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- The Waynesboro Police Department collected 621 pounds of unused or unwanted pharmaceuticals at Drug Take Back Day today. - Highway work in the Lynchburg District requiring road/lane/structure closures is scheduled, weather permitting. - Strawberry growers prefer their weather mild and dry, and the forecast after this week’s heavy rains is looking positive for the upcoming season. - The following is a list of highway work that may affect traffic in the Staunton District during the coming weeks. - Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are hard to escape; they’re in cell phones, laptops, and basically anything else with rechargeable batteries.
- Five days of much-needed rain helped bring about an early end to spring wildfire season in Virginia, according to the Virginia Department of Forestry. - As mosquito season begins May 1 in Virginia, it is important for people across the Commonwealth to be reminded of Zika virus. - A briefing paper details how Dominion Resources intends to blast away mountaintops as part of the construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. - After 44 years of service, well known Valley radio announcer Charles Graves has decided to retire from WSVA Radio in Harrisonburg. - Augusta Health broke ground on its Emergency Department (ED) Expansion on Wednesday, April 26.
- Schedule of events at the Wayne Theatre, Waynesboro, Va., for the month of May 2017. - University of Virginia Cancer Center has again been honored for its work researching new and better cancer treatments. - How can you get smarter? Is it even possible to boost up your intelligence? Only 10 years ago, they said it’s impossible. - AccuWeather reports wet weather and severe storms will keep extreme temperatures at bay in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic this summer. - State-funded health studies have disproved claims by residents and local doctors in one of France’s largest industrial regions. - The Virginia State Police is currently working to identify, contain and eradicate malware that has impacted the Department’s email network. - The safety rest area on southbound Interstate 81 in Rockingham County is scheduled to close from 6 a.m. to 12 noon on Thursday. - Following heavy rain in parts of the state this week, the Virginia Department of Health reminds people to take precautions to avoid flooded areas. - Chris Graham interviews Richmond-based comedian Antoine Scott, who is headlining the Mother's Day Weekend Bash. - The 3 Redneck Tenors started as a way around a community theater not having enough money to do a benefit. - If you’re thinking about how to regain the trust of your wife, it probably has weakened or seems completely lost for some reason. - An international team of scientists has determined the 3-D atomic structure of more than 1,000 proteins. - Native spring wildflowers and children’s creativity will be celebrated during Shenandoah National Park's Wildflower Weekend, May 6-7. - The Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) will host a special event on May 25 at The Paramount Theater about climate change. - Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States. Yet many people affected by suicide don’t talk about it. - Governor Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Council on Women announced the winners of the sixth annual STEM Essay Contest. - Virginia Tech and UTC Aerospace Systems have established a comprehensive research and education partnership. - The Virginia Executive Mansion is the 2017 recipient of the Paralyzed Veterans of America Barrier-Free America Award.
- The Virginia Department of Fire Programs has received federal funding in the amount of $365,260. - A new technique developed at the University of Virginia School of Medicine will let a single cancer research lab do the work of dozens. - A drug dealer who used his drug supply to coerce women into prostitution was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison. - Charlottesville has joined the ranks of the first 50 localities in the country to receive a SolSmart designation. - Children who are given high-quality education at an early age are more likely to be employed full-time as adults. - Gov. Terry McAuliffe and First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe recognized the upcoming 145th anniversary of Arbor Day at a tree planting. - The Court Square Theater Music Series continues on Friday, May 19 with a concert by bluegrass groups, Martin Brothers & Aspen Run with Dark Hollow. - The Executive Mansion will be among the outstanding homes and gardens open across the Commonwealth during Historic Garden Week. - Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium known for its ties to gastric cancer, may have health benefits for the human immune system. - Update: Route 671 (Millington Road) over Moormans River in Albemarle County will be closed to traffic on Thursday. - Jenifer Andrasko, a former U.S. Navy pilot, mission commander and NATO officer, will be the UVA Alumni Association’s next president and CEO. - Four people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle accident on West Main Street in Waynesboro at 1:37 p.m. Monday. - Valley Businesses Give Back is an annual food and fund drive that gives businesses the opportunity to engage in a friendly competition. - The Youth Edition of the Best of Both Worlds Dance and Step Competition returns to Piedmont Virginia Community College on Saturday, May 6. - The USDOT has awarded VDOT $8.2 million to repair damage to Interstate 64 from severe flooding in Alleghany County last year. - James W. Ceaser will speak at W&L on “The First 100 Days: Reflections on the Trump Presidency.” His talk is free and open to the public. - The safety rest area on southbound Interstate 81 in Rockingham County is scheduled to close from 6 a.m. to 12 noon on Tuesday.