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A WASON Poll just released says Virginia voters strongly support Medicaid expansion but worry about the cost and expect the upcoming special session of the General Assembly to fail.  The poll released just minutes ago says 61 percent of Virginia voters support expanding Medicaid to cover more Virginians who lack health insurance, but more than half said they worry that the federal

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Music

In retrospect, it seems so simple.

In thinking about The World Music Show (9/13) for this week and about Public Radio in general, the gist of it all--the purpose and/or result is to expand your mind. Savvy listeners like yourselves relish on being "in the know," and on being entertained while at the same time learning a few new things during whatever program you tune in for. Am I right?

Grandpa's Jukebox!

We hope you’ll join us this week (9/13/14) on...

Just What Is Raop And Is He The King Of It?

Look. Mixing musical genres on the World Music...

So, About Last Week...

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Roosevelts

Frail and failing but determined to see the war through to victory, FDR wins re-election and begins planning for a peaceful postwar world, but a cerebral hemorrhage kills him at 63.

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History “The Common Cause”

FDR shatters the third-term tradition,...

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History “The Rising Road”

FDR brings the same optimism and energy to the...

Science Matters

From cereal to tea to even some wintertime adult beverages, honey is a very popular condiment. The taste of honey can cure a sweet tooth and sometimes even help an aching throat, but can honey have medical applications?

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Question Your World: How Do Languages Impact Infants?

One of humanity’s most unique traits is verbal...

Introduction to the Quantum World

Explore the history of...