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Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

Washington Now Faces Capital Murder and Supreme Court Favors a Cville Case.

Gene Everett Washington is accused of murdering Robin and Mani Aldridge last December and he’s now being charged with capital murder. Also, in a unanimous decision today The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a case out of Charlottesville, Virginia. In McFadden v. United States SCOTUS said that the Controlled Substance Act and its Analogue Act require the government to prove that the defendant knew he was distributing a substance that is substantially similar to a regulated substance.

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Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

4 reasons Why Hamilton Should Stay on Money.

Robert Tracinski writes in The Federalist that Hamilton should stay on money and explains why to Les Sinclair.


Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

Supreme Courts Decides Federal Drug Prosecutors Had Gone Too Far

Rob Poggenklass, Tony Dunn Legal Fellow at the ACLU of Virginia, talks about a case out of Charlottesville, Virginia, McFadden v. United States. They ruled that the government cannot convict an individual of violating federal drug laws if that person doesn’t know the substance is illegal.


Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

Why didn’t the FED raise interest rates?

CBS Senior Business Analyst, Jill Schlesinger talks with Les Sinclair about the economy.


Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

What you should know about the Juneteenth Celebration.

Glenn Crossman, Director of Programs University of Virginia,talks with WINA’s Les Sinclair about the annual Juneteenth Celebration June 19-20 at PVCC. It’s the celebration of the end of slavery. More info by calling Ms. Turner 434-825-8204 or email tturner@pvcc.edu.

Syringe Needle Medical

Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

Rabies is in our area.

Denise Burns of the Thomas Jefferson Area Health District, joins Les Sinclair to describe the symptoms of rabies in animals and what you need to know to keep yourself and your pets safe.

Chapman Dave 061715 (DZ)

Wednesday, June 17, 201506/17/2015

What you need to know about the Commonwealth’s Attorney Press Event on Martese Johnson Case.

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair to discuss the details about the Martese Johnson press event that was held by the Commonwealth’s Attorney in Charlottesville.


Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

FDA Ban on Trans-fats is a “Horrible Idea”?

National Center for Public Policy Research’s Jeff Stier explains why they think the FDA ban on Trans-fats is a bad idea.


Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

Limit Development on West Main Street

City Councilor, Kathy Galvin, talks with Les Sinclair about the issues that were covered at Monday’s City Council meeting, regarding the West Main Street Corridor.


Tuesday, June 16, 201506/16/2015

The Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler Training Program Starts Saturday

The Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler Training Program’s Pam Whorley “Pink Pammy” talks with Les Sinclair about the 22nd annual training event.

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