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Feb 28, 2013
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Snow, ice possible Sunday
"Rampant changeability," describes our weather over the next few days.
USDA chief praises local 'farm of future'
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture visits Silver Ridge Farm in White Oak to praise their conservation efforts
Your holiday parade roundup
A look at holiday parades coming up in the Fredericksburg region.
Senior community plans advance
Proposed age-restricted development at Harrison Crossing in Spotsy gets approval from planning commission
Nelson Mandela dies at 95
"We’ve lost our greatest son," said South African president Jacob Zuma, after the passing of civil rights legend Nelson Mandela today.
Stafford investigating possible ammonia leak
County officials say the leak does not effect the water supply, and homes in the immediate area are not in danger.
Man faces up to 20 years for malicious wounding
Caroline County man convicted of beating his sister's boyfriend
UMW class gives $10K to area nonprofits
UMW class has awarded $10,000 in grants from Doris Buffett's Learning By Giving Foundation, to three local non-profit organizations.
Local jobless numbers go up
Federal government shutdown temporarily drove up Fredericksburg area's jobless numbers.
Man charged with murder in fatal fight
Stafford authorities have filed three additional felony charges against a man accused of killing another man in a dispute over a drug deal.
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.
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