Sunday Morning Wake-up Call

Rick Moore hosts The Wake-up Call every Sunday morning from 11:00 to 12:00. Tune in for a deeper look into local news stories and the happening of our community.

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Wake Up Call:Protection of Free Expression

April 13 2014, 12:32pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the April 13th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks to Josh Wheeler from Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of free Expression about the TJ center Muzzle awards. Over the hour, they will go over each of the 9 Muzzle award recipients and the stories of what actions qualified them for their titles. Groups awarded include The U.S Department of Justice, The White house Press Office, The Tennessee State Legislature, and More.

 

 

Wake Up Call: Charlottesville Time Bank

March 30 2014, 6:34pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the March 30th wake up Call, Host Rick Moore talks to Kathy Kildea and Arthur Rashap, co-directors of Charlottesville time bank.  They discuss what the Time Bank is, it’s types of services, age limits, member numbers, and more.

Wake Up Call: Coal Ash and Solar Power

March 23 2014, 11:44am
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the March 23rd Wake Up Call, Rick talks to Cale Jaffe, Director of Virginia office of Southern Environmental Law Center, Steve Nelson, Lead engineer at Zenman Energy and Ben Myrtle, president of Renewable Energy Construction Services. Throughout the hour they discuss the Febuary 2nd Spill, What “coal ash” is,  safety tests of drinking water, the expensive cost of Solar/ Renewable energy, and more.

 

Wake Up Call: Virginia Festival of the Book

March 16 2014, 12:17pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the March 16th Wake Up Call, Rick talks about the Virginia Festival of the Book with it’s program Director Nancy Damon and authors  Paul A. Cantor(The Invisible Hand in Popular Culture), Dr.  Barbara A. Perry(Rose Kennedy:The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch), and Lex Hrabe( Quarantine Series). They discuss highlights of the festival, volunteering, the difficulties in planning, how to publish a book, and more.

Wake Up Call: Reincarnation

March 9 2014, 12:08pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the March 9th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks to Dr. Jim Tucker, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at UVA. during the hour they discuss aspects of reincarnation, such as Scientific Materialism, Unnatural Deaths, Anomalous Dates, Experimental Birthmarks, what makes past lives memorable, as well as Dr Tucker’s book, Return To Life: Extraordinary cases of children who remember past lives and the individual cases within it.

Wake Up Call: Parenting

February 23 2014, 12:17pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the February 23rd Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks about parenting with Chris Burton, a family specialist at Children, Youth, and Family Services, and Wanda Seagroves, attachment theory specialist, and keynote speaker at Parenting POWER Workshop. They discuss topics such as how to teach parenting/How can parenting be learned via a classroom, How our economic changes have altered family time, Being a friend rather than a parent, the Parenting POWER workshop, and more.

Wake Up Call: Senior Citizen Volunteers

February 16 2014, 12:00pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

on the Febuary 16th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore discusses senior citizen volunteer work with Jeanne McCusker of Home Instead Senior CenterAlzheimer’s Association office volunteer, and Pete Wurzer, crew member at Habitat for Humanity. During the hour, they discuss the personal benefits of volunteering, the different types of places that need volunteers, how to select where to volunteer, the Salute to Senior Service awards, and more.

Same-Sex Marriage in VA

February 9 2014, 12:18pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the February 9th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore discusses the current challenges(Norfolk and Harrisonburg) to the Va law banning same-sex marriages with Rebecca Glenburg, Legal Director of the ALCU of Virginia, and Geoff Skelley, UVA center for politics.

Wake Up Call: Local Economy and Real Estate

January 26 2014, 12:12pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call + Uncategorized

On the January 26th edition of the Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks local economy and real estate with Jim Duncan, Real Estate Agent and Partner of Nest Realty and Matt Hodges, Charlottesville Sales Manager and Loan Officer of Presidential Mortgage Group.  Rick and his guests discuss the things you want to consider before buying and selling a home, plus much more.

Jim Duncan is the author of Real Central VA.  A blog site on data and real estate analysis. 

Wake Up Call: Personal Finance

January 19 2014, 12:13pm
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On the January 19th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks to PVCC Prof. of Business, Bill Pratt, author of several books including How to Keep Your Kid From Moving Back Home After College and The Graduate’s Guide to Life and Money and vice president of The Money ProfessorsThey discuss various aspects of personal financing such as buying a car, budgeting,  choosing colleges, identity theft, and more.

