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WKOK Sunrise, Monday, November 2, 2020:
This Morning — America’s First News with Gordon Deal
- Wrapping up the final weekend on the campaign for President Trump and challenger Joe Biden.
- Plus, how pollsters are trying to fix the failures of 2016
- Also, the pros and cons of rapid COVID-19 testing in schools. Hear the concerns that educators have going forward
- Plus, how political differences this election season are testing some marriages
7:10am: Ben Hayes, Program Director, Watershed Sciences & Engineering, Bucknell University, and Sean Reese, Program Scientist, Watershed Sciences & Engineering, on the this weekend’s Susquehanna River Symposium. It is the 15th anniversary of annual River Symposium, and this year it will be on Nov. 6 (7-9 pm) and Nov. 7 (9am-3 pm) held entirely online, with Keynote Speaker: Cynthia Dunn, Secretary DCNR – Friday, 7:30-8 pm, Plenary Speaker: Brenda Lee Sieglitz, Keystone 10 Million Trees Partnership Manager, Chesapeake Bay Foundation – Saturday, 12-1 pm, Special Sessions on Saturday morning addressing three important topics in watershed sciences: Conducting field and lab research during pandemics, Eliminating racism and increasing diversity and inclusion in the watershed sciences, and Communicating science to the public, policy makers, voters, reporters, and other key audiences. Free and open to the public; https://riversymposium.scholar.bucknell.edu/
7:40am: Encore…Dr. G. Terry Madonna, Director, Center for Politics and Public Affairs, Director, Franklin and Marshall College Poll, Professor of Public Affairs, on the latest polling, the President’s road back to the White House, can Pres. Trump win without Pennsylvania? Without Florida? And we discuss the massive mail-in turn out and the massive turnout overall. (Recorded excerpt of OTM 10/29 part one of two)
On The Mark with co-host Joe McGranaghan:
8:30am to 10:00am: Open phones. One day to go. We’ll explore what election night coverage will entail, and what it won’t. Joe will keep mentioning Hunter Biden and local police radar.
Another stunner of a sunrise recently, at the Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation
State house member David Rowe discusses the confusion from Gov. Wolf’s shutdown request, and how we can all stay safe.
Mark Lawrence and Ben Reichley host Freddi Carlip of Lewisburg, and Mariasha Baumgarten, co-director, Chabad of Lewisburg, on the upcoming Menorah lighting in Hufnagle Park, this Sunday, 4:30pm. Chabad of Lewisburg is holding the community lighting, then a Grand Chanukah Part at the Greenspace Center. We talk about the growing community of Chabad, an increase anti-Semitism in the US and the ‘Tree of Life’ recovery.
During open phones we talked about the state legislature being encouraged to bail out the nuclear power industry which has fallen on hard times because of the natural gas industry. We talk about corporate welfare, the employee impact in the community and more.
Mark Lawrence (is back!) and Joe McGranaghan argue about President Trump, his hugely successful impact on the US economy, and his moral failings. We talked about Wall Street, climate, and the President’s remarks on Tritter.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan discuss a Bucks County election case where a county court voter registration is being sued for observing their previously agreed upon deadline (!?), and we talked about President! Donald! Trump’s! exclamation point filled response to Saudi Arabia.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan discuss the late Jesse Woodring of Sunbury who died Monday. We remembered his dedication to the city of Sunbury, his devotion to advance the economy of the city and improving its image. We talked about his time on the Sunbury Community Hospital board. Then during open phones, we talked about the new White House rules designed to control reporters, and Ivanka emails which violate federal policy.