell its remaining trophy inventory, and they’re willing to make a deal for anybody who walks in before close of business today. More from TBD.

Arlington Man Sentenced for Threats — A 27-year-old Arlington man was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for threatening to torture and kill his ex-girlfriend and her family. The man, Kyle McDonald, made the threatening phone calls while serving time in the Arlington County jail for stalking and violating a protection order. The phone calls were recorded by jail officials. More from the Washington Examiner.

Flickr pool photo by Chris Rief

  • LP

    Wow, how dumb can you get? Making threatening calls while in jail, that’s gotta be a new low.

    • YTK

      Hmmm. I thought they were only allowed one call…….

      • LP

        Initially, yes. But if you are serving time in jail you get an allotted amount of time/calls for the period you’re in jail.

        • TGEoA

          Can you hear me now?

  • el fat kid

    hopefully they’re doing more than just throwing him in a cell for another 2.5 years…. the guy sounds like he needs serious help.

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