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ELKTON — East Rockingham County plastic manufacturer Virginia Industrial Plastics is investing $6.5 million to increase production, according to a Thursday press release from the office of Gov. Ralph Northam.

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About a month ago, the Harrisonburg School Board voted 4-2 to require that all employees get vaccinated against COVID-19 or submit proof of weekly testing. There was some pushback from board members Kaylene Seigle and Obie Hill, who felt that a mandate was asking too much, and were particula…

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Rockingham County Public Schools announced its policy for providing meals for children served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast programs.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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LURAY — Page County’s second-longest jury trial in nearly a decade came to a close on Friday with the jury recommending that the defendant serve 35 years for felony murder and child abuse.

Wire News

Monday, September 27, 2021

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court sought urgent clearance Monday from the court's judges to resume investigations of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Afghanistan, saying that under the country's new Taliban rulers “there is no lon…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's national security adviser Jake Sullivan is traveling to Saudi Arabia on Monday to meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the U.S. tries to press the kingdom to move toward a cease-fire in its yearslong war with Houthi rebels in Yemen.

LA PALMA, Canary Islands (AP) — A Spanish island volcano that has buried more than 500 buildings and displaced over 6,000 people since it erupted last week stopped releasing large clouds of ashes and molten rock on Monday, although scientists said it was too early to declare the eruption pha…

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BEIJING (AP) — Global shoppers face possible shortages of smartphones and other goods ahead of Christmas after power cuts to meet government energy use targets forced Chinese factories to shut down and left some households in the dark.

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NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of Indian farmers blocked traffic on major roads and railway tracks outside of the nation's capital on Monday, marking one year of demonstrations against government-backed laws that they say will shatter their livelihoods.