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17 hrs ago | Potomac Local

Sorority to Host Free Business Building Workshops at Woodbridge NOVA Campus

On Saturday, September 20, 2014, the Prince William County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host a day of Business Building Workshops from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Northern Virginia Community College Woodbridge Campus, located at 15200 Neabsco Mills Road.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Delta Sigma Theta, Small Business, Personal Finance

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Fauquier.com

Price William considers Nokesville Mosque

The Manassas Mosque was vandalized overnight between Aug. 11 and Aug. 12 in what police are investigating as a possible hate crime.

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Related Topix: Nokesville, VA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Manassas, VA, Gainesville, VA

WUSA-TV Washington

Va. man arrested for sex assault of 6-year-old

Va. man arrested for sex assault of 6-year-old Police in Prince William County have arrested a man for sexually assaulting a 6-year-old girl.

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Related Topix: Woodbridge, VA, Manassas, VA

WRIC-TV Richmond

Police investigate inmate's death at Virginia jail

Orange County Sheriff Mark Amos tells The Daily Progress that deputies arrested Berry on Aug. 7 on outstanding felony warrants in Prince William County, the city of Fairfax and Maryland.

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NBC29

Police Investigate Inmate's Death at Central VA Regional Jail

Authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Central Virginia Regional Jail.

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The Washington Post

Prince William County crime report

Logmill Rd., 4500 block, 10:11 p.m. Aug. 12. During an argument, a woman assaulted a female acquaintance.

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Related Topix: Gainesville, VA, Manassas, VA

District Administration

District changes restraint and seclusion policy

Districts that treat students with emotional disabilities with a "one-size-fits-all" behavioral approach across the system must change their policies, according to federal findings in a case against the Prince William County Public Schools in Virginia.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

TBD.com

Potential benefits of upcoming new I-95 Express Lanes

Officials are warning that I-95 is changing, and everyone needs to be prepared - and they're saying it with a new video.

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WUSA-TV Washington

Two arrested after pot purchase goes bad

Two arrested after pot purchase goes bad Two people were arrested after an attempted marijuana purchase went south on Monday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Woodbridge, VA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WVEC-TV Norfolk

Developing Storyupdate: Supreme Court considers delaying same-sex marriage in Virginia

UPDATE 5 P.M.: As expected, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring has asked the Supreme Court to stay a lower court ruling that would end Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage this week.

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Related Topix: US News, Virginia, Virginia Government, US Supreme Court, John G. Roberts

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

The Nokesville School is first in county to offer K-8 curriculum

When the Nokesville School opens Sept. 2, it will be the only public school in Prince William County to offer classes for students in kindergarten through eighth grade.

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Related Topix: Nokesville, VA, Dale City, VA, Education Etc.

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford to weigh airport proposal Oakenwold could bring up to 650...

The Stafford County Board of Supervisors will finally get to decide on Tuesday what kind of development should sprout up around the Stafford Regional Airport.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Stafford County, VA, Woodbridge, VA, Manassas, VA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Potomac Local

Yard Sale Map - Saturday, August 16, 2014

Potomac Local News is independent local news published daily, serving Prince William and Stafford counties in Virginia.

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Potomac Local

Should the Elections Office in Woodbridge Close?

That's what the Prince William County Electoral Board wants to know. The board, and the elections office it oversees, is responsible for conducting elections within the county - everything from presidential elections to state and local offices.

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Related Topix: Manassas, VA, Woodbridge, VA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

National Geographic

Undocumented Children: Unwanted, Say Manassas, Virginia, Officials

MANASSAS, Virginia-Rebecca Apple's Latino students at Osbourn High School call her "Miss Manzana," the Spanish word for "apple."

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Related Topix: Manassas, VA, Family, Kids

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Known for strong leadership, principal felled by r sum

Robin Anthony Toogood II was an admired educator, the kind of principal who inspires loyalty among other teachers for his compassion and positive attitude.

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Related Topix: University of Maryland Baltimore County, Manassas, VA, Nyack College, Georgetown University, Education

McClatchy

Virginia same-sex couples can marry next week, court rules

A federal appeals court denied a request to block same-sex marriages from being performed in Virginia, and unless the Supreme Court intervenes, couples can begin to wed as early as next week, according to court filings and the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.

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Related Topix: US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court, ACLU

The Virginian-Pilot

Va. mosque vandalized, hate-crime probe sought

A Muslim rights group is asking the FBI and local police to investigate whether vandalism at a Manassas mosque was a hate crime.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Man pleads to ramming deputies' cruisers A man who rammed two...

A man who rammed two Stafford County deputies' cruisers last year in an attempt to evade drug charges pleaded guilty to five offenses Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Stafford County, VA, Drugs, Stafford, VA

The Washington Post

Principal resigns after officials allege he falsified r sum

A Manassas City principal resigned and has lost his teaching license after officials alleged that he falsified most of his educational credentials, presenting himself as having college degrees he did not and slipping through school system vetting procedures.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Manassas, VA, Fairfax County, VA, Arlington County, VA

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