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Monday Morning Notes

Public Can Vote to Name National Zoo’s Giant Panda Cub — “The Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute is asking the public to help name the male giant panda cub, now 9.2 pounds of adorable, at the David M. Rubenstein Family Giant Panda Habitat.” [Smithsonian’s National Zoo]

Fairfax Circuit Court Judge Rules Cash Bond Unconstitutional — “The opinion is not binding and only speaks to the facts of the case in which it was issued, but could be read as a message to lower court judges in Fairfax to reconsider how and when they use bonds.” [Inside Nova/Virginia Mercury]

I-66 Overnight Lane Closures to Continue through Nov. 19 — “Overnight lane closures on I-66 East and West approaching Gallows Road are scheduled to continue next week during the overnight hours Monday, November 16, through Thursday, November 19, for overhead bridge work at the new Gallows Road Bridge over I-66. Work is part of the Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project.” [VDOT]

Vehicle Crash Closes Hunter Mill near Lawyers in Vienna on Nov. 14 — “Two people were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.” [Fairfax County Police Department/Twitter]

GDIT Sells Falls Church Headquarters for $90 Million — “The building is 100% leased ‘on a long-term basis,’ serving as the global headquarters of GDIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reston-based federal contracting mammoth General Dynamics Corp.” [Washington Business Journal]

Image via Smithsonian National Zoo

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