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STATE, CITY GOVERNMENT

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State Representative Kyle Biedermann, left, met with Fredericksburg City Council members and city staff last week to discuss several different legislative issues that may come up in the 87th Legislative Session, slated to begin in January. Joining Biedermann were, from left, councilmember Polly Rickert, City Manager Kent Myers, councilmember Bobby Watson and Municipal Judge Daniel Jones. Both sides termed the meeting productive. Biedermann, a two-term state representative, faces challenger Stephanie Phillips in the Nov. 3 election. — Submitted photo

Tickets on sale for FTC’s ‘Love Letters’ fundraiser

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Ticket sales are continuing for the Fredericksburg Theater Company’s new production and fundraising event for the fall season. FTC founder Jeryl Hoover and guest artist Laurel Johnson will star in A.R.

Wendy Davis to stop here on Sunday

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Wendy Davis, Democratic candidate for United States Congress, will be in Fredericksburg from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Gillespie County Democratic Party Headquarters, 209 N. Crockett, Suite 1, for a drive-by free sign pick-up event.

City proclaims October as ‘Night Sky Month’

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In an effort to bring awareness to the importance of preserving night skies, the City of Fredericksburg recently adopted a proclamation to make October Hill Country Night Sky Month. The proclamation was signed by Mayor Gary Neffendorf during the city council meeting on Monday, Sept.