Local News

Saturday, November 16, 2019
Friday, November 15, 2019
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The Harrisonburg Barnes & Noble will be staying open instead of closing in January, according to an email from Alex Ortolani, the director of corporate communications for the book-seller chain.

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A single-vehicle crash near Hinton killed a Dayton man early Friday morning, according to a Virginia State Police press release.

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HARRISONBURG — The Rockingham County Board of Supervisors elected four officers to the Lake Shenandoah Stormwater Control Authority, only to serve a less than two-month term.

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LACEY SPRING — When Bobby Morris retired from his dairy farmer lifestyle, the thought of slowing down didn’t fit the bill.

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TIMBERVILLE — It was the moment students at Plains Elementary School had been waiting for all week — the first use of the school’s new book vending machine.

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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It was hard to tell who was more excited by the arrival of bright blue balloons and an oversized check — Barb Sellers’ first grade class, or her and fellow first grade teacher Whitney Lawson.

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In an ongoing effort to find innovative approaches to teaching, everything from curricula to building efficiency, Rockingham County Public Schools is proposing staggering start times for elementary versus middle and high school students. 

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A federal judge sentenced a Harrisonburg woman to nearly three years in prison for preparing fraudulent tax returns.

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From jostling for first place in stock car races in Winchester to navigating the halls of the General Assembly in Richmond as a delegate and state senator, Kevin Miller lived a varied life, his younger brother Clinton Miller said.

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Manuel “Manny” Castro went from never considering cycling to casually training on his wife’s pink mountain bike to eventually riding over 500 miles around the country to spread kidney disease awareness.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Wire News

Saturday, November 16, 2019

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Ben DiNucci threw for three touchdowns and ran for another to help James Madison beat Richmond 48-6 on Saturday night for the Dukes’ third outright Colonial Athletic Association title in four years.

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WAVERLY, Iowa (AP) — Elizabeth Warren pushed back against critics of her newly-released plan to phase in implementation of a single-payer health care system, insisting Saturday that she is “fully committed” to Medicare for All and that she plans to first build on existing health care program…

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Andrew offered a detailed rebuttal Saturday to claims he had sex with a woman who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein, providing an alibi for one of the alleged encounters and questioning the authenticity of a well-known photograph that shows him posing with the woman.

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Nov. 15 about a legal dispute between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the judge denied a motion by the Nationals to reargue the case that led to his Aug. 22 decision to confirm an award recommended …