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Wednesday, April 6, 201604/06/2016

Albemarle Tourism & Adventure Center Hosting Special Program on April 9th

The Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau (CACVB) announces a special program featuring Shenandoah National Park Superintendent, Jim Northup. As with other sessions in this series of free seasonal programs, it will be offered at the Albemarle Tourism and Adventure Center located in downtown Crozet (5791 Three Notch’d Rd). Bri Warner talks with Les Sinclair about that and the Tourism Awards which you can still vote on here: http://www.visitcharlottesville.org/tourismawards/

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Tuesday, April 5, 201604/05/2016

TomTom Founders Festival means FOOD!

Paul Beyer, Founder of Tom Tom Founders Festival, talks with Les Sinclair about the event, in particular the food program.


Tuesday, April 5, 201604/05/2016

Record-setting traffic numbers at CHO Airport

Jason Burch, CHO’s Dir. of Air Service Charlottesville Albemarle Airport, discusses with Les Sinclair the number of passengers passing through our hometown airport.

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Tuesday, April 5, 201604/05/2016

Recap of the Care for Kids Radiothon

Ryan Lightner, joins Les Sinclair to recap the Cares For Kids Radiothon benefiting the UVA Children’s Hospital.

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Tuesday, April 5, 201604/05/2016

Politics 101 Wisconsin Primaries

Geoffrey Skelley, Associate Editor, Sabato’s Crystal Ball University of Virginia Center for Politics, talks with Les Sinclair about the importance of the Wisconsin presidential primary election.

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Monday, April 4, 201604/04/2016

Why Such Cold Weather?

Les Sinclair talks with John Feerick, AccuWeather Meteorologist, explaining the cold night-time temperatures were getting over the next nights, in our area.

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Monday, April 4, 201604/04/2016

$1 Million Grant Goes to Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia

Kate Lambert, Director of Resource Development of Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia, talks with Les Sinclair about the $1 million dollar gift from the Smyth Foundation.

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Monday, April 4, 201604/04/2016

Financial Literacy for Seniors

Dawn Heneberry CTFA, AWMA, CFP®, Client Adviser, President – Charlottesville SunTrust Private Wealth Management talks with Les Sinclair about the things you need to know for Financial Literacy Month. She’s sent to us with the help of The Senior Center.


Monday, April 4, 201604/04/2016

Friday’s After Five Line-up Announced

Kirby Hutton talks with Les Sinclair about the forthcoming events at the of The Charlottesville nTelos Wireless Pavilion, including Fridays After Five, Ryan Adams, Lumineers and more.

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Monday, April 4, 201604/04/2016

Albemarle High Schools Rank Among Some of the Smartest Public High Schools

All three Albemarle Comprehensive High Schools are in the top 5% of Nation’s “Smartest Public High Schools”. Jay Thomas, Principal of AHS, talks with Les Sinclair about the meaning and impact of the latest measurements.

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