Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac To Be Discontinued?

President Obama has urged, in essence, the shutting down of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac backed securities, which includes the traditional 30-year insured loan. He gave a speech at the beginning of August with his ideas on how to go about doing this and why. AgBeat, a highly respected and...

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City of Harrisonburg Installs Rainwater Harvesting System

Harrisonburg gets an average of 36 inches of rain every year, and Rockingham County has been promoting rainwater harvesting for years by selling rain barrels at deep discounts. The City of Harrisonburg decided to also capitalize on this eco-friendly water gathering system by installing a 6,000 gallon rainwater harvesting system...

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How Could the Northend Greenway Project Benefit Harrisonburg?

If you’ve been tuned in to the Harrisonburg news lately, you’ve probably read or heard about the Northend Greenway Project, which will be a 2.5 mile recreation and transportation multi-use path stretching from the Harrisonburg Farmers Market through downtown to VMRC. This would give residents in the Park View, EMU,...

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