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  1. Drowning Deaths in Lorton and Chesterfield PoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WCAV

    Police say a seven-year-old girl drowned in a northern Virginia swimming pool on Memorial Day despite efforts to save her. Multiple news outlets report Fatmata Kamara, known as Effey, was at the Lorton Station community pool with friends on Monday when she went under about 4 p.m. The child did not know how to swim and it is unclear how she ended up in the water.

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  2. Fairfax County Girl, 7, Drowns at Lorton Pool on Memorial Day: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The TV station reports that the child did not know how to swim, was at the pool with friends and that her parent were not there. The child's mother, Aminata Porter, was called to the pool after a lifeguard and others at the pool pulled the girl from the water and tried to save her, NBC-4 said.

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  3. 7-Year-Old Virginia Girl Drowns in Pool on Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... @CBSSportsRadio Contact Studio: 1-855-212-4CBS Email: CNKinard@cbs.com Address 4200 Parliament Place Lanham, MD [...] LORTON, Va. - Police say a 7-year-old girl drowned in a northern Virginia swimming pool on Memorial Day despite efforts to save ...

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  4. 7-year-old girl drowns at pool in Lorton, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WUSA-TV Washington

    A seven-year-old girl drowned at a community pool in Lorton, Va. on Monday, according to Fairfax County police.

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  5. After the earthquakes: Here's what the Nepal rescue dogs do when they're at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Washington Post

    ... call their permanent training site, a tower of rubble built on the grounds of an abandoned prison complex in Lorton, Va. The team trains two weekends each month, to keep the dogs ready for both disaster deployment and periodic re-certification by ...

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  6. How one Lake Ridge artist drew her way back to the canvasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Washington Post

    ... show the streaks of patterns hidden behind their wings, "if you pay attention." Strauss, who has an upcoming show in Lorton of works in which she creates a kaleidoscope out of snippets of her photos, believes "there's no mistakes, only happy ...

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  7. How to Succeed in Franchising Your BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... with consumers. But it also has to be something that is easily implemented. Dan Rowe, CEO of Fransmart, which enabled Lorton, Va.-based Five Guys Burgers and Fries to grow into one of modern franchising's most successful brands, says there was no ...

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  8. In the galleries: Brick by brick, a dark history emergesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Washington Post

    In the early years of Lorton Reformatory, which operated from 1916 to 2001, the inmates actually made bricks and used them to erect prison buildings. That task is one of the meanings of "Brick Layers," the title of the Washington Sculptors Group show at Workhouse Arts Center, which has repurposed the former jail's buildings for artist studios and galleries.

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  9. Wegmans Alexandria to Deliver Over 15,000 Pounds of Food to the...Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | PressReleasePoint

    Wegmans Alexandria to Deliver Over 15,000 Pounds of Food to the Capital Area Food Bank - Springtime delivery will help feed children, seniors and families in Northern Virginia LORTON, VA - Wegmans Food Markets will deliver a truckload of 15,877 pounds of nonperishable food to the Capital Area Food Bank, the region's largest hunger relief organization, on Thursday, May 28 at 12 PM. The delivery will take place at the CAFB's Northern Virginia location and is the first donation from Wegmans' new Alexandria store, which opens June 14. The truck will carry 20 pallets of canned soups, vegetables and fruit, peanut butter, canned tuna, cereal and juice - all of which will help feed thousands of residents struggling to get enough food to eat.

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  10. Driver dies after rollover crash on I-88 in SidneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Press & Sun-Bulletin

    Driver dies after rollover crash on I-88 in Sidney Two children were not properly restrained in the vehicle that crashed, state police said. Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1Hi6zjY Ericka Sa-Keema, 25, of Lorton, Va., drove off the eastbound lane of the interstate in the Town of Sidney just before 6:30 a.m. and onto the shoulder of the road, police said.

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  11. Woman, 2 young children injured in rollover crash on I-88Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | NBC29

    State police say a woman and two young children were injured after they were ejected from a vehicle that crashed and overturned on an upstate New York highway. Troopers say 25-year-old Ericka Sa-Keema of Lorton, Virginia, was driving on Interstate 88 around 6:30 a.m. Wednesday when she crashed into the center median and her vehicle rolled over several times in the rural Delaware County town of Sidney.

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  12. Claudia S. Nelson with Keller Williams in Lake Ridge Just Listed...Read the original story

    Sunday May 17 | PR.com

    Award winning real estate agent, Claudia S. Nelson with Claudia S. Nelson Real Estate Team at Keller Williams Realty in Lake Ridge Virginia Just Listed Another Gorgeous, Single Family Home in Lorton, Virginia. Lorton, VA, May 17, 2015 -- -- Claudia S. Nelson just listed another Lorton Single Family Home, 7511 Mahoney Drive, Lorton, Virginia 22079.

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  13. The Browning Homes Group Helped 3 Clients Purchase a New Home in AprilRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | PR.com

    ... went to settlement April 20, 2015. The Browning Homes Group also represented a first time home buyer in purchasing a Lorton, Virginia town home located in Pohick Village. This expert real estate team beat out multiple offers on this townhouse and ...

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  14. DHS and NASA Show Off Radar FINDER SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Microwave Product Digest

    ... product available to search and rescue teams. The demonstration, at the Virginia Task Force ONE Training Facility in Lorton, VA, will be conducted by the Science and Technology Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) and NASA's ...

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  15. Mount Vernon gears up for big election yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Fairfax Times

    ... June 9 Democratic primary for Mount Vernon supervisor, competing against consulting company owner Candice Bennett of Lorton; data analytics consultant and lifelong Mount Vernon resident Jack Dobbyn; and Planning Commissioner Tim Sargeant, who works ...

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  16. Metropolitan School of the Arts' Student to Perform in Disney's Newsies at National TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Patch.com

    Metropolitan School of the Arts' student, Ben Cook, 17, of Lorton, Va. will perform in the Tony AwardA -winning production of Disney's NEWSIES at National Theatre in Washington, D.C. from June 9 to June 21. Cook is an alumnus of Lorton Station Elementary School in Lorton, Va., where his family still resides.

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  17. Sen. Tim Kaine Visits South County High School in LortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Patch.com

    U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia headed to Lorton Monday to visit with students at South County High School to discuss the career and tech education classes they're taking and how they're preparing for the future. "Great way to start off the week! Saw a a#a ZCTE in action at South County Middle School and South County High School in Lorton.

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  18. DHS Successfully Transitions Search and Rescue Tool That Pinpoints Buried VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Wireless Design & Development

    ... today, S&T and NASA demonstrated its newest capabilities at the Virginia Task Force One (VA-TF1) Training Facility in Lorton, Va., finding "survivors" in a simulated disaster. This is thanks to the new locator feature, which can help pinpoint the ...

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  19. Search and rescue tool that pinpoints buried victims developedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Science Daily

    ... today, S&T and NASA demonstrated its newest capabilities at the Virginia Task Force One (VA-TF1) Training Facility in Lorton, Va., finding "survivors" in a simulated disaster. This is thanks to the new locator feature, which can help pinpoint the ...

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  20. Hi-tech search tool FINDER helps locate trapped victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | WUSA-TV Washington

    We've all seen the devastating images from last month's earthquake in Nepal, along with the occasional glimmers of hope Hi-tech search tool FINDER helps locate trapped victims LORTON, VIRGINIA --We've all seen the devastating images from last month's earthquake in Nepal, along with the occasional glimmers of hope Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1PsEc6V LORTON, Va. -- We've all seen the devastating images from last month's earthquake in Nepal, along with the occasional glimmers of hope when there's a rescue.

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