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Friday, October 16, 201510/16/2015

Top Five Soundbites for the week ending Oct. 16, 2015

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top Five Soundbites for the week ending Oct. 16, 2015.


Friday, October 16, 201510/16/2015

Governor Defends His Executive Order on Gun Control

Governor Terry McAuliffe, talks with Les Sinclair about his decision to sign Executive Order 50 to prevent gun violence. He talks about who’s to blame for standing in the way of common sense gun control and says the folks who are blocking gun control are the same who are blocking money to fight mental illness.

Money In Hand

Friday, October 16, 201510/16/2015

Is panhandling now legal in Albemarle County?

Attorney Jeff Fogel, talked with WINA NEWS about the County’s decision to stop enforcing a code that prohibits activities on public roadways and medians. This could open the way to panhandling in Albemarle County.


Friday, October 16, 201510/16/2015

RideShare Week is October 19-23

Sara Pennington, TDM/RideShare Program Manager, Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission, talks with Les Sinclair about RideShare Week is October 19-23.


Friday, October 16, 201510/16/2015

Richard Lloyd for Albemarle County Board of Supervisor

Richard Lloyd, Republican candidate for the Rivanna District seat on the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, joins Les Sinclair to discuss his run for office.

Gun Found At CHO on 043014 (from TSA)

Thursday, October 15, 201510/15/2015

Executive Order 50 to keep guns out of the dangerous hands

Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security, Brian Moran, talks with Les Sinclair about Governor McAuliffe’s executive order 50.…


Thursday, October 15, 201510/15/2015

Advances in canine cancer research & Doggie Howl-o-ween

George Benford founder of Doggie Howl-o-ween, the founder of the Amanda Benford Cure for Canine Cancer Fund shares information about an…

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Thursday, October 15, 201510/15/2015

Central VA Military Veterans Job Fair 10/21

Virginia Employment Commission and American Legion are hosting a job fair/hiring event 10/21/15 at the American Legion Post 74, in…


Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

Open Casting Call for AMC’s TURN Season 3

Erica Arvold, talks with Les Sinclair about the Sunday’s open casting call for the AMC tv show TURN: Washington’s Spies…

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Wednesday, October 14, 201510/14/2015

Prepare for an Earthquake.

Alison Farole, Assistant Emergency management Coordinator for Charlottesville-UVA and Albemarle, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the “Great Southeast Shakeout”…

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