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Good Mornings Podcast Edition


Good Mornings with host Chris Oaks is a fun, hip and lively show that has everyone talking - featuring conversations with local, state and nationally-known politicians, authors and experts in fields ranging from current events to technology, finance to modern lifestyle topics.

Good Mornings with host Chris Oaks is a fun, hip and lively show that has everyone talking - featuring conversations with local, state and nationally-known politicians, authors and experts in fields ranging from current events to technology, finance to modern lifestyle topics.


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Good Mornings with host Chris Oaks is a fun, hip and lively show that has everyone talking - featuring conversations with local, state and nationally-known politicians, authors and experts in fields ranging from current events to technology, finance to modern lifestyle topics.




Thursday, December 1, 2022

Moving forward with the process of Moving Findlay Forward... Committee chair Jeff Wobser shares details on next week's event to unveil the progress on the city's strategic plan thus far and what will happen next (at 12:40) --- How you can help give the lifelong gift of literacy by volunteering as a tutor for the Hancock Public Library's Read for LIFE program (at 21:40) --- What's Happening: Celebrate the season with December events and activities at the Hancock Historical Museum (at 29:28)...


Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Teaching teens important financial literacy skills... especially in underserved communities as perhaps the best strategy for breaking the cycle of poverty (at 14:15) --- To Your Health: To wrap-up Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the importance of clinical trials in developing new treatments that offer better outcomes for patients (at 22:15) --- There's still time to share the warmth of the season with those in need... the annual Coats for Christmas campaign continues through this week (at...


Tuesday, November 29, 2022

For many, the workplace today is already much different than it was just a couple of years ago... are even more changes in store in 2023? A new report from Indeed and Glassdoor examines the trends that will play out in the coming year (at 15:05) --- To Your Health: November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month... with the most important fact being that it's not just smokers and ex-smokers who are at risk (at 21:48) --- What's Happening: Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the season with...


Monday, November 28, 2022

It's a well-known fact that shoplifting costs everyone money... but did you know that consumers may actually be contributing to the problem without even realizing it? A closer look at organized retail theft and what's driving this growing trend (at 14:52) --- There's no question that expectations of employees and consumers have changed post-pandemic, which means businesses need a new playbook for success... one that focuses on the values of 'life-centricity' (at 22:29) --- Holiday Gift...


Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Plant-based alternatives have become increasingly popular in recent years, and there are easy ways to incorporate them into your traditional Thanksgiving feast (at 14:07) --- It's Christmastime in the City... with this weekend's lighting of the community Christmas tree, local shopping on Small Business Saturday and visits with the big man himself at Santa's House (at 18:05) --- Black Friday deals are everywhere, but are they really the best deals of the season? WalletHub crunched the data,...


Tuesday, November 22, 2022

How to address the growing problem of teen vaping... the CDC reports more than 2.5M youngsters under age 18 are using e-cigarettes (at 15:34) --- Existing home sales have now declined for an unprecedented nine months in a row... What is the outlook for the real estate market between now and the spring? (at 24:45) --- 2022 will be the year we get back to more traditional gatherings of friends and family for Thanksgiving and the holiday season... We have tips for those taking on hosting duties...


Monday, November 21, 2022

The Arlington Local Schools have plenty to be thankful for... Superintendent Kevin Haught discusses the plan moving forward after voters approved the district's levy for a new building (at 14:53) --- Because no one should spend the holiday alone, StoneBridge Church is once again serving up a free Community Thanksgiving Dinner for all (at 23:42) --- It's become a Thanksgiving morning tradition, and a way to preemptively offset all those extra calories... the Turkey Trot 5K to benefit the...


Monday, November 14, 2022

This is the time of year many of us get to review our participation in a workplace benefits package, but how are record inflation and fears of a recession impacting the availability of those benefits and the way you should take advantage of them? (at 12:17) --- As a post-script to Veterans Day... One of the biggest challenges for veterans in transitioning from the service is in finding a way to translate their military skills to the civilian workforce, but in many cases it's not as difficult...


Friday, November 11, 2022

The Best Cities After Service... An updated and expanded list of places that are most accommodating for military members transitioning back to civilian life (at 14:52) --- Behind every service member is a military family... it's not the same kind of service, but it's still a sacrifice that deserves acknowledgement and recognition (at 23:16) --- McComb Panthers head coach Kris Alge reflects on last week's victory over Pandora-Gilboa and looks to this week's regional semifinal showdown with...


