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Fishburne Military School preps for the Inaugural Parade

Fishburne Military School preps for its appearance the 58th Inaugural Parade with a march through the streets of Waynesboro.

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?

Wanda, Magic Honky Tonk Band headline LIVE @ the WAYNE

The return of Wanda Eaves Taylor and the debut of The Magic Honky Tonk Band will highlight the new LIVE @ the WAYNE on Friday, Jan. 27.

Paragon Ragtime Orchestra brings silent film era back: Appearing at Wayne on Jan. 22

The Paragon Ragtime Orchestra, coming to Waynesboro on Sunday, Jan. 22, at 3 p.m., will take the Wayne Theatre back to its roots in silent film.

GAPP teen video contest promotes substance-free living

The deadline for local teens to enter a video contest promoting alcohol- and drug-free living is coming up at the end of the month.

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EMU community honors life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

- Thirteen students, faculty and staff took turns reading a jailhouse letter from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Rick Springfield, Richard Marx coming to Richmond this Sunday

- Rick Springfield and Richard Marx join forces to bring their catalogues of hits to Carpenter Theatre in Richmond on Sunday.
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Fishburne Military School preps for the Inaugural Parade

- Fishburne Military School preps for its appearance the 58th Inaugural Parade with a march through the streets of Waynesboro.

Staunton Police seek assault suspect

- The Staunton Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating Christopher Hale Hodge.
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Warner, Kaine announce nearly $2 million to improve Metro safety

- The Metro has been awarded $1.8 million to improve track safety and protect employees who repair and maintain the Metro system.


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UVA expands financial aid for middle-income Virginians, increases in-state enrollment

- The UVA Board of Visitors announced Tuesday the authorization of the “Cornerstone Grant."
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Suicide intervention training offered in February

- The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training program Feb. 23-24.

Waynesboro Police seek residential burglary suspect

- Update: A Waynesboro man wanted in connection with a November residential burglary is now in custody.

 

 

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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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McAuliffe declines to intervene in Ricky Gray execution

- Governor Terry McAuliffe released the following statement today with respect to the Commonwealth’s pending execution of Ricky Gray.
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VDOT, Virginia State Police offer presidential inauguration travel tips

- VDOT and Virginia State Police encourage drivers to plan ahead with inauguration events on Friday, Jan. 20.
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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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Record number of EMU biomedicine grad students defend original research

- A record-high number of second-year graduate students in the MA in Biomedicine program at EMU successfully defended their theses in December.

 

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Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica Chamber Orchestra at Shenandoah Conservatory

- Shenandoah Conservatory presents world-renowned violinist Gidon Kremer and his exceptional chamber orchestra, Kremerata Baltica.
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Fishburne Military School gearing up for Inaugural Parade with Wednesday march in Waynesboro

- The streets of Waynesboro will have an Inaugural Parade feel on Wednesday thanks to Fishburne Military School.
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Woods and Wildlife Conference: Bring out the best in your property

- Owners of woodlands large and small can learn how to maximize their property’s potential at the 13th annual Woods and Wildlife Conference.
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Virginia Tech scientist awarded $2.1 million to fight heart disease

- Virginia Tech professor Steven Poelzing received a $2.1 million grant for research to combat the nation’s No. 1 killer — heart disease.
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Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library lecture series examines entry into World War I

- The Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library’s ongoing commemoration of the 100th anniversary of World War I continues with a lecture series.
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EMU professor drawn into Cheyenne history, prompting her novel, “Magpie’s Blanket”

- You can’t refuse a peace chief. That’s the tantalizing start of an article about Professor Kimberly Schmidt, author of "Magpie's Blanket."
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Augusta County Historical Society talk describes Valley during, just after Jim Crow

- The Augusta County Historical Society will host a presentation on life in the Valley during and immediately after the Jim Crow era.
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Jennifer Flynn named superintendent of Shenandoah National Park, Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park

- Jennifer Flynn has been named the new superintendent of Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park and Shenandoah National Park.
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Funnyman Skiba returns to Charlottesville

- The United Nations of Comedy Series features Funnyman Skiba on Friday, February 17, 8pm at the Jefferson School Heritage Center.
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Charlottesville Reading Series announces January authors

- Join the Charlottesville Reading Series on Friday, January 27 for readings by Greg Wrenn, Erica Cavanagh, and Matt MacFarland.
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Jasmine Guy, Avery Sharpe Trio bring Harlem Renaissance to life

- Step into the world of the Harlem Renaissance through words, music, and imagery with “Raisin’ Cane: A Harlem Renaissance Odyssey."
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Mark Wahlberg’s ‘Juvies’ coming to Vinegar Hill Theatre

- The award winning Juvies, directed by Leslie Neal and executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, will be screened at Vinegar Hill Theatre.
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Kris Kristofferson, Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live! coming to The Paramount

- The Paramount Theater will feature two live on-stage performances this May with Kris Kristofferson and Jack Hanna's Into the Wild Live!
 

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.