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WMRA News
6:06 am
Wed June 3, 2009

A More Competitive Primary

Richmond, VA – Virginia Democrats pick their candidate for Governor next Tuesday.

Some new polling numbers seem to indicate the race is now more competitive than ever.

Richmond Times Dispatch Reporter Jeff Schapiro has been tracking the primary campaign and spoke with WMRA's Tom Graham.

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Civic Soapbox
7:05 am
Fri May 29, 2009

A True Story of Life in a Foster Family

Harrisonburg, VA – Ralph Berry is the Foster Parent Trainer with Children's Services of Virginia.

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WMRA News
7:01 am
Fri May 29, 2009

Challenging the 80-Hour Work Week

Charlottesville – For most people, a law that would prevent you from spending more than 80 hours a week at work might not seem like much of a problem.

But a new survey shows that just such a regulation is causing concern at medical schools across the country.

WMRA's Tom Graham has the story of a neurosurgeon from Charlottesville who helped designed the survey.

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Civic Soapbox
12:28 pm
Fri May 22, 2009

Medical Perfection

Nelson County, VA – Dr. Ben Brown practices medicine in Nelson County.

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WMRA News
5:45 pm
Thu May 21, 2009

Previewing Primary Day

Harrisonburg, VA – June 9th is Primary Day in Virginia.

Political scientist Bob Roberts says if you already knew that, then you are probably a dedicated member of one particular party.


James Madison University professor Bob Roberts spoke with WMRA's Tom Graham about the upcoming election.

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Civic Soapbox
4:08 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Thoughts of a Serial Churchgoer

Charlottesville, VA – Carolyn O'Neal is a mom living in Charlottesville.

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WMRA News
11:43 am
Thu May 14, 2009

The Saga of Washington and Lee's Long-lost Library Book

Lexington, VA – An 1864 edition of Volume 1 of The War in the Peninsula and the South of France by W.F.P. Napier is nothing special in and of itself, but the story of its theft and return to Washington and Lee University's Leland Library has made it famous.

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WMRA News
2:27 pm
Wed May 13, 2009

Pat Mullins and Virginia's Republican Party

Richmond, VA – Pat Mullins is a 71 year old semi-retired insurance executive who lives in Louisa County.

He was recently named Chairman of the Virginia Republican Party.

WMRA's Tom Graham sat down with Mr. Mullins to ask about his plans for a political organization that has been torn by internal strife.

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One Person's Voice
5:28 pm
Tue May 12, 2009

Tommie Branch

Harrsonburg, VA – Tommie Branch grew up in Franklin County, one of seven children who slept in one bed.

An African American, he lived through grinding poverty and blatant racism that he now writes songs about.

 

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WMRA News
10:17 am
Fri May 8, 2009

Mothers Day - A History

Richmond, VA – Ed Ayers is President of the University of Richmond, and an historian who has written many books about 19th Century America.

Recently he spoke with WMRA's Tom Graham about the origins of Mothers Day.

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