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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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WMRA News
1:33 am
Fri October 10, 2008

The College Student's Financial Picture

Harrisonburg, VA – As Bob Dylan sang in 1964, "the times they are a changing." Back then, college students faced massive social upheaval. Now, they're facing massive economic upheaval. WMRA's Martha Woodroof takes a college student-eye look at the current economy.

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WMRA News
4:59 am
Thu October 9, 2008

A Historic Election

Richmond, VA – A big election is coming up... but just how big?

WMRA's Tom Graham has been wondering about all the claims that decisions before us this November are of monumental, historic proportion. So he sat down with political historian Ed Ayers to find out if the historic claims of this election are really true.

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WMRA News
3:57 am
Thu October 9, 2008

Budget Cuts for Virginia Fiscal Year 2009

Richmond, VA – Big budget cuts are coming to Virginia government.

Governor Kaine revealed today that more than 500 state workers will be laid off immediately, and over the next year and a half more than two billion dollars will be cut out of state spending plans.

WMRA's Tom Graham has details.

Virginia Budget Shortfall Press Release

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WMRA News
10:59 am
Mon October 6, 2008

Precious Refreshment

Precious Refreshment

Charlottesville – With the growing interest in eating locally-produced and sustainable foods, some true believers think the timing is just about perfect for Virginia apple cider to make a come-back.

Nancy King attended a cider-making workshop recently at Monticello, and has this report.

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WMRA News
11:48 am
Sun October 5, 2008

Sustainability

Charlottesville, VA – In the past 24-months, more and more American businesses have hopped on board the "green" bandwagon. Nancy King says the University of Virginia's own graduate business school wants to lead the way to a greener corporate America... starting with its own house.

With Good Reason

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Civic Soapbox
1:31 am
Fri October 3, 2008

Open Your Mind

Albemarle County – Val Matthews lives in Albemarle County.

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WMRA News
9:54 am
Tue September 30, 2008

Impending Budget Cuts for Virginia

Impending Budget Cuts for Virginia

Richmond, VA – As you may have heard, the economic downturn is having an impact on Virginia Government and Governor Kaine could be announcing layoffs soon.

WMRA's Tom Graham talks with Ric Brown, a member of the Governor's cabinet, about piecing together the major cuts needed in the state budget.

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WMRA News
10:47 am
Sun September 28, 2008

Torture: The Lexington Principles

Lexington, VA – No matter who gets elected in November, both candidates have indicated they are ready to re-visit the United States' policy regarding interrogation and torture. The new president may very well rely on a set of guiding principles coming out of Lexington, Virginia.

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