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Thursday, April 28, 201604/28/2016

It’s Donate Life Month

Dr. Javier Provencio, Director, Nerancy Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit, at University of Virginia, talks with Les Sinclair about the importance of organ donation. April is National Donate Life Month. According to Donate Life Virginia, one person can save up to nine lives through organ donation, restore sight to two people through cornea donation, and improve as many as 100 lives through tissue donations.


Thursday, April 28, 201604/28/2016

UVA Sends Softball Size Plans to Send CubeSat into Space

Christopher Goyne, UVA Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, talks with Les Sinclair about the soft-ball size CubeSat and how and for what it’ll be used.

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Wednesday, April 27, 201604/27/2016

FLUCO High School Speech and Debate Team Heading to Nationals

Craig Edgerton, Theater Director and Speech Coach at Fluvanna County High School, talks with Les Sinclair about the FLUCO Speech team raising funds to travel to CFL and National Forensic League (NFL) Nationals this summer! The team has set-up a Go Fund Me page for their trip.

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Wednesday, April 27, 201604/27/2016

McDonnell is Heard By Supreme Court

CBS News Correspondent, Barry Bagnato, analyzes the Supreme Court hearing of the former Gov. of Virginia, Bob McDonnell’s conviction on political corruption charges. He spoke with Les Sinclair on Wednesday.


Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

Drone safety research approved at PVCC

Charles Werner, retired fire chief of the City of Charlottesville and consultant to the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) was a contributor and senior adviser in the development of the curriculum. Classes start May 9, 2016


Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

The FED has a Credibility Problem

Greg McBride, CFA (Bankrate.com’s chief financial analyst), checks in with Les Sinclair on the outset of the two-day Federal Reserve Meeting.


Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

Virginia youth survey shows marked improvement

Danielle Henderson, Population Heath Survey Supervisor for Virginia Department of Health talks with Les Sinclair about the 2015 Virginia youth Survey showing improved health behaviors in Virginia High Schools.

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Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

“Thank a Teacher” with VA Lottery

Paula Otto, Exec. Dir., of Virginia Lottery talks with Les Sinclair about how you can “Thank a Teacher” and help them get entered into a great giveaway. www.VaLottery.com


Tuesday, April 26, 201604/26/2016

ProPublica, University of Virginia to Host Talk about Reporting on Rape

T. Christian Miller, ProPublica senior reporter; talks with Les Sinclair about the examination of reporting on rape. It’sThursday, April 28 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at University of Virginia, Wilson Hall, Rm. 301, 115 Ruppel Drive, Charlottesville, VA


Monday, April 25, 201604/25/2016

The City of Charlottesville Revives the Community Bridge Builder Award After Hiatus

Charlene Green, Charlottesville Office of Human Rights, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the event where area citizens in remember namesake of the West Main Street bridge, Drewary J. Brown, on April 25th from 6:30 to 7:30 PM at the Carver Recreation Center.

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