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Upsets shake up local football playoff picture

- After eight weeks in which there had been only a handful of kind-of, sort-of upsets in local high school varsity football, winless Osbourn stunned Stonewall Jackson 28-27 at the Eagles' homecoming in Manassas on Friday night while Potomac pulled out a surprise 34-27 overtime victory against host Woodbridge. Meanwhile, Hylton's seventh win officially made the Bulldogs playoff bound while their rival for the eastern crown Forest Park avoided a surprise defeat against Gar-Field with a one-point victory.

Fauquier puts brakes on PW motorcycle-track plan

- A Nokesville group's plan to build an off-road motorcycle track in Fauquier hit a significant roadblock recently. Fauquier supervisors voted 3-2 on Oct. 9 to deny a zoning change that would have paved the way for constructing such facilities.

LETTER:Comstock too partisan for Congress

- Democratic candidate for Congress John Foust made a mistake when he said that his Republican opponent, Barbara Comstock, had “never held a real job.” As the “Washington Post” recently verified, Comstock has been consistently at work as a hit (wo)man for the Republicans starting with her attempt to smear Hilary Clinton in the 90s over the so-called Travelgate mess that turned out nothing.

Kline’s Freeze to be torn down

- It's more than just a local landmark -- it's an integral part of the landscape for longtime residents of Manassas. It's not an ornate church or an elegant mansion -- it's an unassuming ice cream shop on Centreville Road. But for almost 50 years, Kline's Freeze has been both a tasty treat and a fundamental fact of life for Manassas. And now, it's closing down.

Lloyd graduates from Coastal Carolina University

- William Lloyd of Woodbridge has graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a master of arts in teaching in education. Lloyd graduated during the summer 2014 commencement ceremonies.

Hampden-Sydney names dean’s list

- Hampden-Sydney College has announced its dean's list for the spring semester. Jefferson Thompson of Woodbridge and Roman Wohlrab of Woodbridge were among the students honored.

Grizzlies shut out the competition

- The Grizzly defense was on fire over the weekend during Coach McGeoghegan’s 90-pound National Gainesville Grizzlies first shutout of the season. The team is used to high scores from its offense, but a complete shutout is something new.

On the attack - A closer look at claims in 10th District ads

- As the 10th Congressional District race to fill the seat of the retiring Frank Wolf reaches its final weeks, several ads from Republican Barbara Comstock and Democrat John Foust are lighting up the TV screens across the region. Here's a look at four of the most popular – two from the Foust camp and two from the Comstock's team.

COLUMN:The Forum - A nation of immigrants

- We just celebrated Columbus Day. His arrival in the Bahamas in 1492 set in motion the colonization of the Western Hemisphere. Prior to his arrival, it’s estimated that between 2 million to 10 million Native Americans already lived here.

Brentsville falls to Eagles; 55-7

- Brentsville senior quarterback Richard Harryman (10) throws a pass downfield against Liberty. The Eagles defeated Brentsville 55-7 on Friday night in Nokesville during the Tigers' homecoming game.

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