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Saturday, April 4th, 2020



Farm Bureau Looks Back On GA Session

It’s been less than a month since the Virginia General Assembly adjourned for the 2020 session, and the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation is … Read more

Timberville Pilgrim's Employees Protest During COVID-19 Pandemic

Employees at one area plant raised concerns about working conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more


CDC: Face Masks Recommended In Public

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced new federal guidelines Friday recommending that Americans wear face coverings when in pu… Read more

Passenger In Standoff Granted Bond

A Rockingham County judge granted bond Friday for a woman accused of failing to surrender during a deadly standoff with police early Tuesda… Read more


US Sheds Most Jobs In A Decade, Ending Record Hiring Streak

A record-long streak of U.S. job growth ended suddenly in March after nearly a decade, as employers slashed hundreds of thousands of jobs because of the viral outbreak that has all but shut down the U.S. economy. The unemployment rate jumped to 4.4% from a 50-year low of 3.5%. Read more


American Business Still Good Investment Long-Term

On Feb. 12, the Dow Jones Industrial Average on the New York Stock Exchange stood at 29,551 points. By last Friday, it had plunged to 21,63… Read more


Friday's Cartoon

High School Woes In Era Of COVID-19

Here’s an inconvenient truth that will need to be addressed, and soon. Read more


Season Delayed For Toliver, WNBA

Basketball standout Kristi Toliver, a Harrisonburg High graduate, will have to wait for her return to the Sparks of Los Angeles. Read more

No Final Four For BC Hoop Coaches

During a normal college basketball season, Steve Enright would be networking and attending coaching clinics during the Final Four this week… Read more


TA's Rees Coping With Loss Of Senior Year

Emily Rees had been watching the news and knew what was happening. Read more


Coronavirus Has Bourne Pondering Football Season

James Madison athletic director Jeff Bourne said he’s pondering the same circumstance many of his athletic director colleagues around the c… Read more



What Really Matters

Here we are at the end of week three of our COVID-19 quarantine, with no definitive end in sight. Read more


The Fallout

If you read last week’s column, I touted the great technology we have today that makes working off-site or “working from home” possible tod… Read more


Fighting Against fear

It’s been a strange week. Read more

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Your Football Forecast

Mostly clear


62° 39°

A few clouds. Highs in the low 60s and lows in the upper 30s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:NNE at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:10%
UV Index:7 High
Sunrise:06:54:54 AM
Sunset:07:42:22 PM

This Week's Forecast

Clear nightFri
0%66° 37°
Mostly clearSat
10%62° 39°
40%65° 46°
Partly cloudyMon
20%67° 48°
Scattered thunderstormsTue
40%72° 55°
Partly cloudyWed
20%76° 48°
Partly cloudyThu
20%69° 43°