Deadline NOW l 2010 Oct Nov Dec

  • Views: 312 Deadline NOW: Toledo Mayor Michael Bell

    Friday, December 24, 2010

    With his first year as Toledo Mayor drawing to a close, Mike Bell joined host Jack Lessenberry to reflect on 2010 and to look forward to 2011.

  • Views: 310 Deadline NOW: Preparing U.S. Students for Success

    Friday, December 17, 2010

    Recent test scores of 15-year-olds around the world find U.S. students improving, but still in the middle of the pack. To prepare students to compete successfully in the 21st century, many educators are stressing efforts to advance science, technology, engineering and math education (STEM), in addition to reading.

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  • Views: 281 Deadline NOW: Jim Caldwell and Ken Leslie

    Friday, December 10 at 9:30 p.m.

    This holiday season, with unemployment hovering around 10 percent, and many neighbors in dire financial straits, Deadline NOW welcomes Ken Leslie, the Founder of 1Matters, and Jim Caldwell, President and CEO of the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank.

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  • Views: 169 Deadline NOW: Economist and Author Charles Ballard

    Friday, November 26, 2010

    Charles L. Ballard is an award-winning Professor in the Department of Economics at Michigan State University. He is a widely-published author whose latest book is Michigan's Economic Future: A New Look.

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  • Views: 416 Deadline NOW: Remembering the Nuremberg Trials

    Friday, November 19, 2010

    This month marks the 65th anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg Trials. Jack Lessenberry discusses the Trials and their legacy and significance with two noted scholars: Dr. Douglas C. Neckers is the Henry T. King, Jr. Fellow at the Robert H. Jackson Center, and Dr. Larry D. Wilcox is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Toledo.

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  • Views: 463 Deadline NOW: Reimagining America's Declining Cities

    Friday, November 12, 2010

    Since World War II, most of America's older manufacturing cities have gradually declined in both people and wealth. But perhaps none have been harder hit than Detroit. Free Press reporter John Gallagher may have some ideas. His new book, Reimagining Detroit: Opportunities for Redefining an American City, showcases the innovative community-building work happening in the city and focuses on what can be done to make Detroit leaner, greener, and more economically self-sufficient. 

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  • Views: 265 Deadline NOW: Analyzing the Election

    Friday, November 5, 2010

    The results of the November 2nd election are in, and it was a huge Republican victory, in Ohio, Michigan, and nationwide. But what does it all mean? Why did it happen? And what's ahead for next year and for 2012? Tom Troy, who covers politics for The Blade, and Fletcher Word, editor and publisher of The Sojourner's Truth, join Jack Lessenberry to sort it all out.

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  • Views: 257 Deadline Now: Rewriting Michigan's Constitution

    Friday, October 29, 2010

    Michigan's current constitution was adopted in 1963. A proposal on this week's ballot called for a new constitutional convention.

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  • Views: 265 Deadline Now: Marcy Kaptur

    Friday, October 15, 2010

    With less than a month to go in the campaign, U.S. Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D), representing Ohio's Ninth Congressional district, joins host Jack Lessenberry for this week's program.

  • Views: 303 Deadline NOW: What's Ahead for U.S. Automakers?

    Friday, October 1 at 9:30 p.m.

    More than a year has passed since General Motors and Chrysler went through bankruptcy and they are still here. But they are much smaller and no U.S. automaker has even a 20 percent share of the market. So where does the industry go from here? And what does the future hold for Ford?

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