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Friday, August 21, 201508/21/2015

Latest Developments at the Virginia Film Festival

VFF Director Jody Kielbasa talks with Les Sinclair about the latest developments at the Film Festival, including Critic Leonard Maltin and a Partnership with Violet Crown Charlottesville.


Friday, August 21, 201508/21/2015

Is a Regional Transportation Authority a Good Idea for the Charlottesville Area

Albemarle Supervisor, Brad Sheffield talks transportation and the idea of a regional transportation authority with Les Sinclair.


Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

Charlottesville retail economy is doing well

Timothy Hulbert of Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce talks about first half of 2015 retail sales up in our area.

Fire Trucks City

Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

Firefighters ask you to “Fill the Boot” for MDA

Gilbert Monroe, Albemarle County Professional Firefighters talks with Les Sinclair about the annual campaign for “Fill the Boot” from Friday…


Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

Charlottesville’s “On-Demand Economy”

Jeff Tennery is the Founder & CEO of Charlottesville based Moonlighting, and talks with Les Sinclair about the “On-Demand Economy”…

Old Farmers Almanc

Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

The Old Farmer’s Almanac forecasts the winter and more.

Senior Editor Sarah Perreault The Old Farmer’s Almanac talks with Les Sinclair about what’s in the 2016 edition. Almanac.com

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Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

Do we need to be connected ALL the time?

UVA psychology professor Timothy Wilson joins Les Sinclair with how we seem to need to be continually connected. His initial…

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Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

The latest from Jesse Matthew Hearing

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the latest from the Jesse Mathew hearing. The latest details on shackles, clothing,…

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Wednesday, August 19, 201508/19/2015

A New Program Allows Undergrad Minor in Entrepreneurship

David Touve, assistant professor of commerce and director of the Galant Center for Entrepreneurship.talks with WINA-NEWS about the new undergraduate…

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Wednesday, August 19, 201508/19/2015

Sen. Warner hosts “Gig Economy” Round-table in Charlottesville

Sen. Mark Warner joins Les Sinclair to detail the happenings at the round-table conversation he hosted today in Charlottesville, on…

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