Morning Notes

Wright Gate Reopening — Fort Myer’s Wright Gate, used by local bicyclists and pedestrians, will reopen on Monday. The gate, located at N. Meade Street and Marshall Drive, closed for repairs in March. Starting Monday, it will be open from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily. Henry Gate, at Arlington Blvd and Pershing Drive, will revert to its normal hours: 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

State Senate Race Could Get Interesting — Could a well-funded Republican candidate defeat a Democrat this fall in the race for Arlington’s newly-redrawn 31st state Senate district? Sun Gazette Editor Scott McCaffrey thinks so. [Sun Gazette]

Creepy Encounter on Orange Line — A woman says a man pressed up against her in an inappropriate manner on an Orange Line train between Court House and Ballston stations. [Unsuck DC Metro]

Reminder: Crystal City 5K Photo Contest — Snap a few photos at tonight’s Crystal City 5K race and submit them in our Flickr photo contest. See more contest details here.

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