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Charlottesville Right Now

Charlottesville Right Now

Weekdays from 4 – 6pm
We go beyond the headlines, digging deeper into stories that matter to you.
It’s local talk, local issues, local radio at it’s very best!
Join NewsRadio 1070 WINA’s Les Sinclair weekdays for the news and newsmakers of the day.
Join the conversation at 434-977-1070
Charlottesville Right Now is Front Page Radio.

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Tuesday, July 22, 201407/22/2014

Jim Tolbert

Jim Tolbert, Director of Neighborhood Development Services for Charlottesville City, joins Les Sinclair to explain what the City Councilors decisions means going forward with the Belmont Bridge.

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Monday, July 21, 201407/21/2014

Melinda Crawford

Melinda Crawford is the the Exec. Dir. or the Charlottesville Airport (CHO) and joins Les Sinclair to talk about the newly raised TSA fees that fliers will experience beginning today.

economy

Monday, July 21, 201407/21/2014

Ann Lang

Ann Lang, Senior Economist with VA Employment Commission, joins Les Sinclair to explore Virginia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment numbers.

belmont_bridge

Monday, July 21, 201407/21/2014

Jim Rounsevell

Jim Rounsevell is a proponent of an underpass replacing the Belmont Bridge. The City Council meets tonight. Jim Rounsevell joins Les Sinclair to talk about how he thinks it’ll go.

Blue Ridge Food Bank

Friday, July 18, 201407/18/2014

Michael McKee

Michael McKee is the CEO of BRAFB and joins Les Sinclair to talk about Restaurant Week. Blue Ridge Area Food Bank receives one dollar from each meal purchased.

USGS

Friday, July 18, 201407/18/2014

Morgan Moschetti USGS

Morgan Moschetti is a research geophysicist at U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). He joins Les Sinclair to talk about the increased possibility of larger and more damaging earthquakes in our area.

Traffic Cones

Thursday, July 17, 201407/17/2014

Russ Rader

Russ Rader is the Senior Vice President, Communications for the IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and joins Les Sinclair to tell us about recommendations for used vehicles for teens.

http://www.iihs.org/iihs/news/desktopnews/iihs-issues-recommendations-on-used-vehicles-for-teens-after-research-finds-many-arent-driving-the-safest-ones

Radio

Thursday, July 17, 201407/17/2014

Jason Konvicka

Jason Konvicka is a partner with Allen & Allen and joins Les Sinclair to talk about the Fridays After Five presentation for their Hometown Heroes.

See all the Heroes here: http://www.allenandallen.com/hometown-heroes/

Virginia Lottery

Thursday, July 17, 201407/17/2014

John Hagerty

John Hagerty is a spokesperson with the Virginia Lottery and joins Les Sinclair to warn us about lottery scams and how you can stay protected.

More info at www.VaLottery.com

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Thursday, July 17, 201407/17/2014

Christina Dimeo Guseman

Christina Dimeo Guseman of the “Fluvanna Review” joins Les Sinclair to discuss latest information on the proposed new development in Fluvanna County.

http://www.fluvannareview.com/

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