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Feb 23, 2013
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Spotsy VRE station work closer to starting
Spotsylvania has started advertising for bids on the new station and 1,500-space parking lot, and has even scheduled a groundbreaking event for Aug. 12.
Two face charges in fire at city business
Two juveniles facing possible felony charges after being caught on camera setting a fire at a Fredericksburg business, police said.
Bike in place to help fallen Marine's family
Fundraiser for family of fallen Marine hopes to raise $5,000 to build a back yard play area for his children.
Two charged after fight at McDonald's
A household move turned into a public dispute and led to two arrests Saturday, police said.
Spotsy firefighters rescue man from well
Spotsylvania County’s Technical Rescue Unit was called into action on Sunday after a 27-year-old man became trapped in a 30-foot deep well.
Pratt, Sentara near Deal
The region’s largest medical practice could soon join forces with one of the state’s largest health care systems.
REALITY TV: Area native crushes the competition
Heather Hudson won the episode of CMT's "Skullbuster Challenge" and became the first woman to finish the grueling obstacle course.
State Fair horsin’ around this year
The fair runs Sept. 26 through Oct. 5 at Meadow Event Park in Caroline County.
Caroline seeks burglary suspects
Caroline County authorities are seeking the public's help locating a suspect in a burglary at the Sunshine Mart in Ruther Glen.
Forgery sentence nearly 5 years
A Stafford County woman who used her position as a caretaker to rip off defenseless victims was ordered Monday to serve just under five years in prison.
Court strikes down Va. gay marriage ban
A Federal court ruled today that Virginia's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.
COLUMN: Does ‘the three men I admire most’ include pope?
A SINFUL nature, much enhanced by diligent practice, explains my interest in the world’s religions.
COLUMN: Curséd be Ben Carson, presidential blasphemer