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Bristow Band Nominated for D.C. Wammie Awards for Best Youth Musical Group-Artist.  

Danielle sings lead with SerreBrem with her brothers Andrew, Nicholas and Gavin playing instruments.
Flashback about a year ago, the Bristow family band, SerreBrem, was  featured on the cover  of Gainesville Haymarket Lifestyle Magazine's January 2023 edition.   …

VDOH Office of Vital Records Announces Top Baby Names of 2023

Virginia Department of Health’s Office of Vital Records Announces Top Baby Names of 2023, Other Interesting Virginia Birth Data

Tickets are Available to YFT's Heart2Heart Gala & Sweetheart Raffle

Heart2Heart Gala 2024

Mark your calendar for February 10th for Youth For Tomorrow’s Heart 2 Heart Gala and the Sweetheart Benefit Raffle Drawing!

Are the Grammys biased against hip-hop and rap? Here's what the numbers say.

Stacker dove into Grammy nominations, Billboard charts, and Spotify and Last.fm data to quantify the Recording Academy's predisposition to hip-hop.

Warrenton Artist Debuts 'A Gnome's Life' Monthly Intentions Journal

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Warrenton artist Sima Button debuts “A Gnome’s Life: Gnome Journeys by Month," a monthly intentions journal.

ARTFactory's Pied Piper Theatre Presents GUYS AND DOLLS

Manassas, VA : ARTfactory Pied Piper Theatre is proud to present the classic Guys and Dolls, a musical fable of Broadway. Directed by David Johnson and based on Damon Runyon’s famous stories of …

"Off the Wall" High School Art Exhibit & Competition

The ARTfactory is pleased to present the 20th Annual Off the Wall High School Art Exhibit & Competition. This year’s exhibition features 45 student artists with a total of 36 hanging works of art.

Fauquier Health Rehabilitation & Nursing Center Resident Makes Incredible Progress

Alonzo, Eric and Danielle celebrate a season of rehabilitation.

Warrenton, VA (December 15, 2023) – Willie Cloud has spent nearly the last 45 days at Fauquier Health Rehabilitation & Nursing Center (FHRNC). After undergoing two separate knee surgeries on her …

The Murderous Mansion of Mr. Uno - An Immersive Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

Join us as Rooftop Productions presents the Murderous Mansion of Mr. Uno by Don Zolidis. The mysterious Mr. Uno has invited six eccentric guests to his dark and stormy mansion. When Uno winds up dead (several times over) , and guests begin dying …

2023: The year of AI gift-giving and other holiday shopping trends

Flowcode analyzed holiday shopping forecasts from Salesforce and the National Retail Federation to identify a few major trends for 2023.

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What are the origins of Lent?
In late winter, many Christian denominations observe a 40-day period of fasting and prayer called Lent. This is in preparation for the spring celebration of Easter, a religious holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. …
What Nobody Tells You About Recovering from Breast Cancer
(BPT) - Pain. Fatigue. Scars. Depression. These are side effects we often hear about and associate with life-saving mastectomy surgeries. But did you know that total or partial chest numbness is a …
The presidential candidate raising the most from individual donations in each state
Stacker analyzed campaign finance data from the Federal Election Commission to see which presidential candidates raised the most money in 2023.
Police give more speeding tickets to Black, Hispanic, and AAPI rideshare drivers than white ones, data shows
Lyft digs into its own data on the frequency with which rideshare drivers are ticketed and discovered that Black, Hispanic, and AAPI drivers are not only being ticketed more, but paying more in fines as well.
The history of daylight saving time—and why some are advocating for its end
Stacker turned back the clock to investigate the history behind daylight saving time—and why some people argue it shouldn't exist anymore.
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'A bunch of dead robots': How freezing temps turned Tesla charging stations into EV graveyards

In the wake of several reports of electric vehicles not functioning or charging properly in cold weather, Way.com looks into what underlies Tesla's deep freeze trouble.

