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WMRA News
6:26 am
Fri June 13, 2014

General Assembly Passes Budget, Ending Stalemate

Virginia Public Radio is reporting that the three-month budget impasse has ended. 

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WMRA News
9:00 am
Mon June 9, 2014

$70,000... Thank You!

The WMRA June Fundraiser ended Friday, June 6, with over $70,000 raised.

Thank you very much to all who contributed to help us get closer to ending our budget year in the black.

Also, thank you to all who contributed to the Member Matching Fund, and to the many businesses and individuals who issued challenges and contributed giveaways.

If you couldn't find the time to support WMRA during our Bridge The Gap June drive, please give now.

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WMRA
3:22 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Charlottesville Sustainability Summit - June 21

Saturday afternoon, June 21st, WMRA is hosting the next Sustainability Summit in Charlottesville. You are invited to join us at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities as we begin to craft the future for WMRA. What goals do you think we should pursue... and how can we get there together?

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WMRA News
6:30 am
Wed June 4, 2014

The American Liszt Society Festival Comes to Harrisonburg

Dr. Gabe Dobner

The American Liszt Society was founded 50 years ago to honor and promote the music of Hungarian composer Franz Liszt, with annual concerts and conferences around the country.

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WMRA News
6:30 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Senator Mark Warner Calls For Shinseki to Resign

Virginia Senator Mark Warner yesterday called for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.

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WMRA News
6:30 am
Fri May 23, 2014

The (Musical) Education of Ethan Bortnick

He’s been on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.  He’s appeared on Oprah. 

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WMRA News
3:01 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Oil Train Crash and 50-Foot Fireball in Lynchburg

Image credit: WSET via New York Daily News

The latest fiery oil train incident is in the WMRA area. In downtown Lynchburg, a CSX oil train derailed near the Depot Grille. Towering flames and a column of black smoke prompted a local state of emergency, evacuations, and warnings to avoid the area.

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WMRA News
10:03 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

UVa Prof on NPR

Amalia Miller will be on NPR's On Point 10am-11 on Thu 9 Apr 2014. She is a UvA economics professor. The topic is: "The New Realities Of The Soft War On Women In The Workplace"

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WMRA News
12:09 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

Grisham, Banks for Innocence Project in Charlottesville (Event Wed.6pm)

WMRA's recent Virginia Insight episode about judicial false confessions, generated so much interest that it seemed wise to pass along info about a related event.

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WMRA Spring Fundraiser
5:00 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Shenandoah Bicycle Co - $1,000 Giveaway

It's the 4th day of the WMRA Spring Fundraiser and at the end of Morning Edition, we're giving away a $1,000 gift certificate to Shenandoah Bicycle Company in Harrisonburg.

Shenandoah Bicycle Company is a full service bicycle shop, located in downtown Harrisonburg since 2000. This $1000 gift certificate can be used for bicycles, accessories or any service work that SBC offers.

Everyone who contributes between 6am and 9am this morning will be entered into the drawing.

Please give now!

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