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2:48 am
Fri June 6, 2008

Old Houses

Stanardsville, VA – Thoughts on old houses as good friends. Holly Newman is a high school government teacher.

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WMRA News
9:42 am
Sun June 1, 2008

Native Voices

Charlottesville, VA – It's not quite as high profile as the "dueling Davids" on American Idol, but there's a search on for Virginia Native Americans who compose modern classical music. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has the details.

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Civic Soapbox
5:08 am
Fri May 30, 2008

Bike Safety

Charlottesville, VA – Musings on Charlottesville's recent recognition as a bike-friendly town. Michelle Hilgart lives in Charlottesville.

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WMRA News
9:24 am
Sun May 25, 2008

Intelligent Design

Charlottesville, VA – The arguments over teaching religion in public schools remain as robust as ever. But Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, reports the debate has taken on an intriguing new twist with some scholars now pushing for mandatory classes in world religions.

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Civic Soapbox
1:04 am
Fri May 23, 2008

Soliciting

Charlottesville, VA – No money, but maybe that's not the point? Cate McLean is a rising fourth year at the University of Virginia.

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WMRA News
12:01 am
Tue May 20, 2008

Governor Kaine's Town Meeting on Virginia Insight

Harrisonburg, VA – Virginia Governor Tim Kaine is holding a number of statewide town hall meetings to discuss the upcoming transportation special legislative session on June 23rd. WMRA was asked by the governor's office to hold one of them yesterday on Virginia Insight, hosted by Tom Graham. Martha Woodroof prepared this condensed version of what the Governor had to say.

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WMRA News
2:26 am
Mon May 19, 2008

The Rug Trade

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WMRA News
10:40 am
Sun May 18, 2008

Faulkner

Charlottesville, VA – William Faulkner's literary voice looms large in the pantheon of Twentieth Century American authors. Now the University of Virginia is releasing audio tapes of Faulkner when he lectured at UVa fifty years ago. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has more.

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Civic Soapbox
4:37 am
Fri May 16, 2008

Religious Governance

Linville, VA – The new frontier of judicial involvement in religious governance. Tom Hay is a third-generation Presbyterian minister who lives in Linville, Virginia.

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WMRA News
10:35 am
Sun May 11, 2008

Homelessness

Charlottesville, VA – Thousands of homeless people are living in shelters or in abandoned buildings or out of their cars in the Commonwealth. A Virginia historian - who has spent years interviewing those who live from hand-to-mouth - says the homeless are less visible today but they are still very much with us. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has more.

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