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  1. Excessive Force Lawsuit Filed Against OC Over 2013 Beach MeleeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Dispatch

    A Virginia woman involved in a beach melee three years ago filed suit in federal court last week against an Ocean City police officer, the department, the Town of Ocean City and Worcester County, alleging excessive force and negligence among other charges. Last Wednesday, nearly three years to the day of the July 2013 incident, Dalima Palmer, now 27, of Dumfries, Va., filed suit in U.S. District Court against the officer who allegedly tackled her to the ground while she was nine months pregnant during a brawl on the beach, two more OCPD officers who allegedly denied her medical attention while in police custody and other officers who remained in her hospital room at PRMC while she gave birth to her child via C-section.

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  2. Lawsuit: Excessive force used during pregnant woman's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A Virginia woman is accusing an Ocean City, Maryland, police officer of slamming her to the ground during an arrest while she was pregnant. The Daily Record of Baltimore reports Dalima Palmer of Dumfries, Virginia, filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing Officer Michael Kirkland of using excessive force during a 2013 arrest after a beach disturbance report.

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  3. Fairfax Little League Big League All Star Team almost wins state championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Fairfax Times

    ... out scoring District 6 (Craddock/ Chesapeake) 15-0 in 5 innings. The second game on Friday was against District 9 (Dumfries-Triangle-Quantico)(DTQ). They are the reigning state champions for the past two years and beat Fairfax in the championship ...

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  4. Fairfax Little League Big League All Star Team almost win state championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Fairfax Times

    ... out scoring District 6 (Craddock/ Chesapeake) 15-0 in 5 innings. The second game on Friday was against District 9 (Dumfries-Triangle-Quantico)(DTQ). They are the reigning state champions for the past two years and beat Fairfax in the championship ...

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  5. Wounded Dumfries vet, family gifted $10,000 in furnitureRead the original story

    Friday Jul 15 | Potomac Local

    ... military family in need of new bedroom furnishings. Special Operations Team Sgt. Timothy Goodrich and his family of Dumfries, Va. were selected by Bassett and Freedom Alliance as the perfect recipient for the upcoming donation. Goodrich was wounded ...

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  6. Missionaries from Russia and Germany come to DumfriesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Potomac Local

    Hi Uriah, my name is John Stolnis and I am the Director of Publicity at Crossroads Presbyterian Church in Dumfries, VA. I'm writing to you to pitch a story that I think would be terrific for Potomac Local.

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  7. Updated: Fire breaks out near Prince William landfillRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Potomac Local

    We have more information from Prince William County fire and rescue on the blaze that broke out near the county's landfill Monday afternoon. On Monday, July 11th at 4:22 p.m., fire and rescue crews were dispatched to a commercial fire at ASAP Auto Recycling and Salvage located at 14823 Dumfries Road in Dumfries.

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  8. Heartland Dental Open House Career Fair on Wed., July 20 National HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Potomac Local

    ... Assistants, Front Office and Dental Hygienists across the NOVA area in Alexandria, Lorton, Springfield, Dale City, Dumfries, Manassas, Fairfax, Herndon and Ashburn! Because it is the largest Dental Support Organization in the U.S. and is a career ...

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  9. Underfollowed High-Dividend Energy Preferred Stock Yields 9% With Bond-Like RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Seeking Alpha

    ... It acquired two asphalt terminalling facilities from Axeon Specialty Products, located in Wilmington, N.C. and Dumfries, Va. Furthermore, it entered into a long-term storage, throughput and handling agreement with Axeon Marketing LLC. Axeon, or its ...

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  10. Dumfries artist launches 'The Gravestone Project' to raise...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Potomac Local

    Hello Potomac Local, I am an artist based out of Dumfries with a new project discussing the recent homicides in Prince William County. The Gravestone Project addresses the outbreak of homicides that have been occuring in Prince William County this year .

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  11. Stafford County Administrator Anthony Romanello resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Potomac Local

    ... Fredericksburg's Free Lance-Star that he has family in the Richmond region. Romanello's resignation follows that of Dumfries Town Manager Dan Taber who resigned Tuesday. Potomac Local News is independent local news published daily, serving Prince ...

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  12. Changes come to ACTS Thrift Store in DumfriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Potomac Local

    We've reorganized the shopping experience by categorizing the clothing, housewares, furniture, etc. We've added a purse wall and sorted the accessories as well.

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  13. Food fight: Competitive eating champ preserves her title at Z-Burger contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... bite and swallow." Several other eaters agreed with that plan of attack. "Munchin'" Mike Longo, hailing from Dumfries, Virginia, has done 100 contests in his career. He attended Friday's competition on his lunch break from work, and planned to go ...

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  14. Dumfries lowers BPOL taxes. Increased hotel fee to recoup lost revenue.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Potomac Local

    ... fee in place, town leaders expect to make up all of the lost revenue incurred with the reduction of the BPOL tax. Dumfries has two hotels - A Super 8 and a Sleep In. Both are located at the intersection of Routes 1 and 234. Potomac Local News is ... 1 comment

  15. Dumfries author traces footsteps of the Army of Northern VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | Potomac Local

    I wanted to let you know that local author Robert Orrison's new book, The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign has just been released. Rob lives in Dumfries, VA, within Prince William County.

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  16. 2 people shot at home in DumfriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    Police said in a news release that they got a call about the shooting shortly after 9 p.m. on Friday. Shortly afterward, a man arrived at the emergency room of a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound.

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  17. Two shot in DumfriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | Potomac Local

    ... For Immediate Release *** On June 24, 2016 at 9:06PM, Officers responded to the 1600 block of Fort Fisher Court in Dumfries (20188) in reference to a possible shooting. A short time later, a person admitted himself into the emergency room of Sentara ...

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  18. Two shot in Dumfries area of Prince WilliamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | The Washington Post

    They said one admitted himself to a hospital emergency room and a second was found at a house in the 1600 block of Fort Fisher Court.

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  19. What to do this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Potomac Local

    ... we find interesting. Want to tip us to your event? Tweet us @PotomacLocal It's this Saturday night at Tim's in Dumfries . The not on the fourth fireworks show . We will have live music https://t.co/cyTlBf9CdA Friday Night's FREE movie at the Harris ...

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  20. Dumfries effort to urge removal of Possum Point coal ash failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Potomac Local

    The Dumfries Town Council on Tuesday struck down a motion to pass a resolution demanding the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to require Dominion to haul away toxic coal ash from Possum Point Power Station on the Potomac River. The utility is in the process of consolidating water and toxic coal ash - a by-product produced when the power plant burned coal from 1947 to 2003 before it converted to gas - from four coal ash ponds into one lined pond.

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