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Feb 9, 2013
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Witnesses at Fredericksburg murder trial produce conflicts
A jury heard testimony late into the evening Wednesday, the second day of a trial that was scheduled for two days. Closing arguments are scheduled for Thursday.
Stafford considers 14 schools for redistricting
Students at 14 elementary and middle schools in Stafford could potentially be impacted by a process to reduce overcrowding at the county’s schools.
DeShazo: ACC can't hide from off-court scandals
At the league's Operation Basketball media event, the topic of the day wasn't hoops. It was malfeasance, proven and alleged.
Full field seeking Colonial Beach council spots
There are four available seats on the Colonial Beach Town Council in the Nov. 4 election, and nine candidates are hoping to fill them.
Gunman guilty in Westmoreland double shooting
An 11-year-old boy from Lancaster County was injured in the 2013 shooting and he eventually identified the shooter.
Virginia to remove guardrails with suspected safety issues
The Virginia Department of Transportation’s decision comes after 13 other states have already removed the guardrails from lists of approved products.
Russians deliver space station cargo after US flop
The Russian Space Agency launched its own cargo vessel from Kazakhstan and the spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station six hours later.
RG3 goes through full Redskins’ practice, could play Sunday
Griffin still needs to show a comfort level in the huddle and a mental command of the offense to get back on the field for the Washington Redskins.
Connecticut man remains jailed in Stafford after 'test drive'
A Connecticut man has spent a week in the Rappahannock Regional Jail following a “test drive” in Maryland that ended up in Stafford County.
Jake & Mike’s re-opening with new name, ownership
Jose Gonzales, owner of The Soup & Taco in downtown Fredericksburg, has purchased the business and will run it along with family members.
TV theft precedes police chase in Stafford County
Stafford County authorities are looking for a man who led deputies on a chase Monday evening after the theft of a television was reported at the Walmart off U.S. 17.
VDOT gears up for winter, which may be closer than we think
The highway department announced its preliminary snow-removal budget this week.
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