Virginia Insight

Monday & Thursday 3pm - 4pm on WMRA

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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 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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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

The Professah

Were you aware that the fella who’s been bringing blues music to WMRA for almost 30 years... has also been a professional photographer for even longer?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Better Understanding "Family"

Two new studies have a lot to say about the American family.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

The Great Blue Ridge Removal

It has been almost 80 years since close to 500 Virginia families were forced from their homes so the Shenandoah National Park could be created.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Dark Enough For You?

Paul Bogard thinks you don't have enough darkness in your life.

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