Archive for February, 2012
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.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
Supporting their latest album Elevate, the band Big Time Rush will bring their “Big Time Summer Tour” to Bristow, Aug 19.
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 [...]
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.