Deadline Now l 2012 April May June

  • Views: 151 Deadline Now: Religion and Politics

    Friday, June 29 at 8:30 p.m.

    Religion and politics. It's an issue as old as America itself. Does religion have a role to play in the political world? Should we be uncomfortable when clergy take political positions, or does that necessarily follow from what they believe? Is there any evidence of a government-sponsored "war on religion?"

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  • Views: 108 Deadline Now: Angela Zimmann

    Friday, June 15, 2012

    Angela Zimmann is a Democrat running against incumbent Bob Latta to represent Ohio's 5th Congressional District. The district has been solidly Republican since the Civil War. So, why is Zimmann waging what could be perceived as an impossible quest? What are some of the issues she thinks voters ought to be paying attention to? Jack Lessenberry finds out.

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  • Views: 276 Deadline Now: Lucas County Land Bank

    Friday, May 25, 2012 at 8:30 p.m.

    The Toledo area, like many older communities, has more than its share of vacant and abandoned properties. The Lucas County Land Bank was created to try to do something about this.

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  • Views: 224 Deadline Now: Anti-Bullying Efforts in Our Community

    Dr. Lisa Kovach, associate professor of educational psychology at the University of Toledo, Police Officer Tim McLeod of the Oregon Police, and Amy Franco, a principal for Washington Local Schools, are this week's special guests. They are all involved in anti-bullying efforts in our community. In this edition of Deadline Now, we explore the causes and effects of bullying and how educators, law enforcement officials, parents and other members of our community are working to eliminate bullying.

    Here are Jack Lessenberry's Final Thoughts for this edition of Deadline Now:

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  • Views: 64 Deadline Now: U.S. Congressman Bob Latta

    Friday, May 4, 2012

    Bob Latta (R), representing Ohio's 5th U.S. Congressional District, sits down with Jack Lessenberry for an in-depth conversation about the economy, job creation, the race for the White House, and many other issues.

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  • Views: 124 Deadline Now: David Davis and Fletcher Word

    Friday, April 20, 2012

    Dr. David Davis, Professor of Political Science at the University of Toledo, and Fletcher Word, Editor and Publisher of The Sojourner's Truth, join Jack Lessenberry for a lively conversation about politics -- national and local.

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  • Views: 92 Deadline Now: Reforming Lucas County Government

    Friday, April 6, 2012

    There are those who think it is time for a major change in the way Lucas County is governed -- and they are making an effort to get a proposal on the ballot in November.

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