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11:29 am
Sun April 6, 2008

Orphan Trains

Charlottesville, VA – The foster care system can trace its roots back to 19th-century America, when thousands of hungry children roamed the streets of big East Coast cities. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, says some of these kids ended up with families in Virginia.

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Civic Soapbox
5:28 am
Fri April 4, 2008

Transition

Woodstock, VA – Thoughts on life's relentless change. Edie Rose is a concierge at Life Care of New Market and lives in Woodstock, Virginia.

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WMRA News
9:53 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Torah Yoga

Charlottesville, VA – Torah - construed in its broadest sense - is the wisdom and the way that guides the Jewish people. Yoga is the practice of using breath and movement to enlighten body, mind, heart, and soul. Combine the two and you get Torah Yoga. Reporter Martha Woodroof attended a class in Charlottesville.

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WMRA News
10:51 am
Sun March 30, 2008

Guesstimation

Charlottesville, VA – What are your real chances of winning the lottery? Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has found a physicist who doesn't play the lottery but who can shed some light on the odds of Lady Luck smiling on you.

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Civic Soapbox
3:42 am
Fri March 28, 2008

Governor Kaine Needs to Protect Our Childrens' Health

Charlottesville, VA – One person's concerns with the Governor's support of increased coal mining. John Cruickshank is the Chair of the Piedmont Group of the Sierra Club.

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WMRA News
10:02 am
Sun March 23, 2008

Housework

Charlottesville, VA – Despite all the talk about equality in modern relationships, it should come as no surprise - at least to women - that most husbands are lagging behind in the housework department. But Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, reports that live-in boyfriends are another story.

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Civic Soapbox
3:40 am
Fri March 21, 2008

Thoughts on Veteran's Benefits

Maurertown, VA – One person's thoughts on what we owe our armed services veterans. Larry Yates lives in Maurertown, Virginia. He has been an activist most of his life and currently works for the Virginia Organizing Project.

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WMRA News
9:31 am
Thu March 20, 2008

A Man With No Papers

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WMRA News
8:49 am
Thu March 20, 2008

No paper, no job, no future . . .

Extended Interview

Harrisonburg, VA – Woodroof: What made you want to leave Guatemala?

Well, I come from very poor, poor family. And we don't have opportunities for job over there. We don't have a good education. I have a lot of brothers over there and my mom. I give my sacrifice for them, you know. I am working for my family.

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WMRA News
11:56 am
Sun March 16, 2008

Retreat from the Rankings Race

Charlottesville, VA – Toward the end of this month, college acceptance letters will start arriving in mailboxes of high school seniors across Virginia. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, reports it is "crunch time" for seniors and, as it turns out, for colleges too.

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