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Feb 9, 2013
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Fires heavily damage two area homes
Two fires ravaged homes in both Fredericksburg and Stafford County overnight, displacing both families after the fires were extinguished.
Spotsy ready to roll on new VRE station
The oft-delayed Virginia Railway Express station project in Spotsylvania County seems to have finally reached the starting line.
PNC closing downtown branch
For the first time since 1820 the historic National Bank building may not play host to a financial institution.
Pencil in a tax break on supplies for school
This year, the average family will spend nearly $700 to stock up for the school year, according to the National Retail Federation.
Ex-governor’s corruption trial focuses on marriage
The corruption trial for ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife plunged Tuesday into the sordid details of the couple’s marriage and the former first lady’s “crush” on a businessman who, according to prosecutors, lavished them with gifts and cash in exchange for promoting his company.
Fire probe leads police to youths
Two juveniles facing possible felony charges after being caught on camera setting a fire at a Fredericksburg business, police said.
Bike in place to help fallen Marine's family
Fundraiser for family of fallen Marine hopes to raise $5,000 to build a back yard play area for his children.
Culpeper police arrest man after shots fired
A 24-year-old Culpeper man was arrested Tuesday after two shots were fired behind the Depot off Commerce Street.
Study: Floods more common at Beach
Colonial Beach, Lewisetta and Gloucester Point are among the sites in the United States flooding more frequently because of climate-related sea-level rise, a report says.
Two charged after fight at McDonald's
A household move turned into a public dispute and led to two arrests Saturday, police said.
PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Bears shock Eagles
Riverbend pulls off upset in district playoffs.
NBA: Wizards vs. Nets
McPhee won’t alter Caps’ roster
Terrapins get coach’s message
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL PLAYOFF PAIRINGS
PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP
NORTHWEST REGION SWIMMING: Patriots dominate regional
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL TOP 25 ROUND UP: Duke downs U.Va.
NORTHWEST REGION WRESTLING