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Feb 28, 2013
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Two teens charged in Spotsy shooting
Two teens, aged 15 and 17, have been charged with first-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Jayson Syrkes in Spotsylvania County.
Spotsy seeks input on raceway noise exemption
Spotsylvania County residents will have another chance to weigh in on a proposal to loosen noise restrictions for the planned Dominion Raceway in Thornburg.
Redskins lose 5th straight game
The Redskins (3-10) lost their fifth game in a row and were thoroughly embarrassed.
Spotsy teen has lots of horse sense
The Spotsylvania County teen is trying to master every aspect of the equine world, from perusing veterinary journals to being the best groomer she can be. Based on the year she’s had, she’s doing a good job.
Volunteers help keep city parade-goers in line
The city of Fredericksburg instituted safety standards for this year’s parade to try to prevent accidents that have happened elsewhere—like in Florida, where a girl was run over by a float a few years ago.
VIDEO: 2013 Fredericksburg Christmas Parade
Click here to see video from the 2013 Fredericksburg Christmas Parade.
18 ways you can help for the holidays
The Salvation Army is among several area charities that could use some help this holiday season. See our list of ways that you can lend a hand.
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