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Funeral Arrangements for Fallen Bristow Paramedic Announced
Bristow Beat reports The Alexandria Fire Department announced funeral arrangements for Kingsbrooke resident paramedic Joshua Weissman, who died from injuries sustained while responding to the scene of a vehicle fire on I-395 Thursday evening.
Monday last day to register to vote in Va. primary
WTOP.com reports Monday is the last day to register to vote in Virginia in order to be eligible to vote in the state’s Republican Presidential Primary.
Some Prince William teachers consider ‘work to the rule’ protest
The Washington Post reports Some Prince William County teachers and staff plan to protest the county’s proposed pay freezes starting Monday.
‘Amazon loophole’ could close in Va. sales tax
The Washington Post reports The Virginia Senate voted Friday to close the so-called Amazon loophole that has allowed the online retailer giant to duck the state sales tax.
Why would Peyton Manning want to play for the Redskins?
The Washington Post blogs Much of the Redskins-Peyton Manning chatter that I’ve so dutifully been chronicling has concerned this question: Would the Redskins be interested in Peyton Manning. A great many reporters and pundits and random cockroaches to which I’ve attached microphones have agreed: yes, they would.
Va. Dems decry GOP rule in Richmond
The Washington Post reports you sure couldn’t tell Virginia Democrats had lost the last three elections.
Proposal Would Limit Downtown Street Musicians
Patch.com reports a new ordinance in Fredericksburg would put a huge dent in the street musician activity in the downtown business district, and it could even effectively end it.
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