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HearSay with Cathy Lewis

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HearSay with Cathy Lewis is WHRV-FM's locally produced, public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to Hampton Roads. Every Monday through Thursday, we reach more than 52,000 listeners, from Richmond to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

HearSay with Cathy Lewis is WHRV-FM's locally produced, public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to Hampton Roads. Every Monday through Thursday, we reach more than 52,000 listeners, from Richmond to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Location:

Norfolk, VA

Description:

HearSay with Cathy Lewis is WHRV-FM's locally produced, public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to Hampton Roads. Every Monday through Thursday, we reach more than 52,000 listeners, from Richmond to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Twitter:

@HearSayWHRV

Language:

English

Contact:

5200 Hampton Boulevard Norfolk, VA 23508 757-440-2665


Episodes

Storms and COVID / Home Repair / Pandemics Of The Past

6/3/2020
We talk about what hurricane season means in the era of COVID-19. Then, we discuss how to maintain your home during this challenging time. Finally, for more than a century, Hampton Roads has dealt with the same issues around infectious disease that we're facing today. Cathy Lewis talks to a professor at ODU about the history of pandemics in our community.

Duration:00:53:59

Race And Violence

6/2/2020
Cathy discusses a series of incidents of violence and intimidation directed against African American people. Become part of this conversation at noon on WHRV.

Duration:00:54:03

Protests / Masks

6/1/2020
How will the new mandate on mask-wearing affect Virginians? What does wearing a mask accomplish, how will people react and how might it be implemented? We talk about these questions with an expert. Then, we discuss protests in Hampton Roads over the weekend.

Duration:00:53:59

Going Back To Work

5/27/2020
More people are returning to work as Hampton Roads gradually reopens. How are we staying safe, sane and healthy during this challenge? Cathy Lewis discusses the issue with experts.

Duration:00:53:59

The Virginia Beach Municipal Center Shooting: One Year Later

5/26/2020
Cathy discusses how the community has changed since the tragedy in Virginia Beach. Thank you for joining this important conversation at noon on WHRV.

Duration:00:54:00

What Will You Do With Your Stimulus Check?

5/20/2020
Stimulus checks. Some of us still haven’t received them, but if you did, how are you spending that money? We talk to Michelle Singletary, author and writer of the personal finance column, “The Color of Money.” She updates us on the status of stimulus checks and provide helpful advice for navigating the economic downturn associated with the coronavirus outbreak. We also talk to some Hampton Roads workers heading back to their jobs during the phase one reopening period.

Duration:00:53:59

The Smithfield Protest / Domestic Violence

5/19/2020
Last week, demonstrators called on Smithfield Foods to close its plants. We talk about the issue. Then, we discuss how the pandemic impacts people who suffer from domestic violence, and the options they have.

Duration:00:54:00

Rep. Bobby Scott / The COVID-19 Economy

5/18/2020
Rep. Bobby Scott talks to Cathy about a bill he is co-sponsoring, the HEROES Act, an economic relief package for those affected by the coronavirus. Then, we discuss the ongoing challenges to our local and state economy with experts.

Duration:00:53:58

Pet Health

5/13/2020
HearSay's favorite veterinarian, Dr. Phyllis Neumann, joins us to tackle your pet health questions.

Duration:00:53:53

Nurses / Tidewater Media Guild

5/12/2020
Nurses are in the center of the pandemic, but what do they need, and how can we support them? Cathy discusses the role that nurses play during these times. We also talk to a representative of the Tidewater Media Guild about journalism in Hampton Roads.

Duration:00:53:59

The Challenge To Reopen

5/11/2020
As Virginia goes through the phases of reopening, we discuss the impacts to our jobs and our health.

Duration:00:53:59

Addiction And Mental Health

5/6/2020
COVID-19 has challenged people who suffer from addiction and mental health issues. What's happening to these people in our community, and what are the solutions? Cathy Lewis discusses it with experts.

Duration:00:53:59

Elections / Graduations / Pandemic In Prison

5/5/2020
We talk about how the spread of the coronavirus will impact local, state and federal elections this year. We also discuss how young graduates are responding as school ceremonies are canceled or transformed. We also talk to Virginian-Pilot reporter Gary Harki about his work covering the state Department of Corrections

Duration:00:53:59

COVID-19 And The Economy / Dentistry

5/4/2020
We discuss the effects of COVID-19 on Hampton Roads businesses and workers. Also, we talk about how dentists are treating patients in this changing environment.

Duration:00:53:59

Hunger

4/29/2020
COVID-19 has challenged our eating habits, our food supply and our relationship to nutrition. How has this disease affected you and your neighbors? We discuss the issue with experts.

Duration:00:52:19

Recovery And Compassion

4/28/2020
We talk about how to care for each other and what it will take to put our community back together after this is over.

Duration:00:53:59

Reopen Movement / Sen. Mark Warner / Cooking Tips

4/27/2020
We discuss the movement to reopen Virginia. Also, Senator Mark Warner joins us to discuss legislative priorities during the crisis... and also something you might have seen on social media. Finally, we get home cooking tips from a local chef.

Duration:00:53:59

State And Local Government

4/22/2020
COVID-19 has changed how localities interact with each other, and with higher levels of government. Cathy Lewis talks with experts about this new landscape.

Duration:00:53:59

Delivering Our Lives

4/21/2020
While COVID-19 is changing our lives and our economy, delivery drivers and retail workers are keeping us supplied with necessary items. How has the pandemic affected their lives, and what are companies doing to protect their workforce?

Duration:00:53:43

Pamela Northam / Sen. Tim Kaine / COVID-19 In The Navy

4/20/2020
The First Lady of Virginia joins us to talk about emergency childcare during the pandemic. Then, we talk about how the illness is impacting the Navy with Sen. Tim Kaine, a journalist from Military Times and a former surgeon general of the Navy.

Duration:00:54:00