WGR Blog

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»

Grace

The Virginia Tech community confronts an emotional anniversary this week.  Nancy King, with the radio program “With Good Reason,” examines the power and grace of a 200-year-old hymn. [audio:http://withgoodreasonradio.org/vfhradio-audio/wgr/2012/02/2008.04.11.grace_.mp3|titles=2008.04.11.grace]

Sisters of Mercy

The foster care system can trace its roots back to 19th-century America, when thousands of hungry children roamed the streets of big East Coast cities.  Nancy King, with the radio program… More»

Lottery

What are your real chances of winning the lottery?  Nancy King, with the radio program “With Good Reason,” has found a physicist who doesn’t play the lottery but who can… More»

Rankings

Toward the end of this month, college acceptance letters will start arriving in mailboxes of high school seniors across Virginia.  Nancy King, with the radio program “With Good Reason,” reports… More»

Oysters

For nearly four centuries, oyster was “king” of the Chesapeake Bay–supporting industry and a way of life on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.  But by the 1980s, disease and pollution had nearly… More»

Chocolate

Governor Tim Kaine has declared April 2008 as “Financial Literacy Month.”  Nancy King, with the radio program “With Good Reason,” says there’s a growing movement in Virginia that’s pushing to… More»