 

Wake Up Call: State of the James River

January 12 2014, 12:28pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the January 12th edition of the Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore sits down with members of the James River Association to discuss the condition of the James River.  Rick and his guests–Jamie Brunkow, James River Keeper, Michelle Kokolis, Watershed Restoration Manager and Rob Campbell, Upper James Outreach Coordinator talk about the history of the James, the rivers bi-annual report, efforts of restoration and more. 

Wake Up Call: Lee Channing

December 29 2013, 12:16pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the December 29th Wake Up Call, psychic Lee Channing returns to give readings and answer caller questions and discuss various esoteric topics of interest, such as Clairvoyance vs precognition, dealing with negative energy, past lives, addictions, and more.

http://www.spiritsevolving.com/

 

Wake Up Call: Christmas Special

December 22 2013, 12:09pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the December 22nd edition of the Wake Up Call, Rick talks with a vvvery special guest– Santa Claus.  Santa shares a wonderful Christmas story and calls a few very lucky boys and girls.

Christmas & Other Holidays Around the World

December 15 2013, 12:16pm
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On the December 15th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with UVA professor of Anthropology, Roy Wagner about secular vs. religious Christmas, the origin of holiday customs and their importance to other cultures, and how they are celebrated around the world

Wake Up Call: David Toscano

December 8 2013, 12:21pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the December 8th edition of the Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with Minority Leader in Virginia’s House of Delegates and State Delegate representing the 57th district, David Toscano.  Rick and David discuss a variety of topics, including; mental health care, redistricting, the ABC and the Affordable Care Act.  David also gives a prelude into the upcoming legislative session and the bills he plans to put forth.

Wake Up Call: Radio Resource Program/ 30 Minute Throwdown

December 1 2013, 12:18pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the December 1st Sunday Morning Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore interviews Mary Burruss, lead coordinator of the Radio Resource Project, a combined effort between The Music Resource Center(MRC), Tandem Friends School, and WNRN to allow local teens to create and air their own radio program. Starting on today’s show, we will air a seperate “30 Minute Throwdown” created by students on the first Sunday of every month. The half-hour show will feature original music produced/recorded at MRC,  as well as music chosen by the students. Some of the music will be performed by Tandem singers/musicians. The show will also feature news and movie tips. Local area teen musicians are encouraged to submit music to the program as well.

Local musicians interested in submitting music should contact Damani Harrison at Damani@musicresourcecenter.org

Wake Up Call: Extraterrestrial Intelligence

November 24 2013, 12:19pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the November 24th edition of the Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks about Extraterrestrial Intelligence and asks the infamous question, “Are we alone?”  Rick and UVa Professor of Astronomy, Ed Murphy, discuss the evidence of alien existence, the drake equation, space travel and so much more.  Those interested in astrology can visit the McCormick Public Nights for an opportunity to observe the stars and planets.

Wake Up Call: Missing Persons

November 17 2013, 12:08pm
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On the November 17th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with free lance journalists Hawes Spencer and Barbara Nordin about The story of Patrick Collins, a UVA student gone missing in 1986, The history and latest news on the case and also a look at the missing person stories of Alicia Showalter Reynolds and Katie Worsky.

 

 

Sunday Morning Wake Up Call:Post Election Politics

November 10 2013, 12:14pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the November 10th edition of the Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore delves into post-election politics with Geoffrey Skelley, Media Relations Coordinator with the University of Virginia Center for Politics and Associate Editor for Sabato’s Crystal Ball.  Rick and his guest cover the Governor’s race, demographics, third parties, the 2016 Presidential election and more.

Wake Up Call: Virginia Film Festival

November 3 2013, 12:18pm
Categories: Sunday Morning Wake Up Call

On the November 3rd edition of the Wake Up Call,  guest host and movie aficionado Sean McCord, talks with the Director of the Virginia Film Festival, Jody Keilbasa  and Wes Harris, Programmer and Operations Manager of the festival.  Sean and his guests go in depth about specific films being presented at this years festival including,  Faux Paws, William and the Windmill,  Claws, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, The Invisible Woman, the 60th anniversary of Disney’s Peter Pan.