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10 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

Va. ABC Assists JMU Group

Futuro Latino, a James Madison University student group, will be among 11 recipients of a check from the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control during a ceremony Tuesday in Staunton.

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17 hrs ago | The Daily News-Record

Block Party Set For Saturday

Traffic will come to a halt Saturday as thousands of new James Madison University students descend on downtown for the annual Block Party in the 'Burg.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Warner Agrees To Debates

Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner's re-election campaign announced today that he has accepted invitations to eight joint public forums, including two televised debates, with Republican opponent Ed Gillespie.

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Daily Mail

Starbucks tries their hand at the food truck business as mobile...

Starting next month, students at Coastal Carolina University won't have to drive to the nearest Starbucks.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Virginia forms task force to combat campus sexual assault

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is forming a task force to combat sexual violence at the state's colleges and universities, addressing a problem that has commanded attention this year in Washington and on campuses nationwide.

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Related Topix: Virginia, United States Naval Academy, Wake Forest University, University of Virginia, College of William and Mary

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Ice House Opens in Downtown Harrisonburg

The newly renovated apartments of the ice house in downtown Harrisonburg are now beginning to fill up with residents.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA

Washington Times

Chris Christie argues with woman over Bruce Springsteen: 'You're wrong'

Kellan Howell, an investigative reporter for The Washington Times, covers campaign finance and government accountability.

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Related Topix: Williamsburg, VA

Fredericksburg.com

Nancy Earles Bralley

Nancy Earles Bralley went home to be with her precious Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: University of Virginia, Newport News, VA, US Military, US Air Force, Langley Air Force Base

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Mobile Starbucks Coming To JMU

James Madison University is just one of three universities nationwide chosen to participate in a pilot for mobile Starbucks trucks.

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The Daily News-Record

Sheriff's Office Reaching Out To Aspen Heights

The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office will participate in a two-night student outreach campaign Thursday and Friday at Aspen Heights, a 600-bed complex off Port Republic Road just outside Harrisonburg's city limits.

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Related Topix: Rockingham County, VA

TheAlternativePress.com

Bridgewater Students Set to Begin College

A number of Bridgewater residents are preparing to begin at James Madison University as part of the class of 2018.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC

Bangor Daily News

Houlton student enrolls at James Madison University

Joshua Sullivan of Houlton has enrolled at James Madison University for the fall 2014 semester.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily News-Record

#5 - Move-In Days Expected To Tie Up Traffic

A wave of purple and gold will descend on Harrisonburg this week as thousands of first-year students begin their collegiate experience at James Madison University.

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Related Topix: Harrisonburg, VA

CNN

Starbucks trucks are coming to campus

Here's something that will make returning to school less painful for some college students: Starbucks is launching food trucks.

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Related Topix: Arizona State University, Coastal Carolina University

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Daily News-Record

Police Plan JMU Safety Campaign

The Harrisonburg Police Department will lead a student safety campaign next week as James Madison University students settle in to the Friendly City for the coming school year.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Jersey Journal

In Hightstown summer program, kids take on Shakespeare in the park

The borough's Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring "Hightstown Theatre in the Park" for the first year.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Theater, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Arts

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Probe of Johns Hopkins U. related to sex assault reports

The federal government has begun an investigation of Johns Hopkins University related to its response to reports of sex assault, the school said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, College of William and Mary, University of Richmond, University of Virginia, Education

NBC29

Albemarle Schools Work to Accommodate 'At-Risk' Students

Albemarle County schools are preparing teachers to deal with a dramatic increase in the number of students who struggle at home or hitting the books.

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Related Topix: Albemarle County, VA, University of Virginia

Z100 Radio

College Nap Stations

If you feel the need for a nap and you're a student, some schools are offering a chance to catch up on your sleep.

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Related Topix: Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, University of Texas at Austin, UC Davis, Davis, CA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Campers Learn About Nonviolence

With a recent violent protest halfway across the nation this weekend, one camp hopes to educate kids about protesting without the violence.

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