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Feb 23, 2013
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McDonnells’ fate in hands of jury
The corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison were put in the hands of jurors Tuesday.
Brooks: Let them eat lunch
King George Supervisor Cedell Brooks Jr. said he plans to put $500 into a fund at King George Elementary School for children who don’t have money for lunches and apparently don’t qualify for free or reduced ones.
Safe crossings goal of city trail work
Work at the Lafayette Boulevard and Blue & Gray Parkway intersection is a sign that the Virginia Central Railway Trail is close to opening.
Hot weather doesn't detour these youngsters
PHOTO: Evening football practice continued despite the heat with plenty of water breaks for youngsters of a youth football team.
K. G. planners to review drilling ordinances
The current ordinance allows for exploratory drilling only, so the supervisors directed planners to recommend any changes necessary, should a company apply for a special-exception permit to drill for natural gas or oil.
Want to take the ice bucket challenge?
For any size donation for ALS, you can participate in the Dixon Pool Ice Bucket Challenge at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Culpeper bypass budget news positive
If a two-lane roadbed is used, estimates are that the western outer loop could be built with the $15.2 million available.
Gray winter days hard on those with seasonal depression
Sufferers of Seasonal Affective Disorder long for sunny days in the winter.
Men suffer ‘the change,’ too
NUTRITION: Eating fish in pregnancy can help babies’ IQ
Scientists concerned about some soaps
Do antimicrobial soaps do more harm than good?
Liquid chemo meds would help young cancer patients
Researchers at Children’s Mercy Hospital and the University of Kansas Medical Center are reformulating cancer drugs.
HEALTH CALENDAR: Feb. 17
A good book can lift your spirits
Therapy dogs calm passengers’ nerves
Good luck learning cost of surgery up front
Who's really qualified to give nutrition advice?