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Thursday, April 14, 201604/14/2016

Charlottesville Chamber Selects Small Business Person of the Year

Frank Squillace, Chamber Vice President, talks with Les Sinclair about the selection of Gregory MacDonald, Exec. Dir. of Michie Tavern as Small Business Person of the Year, and other happenings around the 2016 Chamber Spring Luncheon.

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Thursday, April 14, 201604/14/2016

Supervisors Approve 2 Cents Tax Hike

Albemarle Supervisor Diantha McKeel explains her thoughts on Wednesday’s County Real Estate tax hike.


Thursday, April 14, 201604/14/2016

Tom Tom Founders Festival Underway

Paul Beyer, Founder of Tom Tom Festival, talks with Les Sinclair about upcoming activities surrounding the event.

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Thursday, April 14, 201604/14/2016

New Developments in Eramo’s Case Against Rolling Stone

Scott Goodman, Local Attorney, helps us unpack the latest developments of the UVA Associate Dean, Nichole Eramo’s lawsuit against Rolling Stone.


Wednesday, April 13, 201604/13/2016

Children’s Defense Fund Founder Wins Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership

Marian Wright Edelman is this year’s winner of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Citizen Leadership.

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Wednesday, April 13, 201604/13/2016

Friday’s for Food Starts April 15

Abena Foreman-Trice of Blue Ridge Area Food Bank talks with us about the fundraising event at Friday’s After Five.


Tuesday, April 12, 201604/12/2016

Earn 28 Times the National Average on a Checking Account

CRN Host, Les Sinclair, talks with Bankrate.com Chief Financial Analyst, Greg McBride, CFA about the 21 checking accounts offered by U.S. banks and credit unions yield 2% or more.

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Tuesday, April 12, 201604/12/2016

Study finds increased speed limits cause thousands of deaths

New research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety finds increase speed limits over the last 20 years in the U.S. have caused thousands of deaths. Russ Rader is the Senior Vice President, Communications for the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) and joins Les Sinclair to discuss the IIHS’ latest research.


Tuesday, April 12, 201604/12/2016

Area’s Leading Innovators to be Honored at May 26 CBIC Awards Gala

Tracey Greene, co-chair of the CBIC Awards Gala, chats with Les Sinclair about the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council finalists for its 2016 awards.


Tuesday, April 12, 201604/12/2016

FREE Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s Charlottesville

Doug Barrese, Flavor Guru at Charlottesville’s Ben & Jerry’s talks with Les Sinclair about today being FREE cone day and how it benefits our community.

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