Marine Toys for Tots is Honored with Humanitarian Award

Marine Toys for Tots is Honored with Humanitarian Award

(NewsUSA) - Thanks to the ongoing support of the American public, the Marine Toys for Tots Program was honored to receive the esteemed Humanitarian Award at the 26th Annual CBS Family Film and TV …

Know as They Grow: How birth defects affect each stage of life

(Family Features) Birth defects, structural changes that affect one or more parts of the body, are the leading cause of infant mortality. To help improve the lives of people living with birth defects, consider this information.

5 tips to help your student thrive this year
(BPT) - Do you remember how challenging school could be? As a parent, it’s easy to forget that studying and homework aren’t always easy. Your child needs your support and guidance to help …
Recharge your routine with new snacks
(BPT) - Are you looking for options that can help you choose more wholesome, better-for-you snacks for you and your family to enjoy as you begin the new year?This can be a busy time for everyone, …
Cultivating Global Citizens: How a Global Curriculum Shapes Future Leaders
(BPT) - In today's interconnected world, the importance of fostering global awareness in young minds cannot be overstated. Experts, like Donna Whittaker, Vice President of Curriculum and Education at …
Don’t have health insurance coverage for an updated COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s how to get one for free
(BPT) - While COVID-19 activity is still below the levels seen last year at this time, COVID-19 hospitalizations are rising quickly. There is still time to get yourself and your loved ones …
Do you have chronic heart disease? You may be at risk for pneumococcal pneumonia
(BPT) - Love isn’t the only thing worth celebrating in February, it’s also important to celebrate our actual hearts.This month is American Heart Month — which is aimed at raising …
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Extreme Weather Prep

(Family Features) As one season gives way to another, fluctuating temperatures can lead to extreme weather that puts your personal safety and property at risk.

Handcrafted for the Holidays: Unique DIY gift ideas to celebrate the season

(Family Features) If spending hours scouring store shelves or browsing countless websites for the perfect gift for everyone on your list seems like a daunting task, opt for a more personalized approach: a handmade gift.

Social Goodness: How digital is helping public institutions drive impact

(Family Features) While companies that want to stay competitive in the private sector often rely on new technologies to boost productivity and drive efficiencies, public institutions.

Dating in Canada: The 3-date rule and 3 ideas for a budget-conscious good time

Money.ca digs into dating Canadian-style to reinforce the 3-date rule, along with three ideas for a budget-conscious good time.

An insider's guide to New York dining: Lyft rideshare data reveals where locals love to eat

Lyft uses its own rideshare data to help you identify the places to eat in New York City beloved by New Yorkers themselves.

Pregnant & Protected: The Importance of COVID-19 Vaccination for Those Who Are Pregnant

(BPT) - COVID-19 is still here this fall and presents a higher risk of severe illness and complications that can affect you and your developing baby. Severe illness can result in admission to an …

The Secret for the Look of Glowy, Revitalized Skin

(BPT) - In the quest for radiant-looking skin, we’re constantly on the hunt for the newest cream or silky serum, and trendy treatments don’t always deliver the results we hoped for.If …

5 Expert Tips to Help Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays

(BPT) - With the holiday season already underway, your schedule will soon be packed with festive get-togethers, cocktail parties and family gatherings. To help make the upcoming season a little more …

Accidental falls are a leading cause of injury or even fatality for seniors. Here's how to take preventative action.
Northwell Health partnered with Stacker to explore CDC data on fall injuries for seniors and how they can stay safe both in and out of the home.
Will grocery inflation cool in 2024? Here's what forecasts say
Will grocery store prices stop rising in 2024? FoodReady analyzed forecasting from the USDA to find out.
The history of the American phone book
Spokeo examined historical documents, news reports, and other sources to chronicle the fascinating history of the American phone book.
10 of the most anticipated video games of 2024
Stacker looked at news articles and industry reports from IGN, GameSpot, and more to find 10 of the most anticipated video games this year.
When is it legal to use AI to record online calls?
Text-to-speech transcription software is booming, but its use can be legally fraught. Verbit looked at data on the legality of recording calls.