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Wednesday, June 24, 201506/24/2015

ACLU of Virginia Commends Governor McAuliffe on Implementing Their Recommendation.

Hope Amezquita, Staff Attorney and Legislative Council for ACLU of Virginia talks with Les Sinclair about the removal of the requirement for individuals with felony convictions to pay their fees, fines and restitution costs before being eligible to vote again.


Tuesday, June 23, 201506/23/2015

Obesity the epidemic, and how to fight it

Kelly Hughes is a Registered Dietitian at Martha Jefferson Hospital and talks about what you can do to stave-off the obesity epidemic. Les Sinclair interviews her on WINA’s Charlottesville Right Now.

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Tuesday, June 23, 201506/23/2015

How to Stay Safe in The Heat & Thunderstorms

Battalion Chief Rich Jones of the Charlottesville Fire Dept. discusses what you can do to remain safe during the heat-wave and what you should know before a thunderstorm power outage.


Tuesday, June 23, 201506/23/2015

Groundbreaking reproductive research at UVA could lead to a Male contraceptive

John Herr, from the University of Virginia’s Center for Research in Contraceptive and Reproductive Health, talks with Les Sinclair about the groundbreaking discovery in reproductive research that could lead to a male contraceptive.

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Tuesday, June 23, 201506/23/2015

Solarize Charlottesville 2015 has Kicked Off

Andrew Grigsby of L.E.A.P. Charlottesville talks with Les Sinclair about the benefits of solar and how you can get a $20 energy audit.


Monday, June 22, 201506/22/2015

Celebrating 70 Years as Virginia’s Space Port

NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility is opening its doors to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 27.…

Real Estate For Sale Sign

Monday, June 22, 201506/22/2015

U.S. Existing-Home Sales Increase 5.1% in May

Michael Guthrie, of Roy Wheeler Realty, talks with Les Sinclair about the latest data on the real estate market and what it means to us on a local level.

Woman Running CLIPART

Monday, June 22, 201506/22/2015

3,500 Women Run in Charlottesville to Support Breast Cancer Care & Research

Co-Race Director of Virginia’s largest ALL-women’s race, Cynthia Lorenzoni, joins Les Sinclair to tell us about this weekend’s opening for race entries and the changes that you can expect.

solar panel

Friday, June 19, 201506/19/2015

Albemarle County Schools, First in Virginia to go Solar.

Matt Ruscio, the Program & Policy Officer for Secure Futures (the Staunton-based company that worked with Albemarle County Schools to install the solar panels) talks with Les Sinclair about how it came about, and what the future looks like

gas pump

Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

1-in-3 Don’t Trust Fuel Economy Ratings, Should They?

AAA Mid-Atlantic’s Tammy Arnette talks with Les Sinclair about their finding regarding MPG ratings and and gasoline prices, for travel season.

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