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Friday, June 12, 201506/12/2015

June 12, 1776: The Virginia Declaration of Rights is Ratified

Virginia historian Rick Britton talks with Les Sinclair about what happened today in Virginia history: June 12, 1776: The Virginia Declaration of Rights is ratified by the Fifth Virginia Convention.


Friday, June 12, 201506/12/2015


Virginia Film Festival Programmer, Wesley Harris, talks with Les Sinclair about the “call for entries” deadline July 24.

motorcycle tire

Friday, June 12, 201506/12/2015

Motorcycle Safety Day is Monday

Bryan McKenzie, columnist and Business Writer for The Daily Progress who also teaches motorcycle safety, talks with Les Sinclair about Ride to Work Day. Ridetowork.org.

Pipeline (clipart)

Thursday, June 11, 201506/11/2015

New poll shows voters strongly support pipeline construction

Brydon Ross, VP of State Affairs for Consumer Energy Alliance, talks with Les Sinclair about the numbers showing strong support for the construction of the pipeline in WV, VA and NC.


Thursday, June 11, 201506/11/2015

Credit card rewards don’t matter much.

Bankrate.com credit card analyst Jeanine Skowronski discuss with Les Sinclair what would happen if credit card companies stopped offering rewards.

motorcycle tire

Thursday, June 11, 201506/11/2015

Motorcycle Skills Competition

Officer Randy Jamerson, of Albemarle County Police Department talks with les Sinclair about the weekend’s motorcycle skills competition.


Thursday, June 11, 201506/11/2015

Another candidate for Clerk of the Court for Albemarle Circuit Court.

George Foresman has announced his candidacy for the Albemarle County Clerk of the Court. Les Sinclair talks with him about his plans.

Vote Signs (from clipart)

Wednesday, June 10, 201506/10/2015

Clerk of Court, Shipp, is hopeful for re-election.

Clerk of Court, Shipp, is hopeful for re-election.

Debra “Debbie” Shipp, Clerk of Court, Albemarle Circuit Court, announced plans to run for re-election. She’s discusses with Les Sinclair why you should vote for her.


Wednesday, June 10, 201506/10/2015

Weiner gets no new trial and an eight year sentence.

Weiner gets no new trial and an eight year sentence.

Steven D. Benjamin who represents Weiner talks with Les Sinclair about the case. 54-year-old Mark Weiner was arrested in December 2012. Weiner was in Albemarle Circuit Court Tuesday where his attorney had filed a motion to throw out the jury’s verdict. Judge Cheryl Higgins denied the motion and proceeded to sentencing where she gave Weiner a total of 8 years. The jury in the case had recommended a 20-year-sentence. – See more at: http://wina.com/news/064460-no-new-trial-weiner-gets-8-years/

Matthew Jesse In Court 092614 (from SAGA)

Wednesday, June 10, 201506/10/2015

Jesse Matthew enters an Alfrord Plea in Fairfax case.

Jesse Matthew enters an Alfrord Plea in Fairfax case.

Legal expert, Scott Goodman, joins Les Sinclair to explain the events. The plea came after the prosecution rested its case Wednesday with DNA evidence linking him to the September 2005 case in Fairfax. – See more at: http://wina.com/news/064460-matthew-enters-alford-plea/

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