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Archive for February, 2012

Senate Postpones Marshall’s ‘Personhood’ Bill until Next Year

Senate Postpones Marshall’s ‘Personhood’ Bill until Next Year

The General Assembly has decided to postpone until next year consideration of a bill that would grant personhood rights to a human embryo from the moment of conception.

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Home Alone: When Is It Safe for Your Child?

Home Alone: When Is It Safe for Your Child?

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments | Community, Health & Wellness, News

Frances H. Herron, LPC In today’s society, many parents have to work long hours and are often away from home.  Their responsibilities as parents continue, however, and they may be looking for guidelines as to when to allow their children to be at home alone until the parents’ return.  Local jurisdictions have recommendations for how [...]

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McDonnell Removes Limits on Monthy Handgun Purchases

McDonnell Removes Limits on Monthy Handgun Purchases

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments | News

With the stroke of his pen Tuesday, Gov. Bob McDonnell removed the limit on how many handguns Virginians can buy each month.

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Virginia Board of Education to Submit NCLB Waiver Application

Virginia Board of Education to Submit NCLB Waiver Application

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Board of Education will apply for a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education, citing inaccuracies in the way successful and improving Virginia schools are misidentified as failing under the provisions of the Federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law.

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Hylton Performing Arts Center Hosts PWCS Student Art Exhibit

Hylton Performing Arts Center Hosts PWCS Student Art Exhibit

| February 29, 2012 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

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CinemaFunk: The Woman in Black

CinemaFunk: The Woman in Black

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments | Cinema Funk

The UK Hammer Films once dominated the horror film genre before a nearly thirty-year slump. The Woman in Black is not the first film in the studio’s revival, but it is certainly their best effort so far. Adapted from a 1983 novel of the same name, the film does not entirely rely on story or [...]

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Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush Performing at Jiffy Lube Live

Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush Performing at Jiffy Lube Live

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments | Arts & Entertainment

Supporting their latest album Elevate, the band Big Time Rush will bring their “Big Time Summer Tour” to Bristow, Aug 19.

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Bull Run Networking Group Supports Local Businesses

Bull Run Networking Group Supports Local Businesses

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments | Bristow Biz

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Thought for Food: Daddy Bill’s Birthday Stew

Jean Janssen, founder of Smart Markets, suggests the following recipes using farmer market products. Last night we celebrated my husband’s birthday with “a home-cooked meal,” which was my husband’s wish, and how we celebrate just about every event in our household. We don’t don’t go out to dinner very often, which is fine with me because [...]

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Panel Blocks Bill to Ask Legal Status of Arrestees

Panel Blocks Bill to Ask Legal Status of Arrestees

| February 26, 2012 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County officials are upset that a Senate committee has killed Delegate Richard Anderson’s bill requiring police to ask arrestees whether they are legal U.S. residents.

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