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Charlottesville Right Now

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We go beyond the headlines, digging deeper into stories that matter to you.
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Charlottesville Right Now is Front Page Radio.

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Thursday, July 9, 201507/09/2015

First Amendment Gets Even More Strained

John Whitehead of The Rutherford Institute, talks with Les Sinclair about the recent cases involving First Amendment rights: Redskins trademark, the Confederate Flag on license Plates, and TRI’s case involving “The Slants” and what it means to free speech.

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Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

Heroin Use On The Rise in Virginia

Tim Heaphy (fmr U.S. Attorney) spoke with Les Sinclair about the growing use of heroin in Virginia. (Tim Heaphy was a U.S. Attorney at the time of the recording)

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Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

New Study Questions Economic Impact of Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Lou Freeman of the Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance discusses, with Les Sinclair, the latest finding from Synapse Energy Economics indicating ACP’s economic benefits are overstated.

REDSKINS LOGO

Wednesday, July 8, 201507/08/2015

Redskins lose trademark. Now what?

Legal expert on Intellectual Property & Copyright, Amy Marino, with Williams Mullen, gives analysis on the Washington Redskins trademark cancellation with Les Sinclair on Charlottesville Right Now.

Senior Center

Tuesday, July 7, 201507/07/2015

Senior Center Hosts White House Conference on Aging Viewing and Panel

Peter Thompson, Exec. Dir. of Senior Center, Inc., invites you to watch and participate in the White House Conference on Aging, one day conference on July 13th at the Senior Center.

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Tuesday, July 7, 201507/07/2015

Your Old Fridge Could Be Costing You

Bill Blackwell, Program Director of Energy Conservation at Dominion Virginia Power talks about a new program that may help you get rid of that old refrigerator.

Airplane

Tuesday, July 7, 201507/07/2015

“Threat” returns plane to Charlottesville Airport

WINA’s Rob Graham talks with Les Sinclair about the threat that turned around an airplane flying out of the Charlottesville-Albemarle regional Airport.

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Thursday, July 2, 201507/02/2015

Analysis of the June Jobs Report

Bankrate.com Washington Bureau Chief Mark Hamrick discusses with Les Sinclair the June Jobs Report.

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Thursday, July 2, 201507/02/2015

UVA Center for Politics on Webb and Christie Presidential Runs

Geoffrey Skelley, Associate Editor, Sabato’s Crystal Ball at University of Virginia Center for Politics talks with Les Sinclair about the latest candidates to announce runs in the 2016 Presidential race.

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Thursday, July 2, 201507/02/2015

Local Involvement in the Pluto Flyby

Alan Howard, a planetary geologist in the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Virginia, talks with Les Sinclair about the New Horizons spacecraft flyby and image translation that he’ll be involved with interpreting this summer.

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The Albemarle Police Department says officers often have to respond to calls in which a person is armed and dangerous, and such calls are becoming more and more frequent.

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.