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Monday, January 18, 2021
Sunday, January 17, 2021
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Harrisonburg police continue to investigate a late Friday night shooting, according to a Sunday afternoon press release.

Saturday, January 16, 2021
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A proposed subdivision located on Roxbury Lane is heading to Timberville’s Planning Commission after town council held a joint public hearing during Wednesday’s meeting.

Friday, January 15, 2021
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Bridgewater’s Town Council hit the ground running Tuesday after taking on a variety of action items during its first virtual meeting of the year.

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After wrapping up a 24-hour shift at the Harrisonburg Fire Department on Maryland Avenue on Monday, Alan Wampler headed to his other fire station — the Weyers Cave Volunteer Fire Company.

Thursday, January 14, 2021
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Gerald Lehman always planned to retire when he reached 30 years of service with Rockingham County Public Schools. As the first and only director of nutrition services for the school division, he has overseen a lot of changes and given plenty of time to make sure students are fed.

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On the first day of the 2021 General Assembly session, Del. Tony Wilt, R-Broadway, filed legislation to establish a task force dedicated to ensuring students don’t fall permanently behind due to remote learning.

Wire News

Monday, January 18, 2021
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ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's first female president met Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou on Monday to express her support for the athlete who publicly claimed she had been sexually assaulted 22 years ago by a senior sports official.

The European Union sought Monday to ease concerns that citizens might be obliged to get shots against the coronavirus before they’re allowed to travel, as debate swirls over the use of vaccination certificates to help reopen tourism across the 27-nation bloc.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol complex temporarily locked down Monday during a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration after a fire in a homeless encampment about a mile away sent a plume of smoke into the air and caused security concerns.

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Vermont is facing at least its second lawsuit in four months over a voucher program that allows students in communities that don't have schools or are not part of supervisory unions to attend schools of their choice, including approved private institutions.