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Saturday, July 4, 2015

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History, celebrations a highlight for Independence Day

The Fourth of July brings fireworks, cookouts and a general celebration of America’s freedom. But your history class might not have included all of the interesting things to know about this holiday.

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Friday Scoreboard: Generals' rally falls short

For the first three innings of Friday's game, it looked like another pitcher's duel. But then the Harrisonburg Turks exploded for 5 runs in the bottom of the fourth and took control, en route to a 10-6 win over Waynesboro.

  • icon Posted: July 03

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A time to reflect on America's beginnings

While all of us are watching fireworks or taking part in a parade today, it helps to look back and see how this country was started. So we present the Declaration of Independence, to celebrate this Independence Day….

  • icon Posted: July 04

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Forever connected, forever grateful

His life was so close to being over, and his big day almost never arrived. On Saturday, Waynesboro High School senior Lantae Spencer graduated with the class of 2015, but without the help of one attentive Waynesboro police officer, he could be dead.

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Online poll

Would you like to see the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival return to Waynesboro?

After 15 years in Waynesboro, the Virginia Fly Fishing Festival will move in 2016 to Meadows Events Park outside of Richmond, citing a lack of space to expand, among other things.

Total Votes: 256

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