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10:40 am
Sun May 18, 2008

Faulkner

Charlottesville, VA – William Faulkner's literary voice looms large in the pantheon of Twentieth Century American authors. Now the University of Virginia is releasing audio tapes of Faulkner when he lectured at UVa fifty years ago. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has more.

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10:35 am
Sun May 11, 2008

Homelessness

Charlottesville, VA – Thousands of homeless people are living in shelters or in abandoned buildings or out of their cars in the Commonwealth. A Virginia historian - who has spent years interviewing those who live from hand-to-mouth - says the homeless are less visible today but they are still very much with us. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has more.

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WMRA News
11:07 am
Sun May 4, 2008

The Dark Side of Teen Romance

Charlottesville, VA – There's a disturbing new trend in popular fiction marketed to teenage girls. A Virginia researcher says some of the hottest books may be selling a lot more than just a good read. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has more.

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WMRA News
2:15 am
Sun April 27, 2008

Wretched Sisters

WMRA News
7:07 am
Tue April 22, 2008

General Assembly Reconvenes

Richmond, VA – Virginia's state lawmakers gather in Richmond tomorrow for a one-day annual event of some significance. WMRA's Tom Graham got the senior political writer for the Richmond Times Dispatch on the phone to ask him about it.

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WMRA News
11:20 am
Sun April 20, 2008

To Kill A Mockingbird

Charlottesville, VA – This month, Virginians across the state are picking up "To Kill a Mockingbird" and reading it for the first time or re-reading the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee. It's all part of a national effort called "The Big Read." Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has more.

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WMRA News
7:22 am
Tue April 15, 2008

Bridge Safety in Virginia

Richmond, VA – How safe is that bridge you will drive over later today? WMRA reporter Tom Graham spoke with Secretary of Transportation Pierce Homer about the state of Virginia's roads, the transportation budget, and the structural integrity of important links in the system, including Virginia's bridges.

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12:48 am
Sun April 13, 2008

Amazing Grace

Charlottesville, VA – The Virginia Tech community confronts an emotional anniversary this week. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, examines the power and grace of a 200-year-old hymn.

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11:29 am
Sun April 6, 2008

Orphan Trains

Charlottesville, VA – The foster care system can trace its roots back to 19th-century America, when thousands of hungry children roamed the streets of big East Coast cities. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, says some of these kids ended up with families in Virginia.

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9:53 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Torah Yoga

Charlottesville, VA – Torah - construed in its broadest sense - is the wisdom and the way that guides the Jewish people. Yoga is the practice of using breath and movement to enlighten body, mind, heart, and soul. Combine the two and you get Torah Yoga. Reporter Martha Woodroof attended a class in Charlottesville.

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