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16 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

Candidate Dave Brat thanks supporters Congressional candidate Dave...

Congressional candidate Dave Brat met with supporters at his campaign office in Spotsylvania County for a volunteer appreciation open house, shaking hands and speaking one-on-one in preparation for the "second half" of his campaign.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Orange, VA, Louisa, VA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Patch.com

Car Stolen and Recovered and Another Car Break-In

The following information is provided by the City of Fredericksburg Police Department.

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Fredericksburg.com

Spotsy teen gets 30 years for killing another teen A 16-year-old was...

Steven Ray Foster Jr. will be 46 years old when he is expected to be released from prison in 2044.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Power plant plan getting review The Fredericksburg Planning...

The Fredericksburg Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Wednesday on plans to transform an abandoned power plant along the Rappahannock River into a restaurant with condominiums alongside it.

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WRIC-TV Richmond

3 People Shot At "Go-Go" Party In Spotsylvania

At approximately 2:20am, Sunday morning, Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 10600 block of Spotsylvania Avenue, , on a report of shots fired.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Colonial Beach, VA

WUSA-TV Washington

Shots fired at Md. Kabab City restaurant

The Spotsylvania County Sheriff's Office is investigating shots that were fired early Sunday morning at the Kabab City Restaurant located in the 10600 block of Spotsylvania Avenue.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

NBC Washington

Falls Church Man Indicted for Child Sex Trafficking

Alan Cooley, 34, was a pimp known as "Midas," police said. Police said he forced a girl, who had run away from her North Carolina home, into prostitution.

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Related Topix: Dumfries, VA

Examiner.com

Heart of Virginia Wine Trail

While the state of Virginia is well known for its historic and sports trails , the 'heart of Virginia wine trail' provides an opportunity to enjoy central Virginia's rolling hill country side and taste selectively crafter award winning Virginia wines of exceptional quality and character.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Virginia, Louisa, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Fire damages Spotsylvania business A Spotsylvania County business...

A 911 dispatcher received a call at 3:19 a.m. from an employee of Clean Slate Powerwashing reporting heavy smoke coming from his workplace at 4751 Ewell Drive.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Fire

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

A different location better for baseball

Some time ago I posted a comment to the "Baseball in the 'Burg" Facebook page about the vacant area bordered by Hood Road, U.S. 1 and I-95 as a premier spot for a baseball venue.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Warner stresses bi-partisanship U.S. Sen. Mark Warner didn't give an...

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner didn't give an overtly partisan speech during an appearance in Spotsylvania County on Tuesday, even though he was addressing a roomful of fellow Democrats.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Warner, Barack Obama

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Spotsy to save millions in refinancing Spotsylvania County officials...

Spotsylvania County officials say they will save $10.8 million in taxpayer dollars over the next 17 years by refinancing a previous bond issue.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Shelter honors late mother, baby Sarah Harkins, a dedicated Mary's...

Eric Harkins admired the arched doorway, ornate crown molding and built-in bookshelves as he toured the latest Fredericksburg home that will shelter homeless pregnant women and their children.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, 9, Education, Home Schooling

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Culpeper man held in Spotsy robbery Culpeper man charged with armed...

A Culpeper man has been arrested and charged with the armed robbery Wednesday of a Dollar General Store in Spotsylvania County.

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Related Topix: Culpeper, VA, Spotsylvania, VA, Culpeper County, VA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Spotsy may fill in for Appomattox in re-enactment Re-enactors propose ...

Two experienced re-enactors have proposed an event in Spotsylvania commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Appomattox Station and Confederate Gen.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

WRIC-TV Richmond

Major Crash Closes I-95 South In Spotsylvania County

An accident on Interstate 95 Southbound has shut down the highway, bringing traffic to a complete stop Friday evening.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Spotsy, Italian town to form partnership A chance meeting two years...

While working as an optician, Spotsylvania County resident Eric Martin said he asked a customer about her daily activities so that he would know what kind of eyeglasses to recommend.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA, Fredericksburg, VA

WRIC-TV Richmond

Morrissey Rejected Plea Offer By Special Prosecutor

Virginia delegate Joe D. Morrissey has declined a plea offer that would have had him pleading no contest to a misdemeanor charge in connection to multiple sex charges for an alleged inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old girl who worked for him.

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Related Topix: Henrico County, VA, Charles City County, VA

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Boys' Rooftop Walk Gets Parents Suspended Sentence

A Virginia couple has received suspended sentences after two of their young children were seen wandering on the roof of their townhouse.

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Fredericksburg.com

ARB denies bid to raze former Masonic lodge Fredericksburg's...

Fredericksburg's Architectural Review Board Monday denied the city's request to demolish a 1920s-era building on Sophia Street that once served as a Masonic lodge for AfricanAmericans.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

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