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  1. The Browning Homes Group Helped 5 Families Buy and Sell Homes in JanuaryRead the original story

    Thursday | PR.com

    ... sold for $900,000 and went to settlement on January 12, 2015. The second home listed on the market was located in the Lorton subdivision of Newington Heights. It was listed for sale by the Browning Homes Group in December 2014 and went under ...

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  2. Learn to save a life with Hands-Only CPR in only 30 minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Potomac Local

    The American Heart Association continues its program to train 8,500 local residents in Hands-Only CPR by hosting simultaneous events at three locations across Prince William County. Dale City Volunteer Fire Department, PHI Air Medical, and Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department will host simultaneous events on Thursday Feb. 26th from 7-9pm at the following locations: The public is invited to attend these events, where participants will learn to save a life with Hands-Only CPR in only 30 minutes.

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  3. Local Digest: Substance in meat that made dogs in Arlington ill was caffeineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Washington Post

    ... Police have identified a man found dead in a Mount Vernon-area drainage ditch in mid-February as Leonardo Orellana of Lorton. The body of the the 30-year-old was found on Feb. 13, after police were called to a wooded area near the 7500 block of ...

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  4. VDOT To Host 'Pardon Our Dust' Meeting for Route 1 Utility ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    ... impacts expected to begin in March.. The public can stop by between 6-8 p.m. Thursday at O.W.L. (Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton) Volunteer Fire Department-Station 2 (previously known as Botts Fire Hall), 1306 F St., Woodbridge. A presentation will begin ...

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  5. Man found dead in Mount Vernon area identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Washington Post

    Police have identified a man found dead in a Mount Vernon-area drainage ditch in mid-February as Leonardo Orellana of Lorton. The body of the the 30-year-old was found on Feb. 13, after police were called to a wooded area in the 7500 block of Vernon Square Drive for a report of an unresponsive man, Fairfax County police said.

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  6. Police investigate death of man fond in ditch in Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... the death of a man whose body was found in a drainage ditch in the Mount Vernon area. Leonardo Ornella, age 30, of Lorton was found in a wooded area in the 7500 block of Vernon Square Drive around 1:27 p.m. Friday, February 13th. The investigation ...

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  7. Owl VFD Chief shaves head for kids with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Potomac Local

    ... in five children with cancer will not survive. This is unacceptable to a group of members at the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department who are prepared to make a bald statement. These fire and rescue workers will be shaving their ...

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  8. Accidental Lorton Townhouse FireRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | 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 15-34 Date: February 23, 2015 Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a townhouse fire Sunday, February 22, 2015, at approximately 12:20 a.m., in the Lorton area of Fairfax County. The townhouse is located at 9510 Greencastle Lane.

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  9. Discarded cigarettes cause 4 fires in Fairfax Co. in a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The most recent fire early Sunday caused $173,000 in damage to a town house in the Lorton area, and an adjoining town house. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue responded to the fire at 9510 Greencastle Lane at 12:20 a.

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  10. Major delays on I-95 north near LortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Washington Post

    ... to clear the area. But drivers are advised to avoid the area. One of the backups is at Interstate 95 north near Lorton Road. The backups are said to be up to seven miles. Some lanes were getting by but traffic is moving slowly. It was not ...

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  11. Police: Hotel Robbed at Gunpoint Tuesday Night in LortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Patch.com

    The suspect was described as black, between 17 to 20 years of age, and about 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, police noted. The robbery took place in the 8100 block of Silverbrook Road, Tuesday night at 10:09 p.m., according to police.

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  12. California Tortilla to Hold Grand Opening Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Patch.com

    ... second California Tortilla franchise owned and operated by Zee Choudhury who opened his first California Tortilla in Lorton in November 2013. "I opened my first California Tortilla first and foremost because I love the food-it's made fresh, and ...

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  13. Randolph-Macon Professor presents on African-American Art at the Workhouse in LortonRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... of Fine Arts lecture series, Terrono will give a presentation and lead discussion at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton on Feb. 19. Terrono's presentation on the themes of exclusion and marginalization will include paintings, photographs and other ...

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  14. Carly Fiorina and her husband Frank Florina at their home in Lorton, Va. on Feb. 3, 2015.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | National Journal

    She lives in a gated community down a driveway so long that it's lined with its own streetlamps. Her $6.1 million house sits on five acres, with unobstructed views of the Potomac River.

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  15. Lorton Man Sentenced for Traveling to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct with Minor: FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Patch.com

    He was sentenced to 33 months in prison for traveling into DC to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor. Michael Angel Gutierrez, 50, of Lorton, Va., was sentenced Monday to 33 months in prison on a federal charge of traveling interstate to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor, the FBI announced this week in a news release.

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  16. Tim Sargeant Running for Mt. Vernon District Supervisor SeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Patch.com

    ... appointed by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to co-chair the task force to redevelop the former DC prison in Lorton. The plan resulted in the development of the Laurel Hill community, provided three sites for new schools, and set aside ...

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  17. Powerball Jackpot Climbs to $450 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Patch.com

    ... t. You can check your numbers after 11 p.m. at: So far this year, a Lorton man won $1 million and a Falls Church man won $1 million, both playing Powerball, by matching five numbers.

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  18. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Washington Post

    ... in 2002 after having established and monitored the department's purchase-card program, died Dec. 26 at his home in Lorton, Va. Mr. Sullivan was born in Pawtucket, R.I. He settled in the Washington area in 1985. On retiring from federal service, he ...

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  19. Lorton Art Program showcases D.C. inmates' artRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Potomac Local

    The Lorton Art Program has been working with inmates at the Washington D.C. Department of Corrections, and will be showcasing some of their works at an exhibit at the Westminster at Lake Ridge senior community in Occoquan. Work from the program will be shown at Westminster on February 9 at 3p.m. during an opening reception, and will be available for viewing until the end of March.

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  20. Police: Who Did $6,000 in Damage to Golf Carts in Lorton?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Patch.com

    Incident took place Jan. 18 at Lorton Amtrak Station; police say they are hoping someone will recognize the suspects captured on video. Fairfax County Police detectives at the Franconia Police District are trying to find out who did $6,000 in damage to several golf carts.

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