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Williams’s run is right on time


BASEBALL | Benched for arriving late to a pregame meeting, Joe Williams redeems himself by scoring the game-winning run as No. 7 Battlefield tops Hylton.


A sticky, sweet ‘Peep Show’ in Occoquan

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Stores displayed Peep dioramas, inspired by Post contest, to draw shoppers the day before Easter.


Prince William County adopt a pet

(Prince William County Animal Shelter / Prince William County Animal Shelter)

Kelso, a 7-month-old Dutch sheperd, is a happy-go-lucky guy up for ad­ven­ture.


Prince William County news in brief

Students invited to join new Youth Chorus; May 16 is Bike to Work Day


Prince William County volunteer opportunities

Science and math activities, language and literacy programs, animal rescue and more.


Prince William County crime report

Among incidents reported by police in Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park.


Prince William community calendar April 24-30

Prescott House tours, Compost Awareness Day, a dog walk, Earth Day activities and other events.


Guilty plea in robberies at Safeway, U.S. 1 Tobacco

Man pleads guilty to federal gun charges; admits involvement in two frightening and violent holdups.


Spring blossoms chase away the winter blues


Prince William County’s official flower, the Virginia bluebell, drew admirers during its peak bloom period.


Pr. William police officer leads Northern Va. in DUI arrests

(Prince William County Police Department / , courtesy of the Prince William County Police Department)

Officer Jeremy Schenck works extra shifts to focus on catching drunk drivers.


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Va. Supreme Court rules for U-Va. in global warming FOIA case

The high court decision rejects an argument by global warming skeptics who wanted to see the work of a climate researcher.

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Fairfax City police chief Rick Rappoport to retire, join Amtrak police

After 13 years in the city, and 24 years in the county, will become a regional deputy chief for Amtrak.

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The death of John Geer: Now seven months of silence on Fairfax police shooting

Still, no one is talking in the police killing of an unarmed man in August.

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Bart Giamatti’s son, others weigh in on Pete Rose suspension after 25 years

Marcus Giamatti feels his father would support Rose’s continued ban. A respected writer on the case thinks Rose should be reinstated.

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Singer Chris Brown charged with assault

Brown and his bodyguard were arrested and charged in the assault of a man outside the W Hotel in the District.

In Fairfax, Va., heroin rips families apart

Parents’ stories — one of a son who died, another of a son trying to live — highlight a growing problem in D.C.’s suburbs.

The 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll

Thousands of children gather at the White House for the Easter Egg Roll.

Autistic boy defends girls accused of assaulting him

A Md. teen says he wants to resume a friendship with his schoolmates, but his parents say the case must be pursued.

Holy Week in the Washington area

Starting Palm Sunday and continuing through Good Friday and beyond, locals observed the rituals leading up to Easter.

T. rex at Smithsonian

The bones come from Montana and will be displayed for 50 years.

Cherry blossoms reach peak bloom in D.C.

It’s prime viewing time for Washington’s famous trees from Japan.

Amateur gets a seat at the poker table

A new TV show gives Reisterstown, Md., man chance to play with pros.

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