This week on HearSay, October 9 - 12, 2006
Monday, October 9
FROM THE HEADLINES: STATE OF THE REGION
The annual "report card" for Hampton Roads is out. James Koch, Board of Visitors Professor of Economics and President Emeritus at Old Dominion University, joins Cathy to discuss the state of the region. Of course, traffic congestion is top on the list of priorities. Delegate Leo Wardrup talks transportation on today's HearSay.
2006 State of the Region Report
Tuesday, October 10
THIS MONTH IN VIRGINIA HISTORY
Historian John Quarstein joins Cathy in the studio to talk about two significant events we observe in October - Columbus Day and the Battle of Yorktown.
Wednesday, October 11
FROM THE HEADLINES: FLOODING IN FRANKLIN
Residents and business owners in Franklin, Isle of Wight and Zuni are dealing with the aftermath of flooding from the weekend's Nor'easter. We'll have the latest on the situation from Governor Tim Kaine and Franklin Mayor Jim Councill.
HearSay’s favorite veterinarian Phyllis Neumann is back to take on your pet dilemmas. Join us for our monthly edition of Pet Health.
Thursday, October 12
SCHOOL MATTERS: BULLYING
Did you know one in seven children is a bully or the target of one? Bullying can lead to truancy, student illness and even depression. On today's HearSay, we'll talk to Dr. Domenick Maglio who says parents and teachers may be part of the problem.
US Department of Health and Human Services
ATHLETES MAKING THE GRADE
Is participation in High School sports a right or a privilege? Should public schools lower requirements for participation in extra curricular activities? It's a complex issue we'll discuss today with Dr. Bruce Bukowski, Associate Professor of Health, Physical Education, Coaching and Recreation at the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater and Joel Kirsch, President and Program Director of the American Sports Institute.
Virginia High School Athletic League Website
FROM PROFESSOR TO COLLEGE FRESHMAN
Cathy visits with a college professor who took a novel approach to connect with her students, she went back to school. Author Rebecca Nathan, "My Freshman Year", shares her experience.