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Kara Lofton

Sarah Blackwell has struggled with disability, physical abuse, and drug addiction since she was a teenager.

Boutique Catering

Apr 3, 2015

On this edition of The Spark, Martha speaks with Mike Lund. Mike spent seven years in the kitchen of the famed Inn at Little Washington, working his way up to second-in-command under chef/owner Patrick O’Connell. These days, Mike does his creative, culinary thing at Mike Lund Food in Staunton.

Mike Lund on Facebook

Destination Pluto

Apr 3, 2015
NASA/JHU APL/SwRI/Steve Gribben

 

In this episode of Our Island Universe, Pluto gets its due.

Learn more about NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto, arriving in orbit July 14, 2015.

Transcript:

Jessie Knadler

Been roller skating lately?

Kara Lofton

WMRA’s Kara Lofton met Joseph Culver in a common room at a day shelter in Charlottesville called The Haven.

Andrew Jenner

You maybe haven't heard of orchardgrass, but it's an important feed grass for livestock in Virginia, and has been a major crop here for decades.

An Eye For Eating

Mar 27, 2015

On this edition of The Spark, Martha Woodroof speaks with freelance, commercial photographer Ron Rammelkamp.

Ron is not shy. His response to being laid-off by Rosetta Stone, was to knock on the doors of Charlottesville businesses and ask if anyone needed a photographer. A knock on C-ville Weekly’s door lead to Ron’s deep professional relationship with the city’s food.

Hello Ceres!

Mar 27, 2015
NASA/JPL-Caltech/UCLA/MPS/DLR/IDA

In this episode of Our Island Universe, we ponder the secrets of Ceres and anticipate the information we'll receive from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft.

Andrew Jenner

The edge of the Marcellus shale formation, a lucrative source of natural gas from fracking in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, extends into the very western edge of Virginia.

Kara Lofton

On Saturday, community members and students from all four colleges in the Harrisonburg area will gather in Bridgewater to participate in the fourth annual Walk for Hope.

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