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The day’s news made fast, fair and fun – in 10 minutes. Erica Mandy is like a trusted friend who always ‘gets’ both sides. She’s a veteran journalist who was tired of talking heads, alarmist headlines and monotone voices, so she created something different. The NewsWorthy is packed with politics, tech, business and entertainment from a variety of sources -- brought together in one, convenient place (and with a fun twist). Join the thousands of people already listening each weekday!

The day’s news made fast, fair and fun – in 10 minutes. Erica Mandy is like a trusted friend who always ‘gets’ both sides. She’s a veteran journalist who was tired of talking heads, alarmist headlines and monotone voices, so she created something different. The NewsWorthy is packed with politics, tech, business and entertainment from a variety of sources -- brought together in one, convenient place (and with a fun twist). Join the thousands of people already listening each weekday!

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The day’s news made fast, fair and fun – in 10 minutes. Erica Mandy is like a trusted friend who always ‘gets’ both sides. She’s a veteran journalist who was tired of talking heads, alarmist headlines and monotone voices, so she created something different. The NewsWorthy is packed with politics, tech, business and entertainment from a variety of sources -- brought together in one, convenient place (and with a fun twist). Join the thousands of people already listening each weekday!

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English


Episodes

Relief Vote-a-Rama, Fever Checks Inaccurate? & First NFT Album Release - Friday, March 5th, 2021

3/5/2021
The news to know for Friday, March 5th, 2021! What to know about: the status of that massive COVID-19 relief bill that would give more direct payments to Americansa history-making earthquake near New Zealand & the chaos it causedNFTs in the music industryyet another new streaming service now availablean excuse for people around the country to unplug today Those stories and more in around 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more about any of the stories...

Duration:00:16:54

New Capitol Threat, U.S. Gets C- & Google Tracking Change- Thursday, March 4th, 2021

3/4/2021
The news to know for Thursday, March 4th, 2021! We're talking about: a new threat at the U.S. Capitol building serious enough that some lawmakers canceled their planned session there todaya new report, years in the making, that accuses a congressman of bad behaviorAmerica's infrastructure report card: what it found about the country's roads, bridges, and power systemsGoogle's major promise to cut back on some types of online trackinga SpaceX rocket that had a nearly perfect test, minus an...

Duration:00:14:06

States Reopen, Dr. Seuss Books Dropped & Mixed Reality Meetings- Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021

3/3/2021
The news to know for Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021! We'll tell you about: what's behind the new sped-up timeline to get all American adults vaccinated against COVID-19why two state leaders are lifting major COVID-19 restrictions despite warnings from health officialsthe FBI director's take on the Capitol riotanother automaker planning to go all-electricwhy some Dr. Seuss books will no longer be publishedMicrosoft unveiling what some people consider the future of work meetings Those stories...

Duration:00:14:10

Kids Back in Class, Blackouts to Bankruptcy & YouTube’s TikTok - Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

3/2/2021
The news to know for Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021! We have updates about: new efforts around the country to get children back in classroomsnew policies aimed at reuniting migrant kids and their parents in the U.S.the latest fallout from the historic winter storm in TexasYouTube's newest TikTok-like featurewhat Angelina Jolie just put up for auction that went for millions of dollars Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more about...

Duration:00:16:40

J&J on the Way, Gambling Apps Allowed & Golden Globe Winners - Monday, March 1st, 2021

3/1/2021
The news to know for Monday, March 1st, 2021! What to know about: a third COVID-19 vaccine on its way in the U.S.the nearly $2 trillion relief bill moving through Congresswhat former President Trump did and didn't confirm in his first major speech since leaving officehow gambling just got much easierwhere Lady Gaga's two dogs were foundhistory-making winners at the Golden Globes Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or see sources below to read more...

