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5:07 pm
Mon November 8, 2010

Predatory Lenders and Wall Street in 2008

Lexington, VA – The subprime mortgage crisis of 2008 involved more than just less-than-qualified applicants eager for a deal on a mortgage. Some lenders engaged in fraudulent practices designed to deceive homeowners and mortgage brokers. Earlier, Bob Leweke asked Mike Hudson, a reporter with the Center for Public Integrity, for examples of these subprime predatory sales practices.

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WMRA News
8:49 am
Mon November 8, 2010

Predatory Lenders and Wall Street in 2008 (full interview)

Lexington, VA – The subprime mortgage crisis of 2008 involved more than just less-than-qualified applicants eager for a deal on a mortgage. Some lenders engaged in fraudulent practices designed to deceive homeowners and mortgage brokers. Earlier, Bob Leweke asked Mike Hudson, a reporter with the Center for Public Integrity, for examples of these subprime predatory sales practices.

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Civic Soapbox
4:58 pm
Fri November 5, 2010

My "Green" Chemical Sidekicks

Staunton, VA – Bruce Dorries teaches at Mary Baldwin College.

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Civic Soapbox
4:21 pm
Fri October 29, 2010

Do You Know Who Your Real Political Friends Are?

Harrisonburg, VA – Andy Schmookler lives in the Shenandoah Valley. His writings can be found at nonesoblind.org.

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Civic Soapbox
9:41 am
Fri October 22, 2010

Downsizing

Charlottesville, VA – Val Matthews talks about downsizing her life.

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Civic Soapbox
2:41 pm
Fri October 15, 2010

Thoughts on Immigration

Afton, VA – Larry Stopper lives in Afton. He is a third-generation American and a proud, first-generation Virginian.

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Civic Soapbox
2:28 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

The Vanishing Views of my Culpeper Childhood

Farmville, VA – Raymond Mills Jr. is a senior at Longwood University.

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Civic Soapbox
5:12 pm
Fri October 1, 2010

Population Growth and Global Warming

Harrisonburg, VA – Nancy Stratford lives in Harrisonburg.

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Civic Soapbox
8:32 am
Fri September 24, 2010

Black Holes, Wyclef Jean and American Politics

Charlottesville, VA – Diane Farineau is a writer living in Charlottesville.

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Civic Soapbox
9:03 am
Fri September 17, 2010

Thoughts on the Execution of a Pen-Pal

Lynchburg, VA – Jack Payden-Travers is a peace activist and recent graduate of Eastern Mennonite University's Conflict Transformation program.

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