Fredericksburg

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U.S. National Slavery Museum Debated in 2 Va. Courts

A federal judge will decide within days whether the U.S. National Slavery Museum’s largest creditor can legally challenge deed restrictions on the museum’s proposed home in Fredericksburg.

03/16/2013

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Fredericksburg Couple Claims $217M Jackpot

A Fredericksburg couple has claimed the second-largest jackpot ever won in Virginia.

02/14/2013

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After Incident, Fredericksburg Looks to Amend Nudity Law Loophole

A loophole in the City of Fredericksburg code was brought to light recently when a man was cited for walking around town naked from the waist down.

01/09/2013

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Best Family Friendly New Year’s Parties In Washington DC

Enjoy First Night activities, New Year’s Eve celebrations and a safe, family friendly environment perfect for celebrating 2013 together.

12/28/2012

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to Fredericksburg, VA

From museums and trolley tours to distilleries and art galleries, there’s always something to do in Fredericksburg, Va., and all of it lies less than a tank of gas away. Head just an hour south to discover everything historical Fredericksburg has to offer, including an old-fashioned plantation and historic battlefield.

07/28/2012

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Germanna Community College And University Of Mary Washington Enter Student-Transfer Agreement

Germanna Community College and the University of Mary Washington have entered an agreement that allows community college students to take classes at the four-year school, and to be admitted if they earn an associate’s degree and meet grade-point average requirements.

07/26/2012

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Michelle Obama Cancels Virginia Campaign Events Following Mass Shooting In Colorado

The first lady canceled two scheduled campaign stops in Virginia following a mass shooting in Colorado.

07/20/2012

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Proposed Slavery Museum In Virginia Seeks OK Of Plan

An attorney for the national slavery museum proposed by former Gov. L. Douglas Wilder is heading to bankruptcy court in Richmond for a confirmation hearing on a plan to resurrect the debt-ridden museum.

06/27/2012

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Loudoun County 1 Of 3 Virginia Areas To See Jump In New Housing Units

U.S. Census figures show housing unit growth in three Virginia areas is among the fastest in the country.

06/15/2012

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Fredericksburg Photographer Sentenced To 30 Months For Secretly Taking Nude Photos Of Clients

A Fredericksburg photographer was sentenced to 30 months in jail Monday for taking nude pictures of his clients without their consent.

02/28/2012

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