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Feb 23, 2013
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Hit-and-run account being investigated
Fredericksburg police are investigating a man’s claim that a Jeep plowed into him Monday afternoon, leaving the him with two broken legs.
R-Board expected to toss trash ideas
The search for alternative ways of disposing of trash at the regional landfill will likely be cut short before the effort ever truly started again.
No dice on Doobie claim, manager says
While a Louisa County man’s claim to be a former guitarist of the rock band The Doobie Brothers fell on deaf ears with a local judge, the band’s manager was listening.
Stafford, K.G. part of state oyster trail
Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Tuesday the creation of the Virginia Oyster Trail, a major tourism development project that includes King George, Stafford and Westmoreland counties.
Loans tied to former Va. first lady
Tuesday's testimony in the trial of former Va. Gov. Bob McDonnell involved the former first lady and McDonnell's sister.
Stafford considers Oakenwold proposal
The debate over a proposed development near the Stafford Regional Airport extended late into Tuesday night in Stafford.
Warner stresses bi-partisanship
U.S. Sen. Mark Warner didn’t give an overtly partisan speech during an appearance Tuesday, even though he was addressing a roomful of fellow Democrats.
Stafford looks at Austin Ridge request
The Stafford Planning Commission wants to take another look at a rezoning request for part of the Austin Ridge development that would make way for two retail shops.
Spotsy to save millions in refinancing
Spotsylvania County officials say they will save $10.8 million in taxpayer dollars over the next 17 years by refinancing a previous bond issue.
Spotsy man charged in laundromat burglaries, vandalism
City police have arrested a 19-year-old Spotsylvania man following an incident at a city laundromat.
Police seek man in pharmacy heists
Police say the man who robbed a Fredericksburg CVS last week is a suspect in the robberies of CVS pharmacies in at least two other localities during the past month.
Aircraft support firm opening here
Breeze–Eastern announced plans this week to open a research and product development center in Fredericksburg.
Caroline scales back renovations
The $21 million in renovations planned for Caroline High School will look more like the way they were initially presented to county residents, the School Board decided Monday night.
Couponing school opening in city
Local couponer Jennifer Barner is opening an office for her growing money saving classes.
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?