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2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Jeff Branscome, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Aug. 4--Kelsey Walsh volunteered at a South African lion park for two weeks this summer and has the scars to prove it. "One of my pairs of jeans was slightly eaten by a lion," said Walsh, 18, of Spotsylvania County.

2008-08-03 09:00:00

By Carden Hedelt, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Aug. 3--Former Stafford County resident Garrett Ebling was driving home from work nearly a year ago when the world as he knew it was pulled out from under his feet. On Aug.

2008-08-01 09:00:26

By Ellen Biltz, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Aug. 1--A Marine stationed at Quantico was arrested Wednesday after a detective said he found hundreds of photos and videos of child pornography on the man's computer.

2008-07-29 12:00:00

By Donnie Johnston, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul.

2008-07-27 12:00:20

By Megan Williams, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 27--When Anita Kaissi found herself feeling constantly sluggish, she thought it was because she had just had a baby.

2008-07-21 06:00:29

By Jonas Beals, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 21--"9 Star Hotel," a 60-minute documentary, airs tomorrow on PBS as part of the acclaimed POV series.

2008-07-17 09:01:19

By Jim Hall, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 17--Carriage Hill Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, the region's second largest nursing home, has been sold.

2008-07-17 09:00:36

By Rusty Dennen, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 17--The final phase of the Embrey Dam removal project -- the biggest and most expensive environmental initiative ever in Fredericksburg -- should be completed by early next year.

2008-07-16 09:01:11

By Cathy Dyson, The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va. Jul. 16--French fries and hush puppies keep Erik Whittington going on his daily commute from Locust Grove to Stafford County. The 38-year-old doesn't eat them by the pound.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.