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Tuesday, October 28, 201410/28/2014

Mike Basile

Mike Basile of The Jefferson Area Tea Party released a statement today demanding the Charlottesville Electoral Board replace the City Registrar immediately. He explains to Les Sinclair about why.


Tuesday, October 28, 201410/28/2014

Dena Imlay

Dena Imlay, Director of Voter Services of The League of Women Voters Charlottesville Albemarle, joins Les Sinclair for details about Wednesday’s Candidate Forum for U.S. Congress for the 5th District.


Tuesday, October 28, 201410/28/2014

Neil Agustein

Neil Augenstein of WTOP.com talked with Jim Camblos, the attorney of Jesse Matthew. He tells us about the conversation.

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Tuesday, October 28, 201410/28/2014

Keith Smith

Keith Smith is with Roy Wheeler Realty Co, along with CAAR and the Charlottesville P.D. are putting on a couple of safety classes Wednesday 10/29/14 to ensure real estate agents are safer.

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Tuesday, October 28, 201410/28/2014

Scott Goodman

Legal Expert and Local Attorney Scott Goodman talks with Les Sinclair about the next steps regarding Jesse Matthew.

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Monday, October 27, 201410/27/2014

Jake Washburn

Albemarle Country Voter Registrar Jake Washburn talks with Les Sinclair about absentee ballots and new Voter ID laws in Virginia.

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Monday, October 27, 201410/27/2014

John Whitehead

John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute talks with Les Sinclair about their challenge of discriminatory election laws in Virginia and that the Federal Court will not hear the argument until after the November election.


Monday, October 27, 201410/27/2014

Andrea Douglas

Andrea Douglas -Executive Director of the Jefferson School for African American Heritage Center, tells us about the community discussion Oct. 28 6-7 p.m. Reinterpreting Slavery at Local Sites.

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Monday, October 27, 201410/27/2014

Marissa Levine

Virginia health officials are actively monitoring all travelers coming to the commonwealth from West African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak. Les Sinclair shares sound from Secretary of health & human resources Bill Hazel and State Health Commissioner Marissa Levine on what that means for us.

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Friday, October 24, 201410/24/2014

George Solomon

Ben Bradlee’s history in news is going to be celebrated on Sunday at the Newseum in Washington. A special program to remember Mr. Bradlee will take place with a number of notables who will share memories of Ben. George Solomon was a former employee and the Assistant Managing Editor for Sports at the Washington Post. He remembers Ben with fondness.

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