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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Virginia’s Sierra

When someone says "Sierra Club," do you think about environmentalists somewhere out west doing their work near the Sierra mountains?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Earth Week?

44 years ago, April 22 marked the first official, "Earth Day." (It got started here in the U.S. but soon spread across the globe.) 

Now some Virginia environmentalists are among those who believe a whole, "Earth Week," is in order.

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The Spark
6:20 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Yoga Pink

Susan Nelson’s story of breast cancer survival and Kundalini yoga. 

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

A Virginia Politics Update

Virginia Capitol

Virginia’s new fiscal year begins the first of July. Normally, well before now, lawmakers would have already approved a spending plan for that new fiscal year.  The plan would help fund public schools and local governments, as well as cover the cost of every single state agency.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon April 14, 2014

Breaking Bread with Philosophy - An Update

When Marietta McCarty wrote her most recent book, she envisioned people using it as a guide for dinnertime conversation in people’s homes.

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The Spark
6:19 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Jazz Singer

Nadine performing in 2011 in Staunton at the Shenandoah Wine & Jazz Festival (Image source: Still from courtesy video, NadineChase.com)

After years of absorbing musical influences from Brooklyn and Boston, jazz singer Nadine Chase in 2007 settled in the Shenandoah Valley.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu April 10, 2014

A Fireman’s Tale

You saved lives as a medic in Vietnam... explored the deepest seas as a Navy salvage diver... and even spent time as a theater director in New York. 

But your favorite job? 

Your years as a Virginia firefighter.

We talk with Danny Lliteras about his new memoir, Flames and Smoke Visible.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

Independence Technology

Technology... It is supposed to make life easier, save us time and effort, and make us more free. But is that always the case?

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The Spark
6:20 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

He's Puzzling

WMRA's Martha Woodroof chats with Staunton's Matt Gaffney, whose puzzles have been published by the New York Times, Newsday, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, GAMES Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, and others. 

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Key Questions About Wrongful Convictions

After researching hundreds of trials and tens of thousands of court documents, a Virginia lawyer is pursuing some critical questions about wrongful convictions.

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