Friday, January 22 at 10:00 p.m.
Local, state and national politics are this week's topics with guests Tom Troy, politics writer for The Blade, and Fletcher Word, editor and publisher of The Sojourner's Truth.
This week's episode of Deadline NOW airs at the special time of 10:00 p.m. so that WGTE may participate in Hope for Haiti Now, the global fundraising telethon for Haitian earthquake relief.
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Friday, February 3, 2012
Award-winning author and writer Steve Pollick was The Blade's Outdoors Editor for 30 years. He retired last year after traveling the world on assignments for the newspaper. A fellow of the Explorers Club in New York, Mr. Pollick is the author of two collections of nature essays. His newest book is The Best of the Outdoors Page: Celebrating 15 Years of Nature in Northwest Ohio and Beyond, co-authored with Jeff Basting.Read more
Friday, June17, 2011
Tom Walton, Columnist and retired Editor of The Blade and Douglas Neckers, McMaster Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at Bowling Green State University join host Jack Lessenberry to remember the remarkable life of Paul Block Jr. -- civic activist, internationally renowned scientist and co-publisher of The Blade. 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of his birth.Read more
Friday, April 3, 2009
The newspaper isn't what it used to be. In today's recession and with new media capturing the consumer's imagination, newspapers are going online or out of business entirely. Joe Zerbey, President and General Manager of The Blade, and Lonnie Peppler-Moyer, Publisher of the Monroe Evening News, discuss the future of newspapers.
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Friday, August 27, 2010
During this hot summer of 2010, algae warnings have been posted along several western Lake Erie beaches -- believed to be the first such warnings since the 1970s. What is causing the massive algae blooms? What other environmental issues are in the news this summer?Read more
Friday, July 22, 2011
Jack Lessenberry digs into a variety of issues related to the Great Lakes and its watersheds with Kenneth Kilbert, Director of the University of Toledo College of Law's Legal Institute of the Great Lakes, Keith Kompoltwicz, Meteorologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Steve Pollick, Outdoors Editor for The Blade.Read more
Friday, June 24, 2011
It's been more than a year since Lucas County Dog Warden Julie Lyle took office. Host Jack Lessenberry welcomes Julie Lyle, along with John Dinon, Executive Director of the Toledo Area Humane Society, and Blade Staff Writer Claudia Boyd-Barrett to Deadline Now to discuss what progress is being made to control Lucas County's pit bull and stray dog problems, as well as other animal-related issues.Read more
Friday, November 5, 2010
The results of the November 2nd election are in, and it was a huge Republican victory, in Ohio, Michigan, and nationwide. But what does it all mean? Why did it happen? And what's ahead for next year and for 2012? Tom Troy, who covers politics for The Blade, and Fletcher Word, editor and publisher of The Sojourner's Truth, join Jack Lessenberry to sort it all out.Read more