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Charlottesville Right Now

Charlottesville Right Now

Weekdays from 4 – 6pm
We go beyond the headlines, digging deeper into stories that matter to you.
It’s local talk, local issues, local radio at it’s very best!
Join NewsRadio 1070 WINA’s Les Sinclair weekdays for the news and newsmakers of the day.
Join the conversation at 434-977-1070
Charlottesville Right Now is Front Page Radio.

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Wednesday, July 23, 201407/23/2014

Wood Hudson

Wood Hudson, Senior Environmental Planner for TJPD, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the amount of garbage our area produces and how much of that is recycled.

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Wednesday, July 23, 201407/23/2014

Scott Waddell

Scott Waddell is the CTO for iovation and joins Les Sinclair with digital safety tips for college-bound kids.

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Wednesday, July 23, 201407/23/2014

John Cruickshank

John Cruickshank of the Piedmont Group of the Sierra Club discusses a petition brought to City Council concerning pesticide use in parks and city owned properties.

TWITTER

Tuesday, July 22, 201407/22/2014

Matthew Gerber

Research Assistant Professor of Systems and Information Engineering at UVA Matthew Gerber explains to Les Sinclair how Twitter could be used to predict crimes

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Tuesday, July 22, 201407/22/2014

Rob Bell

Delegate Rob Bell joins Les Sinclair to update us on the work being done by Virginia’s new Mental Health Panel.

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Tuesday, July 22, 201407/22/2014

Joshua Gottlieb

Joshua Gottlieb is an Assistant Professor at University of British Columbia and co-author of the research on the “Happiest Cities in America.” Charlottesville is ranked number one on that happiness index.

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Tuesday, July 22, 201407/22/2014

Jim Rounsevell

Jim Rounsevell is a proponent of the underpass, rather than a bridge replacement for the Belmont Bridge. He joins Les Sinclair to talk about his disappointment with Monday’s (7/21/14) City Council decision.

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Tuesday, July 22, 201407/22/2014

Jim Tolbert

Jim Tolbert, Director of Neighborhood Development Services for Charlottesville City, joins Les Sinclair to explain what the City Councilors decisions means going forward with the Belmont Bridge.

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Monday, July 21, 201407/21/2014

Melinda Crawford

Melinda Crawford is the the Exec. Dir. or the Charlottesville Airport (CHO) and joins Les Sinclair to talk about the newly raised TSA fees that fliers will experience beginning today.

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Monday, July 21, 201407/21/2014

Ann Lang

Ann Lang, Senior Economist with VA Employment Commission, joins Les Sinclair to explore Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment numbers.

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