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Harrisonburg Daily News Record (Newspaper) - June 8, 2015, Harrisonburg, Virginia F ssh a in. Xiv 84 66 weather Page a Emu Board oks budget says goodbye to members Valley Virginia / a3 state track produces one local Winner lots of medals sports / 81ibaily is Slicer mond Juno 8, 2015 i Harrisonburg a. I i 75 cent Driver crashes into Asp Cruiser on 1-81trooper stable at u.va., Man charged with dui by a Yan Cornell daily be wit record Harrisonburg police say a Harrisonburg Man was arrested after he drove into a Virginia state police troopers Cruiser while under the influence of alcohol Early sunday. Javier b. Garcia 31, was Dri Virginia medical Center in Charlottesville for unspecified injuries from the crash. A spokeswoman for the Hospital said Johnson was in stable condition sunday night. Rockingham county sheriff Bryan Hutcheson a former member of the state police who worked with Johnson described him As an experienced Veteran and a a dedicated member of the a your heart just sinks and you go a of. My goodness Quot Hutcheson said. A its just devastating officers from the Harrisonburg and James Madison University police departments and City fire and Rescue personnel responded to the scene. The cause of the crash is being investigated by the state police. Contact Ryan Cornell at 5 746286 or Cornell amp Duro none. Com ving a 2004 Mercury sport Utility vehicle North on interstate 81 inside the City limits when he ran off the Road into the median and hit the Cruiser at 3 37 a m., according to a release from the Asp. The release says trooper a r. Johnson was running radar in the median at mile Marker 245, near where port re Garcia and Public Road intersects 1-81, when Garcia hit his 2014 Ford Taurus head on. Garcia who was not injured in the crash was charged with driving under the influence according to the release. Johnson was transported to sen Tara rms medical Center then to the University of Tea party a Sway seen As waning Richmond apr last year Tea party virginians were livid with Virginia Beach Republican state sen. Frank Wagner. The anger stemmed from Wagner s bid to win the chairmanship of the Gap 2nd congressional District by using an obscure parliamentary technique known As Wagner is efforts were part of a broader push by establishment republicans to take Back control of the state party from the Tea party a Campaign that not Only failed but helped fuel Dave brat s improbable Victory Over . House majority Leader Eric Cantor. Wagner was viewed As a top target for a Tea party primary Challenge. Someone even created a Facebook Page called a primary Frank Wagner Quot Complete with a picture of Wagner posing next to Cantor. But come tuesday when Virginia voters cast votes in a handful of primary contests around the state there will be no contest featuring Wagner. No one challenged him for the see waning Page air murderers Jailbreak plot a sophisticated new York inmates on the Lam Dannemora . Apr two murderers who used Power tools to escape from prison must have taken Days to Cut through steel Walls and pipes and break through the bricks gov. Andrew Cuomo said sunday As a $100,000 Reward was posted for information leading to their capture. Authorities were investigating How the inmates obtained the Power tools they used in the a Shaw Shank redemption Quot style breakout Over the weekend. A it was a sophisticated plan a Cuomo said. A it took a period of time no doubt to David sweat 34, was serv ing a sentence of life without parole for the 2002 killing of a sheriffs Deputy. Richard Matt 48, had been sentenced to 25 years to life for kidnapping killing and dismembering his former Boss in 1997. A these Are killers they Are murderers a the governor said. A theres never been a question about the crimes they committed. They Are now on the Loose and our first order of business is apprehending see escape Page a10 housing woes More and More older americans Are struggling with mortgages Page Bio abortions decline in red and Blue states throughout the country abortion rates have dropped sharply since 2010, an Assa elated press Survey found. Nationwide the rate declined 12 percent Page a2index business. Bio nation., a2 classified. B6 sports. By comics. Is sudoku. A8 Community a7 Valley a a3 crossword. Is weather. A10 forum. A6 world. A2 visit us online at , follow us in news on deaths Page a4 Jessie a Anderson 75, Harrisonburg Nina Brekelmans 25, Washington . Barbara a. Good 58, Broadway Calvin g. Kirby 75, Keezletown Theresa a. Knapp 63, Harrisonburg Rebecca a a Becky l Moore 42, Bridgewater Sheila j. Simmons 68, Bridgewate Rand like us on Contact the daily news record 540 574-6200 2 sections vol. 118 i 20 pages no 214 56731 00013 Good times gone by Eddie Mestre president of the Harrisonburg High school senior class shares memories from his time As a Blue Streak during commencement saturday at James Madison University s convocation Center. Austin Badland i on r con a Dwulat ions graduate class of 2015 Blue streaks have a Many Miles ahead i by Ryan Cornell daily news Heron Harrisonburg a valedictorian Kelli Showalter eschewed the typical graduation cliches instead choosing to compare the past four years of her fellow graduates lives to a mile run four laps around the Harrisonburg High school track. A you May have finished this mile but theres to Many other tracks you will run Quot she said in her address to the class. A whether you be headed to College or work a vocational school or the military there Are Many Miles ahead of the schools 320-member class of 2015 met at the James Madison University convocation Center saturday morning for its 121st commencement ceremony. Class president Eddie Mestre see streaks Page a10 eagles urged to put passions to Good use by Vic Bradshaw daily Neil s Heron Elkton a the members of the East Rockingham High school class of 2015 undoubtedly received Many different gifts for graduation. The most valuable if used correctly might have been the waxy uttering from senior class president Matthew Good. He urged his classmates to make a difference in the world. A i Challenge you Quot Good said to the approximately 175 other members of his graduating class and their family and friends on saturday afternoon a to direct your passion into the darkest Corner of the he later had the assembled seniors hold up u Candle head Given them a Token to remind them of his advice. A you can choose to Light your Candle a Guild said a for leave it More than 1,100 people packed the Erus gymnasium for the High schools see eagles Page air left Matthew Good president of East Rockingham High school s senior class challenged his classmates to make a difference in the world during his commencement address saturday at the school. Below about 175 students graduated from the Vikt Orvalea school. For More photos see Page a9. For stories on the ceremonies for Turner Ashby Broadway and Eastern mennonite High schools turn to Page a3 photos by Austin Bachand / in a

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