Friday, October 16

Posted by: tayla 10/16/2009 2:35 AM


Decision 2009: Hampton Roads House of Delegates Races, Part 3
We conclude our coverage of contested House of Delegates races with conversations with the candidates in Virginia's 21st, 64th, 90th, 94th and 100th House Districts. Don't forget to reference our 'Decision 2009' page for details on the candidates. While there you can also access individual candidate interviews and questionnaires we asked all of the candidates to complete.

 

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Thursday, October 15

Posted by: tayla 10/15/2009 2:34 AM


Math & Science Education
Today we host a roundtable discussion on the importance of math and science education, education standards for those disciplines and the efforts underway to encourage greater minority participation and achievement in those fields. Guests: Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, President of The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Mary Sandy, Director of the Virginia Space Grant Consortium which administers the Virginia Aerospace Science and Technology Scholars (VASTS) program, and Jim Batterson, who retired from NASA in April of last year and has been appointed Senior Advisor to the Commonwealth on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Initiatives.

http://www.vasts.spacegrant.org/
http://www.msinnovation.info/index.html
http://www.achieve.org/
Dr. Hrabowski will be speaking at the October 28th Community Matters Luncheon

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Wednesday, October 14

Posted by: tayla 10/14/2009 2:34 AM


Technocentric: Blogging
As we learned through one of our recent WorldQuest Wednesday questions, there are two blogs created worldwide every second. Have you thought about starting a blog? Do you have one that you read faithfully? Today we talk about the phenomenon with Ed Sykes and Sharon Miller Cindrich during our monthly technology show. You can leave your comments on our HearSay blog -
www.hearsay.org!

http://thesykesgrp.com/
http://www.sharonmillercindrich.com/

 

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Tuesday, October 13

Posted by: tayla 10/13/2009 2:33 AM


Segment A: YourSay
Today we open our lines for the first portion of the program to hear what's on your mind. Much is being said about a new MacArthur Center ban on 'unsupervised teens' after 5 p.m. What do you think? Tune in to hear what your friends and neighbors have to say!

Segment B: Senator Mark Warner
Senator Mark Warner will be in Hampton Roads for the 2009 MODSIM World Conference & Expo and while he's in town he's coming by the HearSay studio to talk with Cathy and you, his constituents. We'll talk with him about how his freshman Senate term is going thus far and get updates on the status of the debate surrounding Health Care and more. Join us with your questions at 440.2665 or 1.800.940.2240.

http://warner.senate.gov/public/

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Monday, October 12

Posted by: tayla 10/12/2009 2:33 AM


The State of the Region
Old Dominion University's annual 'State of the Region' report will be released tomorrow. Today we preview the report with Dr. James Koch, President Emeritus of ODU. We'll also discuss one of the topics covered in the report, the growth of the elder population in Hampton Roads, with John Skirven, Director of Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia and Carter Catlett Williams, a counselor who worked with seniors over the span of several decades and saw marked changes in their care.

http://bpa.odu.edu/forecasting/index.shtml
http://www.ssseva.org/

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Friday, October 9

Posted by: tayla 10/9/2009 3:48 AM

Decision 2009: Hampton Roads House of Delegates Races, Part 2
We continue our coverage of contested House of Delegates races with conversations with the candidates in Virginia's 87th, 89th, 91st and 93rd House Districts. Don't forget to reference our 'Decision 2009' page for details on the candidates. While there you can also access individual candidate interviews and questionnaires we asked all of the candidates to complete.

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Thursday, October 8

Posted by: tayla 10/8/2009 3:47 AM

Decision 2009: Hampton Roads House of Delegates Races, Part 1
Election Day is less than a month away and we're bringing you conversations with all of the Hampton Roads House of Delegate candidates. We start today by bringing you conversations with the candidates in Virginia's 80th, 82nd, 83rd and 85th House Districts. Check out our 'Decision 2009' page for details on the candidates. While there you can also access individual candidate interviews and questionnaires we asked all of the candidates to complete.

 

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Wednesday, October 7

Posted by: tayla 10/7/2009 3:46 AM

Segment A: Mark Bowden
Journalist, teacher, screenwriter, author and Atlantic Monthly national correspondent Mark Bowden will be at Old Dominion University's 32nd Annual Literary Festival later this week. The theme this year is "Writers in Peace and War" - we'll talk with Bowden about his works, including the best-sellers Black Hawk Down and Killing Pablo as well as his recent coverage of the newspaper industry. Join us!

http://www.lib.odu.edu/litfest/32nd/index.htm

Segment B: General Anthony Zinni
General Anthony Zinni (USMC, Ret.) is currently the acting president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc. and is the author of numerous books. We talked with him recently about latest, "Leading the Charge", which highlights the importance of strong leadership.

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Tuesday, October 6

Posted by: tayla 10/6/2009 3:45 AM

StoryCorps: Dave Isay
The StoryCorps MobileBooth will be at Town Point Park in Norfolk from October 22 - November 19 to collect an estimated 130 interviews with local residents. Today we'll talk with StoryCorps founder and President Dave Isay about the initiative. Call in with your questions - 440.2665 or 1.800.940.2240!

StoryCorps in Norfolk
http://www.storycorps.org

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Monday, October 5

Posted by: tayla 10/5/2009 3:44 AM

The State of Marital Unions
Much has been made about the state of marriage in America lately, the debate could be summed up by the title of a recent article in TIME magazine: 'Is There Hope for the American Marriage?'. Today we'll tackle that question and others with Nisa Islam Muhammad from the Wedded Bliss Foundation, Dr. Linda Malone-Colon, a psychologist at Hampton University specializing in relationships, and W. Bradford Wilcox Director of the National Marriage Project and a professor of sociology at UVA.

http://www.virginia.edu/marriageproject/
http://www.weddedblissinc.com/
http://www.hamptonu.edu/
Report - The Marriage Index: A Proposal to Establish Leading Marriage Indicators

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