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Stonewall grad (2003) Brooke Obie to be named to list of most influential African Americans of year

Brooke Obie, a 2003 graduate of Stonewall Jackson High School (summa cum laude) in Manassas, will be honored on Nov. 21 by the New York news organization The Root as one of its annual list of the most influential African Americans of the year

Norfolk man identified as victim in Oct. 21 homicide in Lake Ridge

Detectives with the Prince William County Police Department's Homicide Unit have identified the man killed in the shooting that occurred in the 2300 block of Briar Rose Ln in Woodbridge (22192) on October 21.

New UVA Research: new organelle inside our cells helps to prevent cancer

Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a strange new organelle inside our cells that helps to prevent cancer by ensuring that genetic material is sorted correctly as cells divide.

Ten Prince William schools designated Purple Star Schools

The Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children are recognizing ten Prince William County Schools among 123 schools designated as “Purple Star” schools. The Purple Star designation is awarded to military-friendly schools that have demonstrated their commitment to meeting the needs of military-connected students and their families.

Man, 21, dies after shooting in Lake Ridge

On October 21 at 11:04PM, officers responded to the 2300 block of Briar Rose Ln in Lake Ridge (22192) to investigate a shooting. When officers arrived, they located an unresponsive man outside in the parking area who had been shot, according to Sgt. Jonathan Perok, police department spokesman.

Va. Board of Education to require new standards of quality for public schools

Va. Board of Education has issued new standards of quality that will require more money and higher staffing ratios for public schools

County police investigate four shooting incidents in Woodbridge

Three incidents on Oct. 17 and one late on Oct. 16 involving firearms have Prince William County Police investigating.

Pedestrian struck and killed early Friday morning in Triangle

On October 11 at 6:53AM, investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to the 3600 block of Graham Park Rd. in Triangle (22172) to investigate a crash involving a pedestrian.

Joint Resolution on proposed plan to Suspend Rural Preservation Study Process

At an Oct. 8 press conference, Prince William County Supervisors Jeanine Lawson, Pete Candland and Frank Principi unveiled their plan to suspend the Rural Preservation Study, then introduced the resolution jointly at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Prince William Board of County Supervisors. It is due to be voted on at the next supervisors' meeting.

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