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Wednesday, April 13, 201604/13/2016

Friday’s for Food Starts April 15

Abena Foreman-Trice of Blue Ridge Area Food Bank talks with us about the fundraising event at Friday’s After Five.


Tuesday, April 12, 201604/12/2016

Earn 28 Times the National Average on a Checking Account

CRN Host, Les Sinclair, talks with Bankrate.com Chief Financial Analyst, Greg McBride, CFA about the 21 checking accounts offered by U.S. banks and credit unions yield 2% or more.

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Tuesday, April 12, 201604/12/2016

Study finds increased speed limits cause thousands of deaths

New research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds increase speed limits over the last 20 years in the U.S. have caused thousands of deaths. Russ Rader is the Senior Vice President, Communications for the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) and joins Les Sinclair to discuss the IIHS’ latest research.


Tuesday, April 12, 201604/12/2016

Area’s Leading Innovators to be Honored at May 26 CBIC Awards Gala

Tracey Greene, co-chair of the CBIC Awards Gala, chats with Les Sinclair about the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council finalists for its 2016 awards.


Tuesday, April 12, 201604/12/2016

FREE Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s Charlottesville

Doug Barrese, Flavor Guru at Charlottesville’s Ben & Jerry’s talks with Les Sinclair about today being FREE cone day and how it benefits our community.

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Tuesday, April 12, 201604/12/2016

New Prescribing Guidelines to Combat Opioid Abuse

Barbara Brown, PhD, RN the VHHA Vice President of Research, talks with Les Sinclair about these new prescribing guidelines to combat opioid abuse in Virginia hospitals.


Monday, April 11, 201604/11/2016

Virginia’s Gender Wage Gap is Costing Women $13 Billion per Year

Vicki Shabo, VP of National Partnership for Women and families, talks with Les Sinclair about the wage gap in the Commonwealth and it’s cost to Virginian women.


Monday, April 11, 201604/11/2016

Virginia Veterans Guide to Resources

Adrienne Johnson, Executive Director of Virginia Navigator, talks with Les Sinclair about a new resource website designed for veterans… Veterans Navigator. For more info: call Adrienne Johnson 804-525-7735 or visit www.SeniorNavigator.org.

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Monday, April 11, 201604/11/2016

2016 First Quarter Market Report

CAAR President Donna Patton talks with Les Sinclair about the 2016 First Quarter Market Report.


Friday, April 8, 201604/08/2016

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 soundbites of the week end 4/8/16.

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