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10:08 am
Mon November 3, 2008

Handling Election Day in Virginia

Richmond, VA – With election day on the horizon, you may be wondering whether the expected record turn-out could affect your ability to vote. WMRA's Tom Graham sat down with Virginia State Board of Elections official Susan Lee.

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10:42 am
Sun November 2, 2008

Steel Drivin' Man

Charlottesville, VA – Using detective skills worthy of Sherlock Holmes, a Virginia historian has pieced together clues to show that John Henry, the "Steel Drivin' Man" of song--may be more flesh and blood than myth. Nancy King has more.

With Good Reason

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WMRA News
7:38 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Obama Speaks at JMU - Audio Postcard

Harrisonburg, VA – 8,000 people crowded into the JMU Convocation Center to hear Senator Barack Obama. Another 12,000 watched in overflow areas.

Martha Woodroof has this audio postcard of the experience, including comments from students, Virginia Governor Tim Kaine, Senatorial Candidate Mark Warner, and Presidential Candidate Barack Obama.

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WMRA News
6:16 am
Wed October 29, 2008

The Political Significance of Obama's Campaign Stop in Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg, VA – Senator Barrack Obama spoke in Harrisonburg yesterday at the James Madison University Convocation Center. The last presidential candidate to visit this part of the valley was running against Abraham Lincoln... so what does Obama's visit to JMU really mean?

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WMRA News
11:54 am
Sun October 26, 2008

Horror Films

Charlottesville, VA – With Halloween just around the corner, a young man's fancy turns to... scary movies. Nancy King explores what horrifies us at the movies.

With Good Reason

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Civic Soapbox
5:34 am
Fri October 24, 2008

America's Addiction to Oil

Harrisonburg, VA – Nicholas Melas and Marley Greene are seniors at James Madison University.

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WMRA News
3:58 am
Sun October 19, 2008

Negative Ads

Charlottesville, VA – While the weary among us might hit the "mute" button on our remote control when yet another political ad airs on TV, there's one Virginian who is actually counting and analyzing all those 30-second spots. Nancy King has more.

With Good Reason

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Civic Soapbox
7:19 am
Fri October 17, 2008

Moral Complexity

Fishersville, VA – Tim Harrison lives in Fishersville. He used to be a pastor and is now in real estate.

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WMRA News
4:25 am
Sun October 12, 2008

Remarkable Trees

Charlottesville, VA – Four years of research have culminated in a new book that showcases the beauty, variety, and history of Virginia's trees. Nancy King caught up with the authors and photographer.

With Good Reason

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Civic Soapbox
5:04 am
Fri October 10, 2008

Palin's Cat

Briery Branch – Kirsten Beachy lives in Briery Branch.

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