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WKOK Sunrise, Thursday, April 21, 2021:

This Morning — America’s First News with Gordon Deal

  • There’s a struggling agency the Biden administration will have to rely on heavily if his economic agenda is going to pass. We’ll explain which one…
  • More on the aftermath of the Derek Chauvin trial, including his potential appeal…and sentencing…
  • And on the employment front, meet the workers quitting their stable jobs to pursue a post-pandemic adventure…

7:10am: Bo Trawitz, Chief of Snyder County Probation and Co-Chair of the Union/Snyder Re-Entry Coalition, as we revisit ‘Second Chance Month in Pennsylvania. We’ll discuss the importance of second chances for people who have been incarcerated. We’ll talk about the services to help people have the best chance for success on the outside, successful programs like Treatment Court, Mental Health Court, and Justice Bridge Housing, along with many others.

7:40am: Eleanor Goldfield, Creative Radical/Journalist/Filmmaker, www.artkillingapathy.com, on a local group who have come together to organize a virtual showing of Goldfield’s film, ‘a powerful and inspiring story about land and our relationship with it.’ While the film is based in West Virginia, there are many similarities to Pennsylvania coal industry issues. Hard Road of Hopes is a film y Goldfield which will be shown online this Saturday from 2 to 4 pm. Susquehanna Progress says the virtual screening and real online discussion will help build support between coal regions, demand Jobs for a Just Transition, and organize for the Future. To register: [email protected]. (Recorded).

On The Mark with co-host Joe McGranaghan:

8:30am to 10:00am: Open phones.  No more race, guns or border issues…thanks to bold leadership: Solved!

Sara Lauver

Another stunner of a sunrise recently, at the Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation

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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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