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Feb 12, 2013
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Baseball partners try to sweeten deal
The partners seeking to build a sports complex and bring minor league baseball's Hagerstown Suns to Fredericksburg have reduced by $4 million the amount of financial backing they are now requesting from the city.
Children's virus hits Richmond
Virginia is the latest state to detect a respiratory illness caused by an uncommon virus similar to the germ that causes the common cold.
City murder trial gets underway
John Edward Pegram II, 24, is charged with first-degree murder, two counts of robbery conspiracy and a firearms charges. His trial in Fredericksburg Circuit Court is expected to wrap up today.
Prescribed burns conducted in Spotsylvania today
That National Park Service will be conducting prescribed burns in Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield area, off Brock Road from about noon to 2 p.m.
Dance Trance moving to Eagle Village
Dance Trance, a dance fitness program, is moving to Eagle Village.
License plate stolen, parts of fence broken in city
Here's today's crime report from Frederickburg Police's Natatia Bledsoe.
Man pleads guilty to attempted abduction
A man faces up to 11 years in prison for an attempted abduction in Louisa County.
Relay foods expanding, hiring
Relay Foods, an online grocery store and farmers market is increasing its Richmond fulfillment center to accommodate increased demand.
Colonial Beach lowers tax increase
Taxes are still going up, but Colonial Beach residents will get a smaller bill than expected when the bills next come out.
Hope House gets a new name
A cheerful sign now declares the home Loisann's Hope House, named for the sister of developer Larry Silver.
Local business leaders tour armory
Local business representatives and Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce members got a detailed briefing Tuesday on the history and continuing mission of units stationed at the local National Guard Armory.
Part of Old Plank Road will close
A section of Old Plank Road at Five Mile Fork will be closed for two days as part of intersection reconstruction work related to the State Route 3 widening project, Spotsylvania announced Wednesday.
Man says thief grabbed his cash
Victim reports he had just cashed a check at a Fredericksburg business when a man stole his money, police said.
Local housing still recovering
Bowman's master distiller dies
BUSINESS BRIEFS: BobbyPins & Blush has opened in city
Local and national business news.
EDA will help fund city's Main Street Initiative