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‘Outlet Challenge’ Starts Fire at Stonewall Jackson HS

‘Outlet Challenge’ Starts Fire at Stonewall Jackson HS

The Fire Marshal’s Office is encouraging everyone NOT to attempt the challenge. It is extremely dangerous.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Bill Giving State’s Electoral Votes to Popular Vote Winner Passes House

RICHMOND BEAT: Bill Giving State’s Electoral Votes to Popular Vote Winner Passes House

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — Legislation seeking to guarantee the presidency to candidates who earn the popular vote in national elections passes House and progresses to Senate.

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Prince William Schools Gives Mar. 3 Off for ‘Super Tuesday’ Primary

Prince William Schools Gives Mar. 3 Off for ‘Super Tuesday’ Primary

The Prince William County School Board has decided to make March 3, 2020, a student holiday and a virtual workday for most PWCS employees.

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Manassas City Educator Contracts Coronavirus in Asia

Manassas City Educator Contracts Coronavirus in Asia

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Athene Bell was traveling throughout Asia on a Diamond Princess cruise when the Coronavirus broke out on her ship.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Panel Kills Bill Allowing College Athletes to Profit from Endorsements

RICHMOND BEAT: Panel Kills Bill Allowing College Athletes to Profit from Endorsements

| February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — A House bill that was shelved this week would have made Virginia the second state to allow its college athletes to make money off of their names, images and likenesses.

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Winter is the Perfect Time to Get Crazy Beautiful

Winter is the Perfect Time to Get Crazy Beautiful

“Winter is an ideal time to focus on self care in general,” says Sara O’Brien, Licensed Esthetician and Owner of Crazy Beautiful Spa.

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VDOT: I-66 ‘Outside the Beltway’ Traffic Changes for Week of Feb. 9, 2020

VDOT: I-66 ‘Outside the Beltway’ Traffic Changes for Week of Feb. 9, 2020

Transform 66 Outside the Beltway Project construction continues throughout the corridor during daytime and overnight hours as weather conditions allow.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Hundreds of LGBTQ Advocates Lobby Lawmakers for Protections

RICHMOND BEAT: Hundreds of LGBTQ Advocates Lobby Lawmakers for Protections

| February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The day after hundreds lobbied lawmakers on behalf of LGBTQ rights during Equality Virginia’s Day of Action, two significant bills advanced in the General Assembly to further protections for the state’s LGBTQ residents.

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Police Arrest Bristow Man for Propositioning Minor for Sex Acts

Police Arrest Bristow Man for Propositioning Minor for Sex Acts

| February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

During their communication, the accused sent the victim inappropriate pictures via Snapchat on several occasions.

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UPDATED: Police Arrest Potomac MS Teacher for Assaulting Student

UPDATED: Police Arrest Potomac MS Teacher for Assaulting Student

The investigation revealed that a verbal altercation occurred between the teacher and the student over a confiscated cell phone.

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Prince William Schools’ Superintendent Proposes Generous FY 21 Budget

Prince William Schools’ Superintendent Proposes Generous FY 21 Budget

The priorities of the 2021 budget include educational equity, teacher pay, pre-K, CTE, mental health and capital improvements.

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Prince William Supervisors Affirm ‘Red4Ed,’ Prioritize Public Education

Prince William Supervisors Affirm ‘Red4Ed,’ Prioritize Public Education

| February 5, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The resolution affirms the supervisor’s commitment to prioritize education funding and formally requests that the state legislature and governor do the same when setting their budget.

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Electric School Buses Join PWCS Fleet

Electric School Buses Join PWCS Fleet

| February 3, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

Student transit on those familiar yellow buses is becoming a bit more green. Dominion Energy has partnered with local Virginia school districts to begin replacing diesel buses with 100 percent electric school buses in phases.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Bill Fails that Would Award Electoral Votes to Popular Vote Winner

RICHMOND BEAT: Bill Fails that Would Award Electoral Votes to Popular Vote Winner

| February 3, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — Legislation seeking to guarantee the presidency to candidates who earn the popular vote in national elections has again failed to advance in the General Assembly.

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Prince William County is for Lovers: Feb. 2020 Events

Prince William County is for Lovers: Feb. 2020 Events

Prince William, Virginia is definitely for Lover’s this February. From romantic events for you and your Valentine to African American Heritage events, there is a little something for everyone to LOVE this month.

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VDOT: Overnight Lane Closures I-66 at Route 123, Waples Mill Road

VDOT: Overnight Lane Closures I-66 at Route 123, Waples Mill Road

FAIRFAX – Demolition of the ramp from I-66 West to Route 123 (Chain Bridge Road) South, and partial demolition of the Waples Mill Road bridge over I-66 will continue during daytime and nighttime hours this week.

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Police Arrest Man for Assault of LEO at 2 Silos Brewing Co.

