Deadline Now l 2011 April May June

  • Views: 184 Deadline Now: Animal Welfare Issues

    Friday, June 24, 2011

    It's been more than a year since Lucas County Dog Warden Julie Lyle took office. Host Jack Lessenberry welcomes Julie Lyle, along with John Dinon, Executive Director of the Toledo Area Humane Society, and Blade Staff Writer Claudia Boyd-Barrett to Deadline Now to discuss what progress is being made to control Lucas County's pit bull and stray dog problems, as well as other animal-related issues.

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  • Views: 236 Deadline Now: Remembering Paul Block Jr.

    Friday, June17, 2011

    Tom Walton, Columnist and retired Editor of The Blade and Douglas Neckers, McMaster Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at Bowling Green State University join host Jack Lessenberry to remember the remarkable life of Paul Block Jr. -- civic activist, internationally renowned scientist and co-publisher of The Blade. 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of his birth.

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  • Views: 371 Deadline Now: Nuclear Power

    Friday, May 27, 2011

    When a massive earthquake and tsunami struck Japan in March 2011, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant reactors were severely damaged. Here in Ohio, Davis Besse nuclear power station is just 21 miles east of Toledo. It has seen its share of safety concerns and violations in recent years. This week, Deadline Now focuses on nuclear power and its safety.

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  • Views: 345 Deadline Now: Canadian Consul General Roy Norton

    Friday, May 20, 2011

    As Consul General of Canada at Detroit, Roy B. Norton represents Canada in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and Kentucky, advocating Canadian interests in trade, investments, the environment, culture and academic relations.

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  • Views: 246 Deadline Now: Carolyn and Sean Savage

    Friday, May 13, 2011

    Carolyn and Sean Savage had been trying to expand their family for years. When they underwent an IVF transfer in February 2009, they knew it would be their last chance. If they became pregnant, they would celebrate the baby as an answer to their prayers. If not, they would be grateful for the family they had and leave their fertility struggles behind forever.

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  • Views: 310 Deadline Now: Toledo Public Schools

    Friday, May 6, 2011

    Toledo Public Schools are facing a crisis and a challenge like no other in their history. On one hand, they are struggling with declining enrollment and less funding. At the same time, local leadership is attempting to radically restructure the system. Superintendent of Toledo Public Schools Jerome Pecko and Jim Gault, Chief Academic Officer for the system, are Jack Lessenberry's guests this week.

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  • Views: 361 Deadline Now: Donald Buerk and Jack Dempsey

    Friday, April 29, 2011

    Don Buerk, professor of history at Defiance College, and Jack Dempsey, author of the new book Michigan and the Civil War: A Great and Bloody Sacrifice, discuss the Civil War, Michigan's and Ohio's roles in the conflict and much more. 2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, when shots were first fired on Fort Sumter in South Carolina.

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  • Views: 479 Deadline Now: Lucas County Coroner James Patrick

    Friday, April 22, 2011

    From "Quincy" to today's popular "CSI" and "NCIS" television series, forensic medicine has fascinated us. How close to reality are those dramas? What does a coroner really do? Dr. James Patrick, Coroner for Lucas County, explains it all this week.

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  • Views: 356 Deadline Now: Disability: From Institutions to Independence

    Friday, April 15, 2011

    Dan Wilkins of the Ability Center of Greater Toledo and Barbara Floyd, Director of the Canaday Center at the University of Toledo, discuss the history and evolution of disability.

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  • Views: 323 Deadline Now: The Civil War

    Friday, April 8, 2011

    Gerald Bazer, Dean Emeritus of Arts and Sciences at Owens Community College, and Donald Buerk, Associate Professor of History at Defiance College, offer fascinating insights and expert perspectives on the Civil War, which began 150 years ago when the first shots were fired on Fort Sumter, South Carolina. What were the real reasons for the War and what did it resolve?

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  • Views: 411 Deadline Now: Arab Americans in Toledo

    Friday, April 1, 2011

    Dr. Samir Abu-Absi, Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Toledo, has recently authored the book Arab Americans in Toledo, a highly-praised chronicle of Toledo's Arab American experience. He will be joined by Dr. S. Amjad Hussain, retired thoracic-cardiovascular surgeon, columnist for The Blade and the author of Treading a Fine Line: A collection of Opinion Columns with Readers' Comments.

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