Monday, July 17
FROM THE HEADLINES: THE STEM CELL DEBATE
Researchers and doctors believe stem cells may hold the key to curing diseases such as diabetes, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. Now the US Senate is debating if the government should fund stem-cell research and the decision could lead to President's Bush exercising veto power. We'll discuss the controversial issue on today's HearSay with Dr. Linda Flower of the Christian Medical Association and Sean Tipton, President of the Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research, and Dr. Jonathan Moreno, Director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at the University of Virginia.
Tuesday, July 18
Segment A: FLYING SOUTH?
A Jacksonville Civic Group's renewed interest in reopening Florida's Cecil Field raises new concerns over the future of NAS Oceana. We'll get the latest on the fate of the Virginia Beach base on today's HearSay. Join Cathy and guests, State Senator Ken Stolle, Virginian Pilot Military Reporter Louis Hansen, and Greg Piatt, Reporter for the Florida Times-Union.
Segment B: BATTLE FOR THE LEVANT
Today on HearSay, Cathy talks with Anthony Shadid, Washington Post Foreign Correspondent, winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, and author of Night Draws Near: Iraq’s People in the Shadow of America’s War, and Professor Oren Gross, from the University of Minnesota Law School and an internationally recognized expert in the areas of national security law, international law and international trade about the escalating attacks between Hezbollah and Israel.
Wednesday, July 19
IN THE GARDEN
Is summer's heat taking a toll on your plants and flowers? Join Cathy and our experts York County Extension Agent Jim Orband and Daily Press Gardening and Home Columnist Kathy Van Mullekom for our monthly garden show.
Thursday, July 20
WEATHER WEATHER EVERYWHERE
Hurricane season is about hit full force – are you prepared? What about your pets, businesses, and insurance coverage? Today on HearSay, we’ll hear weather predictions for the upcoming months with Larry Brown of the National Weather Service in Wakefield and Robert Lee of Weathernews Inc., and discuss how to best prepare for a hurricane with Mark Marchbank, Deputy Emergency Coordinator with the City of Virginia Beach, Stephany Hanshaw, Director of the VDOT Smart Traffic Center for Hampton Roads, Jean Katz of the Norfolk SPCA, and John Heimerl, Chief Enterprise Officer at WHRO.