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
5:00 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Reaching for Starry Nights

United States of America at night - a composite assembled from data acquired by the Suomi NPP satellite in April and October 2012
NASA

Across the industrialized world, "Light Pollution," has become such a big concern that some countries now ask their citizens to take one day out of the year to focus on the problem.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Hospitals + Poverty = ?

Virginia Mason Hospital and Pavilions

Are Virginia hospitals in jeopardy?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Getting at Fact through Fiction

Sometimes the most effective route to the truth is through fiction.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Nearing Session’s End?

For sixty straight days most of Virginia’s state lawmakers race from sun up to well after sundown, struggling to finish all that needs taking care of in the Commonwealth’s part-time legislature.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

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
Thu February 20, 2014

How to Tell the Fluff from the Good Stuff

Psychologist Dan Willingham’s new book was written primarily for those who are concerned about the best way to educate children.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Attachment

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
4:00 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Love Connections

Communication researcher Jennie Rosier was blogging about love, and interacting with her blogs’ readers, for many years before she wrote her first book.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

7 Months In

How are we doing? It's time for a check in on the health and direction of your favorite public radio station.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

A Virginia Politics Update

Winter at the Virginia State Capitol
Virginia General Assembly Fickr Stream

"Power shift in the General Assembly." ... "A new battle over gay marriage." ... "Medicaid." ... "Marijuana." ... "Making-ends-meet." Just some of the breaking news topics bound to come up when we meet with our analysis team.

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