Thursday, November 10, 2022

Computers and robotics in the workplace are nothing new, but today's technology is ''Radically Human''... is it time for us real humans to be afraid? (at 14:30) --- ICYMI... Blanchard Valley Health System family physician Dr. David Yoder discusses the concern over this season's spread of RSV among young children (at 23:17) --- What does hearing 'Thank you for your service' really mean to veterans? And how can we honor, thank and support them more than just one day out of the year? (at 30:12)...


Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Honoring those who have served... Flag City Honor Flight president Bob Weinberg talks about his own service as an honor guard at Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknowns (at 15:23) --- Reaction and analysis of the midterm election results - and how they align with what voters were saying prior to Election Day - with Dr. Robert Alexander, founding director of the Institute for Civics and Public Policy at Ohio Northern University (at 26:31) --- Around Town: Camp Fun offers a safe,...


Tuesday, November 8, 2022

The media narrative about the significance of the midterms is that it is the first national election since the riot at the Capitol... but the real significance is that it could dramatically change the balance of power in Washington (at 14:54) --- The American Legion is calling renewed attention on the tragedy of veteran suicide, with an emphasis on intervention as a way to support those who have served (at 22:50) --- It's easy to let your personal health and wellness slide during the hectic...


Monday, November 7, 2022

Mental Health Monday: 'Tis the season for SAD - Seasonal Affective Disorder - as the days get shorter and it gets dark earlier with the time change... Strategies for coping with the 'winter blues' (at 14:15) --- Turning obstacles into opportunity... How business leaders large and small are navigating a changing work environment and volatile economy into 2023 (at 24:55) --- Habitat for Humanity's annual celebration dinner last week honored its families and volunteers, and announced big plans...


Friday, November 4, 2022

In an era of 'quiet quitting' and 'the great resignation' how can employers attract and retain the best workers - and get their best work? As it turns out, ''The Answer is a Question'' (at 14:56) --- Seniors are bombarded with information on their healthcare options at this time of year, but there remains one component that is as confusing as ever... managing the cost of gaps in prescription drug coverage (at 25:20) --- The high school football playoffs have reached the Regional Quarterfinal...


Thursday, November 3, 2022

With retailers pushing their holiday deals out earlier than ever, and consumers starting their shopping already, what is popular and trending for Christmas in 2022? (at 13:46) --- Ready to get into the holiday spirit? The Community Foundation is bringing a little early Christmas cheer to this week's downtown ArtWark event (at 19:38) --- To Your Health: An ongoing study by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research is helping scientists better understand the disease and its...


Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Another interest rate hike is likely despite growing opposition from lawmakers, economists and business leaders alike over recession fears... is the Federal Reserve stuck between a rock and a hard place? (at 14:55) --- Whether rewarding yourself for surviving the pandemic or looking to add a spark to your relationship, a fall or winter getaway may be just the thing you need (at 22:26) --- Community and Business Spotlight: From traditional care to holistic therapies, Findlay Optimal Health is...


Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Seven in ten Americans are taking on extra work to help make ends meet... but could that side hustle get you fired from your 'real' job? What both workers and employers need to understand about this growing trend (at 15:07) --- To Your Health: As a postscript to Breast Cancer Awareness Month, what it means when the doctor says you have 'dense breasts' and how it could impact your cancer risk (at 23:40) --- What's Happening: November is a big month for the University of Findlay's Mazza...


Monday, October 31, 2022

Every community has its spooky and scary legends, and Findlay is no exception... but did you know that our fair city has a more direct connection to America's celebration of Halloween? (at 16:04) --- More than 7-million Americans suffer from dementia, a number that will likely double by the end of the next decade... and for every patient, there are caregivers - usually other family members - for whom it is a shared experience (at 26:45) --- What's Happening: As the weather turns colder, the...


Friday, October 28, 2022

Doctors are warning that we could be in for a rough winter for seasonal bugs like colds, flu and RSV... with young children being among the most vulnerable (at 14:10) --- The other segment of the population particularly susceptible to seasonal respiratory illnesses are seniors... and here again, the cumulative effect of the pandemic may play a role this year (at 23:59) --- Our area will be well-represented in the high school football playoffs... Coaches Corner host John Marshall gives us a...


Thursday, October 27, 2022

Stories in the news about everything from child predators to pushers targeting kids with 'rainbow fentanyl' are enough to send chills down any parent's spine... We have tips to keep trick-or-treat fun and safe for everyone (at 15:31) --- Celebrating Halloween at the office may sound like a fun idea, but it can lead to a nightmare scenario for your company's legal department (at 23:53) --- Throwback Thursday: ''Ghostland''... The haunted history of a country that loves a good ghost story (at...