The News Desk is a collection of news, notes and breaking items affecting the Fredericksburg community.

The News Desk archives:

Yankee fan recovers with Red Sox kidney

Massaponax High student has whooping cough

FDA to ban artery-clogging trans fats

Get moving with Monroe museum yoga

Fairfax is Virginia’s healthiest locality

State of the Bay: Still sick but getting better

Dr. Richard Lewis’ songs have a heart-healthy message

From heart surgery to the top of Stony Man in 52 days

Local doc proves there is life after heart problems

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