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Feb 5, 2013
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Nelson Mandela dies at 95
"We’ve lost our greatest son," said South African president Jacob Zuma, after the passing of civil rights legend Nelson Mandela today.
Holiday parades pile on the cheer
A look at holiday parades coming up in the Fredericksburg region.
UMW class gives $10K to area nonprofits
UMW class has awarded $10,000 in grants from Doris Buffet's Learning By Giving Foundation, to three local non-profit organizations.
Man charged with murder in fatal fight
Stafford authorities have filed three additional felony charges against a man accused of killing another man in a dispute over a drug deal.
Rappahannock Parkway makes comeback
VDOT presents a study aimed at solving the battle between local officials over the area’s congestion problems.
Film captures new view of river
A long-awaited film about the Rappahannock River is progressing and should be ready sometime next spring.
McAuliffe: Mental health needs a 'fix'
Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe expects changes to Virginia’s mental health system in the upcoming state budget process and legislative session.
18 ways you can help for the holidays
The Salvation Army is among several area charities that could use some help this holiday season. See our list of ways that you can lend a hand.
Stafford subdivision to front reservoir
New residential community in Stafford will back up to Rocky Pen Reservoir. Homes will be priced between $500,000 and $600,000.
Microbrewery to open downtown
Marine veteran plans to open a microbrewery and restaurant at the former Fatty J's space on George Street.
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