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Mitt Helps McDonnell
     RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Newly released tax records show former Gov. Bob McDonnell's legal defense fund raised nearly $150,000 during the first quarter of this year.
 
     Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, gave $10,000. Coal baron Richard Baxter Gilliam gave $50,000, the single biggest
Apple Blossom Traffic
     WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) - Police are planning a one-day traffic safety enforcement blitz during the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival.
 
   
New Market Film Opens Thursday
Tomorrow, the GI Film Festival will launch with the World Premiere of a new Civil War epic film Field of Lost Shoes.

 
Prostituion Ring Charges
A Harrisonburg man is one of nearly a dozen caught up in a prostitution sting.

Thirty-eight year old Jose Suazo has been charged by Winchester Police.

Cops say the defendants responded to an online ad by showing up at a Winchester hotel. Police arrested them after they exchanged money for sex.

The arrests are the third in a series police have made since January involving undercover
I-81 Lane Closures
Sunday will not be a day of rest for VDOT, so it might be a bit of a headache for you and me on I-81.

 
Dental Office Embezzlment
A former employee is accused of embezzling more than 100-thousand dollars from a Harrisonburg dental office.

 
Fair Announces Music Acts
A little bit country, a little bit rock and roll.  That’s one way you could sum up the entertainment at this year’s Rockingham County Fair.  
Bridgewater Man Meth Case
A Bridgewater man is closer to being tried for allegedly being caught running a mobile meth lab.

 
 
Earth Day Salutes
On this Earth Day the Virginia Chapter of the Sierra Club is recognizing nine Legislative Leaders it says have distinguished themselves in the 2014 General Assembly Session as patrons of environmental bills.

 
Goo Goo Dolls Play Fair
The Goo Goo Dolls jumped the gun and ruined the Rockingham County Fair's surprise.
 
Missing Teenager In Augusta County
The Augusta County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a missing teenager. 
Cyclist Collides With Deer and Dies
A freak accident on the Blue Ridge Parkway has left a man dead.

 
Best Paid Professors At JMU
Professors at James Madison University are the best paid in the valley.

 

 
Finding State Data Made Easier
The state has announced the launch of Data.Virginia, a website that will provide easy access to Virginia's open data and keep Virginians informed on the state's major big data initiatives.
 
Growth Equals Jobs?
Last week Harrisonburg was named one of the fastest growing cities in the country, but can the job market keep up?

 

Maybe.  The latest information from the Virginia Employment Commission shows that between February and March, the Harrisonburg Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a fancy way of saying the city and Rockingham County, added 100-jobs.  The area has added
6000 Acres To Be Burned
A more than 6000-acre fire will burn through the National Forest in Augusta County this week, but there's no need to worry.

 
Country Club Road Closure
If you use Country Club Road as part of route you can expect some delays on Tuesday.  
4460 Pounds Of Trash Collected
 

Harrisonburg officials are pleased with the latest edition of Black's Run Clean-up Day.

 
Meth Lab Charges Dropped
The same week one man had charges dropped, another gets indicted for his alleged roll in operating a meth lab in New Market.

 
 
Guilty Pleas For SNP Break Ins
Two Florida residents have pleaded guilty to a string of vehicle break-ins and thefts in the Shenandoah National Park.