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Harrisonburg Daily News Record (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Harrisonburg, Virginia 86 67 weather Page air Broadway sidewalk project on int Valley Virginia/a3 Kyle Busch on a Rod with Brickyard win sports Blatty Nwa-?bc0rb monday july 27,2015 i Harrisonburg a. I i 75 cent republicans rebuke Cruz for his criticisms apr sen. On act belch a Utah we one of those who countered e speech by sen. Ted Cruz attic zing majority Leader Mitch has rare sunday session intr party issues Washington apr senior sen ate republicans lined up sunday to rebuke Iblas Republican sen. To Cruz for harshly criticizing majority Leader Mitch Mcconnell an extraordinary display of intr party division played out live on the Senate floor. A the Senate met for a rare sunday session Sens. Orrin Hatch of Utah Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and John Comyn of Texas each Rose to counter a stunning floor speech Cruz gave on Friday accusing Mcconnell r-ky., of lying. None of them mentioned Cruz by name but the target of their remarks could not have been clearer. The drama came As the Senate Defeated a procedural vote to repeal president Barack Obama a health care Law and took a step toward reviving the Federal Export import Bank both amendments on a must pass Highway Bill. A squabbling and Sanctimony May be tolerated in other venues and perhaps on the Campaign Trail but they 66 squabbling and Sanctimony. Have no place among colleagues in the United states Senate. A sen. Orrin Hatch have no place among colleagues in the United states Senate Quot said Hatch the Senate s president pro tempore. Cruz is running for president. The Senate floor has even become a place where senators have singled out colleagues by name to attack them in personal terms to impugn their character in blatant disregard for Senate rules Quot Hatch said. A such misuses of see republicans Page air Council to mull study on traffic staff report Harrisonburg a residents of the Sunset Heights neighbourhood Are fed up with bad driving in the Aura and Hope Harrisonburg will take Steps to fix the problem. A dozen residents of the neighbourhood met with City officials last month to discuss the situation according to City documents. They reported a drag race Quot activity happening Between 2 and 3 a.m., motorists passing stopped school buses speeding and excessive Cut through traffic from West Market and South High streets. The Harrisonburg police department has stepped up patrols and used its Speed display to discourage excessive speeding particularly in South Dogwood Avenue but residents Are hoping physical changes to the Roadway will help reduce the problems. On tuesday City Council will consider whether to conduct a traffic study with the see study Page a5virginia under fir Justice department says disability Reform lacking the Washut Mtawa poet Washington a the . Justice department says Virginia is not being serious enough about efforts to comply with court ordered reforms to its program for people with disabilities. A letter to the Federal judge overseeing a 2012 Federal settlement sent by the Justice department last month Points As evidence to the Way the state has used proceeds from the Sale of state run institutions that treated people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Under a 2014 Virginia code adopted As part of the states efforts to help people being moved out of those institutions to adapt to life inside private group Homes or regular Community settings Money from the property sales is meant to go toward providing More services for that population. See Virginia Page a5 la. Theater shooter had violent past Houser Lafayette la. Apr the stranger clenched his fists and Shook his head recounting a time when he tried and failed to beat a cat to death with a steel Rod. His audience two women lunching at a Lafayette Bistro on a saturday afternoon sat across from him shocked and silent. The Man in a hawaiian print shirt had pulled a chair up to their table minutes earlier. He stroked their dogs and started to ramble people spend too much Money on their pets. There should be a cheaper Way to euthanize an animal. This stranger told them he once took in a stray cat and it got sick so he bashed its head with the Rod but failed to kill it. A the was Hurt that the cat lived Quot recalled Bonnie Barbier who listened in horror to the bluster for 30 minutes. A it was this twisted sense that he was doing the right Days later John Russell Houser a photograph flashed onto television screens across America As the Man who opened fire in a Louisiana movie theater. A my stomach dropped a Barbier said of the moment she saw his photo Stem and unsmiling. That see shooter Page air closed Wal Mart has decided to end overnight hours for certain stores throughout the country. Page b5 Index business. B5 nation.a2 classified. B6 comics. A9 sudoku.a8 Community. A7 Valley a. .a3 crossword. A9 weather. A10 forum. A6 Marjorie m. Benner 85, Rochester . Helen m. A Myrt Quot Downer 82, Luray Ula e. Eaton 89, Rayville Delia c. Foltz 91, lost City . Page f. Frye 81, Luray Kenneth p. Hartman 93, Harrisonburg Willie b. Kerns 41, Luray Juri d. Mcavoy 86, Purgitsville . E. Dale Michael sr., 84, Scherr . Gilbert f. Quot Dick Quot Moore 78, Halifax Alden d. Reese 48, Hinton Gerald d. Tabor Harrisonburg Annabell Williams 89, Edinburg Contact the daily news record 540 5746200 2 sections 20 pages vol. 118 no. 2s6 visit us online at , follow us in news on and like us on we re All Here for love a calibration of diversity left Jonah a totems of Annandale trial to St a cwv0f% mention away from a group of protesters at the Shenandoah Pell Valley r Floe festival on saturday. Below Notts Stanford left and Brandi cards both of Staunton diary aug during the festival. Photo by Daniel in / in Shenandoah Valley Pride festival makes court Square debut by Lcuy Clark Dpi Tynem sebbp4harrisonburg a the Shenandoah Valley Pride festival returned to Harrisonburg after a two year absence saturday this time under the backdrop of a landmark . Supreme court decision affirming the rights of 8ame-sex couples to marry nationwide. The event previously held at Hillandale Park Drew an estimated 1,600 to 3,000 people from around the Valley in its debut at court Square. It opened with Harrisonburg City councilman Kai Degner Reading statements from gov. Iberry Mcauliffe attorney general Mark herring and Harrisonburg mayor Christopher Jones. A i Call on citizens Ai the City of Harrisonburg to eliminate prejudice wherever it exists a Jones statement said. Rob Johnson co chairman of Shenandoah Valley Pride said the event was put in ice in 2013 because a the volunteers who had been putting it on got to be he said the supreme courts 5-4 decision on june 26 to extend marriage rights to Gay and lesbian couples across the United states provided the inspiration to bring the festival Back. See love Page a5

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