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  1. Bank Helps Local Teen Battling Cancer with 'Dreams Do Come True' ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    In early November, Northern Virginia-based Burke & Herbert Bank launched their Dreams Do Come True program online, inviting customers and friends to nominate a family member or friend in their neighborhood who had a wish worth granting. Serena, a vibrant 16-year-old from Lorton, has been battling brain cancer since the age of 2, bravely enduring numerous surgeries and rounds of chemotherapy.

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  2. One-of-a-Kind Art Gifts on Display at WorkhouseRead the original story

    Wednesday | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Pat Moran of Fairfax Station talks with an artist in the Fiber Room where eleven fiber artists work. Photos by Terrance Moran/The Connection The Workhouse in Lorton offers a wide selection of artistic creations that would delight friends and family in this gift-giving season.

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  3. How to restore and clean slateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Washington Post

    ... Arcot, the residential sales and marketing manager for Rugo Stone (571-642-2672; www.rugostone.com ), a company in Lorton that does stone restoration work. "Fireplaces don't usually spill out enough heat to do this," he said after looking at the ...

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  4. Lecture Series Explores: Behind the Walls of Lorton PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Patch.com

    For the third year in a row, the Workhouse Prison Museum has put together a free public lecture series detailing life at the Lorton Prison. The Workhouse Prison Museum, located at the Workhouse Arts Center, was opened in 2009 and is entirely supported by private contributions.

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  5. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Fairfax Times

    ... show more people are ordering gifts online; therefore more packages are being delivered, and the risk has risen. A Lorton man wanted in his home country of Peru for felony sex crimes against a minor was deported Dec. 3 by officers with U.S. ...

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  6. Icy, wet roads in region, one school delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Washington Post

    ... in the early morning hours, there were some minor incidents causing one or two lane closures in the D.C. region. In Lorton, there was a crash on Telegraph Road near the Fairfax County Parkway that blocked one lane. Just before 7 a.m, police were on ...

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  7. Ex-UPS driver's pregnancy bias claim at high courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | KCTV5

    ... two rounds in lower courts, but the Supreme Court will hear her case Wednesday. The 42-year-old Young, who lives in Lorton, Virginia, said her persistence is not only for herself. "I am fighting for my two daughters and I'm fighting for women who ...

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  8. Justice Department Announces Settlement with Virginia Bus Company to...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | PressReleasePoint

    The Justice Department announced today that it has entered into a settlement under the Americans with Disabilities Act with DC Trails Inc., a bus transportation company in Lorton, Virginia, that ensures that their buses are accessible to people with disabilities, including individuals who use wheelchairs or other mobility aids. DC Trails is a covered large, fixed-route over-the-road bus operator under the ADA.

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  9. An expert's advice for fighting 'text neck'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... involving the neck and upper spine. Ann Wendel, a physical therapist with the MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network in Lorton, Virginia, says, "It is kind of the new epidemic of 2014." But while "text neck" has created a certain media buzz, Wendel says ...

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  10. Marcus: An unfortunate throwback to the "Mad Men" eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Denver Post

    Peggy Young, of Lorton, Va., with her daughter Triniti, 7. Young has only to look at her 7-year-old younger daughter to be reminded how long she has been fighting with United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why. Young was pregnant when the company told her she could not have a temporary assignment to avoid lifting heavy packages, as her doctor ordered.

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  11. 25 years after disappearance, mother seeks daughter, peace of mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Fairfax Times

    On Dec. 3, 1989 during a Christmas party at her Lorton apartment complex, Brannen's 5-year-old daughter, Melissa, disappeared and was never heard from again.

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  12. Pregnant-worker rights in UPS clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... decades, and how far many workplaces lag behind. "It is all so unreal," said Young, who is now divorced and lives in Lorton, Virginia, with her youngest child, Triniti, 7. "Somebody tells you you can't work, when there's nothing wrong with you, you ...

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  13. Justices Weigh Bias Claim of Pregnant UPS DriverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | ABC News

    This Nov. 14, 2014, photo, shows Peggy Young, of Lorton, Va., with her daughter Triniti, 7, in Washington. Peggy Young has only to look at her 7-year-old younger daughter to be reminded how long she has been fighting with United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why.

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  14. Supreme Court hears workplace pregnancy caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... Wednesday how the votes will break down. "I hope it makes a great difference for all women," said Peggy Young of Lorton, Virginia, who is hoping her seven year quest for justice will end with a victory at the Supreme Court. "And for my daughters ...

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  15. Supreme Court to hear pregnancy discrimination caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of liberal and conservative interest groups are backing Young, who lives with her 7-year-old daughter, Triniti, in Lorton, Virginia. Young's dispute with UPS arose after she gave her supervisor a doctor's note recommending that she not lift packages ...

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  16. A multi-generational vision for Fairfax CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Fairfax Times

    ... we seniors advocate solutions to budgetary issues that threaten our Fairfax County. In my own case, I have focused on Lorton Workhouse that could be used as the site for the new Lorton Senior Center rather than wasting more county money -- or a ...

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  17. Status Updates - December 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | JD Supra

    Between a lock and a hard place. Should search engines be responsible for verifying the legitimacy of the companies they include in their search results? A locksmith in Lorton, Virginia, is claiming that they should .

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  18. Winning Virginia Lottery Ticket Bought in LortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Potomac Local

    Check your tickets! Someone bought a Powerball ticket for Saturday's drawing that ended up winning $1 million. The winning ticket was bought at Gunston Shell Service, 9801 Richmond Highway in Lorton.

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  19. Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | CBS Local

    A crowd waits outside the Supreme Court to hear the worker discrimination case of Lorton, Va. native Peggy Young.

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  20. Justices weigh bias claim of pregnant UPS driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KTVN Reno

    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). This Nov. 14, 2014, photo, shows Peggy Young, of Lorton, Va., with her daughter Triniti, 7, in Washington. Peggy Young has only to look at her 7-year-old younger daughter to be reminded how long she has been fighting with ...

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