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Thursday, October 15, 201510/15/2015

Central VA Military Veterans Job Fair 10/21

Virginia Employment Commission and American Legion are hosting a job fair/hiring event 10/21/15 at the American Legion Post 74, in…


Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

Open Casting Call for AMC’s TURN Season 3

Erica Arvold, talks with Les Sinclair about the Sunday’s open casting call for the AMC tv show TURN: Washington’s Spies…

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Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

Prepare for an Earthquake.

Alison Farole, Assistant Emergency management Coordinator for Charlottesville-UVA and Albemarle, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the “Great Southeast Shakeout”…


Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

“Stop & Knock” Campaign Highlights Fire Safety.

Battalion Chief Rich Jones talks with Les Sinclair what the “Stop & Knock Campaign is all about.

Democratic Debate

Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

Democrats Debate Analysis

Photo: Associated Press/John Locher Geoffrey Skelly, Associate Editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball and UVA Center for Politics, provides expert analysis…

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Tuesday, October 13, 201510/13/2015

Register for Citizen Police Academy by 5pm Friday 10/16

Carter Johnson, PIO for Albemarle County police, joins Les Sinclair to describe the benefits of attending the Citizen’s Police Academy.


Tuesday, October 13, 201510/13/2015

Dr. Marcus Martin receives the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce Citizenship Award

Timothy Hulbert, CEO of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, discusses with Les Sinclair why Dr. Marcus Martin is the recipient of the Paul Goodloe McIntire Citizenship Award.

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Tuesday, October 13, 201510/13/2015

Where do we stand in the quest for the $5 million dollar Energy Prize?

Kristel Riddervold, Environmental Administrator for City of Charlottesville, talks with Les Sinclair about the Georgetown University Energy Prize and how our community stand in its quest to win.


Tuesday, October 13, 201510/13/2015

“A Double-Edged Sword” Why Health Care Costs are Skyrocketing

Health care expert and author Dr. John R. Patrick, tells Les Sinclair, the deductible is a double-edged sword. Dr. Patrick, author of Health Attitude: Unraveling and Solving the Complexities of Healthcare.

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Tuesday, October 13, 201510/13/2015

Black Cat Road in Albemarle is OPEN

Stacy Londrey, with VDOT talks with Les Sinclair about the reasoning behind the upgrade of Rt. 616. The Project came in under budget and earlier than expected.

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