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See, THIS privilege - Free Lance-Star
Not to mention "In God We Trust" on our money, "under God" in the pledge, the fact that a mistaken understanding of medicine equals a religious exemption from public law... Lots of favoritism, but like other privileges, invisible to many who enjoy it.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL – POLL: ‘Fans Choice’ Game of the Week - Fredicksburg
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Do you know this man? Redskins’ long snapper an anonymous perfectionist - Fredicksburg
The photographers and cameramen wandered aimlessly across the FedEx Field sideline Sunday afternoon, completely unaware of what they were interrupting. They walked away from the field, cutting straight through a green clearance past the end of the bench.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL – POLL: Who are your top teams this week? - Fredicksburg
After last week’s action, it’s time to see who you think are the top teams in the area this week and if last weeks action has changed your mind at all. ***YOUR VOTES COUNT***….. The overall top 5 vote-getters will be included in the voting for this ...
Braehead offering fall tours - Fredicksburg
Braehead Manor Bed & Breakfast will be holding public tours of the facility on Thursday Oct. 23 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The bed & breakfast, which also functions as a wedding and event center, will be decorated for the season. The cost for the tour is $5 per ...
Rainbows and a pot of gold? - Fredicksburg
There’s a double rainbow and what looks like a pot of gold, at Farley Vale Farm off State Route 3 in King George. Drivers on Route 3 from Stafford County all the way to the King George Courthouse stopped to take photos of the vibrant display, which made ...
Schooler House Bed & Breakfast for sale - Fredicksburg
The Schooler House Bed & Breakfast, a 2,900-square-foot Victorian-style house in downtown Fredericksburg, is for sale. Located at 1303 Caroline St., the structure was built in 1891 as a single family home for the Schooler family for whom it is named.
Speaking of incandescent light bulbs - Free Lance-Star
Has anyone else gone out to buy light bulbs and noticed the incandescents are gone and you're in for about $2 a bulb minimum now? Damn you OBAMA!!!! Where the H have you been? OF COURSE we've noticed, but you probably haven't been apprised of the situation ...
Lawyer says Stafford slaying was self-defense - Fredicksburg
A Stafford County jury began hearing testimony Tuesday that will help determine if Mark T. Howsare was justified when he shot and killed William Conner early this year. Conner, 35, was shot in the chest and abdomen late Jan. 19 during a dispute at Howsare ...
Uncle B’s is a no-go for downtown riverfront restaurant - Fredicksburg
Uncle B’s Soulfood, which served up collard greens, boneless pork chops, chicken, ribs, chitlins and pigs’ feet for more than five years, no longer has a presence in the region. The planned Uncle B’s Riverside Restaurant, which was supposed to open ...
Lee Hill lockdown lifted - Fredicksburg
Lee Hill Elementary School was placed in lockdown this morning after the Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office discovered a suspicious person in the area. At 10:30 a.m., the school was given the all-clear to resume normal activities, when the person was ...
Fracking, power line, toastmasters and candidates on town hall agenda - Fredicksburg
Supervisor Ruby Brabo, who is traveling the state these days to share material she’s gathered about fracking, will deliver a report at her town hall on Thursday. It’s called: “Fracking—What your Planning Commission Should Know.” Brabo and fellow ...
UMW hosting British National Team in debate - Fredicksburg
The University of Mary Washington Debate Team will host the British National Team for a public debate on Thursday, Oct. 23, according to a university release. The debate will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Monroe Hall, room 116. The event is free and open to ...
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL: Patient Jones gives Riverbend a boost - Fredicksburg
Playing in a backfield as deep and talented as Riverbend’s, Orlando Jones hasn’t always had opportunities to run the ball. But the 5-foot-10, 225-pound sophomore has never allowed his irregular playing time to slow him down. He puts in the same hard ...
Some place NOT desert! - Free Lance-Star
Every once in a while, when I don't have time to travel very far, I'm forced to wander around the temperate rainforests of Western Oregon in search of pleasant images. Here's a couple from last Sunday's brief foray into the Coast range. [image] Small ...