Deadline Now l 2009 Oct Nov Dec

  • Views: 558 Deadline NOW: Detroit River Crossing

    Friday, December 18, 2009

    Host Jack Lessenberry takes a look at the continuing controversy over who should build a new bridge over the Detroit River. Journalist and blogger Joel Thurtell, who has been covering this story for years, and Gregg Ward, vice-president of the Detroit-Windsor Truck Ferry, discuss the aged Ambassador Bridge and plans for a replacement or second span.

  • Views: 112 Deadline NOW: Mayor Carty Finkbeiner

    Friday, December 11, 2009

    Carty Finkbeiner leaves office in a few weeks after serving as Toledo's mayor for 12 of the last 16 years. What are his plans for the future? What advice would he give mayor-elect Mike Bell? And how does he think history will assess his long and tumultuous political career? Carty Finkbeiner joins Jack Lessenberry for the full 30 minutes.

  • Views: 180 Deadline NOW: Imagination Station

    Friday, November 20, 2009

    Laurie Hauser, executive director of Imagination Station (formerly COSI Toledo), and David Waterman, the president of Imagination Station's board of directors, discuss the non-profit children's science museum, its revamped hands-on exhibitions and activities and its future.

    On the web: www.imaginationstationtoledo.org

  • Views: 197 Deadline NOW: Tom Troy and Fletcher Word

    Friday, November 13, 2009

    The voters have spoken and Toledo has a new mayor, Mike Bell, as well as a number of newly elected city council and school board members. There were a lot of other local elections, and a statewide referendum on casinos. So why did things turn out the way they did? Deadline Now's team of political analysts, Tom Troy, politics writer for The Blade, and Fletcher Word, editor and publisher of The Sojourner's Truth, join Jack Lessenberry to discuss the election results.

  • Views: 111 Deadline NOW: H1N1 Virus

    Friday, November 6, 2009

    Dr. David Grossman, Lucas County Health Commissioner, and Kathy Silvestri, Director of Health Planning and Northwest Ohio Health Care System Coordinator for Disaster Preparedness for the Hospital Council for Northwest Ohio, discuss the H1N1, or swine flu pandemic.

    On the web: www.lucascountyhealth.com

  • Views: 119 Deadline NOW: Freedom House

    Friday, October 30, 2009

    Freedom House, located in a century-old building near Detroit's Ambassador Bridge, provides shelter for people who have fled torture and persecution at many places around the world. Deborah Drennan, Interim Director, and two Freedom House residents, are host Jack Lessenberry's guests.

     On the web: www.freedomhouseofdetroit.org

  • Views: 120 Deadline NOW: P.J. O'Rourke

    Friday, October 9, 2009 at 8:30 p.m.

    P.J. O'Rourke, one of America's leading political satirists and best-selling author, is host Jack Lessenberry's special guest this week. O'Rourke's latest book is Driving Like Crazy.

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