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Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

VA Delegate Toscano Agrees with Supreme Court Decision

Delegate David Toscano talks with Les Sinclair about how the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare will impact Virginia.

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Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

Jesse Matthew Hearing Update

WINA’s Dori Zook attended the Jessie Matthew hearing and details the events with Les Sinclair.

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Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

Analysis of the Supreme Court Ruling on the ACA (Obamacare)

CBS News Senior Legal Analyst, Andrew Cohen discusses the latest Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act’s legality.


Thursday, June 25, 201506/25/2015

Summer Forecast Hazy, Hot, Humid and a Chance of PM Thunderstorms

Jerry Stenger, director of the Virginia State Climatology Office, talks with Les Sinclair about the weather patterns and weather records (or lack of). He also gives us the long term summer forecast.

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Wednesday, June 24, 201506/24/2015

What It Will Take to Remove Confederate Flag from Virginia License Plates

Virginia Sec. of Transportation, Aubrey Layne, talks with Les Sinclair about Governor McAuliffe’s decision to remove the Confederate Flag from Virginia licence plates.

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Wednesday, June 24, 201506/24/2015

National Real Estate Numbers Are Up. How’s The Local Doing?

Real Estate Expert Michael Guthrie talks with Les Sinclair about how the national real estate numbers parlay to our local area.


Wednesday, June 24, 201506/24/2015

ACLU of Virginia Commends Governor McAuliffe on Implementing Their Recommendation.

Hope Amezquita, Staff Attorney and Legislative Council for ACLU of Virginia talks with Les Sinclair about the removal of the requirement for individuals with felony convictions to pay their fees, fines and restitution costs before being eligible to vote again.


Tuesday, June 23, 201506/23/2015

Obesity the epidemic, and how to fight it

Kelly Hughes is a Registered Dietitian at Martha Jefferson Hospital and talks about what you can do to stave-off the obesity epidemic. Les Sinclair interviews her on WINA’s Charlottesville Right Now.

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Tuesday, June 23, 201506/23/2015

How to Stay Safe in The Heat & Thunderstorms

Battalion Chief Rich Jones of the Charlottesville Fire Dept. discusses what you can do to remain safe during the heat-wave and what you should know before a thunderstorm power outage.


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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