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Harrisonburg treasurer drama winds down

In Harrisonburg, the scene has shifted from what was to what will be for the city treasurer’s office. The embattled former treasurer, Rebecca Neal, resigned on Friday after pleading guilty to misusing public funds. Now, the Daily News Record reports, ...

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Cases coming alive with doc’s expertise (access required)

A Roanoke-area doctor suddenly sidelined by chronic illness has reinvented himself as the region’s most highly-qualified litigation support professional. Rheumatologist Tim Henshaw used to help patients deal with their arthritic joints. Now, he helps lawyers by creating three-dimensional, animated computer ...

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Pop songs and political hijinks

Reporters have been busy documenting the shenanigans leading up to yesterday’s municipal elections around Virginia. There was a Roanoke candidate who took out newspaper ads without disclosing his identity. In St. Paul, some people registered to vote even though they ...

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Eyebrows in motion

It had escaped our notice until today, but government has gone to You Tube in a big way. Virginia alone has 25 agencies using the do-it-yourself video website. Even Roanoke County has its own You Tube site. The latest entry ...

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