A Confederate flag flies outside Cedar Creek Mercantile in Middletown as a car passes along Valley Pike on June 23.    Rich Cooley/Daily

Confederate flag flap

On June 25, the National Park Service issued a statement calling for the removal of items at park bookstores containing confederate Flags.

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Songs to share

July 5, 2015

WOODSTOCK — Members of the Antioch Church of the Brethren and other Woodstock parishioners spent a recent evening listening to the songs and tales of their Nigerian fellows — tales that included accounts of attacks by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

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Public meetings, June 6-10

July 5th, 2015

Shenandoah County
The Virginia Association of Counties plans to hold its 2015 Region 6 Legislative meeting at 7 p.m. Monday

Songs to share

July 5th, 2015

WOODSTOCK — Members of the Antioch Church of the Brethren and other Woodstock parishioners spent a recent evening listening to the songs and tales of their Nigerian fellows — tales that included accounts of attacks by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.

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Froma Harrop: Too many people are crowding the great sights

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Froma Harrop

July 5, 2015

ROME, Italy — On a recent June day, about 24,999 other tourists and I squeezed into the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel. Seeing the Vatican and its museums is one of the most visually magnificent experiences on Earth. Clearly, the word has gotten out.

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