Police Arrest Man for Assault of LEO at 2 Silos Brewing Co.

| February 3, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The police arrived in response to the man’s disorderly conduct and refusal to leave the restaurant.

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Police Arrest Prince William Man for Abducting Baby, Trapping Mom in Trunk

Police Arrest Prince William Man for Abducting Baby, Trapping Mom in Trunk

| February 3, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The man allegedly took off with his his one-year-old child after trapping the mother in the trunk of his car.

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You’ll Fall in Love with Out of the Blue Crabs & Seafood

You’ll Fall in Love with Out of the Blue Crabs & Seafood

Watch the BIG GAME at Out of the Blue, or carryout, then enjoy a couple’s Valentine’s Day dinner anytime between Feb. 8 and 16!

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RICHMOND BEAT: Bill to Allow Assisted Suicide Sparks Discourse

RICHMOND BEAT: Bill to Allow Assisted Suicide Sparks Discourse

| January 30, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Opponents of assisted suicide held a press conference Wednesday to disavow legislation that would allow patients with terminal illnesses to request a life-ending substance from a physician. Supporters of the proposal say the choice to end one’s own life is a human right, while speakers at the event said allowing the practice would be unethical.

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Prince William Police Arrest Church Youth Group Leader for Sexual Assault of Minor

Prince William Police Arrest Church Youth Group Leader for Sexual Assault of Minor

Prince William Police arrested a Fairfax County Christian youth group leader for sexually assaulting a teenage member of his church at a Manassas location.

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SRO Arrests Student for Bomb Threat Made Towards Lake Ridge Middle School

SRO Arrests Student for Bomb Threat Made Towards Lake Ridge Middle School

The investigation revealed that a student made statements of potential violence towards the school while on the school bus.

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Peterson Companies Aquires ‘The Shops at Stonewall’ Wegman’s Anchored Center

Peterson Companies Aquires ‘The Shops at Stonewall’ Wegman’s Anchored Center

| January 29, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Peterson Companies announced today the acquisition of The Shops at Stonewall, a 322,000 square foot Wegman’s anchored shopping center in Gainesville, Virginia for $82.6 million.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Hundreds Rally for Education Reform at Virginia Capitol

RICHMOND BEAT: Hundreds Rally for Education Reform at Virginia Capitol

| January 28, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND, Va. — Bells chiming through Capitol Square were drowned out Monday as hundreds of education advocates dressed in red chanted for lawmakers to “fund our future.”

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GMU Lends Credence to News of Student with Unconfirmed Case of Coronavirus

GMU Lends Credence to News of Student with Unconfirmed Case of Coronavirus

There is one Northern Virginian being tested for the Coronavirus and he or she may be a George Mason University student.

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CDC Tests Clear 2 Virginians of Coronavirus

CDC Tests Clear 2 Virginians of Coronavirus

| January 27, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Test results for a Patient Under Investigation in the Northern Region of Virginia are expected to be received later this week.

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Police Arrest Bristow Man at Gamestop for Assault on Law Enforcement Officer

Police Arrest Bristow Man at Gamestop for Assault on Law Enforcement Officer

Prince William Police charged a Bristow man for an assault on a police officer, Thursday, at the Route 28/Nokesville Road Gamestop.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Bill Seeks to Ban Holding Cellphone While Driving in Virginia

RICHMOND BEAT: Bill Seeks to Ban Holding Cellphone While Driving in Virginia

| January 27, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND, Va. — Current law prohibits reading or typing messages on a personal communications device while driving. However, holding such a device is legal, except while driving in a work zone.

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Prince William Schools Presents Options for Adding Natural Light to Older High Schools

Prince William Schools Presents Options for Adding Natural Light to Older High Schools

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

The Prince William County School Board looked at options to bring more natural light into four of its older high schools at its Jan. 15 work session.

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PWCS Implements New Grade Point Average (GPA), Class Rank System

PWCS Implements New Grade Point Average (GPA), Class Rank System

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments | Education

With the end of the first semester on January 24, current sophomores are the first students whose grades will be computed under the new grade point average (GPA) and class rank calculations that became effective in the 2018-19 school year.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Senate votes for Election Day Holiday, No Excuse Absentee Voting

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Senate votes for Election Day Holiday, No Excuse Absentee Voting

| January 22, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia lawmakers have advanced Senate bills that make voting easier, including no excuse absentee voting and recognizing Election Day as a state holiday. Other legislation that would extend citizen access to voting has yet to clear committees.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Gun Rights Advocates Take Second Amendment Stand

| January 21, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND, Va. — Chants of “We will not comply,” and “USA, USA,” sounded through the blanket of security as thousands of armed Second Amendment supporters converged on Richmond to protest proposed gun control measures.

