A Crisis of Empathy / Mayor Bobby Dyer / To Catch a Spy at Nauticus

Posted by: toddw 4/30/2019 10:16 PM

A Crisis of Empathy / Mayor Bobby Dyer / To Catch a Spy at Nauticus

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Are we getting overwhelmed? Is it more difficult to feel empathy for those around us? Cathy Lewis will talk to experts about this disturbing development. Then, Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer will tell us what will happen after this weekend's successful Something in the Water festival. Finally, we'll discuss the new exhibit at Nauticus. Please join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:

Dr. Sara Konrath - Indiana University
Radlyn Mendoza - Gardner & Mendoza
Bobby Dyer - Mayor of Virginia Beach
Beth Bilderback - Nauticus

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Will the Supreme Court Shake Up Virginia? / HearSay Primary Coverage Begins!

Posted by: toddw 4/29/2019 10:10 PM

Will the Supreme Court Shake Up Virginia? / HearSay Primary Coverage Begins!

Monday, April 29, 2019

The Supreme Court is deciding whether to change the way districts are drawn in Virginia - a move that could drastically alter the balance of power in the upcoming election. Robert Barnes, a Supreme Court reporter for The Washington Post, will explain the latest developments of this case. Then, primary season has started in Virginia, and Cathy Lewis is committed to introducing you to every candidate who wants to represent you in Richmond. We will kick off the first of these job interviews by talking to Chris Mayfield, running in the 96th district in the House of Delegates. Call us at 1-800-940-2240 or 757-440-2665.

Today's Guests:

Amy Poulter and Stacy Parker - The Virginian-Pilot
Robert Barnes - The Washington Post
Chris Mayfield - Candidate for House of Delegates (96th District)

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Something in the Water / Joshua October

Posted by: toddw 4/24/2019 10:22 PM

Something in the Water / Joshua October

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

The Something in the Water festival is coming to Hampton Roads, and people are both excited and worried. The event will be massive and complicated, with plenty of potential opportunities and challenges. Cathy Lewis will try to understand what to expect. We'll also discuss a disturbing viral video that surfaced of an entertainer facing an ugly encounter in Norfolk. Finally, we'll find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

Today's Guests:

George Kotarides - Atlantic Avenue Association
Russell Lyons - Virginia Beach Hotel Association
Bobby Dyer - Mayor of Virginia Beach
Brian Solis - City of Virginia Beach
Joshua October - Singer and musician

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Bomb Threat in Norfolk / Avoid The Bubble

Posted by: toddw 4/23/2019 10:14 PM

Bomb Threat in Norfolk / Avoid The Bubble

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

A local man helped foil a bomb threat in Norfolk. We'll talk to him. Then, we're going to do something different on HearSay. We want to challenge each other to expand our sources of information. How can we avoid living in a bubble? How can we keep learning about new perspectives on the day's events? We'll talk to Virginian-Pilot reporter Jonathan Edwards, ODU economist Dr. Robert McNab, and others. But we'll need your help. Please join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:

Tom Smith - Foiled Attack
Jonathan Edwards - The Virginian-Pilot
Dr. Robert McNab - Old Dominion University
Rebecca Tomazin - Chesapeake Bay Foundation
Jackie Glass and Christina Kimbrough - Your Neighbor's Hood

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HearSay Headlines: Portsmouth and Mueller

Posted by: toddw 4/22/2019 10:24 PM

HearSay Headlines: Portsmouth and Mueller

Monday, April 22, 2019

The FBI is now investigating allegations of systemic racism within the Portsmouth Police Department in the wake of the resignation of Chief Tonya Chapman. We'll talk to three reporters from The Virginian-Pilot who have covered the issue in depth. Then, Andrew Desiderio from Politico will help us understand the Mueller report and what will come after. Call us at 1-800-940-2240 or 757-440-2665.

Today's Guests:

Scott Daugherty, Margaret Matray, and Ana Ley - The Virginian-Pilot
Andrew Desiderio - Politico

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Notre Dame / Zeiders American Dream Theater / Diane Carlson Evans

Posted by: toddw 4/17/2019 10:12 PM

Notre Dame / Zeiders American Dream Theater / Diane Carlson Evans

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

How will we rebuild after the fire at Notre Dame cathedral? We'll discuss it on the show. Then we'll hear about a unique high-concept show at Zeiders American Dream Theater. We'll also talk to Diane Carlson Evans, who served as a nurse during the Vietnam War, and is being celebrated for her work at the Virginia International Tattoo. Finally, we'll find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

Today's Guests:

Ray Gindroz - Co-Founder of Urban Design Associates
Kevin Kwan - Christ and St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Chris Van Cleave and James Bryan - Zeiders American Dream Theater
Diane Carlson Evans - Virginia International Tattoo

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In The Garden (Live Remote at The Mariners' Museum)

Posted by: toddw 4/16/2019 1:13 AM

In The Garden (Live Remote at The Mariners' Museum)

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Jim Orband, the Wizard of Wisteria himself, will join Cathy at The Mariners' Museum to celebrate Historic Garden Week. They will talk about the upcoming festivities and help you grapple with all your spring gardening dilemmas during this exciting and sometimes challenging season. Please join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:

Howard Hoege III - The Mariners' Museum and Park
Courtnay Gilmore - Historic Garden Week

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Felicity Huffman and Public Apologies / The New World of Streaming Media

Posted by: toddw 4/15/2019 10:07 PM

Felicity Huffman and Public Apologies / The New World of Streaming Media

Monday, April 15, 2019

At this point we’re used to celebrities and public figures making mistakes. We’re also used to the predictable public apology statement or video. The most recent case was actress Felicity Huffman for her part in the college admissions scandal. But what do they hope to accomplish with these public apologies? We’ll discuss the art of the public apology. Call us at 1-800-940-2240 or 757-440-2665.

Today's Guests:

Howard Bragman - La Brea Media
Dr. Ashraf Rushdy - Wesleyan University

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Disaster Funding

Posted by: toddw 4/10/2019 10:11 PM

Disaster Funding

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

When natural catastrophes strike, we have to make difficult funding and policy choices. How can we cooperate to help each other so these crises don't tear us apart? Cathy will talk about the issue with Washington Post columnist Greg Sargent. Norfolk Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response James Redick will help us sort through these questions locally. Then Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen will talk about why city residents will see reduced insurance premiums. Finally, we'll find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

Today's Guests:

Greg Sargent - The Washington Post
James Redick - The City of Norfolk
Dave Hansen - The City of Virginia Beach

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Food Insecurity / Reinventing America's Schools

Posted by: toddw 4/9/2019 10:06 PM

Food Insecurity / Reinventing America's Schools

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

First, Cathy will talk to the director of a group that serves restaurant quality food to victims, volunteers and first responders. We're going to explore the issue of food insecurity together. Then, we'll discuss a proposal for ambitious reforms to our nation's schools. Finally, we will talk to the people behind the student chef program in Virginia Beach's public schools. Please join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:

Kristin Macan - Mercy Chefs
David Osborne - Author, Reinventing America's Schools: Creating a 21st Century Education System
Kip Poole - Virginia Beach Public Schools

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