UVA Today Radio Show | Feb. 23, 2011

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Feb 242011
 

Check out the new episode of the UVA Today Radio Show , a weekly five minute segment on WTJU radio . Look for new editions of the show every Wednesday at 11:55 a.m. on WTJU. Afterward, all of the segments will be posted on iTunesU .

Read more about the stories featured in this week’s program:

U.Va. Professor Tackles Racial Issues in New Edition of ‘Huck Finn’ (Stephen Railton)
A Titan Gift: State-of-the-Art Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope (James Howe)
New Book Chronicles More Than a Century of Cancer Care at U.Va. (Joan Echtenkamp Klein)

Air Date: 2/23/2011

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“RunCast” A Weekly Forum of Everything Running

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Feb 232011
 

A weekly forum of everything running. With your host Mark Lorenzoni, a community running expert who has been directing hundreds of area “not-for-profit” footraces and coaching thousands of runners for the past 30 years. A new episode of  “RunCast” is available every Thursday morning but always online to download! This week’s edition of “RunCast” was brought to you by The Ragged Mountain Running Shop. Central Virginia’s Community running and walking family partner since 1982. Convenietly locatd on the historic UVa Corner with free parking at their doorstep. Visit them at www.raggedmountainrunning.com or friend them on Facebook.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Mayor Dave Norris joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 232011
 

2.23.11 Mayor of the City of Charlottesville Dave Norris joins Coy to discuss the Meadowcreek Parkway lawsuit press conference. Mayor Norris also talks about issues pertaining to environmental upkeep in the area.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Ed Murphy joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 232011
 

2.23.11 Professor of Astronomy at the University of Virginia Ed Murphy joins Coy to discuss the latest news from space. Today’s conversation covers NASA’s development plans for a new spacecraft, and the most recent findings from the Kepler Observatory. Murphy also explains the controversy surrounding the “Tychie” planet discovery down in Louisiana.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Hawes Spencer joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 222011
 

2.22.11 Founder and Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy to discuss a variety of local news stories. Today’s conversation covers the weird winter weather, the brush fires throughout central Virginia, Peter Chang finally bringing a restaurant to Charlottesville, why Hawes got suspended from school as a kid, and, on a related note, the proper way to use a stink bomb. Finally, as always, Coy and Hawes play a few rounds of the game sweeping America, Dead or Alive.

Charlottesville–Right Now: John Whitehead joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 222011
 

2.22.11 Founder and President of The Rutherford Institute John Whitehead joins Coy to discuss the story of a young man who recently committed suicide after being expelled from school. Whitehead is representing the family of the Fairfax County boy, Nick Stuban, whose punishment arose from the purchasing of one tablet of a legal drug. The Rutherford Institute is now calling for the school system to rethink its current drug policy.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Endrina Tay joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 222011
 

2.22.11 Associate Foundation Librarian for Technical Services at Monticello Endrina Tay joins Coy to discuss breaking news that after years of research, a group of books from Thomas Jefferson’s personal retirement collection has been uncovered.

Feb 222011
 

2.22.11 Director of the Virginia Film Festival Jody Kielbasa joins Coy to preview the upcoming Oscars. Films included in today’s conversation are The Social Network, Black Swan, True Grit, and 127 Hours, among others. The Paramount Theater is hosting an Oscar Night in America screening this Sunday, February 27th, and you can buy your tickets (which include food, wine, and soda) here.

Feb 222011
 

2.22.11 Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress Brian Katulis joins Coy to discuss the ongoing crisis in Libya. Katulis, whose expertise lie in Middle Eastern politics, compares the events surrounding Muammar Gaddafi to the events surrounding Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, and he also explains what Americans should be taking away from both situations.

The Wendy Edwards Show

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Feb 222011
 

BE READY TO ROCK!!!!!!! Guest Marvin Ward of Awesome Wrestling Entertainment shares big, big news of an ALL STAR show to benefit the Athletics Dept. of Fluvanna County High School SATURDAY NIGHT! Hear from Pro Wrestlers Jimmy Wang Yang, Maile Lei and Sonjay Dutt! And Wendy features the music of Scarecrow Hill (Plymouth MA).  Rarrrrrrrr!

Do you have a great voice? Have you always wanted a career in Voice Over? Listen for details on how you can become The Next Voice Over Star! Grand Prize wins a chance to do On-Hold Messages for Prosound & more! Complete instructions and contest rules can be found on my website. Deadline for voice auditions is Sunday, February 27th.

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Charlottesville–Right Now: Sean O’Brien joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 212011
 

2.21.11 Executive Director of the Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier Sean O’Brien joins Coy to discuss the announcement of the new online program at Montpelier.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Dede Smith joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 212011
 

2.21.11 Citizens for a Sustainable Water Supply Plan’s Dede Smith joins Coy to discuss the latest on the water supply plan debate.