Virginia Insight

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Virginia Insight is WMRA's own call-in talk show and represents a key element of our commitment to serve you with dynamic discussions on topics that matter to our community. From politics to culture, technology to religion, entertainment to relationships, Virginia Insight inspires understanding.

Virginia Insight is broadcast every Monday and Thursday at 3 pm, before All Things Considered.  An encore broadcast from the week is featured every Sunday afternoon at 3 pm, following A Prairie Home Companion.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

An Update on Alzheimer’s

"Am I going to get it?" "What can I do to prevent getting it?" "How can we help someone who has it?"

Alzheimer’s experts says those are among the most frequent questions they get from the general public.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

After the "Reconvene"

Photo: Waldo Jaquith

State lawmakers have done their, "Reconvene." Washington lawmakers are ending their Spring break. The President is talking about understanding your brain.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Thinking About Thinking

photo by Barry Schwartz

How is thinking done?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Happy Birthday Uncle Taxman

As we prepare for an annual April rite of spring, it is worth noting that an important anniversary is coming up: the 100th birthday of the federal income tax.

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Virginia Insight
11:00 am
Thu March 28, 2013

A Wildlife Update

Can we monitor wildlife for clues on everything from climate change to the threat of biological weapons?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

A Virginia Politics Update

Those federal budget cuts known as The Sequester... how are they affecting Virginia so far?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Marrying Later

Getting married. Americans are doing it later in life than ever before. And a new report says that is leading to some unexpected consequences.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon March 18, 2013

Christian Diversity

If you hear someone say, "I am a Christian," what do those words mean?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Healing Music

Mano has been experiencing some dramatic change in her life.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

General Assembly 2013

Photo: Waldo Jaquith

Compromise... You may have heard that a big one came out of Richmond recently.

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