Events and Ceremonies

Posted by: toddw 3/25/2020 10:43 PM

Events and Ceremonies

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The pandemic is disrupting more than our jobs and our education; it's disrupting the events that define our lives. Cathy will talk about postponed weddings, concerts, graduations and funerals with experts. Please call us at 757-440-2665 and join this important conversation.

Today's Guests:

Jessica Aiken - Wedding Company of Williamsburg
Skye Zentz - Artist, educator
Bennett Wales - Musician
Carrie Shackelford O'Brien - Local woman
Kim Wadsworth - Stylist and Makeup Artist

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School at Home / Suffolk Mayor

Posted by: toddw 3/24/2020 11:05 PM

School at Home / Suffolk Mayor

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

As we hunker down in our homes during the pandemic, our children are learning remotely... and we're facing the challenge of keeping them on track. Cathy will discuss this issue with experts. Then, Suffolk Mayor Linda Johnson will talk to us about her city's challenges and opportunities as Amazon prepares to develop new facilities in Hampton Roads.

Today's Guests:

Dr. Kipp Rogers - Virginia Beach Public Schools
Lindsey Horner - WHRO
Linda Johnson - City of Suffolk

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Sen. Tim Kaine / Coronavirus Economic Impacts / Homelessness / Travel Emergenc

Posted by: toddw 3/23/2020 10:22 PM

Sen. Tim Kaine / Coronavirus Economic Impacts / Homelessness / Travel Emergency

Monday, March 23, 2020

Sen. Kaine will join the program to talk about the most pressing issues around this crisis. Then, ODU's Dr. Robert McNab will unpack the economic impacts to local businesses. Thaler McCormick of ForKids, Inc. will discuss how homeless families and those at risk of homelessness are facing the pandemic in Hampton Roads. Finally, we'll talk to a local businessman who is trapped in Morocco.

Today's Guests:

Sen. Tim Kaine - Senator from Virginia
Dr. Robert McNab - Old Dominion University
Thaler McCormick - ForKids, Inc.
Omar Boukhriss - Owner of Omar's Carriage House

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Election Forecast / Mike D'Orso

Posted by: toddw 3/11/2020 10:23 PM

Election Forecast / Mike D'Orso

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Prior to Super Tuesday, Cathy caught up with Democratic political strategist David "Mudcat" Saunders and election forecaster Charles "Chaz" Nuttycombe. Yes, those are real names. They talked about the presidential election and politics in Virginia. Cathy also spoke with former Virginian-Pilot reporter and author Mike D'Orso about the changing journalistic landscape. 

Today's Guests:
David "Mudcat" Saunders - Democratic Political Strategist & Author
Charles "Chaz" Nuttycombe - Election forecaster at CNalysis
Mike D'Orso - Author

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Coronavirus / General Assembly Session Update / State Sen. Jen Kiggans

Posted by: toddw 3/10/2020 10:35 PM

Coronavirus / General Assembly Session Update / State Sen. Jen Kiggans

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

We will talk about the latest news involving the coronavirus outbreak. Then, state Senator Jen Kiggans (R) joins to discuss issues in the 7th district. Finally we'll get an update from Virginian-Pilot reporter Marie Albiges on what's happened so far in the 2020 General Assembly session. Join us at noon oon 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Today's Guests:
Jim Redick - City of Norfolk
Sen. Jen Kiggans - State Senate 7th District
Marie Albiges - The Virginian-Pilot 

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Gun Rights Rally Wrap-Up / The Future of MacArthur Mall

Posted by: toddw 3/9/2020 10:03 PM

Gun Rights Rally Wrap-Up / The Future of MacArthur Mall

Monday, March 9, 2020

Cathy recently spoke with Virginia Public Radio reporter Mallory Noe-Payne about the gun rights rally in Richmond this past January. She shared what she saw in her coverage of the event. Cathy also spoke with former FBI agent Mike German about his experience dealing with national security issues. And finally, Cathy explored the future of MacArthur mall with Norfolk Economic Development Director Jared Chalk and Virginian-Pilot reporter Kimberly Pierceall. 

Today's Guests:

Mallory Noe-Payne - Virginia Public Radio
Michael German - Fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice's Liberty & National Security Program
Jared Chalk - Interim Economic Development Director for City of Norfolk
Kimberly Pierceall - The Virginian-Pilot

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Super Tuesday Results

Posted by: toddw 3/4/2020 11:04 PM

Super Tuesday Results

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Super Tuesday has come and gone, and former Vice President Joe Biden has emerged as the new front runner for the democratic nomination. What is your reaction to the results? How do you think the rest of the race will play out? WHRO Public Media news reporter Sam Turken joins us in the studio to share how things shaped out in Virginia. And Christopher Newport University's Dr. Quentin Kidd is back to provide analysis.

Today's Guests:
Dr. Quentin Kidd - Christopher Newport University
Sam Turken - 
WHRO Public Media News Reporter

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The Virginian-Pilot / Super Tuesday

Posted by: toddw 3/3/2020 10:09 PM

The Virginian-Pilot / Super Tuesday

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Local mayors have called for The Virginian-Pilot to stay where it is. Cathy will talk to one of them about their concerns. Then, we will break down the events of Super Tuesday in Virginia.

Today's Guests:
Bobby Dyer - Mayor of Virginia Beach
Dr. Quentin Kidd - Christopher Newport University
Kris Worrell - The Virginian-Pilot and the Daily Press

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Coronavirus / Census 2020

Posted by: toddw 3/2/2020 10:47 PM

Coronavirus / Census 2020

Monday, March 2, 2020

Cathy will discuss COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus disease, with local experts. Also, the government will be collecting the census this year, with important policy implications. We will unpack what you can expect. 

Today's Guests:

Gordon Rago - The Virginian-Pilot
Steven Sterling - Norfolk Airport Authority
Gaylene Kanoyton, NAACP, State Complete Count Committee

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Conversion Therapy

Posted by: toddw 2/26/2020 10:16 PM

Conversion Therapy

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

A ban on conversion therapy for gay minors has passed Virginia's General Assembly and seems poised to become law. Cathy Lewis will discuss this issue with experts, and with someone who has gone through conversion therapy himself.

Today's Guests:

Josh Sanders - Journalist who underwent conversion therapy
Adam Trimmer - Underwent conversion therapy
Paulette Trimer - Adam's mom
Dr. Cory Gerwe - LGBT Life Center

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