Wed, Dec 10, 2014 12:56 pm

Host Carolyn Lewis talks with Cliff Warren and Lantz Repp about the services that Athens On Demand Transit provides to the disabled residents of Athens County. Athens On Demand Transit is a pilot program providing accessible and affordable door to door transportation service for only $2 for a one-way trip anywhere in Athens County.

Mon, Dec 8, 2014 3:35 pm

Judge Gayle Williams-Byers of the South Euclid Municipal Court in Cuyahoga County acknowledges that there is a high degree of distrust by citizens of the legal system and of grand juries.

She feels that people don’t understand the complexities of the legal process and that judges, lawyers, prosecutors and police do not do a very good job of explaining complex legal processes.

In short, people don’t trust what they don’t understand and there is a rising level of public outrage about the judicial system from police interaction with citizens to prosecutors and courts.

Wed, Dec 3, 2014 12:48 pm

Tom Walker of the National Alliance On Mental Illness talks with Leslie Powlette Stoyer about her experience with Perinatal depression, also known as Postpartum depression, which affects 10%-20% of new mothers. Leslie suffered from the depression after the birth of her first child, and reflects on the symptoms and her subsequent treatment with her psychologist.

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Wed, Dec 3, 2014 12:21 pm

Join host Ivars Balkits, with guests Wendy McVicker and Albert Rouzie, for a poetry reading that dips into the realm of dreams with its surrealist themes.


Poetry featured:

Julia Vinograd - "The Drums", "Full Moon", "Street Vendors" (from her book, Street Sense)
Robert Hayden - "Those Winter Sundays"
Galway Kinnell - "Turkeys"
Elise Paschen - "The Wide Stars Above Our Sky"
Claire Bateman - "LIX" and "LXII" (from her book, Locals)



Mon, Dec 1, 2014 4:22 pm

Beverly Jones, a career coach and leadership consultant, is a regular blogger for Recently, she came to the WOUB studios and talked with General Manager Tom Hodson about how you can empower your career and also how to handle the emotional letdown after the completion of a big project.

She gives guidance on positive games one can use to get us through tough times during our careers.  She outlines specific steps to take to manage on-the-job difficulties and slumps.