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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.

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Tuesday, June 23, 201506/23/2015

Groundbreaking reproductive research at UVA could lead to a Male contraceptive

John Herr, from the University of Virginia’s Center for Research in Contraceptive and Reproductive Health, talks with Les Sinclair about the groundbreaking discovery in reproductive research that could lead to a male contraceptive.

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Tuesday, June 23, 201506/23/2015

Solarize Charlottesville 2015 has Kicked Off

Andrew Grigsby of L.E.A.P. Charlottesville talks with Les Sinclair about the benefits of solar and how you can get a $20 energy audit.

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Monday, June 22, 201506/22/2015

Celebrating 70 Years as Virginia’s Space Port

NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility is opening its doors to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 27.…

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Monday, June 22, 201506/22/2015

U.S. Existing-Home Sales Increase 5.1% in May

Michael Guthrie, of Roy Wheeler Realty, talks with Les Sinclair about the latest data on the real estate market and what it means to us on a local level.

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Monday, June 22, 201506/22/2015

3,500 Women Run in Charlottesville to Support Breast Cancer Care & Research

Co-Race Director of Virginia’s largest ALL-women’s race, Cynthia Lorenzoni, joins Les Sinclair to tell us about this weekend’s opening for race entries and the changes that you can expect.

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Friday, June 19, 201506/19/2015

Albemarle County Schools, First in Virginia to go Solar.

Matt Ruscio, the Program & Policy Officer for Secure Futures (the Staunton-based company that worked with Albemarle County Schools to install the solar panels) talks with Les Sinclair about how it came about, and what the future looks like

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Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

1-in-3 Don’t Trust Fuel Economy Ratings, Should They?

AAA Mid-Atlantic’s Tammy Arnette talks with Les Sinclair about their finding regarding MPG ratings and and gasoline prices, for travel season.

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Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

Washington Now Faces Capital Murder and Supreme Court Favors a Cville Case.

Gene Everett Washington is accused of murdering Robin and Mani Aldridge last December and he’s now being charged with capital murder. Also, in a unanimous decision today The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a case out of Charlottesville, Virginia. In McFadden v. United States SCOTUS said that the Controlled Substance Act and its Analogue Act require the government to prove that the defendant knew he was distributing a substance that is substantially similar to a regulated substance.

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Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

4 reasons Why Hamilton Should Stay on Money.

Robert Tracinski writes in The Federalist that Hamilton should stay on money and explains why to Les Sinclair.

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Thursday, June 18, 201506/18/2015

Supreme Courts Decides Federal Drug Prosecutors Had Gone Too Far

Rob Poggenklass, Tony Dunn Legal Fellow at the ACLU of Virginia, talks about a case out of Charlottesville, Virginia, McFadden v. United States. They ruled that the government cannot convict an individual of violating federal drug laws if that person doesn’t know the substance is illegal.

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