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Fire Trucks City

Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

Firefighters ask you to “Fill the Boot” for MDA

Gilbert Monroe, Albemarle County Professional Firefighters talks with Les Sinclair about the annual campaign for “Fill the Boot” from Friday…


Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

Charlottesville’s “On-Demand Economy”

Jeff Tennery is the Founder & CEO of Charlottesville based Moonlighting, and talks with Les Sinclair about the “On-Demand Economy”…

Old Farmers Almanc

Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

The Old Farmer’s Almanac forecasts the winter and more.

Senior Editor Sarah Perreault The Old Farmer’s Almanac talks with Les Sinclair about what’s in the 2016 edition. Almanac.com

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Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

Do we need to be connected ALL the time?

UVA psychology professor Timothy Wilson joins Les Sinclair with how we seem to need to be continually connected. His initial…

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Thursday, August 20, 201508/20/2015

The latest from Jesse Matthew Hearing

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the latest from the Jesse Mathew hearing. The latest details on shackles, clothing,…

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Wednesday, August 19, 201508/19/2015

A New Program Allows Undergrad Minor in Entrepreneurship

David Touve, assistant professor of commerce and director of the Galant Center for Entrepreneurship.talks with WINA-NEWS about the new undergraduate…

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Wednesday, August 19, 201508/19/2015

Sen. Warner hosts “Gig Economy” Round-table in Charlottesville

Sen. Mark Warner joins Les Sinclair to detail the happenings at the round-table conversation he hosted today in Charlottesville, on…


Wednesday, August 19, 201508/19/2015

Greene Sheriff’s Office Creates Safe Exchange Zone

Greene County Sheriff, Steven Smith talks with Les Sinclair about this idea of creating a “safe zone” for exchanges, whether…


Wednesday, August 19, 201508/19/2015

You need to save more for retirement.

Bankrate.com’s Greg McBride with Les Sinclair on how we’re not saving enough for retirement.

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Wednesday, August 19, 201508/19/2015

Virginia gets an A for Small Biz Friendliness

CRN host, Les Sinclair, talks with Thumbtack Chief Economist, Jon Lieber about why small business owners give Virginia an “A”…

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