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Charlottesville Right Now

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Monday, October 6, 201410/06/2014

Tammy Arnette

Tammy Arnette, AAA Mid-Atlantic joins Les Sinclair with tips, for East-West commuters, on how to drive safer with the sun lower in the sky, this time of year.

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Monday, October 6, 201410/06/2014

Andrew Cohen

Andrew Cohen, CBS Legal Analyst, joins Les Sinclair to explain the latest developments in same-sex marriage. The Supreme Court has decided not to hear any of the cases in question.


Monday, October 6, 201410/06/2014

James Sawyer

James Sawyer, the new Blue Ridge PACE director, joins the program in-studio.


Monday, October 6, 201410/06/2014

Dori Zook

Dori Zook, WINA News, joins Les Sinclair to tells us about how the the latest developments from the Supreme Court regarding same-sex marriages are impacting our area.


Friday, October 3, 201410/03/2014

Rick Britton

150 Years Ago This Month: Civil War historian Rick Britton talks about the major event in Virginia in October of 1864–the battle of Cedar Creek. Cedar Creek–fought on October 19, 18 miles south of Winchester–was the last major battle in the Shenandoah Valley. It pitted Confederate Gen. Jubal Early’s force of 18,000 against Union Gen. Phil Sheridan’s army of 30,000. Despite being outnumbered, Early attacked at dawn, catching the Federal soldiers unawares. Early gained ground in the morning–capturing the Federal camps–but was driven from the field in the afternoon when Sheridan dramatically rallied his dispirited troops and counter-attacked. The fall of Atlanta and the victory at Cedar Creek helped Abraham Lincoln win re-election in November of 1864.

FREE Lecture at the Senior Center on October 8 at 6:00 pm: Andrew O’Shaughnessy, the Director of the International Center for Jefferson Studies (at Monticello), will be speaking on “The Turning Point in the Carolinas,” the American victories in North and South Carolina during the American Revolution that caused British General Lord Charles Cornwallis to turn his attention to Virginia. This decision led to Yorktown and British defeat.

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Friday, October 3, 201410/03/2014

Cynthia Fraser

Cynthia Fraser, Associate Professor, at the University of Virginia and expert in Marketing, Consumer behavior joins Les Sinclair with why that song on the TV commercial is ruined by being on there.

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Thursday, October 2, 201410/02/2014

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 collision avoidance systems. Do they work? Will they lower you insurance rates?


Thursday, October 2, 201410/02/2014

Mark Hamrick

Bankrate.com expert Mark Hamrick tells Les Sicnlair he expects Friday’s jobs report to show a rebound.

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Thursday, October 2, 201410/02/2014

Laura Fench

Laura French reporter with WTVR CBS 6 from Richmond joins Les Sinclair with developments regarding Hannah Graham, Jesse Matthew and Randy Taylor and reexamining DNA.

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Wednesday, October 1, 201410/01/2014

Michael McKee

Michael McKee, is the CEO of Blue Ridge Area Food Bank and joins Les Sinclair to talk about how successful Hunger Action Month (September) was and the need for folks to vote, for them to win a $60,000 grant .

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