Deadline NOW l 2010 July Aug Sept

  • Views: 212 Deadline NOW: Philip Markowicz

    Friday, September 24, 2010

    Philip Markowicz was 15 years old when the Nazis invaded his native Poland. His book, My Three Lives, recalls his early childhood, his miraculous survival of the Holocaust and his postwar life in the United States. Mr. Markowicz moved to Toledo in 1950 and owned and operated Phil's TV and Appliances on Sylvania Avenue until he retired in 1987.

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  • Views: 313 Deadline NOW: Drs. S. Amjad Hussain & Fatima Al-Hayani

    Friday, September 17, 2010

    For weeks, much of the news has been dominated by arguments over the so-called "ground zero mosque," an Islamic Center proposed near the World Trade Center site. And there was overwhelming reaction to an obscure Florida pastor's threat to burn copies of the Koran on September 11. Many Americans are uncertain about what most Muslims believe. This week, Dr. S. Amjad Hussain and Dr. Fatima Agha Al-Hayani, two distinguished community leaders join host Jack Lessenberry to discuss the disturbing rise in anti-Islamic sentiment in the United States.

  • Views: 94 Deadline NOW: Lee Fisher

    Friday, September 10, 2010

    This year, Ohio has a rare open seat in the U.S. Senate -- and the campaign is one of the most hotly contested in a long time. Democrats have chosen Ohio Lieutenant Governor Lee Fisher to run against Republican Rob Portman. Lee Fisher joins host Jack Lessenberry this week to discuss the campaign and the issues.

  • Views: 98 Deadline NOW: Governor Ted Strickland

    Friday, September 3, 2010

    Ohio Governor Ted Strickland (D) joins host Jack Lessenberry for an in-depth conversation about a variety of issues affecting the Buckeye state, including economic recovery and jobs, $400 million recently awarded to the state in Race to the Top funds and the Governor's campaign for re-election.

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  • Views: 170 Deadline NOW: Local Environmental Issues

    Friday, August 27, 2010

    During this hot summer of 2010, algae warnings have been posted along several western Lake Erie beaches -- believed to be the first such warnings since the 1970s. What is causing the massive algae blooms? What other environmental issues are in the news this summer?

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  • Views: 773 Deadline NOW: John Dinon and Kelly Ann Rada

    Friday, August 20, 2010

    John Dinon, Executive Director of the Toledo Area Humane Society, and Kelly Ann Rada, DVM, Medical Director for Humane Ohio, discuss a number of animal welfare issues, including the soaring population of feral cats in Toledo, and the recent concessions made by Ohio farmers to restrict the close confinement of chickens, hogs and other livestock.

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  • Views: 566 Deadline NOW: Rich Iott

    Friday, August 13, 2010

    Nobody has come close to beating Marcy Kaptur (D) since her first election to U.S. Congressional District 9 in 1982. But Rich Iott (R), a former grocery chain executive and film producer, is determined to do just that. Iott is host Jack Lessenberry's guest this week.

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  • Views: 150 Deadline NOW: American Red Cross and United Way

    Friday, July 16, 2010 at 9:30 p.m.

    From Haiti to the Gulf of Mexico to Chile to Northwest Ohio, this has been a year of disasters. Some natural and some man-made. Our region was devastated by tornadoes last month. When a crisis strikes, what determines which agency does what? How do they work? And what can we do to prepare for a disaster? Tim Yenrick, Executive Director of the Greater Toledo Chapter of the American Red Cross, and Bill Kitson, President and CEO of the United Way of Greater Toledo are Jack Lessenberry's guests this week.

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  • Views: 570 Deadline NOW: Virg Bernero

    Friday, July 9, 2010 at 9:30 p.m.

    Virg Bernero is serving his second term as mayor of Lansing, Michigan's capital city. And he is one of two candidates fighting it out for the Democratic nomination for governor. His rival is Michigan Speaker of the House Andy Dillon.

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