WMRA News

Valley Arts, Part Two
4:30 pm
Thu October 30, 2014

Whence It Came: The Rise of Art, Music, and More in Harrisonburg

Eddie Bumbaugh is executive director of Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance.

So, how did Harrisonburg develop its arts and music scene?

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Part 6 of 6
4:30 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

From Ukraine to the Valley: This Is Home

Walter Marchuk, 45, became a naturalized citizen in 2000. He owns VA Auto Sales, a used car dealership in Harrisonburg.
Andrew Jenner

Imagine deciding to leave all you know, to settle in a new country, and to learn a new language.

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News Leader's Calvin Trice
4:30 pm
Tue October 28, 2014

Natural Gas Pipeline Fight Heats Up in Augusta

Calvin Trice, Government Reporter for the News Leader in Staunton.

Earlier this year Dominion Power Company proposed plans for the construction of a new natural gas pipeline.

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WMRA News
11:10 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Temporary Power Reductions on 103.5FM

Due to structural renovations on the WMRY 103.5 tower, we may have to reduce the power of that signal at times during the mid-day period.

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WMRA
7:00 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

UPDATE: Occasional Audio Drop-Outs

The WMRA studio-to-transmitter link has been fully restored and our recent audio drop-outs have ended.

Valley Arts
5:05 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Surprise! Harrisonburg Has An Arts Scene

Lindsay Denny is marketing manager for the Arts Council of the Valley.

In 2001, Harrisonburg City Council designated its downtown as an Arts and Cultural District.

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Part 5 of 6
4:30 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

All Paths Lead Here: An Oath, and Citizenship

Aziz Aziz spent almost all his life in Baghdad, Iraq. He left a little less than a decade ago, spent a few years in Jordan and eventually settled in Harrisonburg. He became an American citizen in September.
Andrew Jenner

One day last month in Staunton, the number of American citizens increased by 80.

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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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