Local News

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
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It had been two years since the students of Mountain View Elementary School had been on a field trip when they found themselves at Massanutten Technical Center on Monday, and the excitement was palpable.

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A civil trial has been set for John Bandy, the man who claimed he and other whites were discriminated against by his former employer because of their race, and the company he is suing, Shenandoah Growers.

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Eastern Mennonite University’s Teacher Education Program was one of 26 education providers from 17 states and the United Arab Emirates to win recognition for its continuous improvement in preparing teachers and other educators, according to a press release.

Monday, October 25, 2021

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Saturday, October 23, 2021
Friday, October 22, 2021
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Harrisonburg could be the first locality in Virginia to allow duplexes by right in all residential areas if City Council approves updates in a draft zoning and subdivision ordinance rewrite, according to Erica Sims of HousingForward Virginia.

Wire News

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
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BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — When Harvey Mason jr. took the helm at the Recording Academy, the Grammy-nominated producer knew there would be an uphill climb. He’s heard firsthand from some in the music community that the academy wasn’t a fit for them, the award voting process was ineffective, and …

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The bearded maintenance worker pounded his hammer into a metal spike next to the tee as Padraig Harrington prepared to hit. He dragged a hose across the green and accidentally doused Darren Clarke before a putt.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Kid-size doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine may be getting closer as government advisers on Tuesday began deliberating whether there’s enough evidence that the shots are safe and effective for 5- to 11-year-olds.

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Just two reporters were allowed inside a Georgia courtroom to serve as the eyes and ears of the public when jury selection began for the men charged with murdering Ahmaud Arbery. Pandemic restrictions also kept reporters and the public out of the courtroom during the sex-trafficking trial of…

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Japanese-style gardens first caught the public imagination in the U.S. at an 1893 world exposition in Chicago, became a sought-after feature in Gilded Age estates, and were later adapted to open-plan modernist homes.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida fishing guide and environmental activist Paul Fafeita says a highlight for his charter customers is spotting the manatees that forage for seagrass in shallow waters. It's not so thrilling when they come across the emaciated carcass of a manatee that starve…

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LONDON (AP) — Britain has experienced a series of shortages these past few months, from a lack of fuel at gas stations to not enough workers picking the fall harvest, but Treasury chief Rishi Sunak is unlikely to dwell on them when he delivers his annual budget statement on Wednesday.