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Virginia Girlchoir
4:30 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Girlchoir Opens Up New Opportunities for Augusta County Kids

Aubrey and Annika sing in the new Virginia Girlchoir
Luanne Austin

The Staunton-Waynesboro area has a long tradition of choral music.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

A Virginia Politics Update

Credit Virginia General Assembly Fickr Stream

Former journalist Bob Gibson heads up the Sorenson Institute for Political leadership.  Anita Kumar reported on Virginia politics for many years before taking her current post as a White House correspondent.  Political scientist Bob Roberts studies and teaches public policy at James Madison University.  

Roberts, Kumar, and Gibson... on hand for both a year end review of political news as well as some consideration of what likely lies ahead.  Your views and predictions welcome too.

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New Jail Plans
4:30 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Building a Jail That No One Really Wants?

Joshua Diamond of Harrisonburg and dozens of others attended the city council meeting to urge the council to pursue alternatives to new jail construction rather than submit plans to the state.
Andrew Jenner

Unpopular plans to build a new jail for Harrisonburg and Rockingham County moved ahead last week.

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WMRA News
1:29 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Thanks to Robin and Linda, and you!

WMRA's Executive Director, Al Bartholet, introduced the show.

Thanks to all who attended our recent benefit concert, and helped make it a rousing success.  Special thanks to Robin and Linda Williams, Daniel Heifetz, the Heifetz Institute, and the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts.

Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon December 15, 2014

Southern Unionists

Sometimes history needs correcting. Or maybe it is more accurate to say that our understanding of some historical facts may need adjustment.

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The Spark
6:20 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Sculpting the Earth

Martha talks with Winchester’s Catherine Peek, an urban designer and groundworks artist.

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Addicted Nurses
4:30 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Addicted Nurses: A Problem in Need of Better Solutions

The News Leader's Patricia Borns

The problem of addiction is certainly not a new one.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Online Tax - Or Not?

You like paying taxes, right? Okay, maybe not so much. 

But when you avoid sales tax while buying merchandise online, how is that affecting brick and mortar stores where customers DO have to pay sales tax?

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Overcrowded Jail
6:35 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Plans Advance for New Jail for Harrisonburg / Rock Cty

What to do about extreme overcrowding at the Rockingham-Harrisonburg Regional Jail?

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WMRA
6:06 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

$60,000 Raised - Thank You!

The WMRA December drive ended Saturday at 6pm, with over $60,000 raised.

Thank you very much to all who contributed to help us at the end of 2014.

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