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WKOK Sunrise, Monday, October 18, 2021:
This Morning — America’s First News with Gordon Deal
- A year after protestors demanded that governments “defund the police,” those departments are getting their money back, and then some. We’ll have details…
- Also, turns out, some of America’s biggest cities did NOT lose residents during the pandemic. But plenty of small ones gained as well…
- And why the government is predicting a winter of big gas bills…
7:10am: Tea Jay Aikey, President and CEO of the Central Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce, on their recent annual meetings and awards, the next session of ‘Raising the Board,’ the ‘Inside Jobs’ at Camp Mt. Luther, Northeast Training Institute, and at some available office space in Lewisburg, the Mr. Sticky’s sale, a ‘Build Your Own Wreath’ fundraiser, and two Career Fairs. We’ll get an update on the worker shortage. https://centralpachamber.com/
7:40am: Dr. Jaewon Ryu, President and CEO, Geisinger, with an excerpt of his most recent news briefing on the pandemic. The new surge, patient numbers, how medial staff are coping, requiring vaccination, new medicines and treatments, and other topics (Part one, recorded excerpt of media briefing—part two tomorrow. The entire briefing is posted at WKOK.com).
On The Mark with co-host Joe McGranaghan:
8:30am to 10:00am: Open phones. We’ll discuss the important intersection of global, national, state and local issues, how in impacts our Valley, and just how wrong Mark can be.
Another stunner of a sunrise recently, at the Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation
FULL INTERVIEW: State Senator John Gordner (27th District) discusses election reform, Voter ID and overturning mask mandates on On The Mark.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan host State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23rd, Loyalsock), on his recent commentary on the outcome, anomalies, and failed challenges to the 2020 Presidential election. We also discussed his opposition to Gov. Tom Wolf’s COVID-19 restrictions, especially restaurants and bars. Also, the state budget, his reelection and his 2021 goals.
Click on the above link to listen to the interview.
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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.