Local News

Monday, November 30, 2020
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As a senior at old Montevideo High in Penn Laird in 1960, Tom Lough was a co-valedictorian and won a leadership award for $350 from the Daily News-Record.

Saturday, November 28, 2020
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Karl Stoltzfus Sr., founder of Dynamic Aviation, died Friday night after a severe battle with pancreatitis, according to the Bridgewater-based company.

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Using statewide crime data from the FBI, Harrisonburg has been identified as the fourth largest safe city in Virginia, according to AdvisorSmith, a small-business research website.

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Before snow covers the slopes at Massanutten Resort, hundreds of staff members are preparing to turn a once mountain bike destination into a winter wonderland for winter sports enthusiasts.

Friday, November 27, 2020
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A Rockingham County sheriff’s deputy, who was working part-time for the Broadway Police Department when he was shot four times during a traffic stop early Tuesday morning, returned home with a police escort Thursday in time for Thanksgiving dinner.

Thursday, November 26, 2020
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While the majority of Eastern Mennonite School students sat in classrooms taking exams and counting down the hours until Thanksgiving break, a line of volunteers paced from the building to the parking lot Tuesday morning. Between the hands of seven National Honor Society students and school …

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
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Cases continued on a record upward trend in Rockingham County as the number of COVID-19-related deaths of county residents was on course to outpace COVID-19-related deaths in the city, according to data from the Virginia Department of Health.

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The budget for the Virginia Department of Transportation Staunton District’s winter operations is higher this season than last, according to Ken Slack, VDOT spokesman.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Wire News

Monday, November 30, 2020
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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The fugitive leader of Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region on Monday called on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to “stop the madness” and withdraw troops from the region as he asserted that fighting continues “on every front” two days after Abiy declared victory.

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BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The cities of Kidal, Gao and Menaka in northern Mali were hit by simultaneous attacks on Monday against military camps housing international forces, according to residents and a United Nations official.

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PARIS (AP) — French activists fear that a proposed new security law will deprive them of a potent weapon against abuse — cellphone videos of police activity — threatening their efforts to document possible cases of police brutality, especially in impoverished immigrant neighborhoods.

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LONDON (AP) — In late October, Matthew Jones was enjoying a rare “bit of normality” at his London barber shop in a year that has been short on that. He was cutting hair and laughing with colleagues — when the news landed that the business would have to close for the second time.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Inmates unhappy about the coronavirus threat at an overcrowded prison near Sri Lanka's capital have clashed with guards who opened fire, leaving six prisoners dead and 35 others injured, officials said Monday. Two guards were critically injured, they said.