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Shaw Announces Candidacy for House of Delegates; Withdraws from County Supervisor Race

Shaw Announces Candidacy for House of Delegates; Withdraws from County Supervisor Race

Democrat Don Shaw declared his candidacy Tuesday for the 13th House of Delegates District seat, which voters will decide in November 2015.

Car Overturns in Bristow; No One Seriously Injured

Car Overturns in Bristow; No One Seriously Injured

A car overturned on Braided Stream near Rollins Ford Road in Bristow just before 1 p.m., Monday. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured.

Education

LIVE & LEARN: Why We Teach

LIVE & LEARN: Why We Teach

Ms. O’KC explains how teaching to the student trumps teaching to the test.

Continual Assessment Replaces Single Research Paper as Graduation Requirement

Continual Assessment Replaces Single Research Paper as Graduation Requirement

Recently, Prince William County Schools decided to eliminate a single research paper as a graduation requirement, and to instead emphasize development of writing skills across multiple genres.

Arts & Entertainment

Drummer Brian Tichy Appreciates his ‘Badass’ Career

Drummer Brian Tichy Appreciates his ‘Badass’ Career

Brian Tichy, new drummer for the Dead Daisies who will open for Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd Saturday at Jiffy Lube Live, has extensive experience performing with other bands, but he loves his new gig.

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

I set my clock for “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” today and the result was alarming. They are not monkeying around this time.

Business

BOCS Approves Balls Ford/Wellington Road Sheetz

BOCS Approves Balls Ford/Wellington Road Sheetz

The Prince William County Board of County Supervisors unanimously approved a zoning change and a special use permit for the property located on the southeast corner of Balls Ford Road and Wellington Road, which will pave the way for Sheetz gas station/convenience store to be constructed.

25 Prince William County Small Businesses Endorse Jacobs for Supervisor

25 Prince William County Small Businesses Endorse Jacobs for Supervisor

Scott Jacobs announced that he has received endorsements from 25 locally-owned small businesses.

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LIVE & LEARN: Why We Teach

LIVE & LEARN: Why We Teach

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Ms. O’KC explains how teaching to the student trumps teaching to the test.

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Braemar Blasters Swim for Division Title

Braemar Blasters Swim for Division Title

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments | Community

This season, the Braemar Blasters are the only undefeated team in the league, and many are saying they have a real shot at becoming league champions.

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Reigning Champions Sudley Seahorses Defend Title

Reigning Champions Sudley Seahorses Defend Title

Coach Dennis Miller of the Sudley Seahorses Swim Team talks about defending their 15-year title as champions of the Prince William Swim League.

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Shaw Announces Candidacy for House of Delegates; Withdraws from County Supervisor Race

Shaw Announces Candidacy for House of Delegates; Withdraws from County Supervisor Race

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Democrat Don Shaw declared his candidacy Tuesday for the 13th House of Delegates District seat, which voters will decide in November 2015.

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Restaurant Inspections: Pho Ha Linh Vietnamese Noodles & Grill Cited for 10 Health Code Violations

Restaurant Inspections: Pho Ha Linh Vietnamese Noodles & Grill Cited for 10 Health Code Violations

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments | Thought for Food

The Prince William Health District cited Pho Ha Linh Vietnamese Noodles & Grill for 10 violations ranging from sanitary issues to the improper storage of food.

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Car Overturns in Bristow; No One Seriously Injured

Car Overturns in Bristow; No One Seriously Injured

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

A car overturned on Braided Stream near Rollins Ford Road in Bristow just before 1 p.m., Monday. Fortunately, no one was seriously injured.

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UPDATED: Nine Bristow Townhomes Damaged by Sunday Fire

UPDATED: Nine Bristow Townhomes Damaged by Sunday Fire

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

A total of nine townhouses were damaged, with four sustaining structural damage, from the July 20 fire on Dawkins Crest Circle in Bristow, Department of Fire & Rescue Communications Specialist Kim Y. Hylander announced Monday.

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Despite Taunts, Threats Resident Show Support for Youth for Tomorrow

Despite Taunts, Threats Resident Show Support for Youth for Tomorrow

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

One resident wanted to publicly protest against the backlash of Youth for Tomorrow’s participation in the Unaccompanied Minor Program; however, after several threats, she became concerned for her safety.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: When the Kids are Away, Does Mom Remember How to Work or Play?

BUSY IN BRISTOW: When the Kids are Away, Does Mom Remember How to Work or Play?

When kids are away at camp or visiting relatives, does mom remember how to be alone?

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ASK THE CANDIDATES: Housing illegal immigrants in Prince William County

ASK THE CANDIDATES: Housing illegal immigrants in Prince William County

| July 20, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

In this week’s Ask the Candidates, two declared candidates for Brentsville District Supervisor discuss the controversial topic of housing illegal immigrants in Prince William County.

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Another Homeowner’s Garage Burglarized in Bristow

Another Homeowner’s Garage Burglarized in Bristow

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William officers responded to a residence located in the 12100 block of Formby Street in Bristow to investigate a burglary.

