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Friday, May 6, 201605/06/2016

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 soundbites of the week ending 05/06/2016.


Friday, May 6, 201605/06/2016

Feed the Hungry Events in Our Community

Abena Foreman-Trice, of Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, talks with Les Sinclair about the forthcoming events to benefit the organization.

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Friday, May 6, 201605/06/2016

Albemarle Supervisor Meeting Recap

Brad Sheffield, Albemarle County Supervisor, talks with Les Sinclair about some of the news that you need to know that came up during the meeting.


Friday, May 6, 201605/06/2016

What Today’s Jobs Report Means to Your Economy

Mark Hamrick, Bankrate.com’s senior economic analyst, explains the latest jobs Report and it’s impact on your economy.

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Friday, May 6, 201605/06/2016

CACVB Announces 2016 Tourism Achievement Award

Bri Warner, of the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, talks with Les Sinclair about this years 2016 Tourism Achievement Award, going to Chris Eure of the Paramount Theater.

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Friday, May 6, 201605/06/2016

Last PVCC Board Meeting of the Year

Dr. Frank Friedman, President of Piedmont Virginia Community College, details the event from the latest PVCC Board meeting, the last of the academic year.


Thursday, May 5, 201605/05/2016

Local Singing Contestant on “The Voice” Could Get a Second Chance

Local Singer India Simms, who previously tried out for “The Voice” reality TV show, may get a second chance. She talks about it with Les Sinclair.

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Thursday, May 5, 201605/05/2016

Why You Need A Will

James Cox, Estate Planning Attorney with MichieHamlett, explain why you need a will and a good estate plan.

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Thursday, May 5, 201605/05/2016

FDA Set to Regulate E-Cigarettes

CBS News Correspondent, Barry Bagnato, explains to Les Sinclair what the FDA regulating e-cigarettes means to you.

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Thursday, May 5, 201605/05/2016

Albemarle School’s CoderDojo is Open for Registration

Vince Scheivert Chief Information Officer, who originated this program in 2012, the CoderDojo summer academy, with Les Sinclair. Online registration for the 2016 Summer CoderDojo Academy at Albemarle High School began this week for morning and afternoon sessions during the weeks of July 12-15 and July 19-22. Students need to reserve their space in the session in which they are interested at: http://bit.ly/1FLc2n2

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