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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Holiday Special
4:00 pm
Thu November 28, 2013

Giving Thanks

Fall Leaves
Fedorov Oleksiy

With music and stories for Thanksgiving, it's Giving Thanks.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Cider: An American Evolution

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Ever since colonial times, apples (and apple cider) have played a key and evolving role in American history. That role may be about to change again.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Thanks by Giving

Living thankfully is a good thing... we've all heard that. But how about giving thanks by giving to others?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Food For Healing

When it comes to food, we have all heard plenty about what is bad for us. But what about food that is especially good for us.... foods that keep you happy, satisfied, and might even be used to cure illness?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

The Fear that Seals Your Lips

Get serious stomach butterflies... sweaty palms... and a sense of impending doom at even the thought of speaking in front of a group?

The official medical term is glossophobia, but most of us know it as, "fear of public speaking."

We may be able to help.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon November 11, 2013

What Now Virginia?

Why do you think Tuesday’s elections went the way they did? What happens now?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

What's Best for the Youngest Among Us?

For two years, a group of Virginia researchers worked to answer two key questions:

  • What do the Commonwealth’s youngest, most vulnerable citizens need to succeed in life?
  • How can we help them get it?
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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

One Day Away

Democrats probably cheered when a recent Washington Post poll revealed their guy opening up a bigger-than-ever lead in the Governor’s race.

A few days later, a new Quinnipiac poll showed the Republican closing back in.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu October 31, 2013

The Stream Doctors

Maybe you don’t fish or spend much time out in nature. If so, what could efforts to improve the health of Shenandoah Valley streams and waterways have to do with you?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

A Gov for Kids?

What do you want for your kids? You will be choosing a new governor soon... how will that decision affect the commonwealth's youngest citizens?

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