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Money In Hand

Friday, January 15, 201601/15/2016

City Councilor Bob Fenwick on Taxes

Bob Fenwick, Charlottesville City Councilor, talks with Les Sinclair about taxes and his stance on the meals tax.

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Friday, January 15, 201601/15/2016

Landmark Hotel Incident

Charlottesville Mayor, Mike Signer, talks with Les Sinclair about the Landmark Hotel situation and budget meetings.

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Thursday, January 14, 201601/14/2016

Strange Weather Explained.

AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski, discusses with Les Sinclair, the strange weather. There’s a hurricane in the Atlantic , in January, and we’re expecting some arctic weather.

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Thursday, January 14, 201601/14/2016

GOP “Loyalty Oath” explained

Vice Chair of the Virginia State Board of Elections, Clara Belle Wheeler, talks with Les Sinclair about the party affiliation statement or “loyalty oath”


Thursday, January 14, 201601/14/2016

City income inequality on the rise, driven by declining incomes

Co-author of the study, Natalie Holmes, of the Brookings Institution, discusses income inequality in metropolitan areas with Les Sinclair.

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Thursday, January 14, 201601/14/2016

A breakdown of how the POWERBALL benefited Virginia.

Executive Director, Paula Otto of Virginia lottery talks with Les Sinclair about the numbers behind the Powerball jackpot and how it benefits Virginia.


Thursday, January 14, 201601/14/2016

Senator Mark Warner talks tech.

Senator mark Warner, discusses multiple topics with Les Sinclair. State of the Union, Cyber Security, Bi-partisan projects New Year’s Resolutions and more.


Wednesday, January 13, 201601/13/2016

How freaked out should you be about facial recognition?

Jerry Beilinson electronics editor for Consumer Reports talks with Les Sinclair about “Facial Recognition: Who’s Tracking You in Public?” in the latest issue.


Wednesday, January 13, 201601/13/2016

GeroSTAT Forum: The Grand Generation

GeroSTAT Forum: The Grand Generation

Ellen Phipps, of the Alzheimer’s Assn, talks with Les Sinclair about the gerontology forum and film by award winner film-maker Paul Wagner, that takes place on Jan 14 form 6-7:30 at JABA (Hillsdale Dr.).

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Wednesday, January 13, 201601/13/2016

Analysis: Obama’s Final State of the Union Address

Dr. Robert Roberts. Professor of Political Science at James Madison University, talks with Les Sinclair about the President’s final state of the union address and the GOP “loyalty oath”.

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