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Monday, October 20, 201410/20/2014

Claire Bell Wheeler

Chair of the Albemarle Co. Electoral Board, Claire Bell Wheeler, joins the program for a look at new voter laws heading into mid-term elections.


Friday, October 17, 201410/17/2014

Top 5 Countdown with Dori Zook

Dori Zook joins Les Sinclair to countdown the Top 5 Newsworthy Soundbites of the week.


Friday, October 17, 201410/17/2014

Bri Warner

Bri Warner of the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors Bureau joins Les Sinclair to tell us about a new social media contest they’re conducting with the Shenandoah National Park trust called “where’s The Bear?”



Friday, October 17, 201410/17/2014

Laura Adams

Laura Adams with InsuranceQuotes.com tells Les Sinclair Virginia homeowners who file two homeowner’s insurance claims pay 48% more for their insurance, according to a new insuranceQuotes.com report. That’s well above the national average (20%).

Virginians pay 12% more for homeowner’s insurance after making just one claim (above the national average of 9%).


Friday, October 17, 201410/17/2014

Kym Tyler

Kym Tyler with with The Foundation for Wellness Professionals & Neurologic Relief Center of Central Virginia, talks with Les Sinclair about a FREE Chronic Pain Workshop Oct. 20 1:30-2:30 at Downtown Jefferson Madison Regional Library.

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Friday, October 17, 201410/17/2014

Rob Schilling

WINA’s Rob Schilling joins Les Sinclair with his recent revelations about the “Cell Phone Gate” and the embattled City of Charlottesville Registrar Sheri Iachetta who has additional problems.

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Thursday, October 16, 201410/16/2014

Kelly Deetz

Kelly Deetz, Research Associate for the President’s Commision on Slavery at the University of Virginia, joins Les Sinclair to talk about the candlelight ceremony taking place at a recently unearthed African-American burial site.


Thursday, October 16, 201410/16/2014

Jeff Tennery

Jeff Tennery is the Founder & CEO of Charlottesville based Moonlighting, a mobile marketplace. He talks with Les Sinclair about the new endeavour.


Thursday, October 16, 201410/16/2014

Tammy Arnette

Tammy Arnette of AAA Mid Atlantic talk with Les Sinclair about the new research showing that hands-free devices in the car may have some unintended consequences.


Thursday, October 16, 201410/16/2014

Mary Sandridge

Mary Sandridge, Communications Director Alzheimer’s Association Central and Western Virginia, joins Les Sinclair on Charlottesville Right Now with info on the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® on Saturday, October 18 at Lee Park in downtown Charlottesville.

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