The Power of a Veto

Posted by: victorb 3/31/2015 10:10 PM

The Power of a Veto
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Last week, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that he has signed 733 bills passed by the Virginia General Assembly, vetoed 17 and amended 50 others, including tightening ethics reforms.  On today's HearSay we'll take a closer look at the bills that didn't make the cut and consider the Governor's reasoning behind those 17 vetoes. 

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A Flood of New Costs

Posted by: victorb 3/30/2015 10:29 PM

A Flood of New Costs
Monday, March 30, 2015

This April Fool's Day, a congressional act that revised federal insurance premiums goes into effect. Coastal homeowners, including many here in Hampton Roads, don't find anything funny about the new costs. The government is slowly phasing out subsidized flood insurance for more than a million Americans with houses in flood zones who, in some cases, pay half the true commercial rate.  We'll take a closer look at the local impacts of the new rates and hear how residents across our region are bracing for the flood of new costs.

 

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HearSay Famous Pet Health

Posted by: victorb 3/26/2015 10:06 PM

 

HearSay Famous Pet Health
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Not only will our favorite veterinarian, Dr. Phyllis Neumann, be joining us live in studio and taking all your pet health questions--we'll also be talking about some of our favorite famous pets from Hollywood and the small screen.  Who are your favorite famous furry and feathered friends?
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HearSay from the Headlines

Posted by: victorb 3/25/2015 10:08 PM

HearSay from the Headlines
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Join us for another edition of Headlines, when we tackle the latest news headlines that have you talking. This week we'll examine a new Newport News initiative to collect nearly $4 million in delinquent personal property taxes using license plate scanners.  Join us with your thoughts by calling in live at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240. You can also e-mail the program at hearsay@whrv.org or join us on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/hearsaywithcathylewis.

 

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HearSay's Delicious Dish 3/24/15

Posted by: victorb 3/24/2015 12:43 AM

HearSay's Delicious Dish 3/24/15
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

As we spring ahead into a new season, local farmers markets and the restaurants that showcase locally grown and harvested foods and goods are preparing for another banner year.   On this edition of HearSay’s Delicious Dish, our favorite foodie Chef Patrick Evans-Hylton joins us with a panel of guests to talk about the impact these businesses have on the local economy, their relationships with each other, and how the “fruits of their labors” are enjoyed by the public, well beyond the dinner table.

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Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Posted by: victorb 3/23/2015 10:09 PM

Dr. Sanjay Gupta
Monday, March 23, 2015


In advance of his Tuesday talk at the Norfolk Forum, we're joined today by CNN's multiple Emmy-award winning chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta.  We'll discuss his ongoing work as a neurosurgeon and his recent work with friend, and colleague, Miles O'Brien, to help tell his incredible story about loss--and being found.

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William Carrol Writers Festival

Posted by: victorb 3/19/2015 10:11 PM

William Carrol Writers Festival
Thursday, March 19, 2015

 

Next week the Norfolk State University Department of English and Foreign Languages will hold the third annual William Carroll Writers Festival.  The event is a celebration of the unique culture of creativity that was fosters across the campus by the festival's namesake, Dr. Bill Carrol. The festival will feature published writers, professors and poets who will serve as keynote speakers in a series of sessions over the course of three days; they join us today on HearSay to discuss Dr. Bill's legacy and the challenges facing a new generation of writers and poets.

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HearSay Editorial Roundtable

Posted by: victorb 3/18/2015 10:14 PM

HearSay Editorial Roundtable
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

On today's HearSay, we're joined by the columnists and commentators that know Virginia's political machine inside and out. Be sure to tune in for what is sure to be a lively conversation about the issues that dominated the Commonwealth's political landscape at the close of the 2015 General Assembly session.  We'll also look back at the lasting impact of former Virginia Beach mayor, Meyera Oberndorf.

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The Power of a Pub Song

Posted by: victorb 3/17/2015 7:56 PM

The Power of a Pub Song
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

As you St. Patrick's Day revelers raise those glasses and shout out the words to your favorite pub song, have you ever considered the origins of those Irish traditions? Radio personality, and front man of the Irish rock powerhouse, The Fighting Jamesons, Mike Powers, joins us for a history lesson on the origins and meaning behind your favorite Irish pub songs; just in time for your St. Patrick's Day celebration!

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In the (Almost) Spring Garden with Jim Orband

Posted by: victorb 3/16/2015 10:12 PM

In the (Almost) Spring Garden with Jim Orband

Monday, March 16, 2015

Has spring sprung?!  We're trying not to get our hopes up, but our resident gardening guru, Jim Orband, has alerted us to the arrival of buds and the occasional bloom all across Hampton Roads.  We'll find out if it's time to start the tilling as we take all your gardening questions.

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