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What Augusta Free Press Can Do For You: Wayne Theatre

The Wayne Theatre opened its doors in March 2016, but its marketing relationship with Augusta Free Press goes back well further than that.

New Myers Corner website online: Produced by Augusta Free Press

The Myers Corner development in Augusta County has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.

Studies show TV ads impact childhood obesity gene

A new study has found that a genetic trait related to obesity may in fact make children more susceptible to unhealthy food commercials.

Report: One in five Marketplace consumers was small business owner, self-employed

Treasury released a report with new data on sources of health insurance coverage for small business owners and self-employed workers.

InterChange Group Inc. to build new facility in Mill Place Commerce Park

InterChange Group Inc. will build a 108,000 square-foot facility and invest over $6 million in Mill Place Commerce Park located in Verona.

Stable Craft Brewing to debut Winter Craft Beer Dinner Theatre Series

Stable Craft Brewing in Augusta County will be hosting a unique twist to traditional craft beer dinners.

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Virginia Tech international affairs expert: Unexpected benefits to Trump’s presidency?

- An expert in international economic affairs says he sees unanticipated outcomes to President-elect Donald Trump’s election.

Right-to-Work and the Apartheid state

- There are plenty of reasons why people who believe in human freedom and free markets should oppose so-called “right-to-work” laws.
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Virginia hospitals to lawmakers: ‘Do no harm’ on healthcare

- The Virginia hospital community is advocating a do no harm approach to state legislation on healthcare policy.
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Poll: Virginians want restraint on healthcare policy changes

- New polling from Mason-Dixon Polling & Research shows strong majorities of Virginians are concerned about the future of healthcare.

Report: Virginia fails at forfeiture transparency

- Forfeiture transparency laws in Virginia are in dire need of reform, as they leave legislators and the public in the dark.


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Augusta Health Cancer Center bridges the gap for patients

- Fighting cancer is a difficult battle. Those with cancer need excellent care, delivered with compassion and understanding.
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What Augusta Free Press Can Do For You: Wayne Theatre

- The Wayne Theatre opened its doors in March 2016, but its marketing relationship with Augusta Free Press goes back well further than that.

New Myers Corner website online: Produced by Augusta Free Press

- The Myers Corner development in Augusta County has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.

 

 

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Anatomy of failed government: Another look at the DuPont settlement debacle

- So much wailing and gnashing of teeth in Waynesboro over being shut out of the $50 million settlement with DuPont, and for what?
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Seven things to keep in mind about the U.S. economy in 2017

- A new year has dawned, a new president is about to take office and many Americans are wondering how 2017 could affect their bottom line.
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Abolishing Obamacare rewards wealthy, punishes working families

- Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) threaten the health care of 30 million Americans.
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Senate committee blocks minimum wage increase

- A Senate committee failed to pass two measures that would have seen an increase in Virginia's minimum wage.
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New report debunks job killer claims about regulations

- The Environmental Integrity Project has released a new report, “Don’t Believe the Job Killer Hype.”

Virginia student debtors face uphill climb: Relief may be on the way

- At nearly $1.3 trillion, student loan debt has become a national crisis, now constituting the largest component of household debt for Americans.

 

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Shentel’s annual Big Give Initiative breaks record donations

- Shentel held its third annual holiday initiative, The Big Give, this past December and more than doubled the amount raised.

Studies show TV ads impact childhood obesity gene

- A new study has found that a genetic trait related to obesity may in fact make children more susceptible to unhealthy food commercials.
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Experiencing hearing loss? There is help for you

- Many are aware that their hearing has deteriorated but are reluctant to seek help. Perhaps they don’t want to acknowledge the problem.
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AAA: Gas prices stabilizing after days of upward movement

- Gas prices across the Mid-Atlantic region have stayed relatively static this week, in some areas rising or falling by just a penny or so.

USDA to measure financial well-being of dairy farmers

- Representatives of the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service are visiting dairy farms across the nation in January.
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New ag and forestry secretary determined to boost rural economy

- Virginia’s new secretary of agriculture and forestry has rural roots, and he’s determined to help boost the bottom line of the state’s farms.
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AAA: More Americans planning vacations in 2017

- A recent AAA survey has 42 percent of Americans planning to take a vacation in 2017 – with most planning trips to warm weather destinations.
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Boyce Brannock named to boards of First National Corporation, First Bank

- First National Corporation announced this week the appointment of Boyce Brannock to the Board of Directors of the Company.
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What’s new in the world of battery technologies?

- A environmental footprint required to produce and distribute our current crop of lithium ion and other types of batteries.
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Dental care tips to achieve healthy teeth

- Even if you are good at brushing and flossing daily, it does not mean you will not face dental health challenges as an adult.
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Advocates for COPN reform applaud recommendations of working group

- The General Assembly’s Joint Legislative Working Group on Certificate of Public Need (COPN) Reform endorsed nine principles.

Sterling drops on weak trade data

- Sterling dropped below 1.2100 in the forex market for the first time since October 2016 in the wake of the UK trade data.
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McAuliffe announces new solar project in Sussex County

- Governor McAuliffe announced the permit for a new solar facility to be built in Sussex County.
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Why content amplification is important

- Content amplification is the process of popularizing your content across multiple channels to reach a wide audience.
 

Viewpoints


Hosts Chris Graham and Crystal Graham of Augusta Free Press highlight local news and newsmakers with an emphasis on the Shenandoah Valley on Viewpoints on WVPT.

Show airs Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m.