Deadline Now l 2014 Jan Feb March

  • Deadline Now: Protecting Lake Erie

    Friday, March 28, 2014

    Lake Erie is not the largest Great Lake but its importance is immense. And it is constantly under threat: from toxic algal blooms, invasive species and other serious problems. What is being done to protect Lake Erie? This week's guests are: Professor Thomas Bridgeman, environmental sciences at the University of Toledo, Eric Kraus, president of the Black Swamp Conservancy and Tom Henry, staff writer for The Blade.

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  • Deadline Now: A Winter for the Record Books

    Deadline Now: Weather Prediction & Climate Change

    Friday, March 21, 2014 at 8:30 p.m.

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  • Deadline Now: Remembering Brian Hoeflinger

    Friday, February 28, 2014 at 8:30 p.m.

    Brian Hoeflinger was just 18 when he died behind the wheel in an alcohol-related auto accident. This week on "Deadline Now," Brian's parents, Cindy and Brian Hoeflinger, join host Jack Lessenberry to share their unimaginably heartbreaking story. And, as the family nears the one-year anniversary of Brian's death, they talk about their commitment to prevent this tragedy from happening to other families.

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  • Deadline Now: A Conversation about Civil Rights in America

    Friday, February 21, 2014

    As the nation marks Black History Month, "Deadline Now" looks at the continuing struggle for equality and justice in the United States, as well as the meaning and relevance of Black History Month in the 21st century.

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  • Deadline Now: Fire Prevention & An Update on Toledo Firefighters' Deaths

    Friday, February 7, 2014

    On January 26, two Toledo firefighters, Stephen Machinski and James Dickman, lost their lives battling a blaze at a Magnolia Street apartment building. Now, the building's owner has been arrested and charged with intentionally setting the fire. This week, we'll get an update on the fire and its aftermath, and learn what we can all do to help prevent fires, from Jamie Ferguson, a public education officer for Toledo Fire & Rescue, and Taylor Dungjen, who covers the police and public safety for The Blade.

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  • Deadline Now: Author Lou Hebert

    January 31, 2014

    Veteran broadcast journalist Lou Hebert has authored a new book, Day by Day in Toledo, a chronicle of the fascinating, significant and even downright weird events from Toledo's past. Mr. Hebert's love for local history can also be found at his local history website,

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  • Deadline Now: Domestic Violence

    Friday, January 24, 2014

    This week, "Deadline Now" discusses the issue of domestic violence. What are the root causes for it? Why is it so prevalent? What can be done to prevent it? Guests are: Toledo Police Department Detective Mary Jo Jaggers, Attorney Tonya Robinson, who specializes in domestic violence law, as well as Lynn Jacquot of the YWCA's Battered Women's Shelter.

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