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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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During his time at James Madison University, Charlie King has worked with three presidents and seen an entire side of campus built and football championships, and most recently, helped guide the school through a pandemic.

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For more than a year, the Virginia Department of Transportation has been looking to improve travel conditions on part of U.S. 33 in Rockingham County. After receiving input through an online survey, assessing more than 2,400 responses and formulating recommendations, the next phase in improv…

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Rockingham County Public Schools Superintendent Oskar Scheikl addressed the controversy traversing the country of whether critical race theory is being taught in schools and pleaded with the public to stop lambasting teachers on social media at a School Board meeting on Monday.

Monday, September 27, 2021
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Virginia State Police are investigating a Sunday night two-vehicle fatal crash in the county on Interstate 81 that killed a New Market man, sent a Timberville man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and injured two unnamed juveniles, according to a press release from VSP.

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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More than a year after Black Lives Matter protests launched a worldwide reckoning about the centuries of racism that Black people continue to face, the question of reparations emerged — unevenly — as a high-profile issue at this year’s largest gathering of world leaders.

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BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — In a packed intensive care unit for coronavirus patients in Romania’s capital, Bucharest, 55-year-old Adrian Pica sits on his bed receiving supplementary oxygen to help him breathe. “I didn’t want to get vaccinated because I was afraid,” he said.

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ATLANTA (AP) — A man already sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to fatally shooting four people at a massage business outside Atlanta is set to enter a plea to shooting four others on the same day at two spas inside the city.

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper more than three years ago is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday for one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history.

BEIJING (AP) — The World Bank on Tuesday cut its economic growth forecast for developing countries in East Asia due to the impact of the coronavirus’s delta variant and called on governments to help the poor and small businesses avoid long-term damage.

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HAMPTON, S.C. (AP) — Ask any of the 2,600 residents in this South Carolina town whether they know Alex Murdaugh, and you’ll probably get a quick nod. Nearly everyone does in Hampton, a tiny place where every road in has just two lanes.