4:34 am
Tue April 7, 2009

The Wall that Heals

Harrisonburg, VA – The Wall that Heals is a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial which is often referred to simply as the Wall.

The replica was designed to travel to communities throughout the United States. Last week, it came to Ralph Sampson Park in Harrisonburg.

Martha Woodroof visited and files this report.

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Civic Soapbox
10:08 am
Fri April 3, 2009

All in a Day's Work

Frederick County, VA – Ellen Adams lives on her family's Bicentennial farm in Frederick County.

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5:11 am
Thu April 2, 2009

Special Session Preview

Richmond, VA – State Lawmakers are due to gather in Richmond next week.

WMRA's Tom Graham sat down with Jeff Schapiro, one of the state capitol's best political reporters, to ask what we should be looking for.

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4:43 am
Mon March 30, 2009

Excited About Science

Harrisonburg, VA – The Center for STEM Education and Outreach at James Madison University is stepping up its efforts to promote science education and nurture that spark of curiosity we all possess as children.

WMRA's Tom Graham reports.

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Civic Soapbox
4:48 am
Fri March 27, 2009

Fear and Money

Harrisonburg, VA – Greg Pollock lives in Harrisonburg.

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Civic Soapbox
2:29 am
Fri March 20, 2009

Pence Spring Women

Harrisonburg, VA – WMRA's Martha Woodroof tells the story of the Pence Spring Wives.

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Civic Soapbox
6:57 am
Fri March 13, 2009

An Enlightening Diagnosis

Harrisonburg, VA – Josie Kinkade lives in Harrisonburg.

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12:16 am
Wed March 11, 2009

Matisse, Picasso, and modern art in Paris: The T. Catesby Jones collection

Charlottesville, VA – Matisse, Picasso, Chagall: an extensive collection of European modern art began a two-year tour around Virginia recently.

This exhibition reunites valuable works from a private collection for the first time in sixty years, and they are scheduled to be on display in Charlottesville, Winchester, Abingdon and Richmond.

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Civic Soapbox
1:14 am
Fri March 6, 2009

Lighten Up That Foot, Please!

Albemarle, VA – Bob Belton happily drives his 1985 5-speed Honda from Ivy in Western Albemarle.

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One Person's Voice
6:25 am
Wed March 4, 2009

Captain Jennifer Martin

Page, VA – Captain Jennifer Martin was raised on a farm in Page County, Virginia.

She's a 16-year army veteran, three years active duty, the rest in the national guard.

Not too long ago, her Staunton-based national guard company, the Headquarters and Headquarters Company 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team Virginia, was activated and sent to Iraq. Her Combat Team was in charge of the Joint Area Support Group in Baghdad.

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