Tom Graham

Virginia Insight Host

Tom Graham is Senior Producer and Host of WMRA's Virginia Insight

Prior to joining WMRA in 2005, Tom served as a radio news director in North Carolina, Tennessee and California. Tom has also worked in television as a news anchor, reporter, and talk show host.


Virginia Insight
4:25 pm
Mon October 10, 2011

Food Banking

So you once helped lead one of the world's most powerful lobbying groups... the trade association for America's insurance industry.

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Virginia Insight
4:32 pm
Thu October 6, 2011

A Virginia Politics Update

With state legislative elections now just a few weeks away, Republicans have a chance to take complete control of Virginia government.

From abortion and guns, to education and transportation... that could mean big changes ahead.

Our politics update team fills us in on the latest developments and examines Virginia political news that could soon be affecting you.

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Virginia Insight
4:51 pm
Thu September 29, 2011

Class Warfare?

For some it's not "increasing taxes"... it's "raising revenue."

For others, one speaks not of "rich people"... but "job creators."

And for many, this is not a "debate"... it's "class warfare."

How did talk about tax policy get so convoluted?

We examine modern day debate over taxes, with some historical perspective.

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Virginia Insight
4:12 pm
Mon July 11, 2011

What Brain Science May Be Showing About Religious Belief

Do humans believe in god[s] as a side effect of evolution?

Researcher Andy Thomson says that is indeed the case.

The Virginia psychiatrist embarked on a study of "what causes religious belief" almost ten years ago -- after his son narrowly escaped the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York.

We talk with Dr. Thomson about the findings just published in his new book.

4:40 pm
Thu November 18, 2010

Behind Belief

Harrisonburg, VA – Earlier this week, researchers from James Madison University and the College of William and Mary appeared on WMRA's Virginia Insight to reveal what they've been discovering about how people come to believe what they believe.

Listen to Virginia Insight - Where Does Belief Come From

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5:50 pm
Fri July 16, 2010

Steve Nichols - Superintendent of the Year

Staunton, VA – WMRA's Tom Graham sat down with Steve Nichols, who heads up the school division for Staunton City schools and has just been named by the University of Virginia as its "Superintendent of the Year."


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4:25 pm
Wed June 30, 2010

Mystery Food Allergy

Charlottesville, VA – If you know anyone who ever consumes beef, pork, or lamb -- you may want to make sure they know about new findings coming out of the University of Virginia.

WMRA's Tom Graham has been tracking the latest developments. He tells us that ongoing research into a serious type of tick-induced food allergy could be especially important to anyone who spends much time "out in nature."

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6:05 am
Thu June 10, 2010

The Hottest Congressional Race?

Charlottesville, VA – With this week's G-O-P primary now decided, things are already warming up in what some say could become the hottest congressional race in the country this fall.

Southside Virginia state Senator Robert Hurt has been selected as the Republican standard bearer who will try to unseat Democratic incumbent Congressman Tom Perriello.

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4:26 pm
Mon May 24, 2010

Gift Clinic for Veterans

Charlottesville, VA – A group of acupuncture providers have been trying to give a gift of thanks.

They believe their methods can be especially helpful in reducing stress. And they say they want to show their appreciation to Virginians who have served in the military.

Yet the gift has not yet been received by anywhere near as many people as it was intended to reach.

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8:41 am
Tue March 2, 2010

Budget Update from the General Assembly

Harrisonburg, VA – With under two weeks to go to meet the deadline for finalizing a new state budget, Virginia's General Assembly begins deliberations on what will be cut.

WMRA's Tom Graham speaks with Bob Leweke about what has been proposed so far.

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