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Feb 5, 2013
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Tax exemption off table in baseball talks
Fredericksburg Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw said this week's initial meeting with representatives of the group seeking to build a stadium complex in the city was 'productive' and one issue has been resolved.
A sunny Friday, but chance of weekend storms
Today will feature mostly sunny skies and high temperatures in the mid-80s around Fredericksburg.
Former school director guilty in battery case
A former program director at a Christian boarding school for troubled teens in Caroline County has been convicted of sexual battery.
Charges dropped against man in drive-by
All charges were dropped Thursday against a Ruther Glen man in connection with a drive-by shooting last summer.
Colonial Beach students may move soon
While more than 300 Colonial Beach elementary students will begin the school year next Tuesday in the high school building, their stay may be just two weeks.
FBI agent final witness in corruption trial
An FBI agent testified Thursday that former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife spent many nights together in the governor’s mansion, a final effort to undercut the defense argument that the couple's failing marriage made a conspiracy implausible.
Candidate Dave Brat thanks supporters
Congressional candidate Dave Brat met with supporters at his campaign office in Spotsylvania County Thursday.
Made in FredVA competition kicking off
Applications for the second annual Made in FredVA business startup competition will be accepted beginning Tuesday.
Caroline fills Planning Commission post
The Caroline Board of Supervisors has appointed Charles L.E. Shewbridge Jr. to fill the seat representing the Madison district on the Planning Commission.
UMW Freshmen: 11 things you should know
Welcome to Fredericksburg, UMW freshmen! Reporter Lindley Estes has put together a primer for your first year in Fredericksburg.
Spotsy investigates $200K jewelry theft
Spotsylvania County authorities are investigating a home break-in that left a homeowner with nearly $200,000 worth of jewelry missing.
King George fire termed 'suspicious'
Officials are investigating a fire that destroyed a King George County home early Tuesday.
Ratings third best for Super Bowl
Baltimore had the highest rating of any individual city.
BRIEFS: New owners updating Jake & Mike’s in city
Following milestone, stocks suffer biggest drops of the year
BRIEF: Government to sue Standard & Poor’s