House Judiciary Committee Delays Votes On 2 Articles Of Impeachment Until Friday

Updated at 11:38 p.m. ET Planned votes on two articles of impeachment against President Trump were delayed late Thursday night by Rep. Jerry Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. He asked members to consider how they want to vote and to reconvene at 10 a.m. Friday. Ranking minority member Rep. Doug Collins and others protested that Nadler had upset the committee's plans without consulting them. The Judiciary Committee had sparred for more than 12 hours Thursday ahead of...

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WMRA Holiday Schedule

Saturday, Dec. 21:

12pm     Acoustic Café Holiday Special

WMRA’s Tina Owens will spin holiday favorites from the acoustic folk music world.  Join us to hear your favorite holiday music done acoustically.

3pm       All Songs Considered for the Holidays    

This year's ASC for the Holidays will be NEW and not a repeat as previously announced. 

4pm       The Big Tiny Desk Holiday Special

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According to author and musician Gayla M. Mills, music brings people together, it enhances the humdrum of daily living and playing it can benefit your life in many ways.  Gayla is the featured author for December's Books & Brews.  She recently spoke with WMRA’s Chris Boros who asked her to describe when music entered her life.

Kimberlea Daggy

When you think of distinctly American music, you might think jazz, country, hip-hop – and maybe musical theatre.  But where do the next Rodgers and Hammerstein or Lin Manuel Miranda come from?  Among other places, from Staunton, as WMRA’s Kimberlea Daggy reports.

WMRA and James Madison University present The John Grisham Writers Hour with special guest Jon Meacham, an award-winning historian and biographer who writes about the history of division in the United States in his book The Soul of America.  Both writers sat down together on the campus of JMU in September 2019.

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A preschool food drive in Harrisonburg takes a different approach to helping families in need, while teaching children how to help others. WMRA’s Bridget Manley reports.

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Wetlands go by many names -- marshes, bogs, swamps and bayous, but whatever they’re called, the fact is they’re disappearing here in Virginia.  More than half have been drained and developed since the first settlers arrived.  But now, some communities are reversing that trend.  Virginia Public Radio's Sandy Hausman has the story.

Calvin Pynn

The United States Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments today on the Trump administration’s 2017 decision to terminate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – or DACA - and advocates in Harrisonburg held a vigil last night in support of the program. WMRA’s Calvin Pynn reports.

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