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Diversifying Job Opportunities In Harrisonburg

Thursday, October 14, 2010

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This is the second installment in a Q&A series with Harrisonburg City Council candidates. hburgnews.com reader Chris writes: “In many cases JMU students are forced to leave Harrisonburg post-graduation because of a lack of jobs in their field. Because of this, the Harrisonburg community loses much talent that would be beneficial to our community. As […]

Meet The City Council Candidates

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

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Meet The City Council Candidates

On October 1, we asked readers to help us come up with a list of questions for Harrisonburg City Council candidates to answer. We made a list and emailed all the candidates the first question. This is the first post of several in a Q&A series about the upcoming local elections (November 2). We’ll be […]

Helping Small Businesses and Farms (Part 5/5)

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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Helping Small Businesses and Farms (Part 5/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner reveal their approaches to helping our area's economy. Fifth and final video in a series.

Should the State Control Local Schools? (Part 4/5)

Thursday, May 27, 2010

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Should the State Control Local Schools? (Part 4/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner explain their views on the state's role in public education. Fourth video in a series.

Candidates Talk Transportation (Part 3/5)

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

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Candidates Talk Transportation (Part 3/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner discuss possible fixes for the area's transportation woes. Third video in a series.

How to Cut a Budget (Part 2/5)

Sunday, May 23, 2010

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How to Cut a Budget (Part 2/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner talk about making priorities during lean budgets. Second video in a series.

HoD Candidates Answer: Why Are You Running? (Part 1/5)

Friday, May 21, 2010

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HoD Candidates Answer: Why Are You Running? (Part 1/5)

Carolyn Frank, Tony Wilt, and Kai Degner sit down to tell us why they're running for a seat in the Virginia House of Delegates. First video in a series.

Republican HoD Candidates Make Pitch

Thursday, April 15, 2010

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Republican HoD Candidates Make Pitch

Republican candidates John Elledge, Tony Wilt, and Ted Byrd tell us why you should consider voting for them in next Tuesday's "firehouse primary".

Jost: HCR Bill “A Step In The Right Direction”

Monday, March 22, 2010

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Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past month, you know that last night the U.S. House of Representatives passed a monumental and controversial healthcare reform package. I emailed Harrisonburg resident and nationally-renown healthcare reform expert, Timothy Jost, to get his take on the historic bill.

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.