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Tuesday, January 13, 201501/13/2015

Anita Dunbar

Anita Dunbar is the President of CAAR (Charlottesville Area Association of realtors) and joins Les Sinclair to talk about the year end real estate report from 2014.


Friday, January 9, 201501/09/2015

Rick Britton

Today, Civil War historian Rick Britton talks about what was happening in the Civil War 150 years ago this month. Despite brutal winter weather, January of 1865 was filled with momentous events:

1) On the 9th & 11th, the Tennessee and Missouri state Constitutional Conventions voted to adopt amendments abolishing slavery.

2) On the 15th, after a three-day battle involving land & naval units, Fort Fisher, NC, fell to Union forces, thus cutting off the Confederacy’s last major port–Wilmington, NC. Over 10,000 men in the fighting on both sides: casualties totaled about 2,000. One of the Union generals, Adelbert Ames, lived to be 97. He died in 1933. He was the last surviving regular U.S. Army Civil War general.

3) On the 31st the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed by the House on a 119 to 56 vote, thus abolishing slavery. It was not officially law until ratified by two-thirds of the states on Dec. 18, 1865.

4) On that same day, the 31st, Robert E. Lee was made General-In-Chief of Confederate Armies.

Rick Britton’s OLLI at U.Va. lecture series–“Tales of the University”–starts on Thursday, Jan. 15. at Michie Tavern! Lectures include: on Jan. 15, “Edgar Allan Poe at U.Va.”; on Jan. 22, “John Singleton Mosby at the University”; & on Feb. 5, “The 1895 Rotunda Fire.”


Friday, January 9, 201501/09/2015

Jill Schlesinger

Jill Schlesinger, CBS News Senior Business Analyst, talks with Les Sinclair about the economy.

Money In Hand

Friday, January 9, 201501/09/2015

Donna Skeels Cygan

In The Joy of Financial Security, Cygan combines her financial expertise with research from psychology, neuroscience, and economics to shine a light on the complex relationship between money and happiness.

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Thursday, January 8, 201501/08/2015

Frank Friedman

Frank Friedman, President of PVCC joins Les Sinclair to talk about the financial challenges stemming from government cutbacks.


Thursday, January 8, 201501/08/2015

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.

America’s Got Talent Season Six winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. joins Les Sinclair to talk about his upcoming performance at The Paramount.

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Thursday, January 8, 201501/08/2015

Delegate Steve Landes

Delegate Steve Landes talks with Les Sinclair about his town hall meetings and the issues the VA General Assembly will take on when the new session begins on Jan. 14.


Wednesday, January 7, 201501/07/2015

Peggy Woodall

Peggy Woodall is an expert in organization with Closet Factory and joins Les Sinclair with advice on how to be better organized in 2015.


Wednesday, January 7, 201501/07/2015

Claes Bell

Claes Bell, CFA, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the latest Money Pulse Survey. 33% of Millennials don’t have emergency money and what apps are good for helping with your finances in 2015 www.Bankrate.com


Wednesday, January 7, 201501/07/2015

Stephan Cassaday

Stephan Cassaday, President of Cassaday and Company, joins Les Sinclair to talk about your wealth management in 2015. www.cassaday.com.

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