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Thursday, October 23, 2014

The News Virginian

Local residents mourn loss of economic development leader

Dennis Burnett is remembered for his boundless energy, his ever-present smile, and his advocacy for economic development in the Shenandoah Valley.

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Kenny G distances self from Hong Kong protesters

HONG KONG (AP) — Smooth jazz star Kenny G insisted Thursday he's not a foreign provocateur supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, after Beijing signaled its displeasure over his inharmonious visit and repeated concerns about meddling by external forces.

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Citizens shouldn’t have to pay for board’s dysfunction

Taxpayers handle a lot in Augusta County. Their dollars go towards school repair, help fund fire and rescue positions and provide support for the sheriff’s office. What they shouldn’t be asked to do however, is pay more just because elected officials can’t get along.

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If the U.S. Senate election was held today, who would you vote for?

One of Virginia's two Senate seats is up for grabs this November, with the choices between incumbent Mark Warner, Republican challenger Ed Gillespie and Libertarian challenger Robert Sarvis.

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