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"HearSay with Cathy Lewis" is the only locally produced, public affairs radio call-in program in Hampton Roads. Every Monday through Friday, we reach more than 35,000 listeners, from Richmond to the Outer Banks.

"HearSay with Cathy Lewis" is the only locally produced, public affairs radio call-in program in Hampton Roads. Every Monday through Friday, we reach more than 35,000 listeners, from Richmond to the Outer Banks.
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Norfolk, VA

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"HearSay with Cathy Lewis" is the only locally produced, public affairs radio call-in program in Hampton Roads. Every Monday through Friday, we reach more than 35,000 listeners, from Richmond to the Outer Banks.

Twitter:

@HearSayWHRV

Language:

English

Contact:

5200 Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23508 757-440-2665


Episodes

Lynn Waltz | Brewery Update

5/22/2018
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Today we'll talk to author and journalist Lynn Waltz about her new book, "Hog Wild - The Battle for Workers' Rights at the World's Largest Slaughterhouse." It details the nearly two-decade struggle for safer working conditions and better wages at the Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in Tar Heel, North Carolina. We'll also speak to Dave Culler, owner of Warriors Taphouse, about their mission to give back to the military community through craft brewery. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Duration:00:54:01

Subsea Cables | Regional Economic Forecast

5/21/2018
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Virginia Beach announced plans this month for a third subsea cable which could bring 200 high tech jobs to the city. We'll talk to councilman Ben Davenport, a leading proponent for subsea cables, about what this means for the city. We'll also talk to Joel Ogren, CEO of ACA International, the company that plans on creating these tech industry jobs. And later we'll take a look at the economic forecast for the region with ODU economics professor Bob McNab. Join us by calling 440-2665 or...

Duration:00:54:01

In The Garden

5/17/2018
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Rain is on the forecast, but that's good news for your garden! speaking of, we're In the Garden today with our resident plant guru Jim Orband. We'll take all your gardening questions and concerns. But first, we'll talk to anthropolgist and author KAtherine Verdery about her book, "My Life as a Spy: Investigations in a Secret Police File." She's speaking at the Slover Library tonight for the World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads.

Duration:00:53:59

A Look In The Mirror

5/16/2018
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Old Dominion University Professor and Eminent Scholar Dana Heller joins us today to take a look at issues in popular culture and what they say about us as Americans. Professor Heller is the author of books about reality television, the tragedy of 9/11 and LGBT issues. Which popular culture issues are you interested in and passionate about? Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Duration:00:53:59

What It Means To Be An American

5/15/2018
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Today we're discussing what it means to be an American from the perspective of two groups: Native Americans and Puerto Rican's. Virginia's Pamunkey Tribe was granted federal recognition in 2015, and six more tribes in Virginia received federal recognition this January. We'll talk to Pamunkey Chief Robert Gray about their desire to be self-sufficient, which includes plans to build Virginia's first casino. We'll also talk to Politico reporter Dan Diamond about the ongoing controversy between...

Duration:00:53:59

Public Safety Pay Inequities

5/14/2018
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Public safety staff in Virginia Beach have been asking the city to fix pay disparities for over a decade. The city responded last week by allocating $3.2 million in their budget to adjust the pay of more than 6,000 employees next year. City Council votes on the budget Tuesday, May 15. Vice Mayor Jim Wood and Deputy City Manager Steve Cover will join us to discuss fixing compensation issues which will ultimately cost $38 million. We'll also talk to a firefighter who said he first contacted...

Duration:00:53:59

Military Spouses | Charity Tillemann-Dick

5/10/2018
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Senator Tim Kaine joins us today to discuss the Military Spouse Employment Act of 2018, a bill he's sponsored that aims to assist military spouses with their careers as they transition from place to place. If you are a military spouse, what has your experience been? Later, classical recording artist Charity Tillemann-Dick joins us to share her amazing journey as a singer in the face of two double lung transplants. And as always, we'll check in with Mal Vincent to find out what's going on...

