This Week on HearSay
January 23 - January 26, 2006
Monday, January 23
A TAXING SITUATION? THE FIGHT TO FIX TRANSPORTATION
As the transportation crisis continues to take its toll on Virginia motorists, the battle over how to fix the problem is heating up in the General Assembly. Will the solution be tolls, new taxes or mass transit? Join Cathy and her guests, former VDOT Commissioner Phil Shucet, reporters Margaret Edds of the Virginian Pilot and Hugh Lessig from The Daily Press as they discuss the latest developments on the transportation issue.
Tuesday, January 24
LIVING CULTURE: TREATMENT OF DETAINEES
Concern and criticism over the treatment of detainees in Guantánamo Bay, Iraq and Afghanistan led to a US ban on torture, but the debate continues over whether alleged
"enemy combatants" are entitled to the usual rights of prisoners of war set out in the Geneva Conventions. Its the focus of an upcoming panel discussion by Old Dominion University's Institute for Ethics and Public Affairs, “Fighting the Global War on Terror: Ethical and Legal Issues in the Treatment of Detainees.” On today's HearSay, Cathy is joined by panelists William Howard Taft, former chief legal advisor to the US Department of State, Kristine Huskey, International Litigation attorney and Tom Robotham, editor of Portfolio Weekly.
Wednesday, January 25
EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION: A TALE OF TWO CITIES
The state of public education in the United States is oft criticized, but two Hampton Roads districts are receiving accolades for their approach to teaching. Norfolk Superintendent Dr. Stephen Jones and Hampton Superintendent Dr. Patrick Russo join Cathy to talk about what is going right in our classrooms and what can be improved.
Thursday, January 26
HearSay's favorite veterinarian Phyllis Neumann joins Cathy in the studio to talk about all things furry, feathered, and finned.
Dog Day Care Locations:
- Wags Doggie Daycare
950 W. 21st St, Norfolk
- Doggy Dayz Academy
500 B Copeland Dr, Hampton
- Camp Care-A-Lot
1924 Diamond Springs Rd, VA Beach
- dog daycare and puppy boarding
- cats accepted starting June 1st