Duration:00:13:48

Special Edition: Restart Your New Year’s Resolution

2/27/2021
As we wrap up the second month of 2021, we started to think about New Year’s resolutions many of us made at the start of the year. Statistics show most people aren’t following through a few months later. So, we wanted to take a break from the everyday news to talk about how to reach our goals, even if that means restarting right now. Well-known podcaster, entrepreneur and author John Lee Dumas joins us to share his roadmap to reaching goals and finding more freedom. This episode is...

Duration:00:11:11

First Biden Airstrikes, Trump’s Comeback? & Gaga’s $500K Reward - Friday, February 26th, 2021

2/26/2021
The news to know for Friday, February 26th, 2021! What to know about: President Biden's first military action abroadwhy Biden's first State of the Union is a target for a different type of attackformer President Trump giving his first major speech since leaving officehow people might end up paying for some types of tweetswhy Lady Gaga is offering a half-a-million-dollar rewardone of the biggest nights in TV and film going bi-coastal Those stories and more in around 10 minutes! Head to...

Duration:00:13:29

Third Vaccine Safe, USPS ‘Death Spiral’ & ‘Frasier’ Reboot - Thursday, February 25th, 2021

2/25/2021
The news to know for Thursday, February 25th, 2021! We're talking about: the FDA's review of a third COVID-19 vaccine that could be available to the American public by next weekwhat the leader of the U.S. Postal Service says he needs to make sure the service doesn't diewhy you could get a check from your state governmentanother reboot of an iconic sitcom comingwhat to know before you plan a spring break getaway All that and more in around 10 minutes... Head to...

Duration:00:11:53

Officers Not Charged, Tiger Woods Hospitalized & Mail Trucks Makeover- Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

2/24/2021
The news to know for Wednesday, February 24th, 2021! We'll tell you about: a grand jury's decision not to charge officers involved in a controversial and deadly police incidentthe rollover crash that put Tiger Woods in the hospitalmore COVID-19 vaccines on the waywhat new data shows about college enrollmenthow the USPS is going high-tech Those stories and more in about 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com to read more about any of the stories mentioned under the section titled...

Duration:00:11:09

Capitol Riot Hearing, El Chapo’s Wife Arrested & Daft Punk Breakup- Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

2/23/2021
The news to know for Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021! We have updates about: the latest investigation into the Capitol riot: who is speaking publicly for the first timethe U.S. Supreme Court's decision about former President Trump's tax returnsanother twist in the story of a notorious drug cartel boss: what is wife is accused of doingwho is set to become the youngest American in spacewhat could give the movie business a boost in the coming monthsa legendary music group breaking up after three...

Duration:00:16:24

500K American Deaths, Plane Engine Explodes & Grand Slam Champs- Monday, February 22nd, 2021

2/22/2021
The news to know for Monday, February 22nd, 2021! What to know about: a COVID-19 milestone that will likely have President Biden speaking to the nation tonightthe latest timeline and debate surrounding more economic reliefan update from Texas: what could get worse and where there's been a lot of progressan engine exploding mid-flightwhat major companies are pledging to do by 2025a teacher who broke a world record Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com or...

Duration:00:13:51

Special Edition: Impact of Virtual School

2/20/2021
Today we’re talking about the impact of virtual schooling on students. We discuss why (and how much) some children are falling behind, what schools have to consider other than safety when returning to in-person learning, and some practical solutions, including what parents can do right now. This episode is brought to you by BLUblox.com/newsworthy and Fitbod.me/newsworthy Get ad-free episodes by becoming an insider: www.theNewsWorthy.com/insider

Duration:00:17:13

Millions Without Water, Immigration Overhaul Bill & Restaurant Tip War- Friday, February 19th, 2021

2/19/2021
The news to know for Friday, February 19th, 2021! What to know about: the latest crisis in Texas: power is still an issue, but access to clean, safe water is now the most pressing concerna newly-proposed bill to overhaul the American immigration system: what's in it and its chances of becoming lawwhere Facebook is banning news storieshow you can vote to help decide what Amazon builds nexta first-of-its-kind animal clone Those stories and more in around 10 minutes! Head to...

