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  1. Must-See Haunt Returns to Lorton WorkhouseRead the original story

    Friday Sep 21 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... Arts Center has announced the return of Madhaunter's Madhouse haunted trail to the Workhouse (9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton) for a third year of scares on select nights from Oct. 5 - 31, 2018. Chosen as 2018's "#1 Must-See Haunt" in Virginia by ...

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  2. DC: Metro Announces Contracting Opportunity for Silver Line Extension ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Mass Transit

    ... contract award last month for the maintenance and operation of buses from Metro's new Cinder Bed Road bus facility in Lorton, Virginia. The Silver Line extension could open in 2020, dependent on completion of construction by MWAA, which is building ...

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  3. David Cain Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's WhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | 24-7 Press Release

    David Cain received an International Distinguished Leadership Award from the USA American Biographical Institute in 1996 and was named USA ABI Man of the Year in 1998. LORTON, VA, September 19, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present David Cain with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  4. Metro seeks bids from vendors for running the Silver Linea s Phase II newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... Metro awarded an $89 million contract for operating and maintaining buses out of the new Cinder Bed Road facility in Lorton, Virginia. Transit agencies that have contracted rail service through such public-private partnerships have enjoyed improved ...

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  5. Madhaunter's Madhouse haunted trail of terror returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Potomac Local

    LORTON, VA / September 12, 2018 - The Workhouse Arts Center is thrilled to announce the return of Madhaunter's Madhouse haunted trail of terror to the Workhouse for a third year of scares on select nights from October 5 - 31, 2018. Chosen as 2018's "#1 Must-See Haunt" in Virginia by thousands of passionate fans at http://thescarefactor.com Madhaunter's continues to achieve both popular and critical success, being chosen as Virginia's "Top Haunt" in 2016 and runner-up in 2017 by industry experts at http://frightfind.com as well as scaring the souls out of nearly ten thousand guests each year.

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  6. New museum features bullet-riddled Arkansas Game and Fish Commission truck from '10 shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 3 | NWAonline

    ... six or seven years while work on the project progressed. In July, it was transferred from its temporary location in Lorton, Va., to its permanent home in downtown Washington. Two forklifts, working in tandem, lifted the truck to the display area ...

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  7. Forging ahead: Bladesmithing gives troops, vets and caregivers a chance to bond, healRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    ... of the newly revamped Military in the Arts Initiative at Workhouse, a nonprofit in a former correctional facility in Lorton, Va., that provides visual and performing arts space and classes to the public. Workhouse previously offered studio space, ...

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  8. Labor union demands Metro GM's resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Washington Times

    ... angered when Metro awarded an $89 million contract to a private company to manage its new bus maintenance facility in Lorton, Virginia, rejecting a union bid in the process. Metro said it outsourced the facility to cut costs as part of an effort to ...

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  9. Neo-Nazi teen charged with killing girlfriend's parents still incompetentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... shooting dead his girlfriend's parents, Giampa mowed a giant swastika into the grass of a community field in Lorton, Virginia, where he lives. Residents told his parents about it instead of the police. He shared content which denied parts of the ...

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  10. Window Nation team builds home with Habitat for Humanity in LortonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Fairfax Times

    Window Nation, one of the country's leading window replacement companies, hosted a day of service where its employees helped assemble a home at a Habitat for Humanity site in Lorton on Wednesday, Aug. 8. The event is part of the company's Window Nation Cares program and launches a new partnership with the nonprofit organization that builds and ... (more)

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  11. Fairfax teen accused of killing parents of former girlfriend remains...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | The Washington Post

    ... in December remains incompetent to stand trial, a judge ruled Wednesday in Fairfax County. The now 18-year-old, of Lorton, was charged as a juvenile with the killings of Buckley Kuhn-Fricker, 43, and Scott Fricker, 48, on Dec. 22 in their Reston ...

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  12. Pop Culture popsicles opens in PurcellvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Loudoun Times

    ... the flavors are based on what we grew up on, but with a sophisticated twist," Bagwell said. They have partnered with Lorton-based Cascade Coffee, which makes nitro coffee brewed in small batches and served from a kegerator. The coffee has a froth ...

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  13. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Mass Transit

    Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced the south parking garage at the Huntington Station on the Yellow line will be closed indefinitely in preparation for demolition. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has awarded a contract for the maintenance and operation of buses from its new Cinder Bed Road bus facility in Lorton, Virginia.

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  14. Pop Culture popsicles to open in Purcellville on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Loudoun Times

    ... the flavors are based on what we grew up on, but with a sophisticated twist," Bagwell said. They have partnered with Lorton-based Cascade Coffee, which makes nitro coffee brewed in small batches and served from a kegerator. The coffee has a froth ...

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  15. Metro privatizes new bus contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Washington Times

    Metro announced Thursday it's outsourcing its new bus facility to reduce costs, angering its largest labor union, which accused the transit agency of union-busting. Metro awarded its $89 million contract to operate the new bus facility on Cinder Bed Road in Lorton, Virginia, to the private transportation company Transdev and rejected a bid from Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689.

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  16. In Move to Control Costs, Metro Awards Contract for New Bus Facility in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Mass Transit

    The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has awarded a contract for the maintenance and operation of buses from its new Cinder Bed Road bus facility in Lorton, Virginia, in a move expected to control cost growth while delivering quality service and preserving current employees' jobs. The contract was awarded to TransDev, the largest private provider of multiple modes of transportation in North America.

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  17. Metro privatizes bus garage, stoking tensions with union newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In the most significant move yet in Metro's push to replace more employees with private contractors , the transit agency awarded an $89 million contract Thursday to operate and maintain buses out of a new garage set to open in Lorton, Va. It could prove a setback in what had appeared to be easing tensions between Metro and its largest union.

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  18. Artwork from inmates at Virginia jails goes on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... jail officials in spring 2017 about beginning an art program; she had heard about a similar program at the former Lorton prison. She then expanded her program in the fall to the Fairfax jail, which is operated by the Fairfax County Sheriff's Office. ...

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  19. Can prisoners make art?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Fairfax Times

    ... to be of service to my community, but I didn't know exactly how. My dear friend Gina took me to a lecture at the Lorton Prison Workhouse back in 2015 that featured prison guards who had collected art from inmates back when Lorton was a functioning ...

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  20. Can art free prisoners?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Fairfax Times

    ... to be of service to my community, but I didn't know exactly how. My dear friend Gina took me to a lecture at the Lorton Prison Workhouse back in 2015 that featured prison guards who had collected art from inmates back when Lorton was a functioning ...

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