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WKOK Sunrise, Monday, June 17, 2019:
5:00am to 7:00am: This Morning, America’s First News with Gordon Deal. Show topics include:
- Measuring the Trump budget/economy based on factors including manufacturing employment; export growth, stock market performance, earnings growth and GDP.
- Why it’s so hard to figure out if your home is at risk for flooding.
- And how the U.S. women’s soccer team is able to tune out the noise.
7:10am: Stephen Bloom, Vice President, Commonwealth Foundation, with the latest on the school choice bill, and a discussion about the state budget that is being negotiated behind closed doors; Will there be an increase in the minimum wage, a tax decrease, sufficient funding for education, more $ for school choice, and lots more.
On The Mark with co-host Joe McGranaghan:
8:30am to 10am: Open phones. We’ll wrap up a discussion about school district budgets with massive tax increase AND massive reserve funds. Then we’ll argue about Pres. Trump’s latest gaff.
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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.