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
3:00 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

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Bob Marvin with his granddaughter Alex

How attached are you? To whom are you attached? What caused you to be that way?

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Virginia Insight
3:20 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Shakespeare-Based Leadership

What do a handful of officers in the British Royal Navy... several dozen lawyers across Virginia... and hundreds of federal employees across America all have in common?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Measuring Poverty

What do we need to understand about poverty?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Primary Response

Just before Primary Day, two Tea Party favorites get an unusual endorsement. And with the Primary behind us... what might be next for the Old Dominion electorate?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Prepping The Future You

Meg Jay
Jen Fariello

When did you decide what you wanted to do with your life?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Seeking Faster Help for Kids in Mental Health Crisis

You and your kids are out in a storm.  One of your children is hit by lightning.  How fast would you want a doctor’s help?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Reading into Generation-HEX

Detail of the window of "The Elephant House", the Edinburgh cafe where the first Harry Potter was penned. Photo credit: Nize Nicolai Schäfer at Wikipedia Commons

Harry Potter... you've heard of him.  Now some researchers are crediting him with something that could be enriching educational prospects for millions of young adults of college age.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

The Energy Economy

Photo credit: WMRA Terry remix of Wikipedia Commons image by Ulfbastel

Ever notice how our adherence to good intentions goes down as the price of maintaining those intentions goes up?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

The Virginia Politics Roundtable

Living in a swing state makes some people happy.  

For example, millions of  advertising dollars will flow into Virginia television stations between now and November... although you might not be thrilled with the resulting TV commercials flowing into your home.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

BULLY

Meanness and cruelty... what causes kids to use such tactics against each other?

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