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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.

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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.

Les Charlottesville Right Now

Wednesday, September 3, 201409/03/2014

Carter Johnson

Carter Johnson join Les Sinclair to discuss the junior League of Charlottesville’s grants.

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Wednesday, September 3, 201409/03/2014

Michelle Ray

Michelle Ray is with FoodToConsumer.org and joins Les Sinclair to talk about the 2014 Food Freedom Fest in Shenandoah Valley the weekend of Sept 5th and 6th.

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Wednesday, September 3, 201409/03/2014

Michael McKee

Michael McKee CEO of Blue Ridge Area Food Bank joins Les Sinclair to talk about wearing orange for hunger action month (September).


Tuesday, September 2, 201409/02/2014

Marisa Taylor

Virgnia Institute of Autism Development Director Marisa Taylor talks about the upcoming VIA Gala.


Tuesday, September 2, 201409/02/2014

Mary Ellen Hasenfus

Mary Ellen is the program coordinator for Care Transitions at JABA (The Jefferson Area Board for Aging).

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