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Press Conference: Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen, GM Scot McCloughan

Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen and general manager Scot McCloughan talk with reporters on Friday.


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GMO foods don’t need labeling, farmers say

On a recent WWBT TV 12 news segment, Virginia Farm Bureau Federation representatives explained that genetically modified crops are no different from conventional crops.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden

Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden talks with reporters on Thursday. The Redskins (3-11) host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-5) in NFL action on Saturday.


Rockingham County Fair wins national honor

The Rockingham County Fair has been selected to receive three Awards of Distinction from the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE).


Wolverine Advanced Materials to invest $10.6 million to expand operation

Wolverine Advanced Materials (Wolverine)will invest $10.625 million to expand its specialty rubber coated materials manufacturing operation in Montgomery County.


Press Conference: Washington Redskins defensive end Jason Hatcher

Washington Redskins defensive end Jason Hatcher talks with reporters at training camp in Richmond, Va., on Aug. 9.


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Potomac Nationals claim MILB Promotion of the Month Award

The Potomac Nationals have been given the June Promotion of the Month Award by Minor League Baseball for “Beard-A-Palooza Weekend” on June 13th-15th.


Earth Talk: Is organic agriculture sustainable?

Dr. Henry I. Miller, former director of the Office of Biotechnology at the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, argues that conventional farming—which uses synthetic pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers and often genetically modified (GM) seed stock to maximize yields—is actually better for the environment, producing more food and using less water compared to organic farming.


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Rockingham County Fairgrounds to renovate and expand poultry facilities

The Rockingham County Fair Association in Harrisonburg is renovating and expanding poultry facilities on the Fairgrounds this spring. The goal is to showcase the historic and economic importance of the poultry industry in the Shenandoah Valley.


Rockingham County Fairgrounds adds seven acres of parking with new Keep It Green lot

The Rockingham County Fairgrounds in Harrisonburg will add seven acres of new parking area this year. The goal is to increase overall parking capacity during the annual County Fair while building on the positive experience of Fair visitors.


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