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Harrisonburg Man Sentenced for Providing Fatal Heroin

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Jean Paul Alvarado was sentenced to 240 months in federal prison on a charge of distributing heroin that resulted in serious bodily injury and death. More>>

Bloodhound Joins Rockingham Search & Rescue Team

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A bloodhound named Lucy is learning the ropes to become the newest member of the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office search and rescue tracking team. More>>

Harrisonburg Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

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A Harrisonburg man, who admitted to bilking nearly 20 investors out of more than $1 million through a fraudulent investment scheme, pled guilty Wednesday. More>>

VA Boasts Over 240 Farmers Markets

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Virginia is seeing an explosion of farmers markets. More>>

Tours Mark Virginia Cave Week April 20-26

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Virginia is offering a few walks on the wild side. More>>

Valley Artist’s Unique Drawing Method Eclipses Disability Video included

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An award-winning Harrisonburg artist spends hours drawing the animals and landscapes of Virginia - and he does it all with his mouth. More>>

Harrisonburg Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Credit Card Fraud Suspects

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Harrisonburg police are seeking help in identifying three credit card fraud suspects. More>>

Vigil to Honor VDOT Workers Killed in Work Zones

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The Virginia Department of Transportation plans a vigil to honor workers who have been killed in work zone crashes. More>>

Harrisonburg Police Seek Assistance in Identifying Credit Card Fraud Suspects

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Harrisonburg police are asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects who fraudulently used a credit card at multiple locations in the city. More>>

VA Community Colleges Suspend Speech Policy

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The Virginia Community College System is abandoning a policy that was challenged by a student who was barred from preaching on a Hampton campus. More>>

Rockingham County Locations added to VA Landmarks Register

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The ever-expanding Virginia Landmarks Register has some additions, including a 142-acre farmstead in Rockingham County and a grand hotel in Virginia Beach. More>>

UPDATE: Rocks Mountain Fire at SNP Out

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Due to the significant snow fall early this week, Shenandoah National Park fire personnel have declared the Rocks Mountain Fire out. More>>

Slideshow: St. Patrick's Day Snow

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NBC29 viewer photos of the St. Patrick's Day Snow. More>>

Verizon Spends $711M on VA Telecom Upgrades in '13

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Verizon says it spent more than $711 million on telecommunications and information technology improvements in Virginia in 2013. More>>

Harrisonburg Announces 2nd Phase of Community Survey

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The City of Harrisonburg is now launching the second phase of its community survey.  More>>

VSP: 2 Deaths, Thousands of Accidents Attributed to Winter Storm

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Virginia State Police are attributing two deaths to a winter storm that left many roads treacherous and troopers busy responding to hundreds of crashes. More>>

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