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WKOK Sunrise, Thursday, August 18, 2022:

This Morning — America’s First News with Gordon Deal:

  • How a huge inflationary gap between grocery stores and restaurants has chains betting you’d rather eat out than cook at home
  • Why streaming services are dealing with more subscribers who “watch, cancel and go;”
  • And why snake-safety classes are the hot thing for dogs

7:10am: Mitch Troutman, former Trevorton resident, author, activist, and co-founder of Anthracite Unite, on his new book: The Bootleg Coal Rebellion: The Pennsylvania Miners Who Seized an Industry, 1925–1942, on the truly American homegrown industry of bootleg mines, how they started, why the thrived, why the stopped, and a thousand machinations of the government, business, human, cultural and coal production institutions in between. We’ll talk about his experiences and why preserving his pivotal time—speaks to present day. He’ll talk about his upcoming appearances in The Valley.  www.bootlegcoal.com

7:40am:  Bob Bertram, President, Selinsgrove Rotary, and on the upcoming Selinsgrove Rotary Golf Tournament. They’ll talk about the fun event that raises money for the Rotary Club so they can support non-profit groups locally, the students at Selinsgrove and scholarships. The event is Monday, Sept. 12 at the Susquehanna Valley Country Club.  www.selinsgroverotary.com

On The Mark with co-host Joe McGranaghan:

8:30am to 10:00am: Open phones.  We’ll shoot for a CBS expert on the primary elections this week and other national issues.

Photo by Sara Lauver. Another stunner of a sunrise recently, at the Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation

Listen to past Shows

FULL INTERVIEW: State Senator John Gordner (27th District) discusses election reform, Voter ID and overturning mask mandates on On The Mark.

State Senator John Gordner, on the state budget, the failed referendum on child sex abuse statute of limitations, no pending gun law changes, and many related topics.

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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.

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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.

House member David Rowe on WKOK’s On The Mark

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.

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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.

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