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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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Thursday, August 21, 201408/21/2014

Yiqi Cao

Yiqi Cao, a fourth-year Jefferson Scholar at the University of Virginia, will speak at TEDx Charlottesville about food culture and its ties to family history.

Money

Thursday, August 21, 201408/21/2014

Jill Schlesinger

CBS Senior Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger joins Les Sinclair to explain what the Bank of America settlement means to you and me.

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Thursday, August 21, 201408/21/2014

W. Bradford Wilcox

Professor of Sociology at UVA Brad Wilcox joins Les Sinclair to explain his research indicating that bigger weddings lead to happier marriages

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Thursday, August 21, 201408/21/2014

Kristen Rabourdin

Marketing Team Leader at Whole Foods Market Kristen Rabourdin explain their new partnership with the Portico Church in an effort to feed the families of Woodbrook Elementary School

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Thursday, August 21, 201408/21/2014

John Whitehead

Founder of the Rutherford Institute and author of A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State joins Les Sinclair to provide his perspective on the events in Ferguson, Missouri

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Wednesday, August 20, 201408/20/2014

Steve Futterman

CBS correspondent Steve Futterman joins Les Sinclair with the latest on the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Wednesday, August 20, 201408/20/2014

Amy Sarah Marshal

Amy Sarah Marshal with Cville Pride joins Les Sinclair with reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision to delay same-sex marriage in Virginia.

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Wednesday, August 20, 201408/20/2014

Lt. Ronnie Roberts

Charlottesville Police Lt. Ronnie Roberts joins Les Sinclair to talk about the heightened school security, because of a threatening note left at one of the City Schools. He also updates us on the stabbing incident on near UVA’s “corner”.

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Tuesday, August 19, 201408/19/2014

Greg McBride

Greg McBride is Bankrate.com chief financial analyst and talks with Les Sinclair about the keys successful retirement savings.

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Tuesday, August 19, 201408/19/2014

Delegate David Toscano

Delegate David Toscano talks with Les Sinclair about his annual constituent survey and the projected budget shortfall in Virginia.

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Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

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