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first aid

Monday, September 8, 201409/08/2014

Tammy Arnette

Tammy Arnette of AAA Mid-Atlantic joins Les Sinclair with tips on being prepared for emergencies. September is National Preparedness Month.

Paramount Theater

Monday, September 8, 201409/08/2014

Sandy Dekay

Charlottesville’s Paramount Theater, turns 10 (again!). Executive Assistant Sany Dekay joins Les Sinclair to talk about some of the proud and notable moments.

Albemarle Police Car New 111811

Monday, September 8, 201409/08/2014

Jay Thomas

Jay Thomas, Principal of Albemarle High School joins Les Sinclair to describe the events that took place on Monday (9-8-14) regarding a non-authorized young man on campus with a knife.

Civil War Cannon Picture (clipart)

Friday, September 5, 201409/05/2014

Rick Britton

Virginia history expert, Rick Britton, joins Les Sinclair to tell us about 150 Years Ago This Week:


Friday, September 5, 201409/05/2014

Dr. Judith White

Dr. Judith White, a researcher in the Dept. of Cell biology at the University of Virginia, joins Les Sinclair to explain some of the research taking place at UVA on the ebola virus.

court trial

Friday, September 5, 201409/05/2014

Max Smith

WTOP/CBS Reporter, Max Smith joins Les Sinclair with a recap of the McDonnell’s trial.


Friday, September 5, 201409/05/2014

Mark Hamrick

Bankrate.com expert Mark Hamrick talks numbers with Les Sinclair on the August jobs report..


Thursday, September 4, 201409/04/2014

Elaine Lidholm

Elaine Lidholm is with the Va. dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services and joins Les Sinclair with tips on how buy firewood.

McDonnell Maureen and Bob 91512 CC

Thursday, September 4, 201409/04/2014

Scott Goodman

Scott Goodman is a local attorney and legal expert and joins Les Sinclair to dissect the McDonnell trial guilty verdict.


Thursday, September 4, 201409/04/2014

Greg Fairchild

Greg Fairchild is a professor at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, joins Les Sinclair to talk about being recognized by the Tom Tom Founders Festival.

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