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Charlottesville Right Now

Weekdays from 4 – 6pm
We go beyond the headlines, digging deeper into stories that matter to you.
It’s local talk, local issues, local radio at it’s very best!
Join NewsRadio 1070 WINA’s Les Sinclair weekdays for the news and newsmakers of the day.
Join the conversation at 434-977-1070
Charlottesville Right Now is Front Page Radio.

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Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

Drone safety research approved at PVCC

Charles Werner, retired fire chief of the City of Charlottesville and consultant to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) was a contributor and senior adviser in the development of the curriculum. Classes start May 9, 2016

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Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

The FED has a Credibility Problem

Greg McBride, CFA (Bankrate.com’s chief financial analyst), checks in with Les Sinclair on the outset of the two-day Federal Reserve Meeting.

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Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

Virginia youth survey shows marked improvement

Danielle Henderson, Population Heath Survey Supervisor for Virginia Department of Health talks with Les Sinclair about the 2015 Virginia youth Survey showing improved health behaviors in Virginia High Schools.

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Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

“Thank a Teacher” with VA Lottery

Paula Otto, Exec. Dir., of Virginia Lottery talks with Les Sinclair about how you can “Thank a Teacher” and help them get entered into a great giveaway. www.VaLottery.com

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Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

ProPublica, University of Virginia to Host Talk about Reporting on Rape

T. Christian Miller, ProPublica senior reporter; talks with Les Sinclair about the examination of reporting on rape. It’sThursday, April 28 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at University of Virginia, Wilson Hall, Rm. 301, 115 Ruppel Drive, Charlottesville, VA

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Monday, April 25, 201604/25/2016

The City of Charlottesville Revives the Community Bridge Builder Award After Hiatus

Charlene Green, Charlottesville Office of Human Rights, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the event where area citizens in remember namesake of the West Main Street bridge, Drewary J. Brown, on April 25th from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at the Carver Recreation Center.

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Monday, April 25, 201604/25/2016

Wordplay is Charlottesville’s Own Live Game Show

Amie Whittemore, with Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle talks with Les Sinclair about its ninth annual “Wordplay” fundraising event. Wordplay, the ultimate live game show of cultural literacy, will be held at the Paramount Theater on April 27, 2016 at 7:00 p.m.

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Friday, April 22, 201604/22/2016

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 soundbites of the week end 4/22/16.

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Friday, April 22, 201604/22/2016

Friday Update on the Rocky Mtn Fire in Shenandoah Nat. Park

Gil Knight, with National Park Service, updates Les Sinclair with the latest information on the more than 7000 acre fire in Shenandoah National Park.

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Friday, April 22, 201604/22/2016

ALCU reacts to this weeks headlines

Bill Farrar, Director, Public Policy and Communications, ACLU of Virginia, chats with Les Sinclair about some of the headlines this week, including: Transgender Restroom Access Case, the Governor’s Executive order on voting rights and the “electric chair bill”.

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