20 episodes

Second Look compiles the week's stories from the WMRA newsroom into a half-hour show.

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Second Look compiles the week's stories from the WMRA newsroom into a half-hour show.

    A.P. Disparities... MRDs to Macy's... Airbnb... Virginia's ERA?

    A.P. Disparities... MRDs to Macy's... Airbnb... Virginia's ERA?

    On this week's Second Look , Propublica recently identified racial disparities in school opportunities in Virginia and around the country. WMRA’s Christopher Clymer Kurtz dives into the numbers, and also explores the dilemma over Airbnb regulation in Harrisonburg… And, Andrew Jenner has a profile of a tuba-playing prankster among JMU’s Marching Royal Dukes, who performed again in the Macy’s parade.

    • 22 min
    A Veterans Book... Scooter Invasion... Staunton High

    A Veterans Book... Scooter Invasion... Staunton High

    On this week's Second Look , WMRA's Emily Richardson-Lorente has the story of a church in Buckingham County, publishing the stories of its veterans... Christopher Clymer Kurtz explains Harrisonburg's scooter invasion... Andrew Jenner attends the (anticlimactic) school board meeting selecting the new name of Staunton's high school... Plus, we survey the week in Virginia politics.

    • 22 min
    Women to Congress... Protecting 1st Responders... Jon Stickley Trio

    Women to Congress... Protecting 1st Responders... Jon Stickley Trio

    On this week's Second Look , WMRA's Chris Boros plugs into the music of the Jon Stickley Trio... WCVE reports on how Virginia firefighters are working to protect their own from higher rates of depression and suicide... We have Virginia Public Radio reports on the wave of women swept into office from Virginia, and the latest on the Buckingham County compressor station....

    • 22 min
    6th District... Trombonists For Puerto Rico... Wildlife Care... Mystery Noise

    6th District... Trombonists For Puerto Rico... Wildlife Care... Mystery Noise

    On this week's Second Look , WMRA's Andrew Jenner explores the 6th District race and candidates, and also a mystery noise -- more like a HUMMMMM -- in Crozet... Kimberlea Daggy brings us the not-noisy-at-all story of the trombones, and their players, headed to Puerto Rico... and, Christopher Clymer Kurtz brings us along for a class at the Wildlife Care Academy.

    • 22 min
    Teacher Retention... Va Film Fest... News Deserts... Politics

    Teacher Retention... Va Film Fest... News Deserts... Politics

    On this week's Second Look , WMRA's Marguerite Gallorini follows up on her in-depth December report on Virginia's teacher shortage with an update from this month's Teacher Retention Summit at UVa... She also has a preview of the 31st annual Virginia Film Festival... Virginia Public Radio reports on the Commonwealth's growing 'news deserts'... plus, Virginia politics!

    • 22 min
    (Anti-)Fascism... Youth Start Ups... Brain Tingles

    (Anti-)Fascism... Youth Start Ups... Brain Tingles

    On this week's Second Look , WMRA's Marguerite Gallorini attends the first in a series of workshops in Charlottesville that the organizers, two grad students at UVa, hope will help the public understand the history of far right and fascist movements...

    • 22 min

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