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Rockingham Teachers Become Virginia Finalists For National Award

Rockingham Teachers Become Virginia Finalists For National Award

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Two elementary school teachers from the Shenandoah Valley are Virginia finalists for a national honor. Rockingham County is the employer of Susan Eckenrode of John Wayland Elementary and Eric Imbrescia of Peak View Elementary. They are competing for this year’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Virginia has five finalists for that award, and the other three teachers work in Powhatan County, Giles County, and Fairfax.

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Shucet Applauds Bids For 29 Improvement Projects

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Philip Shucet has praised the bids VDOT received for the 29 North improvement projects.

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This weekend in entertainment history

In this film publicity image released by 20th Century Fox, the character Neytiri, voiced by Zoe Saldana, left, and the character Jake, voiced by Sam Worthington are shown in a scene from, "Avatar." The film was nominated Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 for an Oscar for best picture. The 82nd Academy Awards will be presented on March 7.

A look back on some of Hollywood's most notable headlines.

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Judge Hands Claire Ogilvie Four Year Prison Term

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A judge has sentenced Claire Ogilvie to four years in prison for a 2014 incident at the home of a local lawmaker.

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Albemarle Supervisors Oppose Bell Budget Amendment

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Members say they never saw Delegate Rob Bell’s bill, which might kill the Rio Road/29 North interchange.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.