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Tuesday, May 3, 201605/03/2016

Del Toscano on Governor’s Voter’s Right Restoration Order

Delegate David Toscano weighs in on the GOP challenging Gov. McAuliffe’s Rights Restoration order.

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Tuesday, May 3, 201605/03/2016

JMRL participates in Free Comic Book Day

Tim Carrier, from Jefferson-Madison Regional Library, details the activities at JMRL branches on Saturday May 7th, which is Free Comic Book Day. Stop by any JMRL location at the designated time to get your free comic book, while supplies last. All ages are welcome.


Tuesday, May 3, 201605/03/2016


CACVB’s Bri Warner explains the purpose of the Tourism Sponsorship Grant Program is to provide a dollar-for-dollar matched amount of funding up to a maximum of $7,500 for “tourism-related initiatives,” Interested?


Tuesday, May 3, 201605/03/2016

CHS Student Investment Group places 4th in international competition

Daniel Stolkowski, Student Investment Group advisor at CHS and talks with Les Sinclair about the student’s accomplishment. The Charlottesville High…


Monday, May 2, 201605/02/2016

$1000 a Day, in the Month of May, From Virginia529

Kelley Hope, from Virginia529, talks with Les Sinclair about how you could win $1000.00 a day in the month of May, as part of the 529 celebration (which happens annually on May 29).

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Monday, May 2, 201605/02/2016

Virginia GOP challenging Gov. McAuliffe’s Right Restoration Order

Senator Mark Obenshain (R-Rockingham), Chairman of the Senate Courts of Justice Committee and Co-Chairman of the Senate Republican Caucus, explain to Les Sinclair why the House and Senate Republicans have retained Charles J. Cooper to challenge Gov. McAuliffe’s executive order restoring rights for felons to vote.

Driving (clipart)

Monday, May 2, 201605/02/2016

Hike Your Car Insurance When You Make These Minor Driving Mistakes

Laura Adams, Senior Insurance Analyst at insuranceQuotes, explains to Les Sinclair how minor driving infractions will hike your car insurance rates.

Running (clipart)

Monday, May 2, 201605/02/2016

Hospice of Piedmont Run & Remember 5K

Nancy Markos who is the 5K Run and Remember Event Day director, talks with Les Sinclair about the 15th annual Run and Remember 5K. It’s a run and walk on Saturday May 7th in Keswick.


Monday, May 2, 201605/02/2016

New Agri Toolkit for Urban Farmers and Agri-Biz Entrepreneurs

Elain Lidholm of The Virginia Dept. of Agriculture explains to Les Sinclair what the new USDUrban Agriculture Toolkit is all about, for Urban Farmers and Agri-Biz Entrepreneurs.


Friday, April 29, 201604/29/2016

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week

WINA’s Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair with the Top 5 soundbites of the week end 4/29/16.

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