WMRA News

WEMC
9:31 am
Sat August 2, 2014

WEMC Expands Classical Music Offerings

Classical music is now a more prominent part of the daily broadcasts on WEMC including showcases of some of the nation’s premiere symphony orchestras.

We’re now featuring live performances from the Chicago Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony and the New York Philharmonic, as well as performances by the Chamber Society of Lincoln Center and highlights from Germany’s Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts. We’re also giving you a second opportunity to hear Mostly Mennonite, Mostly Accapella and Air Play.

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WMRL
11:07 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Lexington - Back on the Air

Our Lexington transmitter, WMLU 89.9fm, is on the air and broadcasting.  We were off the air earlier today due to a generator failure on the campus of VMI, where our transmitter is located.

WMRA News
6:30 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Camping "Up With People" -- in Harrisonburg

Most of us can remember a week spent as teenagers a little ways from home canoeing, hiking, swimming, playing softball, getting sunburned, and maybe getting homesick.

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Virginia Public Radio
3:27 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Rail Safety in Virginia - 5 Part Series

It’s been nearly two months since a train derailed in Lynchburg, sending a fireball into the sky above that city’s downtown and spilling oil into the James River.  Experts said the accident could have been far worse, and many communities along the state’s 32-hundred miles of railroad face similar dangers.

Sandy Hausman has this series on rail safety and why the risks have risen dramatically.

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WMRA News
7:08 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Senator Tim Kaine, Others, Host Climate Hearing

On Monday, June 30, two Virginia Democrats teamed up with two Virginia Republicans in a hearing into combatting sea level rise along the eastern shore.

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WMRA News
1:52 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Battle Lines Over Medicaid in Virginia Become Clearer

With the release of a new report today, Republicans in the House of Delegates drew a firm constitutional line against Governor Terry McAuliffe.

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WMRA News
6:30 am
Tue June 24, 2014

Ed Gillespie Campaign Seeks to Unseat Mark Warner

Ed Gillespie is a Republican political strategist, former Chairman of the Republican National Committee, and was also an advisor to President George W. Bush.

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WMRY
10:11 am
Fri June 20, 2014

Charlottesville 103.5fm - On The Air!

Our Charlottesville transmitter (WMRY) was off the air from Thursday night to Friday morning, but we're now back up to full power.

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WMRA News
6:26 am
Fri June 13, 2014

General Assembly Passes Budget, Ending Stalemate

Virginia Public Radio is reporting that the three-month budget impasse has ended. 

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WMRA News
9:00 am
Mon June 9, 2014

$70,000... Thank You!

The WMRA June Fundraiser ended Friday, June 6, with over $70,000 raised.

Thank you very much to all who contributed to help us get closer to ending our budget year in the black.

Also, thank you to all who contributed to the Member Matching Fund, and to the many businesses and individuals who issued challenges and contributed giveaways.

If you couldn't find the time to support WMRA during our Bridge The Gap June drive, please give now.

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