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Feb 12, 2013
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Competition isn't over for Fredericksburg celebrity chef Crump
Local chef eliminated on "Top Chef" hopes to win "Last Chance Kitchen" contest for chance to return to the show.
Recent Caroline shootings are gang-related, police say
An arrest was made within hours of an early Thursday morning shooting that authorities say is the third gang-related shooting in Caroline County in the past month.
Candidates in Virginia's 7th District race meet in forum
For the first and only time, all three candidates for the 7th Congressional District shared a stage Thursday, and they each made the case that they would be the most independent voice if sent to Congress.
Jury deliberating in Stafford slaying case
A Stafford County jury is trying to decide whether Mark T. Howsare was justified when he shot and killed William Conner Jan. 19.
Police seek man in Spotsylvania pharmacy heist
Spotsylvania County authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed a local pharmacy Wednesday.
Stafford woman sentenced for selling drugs
A Stafford woman has been ordered to serve nearly 12 years in federal prison for selling drugs authorities allege she received from an indicted county doctor.
Two convicted in Fredericksburg shooting
Two men who tried to rob a suspected drug dealer and ended up shooting him earlier this year pleaded guilty to multiple charges Thursday in Fredericksburg Circuit Court.
At murder trial, testimony claims Howsare fired in 'rage'
Mark T. Howsare, 63, is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated malicious wounding and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Stafford planners outline concerns about 561-townhome proposal
The Stafford Planning Commission considered a preliminary subdivision plan Wednesday for 561 townhomes, but deferred the matter after commissioners brought up a number of concerns.
Local housing still recovering
Bowman's master distiller dies
BUSINESS BRIEFS: BobbyPins & Blush has opened in city
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EDA will help fund city's Main Street Initiative