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Friday, October 30, 201510/30/2015

Tax Billing Error in Albemarle County

Lee Catlin Assistant to the County Executive, Albemarle County talks with Les Sinclair about the Albemarle County tax bills that may contain an error.

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Friday, October 30, 201510/30/2015

Robert Tracci for Commonwealth Attorney

Robert Tracci, candidate running for Albemarle County Commonwealth Attorney, talks with Les Sinclair about his race.


Thursday, October 29, 201510/29/2015

Halloween Safety and Smoke Alarm Battery Change This Weekend

Battalion Chief Rich Jones talks with Les Sinclair about what you need to know to be safer with the end…

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Thursday, October 29, 201510/29/2015

Crystal Ball Analysis of the Republican Debate

Kyle Kondik, Managing Editor, Sabato’s Crystal Ball, University of Virginia Center for Politics, talks with Les Sinclair about the Republican…

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Thursday, October 29, 201510/29/2015


Marcella Jost, LCSW, talks with Les Sinclair about hoarding. there’s been a lot of talk about the owner of Peaceable Farms in Orange, VA as possibly being a “hoarder”. Without addressing this case specifically we explore the idea of hoarding.

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Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

Voters Forum for Albemarle School Board Set for 10/29

Dena Imlay with League of Women Voters talks about a voter’s forum, set for Oct. 29, 7pm at Monticello High…


Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

No Interest Rate Hike from the FED

Greg McBRide CFA at Bankrate.com  with Les Sinclair on the FED’s decision to not raise interest rates and what this…

Money In Hand

Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

A Double-Edged Sword” Why Health Care Costs are Skyrocketing

Health care expert and author Dr. John R. Patrick, tells Les Sinclair, the deductible is a double-edged sword.  Dr. Patrick,…


Wednesday, October 28, 201510/28/2015

Albemarle Schools at only 73% Accreditation

Albemarle County School’s Asst Superintendent Dr. Matt Haas talks with Les Sinclair about the County’s 73% accreditation.


Tuesday, October 27, 201510/27/2015

New Public Benefit Company to Produce Water-Disinfecting Tablets Invented at UVA

James Smith, a UVA civil and environmental engineer who played a key role in developing and testing the water disinfectant, talks with Les Sinclair about the Water-Disinfecting Tablets known as “MadiDrop”.

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