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WMRA News
12:23 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Martha's NPR "First Book" Series Appears

NPR wanted our Martha Woodroof to moderate chats with emerging authors.

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WMRA News
1:39 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

DC Legalización Rally and Virginia Organizing

Immigration amnesty rally (public domain image, 2006).

The 2013 Govt. Shutdown at times kept the National Mall's grass closed, but First Amendment activity is being allowed on a case-by-case basis. Some members of Virginia Organizing attended a rally in DC  seeking citizenship for foreign-born undocumented people.

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WMRA News
12:32 pm
Thu October 3, 2013

WMRA-Area Caller Enlivens "On Point"

Footsoldier turned Pentagon counterinsurgency advisor David Kilcullen was a fascinating guest on NPR's "On Point" and a caller from Harrisonburg had an intriguing question.

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WMRA News
6:23 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

Lexington's Michael Smitka on NPR

In an article quoting U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, NPR's "All Things Considered" also included the voice of a Washington & Lee University professor of economics. 

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WMRA News
2:23 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

MLK Street-Rename Opponents (And A Typo?)

Harrisonburg city officials have decided to rename Cantrell Avenue in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., but the decision was not without controversy.

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WMRA News
4:10 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Lexington Gets a New Transmitter

WMRA News (tw)

We are back on the air in Lexington at 89.9, with a new transmitter in place.

Thank you for you patience while we switched out the old one.

WMRA News
6:25 am
Thu September 5, 2013

Skyline Literacy and International Literacy Day

WMRA News (tw)

Since 1987, Skyline Literacy, based in Harrisonburg, has been working with adults who need help with reading and writing skills, applying for their GEDs, and even helping immigrants apply for citizenship.

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WMRA
6:21 am
Tue September 3, 2013

The Takeaway, New to WMRA and to Virginia

WMRA is brings The Takeaway to Virginia.

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8:46 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Tom DuVal Retires

Tom Duval, retires after a 17 year career with WMRA.

Tom has carried the station forward through a turbulent time in the media world.  Some of his accomplishments include:

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A Fundraising Day in May
5:00 am
Mon May 13, 2013

$30,000 Dash

The WMRA $30,000 Dash is a success!  At 6pm Wednesday 5/22, we reached the goal.

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