WMRA http://wmra.org en Art Shows at PublicRadioArtSpace http://wmra.org/post/art-shows-publicradioartspace <p>From 2006-2014, WMRA hosted art exhibits at the Harrisonburg facility.&nbsp; WMRA plans to continue boosting the regional creative community in other ways.&nbsp; Artists are also mentioned on-air occasionally during our news/interview shows (like <a href="http://wmra.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/programs/spark">The Spark</a>).&nbsp; Map to <a href="/directions">the site</a>.&nbsp; <a href="http://publicradioartspacearchive.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Past</a> exhibits.<br /> Fri, 01 Jan 2016 05:00:00 +0000 Terry Ward 6367 at http://wmra.org Art Shows at PublicRadioArtSpace Court Rejects Law Threatening Mississippi's Last Abortion Clinic http://wmra.org/post/court-rejects-law-threatening-mississippis-last-abortion-clinic A federal appeals court has rejected a Mississippi law that would have forced the state's only abortion clinic to close.<p>In a 2-1 <a href="http://jacksonfreepress.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/news/documents/2014/07/29/JWHO_Ruling.pdf">decision</a>, a panel of the 5th U.S. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:41:00 +0000 Alan Greenblatt 43465 at http://wmra.org Court Rejects Law Threatening Mississippi's Last Abortion Clinic Want To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Choose Mackerel Over Shrimp http://wmra.org/post/want-reduce-your-carbon-footprint-choose-mackerel-over-shrimp Small fatty fish like mackerel, herring, sardines and anchovies are high in <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/07/14/329529110/food-mood-connection-how-you-eat-can-amp-up-or-tamp-down-stress">omega-3s</a>, <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=111509588">vitamin D</a> and low on the food chain.<p>Those shining attributes have earned them plenty of nods from doctors and environmentalists alike, as we've <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/07/14/329529110/food-mood-connection-how-you-eat-can-amp-up-or-tamp-down-stress">reported</a>. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:13:00 +0000 April Fulton 43466 at http://wmra.org Want To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint? Choose Mackerel Over Shrimp OkCupid Sometimes Messes A Bit With Love, In The Name Of Science http://wmra.org/post/okcupid-sometimes-messes-bit-love-name-science OkCupid, the online dating site, disclosed Monday that they sometimes manipulate their users' profiles for experiments. Christian Rudder, co-founder and president of OkCupid, tells Audie Cornish that these experiments help the site improve how it works. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=OkCupid+Sometimes+Messes+A+Bit+With+Love%2C+In+The+Name+Of+Science&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MTExMzYxMDEzMTU0MTU2MDdlYjM2Nw004)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:59:00 +0000 editor 43462 at http://wmra.org The New SuperPAC That Spends Big So That Others Spend Less http://wmra.org/post/new-superpac-spends-big-so-others-spend-less <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+New+SuperPAC+That+Spends+Big+So+That+Others+Spend+Less&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMTM1NDgzMDEyMzg2MDcwMzJjODJiYQ004)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:56:00 +0000 Jacob Goldstein 43464 at http://wmra.org A Fond Farewell From An Old Memphis Maverick http://wmra.org/post/fond-farewell-old-memphis-maverick <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-Af-rJqLhM</p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:56:00 +0000 editor 43463 at http://wmra.org A Fond Farewell From An Old Memphis Maverick American Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life http://wmra.org/post/american-doctor-sick-ebola-now-fighting-his-life A doctor trained in Fort Worth, Texas, is now a victim of the Ebola outbreak he was battling.<p>Kent Brantly, 33, had been caring for Ebola patients in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, for several months when he noticed he had symptoms of the deadly virus last Wednesday.<p>He immediately put himself into an isolation ward.<p>"He is still conversing and is in isolation. But he is seriously ill with a very grave prognosis," says Dr. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:56:00 +0000 editor 43461 at http://wmra.org American Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life Y'all Keep Talking: Lab Scratches 'Southern Accent Reduction' Course http://wmra.org/post/yall-keep-talking-lab-scratches-southern-accent-reduction-course Government scientists can speak Southern after all.<p>Oak Ridge National Laboratory has announced that in response to complaints from staff, it's cancelling plans to hold a six-week "Southern Accent Reduction" course, the <em>Knoxville News Sentinel</em> <a href="http://www.knoxnews.com/news/local-news/yall-come-ornl-bows-to-southern-pride_75723471" target="_blank">reports</a>.<p>Officials at the scientific complex in East Tennessee said they had only been responding to an employee request. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:54:00 +0000 Alan Greenblatt 43460 at http://wmra.org Coaches Help Released Inmates Step From The Cell Into A Job http://wmra.org/post/coaches-help-released-inmates-step-cell-job <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Coaches+Help+Released+Inmates+Step+From+The+Cell+Into+A+Job&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM1Njk5MDEyMTY5MDg4MzEyOTc5Ng004)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:09:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 43459 at http://wmra.org The Great Blue Hope: Michelle Nunn Tries The Improbable In Ga. http://wmra.org/post/great-blue-hope-michelle-nunn-tries-improbable-ga <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+Great+Blue+Hope%3A+Michelle+Nunn+Tries+The+Improbable+In+Ga.&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:09:00 +0000 Greg Allen 43458 at http://wmra.org