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Most-read Arlington stories of the week: May 16-20

Demolition began on the former Jaleo building in Crystal City (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The weekend has arrived and, apparently, so have mid-summer temperatures.

Perhaps a little too early. Forecasters warn residents not to let the heat take them by surprise as temperatures could reach the mid-90s.

But there’s plenty to do, so if you’re venturing out, be sure to hydrate, wear sunscreen and rest in shaded areas.

Now, here are the most-read Arlington articles of the past week.

  1. Kenmore Middle School dismissal delayed due to possible security threat
  2. JINYA Ramen Bar opening this weekend and giving away free ramen in Ballston
  3. Four more local businesses coming to Amazon’s HQ2
  4. ACPD: Thieves break into 17 cars, steal three with keys inside
  5. Woman seriously injured after reportedly being pushed out of an SUV near Ballston
  6. Elderly woman armed with gun tased by police after firing at ‘known individual’
  7. ACPD: Drunk driver slams into 7-8 parked cars, garbage cans and a utility pole near Rosslyn
  8. Demolition begins on former Jaleo in Crystal City as redevelopment plan advances
  9. Car bursts into flames after crash near Pentagon City
  10. Police: Dozens of cars stolen or stripped of airbags over the past three weeks

Feel free to discuss these stories or anything else of local interest in the comments. Enjoy the weekend, Arlington!

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