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Tuesday, November 24, 201511/24/2015

Scholarship Essay Contest for MLK Day Celebration

Chris Wade, talks about how interested and qualified student seniors could win up to $2500 dollars through a Martin Luther King Day essay contest.

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Tuesday, November 24, 201511/24/2015

Tea Party Sponsors a Free-Market Seminar

Chair of Jefferson Area Tea Party, Jim Moore, discusses a Free-Market Seminar you can attend on Dec. 4, from 6-9:30p.

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Tuesday, November 24, 201511/24/2015

Smoke Detector Saves 3 lives

Howard Lagomarsino Division Chief Albemarle County Fire Rescue, talks with Les Sinclair about how the Project RISK (free smoke alarm program) was instrumental in saving lives in a recent Albemarle County fire.

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Tuesday, November 24, 201511/24/2015

Where to learn survival skills locally

Robbi Savage, with Rivanna Conservation Society talks with Les Sinclair about the Primitive & Survival Skills Workshop Saturday December 5, 2015 10:00am- 2:00pm at the Scheier Natural Area in Fluvanna County.

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Monday, November 23, 201511/23/2015

Travel Advisory from Charlottesville Albemarle Airport

CHO’s Dir. of Air Service, Jason Burch, discusses with Les Sinclair what you need to know about air travel out…


Monday, November 23, 201511/23/2015

Stay Alive While You Drive this Holiday

Sgt. Miller Stoddard, of Albemarle Co. P.D. talks with Les Sinclair about officers handing out “W8 2 TXT” thumb bands…


Monday, November 23, 201511/23/2015

Local Orchard Exports Apples to one of the World’s Largest Economies

Cynthia Chiles, of Crown Orchard Company, talks with Les Sinclair about the new deal to export apples to India.


Monday, November 23, 201511/23/2015

The Chamber Business Women’s Roundtable Quadruplicity

Jessica Tiller, with the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, talks with Les Sinclair about the Quadruplicity event Feb 11, 2016…

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Monday, November 23, 201511/23/2015

Charlottesville City Police Chief Tim Longo Announces Retirement

Charlottesville City Police Chief, Timothy J. Longo, talks with Les Sinclair about his reasoning to retire after 15 years, and…


Friday, November 20, 201511/20/2015

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 soundbites of the week end 11/20/15.

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