Morning Notes

by ARLnow.com April 6, 2012 at 8:45 am 2,810 8 Comments

President Obama Screens Film for W-L Students — President Obama hosted a screening of the film “To Kill a Mockingbird” at the White House last night. The guest list included one of the original actors from the film — which is celebrating its 50th anniversary — and a group of Washington-Lee High School students. [UPI]

Two Candidates Announce for Englin Seat — Two Democrats have announced their intention to run for the House of Delegates seat of Del. David Englin (D). Englin announced this week that he no longer intends to seek reelection in 2013. He also admitted to having an affair. So far Alexandria City Council member Rob Krupicka and Arlington County School Board member James Lander have thrown their hat into the ring to replace Englin. [Sun Gazette]

Arlington Resident Indicted for CIA Leak — Former CIA officer and current Arlington resident John Kiriakou has been indicted for allegedly leaking classified information about the CIA’s waterboarding practices to journalists. Kiriakou faces one charge under the Intelligence Identities Protection Act and three charges under the Espionage Act. [WJLA]

Flickr pool photo by Mark C. White

  • Garden City

    Two thumbs up on the picture.

    • G Clifford Prout

      You can almost spot the shoplifters headed back home.

      • nunya

        git, yankees!

      • Stitch_Jones

        Ha! Funny because it is true.

      • South Awwwlington

        Perhaps if the shot was of the Douglas Bridge…

  • John Fontain

    The former CIA officer’s home in Lyon Park is currently for sale.

    Anybody want to buy a bugged house?

  • Frivolous

    “Back when no one was saying anything, back in 2007 when we were arguing about the validity of waterboarding, he was the only CIA official to say waterboarding was torture,” – On Kiriakou

  • great photo – thanks for it.


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