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A bird mystery: VA officials working to discover why birds are dying in numbers

The Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, DWR (formerly the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, DGIF) is coordinating testing on a selection of deceased birds after the Northern Region area of Virginia began receiving an increase in the number of calls starting May 18 about sick/injured young birds, specifically Grackles and Blue Jays.

Campaign staff of Del. Lee Carter votes to unionize

The gubernatorial campaign staff of Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas/PrWm) voted unanimously to unionize, a first in the history of Virginia gubernatorial campaigns. according to a news release.

PWC vaccine appointments moving to Va. state list over weekend; Manassas Mall new vaccine site

A new Statewide Vaccine Pre-Registration System will be up and running the week of Feb. 15, 2021. As the Virginia Department of Health transitions to this new centralized COVID 19 vaccination pre-registration system, the Prince William Health District (PWHD) Waitlist Form will be removed permanently today - at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2021. At 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 you will receive a new link for the new statewide vaccination registration system.

Prince William Cicuit Court closed Jan. 19-20 due to security concerns

Due to security concerns, the Chief Judge of the Prince William County. VA Circuit Court has decided to close the Judicial Center in Manassas on Tuesday, Jan. 19, and Wednesday, Jan. 20.

New approach to students with disabilities, reveals Va. Superintendent of Public Instruction

Virginia Department of Education is looking forward to working alongside schools, teachers and families to implement a new approach to ensuring that students with disabilities are receiving the services and supports they need to be successful both in school and beyond,” said James Lane, Superintendent of Va. Schools of Public Instruction.

Dumfries man wins $800,000 in Va. Lottery with 160 tickets–all with the same numbers

For most people, it’s a pretty big deal to win the $5,000 top prize in the Virginia Lottery’s Pick 4 game. For Kwame Cross, you can multiply that by 160. The Dumfries man bought 160 tickets for the Dec. 5 night drawing, all with the same four-digit combination: 7314.

Occoquan District Supervisor to host “Elections Q&A” Town Hall, Sept. 30

With questions swirling around the 2020 Elections, Occoquan District Supervisor Kenny Boddye is hosting an Elections Q&A Virtual Town Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Virtual public hearing Sept.14 on Va. SOLs for computer technology

Virginia Board of Education will hold a virtual public hearing on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 at 6 p.m. to solicit comments on the proposed 2020 Computer Technology Standards of Learning.

Should Standards of Quality be changed? Va. Education Board wants written comments by Aug. 28

Standards of Quality outline the foundational instructional programs and support services all schools in Virginia must provide.

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