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Friday, March 11, 201603/11/2016

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 soundbites of the week ending 03/11/16.


Friday, March 11, 201603/11/2016


Chamber President, Timothy Hulbert, talks with Les Sinclair about Governor McAuliffe Signing the First-in-the-Nation Pay-for-Performance Workforce Law. This was the Charlottesville Regional Chamber’s #1 2016 Legislative priority.

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Friday, March 11, 201603/11/2016

VFF and Violet Crown Cinema Announce Year-Round Film Series

VFF Programmer Wesley Harris talks with Les Sinclair about the Virginia Film Festival and Violet Crown Cinema Announcement of a Year-Round Film Series that kicks-off March 22 with The 17th Annual Animation Show of Shows.


Friday, March 11, 201603/11/2016

2016’s March Madness By The Numbers

Jill Gonzalez,WalletHub analyst, talks with Les Sinclair about “the numbers” behind March Madness.

Friday, March 11, 201603/11/2016

Gasoline prices, an update for teen driving laws and Don’t drive drowsy

Tammy Arnette & Martha Meade of AAA Mid-Atlantic, talk with Les Sinclair about gasoline prices, give us an update on closing a loop-hole for a teen driving law and a reminder to not drive drowsy after daylight saving time adjustment.

Thursday, March 10, 201603/10/2016

Unstoppable! Surviving is Just the Beginning

Serial entrepreneur, CEO and author of “Unstoppable! Surviving is Just the Beginning”, Gigi Stetler talks with Les Sinclair about winning and losing and the need for perseverance as an entrepreneur.

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Thursday, March 10, 201603/10/2016

Center for Politics to Host Germany’s Ambassador

UVA Center for Politics Director of Global Initiatives, Daman Irby, talks with Les Sinclair about hosting Germany’s Ambassador as part of the UVA Center for Politics Ambassador series.


Thursday, March 10, 201603/10/2016

Squirming With Purpose May Be Helpful for ADHD Patients

Dr. Michael Kofler, FSU assist Professor of Psychology, talks with Les Sinclair about the positive relationship of movement and working memory for ADHD patience. The study was funded by the University of Virginia Youth-Nex Center for Positive Youth Development and the Galant family/Curry School of Education.


Wednesday, March 9, 201603/09/2016

Want to Avoid a Late Fee or Obtain a Lower Interest Rate? Just Ask!

Dan Ray, CreditCards.com’s editor-in-chief talks with Les Sinclair bout how to reduce your credit card’s fees and interest rates.

Dominion Virginia Power (use this - sent to us)

Wednesday, March 9, 201603/09/2016

Dominion, James River Association Agree to Wastewater Discharge Plan at Bremo Power Station

Robert Richardson with Dominion, talks with Les Sinclair about the agreement and about a reactivated recycling program.

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