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1:56 pm
Fri January 1, 2010

My Family and Potatoes

Teresa Curry - My Family and Potatoes

Waynesboro, VA – Theresa Curry lives and writes in Waynesboro. She is the Recipe Editor for Flavor Magazine.

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Civic Soapbox
3:23 pm
Fri December 25, 2009

How Lucky We Are!

Charlottesville, VA – Pranav Chavan is a sixth grader at St Anne's Bellfield School in Charlottesville.

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Civic Soapbox
4:47 pm
Fri December 18, 2009

The National Book Awards and American Identity

Lexington, VA – Marc Conner is professor of American Literature at Washington and Lee.

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WMRA News
2:02 pm
Tue December 15, 2009

Pushing for Children's Mental Health Reform

Charlottesville, VA – "Virginia needs to do more... much, much more for children with mental illness." That's the claim of a new statewide coalition calling itself the Campaign for Children's Mental Health.

The coalition is made up of more than a dozen advocacy and medical groups, including Voices for Virginia's Children, a non-profit that has won high praise from state lawmakers in recent years for work on a wide variety of children's issues.

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Civic Soapbox
8:56 am
Fri December 11, 2009

Fixing the Economy

Harrisonburg, VA – Tip Parker lives near Harrisonburg.

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Civic Soapbox
5:17 pm
Fri December 4, 2009

A Woman's Right to Choose and the Stupak Amendment

Harrisonburg, VA – Eva Robertson lives in Harrisonburg.

She writes the blog The Dogwood Diarist.

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Civic Soapbox
9:34 am
Fri November 27, 2009

The Wise Use of Medical Screening

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

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WMRA News
6:08 pm
Tue November 24, 2009

Distributing the H1N1 Flu Vaccine in Virginia

Harrisonburg, VA –

How are we distributing the scarce amount of H1N1 vaccine available in Virginia?

Doug Larsen, director of the Central Shenandoah Health District spoke with WMRA's Martha Woodroof about the mechanism in place to distribute the vaccine.

Find a Vaccine Location Near You

Note: It is suggested that you call any center before you visit to check on current vaccine availability.

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Civic Soapbox
5:20 pm
Fri November 20, 2009

Maggie and the Blue Butterfly

Bridgewater, VA – Kathryn Pigg is a retired Methodist minister. She lives in Bridgewater.

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WMRA News
5:38 pm
Thu November 19, 2009

McDonnell's Priorities To Date

Richmond, VA – A new administration is coming to the Virginia Governor's mansion in a few weeks.

So far Republican Governor-elect Bob McDonnell has not announced selection of any of his cabinet. But in recent days, he has appointed key members of his transition team, and made a few low level staffing selections.

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