Deadline Now

DEADLINE NOW is a WGTE weekly production that examines political, economic and social issues that affect the entire Lake Erie West region. Host Jack Lessenberry (member of the journalism faculty at Wayne State University, Senior Political Analyst for Michigan Public Radio and Ombudsman for the Toledo Blade) speaks to regional and national leaders in this series.

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Deadline Now: Main Library Renovation


Join Director Clyde Scoles to discuss the renovation of the Main Library

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Deadline Now: United Way Toledo


United Way of Greater Toledo celebrates their 100th anniversary and has a new president

Deadline Now: Invasive Species in Lake Erie


Detection and Prevention of Invasive Species in the Great Lakes

Deadline Now: Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates


Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates

Deadline Now: Pakistani Relations


Pakistani Relations and Current Events

Deadline Now: FISA Courts


Controversies over Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Courts

Deadline Now: Foster Care


Foster Care in Northwest Ohio