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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

What Now Virginia?

Why do you think Tuesday’s elections went the way they did? What happens now?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

What's Best for the Youngest Among Us?

For two years, a group of Virginia researchers worked to answer two key questions:

  • What do the Commonwealth’s youngest, most vulnerable citizens need to succeed in life?
  • How can we help them get it?
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The Spark
2:50 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

Hobbit Knowledge

Bill Painter of Harrisonburg explains his 40+ year fascination with The Lord of the Rings and with the Middle Earth backstory.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

One Day Away

Democrats probably cheered when a recent Washington Post poll revealed their guy opening up a bigger-than-ever lead in the Governor’s race.

A few days later, a new Quinnipiac poll showed the Republican closing back in.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

The Stream Doctors

Maybe you don’t fish or spend much time out in nature. If so, what could efforts to improve the health of Shenandoah Valley streams and waterways have to do with you?

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The Spark
2:41 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

What Can Roller Derby Teach The Church?

Kelly Figueroa-Ray geared-up for roller derby under her rinkname Bible ThumpHer alongside Erin "Sew Crafty" West

“Five Things the Church Can Learn from Women’s Roller Derby” is a Kelly Figueroa-Ray  essay for the Huffington Post.  HuffPo religion-blogger Kelly Figueroa-Ray has a divinity degree from Wesley and also actually does do roller derby --under the rinkname Bible ThumpHer.

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WMRA News
2:30 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

McAuliffe & Clinton Stumping in Virginia

Democractic Candidate for Virginia Governor, Terry McAuliffe on stage at JMU with former President Clinton
Terry Ward

Early Tuesday morning, October 29, 2013, Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, along with President Bill Clinton, made a campaign stop at James Madison University in Harrisonburg as part of their “Putting Jobs First” tour.

Future Campaign Stops:

Wednesday, October 30 at 10:45am
Charlottesville
The Paramount Theater
Tickets link: here
 

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

A Gov for Kids?

What do you want for your kids? You will be choosing a new governor soon... how will that decision affect the commonwealth's youngest citizens?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

The Professah

Were you aware that the fella who’s been bringing blues music to WMRA for almost 30 years... has also been a professional photographer for even longer?

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The Spark
2:45 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Play. It. Loud.

On WMRA's The Spark, we meet noise-rocker Natalie Strickland. What is noise rock?

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