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Morning Buzz – Feb. 3, 2011
A daily digest of what’s going on in Fredericksburg, and what news from elsewhere is relevant here. Send suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fredericksburg’s unemployment rate was 9.2 percent in December of last year, compared to 9.5 in December 2009, and 9.5 percent in November, according to data released yesterday by the Virginia Employment Commission. This isn’t anything new, but the city has the highest jobless rate of any of the 10 localities in the George Washington Regional Commission.
The Cobblestone Square project off Lafayette Boulevard downtown will come to life again very soon, the project’s owner tells Bill Freehling. Work could begin within a week to complete eight more apartment buildings, a clubhouse, pool and other amenities. See Freehling’s story in today’s Free Lance-Star for more.