Charlottesville Right Now

Charlottesville Right Now

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Thursday, February 5, 201502/05/2015

Dr. Stephen Coggeshall

Dr. Stephen Coggeshall, Chief Analytics Officer with “Life Lock”, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the Anthem data breach. The hackers got information including names, birthdays, medical IDs, Social Security numbers, street addresses, email addresses and employment information, including income data.


Wednesday, February 4, 201502/04/2015

Mike Cetera

Mike Cetera is Bankrate.com’s mobile finance analyst and discusses with Les Sinclair the new survey finding half of mobile internet users have used their mobile devices to make a major financial purchase. http://www.bankrate.com/finance/auto/ready-to-buy-a-car-with-your-smartphone.aspx.

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Wednesday, February 4, 201502/04/2015

Jason Williamson

Jason Williamson, professor of information technology in the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce and author of “Getting a Big Data Job for Dummies” talks about big data with Les Sinclair.

road work ahead

Tuesday, February 3, 201502/03/2015

Miriam Dickler

Miriam Dickler, City Director of Communications, talks with Les Sinclair about the Route 250 Interchange Ribbon Cutting.


Tuesday, February 3, 201502/03/2015

John Owen

Taylor Professor of Politics, and a Faculty Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture John Owen joins Les Sinclair to preview the Wednesday, February 4 [from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.], the Miller Center’s AMERICAN FORUM program discussion on confronting political Islam



Tuesday, February 3, 201502/03/2015

Marty W. Mayo

Marty W. Mayo, PhD of the University of Virginia’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the breakthrough found that leads to new understanding of how cancer spreads.


Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

Mark W. Hanson

Mark W. Hanson, with IRS Media Relations, joins Les Sinclair to talk about Identity Protection PINs, Premium Tax Credits, Earned Income Credit and Scams.


Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

Dr. Brandy Patterson, Peter Thompson

Dr. Brandy Patterson, specializing in Cardiovascular Medicine at University of Virginia, joins Les Sinclair to talk about heart health for the 50+ crowd.


Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

Bri Warner

Bri Warner with Charlottesivlle Albemarle Visitors Bureau talks with Les Sinclair about how you can nominate someone for the local tourism recognition awards.

Money In Hand

Monday, February 2, 201502/02/2015

Bob Willingham

Bob Willingham, Albemarle County Assessor, joins Les Sinclair to explain the reassessments on Albemarle County Property Taxes.

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