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Harrisonburg Daily News Record (Newspaper) - May 2, 2015, Harrisonburg, Virginia�?�1 70 48 weather Page a6rockingham Ballet theatre celebrates 20 years of dance Baity Siua May 2, 2015 i Harrisonburg a. I j 75 cents six Baltimore cops charged in death Marilyn Mosby Baltimore states attorney Speaks to reporters Friday after announcing charges against All six officers suspended after Freddie Gray suffered a Fata spinal injury while in police custody Anoo Atad press Baltimore apr rage turned to Relief in Baltimore on Friday when the City Stop prosecutor charged six police officer with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray states attorney Marilyn Mosby said Gray a arrest was illegal and unjustified and that his neck was broken because he was handcuffed shackled and placed headfirst into a police Van where his pleas for medical attention were repeatedly ignored As he bounced around inside the Small Metal Box. The swiftness of her announcement less than a Day after receiving the police departments internal review and official autopsy results took the City by Surprise. So too did her detailed description based in part on her offices Independent investigation of the evidence supporting probable cause to charge All six officers with felonies. The Polios had no reason to Stop or Chase after Gray motrin said. They falsely accused him of having an illegal switchblade when in fact it was a Legal pocketknife. The Van Driver and the other officers failed to strap him Down with a seat Belt a direct violation of department policy and they ignored Gray a repeated pleas for medical attention even rerouting the Van to pick up an other passenger the officers missed five opportunities to help an injured and see cops Page it a2 Reservoir widening progresses City accepting bids on project by Preston Knight imply Tum record Harrisonburg a the City is about ready to dip deep into its longest nose Avoir. Contractors interested m executing the construction phase of the Reservoir Street expansion pro a a t must submit a bid by thursday according to City documents. Construction is expected to exert july 1 and will disrupt traffic in the tree. When f finished it will / \ Widen Reser voir Street to five lanes with sidewalks from University Boulevard a to Neff Avenue and four lanes with a Bike Lane and sidewalks from Neff to the City limits near sen Tara rms medical Center. The four Lane Section also includes a median and turn lanes said Tom Hartman the City s assistant Public works director. The project Mut lie finished by sept 1,2017, he a Aid. The bids will by opened in City Council Chambers 345 a. Main St., at 2 . Thursday. They Are due to the Ritya a purchasing office. Located in the municipal building at the same address at that time. The Reservoir Street project is estimated to Cost Between $16 million and $17 million officials have said. The costs include work associated with moving utilities underground a process that started last summer. On the web wow Hanson Bergva gov Reservoir St get hop to it Sheila Berry of Harrisonburg has a Beer thursday with her husband Jeff not pictured at three notch d brewing on East Market Street three notch a a Charlottesville based brewery is one of three Craft Beer producers with a tasting room in the downtown a re a and a fourth is set to open soon Austin Bachand / on r see Reservoir Page a6 what s brewing in the Burg despite proliferation in recent years Friendly City Craft Beer producers see Bright future downtown Harrisonburg a. Wolfe St / brewing a f Brothers Craft brewing vice Kieen Kendawi in a graphic downtown Harrisonburg is now Home to three breweries with Wolfe Street brewing set to open soon. By Vic Bradshaw daily Newt record Harrisonburg in december 2 112, an old coca cola Plant on North main Street waa brought tack to life. Three Shifflett Brothers a Adam Jason and Tyler a started producing beverages there again albeit liquids with a bit More kick. Though none of them had drawn a paycheck from the Industry and there was no similar operation locally they wanted to open a Craft brewery. Quot i done to think anyone Ever feels 100 percent confident that their venture is going to work a co owner Adam Shifflett said recalling How Brothers Craft brewing began a a you re working the numbers As much As you can making sure you re not making silly mistake you be got to do your Homework on it but i think part of it too is understanding that you re going to put the Effort in behind it and believe that its going to be Worth More than two years later Brothers Craft brewing is a Success. Its also no longer alone Craft Beer breweries Are sweeping America and they re hopping in the Friendly City. Brothers Craft brewing formerly known As three Brothers brewing was joined almost a year ago by a taproom and Small Batch brewery owned by harlot Tes Vule based three notched brewing which opened in the Urban Kex change building on East see brewing Page a3telling a the Virginia Story by Vic Bradshaw daily news record Cross keys a if one Day someone in Rome buys a product made at White Oak Lavender farm the transaction May Trace Back to a Friday gathering at the Rockingham county farm. Maurice Jones Virginia a Secretary of Commerce and Trade visited the farm and got a Lavender tutorial from owner Julie Haushalter in the beneficial properties of the Shrub and commercial opportunities it provides. A i see a television show a Jones said after see Story Page a6 Daniel Lin / in a Maurice Jones Virginia s Secretary of Commerce and Trade looks through Lavender infused Bath salts Friday during a tour of White Oak Lavender farm. The Cross keys farm was one of several stops he made throughout the Valley As he sought to learn More about Virginia agribusinesses and the challenges they face. Rural hospitals face Tough Road growing number closing throughout . Osceola to. Apr after 45 years of providing health care in Rural Missouri Sac Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece. Ceiling tiles Are going for 25 cents the room doors for an average of less than $4 each the patient Iphis for $250 apiece. Soon the remnants of the Hospital that Long symbolized the Lifeblood of Osceola population 923, will be Tom to the ground. Sac Osage is one of a growing number of Rural . Hospitals closing their door citing a Complex combination of changing demographics medical practices management decisions and Federal policies that have put More financial pressure on facilities that sometimes see hospitals Page a2 Auto sales accelerate Index sales of Small and midsize sums business. C6 religion is drove Auto sales higher last classified. D1 sports. C1 month As general motors Ford comics. B4 sudoku. Of Toyota Fiat Chrysler and Nissan All reported Domestic gains. Crossword b4 Valley a. B1 Page c6 Foum a4 weather a6 nation. Or world. B8 qom sum a Alfred e. Good 91, Luray Carolyn Hubard 31, Harrisonburg Gary a. Judd 7� Broadway Ronald j. Parsons 75, Stanley Judith j. Peri in 86, Staunton Terry a Simmons 48, Maysville . William r. Snook 86, Hinton Ann l Tutwiler 83, Harrisonburg Sanford p. Tutwiler 83, Harrison Burg visit us online at , follow us on and like us on a it Contact the daily news record 540 574 6200 5 sections 32 pages vol. 118 no. 184 5673 00013

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