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Feb 23, 2013
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Heavy congestion on I-95, other area roads
Interstate 95 and other main roads have been jammed with traffic since this morning. This may come as no surprise to veteran drivers in the area.
Wet weekend ahead
Delightful weather with dry air and cooler than normal temperatures will make way for rain this weekend.
Help Stafford students get ready for school
"Collect for Kids" will be taking donations Saturday at the Village Parkway Walmart in Stafford from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Concert carried somber message
Culpeper Abdereen Green show was sponsored by Dan Harrington’s “Help Save the Next Girl” nonprofit organization.
Do not engage with road rage
Motorists who trigger road-rage incidents are impulsive, easily angered, quick to blame others and may even suffer from a psychiatric disorder, experts say.
'Oily sheen' shifts work at City Dock
Samples were being submitted for testing to the state Department of Environmental Quality in Woodbridge.
Local woman wins $150K
Jennifer Ramos, an office manager at a dental practice, credits her mother for winning $150,000 in the Virginia Lottery.
Man charged with stealing church's mail
City man is accused of stealing checks from a church's mailbox in Fredericksburg
Judge approves FLS settlement
Judge approved a settlement on a number of disputes that he said "is in the best interest to expedite the conclusion" of The Free Lance-Star bankruptcy case.
City warns of possible scam
People are posing as public-works department employees and offering to check water supplies for contaminants or sewer lines for tree root damage.
New studio to teach anti-bullying methods
A martial arts studio that also teaches children anti-bullying techniques will hold its grand opening Aug. 9.
Man reports robbery, wounding in Stafford
Police are investigating a reported robbery in Stafford after a man was dropped off at the emergency room with a gunshot wound to his hand.
Section of Lansdowne Road closed next week
There are going to be daytime closures on a section of Lansdowne Road over a several-day stretch next week,
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?