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  1. Volunteer breathes new life into antique carousel at Lake Accotink ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    ... Park as a volunteer. On Monday, he brought his paints out to the park for a few finishing touches. Grover grew up in Lorton and remembers coming to the lake as a teenager after the park opened in the 1960s. “I used to come here and fish and ...

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  2. Fairfax Co. board approves largest tax hike since 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 22 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... precious transportation dollars on a streetcar project where there are more effective options, bail out a bank for Lorton Arts for $30m, and we continue to sink our developer contributions into rent control housing instead of public safety, schools, ...

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  3. Black Box Theatre Project in Alexandria Gets Big Financial BoostRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 22 | Patch.com

    ... of building our Black Box Theatre," Melissa Dobbs, president of the Metropolitan School of the Arts in Alexandria and Lorton. The 200-seat Black Box Theater will be a part of the Metropolitan School of the Arts studios in Alexandria. The theater is ...

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  4. Laurel Hill Equestrian Center to Open Ring Saturday, April 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Patch.com

    It stands in the shadow of the old dairy barn at Lorton Reformatory, but the newly completed Laurel Hill Equestrian Center holds nothing but promise for a bright future.

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  5. Kickstarter campaign would help fund Lorton bakeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Armed with a business plan, a financial background and a love of baking, Tanya Logan plans to open a commercial bakery in Lorton, Va.

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  6. Wounded warriors bicycle ride will raise awareness for disabled veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | TBD.com

    ... Project Soldier Ride begins Tuesday at National Harbor and continues through Saturday with events in Annapolis, Lorton, Va., and Mount Vernon, Va. Soldier Ride is a cycling event involving adaptive hand cycles, trikes, and bicycles that have been ...

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  7. Wounded vets cycling to raise rehab awarenessRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... Project Soldier Ride begins Tuesday at National Harbor and continues through Saturday with events in Annapolis, Lorton, Va., and Mount Vernon, Va. Soldier Ride is a cycling event involving adaptive hand cycles, trikes, and bicycles that have been ...

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  8. Va. Town house fire under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 13 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... house fire under control in less than 20 minutes that happened in Woodbridge, Va. Sunday morning. Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters responded to the report of a town house fire at 3511 Covered Bridge Ln. at 10:06 a.m. Authorities ...

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  9. Fairfax County Planning Commission Recommends Approval for ESI Green Energy ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | SBWire

    The Fairfax County Planning Commission voted to recommend approval of Envirosolution's Green Energy Park on the site of its construction debris landfill in Lorton Virginia.

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  10. Planning Commission endorses landfill planRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Fairfax Times

    A proposal to extend the life of a Lorton construction debris landfill and use it as an alternative energy generation site earned a tepid endorsement from the Fairfax County Planning Commission Thursday.

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  11. Restaurant Trends - Growing And Emerging Concepts - Change and Activity April 8, 2014Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Restaurant News Resource

    Lorton, VA-based FIVE GUYS BURGERS & FRIES has increased by 63 units, from 1149 to 1212 and entered into SD.

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  12. Crime Maps: High Speed Chase, McDonald's Robbery, Stabbing During Store Theft and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | Patch.com

    ... An employee reported someone entered the business and took property. Franconia District ROBBERY , 9000 block of Lorton Station Boulevard, 3/29/14, 4:06 p.m. A man entered a restaurant and displayed a handgun to an employee. The suspect took cash and ...

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  13. DNA test is latest to confirm ID of American WWII soldier buried in GermanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 7 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Samples then were sent to a DNA testing facility at University of Wisconsin-Madison and to Bode Technology Group in Lorton, Va., for independent confirmation. Bode not only confirmed the French crime lab's results on Monday, but announced that it ...

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  14. ESI Modifies Green Energy Park in Response to Community InputRead the original story

    Monday Apr 7 | SBWire

    EnviroSolutions Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has filed changes to its proposed Green Energy Park on the site of its construction debris landfill in Lorton Virginia.

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  15. Kristin Helman leads Sun Herald's College Hoops ShootoutRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | Sunherald.com

    ... of Long Beach took the second round, while Pascagoula's Mookie Burkes captured the third round. Marcel Wells of Lorton, Va. won the fifth round. Fans can still register for the round-by-round contest before Monday's championship Game at ...

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  16. Stroller for April 5, 2014Read the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Times

    Lorton, Va., daughter of Robert and Nancy Young, of Shreveport ... Martha McConnell, 90, of Shreveport. ... Erica Sweet, of Shreveport. Celebrated a birthday April 3: Chance Godfrey, 25, of Stonewall. Celebrated a birthday April 4: Billy "Bloodhound" Jack, of Shreveport. Editor's note: Caddo, Bossier and DeSoto Animal Control will not pick up all unwanted animals. If you bring in your domestic animal, mainly dogs and cats, the Animal Control office will accept them. Bossier Animal Control, (318) 741-8499, Caddo Animal Control, (318) 226-6624 or DeSoto Animal Control, (318) 871-2900. Dogs and cats are available for adoption at Bossier, Caddo and DeSoto. To place information in Stroller, call (318) 459-3233 between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. weekdays and between 2 and 5 p.m. weekends or send email to peachesealy@gannett.com Label: Attention Stroller.

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  17. Cutting-Edge Radar to Help Save Victims Beneath the RubbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | AccuWeather.com

    ... for Disaster and Emergency Response (FINDER) at the team's training facility, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, in Lorton, Va. (NASA/Bill Ingalls) With the original design, the team faced multiple challenges including developing the prototypes within less ...

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  18. Betty Scrivner, 80, St. CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The Des Moines Register

    Lorton, Va.; brother-in-law, Charles Scrivner of Springfield, Ill., sister-in-law, Mary Peak of Knoxville, Ia., sister-in-law, Lois Burt of Cedar Rapids, Ia., sister-in-law, May Ewart of Ariz., sister-in-law, Sue Wright of Falls Church, Va. as well as other relatives and many friends. Cremation was arranged by Kale Funeral Home and no services are scheduled at this time. Online condolences may be directed to the family at www.kalefuneralhome.com

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  19. Join The Military To Become A MillionaireRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | PR Log

    Apr. 1, 2014 - LORTON, Va. -- Written specifically for the military . Our troops are begging for this financial advice and I have assembled it all together in one easy place and made it interactive so as to change behavior.

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  20. TST Mid-Atlantic OutingRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | The Sand Trap

    I know I am late to the dance but let me know if you set up another after May 1. I have signed up for a lot of VSGA one day events and am always amenable to playing at Laurel Hills in Lorton, VA.

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