It’s Wednesday, Aug. 14. Here are five things you need to know. Now, return the favor: tell us what we need to know on the Patch message board!
1. Today: The Prince William County Fair continues today with a series of fun shows, like the Marvelous Mutts event at the Kids Fun Zone at the fairgrounds.
2. You Said It: “What kind of young man would hit a 71-year-old woman in the face?” — A reader responding to news that a teen had been charged with robbery after striking a woman and stealing her purse in a Food Lion parking lot.
3. ICYMI: A list of Manassas' cleanest restaurants. Did your favorite eatery make the cut? Find out here.
4. Number of the Day: 0.3 miles. That’s a rough estimate of the distance between the runway at Shannon Airport and a Fredericksburg Wawa gas station. A pilot made an emergency landing at the gas station when he realized he was desperately low on gas and feared he couldn’t make it to the runway without crashing.5. Today…in History: Mila Kunis was born on Aug. 14, 1983. The 30-year-old actress recently scored a leading role in “Oz The Great and Powerful,” as well as acclaimed parts in “Black Swan” and television’s “That ‘70s Show.”