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St. Paul’s Haymarket to Hold Benefit Concert for Haymarket Regional Food Pantry

St. Paul’s Haymarket to Hold Benefit Concert for Haymarket Regional Food Pantry

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will present a choral concert, Sunday, Feb. 9, at 3 p.m., to benefit The Haymarket Food Pantry.

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Supervisor Lawson Issues Statement on Governor’s State of Emergency at Capitol Grounds

Supervisor Lawson Issues Statement on Governor’s State of Emergency at Capitol Grounds

“I am disappointed that our elected governor feels such contempt for the 2nd amendment that he sees fit to compromise the right entirely.” – Supervisor Jeanine Lawson

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RICHMOND BEAT: ERA Swifty Clears First Hurdle in General Assembly

RICHMOND BEAT: ERA Swifty Clears First Hurdle in General Assembly

RICHMOND, Va. — Resolutions to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment swiftly passed the General Assembly Wednesday. The House version passed 59-41 and the Senate bill cleared with a 28-12 vote.

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Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Capitol Square Demonstration

Gov. Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Capitol Square Demonstration

Law enforcement intelligence analysts have identified credible threats of violence surrounding the event, along with white nationalist rhetoric and plans by out-of-state militia groups to attend.

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Prince William Board Withdraws Gun Control Resolution

Prince William Board Withdraws Gun Control Resolution

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The controversial resolution recommended the Virginia General Assembly approve some forms of gun control and gun safety legislation.

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Police Investigate Another Armed Robbery on Sudley Road

Police Investigate Another Armed Robbery on Sudley Road

| January 15, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are requesting the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect who robbed Sally Beauty Supply store in the Sudley-Manassas area of Prince William, Tuesday.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Gun Rights Advocates Flood Capitol as Gun Control Bills Advance

RICHMOND BEAT: Gun Rights Advocates Flood Capitol as Gun Control Bills Advance

| January 14, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — The National Rifle Association and hundreds of Second Amendment supporters flocked Monday to the State Capitol, voicing their opposition to proposed gun control bills in the Democrat-controlled General Assembly.

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VDOT: Ramp from Rt 29N to I-66E in Centreville to Close

VDOT: Ramp from Rt 29N to I-66E in Centreville to Close

| January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

FAIRFAX – The left-turn lane and ramp from northbound Route 29 to I-66 East in Centreville will close for approximately four months beginning on or about Thursday night, Jan. 16.

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Police Seek Suspects in Armed Robberies at 2 Manassas Area 7-Eleven Stores

Police Seek Suspects in Armed Robberies at 2 Manassas Area 7-Eleven Stores

| January 13, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects in two 7-Eleven armed robberies that occurred in the early morning hours Sunday in Manassas.

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Gainesville Middle School Admin Arrested for Theft

Gainesville Middle School Admin Arrested for Theft

| January 10, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Gainesville Middle School announced Friday that Todd Yoho was placed on leave.

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Police Arrest Man for Indecent Exposure Along Bristow Trail

Police Arrest Man for Indecent Exposure Along Bristow Trail

The incident reportedly occurred in the wooded walking paths at the end of Hunting Cove Place in Bristow.

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Prince William Supervisors Postpone Vote on Gun Safety Resolution

Prince William Supervisors Postpone Vote on Gun Safety Resolution

| January 8, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Before the next vote, the supervisors will further investigate the issue, talk with more constituents and may amend the resolution.

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Girls Missing from Youth For Tomorrow Have Been Located

Girls Missing from Youth For Tomorrow Have Been Located

| January 8, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Ahmeri Renee Robinson, a.k.a. “Rocky” and Njemila Johnson a.k.a.“Mimi”, who were reported as missing and endangered on December 30, were both located and are safe.

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Prince William’s New Chairwoman Delivers 2020 State of County Remarks

Prince William’s New Chairwoman Delivers 2020 State of County Remarks

| January 7, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

“Over the past 20 years, we have experienced dramatic growth. Our population increased from 280,000 people in the year 2000 to more than 468,000 people today….”

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Prince William County Announces Local Road Closures

Prince William County Announces Local Road Closures

| January 7, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County announces road closures on the western end of the county.

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Winter is the Perfect Time to Get ‘Crazy Beautiful’

Winter is the Perfect Time to Get ‘Crazy Beautiful’

| January 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Crazy Beautiful Spa in Old Town Manassas offers personalized spa treatments with a licensed esthetician and massage therapist.

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Prince William Board to Vote on Gun Control Resolution

Prince William Board to Vote on Gun Control Resolution

| January 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman At-large-Elect Ann Wheeler (D) has proposed a resolution that urges the Virginia General Assembly to address gun violence while affirming Prince William will remain a Constitutional County.

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Police Request Continued Assistance to Locate Missing Catharpin Teen

Police Request Continued Assistance to Locate Missing Catharpin Teen

| January 6, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department continues to ask for assistance regarding the whereabouts of Ada Hernandez-Pineda.

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