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What's News Today, Tuesday, August 13, 2013

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Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will welcome 338 new U.S. Citizens in a naturalization ceremony today in Fairfax. Candidates will represent dozens of countries as they receive their certificate of citizenship.

New Horizons Healthcare is marking National Health Center Week 2013 today with a Community Health Celebration. There will be tours of the new facility and demonstrations from 1:00-5:00 p.m..

There will be a presentation at Dabney S. Lancaster Community College tonight for forest and farm landowners in the Alleghany Highlands interested in information about conservation easement donations. It's tonight at 7:00.

The group of 16 co-workers from new jersey who will split a slice of the 448-million dollar powerball jackpot will share their story today. Their winning ticket was one of three picked in the drawing for the third largest jackpot ever.

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