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‘Can’t Feel at Home’ returns for a third run and extends the legacies of those displaced … and of the play’s late author

A friend. A clown. A healer. A husband. A father. A playwright. Both literally and figuratively, Dr. John T. Glick wore several hats. For many years, he served the Elkton-Shenandoah area as a doctor, and his loved ones say he could take care of anyone and anything. He was the kind of doctor who wouldn’t just send you home with a prescription; he’d listen to his patients’ stories and ask questions. When Glick became the first acupuncturist in the Shenandoah Valley, long sessions with clients often meant he provided psychotherapy along with pain relief.

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Innovation hub that helped grow businesses prepares to take root in Harrisonburg at Wetsel’s Seed building

For Clara Metzler and her nonprofit Project GROWS, the Staunton Innovation Hub didn’t just act as a base of operations — it was a place for connection. Project GROWS works to improve the health of children and youth in the community through garden-based education and access to healthy food, Metzler said, and held membership with the hub from its opening in 2018 until 2021.

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City Council entertains doing a 180 on skate park contractor

Before deciding the next step in rebuilding the Westover Skate Park, the city council on Tuesday decided to explore whether it’s best to find a new contractor. 

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Harrisonburg seeks to appeal to remote workers

While remote work was one of notable societal shifts during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s not going out of style — at least in Harrisonburg. In fact, local economic development leaders are making remote work a focus of their sales pitches to employers and employees.

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This article was written by a real person, but the presentation the reporter covered used AI

When Chris O’Brien prepared his presentation on artificial intelligence and automation for attendees at this week’s Valley TechCon.23 conference, he turned to ChatGPT to determine what information he should include, which reduced the time he would’ve spent researching and using search engines.

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Speed cameras to go up in road construction and school zones; Council approves new budget

New speed monitoring cameras aimed at protecting the safety of road construction workers and children will pop up in construction zones and school zones across the city next month now that the city council unanimously approved a new ordinance Tuesday night. 

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