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18 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

Stafford County man loses $26,500 in scam by Keith Epps / the Free...

A Stafford County man was recently conned out of $26,500 by a man who convinced him he had won a $2.5 million sweepstakes, police said.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

VRE stations in Stafford County to be expanded

The expansion moved forward Friday when the VRE Operations Board agreed to put out requests for preliminary engineering proposals and environmental assessments.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford man faces armed robbery charges Man arrested in connection...

A Stafford County man was arrested Thursday in connection with an attempted armed robbery last week at a home in the northern part of the county, police said.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Drugs

Thu Jul 17, 2014

WRIC-TV Richmond

Intuit to lay off more than 150 at Stafford branch

Intuit spokeswoman Elisabeth Gettelman tells The Free Lance-Star that the restructuring will allow the company to focus on its QuickBooks Online ecosystem.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Man gets 30 years in stabbing death A Spotsylvania County man will...

David Edward Sealock, Jr., 25, was sentenced Tuesday to 40 years in prison, with 10 years suspended, for stabbing 26-year-old Robert Jones at least 11 times.

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Related Topix: Spotsylvania County, VA, Spotsylvania, VA

Fauquier.com

New gifted/advanced studies and fine arts supervisor selected for county schools

Ladona Gorham has been selected as the new supervisor of gifted/talented/advanced studies and fine arts for Fauquier County Public Schools, effective August 1. She has been the division coordinator for gifted education in Culpeper County Public Schools for the past eight years.

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Related Topix: Culpeper, VA, West Virginia University, University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Stafford, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Patrolmen saved the day for stranded motorist

I read and hear so much of abuse of power and violations of the public trust. I simply have to share my story of gratitude with your readership.

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Related Topix: Fort Belvoir, VA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Loudoun Times

Leesburg Police searching for a skimming suspecta

Leesburg Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who on July 12 placed a skimming device on a drive-thru ATM at the Sun Trust bank in the Battlefield Shopping Center in Leesburg.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Suspicious package shuts Stafford roads Stafford County Sheriff's...

At about 6 p.m. Sunday, Stafford County Sheriff's officers responded to the report of a suspicious package on the corner of Mine Road and High Point Boulevard.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford landfill friction continues New proposal would patch the...

A new proposal that would patch the regional landfill's financial holes but end the litter program in Stafford County raised the eyebrows of some supervisors, who questioned whether there were other options.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Boy pulled from pool dies in hospital A 4-year-old boy has died after ...

A 4-year-old boy has died after being pulled last Sunday from a swimming pool in the Aquia Harbour subdivision in Stafford County.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

House, Senate: Virginia Medicaid debate in September

The Virginia General Assembly will go back into session this September to debate Medicaid expansion, legislative leaders said Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Protect the herons at Crow's Nest

On June 25, I appeared before the Stafford Planning Commission to object to an application to extend public sewer and water utilities to the undeveloped Crow's Nest Harbour.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Potomac Local

Boy, 5, Pulled from Aquia Harbour Swimming Pool

A 5-year-old boy is clinging to life tonight after nearly drowning at a swimming pool inside the gated Aquia Harbour community.

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Related Topix: Aquia Harbour, VA

WTOP-FM Washington

Miles-long delays clog beach routes after holiday getaway

The WTOP traffic team is tracking the most significant Sunday volume delays of the season on the traditionally slow summer routes: Interstate 95 in Virginia and U.S. Route 50 in Maryland.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Spotsylvania County, VA, Prince William County, VA

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford trying to stop sex sales Stafford detectives are cracking down on prostitution

Stafford County detectives are cracking down on those who would seek to provide or receive sexual services for money in the county.

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Related Topix: Stafford, VA, Spotsylvania, VA, Montross, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Sewage dispute continues in Stafford Dispute drags on about raw...

Raw sewage has been flowing for months from a broken pipe that serves Aquia Pines Camp Resort, as a dispute drags on between the owners of the campground and an adjacent parcel.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Stafford to hear from public on proffers A recommendation to increase ...

A recommendation to increase most of the suggested cash proffers in Stafford County will soon be in front of the public.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

BB gun attacks reported in Fredericksburg A bicyclist and a sign...

A bicyclist and a sign being carried by a woman protesting President Obama were both shot with either a BB gun or a pellet gun over the weekend in Fredericksburg, police said.

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Related Topix: Fredericksburg, VA, Spotsylvania County, VA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Fredericksburg.com

Reserve funds an option for landfill To pull the regional landfill...

To pull the regional landfill out of a financial hole, possible solutions range from charging Fredericksburg and Stafford residents to dump trash, to having the county pitch in funding.

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