WNRN Wake-Up Call: Oil & Offshore Drilling

On the August 22 edition of the Wake-Up Call, Rick talks with Deborah Murray (senior attorney of Southern Environmental Law Center) and Marirose Pratt (associate attorney of SELC) about the oil spill, offshore drilling, and concerns about it. The SELC has offices in Charlottesville, as well as areas of the country affected by the oil spill. One of the main concerns of the SELC is that BP has violated the Endangered Species Act by not treating the endangered effected by the spill properly. In Virginia , offshore drilling has been postponed.

Wake-Up Call: China’s Coming Out Party

On the August 17th edition of WNRN’s Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with UVA Professor Bradley Reed, specialist in Late Imperial and Modern China. The 2008 Olympics have served to introduce post-Mao China to the world. Our guest provides a sense of history and culture to modern China’s 21st century “coming out” party.

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Wake-Up Call: Politics Roundtable

On the July 27th edition of the Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call on WNRN, Sean McCord, Joe Crisp and UVA adjunct professor Pete Ronanye were Rick Moore’s guests for a round table discussion on politics. Some of the issues discussed were the Presidential race, the Iraq War, the reasons for rising gas prices, whether offshore drilling will alleviate the problem, Senator Obama’s visit to Iraq and methods of campaigning. For details, listen to the podcast and express your opinion by commenting after the show!

Jim Duncan analyzes the Central Virginia housing market

On the July 6, 2008 edition of WNRN’s Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call, real estate blogger Jim Duncan talks with Rick Moore about the state of the Central Virginia housing market. Is it a good time to sell your house? Should you move from renting to owning? Find out more in this podcast from the Charlottesville Podcasting Network.

This is also the last episode of the Wake-Up Call produced by Michael Strickland, who is heading off to college in a few weeks. The Charlottesville Podcasting Network owes a great deal of gratitude to Michael for his volunteering over the past couple of years. Deepak Singh and Sean McCord will be taking over. Good luck, Michael, and thanks for your hard work!