Jul 142013
 

On the July 14th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore discusses local new stories with Courteney Stuart, chief editor of the The Hook, Focusing emphasis on the Undercover ABC agent scandal at the Charlottesville Harris Teeter.

 

May 202012
 

Rick talks with Sean Tubbs, senior reporter with Charlottesville Tomorrow, about the Rt. 29 Western Bypass.

Sean Tubbs joined Charlottesville Tomorrow in 2007 as its first Program Officer. Now Charlottesville Tomorrow’s Senior Reporter,  Mr. Tubbs began his journalism career in 1992 while working for a Virginia Tech school newspaper. He transitioned to radio news and has worked at both non-profit and public radio stations in Virginia, including a stint as news director at WNRN.  His 2001 documentary on Virginia’s Eugenics Movement won a regional Edward R. Murrow Award.  Mr. Tubbs founded the Charlottesville Podcasting Network in 2005 where he pioneered the use of audio podcasts for public media in Central Virginia.

You can read Charlottesville Tomorrow on the web at http://cvilletomorrow.typepad.com/charlottesville_tomorrow_/

 

Mar 252011
 

3.25.11 President and Treasurer of Preservation Piedmont Melissa Thackston and Eryn Brennan join Coy to discuss Preservation Week. Thackston and Brennan first explain what their non-profit, grass-roots organization does for the community before providing some details about the newly-expanded events taking place in honor of Preservation Week.

Mar 242011
 

3.24.11 Associate Professor of Government at Christopher Newport University Quentin Kidd joins Coy to discuss the latest in Virginia Politics. He talks about the significance of the newly proposed redrawing of district lines, and he talks about the process of potentially implementing the plans. Kidd also provides his thoughts on the possible Kain vs. Allen race.

Mar 242011
 

3.24.11 Personal Trainer at ACAC Fitness and Wellness Adam George joins Coy to preview this weekend’s Charlottesville Ten Miler. George talks about the process of preparing one’s endurance for such a long run, and he also gives some eating and sleeping advice to those who will be running on Saturday.

Mar 182011
 

3.18.11 Founder and Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy for another edition of “Fun Fridays with Hawes!” Per usual, no topic is off limits, and some of the discussion points on today’s agenda include Charlie Sheen, the Operation Equinox story, the disappearance of Pat Collins from UVA in 1986, and much more. Also, what is “tripe,” and does Hawes recommend it? Find out here.

Mar 182011
 

3.18.11 UVA Graduate and speaker for NORML Jamie Graham joins Coy for an extended look back at Operation Equinox. This month marks the 20th anniversary of the federal drug raid on a number of fraternity houses. Jamie, an Echols Scholar, was one of the 12 students arrested during the raids, and he was charged with distributing an illegal substance within 1,000 feet of a drug-free school zone. He takes a look back at the situation on grounds, while also making a comparison to the more frequent targeting of African-American communities. Listen in as local callers also share their memories of the events. Graham currently works with the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), and he will also be speaking on Monday right here at the University of Virginia in Gibson Hall at 7 P.M.

Mar 172011
 

3.17.11 Central Virginia real estate expert Jim Duncan joins Coy to discuss the upcoming home buying season. Listen in as Jim answers your questions about the real estate market in Charlottesville and gives potential home buyers advice.

Mar 172011
 

3.17.11 Senior editor and star reporter over at The Hook Courteney Stuart joins Coy to discuss all of the latest local news stories. Today, she talks about her research into the chances of a nuclear disaster taking place right nearby at the Dominion North Anna Power Station. Stuart also explains a recent story she wrote about the controversy surrounding the Haven homeless shelter in downtown Charlottesville.

Mar 152011
 

3.15.11 Founder and Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy to discuss a variety of local news stories. However, as always, no topic is off limits when these two get together. On today’s agenda: stink bugs, direct flights from Charlottesville to Chicago, Coy’s bartending days, and much more.

Mar 152011
 

3.15.11 Chair of the Charlottesville chapter of The Links, Incorporated Joyce Lewis joins Coy to discuss her involvement in the Virginia Festival of the Book. Lewis gives some background on her organization as a national entity and explains what the Charlottesville Chapter is all about. For a complete schedule of the Festival’s events this week, click here!

Mar 152011
 

3.15.11 Co-Founder of Brain, Child Magazine Jennifer Niesslein joins Coy to discuss her new study on how other people’s parenting affects your own. Niesslein talks about how “the unthinkable can become thinkable” when people within circles close to you change. She also tells stories of how she has witnessed child spheres of influence first hand.