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WKOK Sunrise, Thursday, May 23, 2019:

5:00am to 7:00am: This Morning, America’s First News with Gordon Deal. Show topics include:

  • With tensions between Washington and Tehran, a look at how the War With Iraq is impacting today’s feelings about a conflict with Iran…
  • Also, why rich kids are getting extra time to take standardized tests like the SAT. Hear the surge in special accommodations…
  • And the millennials that believe that “haggling” is not a dirty word….

7:10am: The Greater Susquehanna Valley Way Teen Mental Health Task Force has an upcoming event and fundraiser.  Guests will be:

  • Allison Beddall, Seventh grade student organizer
  • Murphy O’Brien, Seventh grade student organizer
  • April Metzger, Selinsgrove Area Middle School teacher and advocate/support of the girls
  • Joanne Troutman, President and C.E.O. of Greater Susquehanna Valley United Way

7:40am: Susan Mathias, CEO, Transitions of PA, and Sheri Rippon, board member, on the upcoming major fundraiser, that is a very fun tradition locally—the Transitions Auction. We’ll discuss the 10’s-of-thousands of dollars raised over the years, the important cause for which the money is intended, and how many, many, people contribute to the auction in many ways. Global Issues Local Solutions is the theme, register at www.transitionsofpa.org, we’ll discuss the items up for auction, the event itself, the online component, and other details. Evert Dining Hall, 5/30/19, 5:30-8:30pm.

On The Mark with co-host Joe McGranaghan:

8:30am to 8:50am: Joanne Troutman, President and CEO, GSVUW, on the Wood-Mode Working Family Fund, the partners, the ‘why’ and how the fund will marshal generous intent of thousands of people into one fund. We’ll talk about how GSVUW and other agencies are already responding to families in need, and how the fund can ride a wave of generosity late.

8:50am to 10:00am: Open phones. We’ll sort out the Pres. Trump’s Rose Garden remarks and the cut-short meeting.


Movie Mike McGranaghan, professional movie critic, author and ‘women in cinema’ advocate, with this review of ‘Creed II,’ and he’ll have words about new movies, including the upcoming movie ‘Vice.’  Kevin Hart won’t host the Oscars, a new movie centering around Prince’ music is in development, Anne Hathaway to possibly star in Sesame Street movie, and other topics.

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Beth Stark, Lifestyle Initiative Manager, Registered Dietitian, Weis Markets, and Erin Dunleavy and Kathryn Long, Healthy Living Coordinators, Registered Dietitians, Weis Markets, on the FAQ’s of the dietitian world: They put together a list of the most common customer questions from 2018 and we will share these questions and their answers.  Everything from eating the colorful fruits to Keto, to diabetes to allergies, or the Mediterranean Diet, they’ve heard it all.

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Samantha Pearson, Lewisburg Neighborhoods Corporation Elm Street Manager, and Walk it! Bike it! Coordinator, with the latest news on transportation and pedestrian issues, news about Walk it! Bike it! and many other safety and community issues.

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