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Bob & Audrey Meisner Talk Forgiveness, Whole Marriage at Chapel Springs

Bob & Audrey Meisner Talk Forgiveness, Whole Marriage at Chapel Springs

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | Community

Authors and speakers Bob and Audrey Meisner moved churchgoers at Chapel Springs with the story of how their marriage survived and thrived after the birth of their son, who was conceived out of infidelity.

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Lawson Releases Fundraising Numbers

Lawson Releases Fundraising Numbers

| July 18, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Jeanine Lawson (R), candidate for Brentsville District Supervisor, announced the campaign’s mid year fundraising numbers for the June 30th reporting period.

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Governor Announces I-66 Express Lanes, Rapid Bus Service, Park-and-Ride Network

Governor Announces I-66 Express Lanes, Rapid Bus Service, Park-and-Ride Network

| July 18, 2014 | 1 Comment | News

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday a $2-3 billion initiative to transform congested Interstate 66 into “a multi-modal facility” that will feature express lanes, rapid bus service and a park-and-ride network from the Capital Beltway to Haymarket.

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Youth for Tomorrow Hires Off-Duty Police to Guard Entrance

Youth for Tomorrow Hires Off-Duty Police to Guard Entrance

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Following the controversy over Youth For Tomorrow’s Unaccompanied Minor Program, the Bristow facility that houses at-risk youth has posted off-duty police officers at it’s Linton Hall Road entrance as a precaution.

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Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases Prevalent in Region

Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases Prevalent in Region

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Community

Experts say Lyme and other tick-borne illnesses are on the rise in Virginia, and Nokesville residents say it has affected their community.

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Drummer Brian Tichy Appreciates his ‘Badass’ Career

Drummer Brian Tichy Appreciates his ‘Badass’ Career

Brian Tichy, new drummer for the Dead Daisies who will open for Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd Saturday at Jiffy Lube Live, has extensive experience performing with other bands, but he loves his new gig.

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BOCS Approves Balls Ford/Wellington Road Sheetz

BOCS Approves Balls Ford/Wellington Road Sheetz

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

The Prince William County Board of County Supervisors unanimously approved a zoning change and a special use permit for the property located on the southeast corner of Balls Ford Road and Wellington Road, which will pave the way for Sheetz gas station/convenience store to be constructed.

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Motorists Help Remove Tree from Vint Hill Road

Motorists Help Remove Tree from Vint Hill Road

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Community

Helping to move along traffic, motorists band together to remove tree blocking road.

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BOCS Seeks Answers from Feds about Housing of Illegal Alien Children in County

BOCS Seeks Answers from Feds about Housing of Illegal Alien Children in County

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors directed the County Executive to question the Federal Government, especially the Department of Health and Human Services, regarding the housing of illegal alien children in the county.

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm, Flood Watch for Tuesday

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm, Flood Watch for Tuesday

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9 p.m. and a Flash Flood Watch until 10 p.m. Tuesday for the region.

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County Puts Distance Between Itself and Youth Illegal Immigrant Program

County Puts Distance Between Itself and Youth Illegal Immigrant Program

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

There are unaccompanied illegal immigrant children in Bristow, and Prince William County officials say they’re not paying for them.

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WEATHER BEAT: More Storms Tuesday; Cooler Temps Arrive Wednesday

WEATHER BEAT: More Storms Tuesday; Cooler Temps Arrive Wednesday

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | Weather

Welcome to mid-July everybody! This is statistically the hottest week of the year; however, come Wednesday it will be feeling more like early September around here.

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Bicycles Stolen from Bristow Home

Bicycles Stolen from Bristow Home

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police responded the 9700 block of Lennice Way in Bristow to investigate a residential burglary.

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VIDEO: Fast-Moving Thunderstorm Causes Damage in Bristow

VIDEO: Fast-Moving Thunderstorm Causes Damage in Bristow

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

A quick, energetic thunderstorm swept through Bristow bringing high winds, torrential downpours and plenty of property damage.

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PW Pushes Feds Again for Info on Arrested Illegal Immigrants

PW Pushes Feds Again for Info on Arrested Illegal Immigrants

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

Elected officials in Prince William decided to take another crack at getting information from the Federal Government about the status of illegal aliens arrested in the county.

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NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8 P.M.; Tornado Possible

NWS Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 8 P.M.; Tornado Possible

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 p.m. ahead of a line of storms that will develop this afternoon and evening in the region.

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Completed Rollins Ford Road Project Opens to Public Tuesday

Completed Rollins Ford Road Project Opens to Public Tuesday

| July 14, 2014 | 1 Comment | News

Prince William County Communications Director Jason Grant announced that the completed Rollins Ford Road Project will open to residents Tuesday.

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

I set my clock for “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” today and the result was alarming. They are not monkeying around this time.

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BUSY IN BRISTOW: Getting DILiberate this Summer

BUSY IN BRISTOW: Getting DILiberate this Summer

Despite the sun and the pool, Kathy contemplates how summer can also be a time to decide to live a more deliberate life.

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