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Harrisonburg Daily News Record (Newspaper) - May 21, 2015, Harrisonburg, Virginia59 47 weather Page a6dn-r leadership award finalist profiles Spotswood High school Valley Virginia / b1east Rock eagles win i c-36 boys track meet 1 sports c1 Batly Kottis be Corii thursday May 21, 2015 i Harrisonburg a. I 75 cents Garst wraps prosecutions murder Case a in a Roooto Rutm Menf Torii int Swiss cheese comment made prior to shooting by Vic Bradshaw de tily neum regard Harrisonburg a dozens of text messages Facebook posts emails and photographs entered into evidence wednesday highlighted that budding romantic relationship in tween Nicholas Thiel and Hannah Polk through the Middle of 2014, even As she was still married to Clifford a Dean Quot Polk. Their Romance led to a violent encounter one that left Polk lying dead in the parking lot behind his estranged wife s House and Thiel charged with murder. On the second Day of a scheduled three Day trial in Rockingham county circuit court the jury also saw a body camera recording of Thiel describing events to police at the scene and his taped interview with a Rockingham county sheriff a office investigator the prosecution rested its Case late wednesday the trial continues this morning Thiel. 26, of Elkton i charged with second degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection with polks death on oct. 19 at ti�7 mount Crawford ave. In Bridgewater he face up to 43 years in prison if convicted and remains in custody Ai the Rockingham county jail eyewitnesses testified tuesday that they watched Thiel and Polk of Bridgewater tussle in the town House Complex parking lot but none a what happened in the moment right before Thiel shot Polk is Case Pagas Thiel crude invasion cleanup workers place shovels of Oil Laden Sand in bags while a larger group begins cleanup operations at Refugio state Beach the site of an Oil spill North of Goleta calif., wednesday a broken onshore pipeline spewed Oil Down a storm dram and into the Ocean for several hours tuesday before it was shut off creating a Slick across nine Miles of Ocean and threatening wildlife Avil of a Oil spill fouls Pristine Beach Hanks Hii with $5b in fines four of largest plead guilty to rigging currency markets \ Noci ated a h Washington four of the worlds biggest hunk. Agreed wednesday to pay More than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging tin currency markets a a rare instance in which Federal prosecutors Haw wrung an admission of criminal wrongdoing from a a or financial institution. Traders at Jmorgan Chase Citi groups Hanking unit Citicorp Barclays and the Royal Bank of Scotland were accused of working together to manipulate rates on the foreign Exchange Market where hundreds of billions of dollars and euros change hands Back and Forth the penalties Are a Victory for the government and reflect a broader Effort by tin Justice department Long criticized As reluctant to prosecute big Banks to tackle financial misconduct. See Banks Page. A2 Goleta Calif a an Oil spill from a ruptured onshore pipeline that fouled beaches and threatened wildlife along a Scenic Street it h of the a Alifornia coast spread across 9 Miles of Ocean wednesday and officials said up to 10f>,000 Gallons May have leaked out lip to a fifth in that amount 21,000 Gallons a reached the sea a ording to estimates. Federal regulators were inv Ligating the leak As workers in protective suits raked and shovelled Slinky Black goo of the beaches and boats towed booms into Pla it e to Corral t he two Slicks off the Santa Barbara coast. I la it of line was the scene of a much larger Pill in 1909 the arg it St in r s. Wat. Is at the tinn that i credited with giving i it to tin Arneri can environmental movement crude was flowing through that pipe at ,000 gallon an hour when the leak was Dot Recti d tue Day. It took three hours to shut Down though be spill Page a6 . Reveals scores of bin Laden documents Al Aida Job application among materials released Washington apr documents swept up m the raid on Osama bin Laden a compound portray a Leader Cut off from his underlings disappointed by their failures beset by their complaints and r regretting years of separation from much of his extensive family. Focus your fighting on America not each other the sidelined Al Aida chief exhorts his followers. In a videotaped will he urges one of his wives should she remarry after his death to still choose to ii beside him in Par Adise. To also directs her to end their son to the Battlefield despite some surprising quirks in the collection the Overall message of the 103 letters videos and reports made Public wednesday hews Tai the terror group s familiar Mission in the name of god find a Way to kill americans. Kill europeans. Kill jews a uproot the obnoxious tree by concentrating on its american trunk a bin Laden writes in a letter urging Al Aida affiliates in North Africa to not he distracted by fighting local Security forces and to avoid Muslim infighting. The . Office of the director of see bin Laden. Page As a Vii it. Bbb Ohhi Austin Bachand 1dn r Ralston Road in Rockingham county has potholes in need of repair. A new report ranks Virginia a Rural paved roads poorly study critical of a. Rural roads says 19 percent in poor condition in 13 by Ryan Cornell thuly new. Lit Eon Harrisonburg Virginia a Rural roads rank poorly compared to other in the nation a report re leased tuesday say the report released by trip says Rural paved roads in the Commonwealth Are the 17th worst of ail 50 states. Trip a National nonprofit transportation research group bused in Washington do Evalu ates i he safety and condition of Rural roads and Bridges in the is a it i ording to t rip 19 pen ent of Virginia a Rural paved roads were list red i in poor condition in 2013. Nevada a Rural roads were ranked the Best with 2 percent in poor condition. Michigan ranked last with 37 percent of Rural paved roads to poor Condit Ion see roads Page a ancient town seized islamic state militants seized control of the syrian town of Palmyra on wednesday Page d6 business acumen Eastern men note University will begin offering new graduate certificates in Busi Ness administration and organizational leadership the programs take nine to 18 months to Complete. Page d1 Index business d1 see amp do. B4 classified d2 sports c1 comics. C5 sudoku. B5 c crossword is Valley a b1 forum a4 weather a nation a3 world do visit us online at , follow us on deaths Page b2 Shirley m. Breeden 77, Elkton Nelson r. Lamb 7?, Stanardsville Betty j. Moyer 83, Fulks run Gladys m. Vanpelt 92, mount Crawford and like us on Contact the daily news record 540 574-6200 4 sections 24 pages vol. 118 no. 200 56731 0001 3 life feels Good. So does free checking. Really free checking. So you can spend More on what matters most. Member Odic 1.800.990.4828 Union Bank amp Trust Union

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