Here are some of the share-worthy stories from DC and northern Virginia Patches to talk about tonight:
The City of Alexandria issued guidance after the second significant round of flash flooding in three months occurred Thursday, leading to concerns about indoor sewer backups, impassable roads, power outages and more. Residents also experienced flash flooding during storms on July 23.
Friday marked 19 years since the deadliest terror attack on American soil. On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist-hijacked passenger planes slammed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field near rural Shanksville, Pennsylvania. The era-defining tragedies took the lives of 2,977 people, including more than 400 first responders. Read more about the dozens of northern Virginia residents who died that day.
The Daily Meal published its list for the "101 Best Restaurants In America," and the online food and dining site included a total of seven restaurants from the District of Columbia and Virginia.
The Virginia House of Delegates passed a bill that would mandate paid quarantine leave for many of the state's workers during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation will head to the Senate for final approval and still requires the governor's signature if passed by both chambers.
Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. filed a lawsuit in federal district court today against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency accusing the agency of violating the Clean Water Act by failing to enforce Chesapeake Bay pollution reduction limits for upstream states Pennsylvania and New York.
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