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Most-read Arlington stories of the week: Sept. 19-23

Smoke from western wildfires turns the setting sun red near the U.S. Air Force Memorial (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The week started as summer and is ending, unmistakably, as fall.

On the plus side, we have a stretch of crisp, sunny days ahead, with the exception of some rain on Sunday.

While you ponder the majesty of nature and the changing of the seasons, here are the most-read ARLnow articles of the past five days:

  1. False ‘shooter’ call at W-L prompts large emergency response, one of multiple hoaxes around Va.
  2. How a local scouting troop got saddled with $3K in personal property taxes
  3. Early morning wrong-way wreck on I-66 in Arlington seriously injures three
  4. County Board praises civil, if loud, discussion of Missing Middle and the Arlington Way
  5. Crash closes N. Glebe Road in Ballston area, knocks out power
  6. Pets, park, pedestrians present problems for planned apartment towers in Crystal City
  7. Should Arlington County change its form of government?
  8. Police investigating attempted carjacking near the Pentagon
  9. Family believes missing man might be seen in video of alleged carjacking attempt
  10. Poppyseed Rye revamps menu, adds former Le Diplomate chef
  11. A virtual indoor golf facility aims to go full swing on Columbia Pike later this fall
  12. Clarendon Day and other local events are back this weekend, which means road closures

Feel free to discuss these stories or anything else of local interest in the comments. Have a great weekend, Arlington — hope you enjoy Clarendon Day, Valley Fest, or any other local events you might be attending!

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