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Friday, February 5, 201602/05/2016

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 soundbites of the week end 2/5/16.

WINA New Logo

Friday, February 5, 201602/05/2016

This Week in American History

Today Historian Rick Britton talks about THIS WEEK IN AMERICAN HISTORY -The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, is the peace treaty signed on February 2, 1848, in the Villa de Guadalupe Hidalgo (now a neighborhood of Mexico City) between the United States and Mexico that ended the Mexican–American War (1846–48).


Friday, February 5, 201602/05/2016

Virginia’s Conceal Carry Reciprocity Agreement

Senator Bryce Reeves of Virginia’s 17th Senatorial District talks with Les Sinclair about Senate Bill 610 and how it’ll restore and protect existing reciprocity agreements.

Money In Hand

Friday, February 5, 201602/05/2016

Jobs Report out today

Mark Hamrick, Bankrate.com’s senior economic analyst talks with Les Sinclair about the implications.


Friday, February 5, 201602/05/2016

Proffer Legislation in General Assembly

Neil Williamson of Free Enterprise Forum, a local business-advocacy group, talks with Les Sinclair about the House Bill 770 and Senate Bill 549 which rewrite the state law on proffers.

Vote Signs (from clipart)

Thursday, February 4, 201602/04/2016

“Two Wrongs Don’t Make a Right” ACLU-VA on GOP Voter Pledge

Claire Guthrie Gastañaga Executive Director ACLU of Virginia talks with Les Sinclair about The ACLU of Virginia arguing today that the State Board of Elections should not grant a Republican Party of Virginia request to withdraw a requirement that presidential primary voters affirm their party identification before casting a ballot.


Thursday, February 4, 201602/04/2016

Reminder: Super Bowl Fans Don’t Drive Drunk

Virginia State Police’s, Corinne Gellar, talks with Les Sinclair about what you can do to help your friends and loved ones have a safe post- Super Bowl commute.


Thursday, February 4, 201602/04/2016

Art auction to benefit Charlottesville Police Foundation

Hamid Karimi, owner of Barboursville Fine Arts, lays out the event to support the Charlottesville Police Foundation. Is Friday 2/5/16 5-7:30 at the Paramount Theater.

school bus

Thursday, February 4, 201602/04/2016

Albemarle County School’s Public Budget Hearing today

Matt Haas, Deputy Superintendent, talks with Les Sinclair about how you can give input on the Albemarle county School budget


Wednesday, February 3, 201602/03/2016

Charlottesville Start-up Career Fair

Joel Selzer, CEO of ArcheMedX and Member of CBIC’s Board of Directors, talks with Les Sinclair about the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council’s “Cville Startup Career Fair” and why Charlottesville is a great place for a start-up.

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