Deadline Now | 2008 Apr May Jun

  • Views: 271 Deadline NOW: Dr. Alvin Jackson

    June 13, 2008

    This week's guest is Dr. Alvin Jackson, director of the Ohio Department of Health.

    On the Web: www.odh.ohio.gov

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  • Views: 167 Deadline NOW: Domestic Violence

    June 27, 2008

    Gabrielle Davis, J.D., is director of the Domestic Violence Clinic at The University of Toledo College of Law. In April 2008, Davis was awarded the Public Interest Law Award from Advocates for Basic Legal Equality for her tireless efforts to help low-income and minority victims of domestic violence. Currently she is leading a commnity-wide team that is studying domestic violence homicides in northwest Ohio. Joining Professor Davis is Cary Brown, Assessment Manager for Lucas County Children's Services.

    On the Web: www.law.utoledo.edu/students/faculty/GDavis/DVReport.pdf

  • Views: 136 Deadline NOW: Politics

    May 9, 2008

    Fletcher Word, publisher and editor of The Sojourner Truth, and Tom Troy, staff writer for The Blade join host Jack Lessenberry to discuss this week's primaries in North Carolina and Indiana, and other issues of interest in this presidential election year.

    On the Web: www.thetruthtoledo.com
    On the Web: www.toledoblade.com

  • Views: 174 Deadline NOW: Auto industry, fuel prices

    May 2, 2008

    Fuel prices are rising ever higher and the Big Three automakers are scrambling to stay competitive. Host Jack Lessenberry discusses the auto industry with Brett Smith, a leading expert on the subject. Smith is affiliated with Ann Arbor's non-profit Center for Automotive Research.

    On the Web: www.cargroup.org

  • Views: 109 Deadline NOW: Environment

    April 25, 2008

    This week marks the 38th annual observance of Earth Day. Tom Henry, staff writer for The Blade who has vast experience in reporting on environmental issues, and Sandy Bihn, of the Western Lake Erie Waterkeeper Association, join host Jack Lessenberry to discuss a host of environmental issues.

    On the Web: www.westernlakeerie.org

  • Views: 217 Deadline NOW: Joe Napoli

    April 18, 2008

    Joe Napoli, vice president and general manager of the Triple A Toledo Mud Hens and Toledo's new ice hockey team, the Walleye, is Jack Lessenberry's guest this week. The conversation will include news about the new downtown arena, as well as the Walleye and the Mud Hens.

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  • Views: 204 Deadline NOW: Morris Dees and Kevin Mulder

    April 11, 2008

    Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel for the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Kevin Mulder with Legal Aid of Western Ohio, are Jack Lessenberry's guests this week.

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  • Views: 211 Deadline NOW: John Jones and The Greater Toledo Urban League

    April 4, 2008

    John Jones has just been named the Greater Toledo Urban League's new president and chief executive officer. An accountant by training, Jones is also an associate minister of Christian Temple Baptist Church, where his father is the pastor. Mr. Jones will join host Jack Lessenberry to discuss the Greater Toledo Urban League. They will also reflect on the 40 years since Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968.

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