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  • Views: 163 Deadline Now: Lucas County Children Services

    Friday, September 30, 2011

    Dean Sparks is this week's guest. Mr. Sparks has been executive director for Lucas County Children Services for 14 years. His organization is charged with leading the community in the protection of children at risk. How difficult is that to do in an era of less money and more need?

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  • Views: 375 Deadline Now: Claudia Annoni and Bob Vasquez

    Friday, September 9, 2011

    Deadline Now explores local issues that affect our region, with a special focus this week on the Latino community. Host Jack Lessenberry's special guests include Robert Vasquez, President of the Toledo Public School Board of Education, and Claudia Annoni, Associate Editor of La Prensa. Until recently, Ms. Annoni was the interim director of Adelante Latino Resource Center.

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  • Views: 267 Deadline Now: Rail Travel

    Friday, September 2, 2011

    Where is passenger rail transportation headed in Ohio and Michigan? When and how will high speed rail become a viable option in the Great Lakes States?

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  • Views: 224 Deadline Now: Regional Economic Development

    Friday, August 26, 2011

    Paul L. Toth Jr., Executive Director and CEO of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, and Ford Weber, President & CEO of the Lucas County Improvement Corporation (LCIC) are this week's special guests.

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  • Views: 198 Deadline Now: Autism

    Friday, August 19, 2011

    Deadline Now takes an in-depth look at Autism and finds out what resources are available here in the WGTE viewing area. Guests include Catina Harding, MSW, Executive Director of the Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism, Linell Weinberg, Executive Director for the Autism Society of Northwest Ohio, and Kelly Elton, Community Services Director at Bittersweet Farms.

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  • Views: 309 Deadline Now: Tourism Industry in Ohio and Michigan

    Friday, July 29, 2011

    Summer means memorable vacations and daytrips in both the Buckeye and Wolverine states. How important is travel and tourism to the economies of both states? What's new for travelers this year? Amir Eylon, State Tourism Director for Ohio, and George Zimmermann, Director of Travel Michigan, bring host Jack Lessenberry up to date.

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  • Views: 318 Deadline Now: Great Lakes Issues

    Friday, July 22, 2011

    Jack Lessenberry digs into a variety of issues related to the Great Lakes and its watersheds with Kenneth Kilbert, Director of the University of Toledo College of Law's Legal Institute of the Great Lakes, Keith Kompoltwicz, Meteorologist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Steve Pollick, Outdoors Editor for The Blade.

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  • Views: 253 Deadline Now: Toledo Museum of Art

    Friday, July 15 at 8:30 p.m.

    Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Director Brian Kennedy and Kelly Garrow, Director of Communications for the Museum, join host Jack Lessenberry to share with viewers what's new at the TMA, how the Museum faces economic challenges, and much more.

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  • Views: 167 Deadline Now: Our Nation's Obesity Crisis

    Friday, July 8, 2011

    Obesity rates are climbing at alarming numbers in the United States. Besides harming one's health, obesity affects virtually all aspects of our society and economy.

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  • Views: 324 Deadline Now: China Invests in Toledo

    Friday, July 1 at 8:30 p.m.

    With the Chinese firm Dashing Pacific's purchase of 69 acres of Toledo's east-side Marina District, Deadline Now explores what foreign investments mean for our region.

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