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  1. 1 dead after multi-vehicle I-66 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    One person died in a crash on Interstate 66 near Haymarket, Virginia, which closed the westbound lanes through the Monday morning commute. A multi-vehicle crash happened on I-66 near Exit 43 between Gainesville and Haymarket at around 9 a.m. One person died in the crash, Virginia State Police said.

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  2. Fatal crash closes I-66 westbound near HaymarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | WTOP-FM Washington

    The Virginia State Police say that one person died in the crash, which happened at around 9 a.m. Two medevacs are on their way to the scene. On account of Monday's extreme heat, the Virginia Department of Transportation says, officers are heading up and down the line of stopped cars to make sure drivers don't run out of fuel by keeping their air conditioning running.

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  3. Record-setting Va. high school pitcher may face tough decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    This June, the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft could be dominated by high school arms in a way we haven't seen in years. Highly touted Riley Pint from Kansas and Jason Groome from New Jersey lead the class, which could see as many as four or five high school pitchers taken in the top half of the first round.

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  4. Furry friends welcome at Virginia pet expoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    From dogs to cats, to pigs and monkeys, pets of all types roamed the aisles at the Super Pet Expo at the Dulles Expo Center. Organizer Eric Udler of Bethesda, Maryland, said the event has activities to keep pets entertained and numerous vendors for pet parents to buy treats, toys and other products for their four-legged friends.

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  5. New phase for controversial power line project in HaymarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A controversial plan to string high-voltage power lines through part of Prince William County, Virginia, has entered a new phase, and the first of several public hearings was held Wednesday night. Dominion Virginia Power's application to send a 230 kV transmission line with 100-foot tall towers through Haymarket and build a new substation was filed with the Virginia State Corporation Commission last November The proposed project is now under review, and as part of that process the Virginia SCC held two public hearings Wednesday at Battlefield High School.

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  6. Northern Va. leaders seek gas tax hike to fund roads, transitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In a bid to draw in more funding for Northern Virginia's road and transit systems, several agencies and governments in the region want the General Assembly to raise local gas taxes. "We simply think it's correcting an oversight, but there are those who view it the other way," says Virginia Transportation Secretary Aubrey Layne at a Commonwealth Transportation Board meeting last month.

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  7. Spacious new retreat for wounded veterans opensRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In the wooded hills of Prince William County, an unlikely oasis has arisen for wounded American soldiers and their families. Away from drab hospital rooms and rehab centers and cafeteria food, the Bull Run Warrior Retreat allows veterans and their families to go fishing, play games, visit local landmarks - or sit on a porch, gaze at the Bull Run Mountains and do nothing.

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  8. VRE holds public meeting on expanding service in Prince William Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In Prince William County, Virginia - where land is being rapidly developed and the population is booming - Virginia Railway Express is considering expanding its train service. It would be an 11-mile extension from Manassas west to Gainesville, and into the town of Haymarket.

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  9. Four men, teenager charged with Prince William Co. gang rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A woman was raped by four men and a teenager while she was incapacitated in Prince William County last month, according to information police released Thursday. On Oct. 23, a 39-year-old Gainesville woman told police she was sexually assaulted in the 5300 block of Chaffins Farm Court in Haymarket.

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  10. Board steps in to protect family farm from I-66 projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | WTOP-FM Washington

    One of the last working farms in Prince William County has been granted a reprieve by the state of Virginia, which had intended to build a commuter lot on the land along Interstate 66. The family-owned cattle farm has been around for 79 years and was slated to become the Haymarket park-and-ride, one of several parking lots the Virginia Department of Transportation plans to build as part of proposed improvements to the interstate corridor . On Monday, the Prince William County board of supervisors held a special hearing to approve sending a letter to VDOT officially requesting that the Heflins' 125- acre Cedars Farm be removed as the proposed site for the Haymarket commuter lot.

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