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23 hrs ago | 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

Thursday | 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

Thursday | 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

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Today, FriskiesA opens voting to the public to find the ne... )--Fitch Ratings has published a report on Spotsylvania County, VA.

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Fredericksburg.com

Judge warns parents after kids seen on roof Spotsy couple receives...

A Spotsylvania County couple pleaded guilty to three charges stemming from a January morning incident in which two of their three young children were seen wandering on the roof of their townhouse.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Spotsylvania, VA

Business Wire

Fitch Releases Report on Spotsylvania County, VA

ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK: HTTP://FITCHRATINGS.COM/UNDERSTANDINGCREDITRATINGS .

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Spotsy man killed in motorcycle accident A 52-year-old man died in a...

A 52-year-old man died in a motorcycle accident in Spotsylvania County on Friday, according to the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania, VA

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Priority plan raises worries A fledgling state effort to make...

A fledgling state effort to make transportation planning more effective and transparent has run into opposition from some Fredericksburg-area officials.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Stafford County, VA, Spotsylvania, VA, Stafford, VA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Fredericksburg police arrest half-naked woman A woman who was found...

A woman who was found lying half naked in the middle of a Fredericksburg street early Thursday was charged with multiple offenses, including attacking two responding officers, police said.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA

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