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Charlottesville–Right Now: Bob Holsworth talks Virginia Politics with Coy Barefoot

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Nov 292010
 

11.29.10 Founder and President of Virginia Tomorrow Bob Holsworth joins Coy to discuss all things Virginia Politics. Included among the current events are the future for Tom Perriello, Bob McDonnell’s political identity, and the balancing act between values and smart economics. Get up to speed with state issues, and here the expert opinions here.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Stephen Gutwillig joins Coy Barefoot

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Nov 222010
 

11.22.10 California State Director of the Drug Policy Alliance Stephen Gutwillig joins Coy to discuss the recent defeat of Proposition 19 in California. The referendum, which 46% of the population voted in favor of, would have legalized marijuana in the Golden State. The discussion addresses how the movement would affect issues related to law enforcement, addiction, government spending, and much more. Gutwillig argues that the current system is obviously not working, and you can hear his ideas for improvement here.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Charlottesville Mayor Dave Norris joins Coy Barefoot

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Nov 222010
 

11.22.10 City of Charlottesville Mayor Dave Norris joins Coy to discuss the recent deadline placed on the replacement for the Ragged Mountain Reservoir Dam by the state of Virginia. The Virginia Soil and Water Conservation Board in Richmond wants a brand new dam. The alternative choice, which has been unanimously approved by the Charlottesville City Council, calls for an approach that will phase in expansions on the existing dam. Dede Smith from Citizens for a Sustainable Water Supply also chimes in with her thoughts.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Dede Smith talks water supply plans with Coy Barefoot

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Nov 162010
 

11.16.10 Citizens for a Sustainable Water Plan’s Dede Smith joins Coy to talk about the proposal she gave before the City Council last night. Coy and Dede discuss how the results of the 2006 plan have stacked up with ciziten expectations and the counselors’ reaction to her new ideas. The conversation takes stock of where the community stands at present in order to then look at what changes need to be made.

Nov 162010
 

11.16.10 Festival Director Jody Kielbasa joins Coy to wrap up the Virginia Film Festival. Highlighted are Black Swan and Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark, among others. Coy and Jody talk about the experience of being a director in terms of the work that goes in, the satisfaction of pulling it off, and the community response.

Nov 152010
 

11.15.10 Best-selling non-fiction author David Swanson talks with Coy about his upcoming book War is a Lie. The coversation covers a range of topics including the history of war in America, the alleged lies of the Bush Presidency, and what President Obama needs to do to handle today’s ongoing wars. Swanson’s book will be available Monday, November 22nd.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Founder and President of Virginia Tomorrow Bob Holsworth joins Coy Barefoot

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Nov 152010
 

11.15.10 Bob Holsworth is the Founder and President of Virginia Tomorrow a company that examines emerging trends in politics, society and business. He joins Coy to discuss a recent scandal developing out of Richmond surrounding John Forbes, the former Virginia Secretary of Finance. Forbes intends to plead guilty to having run a $4 million scam involving a fake foundation, and all the details are in this conversation.

Nov 092010
 

11.9.10 Charlottesvile Mayor Dave Norris joins Coy to discuss developments in the city’s water supply plan. Mayor Norris talks about his commitment to the water plan and how he believes it can benefit the community. Is the proposed plan right for Charlottesville? How will the public react?

Charlottesville–Right Now: George Gilliam and Christina Lopez-Gottardi of the Miller Center join Coy in studio

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Nov 092010
 

11.9.10 Assistant Director for Public Programs George Gilliam and Christina Lopez-Gottardi of the Miller Center join Coy in studio to preview upcoming events and guests at the Miller Center. They discusspertinent topics in history and politics.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Hawes Spencer of “The Hook” joins Coy to recap the week’s highlights in local news.

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Nov 052010
 

Hawes Spencer, founder and editor of The Hook joins Coy to recap the week’s highlights in local news. Hawes and Coy chat about the Virginia Film Festival and all things local.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Civil War historian Rick Britton discusses the Battle of Fort Stedman

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Nov 052010
 

11.5.10 Rick Britton joins Coy with the countdown of the 25 most important Civil War battles in Virginia. This week Rick recaptures the Battle of Fort Stedman: Lee’s last attempt to break the Petersburg Siege on March 25, 1865.

Charlottesville–Right Now: UVA student Sarah Munford joins Coy to discuss her work in Africa

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Nov 042010
 

11-4-10 University of Virginia student Sarah Munford sits down with Coy to talk about her work in Africa. Sarah talks about her involvement in initiatives based in Uganda and South Africa to bring about global development. Sarah discusses her work with solar panels to bring energy to Africa.