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Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

Keeping Homeless Safe and Warm During the Winter

Dawn Grzegorczyk, Director of PACEM, talks with Les Sinclair about how they keep the homeless off the cold streets during the winter and what you can do to help.



Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

How to prepare for the impending snowstorm

Allison Farole Asst. Emergency Management Coordinator Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle OEM/ECC, talks with Les Sinclair about how you can prepare for the snowstorm.


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Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

Power Company Reminds You How to Stay Informed During the Coming Storm

This storm could bring significant accumulations of snow and high winds which could bring down trees and power lines, causing…


Wednesday, January 20, 201601/20/2016

Virginia Hospital Lobby Day Recap

Sean Connaughton, President and CEO of Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Assn. Recaps, with Les Sinclair, the First Annual Virginia Hospital Lobby Day at the State Capitol in Richmond.


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Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

Virginia Tax Season Begins

Paige Tucker, Communications Specialist with Virginia Dept of Taxation, give important information on dates, changes and how to mitigate fraud and ID theft.


Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

National School Choice Week

Shelby Tankersley, the Manager of Communications and External Relations for the National School Choice Week campaign, talks with Les Sinclair about education reform.

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Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

Lockdown Drill at PVCC on Jan 21

Kim McManus, the Vice President of Finance and Administrative Services and oversees public safety at PVCC discuss the lockdown drill with Les Sinclair.

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Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

Winter Storm Approaches

Virginia State Climatologist, Jerry Stenger, has the latest on tracking the storm system that could have a major impact on our area later this week.


Tuesday, January 19, 201601/19/2016

Church A Friendly Force for African-Americans and Latinos

Author and Sociologist, W. Bradford Wilcox, discusses his finding in the new book, Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, Love & Marriage Among African Americans and Latinos.


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Monday, January 18, 201601/18/2016

Possible Significant Winter Storm

AccuWx’s Frank Straight, talks with Les Sinclair about what needs to happen for a significant winter storm to happen later this week.

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