Terry Ward http://wmra.org en Art Shows at PublicRadioArtSpace http://wmra.org/post/art-shows-publicradioartspace <p>From 2006-2014, WMRA hosted art exhibits at the Harrisonburg facility.&nbsp; WMRA plans to continue boosting the regional creative community in other ways.&nbsp; Artists are also mentioned on-air occasionally during our news/interview shows (like <a href="http://wmra.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/programs/spark">The Spark</a>).&nbsp; Map to <a href="/directions">the site</a>.&nbsp; <a href="http://publicradioartspacearchive.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Past</a> exhibits.<br /> Fri, 01 Jan 2016 05:00:00 +0000 Terry Ward 6367 at http://wmra.org Art Shows at PublicRadioArtSpace Web Extra: Charles Marsh http://wmra.org/post/web-extra-charles-marsh <p>Below, Charles Marsh talks about how his own experiences during the Civil Rights movement inform his relationship with Dietrich Bonhoeffer.&nbsp; This is bonus audio from <a href="http://wmra.org/post/reclaiming-bonhoeffer-author-fri-620pm" target="_blank">Martha's broadcast talk with author Charles Marsh</a>.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:39:39 +0000 Terry Ward 42426 at http://wmra.org Web Extra: Charles Marsh Plans For, And Opposition To, Proposed Fracking Pipeline in Virginia http://wmra.org/post/plans-and-opposition-proposed-fracking-pipeline-virginia <p>In July 2014, the first survey crews should be appearing on private lands along a proposed new pipeline's route.&nbsp; Construction is expected to get underway in 18 to 24 months. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:01:02 +0000 Terry Ward 42223 at http://wmra.org Plans For, And Opposition To, Proposed Fracking Pipeline in Virginia Yes, Virginia, That Was Another Earthquake http://wmra.org/post/yes-virginia-was-another-earthquake <p>On May 21 of 2014, a weak earthquake felt at night in Charlottesville, Lynchburg, Louisa, and elsewhere mostly just rattled nerves as the historic <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Virginia_earthquake" target="_blank">2011 Virginia Earthquake</a> leapt to mind. Thu, 22 May 2014 14:23:27 +0000 Terry Ward 40281 at http://wmra.org Yes, Virginia, That Was Another Earthquake If You Parked Near The Lynchburg Oil Train Blaze http://wmra.org/post/if-you-parked-near-lynchburg-oil-train-blaze <p>You may move your car now --but first must check in with the police on 9th Street.&nbsp; Because of the <a href="http://wmra.org/post/oil-train-crash-and-50-foot-fireball-lynchburg" target="_blank">oil train disaster</a>, many parked vehicles were stranded at Depot Grille or along Jefferson Street. Evacuees (around 300 people) now may return. On the downtown side of the James River, would-be bike trail riders and RiverWalk users need to make other plans for the near future. Thu, 01 May 2014 12:47:33 +0000 Terry Ward 39293 at http://wmra.org If You Parked Near The Lynchburg Oil Train Blaze Oil Train Crash and 50-Foot Fireball in Lynchburg http://wmra.org/post/oil-train-crash-and-50-foot-fireball-lynchburg <p>The latest fiery oil train incident is in the WMRA area. In downtown Lynchburg, a CSX oil train derailed near the Depot Grille. Towering flames and a column of black smoke prompted a local state of emergency, evacuations, and warnings to avoid the area. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:01:26 +0000 Terry Ward 39258 at http://wmra.org Oil Train Crash and 50-Foot Fireball in Lynchburg Open Schools During Blizzards? http://wmra.org/post/open-schools-during-blizzards <p>Some members of Albemarle county's school board supported keeping schools open during winter storms by temporarily switching school bus stops to the major roads most likely to be plowed first. However, the idea of schoolkids hiking slippery snowbound secondary roads in wind chill conditions alarmed some board members. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:33:38 +0000 Terry Ward 38540 at http://wmra.org Open Schools During Blizzards? Involuntarily-Inked Va Kids Could Get Out-of-State Help http://wmra.org/post/involuntarily-inked-va-kids-could-get-out-state-help <p>Two Virginia girls involuntarily tattooed by their babysitter could get free removal treatments by a good Samaritan from the North. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:43:55 +0000 Terry Ward 38536 at http://wmra.org Involuntarily-Inked Va Kids Could Get Out-of-State Help UVa Prof on NPR http://wmra.org/post/uva-prof-npr-0 <p>Amalia Miller will be <strong>on NPR's On Point </strong><strong>10am</strong>-11 on Thu 9 Apr 2014. She is a UvA economics professor. The topic is: "The New Realities Of The Soft War On Women In The Workplace" Thu, 10 Apr 2014 02:03:15 +0000 Terry Ward 38289 at http://wmra.org UVa Prof on NPR Go from WV to EO? http://wmra.org/post/go-wv-eo <p>Should West Virginia change names? A representative from the <span style="font-size:10.0pt">Appalachian People's Renaming Initiave's Leaders For Other Orthology League thinks so.</span>&nbsp; Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:51:50 +0000 Terry Ward 37911 at http://wmra.org Go from WV to EO?