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James Madison set to expand softball’s Veterans Memorial Park

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - James Madison Athletics will begin construction July 5 on an expansion project to its Veterans Memorial Park softball venue while also improving interior space within Memorial Hall. The project will expand seating capacity to 1,500 via the addition of permanent seating structures above the current seating...
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JMU set to expand Veterans Memorial Park softball complex

HARRISONBURG, Va. – James Madison Athletics will begin construction July 5 on an expansion project to its Veterans Memorial Park softball venue while also improving interior space within Memorial Hall. The project will expand seating capacity to 1,500 via the addition of permanent seating structures above the current seating...
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Semones excited to join Diamondbacks organization

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - Former James Madison baseball star Fox Semones has joined a MLB organization. Semones was signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks on June 16 and assigned to the franchise’s High-A affiliate, the Hillsboro Hops in Hillsboro, Oregon. He was playing for the Ogden Raptors, an independent pro team, in the Pioneer League when his contract was purchased by Arizona.
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A busy kitten season at the Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA

The Rockingham Harrisonburg SPCA is offering half-price adoption fees for cats and kittens as they deal with a very busy kitten season. WMRA's Randi B. Hagi reports. From now through the end of Saturday, adult cats at the RHSPCA can be adopted for $25, and kittens for $50. They have a lot of kittens that went to foster homes as babies back in May that are now ready to find a permanent home.
ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, VA
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ESPN networks to enhance exposure of JMU Athletics

While JMU Athletics has recently been no stranger to the spotlight, the Dukes have previously struggled to find a streaming service to launch JMU into a national brand. As the Dukes transition to the Sun Belt, JMU joins the conference’s partnership with ESPN, earning the university about $100,000 per year, according to USA Today.
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Pringle House Project nears completion, but needs community support

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - J.P. Pringle has called the Northeast Neighborhood in Harrisonburg home for decades, but after a fire last August, his house along East Johnson Street was deemed uninhabitable. The community rallied behind Pringle to help with his immediate needs, like food, clothing, and shelter, then went to...
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James Madison officially joins the Sun Belt Conference

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - James Madison University is now officially a member of the Sun Belt Conference. The Dukes, along with Old Dominion, Marshall, and Southern Mississippi, became members of the league the moment the calendar moved to July 1. James Madison announced it was joining the Sun Belt in November 2021 while the other three programs made their decisions to join the SBC public in October 2021.
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50 & Fabulous at ODAC for the first time

The Eastern Regional Junior Angus Show has been at many locations across Virginia, Ohio, Pennsylvania and other states, but for the first time, ODAC put this event on. It was also the organization’s 50th anniversary. Mikayla St. Clair is the junior chair, and she explained why ODAC was chosen...
CHATHAM, VA
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VT, JMU and VCU partner to provide greater mental health support to students

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - On behalf of member institutions of the Virginia Higher Education Procurement Consortium, Virginia Tech, James Madison University and Virginia Commonwealth University have entered into a system-wide agreement for telehealth and tele-mental health services with TimelyMD. TimelyMD is the leading virtual health and well-being resource for institutions...
HARRISONBURG, VA
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Monterey Town Council’s Close Out Meeting

The Monterey Town Council held it’s close out meeting June 28th. Council approved the town’s fiscal year 2023 budget, with amendments to the general fund budget discussed at last month’s meeting. Those amendments were two corrections on amounts for state funding. Monterey’s general fund budget is $175,661.00....
MONTEREY, VA
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Local hemp processors innovate with new products, stores

From patent-pending products to new storefronts, hemp purveyors in the region are finding innovative ways to grow the industry. WMRA's Randi B. Hagi reports. Last week, WMRA aired a story about some of the local cannabis companies that are eagerly awaiting a marijuana retail market. This week, I had the pleasure of visiting a few businesses that are innovating within the hemp market.
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