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Charlottesville Right Now

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, May 27, 201405/27/2014

Andrew Cohen

CBS Senior Legal Analyst joins Les Sinclair on the topic of the latest ruling from the Supreme Court. They decided that a simple IQ test is not sufficient enough to decide if a mentally disabled individual, on death row, should be executed.

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

Rick Britton

Virginia Historian Rick Britton joined the show to discuss the origins of Memorial Day.

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

John Johnson

Filmmaker John Johnson of Charlottesville joins the program to discuss remaking the “worst movie of all time”: Plan 9 From Outer Space.

(l-r) Jim Haden, president of Martha Jefferson Hospital, PVCC President Frank Friedman and R. Edward Howell, vice president and chief executive officer of the U.Va. Medical Center, sign an agreement that partners the three entities to offer two new fast-track certificates at PVCC

Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

Dr. Frank Friedman

PVCC president Dr. Frank Friedman joins Les Sinclair to talk about the new job opportunities for Central Virginians and tuition increases.

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

Allison Ferole

Allison Farole, Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator joins Les Sinclair to discuss hurricane preparedness and tax holiday.

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Friday, May 23, 201405/23/2014

Anne Holton

Virginia Secretary of Education Anne Holton from the Regional Chamber of Commerce event on Thursday.

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Thursday, May 22, 201405/22/2014

Jonah Newman

Jonah Newman is a database reporter for The Chronicle of Higher Education and joins Les Sinclair to discuss the pay of the Presidents of Virginia’s Colleges

Veteran

Thursday, May 22, 201405/22/2014

Chief Werner

Chief Werner of the Charlottesville Fire Department joins Les Sinclair to share information about a special event taking place at the Paramount Theater in Downtown Charlottesville commemorating the 70th Anniversary of D-Day and our area WWII Veterans.

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Thursday, May 22, 201405/22/2014

AccuWeather’s Dave Samuel

AccuWeather meteorologist Dave Samuel joins Les Sinclair to talk about their predictions for the 2014 hurricane season.

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Thursday, May 22, 201405/22/2014

Annie Rorem

Annie Rorem a researcher with the University of Virginia Weldon Cooper Center joins Les Sinclair to discuss a new report revealing that one in three Virginia children live in economic insecurity.

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11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

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Today in entertainment history: Nov. 26

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

A look at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

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The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

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For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

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Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.