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Former area teacher sentenced to prison

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey teacher who stole nearly $249,000 in disability pension payments is going to prison because he was teaching in Virginia.

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A little off the top

April 17, 2015

Roy Custer, of Edinburg, trims the top portion of a tree limb off Toll House Road in Maurertown on a recent spring afternoon. Rich Cooley/Daily

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Sports

Michaud ‘on the money’ in Warriors’ win

April 17, 2015

FRONT ROYAL — Sherando senior Ty Michaud got the best of Skyline’s Tyler Ritenour in a pitcher’s duel between the Northwestern District rivals Friday evening at Bing Crosby Stadium.

Big fifth inning is costly for Warren County

April 17, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Everything unraveled for Warren County’s baseball team in the fifth inning against visiting George Mason on Friday night at Bing Crosby Stadium.

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Business

Consigning artisans

Debbie Oden, owner of Mystic Willow, shows off one of the stuffed animals on consignment at her shop. Photo by Henry Culvyhouse
Debbie Oden, owner of Mystic Willow, shows off one of the stuffed animals on consignment at her shop. Photo by Henry Culvyhouse

April 17, 2015

NEW MARKET — It all started two years ago with a basket full of mulberries on a warm summer afternoon, Debbie Oden said.

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Lifestyle

School Lunch Menu

April 17th, 2015

This is the Shenandoah County school lunch menu for April 20-24:
Monday
Breakfast: orange juice, applesauce, breakfast burrito or cereal

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Opinion

Froma Harrop: Often there is no sensible middle

April 17, 2015

Some time ago, I heard a power company executive arguing that humans have played no role in global warming. Actually, he went further, “demonstrating” that global warming isn’t even happening. (This is often done by cherry-picking dates to start with an unusually warm year.) He ended by spreading his arms and beseeching us in his common-sense voice, “Can’t we meet in the sensible middle?”

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