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  1. Police officers in Prince William will soon test body camerasRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    At one time, they might have been seen as a novelty. But after a year of calls for greater police accountability across the nation, many communities increasingly see them as a necessity.

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  2. Prince William County crime reportRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Washington Post

    Canton Ct., 3300 block, 12:30 to 10:30 p.m. April 14. Two firearms were stolen from a residence entered by breaking a basement window. Periscope Pl., 16700 block, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 14. Cash and jewelry were stolen from a residence.

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  3. Debate continues over best use of new school site in Prince William CountyRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | The Washington Post

    The Prince William County Board of Supervisors is using the power of persuasion and its control of purse strings to try to defuse a controversy that has erupted in recent weeks over plans for an elementary school that is scheduled to be built in the mid-county area. The school board is considering a staff recommendation to move the Mary G. Porter Traditional School from its current location in Woodbridge to a site at the intersection of Spriggs and Minnieville roads.

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  4. VRE kicks off major expansion plan with new Spotsylvania stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Washington Post

    Virginia Railway Express is opening a new Northern Virginia station this summer, marking the first major service expansion in the system's 23-year history and a key piece of VRE's long-term plans to meet the region's growing transit needs. The new terminal in Spotsylvania County will extend service south of Fredericksburg, potentially drawing several hundred new riders from a part of Northern Virginia geared up for growth and development.

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  5. Prince William County crime reportRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Washington Post

    Boxwood Dr. area, 2007 to March 26, 2015. A male allegedly sexually assaulted two female juvenile acquaintances.

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  6. For some, crochet is 'the new yoga'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Temma Clark-Braverman, 26, of Bristow chats with a fellow member of the Crochet Guild of Prince William County, which meets in Manassas. It's the not-so-secret mantra crocheters repeat as they wrap yarn around a needle.

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  7. Pr. William GOP may have caucus, not primary, because of missed deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Republican supervisors in Prince William County may have to compete in unpredictable individual caucuses this spring after the local party committee missed a state deadline for requesting a traditional primary. The mistake could make board of supervisors chairman Corey A. Stewart and four Republican colleagues more vulnerable to lesser-known challengers, who could pack a caucus or firehouse canvass with enough supporters to stage an upset victory.

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  8. A Great Dane, sure. But owners hope others think that he's the greatest.Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Smooch, a 160-pound Great Dane who lives in Gainvesville Va., will compete in the Westminster dog show. But to his owners, the Barricks, this "gentle giant" is already a winner.

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  9. Security contractor killed in Libya leaves a legacy of U.S. military serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Washington Post

    David J. Berry, 33, was one of at least 10 people killed in a Jan. 27 attack on a Libyan hotel. He served in the Marine Corps for 12 years, and has family living in Gainesville, Va., and Arizona.

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  10. Pyramid concerts unite singing groups from Patriot High and its feeder schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    On Tuesday evening, more than 500 young singers from five schools will pack the auditorium at Patriot High School in Nokesville. They will fill the stage, aisles and back of the auditorium, waiting for five choral directors to simultaneously give the signal to start the mass ensemble's performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

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  11. Prince William schools educate staff, students and parents on human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Jessica Woelkers, a social worker with Prince William County schools, asked a group of middle school staff members last month whether they knew the average age at which children enter into human trafficking. One hazarded a guess: 16? Another suggested 15. Woelkers was presenting a training session on human trafficking to teacher assistants at New Dominion Middle School, an alternative school in the Manassas area.

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  12. Manassas City Council to consider Lake Manassas accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The question of whether to allow public access to Lake Manassas for fishing and boating is about to return to the Manassas City Council. The council's Finance Committee on Wednesday discussed a staff recommendation to spend $44,900 to study potential risks to the city's water supply if the lake were opened to the public for recreational purposes.

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  13. Catharpin residents oppose proposed school bus facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Residents who live near Catharpin Park, next to the proposed site of a facility for maintaining and housing school buses, respond to a question asking how many of them live within half a mile of the site. About 60 people who live near Catharpin Park turned out for a community meeting Sept.

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  14. Manassas City Council to consider reopening Lake ManassasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The Manassas City Council is considering reopening Lake Manassas to the public for recreational uses such as fishing and boating. In a narrow decision, the council voted Tuesday to have staff members look at options for opening the lake for recreation.

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  15. More Salvadorans making leap from employee to bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Thirty years ago, Armando Mejia fled war-torn El Salvador and sneaked into the United States. He was 17, with a sixth-grade education and two dollars in his pocket.

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  16. Iraq fighting exposes cracks in Kurdish success storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Washington Post

    When Islamic State insurgents were advancing toward the capital of Iraq's Kurdish region, Sherzad Sadraden was supposed to be fighting on the front lines. There was just one problem: The soldier with the storied Kurdish pesh merga didn't have a rifle.

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