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Newspapers: Home


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This is a guide to finding newspaper articles. Scroll down to view the most commonly-requested newspapers at UMW.

Other newspapers can be found in library databases, on microfilm, and on the Internet. Use the tabs at the top of the page to view further recommendations.

The Free Lance-Star

The Free Lance-Star is currently Fredericksburg's only major newspaper. It was created in 1926 by a merger of two Fredericksburg newspapers, the Daily Star and the Free Lance. The Daily Star and the Free Lance are available on microfilm in Simpson Library, along with many other early Fredericksburg newspapers.

The New York Times

The Wall Street Journal

The Washington Post

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