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Feb 9, 2013
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Witnesses: Teen in UMW fall took LSD
Witnesses told police that a 17-year-old boy who jumped through a fifth-floor window at a University of Mary Washington residence hall Oct. 11 had taken LSD, according to a search warrant affidavit filed in the case.
Misspelling keeps youth director off sex registry
Phillip W. Lanier’s name is online in countless places for his work in children’s music and drama.
State budget cuts tough on growing Mary Washington campus
For the University of Mary Washington, which is in the midst of an $85 million effort to update its student facilities, Virginia’s budget cuts couldn’t have come at a worse time.
Redskins report card: Deshazo hands out grades after Washington's win
Quarterback Colt McCoy came off the bench to leads Washington past Tennessee.
Be willing to change, movie exec tells Fredericksburg-area businesses
The University of Mary Washington’s 2014 executive-in-residence Dan Wolfe had one major lesson to impart to the Fredericksburg business community: change or die.
Readers rev up for I-95 express lanes
As we get closer to the opening of the Interstate 95 express lanes, we'll be giving you more information to help with the transition.
Spotsylvania planners endorse 59-home project
The landowners of a proposed 59-home subdivision off Chancellor Road have agreed to pay for road improvements valued at nearly $1 million if the development is approved.
Fredericksburg extends free parking time for holidays
Fredericksburg is rolling out the welcome mat for downtown Christmas shoppers by doubling the time for free on-street parking.
Proposals aim to broaden mural's diversity in Spotsylvania
Spotsylvania County has received two proposals that would add diversity to a mural depicting the area's history.
Battlefields get preservation grants
Nearly 12 acres on two Civil War battlefields in the Fredericksburg region received federal funds to help protect the land from development.
Civil War Trust proclaims 40,000 acres preserved
The Civil War Trust announced today that it has preserved 40,000 battlefield acres, pushed across that mark by its acquisition of nearly the whole North Anna battlefield in Louisa and Hanover counties.
Converted garage burns in Stafford
A Stafford County home was damaged by fire Saturday evening.
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