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  1. Fire Chief Selects Rodney V. Colbert for Deputy ChiefRead the original story

    Monday | Fairfax County

    ... started his career as a recruit firefighter in April 1990, and was initially assigned to Fire and Rescue Station 19, Lorton. Career promotion and subsequent assignments include: As Chief Training Officer, he will be responsible for basic training, ...

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  2. 'WOW' Houses: Tudor Charm, Lakeside Living, Horseback RidingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Patch.com

    ... y on the market? Check out these homes recently featured on our Patch sites in Virginia and DC: Sign up today for the Lorton Patch newsletter! Just click on the NEWS icon at the very bottom of the page.

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  3. News Briefs -- FairfaxTimes.comRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Fairfax Times

    ... with the Silver Line Metrorail; and • Combining routes 493 and 494, with service proposed to operate between Lorton, Saratoga, Springfield, and Tysons via the 95 and 495 Express Lanes. Routes affected by the proposed changes are 422, 423, ...

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  4. Fire Causes $100,000 Damage to Lorton RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded to a commercial building fire Tuesday at 10 a.m., in the Lorton area, according to a news release from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue. Firefighters encountered heavy smoke and fire coming from the roof in the rear of the building upon arrival.

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  5. Woodbridge woman killed in crash on BeltwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Potomac Local

    ... 9, of Woodbridge, Virginia died at the scene; she was not wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the BMW, Anthony Adams of Lorton was not injured.

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  6. 'WOW' Houses: Screened Porches, Luxury Baths, Potomac ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Patch.com

    ... al properties currently on the market and recently featured on our Virginia and DC Patch sites. Sign up for the daily Lorton Patch newsletter and breaking news alerts! Just click on the NEWS icon below at the very bottom of the page.

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  7. Va. man wins $1 Million on Powerball DrawingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Va. man wins $1 Million on Powerball Drawing LORTON, Va. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1C1Vg01 Arthur Galanis, of Springfiled purchased his winning ticket at the Guston Shell Service Center in Lorton, according to lottery officials.

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  8. Democrat Announces Run for 42nd DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Patch.com

    ... have two boys both attending Fairfax County Public Schools. Virginia's 42nd District covers part of West Springfield, Lorton, and Fairfax Station, as well as the Gunston area South of Fort Belvoir. Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe won the ...

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  9. Test Engineer/AnalystRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Monster.com

    ... designs, planning, execution, and reporting evaluating radiation detection systems. This position is based in Lorton, VA. A qualified candidate will possess critical analytical skills. Proficiency in the application of analytic methods and analysis ...

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  10. Kelly: Model ship built by a Lorton inmate long ago is restored for former prison's museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | The Washington Post

    ... the materials had, in fact once been a sailing ship - a model made 50 or so years ago by an inmate at the District's Lorton prison in Fairfax County. Harder because it's doubtful that the prisoner had ever built a model ship before. Certain ...

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  11. Prince William schools educate staff, students and parents on human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Washington Post

    ... FBI in 2012 - the largest juvenile sex trafficking bust in the United States up to that time - involved girls from Lorton and Woodbridge, she said. It is difficult to collect accurate data on human trafficking in Virginia because the state does not ...

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  12. Arts calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Fairfax Times

    ... display in “Drink This! The Workhouse International Ceramic Cup Show,” at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton through Feb. 2. Meet the artists and view the 76 vessels at a reception Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. QuinTango Argentina's ...

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  13. Parents take to social media to vent over a terriblea decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Fairfax Times

    ... one family gave up the wait and headed home. Similar reports abound from across the county. Toni Russo, a parent of a Lorton Station Elementary School student, decided to keep her daughter home from school today rather than brave the roads. ...

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  14. Metro School of the Arts Performs and Directs "the Last Five Years"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Patch.com

    Students of the Metropolitan School of the Arts of Alexandria and Lorton, Va. will debut their first, student-directed, produced performance on Fri., Jan., 16 at 7:30 p.m., Sat., Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Jan. 18 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at The Atlas Performing Arts Theatre at 1333 H Street., NE, in Washington, D.C. Tickets are $15 per person and can be purchased online at www.metropolitanarts.org .

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  15. Office workers beware: Your desk chair may not sit right with your bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... on the chair," says physical therapist Anne Wendel, clinic director for the MedStar NRH Rehabilitation Network in Lorton, Virginia . She says it is important to adjust the chair for proper lumbar support, adding, "If you can't reach the floor ...

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  16. Hold Board of Supervisors accountable for spendingRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Fairfax Times

    ... only Herrity voting NO, the BOS approved a $30 million bank bailout to pay off an unsecured loan belonging to the Lorton Arts Foundation. In 2014, our real estate taxes increased over 2013 because property values increased. But, the BOS with only ...

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  17. Driving the 95 Express Lanes in 95 secondsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | WTOP-FM Washington

    I took a test drive on the southbound lanes Wednesday afternoon, successfully dodging delays in the main lanes through Lorton, Woodbridge, Dumfries and Quantico. The 29-mile trip cost $8.60.

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  18. Police Report Robbery, Abduction at Gunpoint at Gunston Plaza in LortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Police said in their crime report Tuesday that a robbery and abduction took place in Lorton one evening last week. The robbery and abduction took place in the 7700 block of Gunston Plaza on Monday, Dec. 22 at 9:55 p.m. The victim was walking through a parking lot and approached by two men in a vehicle.

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  19. Lorton Development a Top 2014 Story for Fairfax County GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | Patch.com

    ... Laurel Hill. As we count down the days to a new year, Fairfax County looked back at some of their top news for 2014. Lorton came in at #5 out of 6 top stories on the county's list : D.C.'s old Lorton Prison will be transformed into a mixed-use ...

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  20. Two Dogs Die in Woodbridge House FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Patch.com

    According to the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Firefighters, the fire occurred at 7:45 p.m. in the 14200 block of Chesterfield Drive in Woodbridge. The fire, which reportedly started after a resident left food on the stove, spread from the kitchen to the entire first floor, WUSA 9 reports .

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