Thursday, April 22, 2021

The Harrisonburg Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the opportunity for residents to safely dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs at two city locations Saturday.

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A Harrisonburg man who exposed a Rockingham County sheriff’s deputy to fentanyl during a 2019 traffic stop and dealt 1½ kilograms of methamphetamine in the Shenandoah Valley will spend more than a decade behind bars.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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With three months of fundraising into the 2021 election year, finance reports show two local Democrats received more small-donor donations than their Republican opponents.

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Prosecutors dismissed an embezzlement charge against the former owner of Jess’ Lunch No. 2 during a hearing in Rockingham County General District Court on Monday.

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When Pamela Northam, first lady of the commonwealth and wife of Gov. Ralph Northam, walked into Mountain View Elementary School on Tuesday, she was greeted by the masked faces of students holding signs welcoming her to their school and telling her how much they were glad to be back.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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If the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic proved anything, it’s that the Harrisonburg-Rockingham County community showed up during local nonprofits’ time of need.

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The Central Shenandoah Health District began transitioning its COVID-19 vaccine appointment process from invitation only to public scheduling Monday, according to a Sunday press release from the health department.

Monday, April 19, 2021
Saturday, April 17, 2021
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Several dead birds sent from Rockingham County officials to the University of Georgia in Athens appeared to have died from trauma, but further study is ongoing, according to an initial report from a school pathologist.

Friday, April 16, 2021
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After body camera video of what appeared to be a Brooklyn Center, Minn., police officer shooting a man with her gun instead of a Taser, the Harrisonburg Police Department addressed the issue with its officers.

Thursday, April 15, 2021
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Harrisonburg City Public Schools Superintendent Michael Richards has proposed using funding from the newest federal COVID-19 aid to restart construction on HHS2 until conditions are met for the city to pay for the roughly $105 million project.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
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Virginia State Police say an airplane pilot's "controls became unresponsive" Monday night before crashing just outside Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport.

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Jeremy Holloway, director of COVID-19 response in Rockingham County, was driving to help run a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinic at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday when he first heard the news. Distribution of the vaccine had been recommended to be paused by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Friday, April 23, 2021
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WASHINGTON (AP) — This week's climate change summit features lots of talk from different nations about their goals for reducing carbon emissions. But in the weird world of national climate pledges, numbers often aren’t quite what they seem.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bringing out the billionaires, the CEOs and the union executives Friday to help sell President Joe Biden's climate-friendly transformation of the U.S. economy at a virtual summit of world leaders.

Thursday, April 22, 2021
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BANGKOK (AP) — When the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations holds a special summit Saturday to discuss Myanmar, the regional body will be under as much scrutiny as the general who led the February coup ousting the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.