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You Sound Like You’re Not From Around Here – companion feature

Contrary to popular belief, regional accents are still very much a part of the American cultural landscape.  Producer Nancy King found a Virginia linguist who is essentially “collecting” accents. [audio:http://www.withgoodreasonradio.org/files/2008/10/20080606accents.mp3]

Stories from the Streets

Dirk Phillipsen argues that the American people define prosperity differently than economists and politicians. [audio:http://withgoodreasonradio.org/vfhradio-audio/wgr/2012/02/dirk_prosperity.mp3|titles=dirk_prosperity]   Dirk Phillipsen asserts that the government can take the lead in helping us solve… More»

Tolerance

The arguments over teaching religion in public schools remain as robust as ever.  But Nancy King, with the radio program “With Good Reason,” reports the debate has taken on an intriguing new twist with… More»

Composer

It’s not quite as high profile as the “dueling Davids” on American Idol, but there’s a search on for Virginia Native Americans who compose modern classical music.  Nancy King, with the radio program… More»

Mockingbird

This month, Virginians across the state are picking up “To Kill a Mockingbird” and reading it for the first time or re-reading the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Harper Lee.  It’s… More»