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PW Humane Society Hosts My Furry Valentine Pet Adoption

PW Humane Society Hosts My Furry Valentine Pet Adoption

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments | Community

Valentine’s Day is Thursday, which means it’s time for some matchmaking at the 6th annual “My Furry Valentine” pet adoption event.

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Anita Sadlack’s State Farm Agency Celebrates 5 Years Serving Gainesville Community

Anita Sadlack’s State Farm Agency Celebrates 5 Years Serving Gainesville Community

| February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

State Farm recognized her Gainesville office as the number one agency for small business in the state of Virginia, among other State Farm awards.

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UPDATED: Missing Woodbridge Girl Found

UPDATED: Missing Woodbridge Girl Found

| February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Mom enlists community to search for teen daughter missing out of Woodbridge, Aubrey Russel.

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Judge Sentences Man in Prince William Arson Double Homicide Case

Judge Sentences Man in Prince William Arson Double Homicide Case

| February 13, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The sentencing phase of the arson and double homicide on Lomond Drive in Manassas from 2016 concluded, Feb. 7, 2019.

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Additional Arrest Made in 2017 Murder of Miguel Ruiz Carrillo

Additional Arrest Made in 2017 Murder of Miguel Ruiz Carrillo

| February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Two more male adult teenagers are being charged with murder in the first degree for their alleged role in the death of 18-year-old Miguel Angel Ruiz Carrillo of Alexandria whose body was discovered in Nokesville in August.

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UPDATED: Fire Marshal Arrests Local Man for Arson in Manassas, Bristow

UPDATED: Fire Marshal Arrests Local Man for Arson in Manassas, Bristow

| February 12, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William Fire Marshal’s office in conjunction with other agencies arrested a Woodbridge man, last week, for arson of both a Manassas and Bristow property.

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Former Supervisor Mike May to Run for Commonwealth Attorney

Former Supervisor Mike May to Run for Commonwealth Attorney

| February 11, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Former Occoquan District Supervisor Mike May announced Friday that he will seek the Republican nomination for this year’s election to the office of Prince William County Commonwealth’s Attorney.

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CNS: Lawmakers Press to Eliminate Job Discrimination Against Former Felons

CNS: Lawmakers Press to Eliminate Job Discrimination Against Former Felons

| February 11, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Former felons could have more success securing employment under bipartisan legislation introduced Thursday that would bar federal employers from asking requests for applicants’ criminal histories before conditional job offers.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Calls for Lt. Gov. Fairfax to Resign Swell with Second Accuser

RICHMOND BEAT: Calls for Lt. Gov. Fairfax to Resign Swell with Second Accuser

| February 11, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Democratic leaders called on Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax to resign after a second woman stepped forward Friday and accused him of sexual assault

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing Happy Hour Ads

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia Lawmakers Pass Bill Allowing Happy Hour Ads

| February 11, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia bar patrons might soon see a slew of new advertisements from their favorite hangouts — ads that include prices for happy hour specials.

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Police Identify Student Suspected of Threatening Manassas Schools

Police Identify Student Suspected of Threatening Manassas Schools

| February 11, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives with the Manassas City Police Department have identified the juvenile who posted threats against Manassas area schools on Feb. 8.

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UPDATED: Missing Gainesville Man Located in Alaska

UPDATED: Missing Gainesville Man Located in Alaska

| February 11, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Eli Joseph Blahut, who was reported as missing and endangered on Jan. 31, has been located.

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NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory; Threat May Continue into Tuesday

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory; Threat May Continue into Tuesday

| February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from noon to 10 p.m. Tuesday.

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Superintendent Proposes 4.8% Raise for PWCS Staff

Superintendent Proposes 4.8% Raise for PWCS Staff

| February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

Dr. Steve Walts, Superintendent of Schools, shared his proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 20 Budget during a School Board meeting on February 6.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Lt. Gov. Fairfax’s Accuser Says, ‘I Am Telling the Truth’

RICHMOND BEAT: Lt. Gov. Fairfax’s Accuser Says, ‘I Am Telling the Truth’

| February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Vanessa Tyson, the woman who accused Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexually assaulting her in a hotel room in 2004 has come forward, and she’s released a statement outlining her allegations against Fairfax.

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Ebert Will Not Seek Reelection as Prince William’s Commonwealth Attorney

Ebert Will Not Seek Reelection as Prince William’s Commonwealth Attorney

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Paul Ebert, Virginia’s longest-serving Commonwealth’s Attorney with more than 50 years of service, recently announced that he will not seek reelection in 2019.

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Police Arrest Gainesville Man for Child Porn

Police Arrest Gainesville Man for Child Porn

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Police arrested a Gainesville man, Tuesday, who was suspected of downloading child pornography.

