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11:06 am
Fri July 16, 2010

Remembering the Late J.D. Salinger

Lexington, VA – Marc C. Conner is a Professor of English at Washington and Lee University.

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WMRA News
4:25 pm
Wed June 30, 2010

Mystery Food Allergy

Charlottesville, VA – If you know anyone who ever consumes beef, pork, or lamb -- you may want to make sure they know about new findings coming out of the University of Virginia.

WMRA's Tom Graham has been tracking the latest developments. He tells us that ongoing research into a serious type of tick-induced food allergy could be especially important to anyone who spends much time "out in nature."

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Civic Soapbox
4:44 pm
Fri June 25, 2010

My Grandchilden's Half-told Family Story

Harrisonburg, VA – Kathy Nixon is an amateur genealogist looking for information on McGaheysville Garretts.

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WMRA News
2:59 pm
Thu June 24, 2010

Handley Regional Library Budget Woes

Winchester, VA – Monday evening on All Things Considered you may remember hearing about the results of a study by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which found that public libraries nationwide continue to expand their digital services while facing budget cuts and shortened operating hours. And libraries in our area are no exception.

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Civic Soapbox
3:42 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

Hattie's Story

Bridgewater, VA – Claire Martindale lives in Bridgewater and volunteers for Central Valley Habitat for Humanity.

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WMRA News
2:31 pm
Fri June 18, 2010

Ed Clark Tours the Gulf of Mexico

Waynesboro, VA – Ed Clark is the president and co-founder of the Wildlife Center of Virginia near Waynesboro.

He recently returned from a 6-day trip to the Gulf of Mexico, sponsored by the Humane Society, to get a first-hand look at the damage to wildlife and to the habitat there.

On tours by helicopter and by boat, Clark traveled along the coast of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.

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Civic Soapbox
8:03 am
Fri June 11, 2010

Soccer and the Human Brain

Charlottesville, VA – Jeff Holt is an Associate Professor of Neuroscience at the University of Virginia.

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WMRA News
6:05 am
Thu June 10, 2010

The Hottest Congressional Race?

Charlottesville, VA – With this week's G-O-P primary now decided, things are already warming up in what some say could become the hottest congressional race in the country this fall.

Southside Virginia state Senator Robert Hurt has been selected as the Republican standard bearer who will try to unseat Democratic incumbent Congressman Tom Perriello.

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Civic Soapbox
7:23 pm
Fri June 4, 2010

The BP Oil Spill and Us

Nelson County – Larry Stopper lives in Nelson County.

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Civic Soapbox
2:42 pm
Fri May 28, 2010

How Delighted I Am!

Free Union, VA – Denise Zito lives in Free Union.

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