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Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

Rick Britton

Today Civil War historian Rick Britton talks about the REAL end of the Civil War


Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

Alex Gilliam

Alex Gilliam, founder of “Public Workshop” talks with Les Sinclair about the “tree houses” that were built at Walton Middle School.

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Friday, May 1, 201505/01/2015

Bri Warner

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Bri Warner announces the 2015-2016 Tourism Sponsorship Program is open.

Fridays After Five

Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

Abena Foreman-Trice

Abena Foreman-Trice talks with Les Sinclair about Friday’s After Five and Blue Ridge Area Food Bank’s partnership to help raise money for the organization.

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Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

Jane Dittmar

Jane Dittmar, Chair of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors, joins Les Sinclair to discuss her decision not to seek re-election in the Scottsville District.


Thursday, April 30, 201504/30/2015

Lee Silver

Lee Silver talks about the Silver Lining Bloodmobile that could win a senior a scholarship.   To sign up click…


Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

Kobby Hoffman

Kobby Hoffman is the President of the Charlottesville National Organization for Women and joins Les Sinclair to discuss the controversial display at the Central Library ” My Body My Choice, Your Body Your Choice”.


Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

Jill Schlesinger

CBS NEWS Business Analyst Jill Schlesinger talks with Les Sinclair about the sate of the economy.

TV what

Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

Mark D. DeBoer

Mark D. DeBoer, MD, of the UVA Department of Pediatrics, who led the research tells us that even an hour of TV could be too much for children, when it comes to obesity.

Woman Running CLIPART

Wednesday, April 29, 201504/29/2015

Catherine Boucher

Catherine Boucher is the Executive Director of Support Services at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital and talks with Les Sinclair about the MJ5K on Saturday, May 2nd – 8 am sharp. On the campus on Martha Jefferson Hospital – Pantops.

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