Friday, January 17, 2020
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City Council tabled a request by Rockingham Properties LLC to rezone and obtain a special-use permit for 231, 251 and 261 S. Liberty St. on Tuesday.

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On Wednesday afternoon, the lives of three drivers were claimed by a crash at mile marker 239.3 when a northbound tractor-trailer crossed the median to the southbound side of Interstate 81.

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Newly hired Deputy Police Chief Gabriel Camacho celebrated his one-month anniversary with the Harrisonburg Police Department doing something he plans to do regularly — meeting with his neighbors.

Thursday, January 16, 2020
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For the past few months, Emani Morse has had to keep it quiet that she was named one of the 2020 Next Generation Afterschool Leaders by the National Afterschool Association. 

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Despite the housing shortage, 2019 saw the most homes sold in the area since 2006 –– at the height of the housing bubble, according to data from the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Association of Realtors.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
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City Council has welcomed the opportunity for more businesses in the city after approving two requests, one to rezone a property and another to have a special-use permit on a property to have business and professional offices.

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A former Elkton Rescue Squad treasurer accused of stealing thousands of dollars over a 12-year span retired from the City of Harrisonburg on Tuesday, according to a city spokesman.

Monday, January 13, 2020
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City Council will hold nine public hearings at Tuesday’s meeting, including potential funding priorities for the Community Development Block Grant, a short-term rental request and an appropriation of $6 million for the new high school.

Sunday, January 12, 2020
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For Rockingham County firefighter Dustin Lucas, playing in the second annual Volley in the Valley at East Rockingham High School on Sunday was more than a competition among first responders.

Saturday, January 11, 2020
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Since brothers Tommy and Steven Urglavitch opened Urgie’s Cheesesteaks brick-and-mortar restaurant and bar last year, sports fans have packed the cozy former carriage house on East Water Street to watch games.

Friday, January 10, 2020
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A Rockingham County judge upheld jury recommendations that Wesley Cruz should spend roughly half-century behind bars for killing a city man at a hookah lounge in 2017.

Thursday, January 09, 2020
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On Jan. 22, volunteers will attempt to count all of the homeless residents of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, according to Michael Wong, executive director of the Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

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The Harrisonburg Planning Commission voted Wednesday to continue a public hearing to its next meeting regarding a request to rezone a parcel on Keezletown Road to have a number of different residential units.

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When the media production company Beau Baker, Jon Hollif and Andy Vanhook worked for closed in 2011, they decided to found Appeal Production.

Wednesday, January 08, 2020
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A Harrisonburg man who admitted his role in connection with the December 2017 overdose death of the son of a former RUSH Drug Task Force commander will spend nearly a decade behind bars, a judge ruled Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 07, 2020
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The case against the former Elkton Rescue Squad treasurer accused of stealing thousands of dollars over a 12-year span will head to a grand jury.

Monday, January 06, 2020

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Friday, January 17, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced the latest in a series of desperate ideas Friday to sell off his predecessor's official jet, which he says is too luxurious for a country where half the people live in poverty.

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A gun-rights group has filed an emergency appeal of a judge's ruling upholding the Virginia governor's ban on firearms at a pro-gun rally that's expected to draw thousands of gun activists to the state Capitol on Monday.

Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street, building on the big gains from a day earlier that sent major indexes to their latest record highs. Technology companies and banks led the way higher Friday. Google parent company Alphabet rose again, a day after becoming the latest tech gian…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes surged in December to the highest level in 13 years, capping a year in which falling mortgage rates and a strong labor market helped lift the prospects of the housing industry.