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Prince William Supervisor John Jenkins Dies After Long Illness

Prince William Supervisor John Jenkins Dies After Long Illness

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

After a long illness and courageous battle, Neabsco District Supervisor John D. Jenkins passed away on February 6, 2019.

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Police Investigate Burglary at Gainesville Church

Police Investigate Burglary at Gainesville Church

| February 7, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police report that four teens broke into Northern Virginia Baptist church, last Thursday.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia AG Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in ’80s

RICHMOND BEAT: Virginia AG Apologizes for Wearing Blackface in ’80s

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Following Gov. Ralph Northam’s admission that he darkened his skin for a Michael Jackson contest in 1984, Attorney General Mark Herring acknowledged Wednesday that he once wore blackface to a college party nearly 40 years ago.

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Marine Corp. Quantico Announces ‘Sounds of Freedom’

Marine Corp. Quantico Announces ‘Sounds of Freedom’

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Residents in the vicinity of Marine Corps Base Quantico may be inconvenienced by an increase in sounds, vibrations, and/or illuminations due to the live fire and demolition training this week.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Gen. Assembly Bans Holding Cell Phones While Driving

RICHMOND BEAT: Gen. Assembly Bans Holding Cell Phones While Driving

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Senate and House of Delegates on Tuesday each passed bills prohibiting motorists from touching their cell phones while driving.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day for 2 at Out of the Blue

Celebrate Valentine’s Day for 2 at Out of the Blue

| February 5, 2019 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Out of the Blue is offering their “Dinner for Two” special Valentine’s menu from Feb. 8-17, giving everyone ample time to celebrate.

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Passion, Commitment Key in Healthcare Says Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center

Passion, Commitment Key in Healthcare Says Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center

| February 3, 2019 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Meet the women behind Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Care.

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Gov. Northam Won’t Resign; Said He Did Not Appear in Racist Photo

Gov. Northam Won’t Resign; Said He Did Not Appear in Racist Photo

| February 2, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Gov. Ralph Northam-D of Virginia says he will not be resigning his post, and stated that he was neither the person in the KKK mask nor the person in blackface pictured in his 1984 medical school yearbook. He said it was “clearly racist and offensive” and he would not excuse the content of the photo. […]

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Many Dems Call for Gov. Northam’s Resignation

Many Dems Call for Gov. Northam’s Resignation

| February 2, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Many are calling upon Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam- D to resign, including those of his own party, after a racist photo from his yearbook surfaced on Friday.

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Schools Change Operating Statuses for Friday; NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory

Schools Change Operating Statuses for Friday; NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory until 3 p.m. Friday for the Washington and Baltimore Metropolitan areas.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Republicans, Democrats Clash Over ‘Disturbing’ Abortion Bill

RICHMOND BEAT: Republicans, Democrats Clash Over ‘Disturbing’ Abortion Bill

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia Republicans voiced outrage Thursday to a failed proposal by Democrats that would have expanded abortion rights — even moments before birth — as one GOP legislator shed tears and another called the proposal “extremely disturbing.”

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Police Announce Missing Endangered Gainesville Man

Police Announce Missing Endangered Gainesville Man

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing and endangered adult, Eli Joseph Blahut.

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Senior Living Search with Maureen Washburn Helps Families Navigate the Next Steps

Senior Living Search with Maureen Washburn Helps Families Navigate the Next Steps

| January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

Maureen Washburn has nearly a decade of experience in the senior living industry including Home Healthcare, Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care in communities in Virginia.

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NWS Issues Wind Advisory; Sub-Zero Wind Chills Wednesday, Thursday

NWS Issues Wind Advisory; Sub-Zero Wind Chills Wednesday, Thursday

| January 30, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Following Tuesday’s snow, The National Weather Service is forecasting 25-35 mph wind, with the potential of 50 mph gusts from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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Bristow Woman Delivers Food to Air Traffic Control Workers

Bristow Woman Delivers Food to Air Traffic Control Workers

| January 29, 2019 | 0 Comments | Community

When Bristow woman Catherine O’Connor learned how the partial government shutdown was affecting government employees she wanted to do something to help.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Amid Protest, Legislators Announce 5% Pay Raise for Teachers

RICHMOND BEAT: Amid Protest, Legislators Announce 5% Pay Raise for Teachers

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

RICHMOND — As hundreds of teachers and supporters from around the state marched to the Virginia Capitol to call for higher salaries and more funding for public schools, legislative leaders announced Monday that they would include a 5 percent pay raise for teachers in the state budget.

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RICHMOND BEAT: State Lawmakers Reject Legislation to Protect Student Journalists

RICHMOND BEAT: State Lawmakers Reject Legislation to Protect Student Journalists

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — A legislative panel rejected a bill protecting student journalists from administrative censorship on a 3-3 vote Monday.

