Tuesday Morning Rundown

Paddleboarding on Lake Anne/Credit: Jim Kirby

Red Cross Needs Blood — The American Reston Cross says there is a critical blood shortage in the D.C. area. The organization is urging eligible blood donors to give if they can. [WTOP]

Computers Offline At Reston Regional Library — There will be no computer service at Reston Regional Library through Friday as the computers are being upgraded. [Fairfax County Public Library]

Virginia’s Gay Marriage Ban Ruled Unconstitutional Again — A federal appeals court panel on Monday upheld a decision that said Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional. By a 2 to 1 vote, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit in Richmond said that the fundamental right to marry is guaranteed under the Constitution regardless of sexual orientation. This may pave the way for same-sex marriage to be recognized here. [Washington Post]

Solving Overcrowding in Fairfax Housing — The county seeks new ways to provide affordable housing and ease overcrowding in one of the nation’s most expensive housing markets. [Washington Post]

Photo: Paddleboarding on Lake Anne/Credit: Jim Kirby

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