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Area under wind chill advisory

A large swath of western Virginia is under a wind chill advisory on Sunday and into Monday with wind chills of 5 to 10 degrees below zero possible.


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Virginia State Police awarded grant to combat meth

The Virginia State Police is heading into 2018 with $1,169,546 in grant funding from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services to aid the Department’s ongoing efforts to combat the illegal manufacturing and distribution of methamphetamine.


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Greener mass transit: Train, or bus?

Most of us assume that train travel—whether for getting around town, commuting to work or for long hauls—is the most eco-friendly mass transit “mode.”


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Waynesboro Police investigating early morning armed robbery

The Waynesboro Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred approximately 1 a.m. this morning at the Speedway Convenience Store located at 780 E. Main Street, in the city.


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Thierry Dupuis named interim police chief in Charlottesville

City Manager Maurice Jones announced today the hiring of Thierry Dupuis as interim police chief for the City’s Police Department. Dupuis retired as police chief in Chesterfield County in September of 2017 after serving ten years in that role.


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Street Knowledge with Chris Graham: Director Ric Osuna discusses film ‘The UnAmerican Struggle’

Chris Graham talks with Ric Osuna, the director of “The UnAmerican Struggle: Diversity Under Attack in America,” a look at the rise of bigotry in America since the 2016 presidential election.


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This is what our parental spy apps will enable you to enjoy this festive season

The little angels are home enjoying their longest and most important holiday of the year. But as your kids are here with you full-time, have you paid attention to their digital and online safety?


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Families who argue during the holidays may be less biased

Does your family argue a lot during the holidays? This might actually be a healthy thing, according to a Virginia Tech professor.


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How will sea level rise affect real estate values?

It’s not surprising that questions like these are on readers’ minds today, given the relentless hurricanes in the Southeast, and the devastating wildfires in California. No doubt, climate change is already having an effect on real estate values.


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McAuliffe announces over-the-year employment growth in Virginia

Virginia’s nonfarm payroll employment is 33,700 jobs higher when compared to November of 2016. Over-the-year employment growth in Virginia has been positive for 44 consecutive months.


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Augusta County pursuit ends in arrest

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office apprehended a wanted Greenville man on Thursday after a pursuit that began in Verona and ended in Staunton.


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Where in the US is a white Christmas most likely this year?

AccuWeather reports several storm systems will impact the central and eastern United States during the days leading up to Christmas and will determine who will and will not experience a white Christmas.


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Augusta Health opens Anthem Member Assistance Center

While contract negotiations continue with Anthem, Augusta Health has opened its Anthem Member Assistance Center for its patients who have Anthem insurance.


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Sam Hostetter announces candidacy for Waynesboro City Council

Dr. Sam Hostetter announced his candidacy for the Waynesboro City Council Ward D seat.


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Roundabout would not negatively impact emergency response times

A key concern hat I raised regarding the proposed roundabout at the 13th Street-Rosser Avenue intersection regarding emergency-vehicle access is something Waynesboro city officials have been working through for several months.


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McAuliffe announces awards from landmark DuPont settlement

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the first round of project awards under the DuPont Waynesboro Natural Resource Damage Assessment and Restoration settlement.


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Poll: Kitchen table issues drove Northam win in Virginia

Results of a new poll released today show that while Democratic voters were motivated by opposition to Donald Trump, Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam won his election by focusing on issues, including public education, that matter most to families, as well as not taking the votes of people of color for granted.


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Poll: Voters think Trump should resign over sexual harassment allegations

New numbers from Public Policy Polling find a majority of Americans thinking Donald Trump should resign as president because of allegations of sexual harassment lodged against him.


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Virginia State Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Rockbridge County

The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Salem Field Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred Dec. 15 at the College Square Shopping Center in Rockbridge County.


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McAuliffe includes Medicaid expansion money in final budget

Terry McAuliffe is taking one last shot at Medicaid expansion. The outgoing governor included Medicaid expansion in his final state budget blueprint, with a proviso that the state would accept federal money, which Republicans have resisted doing on three different occasions.


Office Christmas party: A bad idea now?

The boozy, overly grabby office Christmas party – yeah, that’s probably a thing of the past, forever. Companies looking for guidance on how to set boundaries for office parties can follow a few simple rules, laid out by Virginia Tech professor William Becker, an expert in organizational behavior and human resource management. Becker’s rules: Remind […]


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The roundabout way of resolving traffic issues at Waynesboro intersection

The intersection of 13th Street and Rosser Avenue in Waynesboro is sorta, kinda, my connective tissue to the outside world, from my residence in the Tree Streets.


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Waynesboro: We don’t like the KKK, right?

Waynesboro city leaders want to have a thorough discussion about whether it should take any kind of official stand on KKK flyers. This is one that doesn’t seem that hard. We’re against white supremacy. Right?


Looking and feeling your best in 2017

We may be in the latter half of 2017, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait till New Year’s to make improvements to your health and beauty regimen. As far as your body is concerned, there is no wrong time to start building a healthier life. But from your mind’s perspective, maybe it’s time […]