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Monday, November 23, 201511/23/2015

Stay Alive While You Drive this Holiday

Sgt. Miller Stoddard, of Albemarle Co. P.D. talks with Les Sinclair about officers handing out “W8 2 TXT” thumb bands…


Monday, November 23, 201511/23/2015

Local Orchard Exports Apples to one of the World’s Largest Economies

Cynthia Chiles, of Crown Orchard Company, talks with Les Sinclair about the new deal to export apples to India.


Monday, November 23, 201511/23/2015

The Chamber Business Women’s Roundtable Quadruplicity

Jessica Tiller, with the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce, talks with Les Sinclair about the Quadruplicity event Feb 11, 2016…

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Monday, November 23, 201511/23/2015

Charlottesville City Police Chief Tim Longo Announces Retirement

Charlottesville City Police Chief, Timothy J. Longo, talks with Les Sinclair about his reasoning to retire after 15 years, and…


Friday, November 20, 201511/20/2015

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 soundbites of the week end 11/20/15.


Friday, November 20, 201511/20/2015

Silver Lining Blood Drive Dec. 6th

Lee Silver talks about the Silver Lining Blood Drive, To sign up click here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0a4ea4aa2da20-2015 or email stab.gives.back@gmail.com

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Friday, November 20, 201511/20/2015

Best and Worst Car Insurance Deals

Surprisingly, SUVs and Trucks Are Cheaper to Insure than Sedans. Laura Adams, senior analyst, of insuranceQuotes.com talks with Les Sinclair about auto insurance and how to get the best deals.


Friday, November 20, 201511/20/2015

Toy Lift is soon

Founder of Toy Lift, Tom Powell, joins Les Sinclair to discuss the forthcoming event.

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Thursday, November 19, 201511/19/2015

Kroger Food Drive for Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (Pt. 2)

Les SInclair check back in from Kroger Rio Hill and the kick-off to the 2015 holiday Food Drive to benefit…


Thursday, November 19, 201511/19/2015

The Other Side of Peaceable Farms

Jean Thornton, talks with Les Sinclair about her former horses and the experience she had with Anne Goland of Peaceable…

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