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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.

cars

Monday, August 3, 201508/03/2015

Jim Price Automotive gives to UVA Cancer Center

Jim Price Automotive donates $10,500 to the University of Virginia Cancer Center after their “Drive to 800” event.  The gift…

Radio

Friday, July 31, 201507/31/2015

Top 5 Soundbites of the Week [7/27-7/31]

Les Sinclair gives your the Top 5 Soundbites of the week.

Microphone

Friday, July 31, 201507/31/2015

Do Greene County’s New Public Comment Rules Pass the 1st Amendment Test?

Megan Rhyne, Executive Dir of the Virginia Coalition for Open Government, talks with Les Sinclair about the recently adopted Greene County Rules for Public Comment at the Board meetings.

911

Friday, July 31, 201507/31/2015

Greene County gets Text-to-911

Greene Co Sheriff Steven Smith joins Les Sinclair to describe the County’s new Text-To-911 service.

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Friday, July 31, 201507/31/2015

Charlottesville Fire Department dedicates steel beam from World Trade Center

Chief Charles Werner tells Les Sinclair about the dedication ceremony that took place for the two-ton steel beam from World Trade Center at the new Fontaine Ave. station.

Albemarle County Seal (RG)

Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

Albemarle Civilian Survey Shows Positive Results And Some That Need Work

Lee Catlin Assistant to the County Executive, Albemarle County talks with Les Sinclair about the latest Community Livability

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Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

50th Anniversary of Medicare

Les Sinclair recaps the 50th Anniversary of Medicare being signed into law. Sound from 1965 Lyndon B. Johnson, Ronald Reagan, and today’s Senator Mark Warner and Governor McAuliffe.

Vote Button

Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

Virginia Voting Comes Down to 7 Groups

Tom Kramer of Christopher Newport University details how Virginia voting in the next election will come down to seven specific voting groups.

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Thursday, July 30, 201507/30/2015

The latest case against Rolling Stone.

Legal expert, Scott Goodman, talks with Les Sinclair about the latest lawsuit filed by UVA students (Phi Kapa Psi) against…

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Wednesday, July 29, 201507/29/2015

What’s Causing the Nation’s Heatwave

AccuWeather senior meteorologist at AccuWeather,Bob Smerbeck, explains what’s going on with the High pressure that’s causing the heatwave.

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