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.

Local Democrats on the future of the party

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Dec 132009
 

At the November 21 Democratic breakfast, a panel of Virginia Democratic Party leaders spoke about the future of the party following the recent and disappointing elections. The panel included:

  • David Brown, Charlottesville City Councilor and Committee member
  • Sarah Buckley, aide to Delegate David Toscano, organizer of Charlottesville-Albemarle Young Democrats and Vice President for Campaigns for the Virginia Young Democrats
  • Anna Scholl, Finance Director for Congressman Perriello
  • Chris Dumler, veteran from the Cynthia Neff campaign and 2008 coordinated campaign
  • Don Mark, Political Director for the Democratic Party of Virginia.

Paul Martin, professor at UVA’s Batten School for Public Policy moderated the discussion.