Deadline Now l 2009 July Aug Sept

  • Views: 167 Deadline NOW: Mike Bell

    Friday, September 25, 2009

    Mike Bell (I), running against Democrat Keith Wilkowski for the office of Mayor of Toledo, is Jack Lessenberry's sole guest this week. Mr. Bell is former Toledo Fire Chief and former Ohio Fire Marshall. Mr. Wilkowski will be featured on Deadline Now on Friday, October 16.

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  • Views: 582 Deadline NOW: LGBT Support Groups

    Friday, September 18, 2009

    Growing up can be difficult for many young people in our community. It can be even more complex if one is lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered (LGBT).

    Fortunately there are groups ready to help young people find support. Brenda Spurlin is the founder of Rainbow Area Youth (RAY), a support group for self-identified LGBT youth and questioning teens.

    Sherry Tripepi is the Executive Director of Equality Toledo, which works for equality for all Ohioans regardless of their marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, through education, anti-defamation efforts and activism.

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  • Views: 263 Deadline NOW: Carty Finkbeiner and Sandy Isenberg

    Friday, September 4, 2009

    Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner and former Lucas County Commissioner Sandy Isenberg join host Jack Lessenberry for a wide-ranging and lively discussion of all things political, including the upcoming Toledo mayoral and city council primaries.

  • Views: 566 Deadline NOW: Defiance College Cambodia Project

    Friday, August 28, 2009

    Defiance College students Laura Derov and Rebecca Zebrowski, with their history professor Don Buerk, recently returned from Cambodia. Their journey was part of the Defiance College McMaster School mission to advance humanity.

    Dr. Buerk and the students each conducted study and research projects and in the process learned a great deal about the people they met and about themselves.

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  • Views: 167 Deadline NOW: BGSU President Carol A. Cartwright

    Friday, August 21, 2009

    Carol A. Cartwright, Bowling Green State University's 10th President, is host Jack Lessenberry's only guest this week. Dr. Cartwright was installed as BGSU's president in January 2009. She was President of Kent State University from 1991-2006.

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  • Views: 207 Deadline NOW: Toledo Walleye

    Friday, August 14, 2009

    The Toledo Walleye face off against the Florida Everblades on the Walleye's state-of-the-art home ice, the brand new Lucas County Sports Arena, on Friday, October 16. Jack Lessenberry gets a sneak preview of the Walleye, the Arena and catches up on the latest on the Toledo Mud Hens and Bullfrogs arena football team with Walleye Head Coach Nick Vitucci, as well as Walleye, Mud Hens and Bullfrogs President and General Manager Joe Napoli.

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  • Views: 276 Deadline NOW: Health Care Reform

    Friday, July 31, 2009

    Dr. Jeffrey Gold, Dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Toledo, and Marianne Udow-Phillips, Director of the Center for Healthcare Research & Transformation and former Michigan Secretary of Health and Human Services, discuss health care reform.

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  • Views: 159 Deadline NOW: Public Libraries Face Severe Budget Cuts

    Friday, July 24, 2009

    Clyde Scoles, Director of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, and Roger Mendel, Director of the Mideastern Michigan Library Cooperative, join Jack Lessenberry to discuss what public libraries are doing to preserve services during this severe recession.

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  • Views: 244 Deadline NOW: Toledo Politics with Tom Troy and Fletcher Word

    Friday, July 17, 2009

    Tom Troy, politics writer for The Blade, and Fletcher Word, editor and publisher of The Sojourner's Truth, discuss the Toledo mayoral race, Nine is Fine, budget turmoil and more.

  • Views: 192 Deadline NOW: Nine Is Fine

    Friday, July 10, 2009

    An issue on the September 15 primary ballot in Toledo is causing controversy. The referendum would reduce Toledo's twelve Toledo City Council positions to nine, eliminating the current six at-large councilpersons to create three "super-district" positions. Joining host Jack Lessenberry to discuss the pros and cons of the issue: Councilman George Sarantou (R-At-Large), Lindsay Webb (D-District 6) and Terry Biel, Democratic at-large candidate for City Council.

  • Views: 1543 Deadline NOW: The Mortgage Meltdown

    Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan are among the areas hardest hit by the mortgage crisis. Many people can be helped if they know where to turn for trusted information. This week's program features Bill Farnsel, Executive Director of Neighborhood Housing Services, Mike King, Credit Counselor for Consumer Credit Counseling Services, and Lucas Rowe, Foreclosure Prevention Advocate for Empowering and Strengthening Ohio's People.

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