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Feb 23, 2013
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Multiple students involved in Stafford teacher sex case, court records say
The Colonial Forge High teacher admitted to having sex with "at least four male students" according to court records.
Wife guilty of running over husband
Quaneisha D. Torres, 22, pleaded guilty to malicious wounding this week in Fredericksburg Circuit Court and will serve a year and eight months in prison.
Stafford bus driver charged with reckless driving
A Stafford bus driver was charged with reckless driving after the bus was involved in a single-vehicle accident Tuesday morning, according to the Stafford Sheriff’s Office.
Unemployment rate rises in region
The Fredericksburg region’s unemployment rate rose to 5.5 percent in August, according to the Virginia Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Stafford murder sentence upheld
William J. Hughes, 45, was convicted in Stafford County Circuit Court for his role in the July 2007 slaying of Jason Shane Plaster.
New coffee shop opening in Fredericksburg
Agora Downtown will open in early November at 520 Caroline St.
Morgan Harrington’s parents long thought a serial offender killed her
The Harringtons are reacting with a mixture of both sadness and relief to the news that the arrest of a man in the recent disappearance of a U.Va. student has provided a “forensic link” to their daughter’s unsolved killing.
Man accused of running deputy off road
Police say a Dodge pickup truck ran a Culpeper County deputy off the road
Baseball partners still seek city site
City works to delay tax sale of land where baseball partners plan to build stadium.
New pizza eatery opens downtown
Benny Vitali's, the newest location of Virginia-based pizza chain Benny's, opened Monday in downtown Fredericksburg at 722 Caroline St.
Fuel rods damaged at nuke plant
Dominion Virginia Power says damage to two fuel rods at its North Anna Nuclear Power Plant posed no threat to employees or the public.
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?