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Wednesday, August 26, 201508/26/2015

Update from Charlottesville City Manager

Maurice Jones, Charlottesville City manager talks with Les Sinclair about various topics concerning the City.


Tuesday, August 25, 201508/25/2015

One way Virginia preserves jobs and tax revenue

Secretary of Commerce and Trade, Maurice Jones, talks with Les Sinclair about the Going Global Defense Initiative. How it preserves jobs and replaces declining state tax revenues.

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Tuesday, August 25, 201508/25/2015

How to Help The Crows

Mary Miller, talks about how the Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary helps the crows (and other animals) in our area that are injured or in need.

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Tuesday, August 25, 201508/25/2015

Albemarle Sheriff Harding with important events for the community

Sheriff Chip Harding, Albemarle County, talks with Les Sinclair about the Special First Time Hunter Safety Course on 8/29 & 8/20, and the Good News Jail & Prison Ministry Golf Tournament on September 14.


Tuesday, August 25, 201508/25/2015

The First Interview with Charlottesville’s New Fire Chief

City of Charlottesville’s new Fire Chief, Andrew Baxter, gives his first interview as new Chief to Les Sinclair. He talks about his experience and his hopes for the future in Charlottesville.


Monday, August 24, 201508/24/2015

How to buy your next car or truck

Tom Gallagher, BBB president & CEO, talks with Les Sinclair about the new Auto Transaction Resource Page and other scams to beware of.

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Monday, August 24, 201508/24/2015

Tony Hawk’s $25,000 grant for C’ville Skate Park

Peter Whitley, Programs Director of the Tony Hawk Foundation, talks with Les Sinclair about the $25,000.00 grant to the skate…

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Monday, August 24, 201508/24/2015

Free Admission to Shenandoah National Park Tuesday

Justine Chorley, with National Park Service, talks with Les Sinclair about the Founders Day celebration at Shenandoah National Park. Tuesday…


Monday, August 24, 201508/24/2015

Financial Markets in a tizzy

CBS News Financial Adviser, Jason Brooks, discusses the roller-coaster ride of the stock market with Les Sinclair.


Friday, August 21, 201508/21/2015

Top 5 Soundbites of the week 8/21/15

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 Soundbites of the week ending 8/21/15

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