Wake Up Call: Missing Persons

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Nov 172013
 

On the November 17th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with free lance journalists Hawes Spencer and Barbara Nordin about The story of Patrick Collins, a UVA student gone missing in 1986, The history and latest news on the case and also a look at the missing person stories of Alicia Showalter Reynolds and Katie Worsky.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Hawes Spencer joins Coy Barefoot

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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 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.

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: Hawes Spencer joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 182011
 

2.18.11 Founder and Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy for “Fun Fridays with Hawes.” When Coy and Hawes get together, no topics are off limits, and today is no different. The conversation in this installment opens with a debate over some outdated technologies: 8 tracks vs. cassettes, before moving on to address the closing of Padow’s Deli in Barracks Road, the fattening of America via all-you-can-eat buffets, Hawes the alleged smoothie master’s blender issues, and the local Donald Trump story. Finally, it wouldn’t be “Fun Fridays” without a few rounds of America’s favorite game you haven’t heard of yet: Dead or Alive.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Hawes Spencer joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 162011
 

2.16.11 Founder and Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy to discuss what Donald Trump representatives were doing in Charlottesville today. As it turns out, the real-estate tycoon and television personality wants to buy all of the former Kluge properties in Albemarle County recently lost by Patricia Kluge. Included on the property is a historic mansion called the ‘Albemarle House’ which went on the auction block Wednesday morning. Spencer was present at the events today, and he gives his insights as to what the Donald might have in store for the property.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Hawes Spencer joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 142011
 

2.14.11 Founder and Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy to discuss the latest local news stories. Spencer previews an upcoming story in the weekly newspaper about smokers, who have already been exiled from public places, potentially being kicked out of their own homes. The conversation also touches on the story behind John Whitehead’s upcoming appearance on The View tomorrow morning: a 14-year old Honor student being expelled for shooting a spitball. Naturally, Barefoot and Spencer recount their spitball talents from the elementary school days.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Hawes Spencer joins Coy Barefoot

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Feb 042011
 

2.4.11 Founder and Editor at The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy for “Fun Fridays with Hawes.” For those of you who don’t know, when Coy and Hawes get together, the conversation covers anything and everything. Among today’s topics: the best places to ski, wearing a helmet while riding a bicycle, the classic TV show “B.J. and the Bear,” and a good old fashioned game of “Dead or Alive?” Also, Hawes unveils Charlottesville’s own new version of “Groupon” called The Daily Deal in which a featured restaurant provides coupons for a certain dollar amount of food for half the price.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Hawes Spencer joins Coy Barefoot

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Jan 242011
 

1.24.11 Founder and Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy to continue the discussion of the George Allen announcement. The former U.S. Senator has announced that he will attempt to recapture that title, and Coy and Hawes break down the merits of the Republican candidate. Always a fun guest, Spencer also has witty takes on Allen’s background, Virginia’s natural resources, and…blenders? You can hear all of this and much more, including the latest on Biscuit Run, an explanation of proper ski slope etiquette, and a quick round of America’s favorite game Dead or Alive, right here.

Jan 192011
 

1.19.11 Charlottesville Mayor Dave Norris and Senior Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer join Coy to discuss breaking news no the water supply plan. Last night, a motion asking for a brand new dam at Ragged Mountain passed in the Charlottesville City Council meeting. Hawes was present at the vote last night, and he says this plan is far more akin to the plan proposed by Albemarle County as oppossed to that which Norris was championing, and the merits of each proposal are considered. Last night’s vote seems to have caught the Mayor by surprise, and he reacts to the breaking news in today’s conversation. What does last night’s decision truly mean for the future of water in Charlottesville? Find out, here.

Charlottesville–Right Now: Hawes Spencer joins Coy Barefoot

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Jan 142011
 

1.14.11 Founder and Senior Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy for the latest edition of “Fun Fridays with Hawes.” The conversation starts with weather…but then proceeds to cover just about everything else under the sun. Included among today’s discussion topics: the best way to enjoy a beer, the trio of car fires in Charlottesville, the mystery of the gas pump, what makes a good sitcom, Coke vs. Pepsi, and a disturbing local news story coming out of the Valley. Also, if you haven’t heard America’s new favorite game, Dead or Alive yet, check out today’s edition to find out the status of some beloved celebrities of yesteryear.

Jan 072011
 

1.7.11 Founder and Senior Editor of The Hook Hawes Spencer joins Coy for another installment of “Fun Fridays with Hawes.” Full of anecdotes and tangents as always, today’s conversation hits topics all across the board: from the latest on the Biscuit Run scandal to which Amendment Hawes would chose to write on his chest; from the latest on the Justine Swartz Abshire murder case to the homeless man with the magical radio voice. Also, the two play the newest game sweeping the nation…that you haven’t heard of yet- Dead or Alive. But the most important discovery of the day: did Hawes bring a glove to baseball games as a kid? Find out here.