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4:08 am
Fri July 18, 2008

This I Don't Believe

Charlottesville, VA – Mariflo Stephens on what she believes... or maybe doesn't believe. Mariflo Stephens is a writer living in Charlottesville.

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WMRA News
12:01 am
Mon July 14, 2008

Chris Saxman (R) & David Toscano (D) - Full Interview

Richmond, VA – Late last week, a Special Session of the General Assembly, intended to address transportation issues in Virginia, ended in stalemate.

While the session was underway, WMRA's Tom Graham asked Republican Delegate Chris Saxman and Democratic Delegate David Toscano to sit down and talk with each other about party lines and real solutions to Virginia's transportation woes.

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WMRA News
12:00 am
Mon July 14, 2008

One Republican, One Democrat

Richmond, VA – Virginia's Democrats and Republicans have once again demonstrated that they are unable to find common ground when it comes to fixing the state's transportation problems. Late last week, a Special Session of the General Assembly ended in stalemate.

But what would happen if you could get just one Republican and one Democrat to sit down and talk with each other about Virginia's transportation issues?

While in the state capitol last week, WMRA's Tom Graham explored that idea.

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WMRA News
1:20 am
Sun July 13, 2008

Call Me Mister

Charlottesville, VA – Virginia educators are looking for a few good men... African-American men, in fact, who want to teach in elementary school. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has more.

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Civic Soapbox
2:46 am
Fri July 11, 2008

Rights and Wrongs

Staunton, VA – Janet Lembke is a writer living in Staunton. She is currently at work on a memoir titled I Married an Arsonist.

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WMRA News
10:37 am
Wed July 9, 2008

T & E is Going Green

Harrisonburg, VA – The Eat Local movement in the WMRA listening area recently took a significant move toward including meat on the menu. WMRA's Martha Woodroof reports.

Polyface Farm

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WMRA News
11:12 am
Sun July 6, 2008

Counterfactuals

Charlottesville, VA – "What if" questions have long intrigued political scientists and historians. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, reports that some Virginia college students are getting a dose of "counter-factual reasoning" in their classroom.

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Civic Soapbox
3:26 am
Fri July 4, 2008

An Historical Asterisk

Harrisonburg, VA – One man's opinions on the evolving meaning of the word "all." Brian Bergin lives in Harrisonburg. He is writing a book on the Washington Arsenal explosion of 1864.

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WMRA News
11:24 am
Mon June 30, 2008

The Special Session On Transportation - A Status Report

Richmond, VA – The issue of raising taxes is still officially on the agenda before a Special Session of the Virginia General Assembly. All last week, members of the state Senate and the House of Delegates debated proposals for fixing the Commonwealth's transportation problems. WMRA's Tom Graham spent most of the week at the State Capitol tracking that debate.

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WMRA News
1:44 am
Sun June 29, 2008

Immigration

Charlottesville, VA – Virginia's foreign-born population topped half-a-million in the year 2000. Many immigrant and refugee families often experience a serious culture clash between parents and children - whether they hail from Afghanistan or Zambia. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has more.

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