State of the Station

Posted by: victorb 6/28/2017 11:17 PM

State of the Station
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

On this edition of HearSay, we're joined by President & CEO of WHRO Bert Schmidt and Vice President of Content Heather Mazzoni for a discussion about the state of WHRO. Join us at 440-2665.

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Sen. Mark Warner on GOP Health Care Bill

Posted by: victorb 6/27/2017 10:04 PM

Sen. Mark Warner on GOP Health Care Bill
Tuesday, June 27, 2017


According to a recent poll from the Wall Street Journal and NBC News, the Affordable Care Act is significantly more popular than the House GOP health care bill draft. Senator Mark Warner joins us to discuss the latest draft, brought forth by the Senate. It proposes to eliminate the individual mandate, which required people to purchase health care insurance, and to end Medicaid as an open-ended entitlement. What do you think of the latest draft? Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.
 

Today's Guests: 

Dr. Rachel Bitecofer - is the Assistant Director of the Wason Center for Public Policy and lecturer in government at Christopher Newport University 

Senator Mark Warner - is the Vice Chairman of the Select Committee on Intelligence. He also serves on the Senate Finance, Banking, Budget and Rules Committees

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The Role of Video in Law Enforcement Issues

Posted by: victorb 6/26/2017 10:42 PM

The Role of Video in Law Enforcement Issues

Monday, June 26, 2017

Officer-involved shootings have been exposed to increased public scrutiny through the use of body cams and social media. Recent cases, like the shooting of Philando Castile, are raising questions about the role of video footage in law enforcement issues and that's what we're considering on today's edition of HearSay. Later, a conversation about how politics impacted the investigation into a local inmate's death. Join us at 440-2665, connect with us on Facebook and Twitter or send us an email: hearsay@whrv.org.

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Iconic Department Stores in Virginia

Posted by: victorb 6/22/2017 10:25 PM

Iconic Department Stores in Virginia
Thursday, June 22, 2017

Do you have memories of shopping at Miller & Rhoads or Thalhimers in Richmond? If so, we hope you'll call in today at 440-2665 to share those experiences with us. We're reflecting on historic department stores in Virginia and sharing tales of heroism and magic that may surprise you. 

Today's Guests:

Sandy Jett Ball - is an artist and writer. She worked at Miller & Rhoads after graduating from college

Elizabeth Thalhimer Smartt - is a sixth-generation Thalhimer.She is the author of Finding Thalhimers

Bob Gillette - is the author of Escape to Virginia, a true story about two Jewish teenagers who find refuge at Thalhimers' farm 

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Alzheimer's Awareness Month

Posted by: victorb 6/21/2017 10:03 PM

Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness month. On this edition of HearSay, we'll talk to researchers and caregivers of those affected by the disease. Do you have a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer's? Join us at 440-2665.

Today's Guests:

Dr. James Hendrix - is the director of global science initiatives, medical and scientific relations for the Alzheimer's Association

Kate McDonough - is the Director of Programs and Public Policy for the Alzheimer's Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter

Arnold and Michele Beresh - are a married couple dealing with Alzheimer's. Arnie is in the early stages of the disease and Michele is his care partner. They were featured in the PBS Documentary: "Alzheimer's: The Caregiver's Perspective"

Karen Garner - was a care partner and is a working mother and passionate Alzheimer's advocate

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Self-Driving Cars

Posted by: victorb 6/20/2017 10:03 PM

Self-Driving Cars
Tuesday, June 20, 2017


Modern technology has allowed for the creation of self-driving cars, but who - or what - is liable in the case of an accident? We're talking with top researchers in the fields of automation technology and ethics about the ethical dilemma of algorithmic morality. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.
 

Today's Guests:

Dwight Farmer - is a senior advisor with RK&K, a national transportation consulting firm, and an adjunct Associate Professor with the Transportation Research Institute at ODU  

Matt DeBord - is a senior correspondent for Business Insider where he covers transportation

Kenneth Taylor - is the Henry Waldgrave Stuart Professor of Philosophy at Stanford University. He is also the co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show "Philosophy Talk"

Orin Kerr - is the Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor of Law at George Washington University

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Glenn McClure | YourSay

Posted by: victorb 6/19/2017 10:20 PM

Glenn McClure | YourSay
Monday, June 19, 2017


The Chrysler Museum is home to Glenn McClure's new exhibit "The Shipyard Workers of Hampton Roads." The expansive collection profiles faces that have shaped our coastal economy. Later, we're opening up our lines for another edition of YourSay! Join us at 440-2665, connect with us on Facebook and Twitter or send us an email: hearsay@whrv.org. 

Today's Guests:

Glen McClure - is a Norfolk-based photographer. His exhibit "Shipyard Workers of Hampton Roads" is open at the Chrysler Museum of Art until July 18

Philip Ewing - is NPR's national security editor

 

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In the Garden

Posted by: victorb 6/15/2017 10:06 PM

In the Garden
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Summer is just around the corner (June 21 to be exact), and our favorite gardening guru Jim Orband is in studio today with tips and tricks for the upcoming season. If you can't get through on the phones with your questions, be sure to leave them on our Facebook page or send them in an email (hearsay@whrv.org). Later, Mal Vincent has an update about what's going on this week in Mal's World. If you miss an episode of Mal on HearSay, catch up on his podcast

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YourSay: After the Gubernatorial Vote

Posted by: victorb 6/14/2017 10:05 PM

YourSay: After the Gubernatorial Vote
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Yesterday, Virginians cast their ballots in the gubernatorial primaries.The only other statewide race in 2017 is taking place in New Jersey, but Virginia's is unique due to the competition between the candidates. Today, we're checking your political temperature - how do you feel about the outcome? Join us at 440-2665.

Today's Guests:

Dr. Quentin Kidd - is the Director of the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University

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The Paris Accord | Coal Industry

Posted by: victorb 6/13/2017 10:09 PM

The Paris Accord | Coal Industry
Tuesday, June 13, 2017


The United States recently pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement (PCA), but major corporations, states, cities and small businesses remain committed to working towards the climate conservation goals set by 195 nations. In fact, Norfolk's mayor signed a letter of intent in June that ensures city efforts to comply with the global climate compact. We're examining the methods through which these institutions are able to work around the national decision, and how the PCA is impacting the coal industry. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.
 

Today's Guests:

Derek Thompson - is a senior editor at The Atlantic where he writes about economics, labor markets and the media

Robert Godby - is the director of the Center for Energy Economics & Public Policy at the University of Wyoming

Kit Chope - is the Vice President of Sustainability for the Port of Virginia

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