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55 min ago | The Washington Post

Fairfax approves funds for full-day Mondays at elementary schools

Ending a 40-year practice of half-day Mondays, the Fairfax County school board voted Thursday to fund an effort to extend Monday classes for elementary schools, adding an extra 75 hours of instruction for students in kindergarten through sixth grade.

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Related Topix: Fairfax County, VA, Springfield, VA, Arlington County, VA, Education

8 hrs ago | Potomac Local

Don Shaw to Run for Virginia House of Delegates

Don Shaw announced his candidacy for the 13th House of Delegates District seat on Tuesday, July 22. The district covers portions of the Brentsville, Coles, Gainesville and Occoquan Magisterial Districts in Prince William County, as well as all of the city of Manassas Park.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, VA, Occoquan, VA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Manassas case rekindles debate over penalties for 'sexting'

The recent efforts of Manassas police and Prince William County prosecutors to photograph the erect genitalia of a 17-year-old boy for evidence in a "sexting" case has revived a debate in Virginia over whether such conduct between minors should be illegal at all.

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Related Topix: Manassas, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Family, Teenagers

Potomac Local

Youth for Tomorrow's Unaccompanied Minors Program in Place for 2 Years

Two weeks ago, Prince William County government officials wanted to learn just how many facilities in the county, in addition to Youth for Tomorrow, accept federal money to house illegal immigrant minors.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Bristow, VA

Patch.com

Youth Leadership Prince William Graduates Inaugural Class

Leadership Prince William's newly established Youth Leadership Prince William summer program graduated 28 students Wednesday.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Patch.com

K-9 Tracks Down Armed Robbery Suspect

There's no question who the top dog is today at the police station. A K-9 unit in Woodbridge tracked down the suspect in an overnight armed robbery early Tuesday, according to Prince William County Police.

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Related Topix: Woodbridge, VA, Manassas, VA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Va. probation officer charged in sex assault of child

An Arlington County probation officer is on unpaid leave after being arrested for the sexual battery of a ten-year-old girl.

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Related Topix: Dale City, VA

Patch.com

Report: Arlington County Probation Officer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl, 10

Woodbridge man Marco Antonio Silva, 40, charged July 9 with aggravated sexual battery involving a 10-year old girl is an Arlington County probation officer, according to a report by NBC-4.

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Related Topix: Arlington County, VA, Woodbridge, VA

Potomac Local

Cigarettes, Cash Stolen in Dale City Robbery

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public's help in providing information about an armed robbery which was reported to have occurred at the Darbydale 7-11 located On July 8th at 2:15AM, officers responded to the 7-11 Convenience Store located at 14797 Darbydale Ave in Woodbridge to investigate a robbery.

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Related Topix: Dale City, VA, Woodbridge, VA

Washington Examiner

Police: Dumfries man stabbed and killed pit bull

Prince William County Police say a Dumfries man stabbed and killed a pit bull and fatally injured a pit bull puppy in a domestic dispute.

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Patch.com

Store Hit Second Time in Smash and Grab Spree

Early Tuesday morning, the Sally Beauty Supply shop on Sudley Road was struck a in a burglary attempt, the second in the past two months.

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Related Topix: Manassas, VA

Potomac Local

Announces 40 Under 40 Winners

Potomac Local's 40 Under 40 award winners were announced Saturday at a ceremony at Potomac Shores Golf Club in Woodbridge.

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Related Topix: Woodbridge, VA, Manassas, VA, Occoquan, VA, Arts, Ballet, Cornell University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

Texting While Driving: Virginia's Worst Offenders

It's been one year since Virginia adopted its strictest law yet to curb texting while driving.

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Related Topix: Virginia, Fairfax County, VA, Virginia Beach, VA, Arlington County, VA, Loudoun County, VA

NBC Washington

Police Seek Man Accused in Sex Assaults of 2 Girls

Prince William County police said two girls, a 4-year-old and a 6-year-old, were sexually abused by a man in the 1600 block of Maryland Avenue.

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WUSA-TV Washington

23-year-old arrested for driving car into Manassas home

Police say a 23-year-old who they say drunkenly crashed his car into a single family home in Manassas.

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Related Topix: Manassas, VA

WBOC-TV Salisbury

9 Townhouses Damaged in Northern Virginia Fire

Authorities in Prince William County say nine townhouses were damaged in a fire that left four of the units uninhabitable.

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Patch.com

9 Townhomes Damaged in Bristow Fire

Seven residents were displaced after an early-morning fire in Bristow on Sunday, according to the Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue.

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Related Topix: Fire, Bristow, VA

WUSA-TV Washington

9 townhouses damaged in northern Virginia fire

Authorities in Prince William County say nine townhouses were damaged in a fire that left four of the units uninhabitable.

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Related Topix: Europe, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, Bristow, VA

WUSA-TV Washington

5 things you need to know Monday

Warmer temps this week, with Wednesday being the hottest. FULL FORECAST Prince George's County officials are scheduled to vote on the building plan for a $925 million casino near the nation's capital.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Europe, World News, Ukraine, Russia,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Fauquier.com

1st Congressional District candidate Norm Mosher campaigns at Fauquier County Fair

Congressional candidate Norm Mosher, right, greets Opal resident Gary Combs on Sunday at the Fauquier County Fair.

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Related Topix: Fauquier County, VA, The Plains, VA

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