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11:00 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Vote Tracker: Virginia 2013 Election

Portion of Virginia state seal with the words "Virginia VOTE" added. Image: WMRA News (tw)

UPDATED.  Va.  General Election of 2013, state and local. 

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WMRA Program Change
1:59 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

The Story - Final Broadcast

After eight years and about 2,000 stories broadcast, The Story is off the air.

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WMRA News
11:41 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Senator Creigh Deeds Stabbed, but in Fair Condition

Early Tuesday morning, Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds was involved in an altercation with his son Austin, and the Senator was stabbed at his house in Bath County.  Senator Deeds was seriously wounded, but is reported to be alert and in fair condition at UVA Medical Center.

First responders to the house found Austin, whose nickname was Gus, suffering from life-threatening injuries associated with a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

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WMRA News
5:16 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

A Giant Dies in Bridgewater

Risner in early 1965 (Time magazine cover) , in 1973 (USAF photo), and in the 2010s (POWnetwork.org). Composite: WMRA News (tw)

In the fall of 2013, veterans were in the news a lot. First, vets were in the headlines when denied access to the National World War II Memorial during the Government Shutdown of 2013. Shortly afterward, during Veterans Day activities, televised tributes to vets poured in. Between these peaks of veteran-awareness, a giant of military history (and also of sheer human willpower) quietly passed away in Bridgewater, Virginia: General James "Robbie" Risner, age 88.

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WMRA News
2:30 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

McAuliffe & Clinton Stumping in Virginia

Democractic Candidate for Virginia Governor, Terry McAuliffe on stage at JMU with former President Clinton
Terry Ward

Early Tuesday morning, October 29, 2013, Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, along with President Bill Clinton, made a campaign stop at James Madison University in Harrisonburg as part of their “Putting Jobs First” tour.

Future Campaign Stops:

Wednesday, October 30 at 10:45am
Charlottesville
The Paramount Theater
Tickets link: here
 

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WMRA
11:24 am
Mon October 21, 2013

WMRA Listener Survey Results

More than 400 individuals participated in WMRA’s electronic survey, which was completed in September. Thank you!

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WMRA Fall Fundraiser
7:00 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

WMRA 2013 Fall Fundraiser

The WMRA Fall Fundraiser raised over $200,000!

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