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Feb 8, 2013
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Statewide alert scheduled today
The drill is designed to give schools, businesses and residents a chance to activate and test emergency plans.
Gonzales expected to take the stand
Arthur Gonzales will give his account of what took place at the family residence when he fired four bullets into the chest of his wife in what he claims was self-defense.
Small dog attacked by pit bull dies
The small dog attacked by a pit bull in the Leavells Crossing neighborhood has died, its owner said today.
Spotsy school days get longer
The school day will be 25 minutes longer for Spotsylvania County students starting March 14 to recapture time lost in the most recent snowstorm.
Stafford cops, teachers to face off
County educators will take on law enforcement officers in the annual D.A.R.E. Basketball this Friday at Brooke Point High School.
Intersection work about to get busy
The real work is about to start on the Falmouth intersection widening project.
Caroline YMCA will open Friday, but not for workouts
Because of some delays, members won’t be able to use the facility just yet.
Stafford bride wins gown from TV 'Boss'
Jessica Plew was looking at wedding dresses with two girlfriends when she spotted a sweepstakes.
City eyes change to car-tax billing
Treasurer Brenda Wood is asking to return to two-installment billing for the personal property tax.
Local housing prices up, sales down
Here's the latest data on the Fredericksburg area real-estate market.
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