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Charlottesville–Right Now: Ed Murphy joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 232011
 

2.23.11 Professor of Astronomy at the University of Virginia Ed Murphy joins Coy to discuss the latest news from space. Today’s conversation covers NASA’s development plans for a new spacecraft, and the most recent findings from the Kepler Observatory. Murphy also explains the controversy surrounding the “Tychie” planet discovery down in Louisiana.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Hawes Spencer joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 222011
 

2.22.11 Founder and Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy to discuss a variety of local news stories. Today’s conversation covers the weird winter weather, the brush fires throughout central Virginia, Peter Chang finally bringing a restaurant to Charlottesville, why Hawes got suspended from school as a kid, and, on a related note, the proper way to use a stink bomb. Finally, as always, Coy and Hawes play a few rounds of the game sweeping America, Dead or Alive.

Charlottesville–Right Now: John Whitehead joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 222011
 

2.22.11 Founder and President of The Rutherford Institute John Whitehead joins Coy to discuss the story of a young man who recently committed suicide after being expelled from school. Whitehead is representing the family of the Fairfax County boy, Nick Stuban, whose punishment arose from the purchasing of one tablet of a legal drug. The Rutherford Institute is now calling for the school system to rethink its current drug policy.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Endrina Tay joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 222011
 

2.22.11 Associate Foundation Librarian for Technical Services at Monticello Endrina Tay joins Coy to discuss breaking news that after years of research, a group of books from Thomas Jefferson’s personal retirement collection has been uncovered.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Jody Kielbasa joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 222011
 

2.22.11 Director of the Virginia Film Festival Jody Kielbasa joins Coy to preview the upcoming Oscars. Films included in today’s conversation are The Social Network, Black Swan, True Grit, and 127 Hours, among others. The Paramount Theater is hosting an Oscar Night in America screening this Sunday, February 27th, and you can buy your tickets (which include food, wine, and soda) here.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Brian Katulis joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 222011
 

2.22.11 Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress Brian Katulis joins Coy to discuss the ongoing crisis in Libya. Katulis, whose expertise lie in Middle Eastern politics, compares the events surrounding Muammar Gaddafi to the events surrounding Hosni Mubarak in Egypt, and he also explains what Americans should be taking away from both situations.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Sean O’Brien joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 212011
 

2.21.11 Executive Director of the Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier Sean O’Brien joins Coy to discuss the announcement of the new online program at Montpelier.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Dede Smith joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 212011
 

2.21.11 Citizens for a Sustainable Water Supply Plan’s Dede Smith joins Coy to discuss the latest on the water supply plan debate.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Marc Selverstone joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 212011
 

2.21.11 Assistant Director for Presidential Affairs at the Miller Center of Public Affairs Marc Selverstone joins Coy to discuss recently released recordings from the Kennedy Presidential Recordings Program.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Alex George joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 212011
 

2.21.11 Restaurant Consultant Alex George joins Coy to discuss the first “skybar” in Charlottesville coming soon to the Downtown Mall.

Charlottesville–Right Now: David Swanson joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 212011
 

2.21.11 Best-selling author David Swanson joins Coy to discuss the labor unrest in Wisconsin. Be sure to check out his most recent book War is a Lie.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Bob Holsworth joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 212011
 

2.21.11 Founder and President of Virginia Tomorrow Bob Holsworth joins Coy to discuss the candidates for the upcoming U.S. Senate race.