Jim Bishop | Columnist puts out his own disabled list

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I’ll admit to an apprehension of medical personnel. I know I shouldn’t. They are truly remarkable couriers of caring who possess extraordinary skills to help people in their hour of need. Nevertheless, my trepidation accelerates just by sitting in the waiting room, looking around at other people there. Wondering what their problems are only heightens…

Chris Edwards | A different world

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Hunger. Child soldiers. Orphaned children raising siblings. Such tragedies might readily connote despair – but not to three African women who studied this year at Eastern Mennonite University’s Summer Peacebuilding Institute. When these women, attending their first SPI session, speak of the staggering tasks they and their colleagues have undertaken to heal lives and communities,…

EMU now offering new undergrad majors in peacebuilding, environmental sustainability

Eastern Mennonite University is offering two new undergraduate majors, “peacebuilding and development” and “environmental sustainability,” that draw on EMU’s core values in these areas. Both programs will provide hands-on opportunities for students to be agents of change in their local communities and around the world, combining a concern for the earth and its people and…

Team Coverage | Mike Signer visits Waynesboro

Democratic Party lieutenant-governor nomination candidate Mike Signer was in Waynesboro on Friday for a walking tour of Downtown Waynesboro and a visit with local Democrats in advance of the Tuesday, June 9, Democratic Party primary. AFP editor Chris Graham caught up with Signer to talk about the nomination race and later captured Signer’s talk with…

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– Local News: Swine flu cases confirmed in Lexington, posted Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – Event: Art collection will help create healing environment, posted Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – Local News: DCCU announces scholarship winners, posted Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – Capitol Hill: Perriello-sponsored protections for consumers facing excessive credit fees pass House, posted Friday, 9:10 a.m. –…