Richmond, VA – How do you determine if someone's politics are right wing, left wing, or middle of the road? WMRA's Tom Graham has this report on one Virginia state lawmaker who defines himself as a conservative, but doesn't always find his colleagues in agreement.

Richmond, VA – One way to gauge the importance of an issue is to count the number of new laws being proposed because of that issue. By that measure, the winner in Virginia's General Assembly now seems clear. WMRA's Tom Graham reports.

Lethal Injection

Jan 22, 2008

Charlottesville, VA – U.S. Supreme Court recently heard arguments on whether death by lethal injection violates the U.S. Constitution. Martha Woodroof takes a look at the potential impact of this on Virginia's death row inmates.

Richmond, VA – Will Virginia taxes go up? Will abusive driver fees go away? Should Virginia follow the lead of other states in cracking down on illegal immigration? State lawmakers address those questions and more in a series of WMRA interviews. This conversation is with Delegate Ben Cline (R-24), whose district covers Rockbridge County, southern Augusta County, Lexington, Buena Vista and most of Amherst County.

Charlottesville, VA – "What if" questions have long intrigued political scientists and historians. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, chatted with a Virginia historian who says a classic "what if" incident has already occurred on the campaign trail for the nation's next president.

Harrisonburg, VA – Thoughts on teaching our children. Sam Nickels lives in the Shenandoah Valley with his children Heather, Alex and Anna.

Charlottesville, VA – While most of the nation is re-hashing the election results in Iowa and New Hampshire, a Virginia computer security expert is warning of potential problems when the Commonwealth votes next month. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, reports.

Lexington, VA – One woman's thoughts on why every year she spends one frigid winter day counting birds.

Charlottesville, VA – In the late 60s, young, soon-to-be-soldiers went to the Vietnam War on troopships, a voyage that took three weeks. At night, as many as 5,000 men crammed themselves onto canvas bunk beds. Forty years later, one man has turned those same bunk beds into an art exhibit opening this week in Charlottesville. Reporter Lydia Wilson has more.

Harrisonburg, VA – Thoughts on savoring our food and food that worth savoring. John Eckman is Executive Director of the Valley Conservation Council.

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