Deadline Now | 2009 Jan Feb March

  • Views: 183 Deadline NOW: Entrepreneurship

    Friday, March 27, 2009

    In spite of the current economy, entrepreneurship is alive and, in many cases, doing very well indeed in our region. What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur and what resources are available for budding business ventures? Dr. Rodney Heiligmann, Director of the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Bowling Green State University, Dr. Gene Poor, Ernest & Dorothy Hamilton Professor in Entrepreneurship, and Dr. Rodney Rogers, Dean of the BGSU College of Business Administration, join host Jack Lessenberry for this week's discussion.

    On the web: www.business.bgsu.edu/DallasHamilton

  • Views: 516 Deadline NOW: Kenneth Pargament

    Friday, March 20, 2009

    For more than 30 years, Bowling Green State University Psychology Professor Kenneth Pargament has been studying the connection between religion and mental health. Only in recent years has there been a growing awareness and understanding among Pargament's mental health colleagues of the impact -- for better or worse -- that spirituality can have on patients. Pargament's most recent book, Spiritually Intergrated Psychotherapy: Understanding and Addressing the Sacred, published by Guilford Press, explores the topic.

    On the web: www.guilford.com

  • Views: 149 Deadline NOW: Tourism

    Friday, February 27, 2009

    With spring and summer just ahead, the tourism industry is about to go into high gear. But what is the forecast for tourist dollars in a bleak economy? Emir Eylon, State Tourism Director for Ohio, and Dave Lorenz, Manager of Public and Industry Relations for Travel Michigan, discuss the business.

    On the web: www.DiscoverOhio.com
    On the web: www.Michigan.org

  • Views: 222 Deadline NOW: Don Faber

    Friday, February 20, 2009

    Don Faber, former editor of the Ann Arbor News, discusses his new book The Toledo War: The First Michigan-Ohio Rivalry. The conflict started with a long-simmering dispute over a narrow wedge of land called the Toledo Strip. Early maps were famously imprecise, adding to the uncertainty of the true boundary between the states. When Ohio claimed the mouth of the Maumee River, land that according to the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 fell in the territory of Michigan, the "Toledo War" began.

    On the web: www.press.umich.edu

  • Views: 216 Deadline NOW: Mike Sigov

    Friday, February 13, 2009

    Mike Sigov, a staff writer for The Blade, was a journalist in Moscow. Recently, Russia has been reasserting itself. Is it once again becoming a threat to the West?

    On the web: www.toledoblade.com

  • Views: 154 Deadline NOW: Mayor Carty Finkbeiner

    Friday, January 30, 2009

    Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner and Deadline NOW host Jack Lessenberry discuss the state of the city, the current economic crisis that is affecting every sector of the region, and the Mayor's plans for the future -- will he run again?

    On the web: www.ci.toledo.oh.us 

  • Views: 314 Deadline NOW: Abraham Lincoln's 200th Birthday

    Friday, February 6, 2009

    February 12, 2009 marked the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth. Historians and presidential scholars Gerry Bazer, Dean Emeritus of Arts and Sciences at Owens Community College, and Donald Buerk, Associate Professor of History at Defiance College, discuss Lincoln and his enduring legacy.

    On the web: www.owens.edu
    On the web: www.defiance.edu

  • Views: 180 Deadline NOW: Child Prostitution and Sex Trafficking

    Friday, January 23, 2009

    Toledo has long been a hub for child prostitution and sex trafficking. Why is this so and what is being done to clamp down on this odious trade? Mary Schmidbauer, Director of Second Chance, and Dr. Celia Williamson, founder of Second Chance, a social service program created in 1993 to provide comprehensive services to victims of domestic sex trafficking, are this week's guests.

    On the web: www.secondchancetoledo.org

  • Views: 143 Deadline NOW: The Economy

    Friday, January 9, 2009

    When will the economic crisis begin to recover? What can be done to speed the recovery? Dr. Michael Carroll, Professor of Economics at Bowling Green State University, and Wade Kapszukiewicz, Lucas County Treasurer, offer their insight as they discuss the nation's worsening economy with host Jack Lessenberry

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