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  1. Rape survivors fight back against injustice of rape kit backlogRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... justice, and this makes us all less safe, Debra Alfarone has the story of 8 women who are learning how to stop that. LORTON, Va. (WUSA9) -- It is a fact that DNA that could get rapists off the streets is just sitting on police department shelves, ...

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  2. Ex-Fairfax Co. school bus driver charged with touching studentRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... over to police, who filed charges against 66-year-old Johnnie Miller of Fredericksburg. Miller drove a bus in the Lorton area for the Key Center, a special education school in Springfield. According to a search warrant affidavit, a videotape showed ...

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  3. Weather Alert for LortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Patch.com

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for most of northern Virginia from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday night, including Lorton. The watch includes Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Fairfax, Prince William County and Manassas/Manassas Park, as well as the District of Columbia and some Maryland communities.

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  4. Ex-School Bus Driver Charged With Touching Student in Fairfax CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | CBS Local

    ... over to police, who filed charges against 66-year-old Johnnie Miller of Fredericksburg. Miller drove a bus in the Lorton area for the Key Center, a special education school in Springfield. According to a search warrant affidavit, a videotape showed ...

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  5. Ex-school bus driver charged with touching studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Washington Examiner

    ... over to police, who filed charges against 66-year-old Johnnie Miller of Fredericksburg. Miller drove a bus in the Lorton area for the Key Center, a special education school in Springfield. According to a search warrant affidavit, a videotape showed ...

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  6. Local Digest: News of the Washington areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | The Washington Post

    ... with a safety harness on the bus, according to the search warrant filed in Fairfax County court. Miller, 66, drives a Lorton area route for the Key Center, a special-education campus in Springfield. The video footage was captured by the bus's ...

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  7. Ex-bus driver accused of assaulting special needs studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... later told supervisors she was concerned about Miller's conduct. According to the Washington Post, Miller drove a Lorton area route for the Key Center, a special education campus in Springfield. He retired on May 30, according to schools ...

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  8. Arts on the Horizon to Present Kids Holiday Show Snow Day, 12/3-14Read the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Arts on the Horizon, the DC metro area's only theatre company that is exclusively focused on creating original work for children ages 0 - 6, presents Snow Day, which will run December 3 - 14, 2014 at the W-3 Theatre at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, VA. This nonverbal play, written and directed by Rex Daugherty , includes live violin music.

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  9. Gold's Gym Grand Opening Oct. 18 in WoodbridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Patch.com

    The new Gold's Gym Elite Training Center will host a day-long grand opening celebration from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 18 at Marumsco Plaza, 13957 Jefferson Davis Highway. The 22,000-square-foot gym is the latest from Jeremy and Lori Lowell, the largest Gold's Gym franchisees in Northern Virginia with locations in Ashburn, Herndon, Fredericksburg, Lake Ridge, Lorton and Sterling.

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  10. Fairfax County Police to Hold Sobriety Checkpoint This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Patch.com

    ... exact location beforehand. The Franconia Police District is 51 square miles and it includes Annandale, Springfield, Lorton, Little River Turnpike south to Mason Neck and I-95 east to Telegraph Road. See a map of the district here. It also contains ...

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  11. How to repair a wooden market umbrellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | The Washington Post

    ... whatever refinishing company you choose. Nearby companies that offer powder coating include Extreme Powder Coating in Lorton, Va. (703-339-8233; www.extremepowdercoating.com ), Dominion Powder Coating in Manassas (703-530-8581; ...

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  12. Media Wanted for "HOT" Training DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Fairfax County

    Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department 4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687 Duty PIO : 703-877-3702 fire-rescue.PA-LSE@fairfaxcounty.gov News Release 14-96 Date: October 08, 2014 The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department will host a hands-on, all-hazards training day, October 30, 2014, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue training site, 9900 Furnace Road, Lorton. The six-hour activity will provide a real, hands-on experience of the emergency services that firefighters and paramedics provide daily to the more than one million residents in Fairfax County.

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  13. National Broadway Chorus, Directed by Luke Frazier, Performs Rise Up ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Patch.com

    ... be held at the Georgetown Lutheran Church in Washington, DC on Wednesday, October 22; at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, VA on Thursday, October 23; and at the Old Schoolhouse Auditorium in Waterford, VA on Friday, October 24. A dynamic and ...

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  14. Blood Moon in Coming Lunar Eclipse: The View from LortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Patch.com

    The second of the year's four total lunar eclipses - creating what is often called a " blood moon " - will occur just before sunrise Wednesday, Oct. 8. The eclipse is the Northern Hemisphere's hunter's moon - the name for the full moon after the harvest moon, says EarthSky.org, and the show is often phenomenal. During the sky-watching buzz leading up to the total lunar eclipse in April 2014 , the term lunar tetrad was coined to name the four eclipses in a row, the organization says.

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  15. Don't Miss 'Missiles In Your Backyard!' at WorkhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Potomac Local

    ... weapons during the Cold War with the Soviet Union and the development of the U.S. air defense system, focusing on the Lorton site. Presented by the Workhouse Prison and Museum Committee, Workhouse Arts Foundation, Inc. The 2nd Saturday Art Walk at ...

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  16. Lorton Families: What to Know About Enterovirus D68Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Patch.com

    You may have seen reports in the media about clusters of a respiratory illness, Enterovirus D68 , occurring in parts of the United States, including Virginia. The Virginia Department of Health has received one report of a child developing acute neurological illness similar to the limb weakness reported in a cluster of nine Colorado children sickened by a severe respiratory illness, according to a report Thursday in The Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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  17. Why You'll Probably Never Own Five Guys StockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 4 | The Motley Fool

    ... company, and all seven members have executive roles in the business. They meet once a week at company headquarters in Lorton, Virginia, and even vacation together every summer. In other words, they have full control of the business and like it that ...

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  18. Glen JenkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Times Bulletin

    ... Glen married the former Patricia Hines in 1950 and they had five children - Robin of Bethesda, Maryland, Christie of Lorton, Virginia, Howard of Okena, Ohio, Mary Catherine of Van Wert, and Patrick of Bethel, Ohio. He has six grandchildren. ...

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  19. IUP finishes in middle of the pack at George Mason's Patriot IntercollegiateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Penn

    Behind Kenneth Sames' tie for fifth place, the Indiana University of Pennsylvania men's golf team finished 10th among 17 teams at George Mason University's Patriot Intercollegiate in Lorton, Va. Only a few weeks removed from a shoulder injury, Sames, of Moscow, Pa., had a rough start to the tournament, as he shot a six-over 77. He rebounded, though, shooting three-under 68 in consecutive rounds to finish below par for the tournament, one of just eight golfers to do so.

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  20. Error on 17 costs Crawford titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | The Triangle

    ... Drexel junior golfer Christopher Crawford finished tied for second Sept. 27-29 in the Patriot Invitational in Lorton, Virginia, because of one bounce on one hole. He shot a three-round total of 210, three strokes under the Laurel Hill Golf Course's ...

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