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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

Vaping

9/18/2019
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How dangerous is vaping? How is it affecting our health, our kids, and our community? Cathy Lewis talks about this subject with a variety of experts. Then we find out what's happening in Mal's World.

Duration:00:53:58

In the Garden

9/17/2019
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Like swallows to Capistrano, Jim Orband returns in glory and majesty. He answers your toughest gardening questions, and we listen to Earth, Wind & Fire.

Duration:00:53:59

The Price of Health

9/16/2019
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Del. Lee Carter has called for a cap on insulin prices. Cathy Lewis discusses the cost of that life-saving medicine with him, and we hear from a woman who has been impacted by this issue personally. Then we discuss efforts by the UVA Health System to collect medical debts from patients. A Washington Post article reported that it has sued thousands of people, seized bank accounts, put liens on property, and forced people into bankruptcy. Later in the program, we hear about a local man who...

Duration:00:53:59

Sen. Tim Kaine / Military Cuts / Trusted Healers

9/11/2019
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Cathy Lewis talks to Sen. Tim Kaine and Craig Quigley about cuts to military programs in Hampton Roads. We also learn more about a book with a blueprint to transform healthcare in America. Finally, we find out what's happening in Mal's World.

Duration:00:53:59

Is Age Just a Number? / American Dreamer

9/10/2019
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We hear from a Politico writer, a professor of public health, and a workforce expert about our aging population. Then Cathy talks to the director of a new crime thriller filmed in Norfolk. Join our conversation at noon.

Duration:00:54:03

NOAA / Dorian Aftermath / Election Season

9/9/2019
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Is information about the weather becoming politicized? Cathy Lewis discusses that issue and gets us the update about the operation to clean up after Hurricane Dorian in Ocracoke Island. Finally, Dr. Quentin Kidd gives us his insight on the 2019 general elections in Virginia.

Duration:00:53:59

Race and the Police / A Tasty Opportunity

9/4/2019
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How does your race affect your treatment by police? Cathy Lewis deals with this compelling and thorny question. Then, a new program will come to Norfolk public schools to help students launch careers in the restaurant industry. Finally, we find out what's happening in Mal's World.

Duration:00:54:00

Meatless Meat / Mercy Chefs

9/3/2019
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Plant-based meat products are undergoing a renaissance, with new brands like Impossible and Beyond attempting to mimic the taste and texture of animal meat. Cathy Lewis talks to a reporter from The Washington Post about the industry's growth, and what cattle ranchers are doing in response. Then, we talk to the executive director of the Plant Based Food Association about the benefits of the meatless products, and local doctor Ryan Light will let us know if the veggie options are a healthy...

Duration:00:53:59

The Water Crisis / Restoring Williamsburg

8/28/2019
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The Chesapeake Bay faces threats to its health from out of the state. Meanwhile, the global water crisis has hit close to home. Cathy Lewis discusses these challenges with academics, a journalist, and one of our lawmakers. After that, we hear from an author about the restoration project that created Colonial Williamsburg. We end the show by checking in with what's happening This Week in Mal's World.

Duration:00:53:57

The FBI, Security and Democracy / The 1619 Project / Everybody's an Expert

8/27/2019
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Mike German infiltrated extremist groups as a special agent for the FBI. Today, he is a fellow with the Brennan Center for Justice’s Liberty and National Security Program. He talks to Cathy Lewis about his new book: Disrupt, Discredit and Divide: How the New FBI Damages Democracy. What do you think about America's security policies in the 21st Century? Then, we talk to a New York Times reporter about the legacy of the slave trade in America. And finally, in a time when everyone on social...

Duration:00:53:59

The Comment Section

8/26/2019
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The Virginian-Pilot has ended its online comments section, joining other publications across the country. Is that a good thing? Do online comments add or detract from the public conversation around the news? Cathy Lewis talks to experts on the situation. Then, we discuss tariffs and trade with ODU's Dr. Robert McNab. Join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM.

Duration:00:53:59

Naro Expanded Video Farewell / Breastfeeding Awareness / 1619 Commemoration

8/21/2019
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Naro Expanded Video, a treasure to many in the Norfolk and Ghent community, will sadly close its doors at the end of August. You can join them for a final farewell celebration on August 25th. Also, we speak with the Outreach Coordinator for Norfolk's Women, Infants and Children Program. We then hear from Kathy Spangler about the 1619 Commemoration at Fort Monroe. We end the show by checking in with what's happening This Week in Mal's World.

Duration:00:54:01

"In the Garden" Live at Colonial Williamsburg Gardens

8/20/2019
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Broadcast live from the extravagant Garden Pavilion at Shield's Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg.

Duration:00:53:54

Public Service Loan Forgiveness

8/19/2019
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As students head back to school, many of them are already dreading the reality of student loan debt. But some may be seeking a career in public service, possibly making them eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Turns out it isn't always that simple, as we talk to a Virginia delegate who spent over a decade in public service only to find out that he is not eligible for loan forgiveness. What is your experience with student loan debt? Did you qualify for any type of loan...

Duration:00:53:47

Portsmouth Gaming / CBD

8/14/2019
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Cathy Lewis talks about plans to bring gaming to Portsmouth with city officials. Then we shift to the topic of CBD - it's everywhere, but what is it? Later, we find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

Duration:00:53:59

Kris Worrell / Lyrical Lounge / Cohen Veterans Network

8/13/2019
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Tribune appointed Kris Worrell to be the new Editor-in-Chief for The Virginian-Pilot and the Daily Press. She is in the studio to discuss the state of media and her plans for the future with Cathy Lewis. We also discuss the upcoming Lyrical Lounge show. Then, a new clinic is opening in the area to help veterans and their families.

Duration:00:53:59

White Nationalism

8/12/2019
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Cathy Lewis talks to experts on the changing threat of white nationalism in America. Then we discuss how this has impacted the immigrant community in Hampton Roads.

Duration:00:53:37

Pet Health

8/7/2019
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Dr. Phyllis Neumann returns to the studio to answer your most pressing questions about pet care. We hope you'll join us at noon on 89.5 WHRV-FM. You can always get your questions in to the show early by emailing, tweeting, or calling us at (757) 889-9105. Later, we'll find out what's going on this week in Mal's World.

Duration:00:53:59

A Threat to Congress / Gun Culture / Ballet

8/6/2019
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Dr. Matthew Glassman will talk to Cathy Lewis about what he sees as a retirement crisis in the US Congress and the weakening of that institution. Then, we will discuss gun culture in America. Finally, we will talk to the Artistic Director of the Richmond Ballet about her tenure, and her plans for the future.

Duration:00:53:59

Healthcare and Politics / The Border

8/5/2019
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Politico PULSE author Dan Diamond will discuss the different plans for healthcare reform backed by 2020 candidates. What changes to healthcare policy do you want to see? Then, Cathy Lewis will talk to Jen Reuben from Ohef Sholom Temple about her trip to see conditions at the Mexican border. Please call us and share your thoughts at 1-800-940-2240 or 757-440-2665.

Duration:00:53:50