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Think Tank with Garland Robinette

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New Orleans broadcasting legend Garland Robinette takes on politics, technology, business, current events and more

New Orleans broadcasting legend Garland Robinette takes on politics, technology, business, current events and more
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New Orleans, LA

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Podcasts

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Entercom

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New Orleans broadcasting legend Garland Robinette takes on politics, technology, business, current events and more

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English

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434 N. Columbia St. • Covington, LA 70433


Episodes

Think Tank 1210pm drug addiction in the city

3/28/2017
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Should drug addiction in the city be treated as a health issue or drug issue? More deaths due to overdose in New Orleans than homicide. This hours guest: Dr. Jeffery Rouse - Orleans Parish Coronor

Duration: 00:29:24


Think Tank 1110am healthcare plan

3/28/2017
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Bernie Sanders said he’s going to push his plan for a single-payer healthcare plan like Europe. He says Obamacare is costing us too much and the GOP can’t get their bill together to correct the problems. This hours guest: Michael Cannon - Director of Health Policy @ Cato Institute

Duration: 00:29:24


Think Tank 1010am recreational marijuana

3/28/2017
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OH CANADA! Could Canada be the next country to legalize recreational marijuana? Canada is proposing legislation that would legalize recreational marijuana by 2018. This hours guest: Chief Larry Kirk - Retired Chief ( Old Monroe Police Department, Missouri & member of LEAP (Law Enforcement Action Partnership)

Duration: 00:30:48


Think Tank 1210pm select committee

3/27/2017
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Is an independent “select committee” necessary in the investigation of Russian hacking & possible collusion with Trump associates? This hours guest: Max Bergmann - Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress Steve Bucci - Director of the Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation

Duration: 00:27:22


Think Tank 1110am Obamacare

3/27/2017
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Can you and your family afford to live with Obamacare? And, do you have faith that Republicans with a majority in the House & Senate & a sitting President will pass other reforms like tax reform & infrastructure bills? This hours guest: Ron Faucheaux - Political Analyst & President of Clarus Research Group Dr. Ed Chervenak - UNO Political Science Professor

Duration: 00:27:10


Think Tank 1010am prison reform

3/27/2017
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Should Louisiana be the national poster child for prison reform? States looking to reduce their budgets are seeking ways to cut expenses and looking at Louisiana as a possible model. This hours guest: Richard Van Wickler- Corrections Superintendent, Cheshire County Department of Corrections, Keene, NH, Also, Chairman of the Board, Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP) William Booher - Interim Executive Director, Pelican Institute for Public Policy

Duration: 00:28:14


3/24 11am Don: reducing prison expenses

3/24/2017
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If Louisiana needs to reduce prison expense, the state should: reduce the prison population by relaxing release policies or cut costs for prisoner benefits? We take a look at crime, the criminal justice system and victims' rights. Don's recent experience with the criminal justice system (his god son's murder), left him feeling, “disgusted & insulted." If you've had a family member or a loved one who was a victim of a crime, what was your experience? Don was joined by Irv Magri, President...

Duration: 00:26:54


3/24 10:45am Michael Glasser talks consent decree

3/24/2017
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What is the consent decree? And how is working against NOPD recruiting? Capt. Michael Glasser tells us how it works.

Duration: 00:04:29


3/24 10:25am Don: NOPD recruiting former military

3/24/2017
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Would you support a family member's decision to pursue a law enforcement career? It's becoming harder and harder to recruit new officers. The pay is low. The risks are high. The image of police officers has been tarnished. What would happen to society if no one wants to become a police officer? Don Dubuc talks recruiting former military members.

Duration: 00:00:50


3/23 12:35pm Todd: Entrepreneur Week

3/23/2017
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Idea Village Executive Director, Emily Egan, joins Guest host Todd Menesses.

Duration: 00:07:05


3/23 12:50pm Todd: Corn hole gets a makeover

3/23/2017
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NOEW 2016 winner was Todd of Mashball who has created a make over of beer pong and corn hole.

Duration: 00:04:35


3/23 12:25am Todd: From software to business incubation

3/23/2017
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Guest host Todd Menesses speaks with Chris Reid of LookFar on how he transitioned from being a software company to helping grow small businesses.

Duration: 00:03:45


3/23 12:10am Todd: Compelling Business Stories

3/23/2017
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How do brands like GE stay top of mind? Guest host Todd Menesses speaks with Andy Goldberg Creative Director of GE about his key note address to New Orleans entrepreneurs.

Duration: 00:10:51


3/23 11:35am Todd: Women in Business

3/23/2017
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Guest host Todd Menesses speaks with Klassi Duncan of the Urban League's Women Business Incubator program.

Duration: 00:06:19


3/23 Todd: Will small businesses restore the coast?

3/23/2017
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Guest host Todd Menesses speaks with Executive Director of Propeller, Andrea Chen and Emily Madero of The Idea Village about the Water Challenge Business Competition.

Duration: 00:10:46


3/23 Todd: NOEW Women's Summit

3/23/2017
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Guest host Todd Menesses speaks with Lelia Gowland, President of Gowland LLC. Lelia is hosting the NOEW Women's Summit today 1-4pm.

Duration: 00:05:13


3/23 10:50am Todd: Supporting Crazy Ideas

3/23/2017
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Guest host Todd Menesses speaks with President of Junior Achievement-New Orleans, Larry Washington and Wiliams Andrews, Executive Director, Ogden Museum of Southern Art.

Duration: 00:03:18


3/23 Todd: Cox invests in NOLA

3/23/2017
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Guest host Todd Menesses speaks with Ken Kraft, Business Marketing VP of Cox Communications and InstaPath Founder, Mei Wang, Winner of Cox Business/Inc Magazine "Get Started" Business Pitch Competition.

Duration: 00:08:48


3/23 10:20am Todd, Women Entrepreneurs employing women

3/23/2017
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Guest host Todd Menesses speaks with Jennifer Bernard & Amanda Wingfield Goldman of Junior League of New Orleans. They announce "Two Girls, One Shuck" as their current pitch contest.

Duration: 00:07:05


3/23 10:10am Todd: Want to start a business in NOLA?

3/23/2017
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Guest host Todd Menesses speaks with the Executive Director of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week, Victoria Adams about the growth in Louisiana businesses.

Duration: 00:07:41

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