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Civic Soapbox
5:41 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

WEB EXTRA Morning Glory Poem

Angela Carter appeared on The Spark. Here is a bonus: a recording of her reading her poem Morning Glory.

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Civic Soapbox
5:39 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Web Extra: Charles Marsh

WMRA News (tw)

Below, Charles Marsh talks about how his own experiences during the Civil Rights movement inform his relationship with Dietrich Bonhoeffer.  This is bonus audio from Martha's broadcast talk with author Charles Marsh.

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Civic Soapbox
2:05 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Web Extra: Where The Name Came From

Just where did the name St Brigid Press come from?

 

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Civic Soapbox
4:51 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Go from WV to EO?

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Should West Virginia change names? A representative from the Appalachian People's Renaming Initiave's Leaders For Other Orthology League thinks so. 

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Civic Soapbox
7:30 am
Fri November 9, 2012

Government's Role in the Economy

Bridge by Bobby Mikul

In this installment of WMRA's occasional series The Civic Soapbox, Larry Stopper, business owner and resident of Afton, shares his thoughts about the government's role in supporting small business.

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Civic Soapbox
7:15 am
Fri September 21, 2012

Essay: R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Find Out What It Means To Me

Janis Jaquith

Janis Jaquith has some advice for Virginia's female voters.

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Civic Soapbox
6:00 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Essay: Rebooting the Occupy Movement

On WMRA's occasional series, The Civic Soapbox, Denise Zito shares her thoughts about the Occupy Movement and it's future.

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Civic Soapbox
7:20 am
Fri March 2, 2012

Essay: Hosting a Child

On WMRA's occasional series, The Civic Soapbox, Jennifer Murch shares her thoughts about hosting a child through New York City’s Fresh Air Fund.

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Civic Soapbox
5:19 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Environmental Literacy

Augusta County, VA –

Environmental Literacy - by Bruce Dorries

From kindergarten through college, many students struggle with basic lessons in "Nature 101." Yet, they earn gold stars in "Advanced Pop Culture." That needs to change.

Teaching our kids environmental literacy with meaningful lessons connected to nature benefits learning across the curriculum -- while greening up the Valley's future.

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Civic Soapbox
5:15 pm
Fri December 2, 2011

Big Money Vs. Big Government

Bridgewater, VA – Larry Hoover shares his thoughts about Big Money and Big Government.

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