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
10:00 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Assembly Update

Photo: Waldo Jaquith

The next time you stop at the pump, how would it be if instead of paying 17.5 cents to the state of Virginia for each gallon your purchase... you pay NO state gas tax? But, you would have to pay about a penny extra in sales tax on most everything else you buy.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Liberal Arts at Work

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Book And Glasses by Darren Lewis

What is the value of a Liberal Arts education?

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Virginia Insight
9:05 am
Thu January 10, 2013

What Don’t We Know About Being ‘Connected’

If you really want to scare yourself, give some thought to what could be happening to your privacy when you go online.

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Virginia Insight
4:01 pm
Mon January 7, 2013

A Wish List for Mental Health Reform

Until a few weeks ago it looked like funding cuts were on their way for Virginia’s mental health programs... then came the tragedy in Connecticut.

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Virginia Insight
12:50 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Acting Director-less

In television... in movies... in theater... you expect the person in charge to be the director, right?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu December 27, 2012

Pretend Play

Playtime is important for kids... right?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

Assembly 2013

Photo: Waldo Jaquith

Transportation... the economy... teachers... taxes and much more.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

Future Highways

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The Open Road by Peter Griffin

Ever wonder what kind of fuel George used in his Jetson-mobile?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Black Lung and the Law

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Burning Coal by Petr Kratochvil

Attorney Tim MacDonnell says his clinic’s clients are some of the hardest working, most dedicated people he has ever met. And MacDonnell says, it is because of that dedication that those people are now, "dying by inches."

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

Horses Here

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Eyes Of A Brown Horse by Vera Kratochvil

If someone says horses, what part of America comes to mind?

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