Charlottesville Right Now

Charlottesville Right Now

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Monday, April 18, 201604/18/2016

El Nino, La Nina and the 2016 Hurricane Season

Accuweather’s Ed Vallee joins Les Sinclair to discuss the 2016 Hurricane Season predictions and how it’s affected by El Nino and/or La Nina.

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Monday, April 18, 201604/18/2016

Update on The Rocky Mountain Fire in Shenandoah National Park

Sally Hurlbert, with National Park Service, and Les Sinclair discuss the details of the fire in the south district of Shenandoah National Park.

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Friday, April 15, 201604/15/2016

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 soundbites of the week end 4/15/16.


Friday, April 15, 201604/15/2016

How to Help the Bees

Elaine Lidholm, director of communications for the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services talks about how to help the bees.

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Thursday, April 14, 201604/14/2016

Charlottesville Chamber Selects Small Business Person of the Year

Frank Squillace, Chamber Vice President, talks with Les Sinclair about the selection of Gregory MacDonald, Exec. Dir. of Michie Tavern as Small Business Person of the Year, and other happenings around the 2016 Chamber Spring Luncheon.

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Thursday, April 14, 201604/14/2016

Supervisors Approve 2 Cents Tax Hike

Albemarle Supervisor Diantha McKeel explains her thoughts on Wednesday’s County Real Estate tax hike.


Thursday, April 14, 201604/14/2016

Tom Tom Founders Festival Underway

Paul Beyer, Founder of Tom Tom Festival, talks with Les Sinclair about upcoming activities surrounding the event.

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Thursday, April 14, 201604/14/2016

New Developments in Eramo’s Case Against Rolling Stone

Scott Goodman, Local Attorney, helps us unpack the latest developments of the UVA Associate Dean, Nichole Eramo’s lawsuit against Rolling Stone.


Wednesday, April 13, 201604/13/2016

Children’s Defense Fund Founder Wins Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership

Marian Wright Edelman is this year’s winner of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership.

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Wednesday, April 13, 201604/13/2016

Friday’s for Food Starts April 15

Abena Foreman-Trice of Blue Ridge Area Food Bank talks with us about the fundraising event at Friday’s After Five.

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