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Inside the Numbers: Examining the dramatic decline of COVID-19 in Northern Virginia

- COVID-19 cases continue to trend dramatically downward in Northern Virginia. Is this evidence of the first wave having burned itself out there?
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Waynesboro announced the recipients of its 2020 BOOST grant awards

- The Fall Foliage Art Show, the Wayne Theatre Alliance, South River Fly Fishing Expo, Virginia Street Arts Festival, Riverfest, Waynesboro at War, Lightwell Survey Wines, Best Western PLUS Waynesboro, and The Fishin’ Pig will receive funds from the Waynesboro BOOST grant program.
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State/National News

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Virginia Department of Health adds COVID-19 contact tracing data to dashboard

- The Virginia Department of Health has begun reporting information related to efforts to notify people who may have been exposed to COVID-19.
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Opinion

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The focus of the debate dominating the discussion of COVID-19 policy is all wrong

- COVID isn’t punishing us for leaving our homes, for having dinner out, because some of us aren’t wearing masks in stores. It’s not dying out in the northeast because New York somehow crushed the curve. Seriously, that’s laughable.
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Sports

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Virginia Athletics COVID-19 testing numbers: 110 tested, two positive

- Two UVA student-athletes from among the 110 tested for COVID-19 upon their returns to Grounds last week tested positive, the athletics department announced Friday. Neither of the student-athletes who tested positive required hospitalization.

Business

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Top tips for keeping your dogs fit and healthy

- You don’t have to be a furry breeder or a vet doc to understand how important fitness is to dogs.