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: Homeless Children


Homeless Children in Our Area

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Deadline Now: Health Care Reform


We discuss health care reform locally.

Deadline Now: Public Health


Toledo Lucas County Public Health department deals with flu and other epidemics.

Deadline Now: The Chuck Ealey Foundation


Chuck Ealey's foundation helps students find their undefeated spirit.

Deadline Now: Mayor Kapszukiewicz


Mayor Kapszukiewicz discusses his priorities for the next four years.

Deadline Now: Tax Reform


Local Implications to Tax Reform.

Deadline Now: Canadian Relations


Canadian Relations and NAFTA