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Feb 12, 2013
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Late openings and closings
Here's the latest list of weather-related schedule changes around Fredericksburg.
Teen shot in the back
A 14-year-old boy is recovering after being shot in the back Monday night, authorities said.
Raceway receives noise waiver
The planned Dominion Raceway in Spotsylvania County will be able to hold racing events until 11 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and other select dates, despite the objections of some nearby residents.
City approves Burger King
City Council approved the fast-food eatery at the Cowan Crossings development
Man pleads guilty to robbing cabbie
A man who beat up a cab driver during an attempted robbery in Fredericksburg was convicted of two felony charges.
Four prominent local lawyers retiring
The attorneys have all long practiced in downtown Fredericksburg and are well-known in the local business community.
Mental health boost backed
Gov. Bob McDonnell will propose $38 million in additional funding for mental health services in the state budget.
Do we get fewer snow storms nowadays?
Remember "Snowmageddon?" Or "Snowpocalypse?" What about the Blizzard of '96? Chris White looks at the frequency of big storms that have hit our area in the past.
18 ways you can help for the holidays
The Salvation Army is among several area charities that could use some help this holiday season. See our list of ways that you can lend a hand.
EDITORIAL: Richard III’s remains unearthed
Now how about his reputation?
TODAY'S EDITORIAL CARTOON
LETTER: Spotsy schools serious about attendance
LETTER: Spending, not saving, seems the modern way
LETTER: Raising gas tax won’t fix transportation woes