WMRA News

Breast Cancer Awareness
4:30 pm
Thu October 16, 2014

Surviving, and Thriving, After Breast Cancer

Jean Litten of Harrisonburg discovered she had breast cancer eight years ago.
Luanne Austin

Forty-thousand women are expected to die this year from breast cancer.

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Part 4 of 6
4:30 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Will the Studying Pay Off? Taking the Citizenship Test

After 21 years in the United States, Ofelia Correa passed her citizenship test and interview in late September and will soon be sworn in as a new American citizen.
Andrew Jenner

Thursday, September 25th was a big day, a day that Ofelia Correa had been looking forward to for years.

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Improv at the Forbes
4:30 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Brad Sherwood, Embracing the Unexpected on Stage

You’ve probably seen Brad Sherwood, a regular cast member on the improvised, or improv, TV comedy hit Whose Line Is It Anyway.

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Part 3 of 6
1:43 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Learning Civics: On the Road to Citizenship

Originally from Eritrea, Leul Yohannes has lived in the U. S. for five years, the last three in Harrisonburg. He has a wife and two children, the youngest of whom was born here and is already a citizen. He plans to apply for citizenship in early 2015.
Andrew Jenner

So, you’ve made the journey to the United States, you’ve settled here, and you want to become a citizen.

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WMRA
12:15 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

WMRA 2014 Fall Fundraiser

Thank  you very much for supporting WMRA during this Fall Fundraiser!

Keep in mind that while we officially ended Saturday night, it's not too late to contribute.

Total Raised: $146,709

The overall goal was $150,000 and we welcomed 402 new sustaining members.

WMRA
11:44 am
Wed October 8, 2014

*Tonight* WMRA Benefit Concert: Robin & Linda Williams

**Online ticket sales are now closed, but the box office opens for in person sales at 6:30pm and the show starts at 8pm tonight. There are still a few good seats available in the side boxes and in the Choral Balcony. **

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WMRA
6:01 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Another Chance to Win an iPad Air

Credit iPad Air

This Thursday morning, we have one last iPad Air to giveaway during Morning Edition! Everyone who contributes between 6am and 9am this morning will be entered into the drawing.

Please give now!

You count on WMRA to help you stay connected to our community, our nation, and the world.

In turn, we count on you to provide the funding that makes it all possible.

When you give monthly, your $5, $10, or $20 per month helps keep this vital service to our community alive and strong.

Make the switch. Give monthly. Become a Sustainer today!

2014 Fall Fundraiser Total So Far: $73,619

And we have welcomed 250 new sustaining members since Monday.

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Part 2 of 6
4:00 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

From Burma to the Valley: A Refugee's Story

Nkhai Nang Bu Tang Bau moved to Harrisonburg with her husband in 2010. A refugee from Myanmar, she spent several years in Thailand and Malaysia before being resettled in the United States. Her daughter, Diza, was born after they arrived.
Andrew Jenner

When we talk about immigration, we often focus on the opportunities that attract people to the United States.

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WMRA
6:27 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Win an iPad Air

Credit iPad Air

This morning, we are giving away another iPad Air at the end of Morning Edition! Everyone who contributes between 6am and 9am this morning will be entered into the drawing.

Please give now!

You count on WMRA to help you stay connected to our community, our nation, and the world.

In turn, we count on you to provide the funding that makes it all possible.

When you give monthly, your $5, $10, or $20 per month helps keep this vital service to our community alive and strong.

Make the switch. Give monthly. Become a Sustainer today!

2014 Fall Fundraiser Total So Far: $49,148

And we have welcomed 175 new sustaining members since Monday.

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WMRA
7:16 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

2014 Fall Fundraiser

WMRA's 2014 Fall Fundraiser is underway!

Please Give Now and support the news, music and information you rely on.

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