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Virginia flags at half-staff for former Va. Congressman and Richmond Mayor

Flags are at half-staff until sunset today, Nov. 21, in memory of and respect for former Richmond mayor and U.S. Representative Thomas J. Bliley, Jr. who had a life in public service from 1970 to 2003.

Va. lawmakers ask GSA IG for probe into Maryland choice for FBI headquarters

Wrote the Members. “There is overwhelming evidence suggesting that the General Services Administration (GSA) administered a site selection process fouled by political considerations and alleged impropriety – one that was repeatedly curated to arrive at a predetermined outcome.”

County needs volunteers to help count homeless population Jan. 24-25, 2024

Volunteers are needed to help count people who are experiencing homelessness in Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park during a 24-hour period Jan. 24-25, 2024. Sign up by Dec. 5, 2023 at 11:30 p.m.

New US Forever stamp honors the life of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg

The United States Postal Service Oct. 2 released a new Forever stamp honoring the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an icon of American culture. The stamp’ was unveiled atat the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery during a first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony that was open to the public.

Agriculture is most dangerous occupation in U.S. says National Farm Safety and Health Week promo

Agriculture and forestry are Virginia’s most hazardous occupations, according to Virginia's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS). Farmers and forestry workers are at high risk for fatal and nonfatal injuries, noise-induced hearing loss, skin diseases, and high levels of stress associated with these occupations.

Aug. 31 program especially for veterans interested in learning about farming

Military veterans! If you are an aspiring or active farmer, rancher or landowner a "Boots to Roots 3," on-farm event on Thursday, Aug. 31, from 9 to 11:30 a.m, is aimed at providing attendees valuable insights into profitable and sustainable agricultural practices.

Congresswwoman Wexton (VA-10) reports on broadband, gun control, summer meals at schools, more

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton reports she had a jam-packed June marking up Congress' annual budget bills as a member of the Appropriations Committee and getting out around the 10th district to highlight how federal infrastructure funding is expanding broadband to every corner of our community.

Prince William Forest Park’s Orienteering Course closed temporarily for visitor safety

Due to heavy equipment operation and excavation occurring in the Turkey Run Ridge area, National Park Service officials decided to close the orienteering course while construction work is ongoing now through October.

Manassas Battlefield Park donates venison to Hunters for the Hungry to feed hungry neighbors

Manassas National Battlefield Park was among seven national parks in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbiathat donated more than 12,000 pounds of venison to local nonprofit organizations that will serve approximately 48,000 meals to families in need. Manassas donated 1710 pounds according to a news release.

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