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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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  • Police search for robbery suspect

    WAYNESBORO-A man armed with a tire iron attempted to rob the Royal Mart convenience store Friday morning, before fleeing the scene with no money. Waynesboro police are searching for the suspect, who they said threatened two store employees and attempted to take the contents of the cash register.

Waynesboro student fights JMU language policy

Waynesboro High School junior Michelle Smith wants nothing more than to go to James Madison University and pursue a career in social work.

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Waynesboro tops Draft

Waynesboro's Chris Baker scored 30 points and teammate DeVante Robinson had 29 as the Little Giants won their fourth in a row Thursday, beating Stuarts Draft 100-90. 

  • icon Posted: January 22

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First Look: Sundance doc pulls back curtain on Scientology

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — "Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief" premiered Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival to a packed house — not with a star-studded red carpet, but with police protection.

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States should force federal gas tax cut

For decades conservatives have advocated scaling back the role of the federal government in transportation, yet the federal gas tax that was supposed to end in 1969 is still hanging around 46 years later. Fortunately, there is a feature of the current law that gives states the the upper hand, and they should seize the opportunity to act.

  • icon Posted: January 26

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A look around the South American Paris

It’s called the South American Paris for a reason. Buenos Aires, Argentina, a city that looks and feels like a mixture of Rome, Paris, New York and Madrid, is one of the top tourist destinations in South America. 

  • icon Posted: January 11

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Do you support building new elementary schools for Riverheads and Hugh G. Cassell?

At the Augusta County School Board meeting Jan. 22, the group outlined needs for new buildings to replace Riverheads and Cassell elementary schools, as well as add classrooms to Wilson Middle. The group hopes to get all of this done by the 2017-18 school year.

Total Votes: 58

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