Protest In America

Posted by: victorb 5/31/2018 10:27 PM

Protest In America

Thursday, May 31, 2018

The NFL announced last week that it would change its national anthem policy, no longer requiring players to take the field for its playing and leaving it up to teams and the league to discipline players who protest publicy. Do you agree with the NFL's decision? We'll examine the question of what constitutes an effective protest in today's society. And later, we'll check in with Mal Vincent to find out what's going on this week in Mal's World. Tune in aat noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

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Sale of The Virginian-Pilot

Posted by: victorb 5/30/2018 10:56 PM

Sale of The Virginian-Pilot 
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

The Virginian-Pilot has been sold to Tronc Inc., parent company of the Daily Press, officials said on Tuesday, May 29. Tronc also owns the Chicago Tribune, New York Daily News and the Baltimore Sun among other publications. We'll unpack what this means for local journalism with a panel of experts. We'll talk with Rick Edmonds, reporter for the Poynter Institute, Earl Swift, former Virginian-Pilot reporter and Jane Elizabeth, Director of the Accountability Journalism Program at the American Press Institute. Elizabeth also created and managed The Virginian-Pilot's first digital news team. And then later on, we'll switch gears and hear the fascinating story of Leroy Graves, who worked his way up from being a Williamsburg maintenance worker to being the leading upholstery conservator in North America and Europe. 

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Memorial Day Rememberance | New Pilot Food Writer

Posted by: victorb 5/29/2018 1:12 AM

Memorial Day Rememberance | New Pilot Food Writer

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

We have a packed show for you today, with everything from missing submarines to hot wings! The new food writer for The Viriginian-Pilot, Matthew Korfhage, sits down with us to discuss his culinary background and what he thinks about hot wings in Hampton Roads. And Pilot reporter Courtney Maebus joins us to recount the story of the USS Scorpion, a nuclear attack submarine that disappeared 50 years ago. But first, we'll talk to Rev. Julia Messer of Eastern Shore Chapel about the special way that their congregation pays tribute to fallen soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Tune in today at noon 89.5 WHRV-FM. 

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Pet Health

Posted by: victorb 5/24/2018 8:41 PM

Pet Health

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Dr. Phyllis Neumann is back in the studio today to answer all of your toughest pet questions! We hope you'll join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM. You can always get your questions in to the show early by emailing, tweeting, or calling us (757-889-9105). Later, we'll check in with Mal Vincent to find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

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Sissieretta Jones | Pauli Murray

Posted by: victorb 5/23/2018 10:05 PM

Sissieretta Jones | Pauli Murray
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Today we're bringing you the stories of two extraordinary African American women who accomplished great success despite many challenges in their lives. Sissieretta Jones was a pioneering opera singer, born in Portsmouth, VA, who died in poverty. We'll talk to Maureen Lee, author of "Sissieretta Jones: The Greatest Singer of her Race, 1868-1933." Pauli Murray broke many barriers as a civil rights activist, poet, lawyer and priest. Barbara Lau, director of the Pauli Murray Project, joins us to discuss her life and the work they're doing to carry on her legacy. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

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Lynn Waltz | Brewery Update

Posted by: victorb 5/22/2018 10:44 PM

Lynn Waltz | Brewery Update
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Today we'll talk to author and journalist Lynn Waltz about her new book, "Hog Wild - The Battle for Workers' Rights at the World's Largest Slaughterhouse." It details the nearly two-decade struggle for safer working conditions and better wages at the Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina. We'll also speak to Dave Culler, owner of Warriors Taphouse, about their mission to give back to the military community through craft brewery. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

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Subsea Cables | Regional Economic Forecast

Posted by: victorb 5/21/2018 10:49 PM

Subsea Cables | Regional Economic Forecast

Monday, May 21, 2018

Virginia Beach announced plans this month for a third subsea cable which could bring 200 high tech jobs to the city.  We'll talk to Joel Ogren, CEO of ACA International, the company that plans on creating these tech industry jobs. And later we'll take a look at the economic forecast for the region with ODU economics professor Bob McNab. Join us by calling 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240.

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In The Garden

Posted by: victorb 5/17/2018 11:53 PM

In The Garden 

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Rain is on the forecast, but that's good news for your garden! speaking of, we're In the Garden today with our resident plant guru Jim Orband. We'll take all your gardening questions and concerns. But first, we'll talk to anthropolgist and author KAtherine Verdery about her book, "My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File." She's speaking at the Slover Library tonight for the World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads. 

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A Look In The Mirror

Posted by: victorb 5/16/2018 10:24 PM

A Look In The Mirror
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Old Dominion University Professor and Eminent Scholar Dana Heller joins us today to take a look at issues in popular culture and what they say about us as Americans. Professor Heller is the author of books about reality television, the tragedy of 9/11 and LGBT issues. Which popular culture issues are you interested in and passionate about? Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

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What It Means To Be An American

Posted by: victorb 5/15/2018 10:39 PM

What It Means To Be An American
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Today we're discussing what it means to be an American from the perspective of two groups: Native Americans and Puerto Rican's. Virginia's Pamunkey Tribe was granted federal recognition in 2015, and six more tribes in Virginia received federal recognition this January. We'll talk to Pamunkey Chief Robert Gray about their desire to be self-sufficient, which includes plans to build Virginia's first casino. We'll also talk to Politico reporter Dan Diamond about the ongoing controversy between the Trump Administration and Native Americans that cuts to the core of their identity. And later on we'll discuss the state of Puerto Rico and the struggle to rebuild an American community. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

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