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WKOK Sunrise, Thursday, February 21, 2019:
5:00am to 7:00am: This Morning, America’s First News with Gordon Deal. Show topics include:
- With West Virginia teachers striking again, a look at the issues that concern them a year after their first strike sparked a movement in other red states.
- Also, how long does it take for a company to start suffering from online consumer outrage? Hear how quickly response teams are reacting.
- And coping with irregular work hours. .
7:10am: Art Thomas, President, Meck-Tech, and Diversified Construction, Inc., and Melissa Bottorf, Lead Link Coordinator, Aging and Disability Resource Center, Pennsylvania Link, on the River Valley Senior Providers Group, their mission and work, their awards to students, the Resources Guide and more.
7:40am: Karla Bohmbach, Professor the Religious Studies, Susquehanna University, department head Religious Studies, on the upcoming visit by retired US Senator and former vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman. We’ll discuss the senators message when he presents the Alice Pope Shade lecture next Monday 2/25.
On The Mark with guest co-host John Shipman:
8:30am to 10am: Open phones. We’ll discuss the fake emergency, legalized pot, and other hot topics.
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.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan discuss a wide range of topics with few calls. We talked about Jim Acosta being allowed back in the White House, the Girl Scouts suing the Boy Scouts, and various cult mass murder events, Jim Jones, Ruby Ridge, and Waco.
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Mark Lawrence and guest co-host John Shipman talk about the winter storm, and a time in Sunbury when there was no snow plowing! We updated the Winternet and news stories related to the storm. During open phones, we talked about the divisive discourse in the US right now, the divisive sides of the health care discussion, and related topics.