Duration:00:53:59

YourSay: Virginia Beach Schools End Class Rankings

5/9/2018
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The Virginia Beach School Board voted recently to end class rankings and the naming of valedictorians. Instead, starting with the class of 2022, schools will institute a Latin honors system that recognizes more students. Do you agree with the decision to end these long-held traditions? The superintendent of Virginia Beach Public Schools will join us to discuss the change and we'd love to get your thoughts. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Duration:00:54:00

Boy Scouts Making a Name Change

5/8/2018
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After 108 years, the Boy Scouts announced last week that they'll make a name change. The flagship program for 11 to 17-year-olds will now be called Scouts BSA. The change will take effect next February as they start accepting girls into the program. Do you agree with this new direction? We'll talk with the Vice President of the BSA Tidewater Council, as well as the CEO of the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast about what this means for both organizations. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Duration:00:53:50

Guest Host Joe Flanagan | Mal Vincent

5/3/2018
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Guest host Joe Flanagan joins us today. Later, we'll check in with Mal Vincent to find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

Duration:00:54:00

After the Vote: Municipal Elections

5/2/2018
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We'll begin today's show with a follow-up of the municipal elections in Hampton Roads. And later, Norfolk is getting a new farmers market! Two sisters are behind this open-air market which opened on April 4th and features fresh fruit, eggs, meat and artisan foods every Wednesday from 3 to 7 p.m. and one of them joins us to share their mission. We have a seat at the table for you, so pull up a chair and join us with your comments today at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Duration:00:53:59

Newport News Mental Health Court | Judge's Unique Sentencing

5/1/2018
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A Virginia judge handed down a unique sentence in the case of five students who defaced a historic black schoolhouse: read a book. The attorney who suggested this punishment joins us to talk about why she thought it would make a difference in the lives of these youths. Before that, we'll discuss a proposed mental health court in Newport News with the judge who championed the idea and a forensic specialist with the Hampton-Newport News Community Services Board. Tune in at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Duration:00:53:44

HearSay Headlines

4/30/2018
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It's another edition of HearSay Headlines! Here are some of the news stories we're tracking: Cosby, Cohen, Kanye, and Korea. Which news stories have you talking? Call us at 440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240. But first in the program we'll speak with Virginian-Pilot reporter Tim Eberly who was named as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in the investigative reporting category and who has won two awards from the Virginia Press Association, including outstanding journalist of the year.

Duration:00:53:59

Ryan Kelly | Mal Vincent

4/26/2018
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A Virginia photographer, and Christopher Newport University graduate, has won the Pulitzer Prize for his photo of a fatal car attack at the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville last August. He joins us to discuss that photo. We'll also discuss an amazing free legal resource for Virginians.Later, we'll check in with Mal Vincent to find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

Duration:00:53:59

Family Businesses

4/25/2018
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On today's show we'll examine what it takes to run a successful family business with a local and national expert, both of whose businesses have survived for generations. Did you know that family businesses generate 62 percent of the country's employment? Tune in today at noon 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Duration:00:54:01

Special Broadcast: Cathy Lewis and Michelle Alexander

4/24/2018
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Tune into HearSay at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM for a special broadcast of Cathy Lewis’ interview with civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander. The interview took place as part of Old Dominion University’s President’s Lecture Series.

Duration:00:54:00

In the Garden | Mal Vincent

4/19/2018
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We're in the garden today with Jim Orband! Historic Garden Week is right around the corner, and we're bringing information you won't want to miss. You can always get your questions in to the show early by emailing, tweeting, or calling us (757-889-9105). Later, we'll check in with Mal Vincent to find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

Duration:00:53:55

Municipal Elections

4/18/2018
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There are a plethora of municipal elections happening in Hampton Roads on May 1; you can read about them here. Which political race mosts interests you and why? We have a seat at the table for you, so pull up a chair and join us with your comments today at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Duration:00:53:52

Eviction in Hampton Roads | Norfolk Street Choir

4/17/2018
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Rental eviction rates in Hampton Roads are among the worst in the country. Lavar Edmonds, an Eviction Lab researcher, says that eviction is an affordable-housing issue. Today, we'll examine why rates are so high in Hampton Roads and discuss what's being done to combat the issue. Later, we'll learn about the incredible Norfolk Street Choir.

Duration:00:53:52

HearSay Headlines

4/16/2018
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The United States conducted air strikes Friday targeting three facilities in western Syria involved in chemical weapons storage and research as a response to an alleged chemical attack that killed 43 people and affected at least 500 others in Douma. Three Norfolk-based Navy ships played a big role in Friday's strikes. Today, we're exploring Hampton Roads' connection to this international event and wondering: How do you feel about the United States' method of response? Call us at 440-2665...

Duration:00:53:53

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