Trends in Nursing
4:30 pm
Wed January 28, 2015

Men Out-Earn Women... Even in the "Women's Field" of Nursing

Scott Darrah is a nurse at the University of Virginia Medical Center
Kara Lofton

Nursing is a field that's been dominated by women for decades. In fact, when nursing societies first formed, many of them didn’t allow men membership.

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10:29 am
Tue January 20, 2015

State of the Union 2015

President Obama's State of the Union address.

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Rolling Stone Fallout
7:16 am
Thu January 15, 2015

UVa Reinstates Accused Fraternity; Police Probe Continues

This week, the University of Virginia reinstated its chapter of Phi Kappa Psi.

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2:40 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Hear Invisibilia, NPR’S New Show About Human Behavior

Beginning Thursday, Feb 12 at 3pm, WMRA is offering a second airing of Invisibilia. NPR’s six-part series about the unseen forces that control human behavior.  Invisibilia will also have a rebroadcast on Sunday at 3pm.  It's a second chance for you to hear this amazing new series.

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12:00 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

WMRA 2015 Online Survey

Please take a moment to help us serve you better.

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The College "Tipper"
12:46 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

Applying for College? You May Need That "Something Special"

Sarah Ward with her "tipper": her harp

These days, admission to the top colleges requires more than good grades, high board scores and a full page of extra-curricular activities.

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Virginia Girlchoir
6:30 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Girlchoir Opens Up New Opportunities for Augusta County Kids

Aubrey and Annika sing in the new Virginia Girlchoir
Luanne Austin

The Staunton-Waynesboro area has a long tradition of choral music.

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New Jail Plans
4:30 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Building a Jail That No One Really Wants?

Joshua Diamond of Harrisonburg and dozens of others attended the city council meeting to urge the council to pursue alternatives to new jail construction rather than submit plans to the state.
Andrew Jenner

Unpopular plans to build a new jail for Harrisonburg and Rockingham County moved ahead last week.

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1:29 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Thanks to Robin and Linda, and you!

WMRA's Executive Director, Al Bartholet, introduced the show.

Thanks to all who attended our recent benefit concert, and helped make it a rousing success.  Special thanks to Robin and Linda Williams, Daniel Heifetz, the Heifetz Institute, and the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts.

Addicted Nurses
4:30 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Addicted Nurses: A Problem in Need of Better Solutions

The News Leader's Patricia Borns

The problem of addiction is certainly not a new one.

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