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Two men struck by lightning in Mt. Solon Sunday

MT. SOLON, Va. (WHSV) - Deputy Chief Bryan Mace of Augusta County Fire and Rescue confirmed two men were struck by lightning at the Stokesville Campground at 464 Stokesville Rd, Mt. Solon over the weekend. The call came in Sunday, June 26, at 1:45 p.m. One man refused transport and...
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Abortion rights activists rally in Harrisonburg

Abortion rights activists gathered in downtown Harrisonburg on Monday to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade. WMRA's Randi B. Hagi reports. About 40 people walked through the drizzling rain to Harrisonburg's Court Square. Organizer Paloma Saucedo led the group in chants in English and Spanish. PEOPLE CHANTING: El pueblo,...
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Roe v. Wade walkout in Harrisonburg

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - After the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade was announced Friday, people across the country have been making their voices heard at rallies and protests. People participated in a walkout Monday morning from Harrisonburg City Hall to the steps of Court Square. “We...
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July Activities at the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center

SENECA ROCKS, W.Va. (WVDN) – Seneca Rocks Discovery Center and the historic Sites Homestead, in cooperation with the Eastern National Forests Interpretive Association, are offering a full schedule of programs for the month of July. Everyone is welcome to join the staff for a variety of interesting and engaging free programs. All programs are subject […] The post July Activities at the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Two independents seek seats on Harrisonburg City Council

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - In November, two open four-year seats on the Harrisonburg City Council will be up for grabs. In addition to two Democrats, two independent candidates will be on the ballot hoping to break into the all-Democratic Council. Independents Marshall Orenic and Rick Nagel are joining Democrats Dany...
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Friendly City Safe Space expanding, feeling community support

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - “Something that is often missing especially in rural areas for LGBTQ+ folks is this kind of central community hub,” Friendly City Safe Space Site Director Hyacinth Bellerose said. In November 2021, the Shenandoah LGBTQ Center created that hub by opening the Friendly City Safe...
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Key Central Virginia games on 2022 VHSL football schedule

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 SPORTS) -- The high school football season is nearly two months away with a few key games in Central Virginia highlighting the 2022 VHSL Master Schedule. Defending co-Jefferson District champions Albemarle kick off the season locally with a trip to Harrisonburg on Thursday, August 25. The rest...
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I-81 public hearing for Harrisonburg widening happening Tuesday

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - A project to widen interstate I-81 through an approximate seven-mile stretch of Harrisonburg is in the works. The widening will go from mile marker 242 to 248.8. ”That’s a very congested area, there’s a lot going on because you have you know through traffic going through...
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Honoring Juneteenth in the Valley beyond the holiday

Represented by colors of red, green and black, June 19 — also known as Juneteeth — celebrates when the news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached the last slaves in Texas in 1865. If you want to take part in observing this holiday, here are local places to visit and movies to watch in order to honor Juneteenth and Black history not just on June 19, as well as educational resources to further your knowledge about the holiday.
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WSVA Allergy report for June 27, 2022

1967 Medical Avenue*Harrisonburg, VA 22801*(540) 442-1000. Pollen/Mold Spore Count for the Shenandoah Valley Area (Harrisonburg, Rockingham County and Surrounding Area) Date: June 27, 2022 is the date of pollen and mold spore collection. The collection represents the 24 hour period ending the morning of collection. The Date of newspaper publication is one day later.
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‘Brain drain’ still a problem for the state

Major drawback for governor's economic plans By Ershad Kamol Aaron Dickins, a West Virginia University graduate student, has no plans to look for a job in West Virginia. He doesn’t t. You have reached content available exclusively to Dominion Post subscribers.
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James Madison prepares to join Sun Belt on Friday

HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - On Friday, James Madison will become an official member of the Sun Belt Conference. The Dukes will now be covered by ESPN+. JMU Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne said the transition to the Sun Belt would provide the opportunity for JMU student-athletes to gain increased exposure on a national stage.
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Retired professor builds wooden anatomy puzzles

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Roman Miller, a native of Iowa, said he expected to spend two years in Harrisonburg. When he was offered an endowed professorship position in the biology department at Eastern Mennonite University, Miller said he planned to try the job but move on within a few years.
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VDOT hosting public hearing on Interstate 81 improvements on Tuesday

The Virginia Department of Transportation is hosting a design public hearing for widening Interstate 81 to three lanes and associated improvements in the Harrisonburg area on Tuesday. This project is located on I-81 northbound and southbound between mile marker 242 in Rockingham County and 248.8 in Harrisonburg. The meeting will...
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