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.


Thursday, January 15, 201501/15/2015

Scoot Woodruff

Scoot Woodruff, Senior Counsel with Home School Legal Defense Association, joins Les Sinclair to talk about a case in Goochalnd County where a 14 year old is being compelled to face the school board to justify their religious belief in order to continue home schooling.


Thursday, January 15, 201501/15/2015

Lisa Lane

CASPCA’s Lisa Lane joins Les Sinclair to talk about winterizing pets.


Thursday, January 15, 201501/15/2015

Rick Britton

Historian Rick Britton joins Les Sinclair to talk about Edgar Allen Poe at the University of Virginia.

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Thursday, January 15, 201501/15/2015

Susan Elliot

Susan Elliot is the City of Charlottesville Climate Protection Program Coordinator, and talks to Les Sinclair about Cville being a semifinalist in a $5 million energy prize.

Wednesday, January 14, 201501/14/2015

Dr. Robert Roberts

Dr. Robert Roberts, Political Science Professor at James Madison University, joins Les Sinclair to talk about The “Morrissey Matter” in the Virginia House of Delegates.

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Wednesday, January 14, 201501/14/2015

Craig Jennings

Craig Jennings director of Burley Bearettes the Burley Middle School young women’s chorus, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the upcoming benefit concert.


Wednesday, January 14, 201501/14/2015

Ryan Paris

Ryan Paris is a Radiation Safety Specialist and State Radon Coordinator for the VA Dept. of Health Office of Radiological Health, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the hazards of radon gas.


Tuesday, January 13, 201501/13/2015

Artificial Intelligence

Aaron Smith, senior researcher at the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project with Technology is having a big impact on our lives, and it’s likely to have an even bigger impact in the future. And Reporter Larry Miller tell us British academics are probing into whether modern technology is a danger to humans. Les Sinclair talks about Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, Google researchers join forces to avoid ‘pitfalls’ of artificial intelligence.


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Tuesday, January 13, 201501/13/2015

Tim Hulbert

Tim Hulbert, Chamber President, for Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce talk with Les Sinclair about the influx of hotels, this year, and what that means to our economy.


Tuesday, January 13, 201501/13/2015

Rick Jeffrey

President of Special Olympics Virginia, Rick Jeffrey, talks with Les Sinclair about the Special Olympic Event coming to Boar’s Head.

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