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2:22 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Opportunity Costs

Charlottesville, VA – Politics, economics, and dating. Leslie Durr is with an advance practice nurse with a psychotherapist practice in Charlottesville.

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WMRA News
6:41 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Guns in Restaurants?

Charlottesville, VA – A valley lawmaker is working to change the statute that prevents concealed weapons in places where alcohol is served. WMRA's Tom Graham speaks with a Charlottesville reporter who's been tracking the story.

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WMRA News
12:02 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Virginia Budget Progress

Charlottesville, VA – WMRA's Tom Graham speaks with a Washington Post reporter who's tracking the latest on the Virginia state budget.

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WMRA News
10:09 am
Sun February 17, 2008

August Wilson

Charlottesville, VA – Next month a major American theatre (the Kennedy Center) will stage all ten of August Wilson's plays... including two Pulitzer prize winners. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, found a Virginia dramatist who is thrilled with this landmark theatrical undertaking.

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Civic Soapbox
2:21 am
Fri February 15, 2008

A Soapbox Valentine

Harrisonburg, VA – A listener's thoughts on the universal applicability of Valentine's Day. Lennie Echterling teaches counseling psychology at James Madison University.

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WMRA News
11:08 am
Thu February 14, 2008

Virginia's Budget Shortfall

Richmond, VA – Money is the big concern in Virginia's General Assembly this week. Legislators cannot escape the fact that there is even less of it available than previously thought. WMRA's Tom Graham spoke by phone with a state capitol reporter whose been tracking the latest developments.

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WMRA News
10:07 am
Sun February 10, 2008

Hear Today, Hear Tomorrow

Charlottesville, VA – If you are 50 years old, there's a 12-percent chance that you have a hearing loss. By the time you're 65, that jumps to a 30-percent chance. But there's an even better chance that you won't do anything about it. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, reports.

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Civic Soapbox
5:12 am
Fri February 8, 2008

Wii are Sore

Harrisonburg, VA – Thoughts on an unexpected source of physical fitness. Ernie Didot is a videographer and educator in international development.

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WMRA News
12:24 am
Thu February 7, 2008

Virginia General Assembly Update

Richmond, VA – Crossover Day is coming to Virginia's General Assembly. WMRA's Tom Graham spoke by phone about that day, and some other key issues with the man known as "the dean of state capitol reporters," Jeff Schapiro.

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WMRA News
12:21 am
Sun February 3, 2008

Beowulf

Charlottesville, VA – A thousand-year-old poem has experienced an unlikely cultural revival in the last ten years. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, sought an explanation from a Virginia scholar about the curious popularity of Beowulf.

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