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NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Tuesday Afternoon

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory for Tuesday Afternoon

| January 28, 2019 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory from noon to 10 p.m. Tuesday.

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OmniRide Breaks Ground on Western Prince William Facility

OmniRide Breaks Ground on Western Prince William Facility

| January 25, 2019 | 0 Comments | Community

New and expanded mobility services are one step closer to reality in western Prince William County following Wednesdays groundbreaking for a new $49.8 million OmniRide facility in Manassas.

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RICHMOND BEAT:  Senate Kills Bill to Raise Minimum Wage in Party-Line Vote

RICHMOND BEAT: Senate Kills Bill to Raise Minimum Wage in Party-Line Vote

| January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — A Senate bill that would have raised Virginia’s minimum wage is dead — much to the dismay of more than two dozen advocates who braved the cold to rally for the bill Monday morning.

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Police Report Suspicious Person Incidents Unrelated

Police Report Suspicious Person Incidents Unrelated

| January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Following an investigation, Prince William County Police have determined that two reports of suspicious person Jan. 2 in the area of Nokesville Road in Manassas were not related.

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Local Nonprofits, Businesses Officer Food Assistance to Furloughed Workers

Local Nonprofits, Businesses Officer Food Assistance to Furloughed Workers

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments | Community

Here is some information on what businesses and nonprofits are offering assistance to local families affected by the partial government shutdown this week.

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UPDATE: Teen, Formerly of Bristow, Has Been Found Safe

UPDATE: Teen, Formerly of Bristow, Has Been Found Safe

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Amanda Oppedisano, 17, Burke, Virginia, has been found safe.

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UPDATE: Nokesville Man Charged in Fatal Bristow Road Crash

UPDATE: Nokesville Man Charged in Fatal Bristow Road Crash

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Nicklaus Tyler Holbrook, 19, of Nokesville with reckless driving, underage possession of alcohol, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle following the Dec. 23 crash that claimed the life of a 24-year-old Manassas man.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Voting Along Party Lines, House Subcommittee Kills ERA

RICHMOND BEAT: Voting Along Party Lines, House Subcommittee Kills ERA

| January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

RICHMOND — A House of Delegates subcommittee killed four bills to ratify the federal Equal Rights Amendment on a 4-2 party-line vote Tuesday amid verbal conflicts between the chairwoman and members of the audience.

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Warrenton Man Arrested for Strangulation in Gainesville

Warrenton Man Arrested for Strangulation in Gainesville

| January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Jonas Isaiah Hume, 41, of Warrenton with strangulation following a Jan. 18 incident at a residence in the 7000 block of Manahoac Place in Gainesville.

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Family Medical Practice, Dominion Internal Medicine, Expands to Serve More Patients

Family Medical Practice, Dominion Internal Medicine, Expands to Serve More Patients

| January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Lisa Springer has practiced medicine in Fauquier since 1988. She recently joined a local primary care, Dominion Internal Medicine.

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Shawn Brann Announces Campaign for Brentsville School Board Rep

Shawn Brann Announces Campaign for Brentsville School Board Rep

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

Today, Shawn L. Brann proudly announces his candidacy for the 2019 elections for the Prince William County Public Schools (PWCS) School Board in the Brentsville District.

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Light Snow Could Hamper Evening Commute

Light Snow Could Hamper Evening Commute

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather advisory warning residents of evening precipitation that could impact commuters Thursday evening.

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Trenum Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection for Brentsville School Board Representative

Trenum Announces He Won’t Seek Reelection for Brentsville School Board Representative

| January 17, 2019 | 0 Comments | Education

Gil Trenum, Brentsville District representative on the Prince William County School Board has announced he will not be running for reelection in November.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Senate Panel Kills Bill Designating Election Day as Holiday

RICHMOND BEAT: Senate Panel Kills Bill Designating Election Day as Holiday

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

— A bill to designate Election Day as a state holiday in Virginia is dead for this legislative session. On a 5-7 vote Monday, the Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology defeated SB 1291, which also would have removed Lee-Jackson Day as a state holiday so that the number of holidays would stay the same.

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RICHMOND BEAT: Immigrant Advocates Bash Sen. Black’s Bill Blocking ‘Sanctuary Cities’

RICHMOND BEAT: Immigrant Advocates Bash Sen. Black’s Bill Blocking ‘Sanctuary Cities’

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Immigrant rights groups were outraged after a Senate committee advanced a bill to prohibit localities from inhibiting federal enforcement of immigration laws.

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VDOT: Railroad Crossing Closures in Manassas Begin Wednesday

VDOT: Railroad Crossing Closures in Manassas Begin Wednesday

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments | News

Traffic will be detoured around three Norfolk Southern Railroad crossings in Manassas on Jan. 16, 17 and 18.

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