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court trial

Wednesday, August 12, 201508/12/2015

Toscano on the ousting of Supreme Court of Virginia appointee

Delegate David Toscano talks with Les Sinclair about the Republican’s plan to oust the newly appointed Supreme Court of Virginia Judge Jane Roush.

School Bus

Tuesday, August 11, 201508/11/2015

Albemarle County Schools Enter Bus Contract Trying to Save Money

Dean Tistadt, COO of Albemarle County Schools, gives details about how a longer term bus contract may help save $250,000.00 over it’s term, with Les Sinclair.


Tuesday, August 11, 201508/11/2015

India Sims possible contestant on “The Voice”

India Sims interviewed by Les Sinclair about the process she’s going through in her attempt to get on the NBS TV show called “The Voice”

motorcycle tire

Tuesday, August 11, 201508/11/2015

What teens need to know before they take the car to college.

AAA Mid-Atlantic’s Tammy Arnette talks with Les Sinclair about the basics that teens should know before they head off to college with the automobile.

earth globe

Tuesday, August 11, 201508/11/2015

Why did they move the Greenwich Prime Meridian?

Professor Ken Seidelmann, astronomer at the University of Virginia explains to Les Sinclair why the Greenwich Prime Meridian was moved east approximately 102 m.

Money (clipart)

Monday, August 10, 201508/10/2015

The advantages of teens staying on parents car insurance plan.

InsuranceQuotes.com’s, Laura Adams, talks with Les Sinclair about why it’s much cheaper for young adults to stay on parents’ car insurance.


Monday, August 10, 201508/10/2015

Thomas Jefferson Health Dist. receives National Accreditation.

Dr. Denise Bonds, TJHD Health Director, explains to Les Sinclair why the National Accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board is important.


Monday, August 10, 201508/10/2015

University of Virginia taking Breast Cancer Treatment One Step Further

Dr. Shayna Showalter, specializing in breast cancer, talks with Les Sinclair about an advanced treatment of Stage-1 Breast Cancer being…


Friday, August 7, 201508/07/2015

Top 5 Soundbites for the week ending 08/07/15

Top 5 Soundbites for the week ending 08/07/15

Civil War Cannon Picture (clipart)

Friday, August 7, 201508/07/2015

The Battle of Second Manassas

Historian Rick Britton talks about one of the biggest August events in Virginia history: The Battle of Second Manassas (or…

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