Gov. Ralph Northam / Travel Plans

Posted by: toddw 3/31/2021 10:16 PM

Gov. Ralph Northam / Travel Plans

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 

Gov. Northam will join the program to talk about the past year in Virginia, and the way ahead. Then we will discuss how COVID-19 has changed travel in our community. Join us at noon on WHRV.

Today's Guests:
Gov. Ralph Northam - Governor Of Virginia
Kurt Krause - Visit Norfolk
Dr. Edward Oldfield - EVMS

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Retirement Planning / Finances During COVID

Posted by: toddw 3/30/2021 10:14 PM

Retirement Planning / Finances During COVID

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

We will discuss legislation that would create a retirement savings program for employees who don't have as many options. Then, we'll share financial advice for people impacted by the pandemic. Join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM. 

Today's Guests:

John Scott - Director, Retirement Savings Project at Pew Charitable Trusts
Nicole Riley - Director, Virginia Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Businesses
Yvonne Allmond - Executive Vice President & Community Financial Engagement Officer, Towne Bank

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Shootings At The Oceanfront / The Long Tail Of COVID-19

Posted by: toddw 3/29/2021 10:46 PM

Shootings At The Oceanfront / The Long Tail Of COVID-19

Monday, March 29, 2021

We will discuss the shootings at the Oceanfront over the weekend. Then, we will talk about the long-term physical effects of COVID-19, and how the illness has changed our relationships to the people around us.

Today's Guests:
Mechelle Hankerson - WHRO
Saahil Desai - The Atlantic
Troy Kahle - COVID-19 survivor
Danny Epperson - COVID-19 survivor

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Origins of Cancel Culture / Videoconference Fatigue

Posted by: toddw 3/24/2021 10:59 PM

Origins of Cancel Culture / Videoconference Fatigue

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 

What is cancel culture exactly? What is the controversy surrounding it? We will discuss the issue with our guests and listeners. Then, we will talk about the stresses that constant videoconferences are inflicting on people in their work and family lives. Join us at noon on WHRV.

Today's Guests:
Dr. Meredith Clark - UVA
Emily Campion - Old Dominion University
Sheila Keener - Old Dominion University

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Bobby Dyer / Hospitality / Problem Gambling

Posted by: toddw 3/23/2021 10:32 PM

Bobby Dyer / Hospitality / Problem Gambling

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Virginia Beach Mayor Bobby Dyer will talk to us about the issues facing his city. We will also discuss the challenges the hospitality industry faces, and the potential for recovery. Finally, we will talk about problem gambling in Virginia, and a partnership between the Virginia Lottery and a state agency trying to help.

Today's Guests:

Bobby Dyer - Mayor Of Virginia Beach
Kristina Chastain, - Esoteric
Chris Savvides - Black Angus
Dr. Carolyn Hawley - Virginia Council on Problem Gambling

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Attacks Against Asian Americans / Masks

Posted by: toddw 3/22/2021 10:42 PM

Attacks Against Asian Americans / Masks

Monday, March 22, 2021

We will discuss the attacks and harassment on Asian Americans, and what the implications are for our community. Then, we will talk about a local startup producing masks.

Today's Guests:
Meredith R. Weisel - Anti-Defamation League
Petula Moy - Asian American Alliance
Gary Warren - ivWatch

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Police Accountability / Economic Recovery

Posted by: toddw 3/17/2021 10:08 PM

Police Accountability / Economic Recovery

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 

New revelations have surfaced about how Virginia Beach police officers are using facial recognition technology. Meanwhile, the city council of that community declined to give a review board power to probe the department. How should police provide transparency and accountability while doing their jobs effectively? We will discuss these questions. Then, we will talk about the prospects of economic recovery in Hampton Roads. Join us at noon on WHRV.

Today's Guests:
Jonathan Edwards - The Virginian-Pilot
Damien Stennett - Activist
Dr. Robert McNab - Old Dominion University
Thaler McCormick - ForKids, Inc.

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"First Day" Back To The Classroom / The Future Of Military Technology

Posted by: toddw 3/16/2021 10:13 PM

"First Day" Back To The Classroom / The Future Of Military Technology

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

In February, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam set a March 15 "deadline" for schools to reopen for in-person learning. For many students, that meant yesterday was their first day back in the classroom in nearly a year. We'll check in with the community about how it went. Then, we'll shift our discussion to U.S. defense strategy and how it could affect Hampton Roads. Join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM. 

Today's Guests:
Sara Gregory - The Virginian-Pilot
Craig Quigley - Executive Director, Hampton Roads Military and Federal Facilities Alliance
Rep. Elaine Luria - Congresswoman, VA-02. 

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Vaccine Registration / Virginia Voting Rights Act

Posted by: toddw 3/15/2021 10:16 PM

Vaccine Registration / Virginia Voting Rights Act

Monday, March 15, 2021

How is the system of vaccine registration working in the Commonwealth? Cathy Lewis will discuss the issue. Then, we will talk about the Virginia Voting Rights Act, and the broader issue of voter representation in our community.

Today's Guests:
Dr. Danny Avula - Richmond City and Henrico County Health Departments
Dr. Lauren James - Portsmouth Health District
Graham Moomaw - Virginia Mercury
Del. Marcia "Cia" Price - VA-95

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Soldier Citizens

Posted by: toddw 3/10/2021 10:23 PM

Soldier Citizens

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 

The stand down briefings on extremism in the military have prompted a deeper conversation for our military community... about the meaning of the oath, about citizenship, and about what we can do to rebuild faith in America. Join us for this discussion at noon on WHRV.

Today's Guests:
Capt. Michael Witherspoon - Commander, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story 
Jeff Schogol - Task & Purpose
Del. Dan Helmer - VA-40

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