Duration:00:13:57

Rare Power Crisis, Rush Limbaugh Dies & Risky Mars Landing- Thursday, February 18th, 2021

2/18/2021
The news to know for Thursday, February 18th, 2021! We're talking about: the power crisis mostly impacting Texas: it continues to be dire for millions of peoplea third of the country dealing with extreme winter weatherwhy the UK is planning to infect dozens of people with COVID-19 on purposethe legacy of a right-wing radio superstar who passed awaywho will face tough questions about last month's stock market frenzyNASA attempting its toughest landing on Mars yet that's been years in the...

Duration:00:16:33

Second Winter Storm, Trump vs. McConnell & Spring Training Begins- Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

2/17/2021
The news to know for Wednesday, February 17th, 2021! We'll tell you about: the winter storm causing record cold temperatures and power outages across the countrywhat to expect from the second storm arriving nowtwo major players in the Republican party exchanging insults: how former President Trump is lashing out against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnellanother new high for Bitcointhe 'richest person in the world' title changing againwhich Olympian just made history Those stories and...

Duration:00:13:50

Millions Without Power, ‘Bachelor’ Controversy & ‘Yardi Gras’- Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

2/16/2021
The news to know for Tuesday, February 16th, 2021! We have updates about: millions of Americans dealing with power outages during extreme winter weatherwho could see snow, ice, or even tornadoes nextlawmakers' next big move to address the Capitol riotwhy experts say new cases of COVID-19 are finally going down in the U.S.the controversial social network Parler's new homethe longtime host of the popular show 'The Bachelor' stepping asidethis year's Mardi Gras being called 'Yardi Gras' Those...

Duration:00:14:17

Trump Acquitted Again, Coast-to-Coast Storm & Presidents Day- Monday, February 15th, 2021

2/15/2021
The news to know for Monday, February 15th, 2021! What to know about: the historic impeachment trial that wrapped up over the weekend: how the vote was different but the outcome the same the second time arounda coast-to-coast winter storm that already brought unprecedented weather to much of the U.S.the CDC'S newest guidance for reopening schoolsa surprise winner at the Daytona 500the billionaire CEO making history in more than one way Those stories and more in just 10 minutes! Head to...

Duration:00:13:55

Special Edition: Dating & Love in 2021

2/13/2021
In honor of Valentine’s Day this weekend, we are talking about how dating has changed during the pandemic, what role politics is playing in the dating world, why the amount of ghosting has gone down, and some fun dating and love advice. Be sure to tune-in again each weekday (M-F) for our regular episodes to get quick, unbiased news roundups in ~10 minutes! This episode is brought to you by NativeDeo.com/newsworthy and MunkPack.com (Listen for the discount code) Get ad-free episodes by...

Duration:00:14:05

Weekend Impeachment Vote?, Bracing for a Blizzard & Valentine’s Day- Friday, February 12th, 2021

2/12/2021
The news to know for Friday, February 12th, 2021! What to know about: the final arguments from Democrats as they wrapped up their case in the impeachment trialwhat's expected from Trump's defense team todayhow another type of Republican party is possiblewhere a year's worth of snow is forecasted for this weekendthe ruling in Meghan Markle's lawsuit against a tabloidwhich sport has become especially popular in the last yearwhere Americans are planning to spend their money this Valentines...

Duration:00:14:13

New Capitol Riot Video, TikTok Sale On Hold & Lunar New Year- Thursday, February 11th, 2021

2/11/2021
The news to know for Thursday, February 11th, 2021! We're talking about: newly-released, graphic footage of the Capitol riot played during the impeachment trialwhy the sale of the Chinese-owned app TikTok is now on holdnew CDC guidance to get more protection from your maskwhat type of drug a new study says could also be used for significant weight lossthe Lunar New Year explained All that and more in around 10 minutes... Head to www.theNewsWorthy.com/shownotes to read more about any of...

Duration:00:14:05