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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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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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10:51 am
Sun March 30, 2008

Guesstimation

Charlottesville, VA – What are your real chances of winning the lottery? Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, has found a physicist who doesn't play the lottery but who can shed some light on the odds of Lady Luck smiling on you.

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10:02 am
Sun March 23, 2008

Housework

Charlottesville, VA – Despite all the talk about equality in modern relationships, it should come as no surprise - at least to women - that most husbands are lagging behind in the housework department. But Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, reports that live-in boyfriends are another story.

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9:31 am
Thu March 20, 2008

A Man With No Papers

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8:49 am
Thu March 20, 2008

No paper, no job, no future . . .

Extended Interview

Harrisonburg, VA – Woodroof: What made you want to leave Guatemala?

Well, I come from very poor, poor family. And we don't have opportunities for job over there. We don't have a good education. I have a lot of brothers over there and my mom. I give my sacrifice for them, you know. I am working for my family.

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11:56 am
Sun March 16, 2008

Retreat from the Rankings Race

Charlottesville, VA – Toward the end of this month, college acceptance letters will start arriving in mailboxes of high school seniors across Virginia. Nancy King, with the radio program With Good Reason, reports it is "crunch time" for seniors and, as it turns out, for colleges too.

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