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WMRA 10/12/2021

Tuesday marks the deadline to register to vote for the November election; 

Virginia’s redistricting commission remains embroiled in controversy; 

A language professor at the University of Virginia receives $250,000 to help preserve two languages close to extinction; 

And Hope’s Legacy Equine Rescue in Afton welcomes two more horses

Kimberlea Daggy has spent three decades as a public radio announcer/producer. She currently hosts All Things Considered on WMRA, the NPR news station for Charlottesville and the Shenandoah Valley. Kimberlea also hosts and produces two programs on WEMC, Harrisonburg’s all-classical station: Airplay, highlighting classical musicians and ensembles in and around Central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley, and Sing It!, a program of mostly contemplative, mostly unaccompanied choral music. Prior to moving to the Shenandoah Valley in 2015, Kimberlea worked for a variety of public radio stations around the country, including both KUSC and the Classical Public Radio Network in Los Angeles, WFDD in Winston-Salem, NC and WILL in Urbana, IL. She has created and presented a wide array of programs on classical music stations in the United States. Kimberlea has co-hosted live broadcasts of Los Angeles Opera performances, providing commentary and interviewing international artists such as Marilyn Horne, Denyce Graves and William Friedkin. She has given pre-performance talks and emceed programs for a variety of organizations, including LA Opera, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Ojai Music Festival and the American Guild of Organists.