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Feb 28, 2013
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Suspect in Hannah Graham abduction charged in D.C. area rape
A man charged with the abduction of a University of Virginia student has been indicted in suburban Washington, D.C., with a 2005 rape, abduction and attempted capital murder.
Witnesses: Teen in UMW fall took LSD
Witnesses told police that a 17-year-old boy who jumped through a fifth-floor window at a University of Mary Washington residence hall Oct. 11 had taken LSD, according to a search warrant affidavit filed in the case.
Redskins: McCoy to start if RG3 not ready; Orakpo out for year
Redskins coach Jay Gruden says that unless Robert Griffin III is 100 percent ready to return from injury, Colt McCoy will start at quarterback against the Dallas Cowboys next week.
Jury recommends 37 years in King George rape case
A King George County jury has recommended a 37-year prison term for a man who raped a woman he had done odd jobs for earlier this year.
Misspelling keeps youth director off sex registry
Phillip W. Lanier’s name is online in countless places for his work in children’s music and drama.
State budget cuts tough on growing Mary Washington campus
For the University of Mary Washington, which is in the midst of an $85 million effort to update its student facilities, Virginia’s budget cuts couldn’t have come at a worse time.
Redskins report card: Deshazo hands out grades after Washington's win
Quarterback Colt McCoy came off the bench to leads Washington past Tennessee.
Be willing to change, movie exec tells Fredericksburg-area businesses
The University of Mary Washington’s 2014 executive-in-residence Dan Wolfe had one major lesson to impart to the Fredericksburg business community: change or die.
Readers rev up for I-95 express lanes
As we get closer to the opening of the Interstate 95 express lanes, we'll be giving you more information to help with the transition.
Spotsylvania planners endorse 59-home project
The landowners of a proposed 59-home subdivision off Chancellor Road have agreed to pay for road improvements valued at nearly $1 million if the development is approved.
Fredericksburg extends free parking time for holidays
Fredericksburg is rolling out the welcome mat for downtown Christmas shoppers by doubling the time for free on-street parking.
Proposals aim to broaden mural's diversity in Spotsylvania
Spotsylvania County has received two proposals that would add diversity to a mural depicting the area's history.
Battlefields get preservation grants
Nearly 12 acres on two Civil War battlefields in the Fredericksburg region received federal funds to help protect the land from development.
Civil War Trust proclaims 40,000 acres preserved
The Civil War Trust announced today that it has preserved 40,000 battlefield acres, pushed across that mark by its acquisition of nearly the whole North Anna battlefield in Louisa and Hanover counties.
Converted garage burns in Stafford
A Stafford County home was damaged by fire Saturday evening.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Wildcats zoned in to make state run
Disciplined, tough-minded approach leads to success for Mountain View.
NHL: Flyers skirt past fatigued Caps
COLLEGE BASKETBALL: ACC reunion for Anderson and Hairston
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: State tournament pairings
HIGH SCHOOL NOTEBOOK: Lowery to run for Midshipmen
STEVE DeSHAZO: District downers? Not so fast ...
HIGH SCHOOLS: Conquerors fall in NACA play
OUTDOORS: Drought, disease likely causes for drop in deer kill numbers
BASEBALL: Johnson's finale not likely his last
BASEBALL: Marlins spoil Haren's debut
BASEBALL NOTES: Davis' 2-run home run gives Orioles
COLLEGE NOTES: Police used pepper spray on players
REGION MEN: Maryland continues struggles on road
TOP-25 MEN: Hoyas show grit in overtimes
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Louisville defeats Seton Hall
UMW ROUNDUP: Eagles can’t handle Bridgewater’s ace
COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTES: Aggies' Manziel out to protect name
NFL: Chiefs trade for 49ers quarterback
NFL NOTES: Bears’ tackle Webb facing drug charge
MLS: United to count on its core this season
NBA NOTES: Pacers' Hibbert, Warriors' Lee out following fight
ROUNDUP: Liberty deal Vaughn to Mystics for pick
GOLF NOTE: Miyazato forced out of HSBC event
NBA: Wizards fall to Pistons again