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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, March 27, 201403/27/2014

Craig Littlepage

Craig Littlepage, athletic director at the University of Virginia, joins Les Sinclair with the implications of the Labor Relations Board permitting Northwestern University football players to unionize. He also talks about the effects of stipends in Division One.

Thursday, March 27, 201403/27/2014

Robert Taibbi

Robert Taibbi LCSW joins Les Sinclair with how to relive the Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms.

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Thursday, March 27, 201403/27/2014

Christopher Guedri of Allen & Allen

Christopher Guedri of the law firm Allen & Allen joins Les Sinclair What are the implications of the $40 million dollar suit against Virginia’s Alcohol Beverage Control?

Runners

Tuesday, March 25, 201403/25/2014

Maria Bell

Maria Bell is the race director for the Charlottesville 10 miler and joins Les Sinclair to talk about the race this Saturday.

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Tuesday, March 25, 201403/25/2014

Barry Bagnato

CBS News Correspondent Barry Bagnato joins Les Sinclair to talk about the Supreme Court’s employer funded health insurance for contraception case..

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Tuesday, March 25, 201403/25/2014

Tammy Gobert

Les Sinclair is joined by Tammy Gobert of AAA to talk about research they did to find out how electric cars are impacted by cold and hot weather.

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Tuesday, March 25, 201403/25/2014

Willa Neale

Willa Neale is on the Charlottesville City School Board and joins Les Sinclair to talk about the possible time changes for city schools.

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Tuesday, March 25, 201403/25/2014

Gretchen Ellis

Gretchen Ellis is on the Agency Budget Review Team and joins Les Sinclair to talk about that team.

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Monday, March 24, 201403/24/2014

Howard Lagomarsino

Les Sinclair checks in with Division Chief Howard Lagomarsino about a recent string of house fires and what steps we can all take to avoid similar tragedy.

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Monday, March 24, 201403/24/2014

Jan Reed

Piedmont Virginia Community College will host an information session for home schooled students and their parents from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, in Room M229 (Auditorium) in the Main Building on the PVCC main campus at 501 College Drive in Charlottesville.
During the free information session, a panel of current students who were homeschooled and PVCC faculty will discuss their experiences with PVCC and answer questions. In addition, the program will include information about taking classes while completing a homeschool curriculum, or after home schooling.

Other topics to be covered are enrolling in classes, placement testing, transfer information and the College4Kids Summer Career Academies at PVCC.
For more information, please email Jan Reed jreed@pvcc.edu or call 434.961.5263.

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FILE- This is a 1967 handout image from Parlophone of The British group, The Beatles,. From left, are: Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney; and George Harrison. The woman who as a child was the basis for the Beatles song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" is gravely ill. It was thought by many at the time that the psychedelic song from Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Club Band was a paean to LSD because of the initials in the title, but it was actually based on a drawing that John Lennon's young son Julian brought home from school. He told his father the drawing was of Lucy in the sky with diamonds. Lucy Vodden, now living in Surrey just outside of London _ drifted apart after schoolyard days, but they have gotten back in touch as Lennon has tried to help Vodden cope with Lupus, a life-threatening disease.

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