WMRA News

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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WMRA News
4:00 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Activated: Zany "French" Redesign of I-64/US-15 Jct

Image credit: VDOT (Zion X-Rds project video: youtube.com/watch?v=kYOCC1oUivo )

Bad news: the unnerving experience of driving up the "wrong" side of the road for a bit.  Good news: big boosts in safety and in traffic flow. On Friday, Feb 21, Virginia's first-ever "French flip" intersection is scheduled to open just east of Charlottesville, at the once-sleepy but now overcrowded I-64 Zion Crossroads interchange.

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Amber Alert
12:49 pm
Wed February 19, 2014

Amber Alert - Cancelled

Virginia State Police have cancelled the Amber Alert for Amiyah Monet Dallas.

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Forum
11:35 am
Thu February 6, 2014

WMRA and WEMC Sustainability Summit

Saturday afternoon, March 8, WMRA and WEMC will host a Sustainability Summit. We are inviting the Harrisonburg community to come together to exchange ideas on the future direction of your public radio stations. These are your stations... this is your community...  this is your opportunity to keep public radio viable for the future.

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Special Broadcast
10:37 am
Mon January 27, 2014

State of the Union Address (Tue 9pm)

Pete Souza

Join WMRA and NPR for live special coverage of President Obama's State of the Union address. The address will begin at 9pm this Tuesday night and our coverage will include the Republican response.

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WMRA News
6:30 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Senator Tim Kaine on the McDonnells, Iran, Medicaid Expansion, and More

Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia is traveling across the state this week...

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Acoustic Cafe - LIVE
5:27 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Robin & Linda Williams - LIVE

Robin & Linda Williams
Al Bartholet

Robin and Linda Williams recently appeared on WMRA's Acoustic Cafe and had an opportunity to talk with Tina Owens about 40 years in the music business, life on the road with A Prairie Home Companion, and of their love of music.

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WMRA News
12:59 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

How New Authors Got Big Bucks

Image: WMRA News (tw)

NPR has been tapping WMRA's Martha Woodroof to provide advice for aspiring novelists.  Martha tells about some cases of big money going to newly/never published writers. 

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December Fundraiser
9:10 am
Wed December 11, 2013

This December, Remember WMRA

This December, as you remember and think back over the year, remember WMRA. Your support is needed to help us bring you another year of stories, conversations and deep analysis.

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WMRA News
4:00 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

New Weekday Afternoon Schedule on WMRA

NPR's Here & Now is now on at 1pm weekdays, allowing us to present the full 2-hour program from 1pm - 3pm, Monday through Thursday, and a single hour at 1pm Friday.

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