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Feb 12, 2013
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There's an app for that: VRE close to mobile ticketing app
The launch date is within sight for a new mobile app that will allow Virginia Railway Express riders to handle all their ticket needs in the palm of their hand.
Obama's immigration plan generates mixed reaction in Virginia
President Barack Obama’s decision to exempt more than 5 million illegal immigrants living in the United States from deportation has sparked both celebration and outrage.
Former Virginia senator takes steps toward White House run
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in 2016.
Orange hopes to pick superintendent Monday
The Orange County School Board may be ready to make and announce its choice for the next schools superintendent early next week.
Security increased at North Stafford High School on Friday
Law enforcement presence was ramped up at North Stafford High School Friday after a “non-specific comment” was made about the school on a social media site
Shotgun blast through ceiling leads to Fredericksburg man's arrest
A Fredericksburg man has been charged with a felony for accidentally firing a shot through his downstairs neighbor's ceiling, police said.
Marine's humor, devotion remembered
A recently-married Marine was killed by a drunken driver in California, according to his obituary.
King George woman dies in crash
A woman was killed Thursday morning after the car she was driving struck a tree in King George County.
Spotsylvania residents hit by utilities scam
Local authorities want to cut the cord on a scam involving unsolicited phone calls from people posing as Dominion Virginia Power representatives.
How will new regional landfill fees work? Board still debating
Those that oversee the Rappahannock regional landfill are eyeing different ways to begin residential trash drop-off fees in order to make the fee system fair.
Students at UMW debate Greek life
Students and administrators at the University of Mary Washington crowded into the campus' Lee Hall for a town hall discussing the possibility of institutionalizing Greek life at the school.
BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Defense sparks Chargers' win
WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Devils seize control of ACC
MLB: Workouts open with optimism
PRO BASKETBALL: Wizards end road skid
ACC REPORT: Anderson earns conference honors
BOYS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Cavaliers hold off Knights
GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Cavaliers advance to face Courtland in semifinal round
HIGH SCHOOL PLAYOFF PAIRINGS
GYMNASTICS NOTEPAD: Stafford County gymnasts eye state medals
SWIMMING NOTEPAD: Locals do well at DAC meet
TOP HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING TIMES
LOCAL ATHLETES IN COLLEGE: Melkun shines at ODAC championships
NBA NOTES: Pacers' Granger close to return
MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Hoyas thwart Marquette
COLLEGE BASKETBALL NOTES: Indiana still No. 1 in poll despite loss
MLB NOTES: Bourn, Indians agree to contract
NFL NOTES: Vick trades pay for shot to start
American Ligety wins second gold medal of worlds
SPORTS BRIEFS: Williams can regain top ranking at Qatar Open