Harrisonburg, VA – As Bob Dylan sang in 1964, "the times they are a changing." Back then, college students faced massive social upheaval. Now, they're facing massive economic upheaval. WMRA's Martha Woodroof takes a college student-eye look at the current economy.
Richmond, VA – A big election is coming up... but just how big?
WMRA's Tom Graham has been wondering about all the claims that decisions before us this November are of monumental, historic proportion. So he sat down with political historian Ed Ayers to find out if the historic claims of this election are really true.
Charlottesville, VA – In the past 24-months, more and more American businesses have hopped on board the "green" bandwagon. Nancy King says the University of Virginia's own graduate business school wants to lead the way to a greener corporate America... starting with its own house.
Lexington, VA – No matter who gets elected in November, both candidates have indicated they are ready to re-visit the United States' policy regarding interrogation and torture. The new president may very well rely on a set of guiding principles coming out of Lexington, Virginia.
Harrisonburg, VA – Election polling may not be accurate because young people and poor voters may be left out of telephone surveys, according to Bob Roberts, professor of political science at James Madison University in Virginia.
Many young people do not have landline phones, so they are not reachable by survey groups that use lists of home landline phone numbers, Roberts said.
Charlottesville, VA – Contrary to what many believe, strong regional accents are still very much a part of the American cultural landscape. Nancy King found a Virginia linguist who is collecting and categorizing different accents.