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Feb 28, 2013
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Man charged in Stafford road-rage incident
A Loudoun County man is accused of pointing a gun at someone on Interstate 95 in Stafford County during a road-rage incident, police said.
Express lane work to close HOV lanes
The HOV lanes on Interstates 95 and 395 will be closed again part of the weekend for express lanes work, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.
Jeep driver cleared in hit-and-run investigation
Fredericksburg police have determined that a man’s claim that a Jeep driver ran into him Monday afternoon is unfounded.
It's freshman move in day at UMW
PHOTOS: UMW freshman and their families descend upon campus Friday for move in day, marking the beginning of a new chapter in their lives.
Want a sunny weekend? Hope for Sunday
The end of this week leading into the weekend will be a transition period for Fredericksburg’s weather.
Victims report car larcenies in the city
A number of smash and grab vehicle larcenies are reported in today's city police blotter.
Stafford shopping center sells for $22.3 million
The Bafferton Center, a 95,000-square-foot shopping center located off of Garrisonville Road in Stafford, has been sold for $22.3 million.
Suspicious man prompts school lockdown
A school lockdown has been lifted after a suspicious man was spotted wandering on campus, police said.
Spotsylvania man arrested after foot chase
A Spotsylvania County man wanted on larceny charges is in custody after running away from authorities.
New stadium plan pitched to council
Under a proposal presented to Fredericksburg officials on Thursday, the partners seeking to build a baseball stadium complex would share revenues with the city in exchange for additional up-front financial help
Tax fraud nets area man prison term
A Stafford County man who operated an area tax preparation service was sentenced Thursday to 37 months in federal prison for preparing fraudulent tax returns.
Will trash drop-off site survive?
The board that oversees the regional landfill decided to kick a decision about the landfill’s struggling finances down the road.
Dow nears record after big jump
Dow came within 100 points of its all-time high after rising sharply for a second straight day.
Orange approves tower to expand wireless reach
New local magazine being launched soon
Ikea also pulling sausages
BUSINESS BRIEFS: Hyundai close to mileage suit deal