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WAYNESBORO — A new restaurant is under construction in the Town Center in Waynesboro. Shake ‘n Steak’s foundation is up, but the News Virginian has heard no completion date at this time. Steak ‘n Shake is an Illinois-based company, and will join the Chic-Fil-A and the park and ride near McDonald's.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deb Szeman, a self-described “homebody,” had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus from her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend the women’s march on Washington.

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WAYNESBORO — On the evening of Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, community members worked to create signs that represent equality, love and current issues. The signs will be carried on Saturday for women’s marches in Washington, D.C., Charlottesville or at the demonstration in Staunton.

STAUNTON — How do you keep your groom, who has a reputation for killing his bride on their wedding night, from killing you?

WAYNESBORO — It was a simple fix that posed all types of problems for Waynesboro. The Little Giants went scoreless for over 11 minutes of game time in a stretch that saw Western Albemarle go on a 21-0 run as the Warriors pulled away for a 50-37 victory. 

When it comes to policing for profit, no one is immune from temptation. Just ask Attorney General Mark Herring. The knock against the practice — sometimes called “civil asset forfeiture” — has been clear and simple for many years: Allowing law-enforcement agencies to confiscate people’s personal property without even filing criminal charges, let alone obtaining a conviction, violates the nation’s bedrock principles regarding justice. 

WAYNESBORO — Del. Dickie Bell, R-Staunton, has proposed a trio of bills in the 2017 General Assembly that reduces the maximum length of long-term suspensions for Virginia public school students and prohibits, in most cases, suspensions or expulsions for students in grades K-5.

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