Week of March 11 - 15, 2013

Weekdays 12pm-2pm

Here's the rundown for this week's guests

Monday 3/11

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Reshaping Rochester; we talk with Rochester Deputy Mayor Leonard Redon and Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, who will share the stage in next week’s installment of the Reshaping Rochester lecture series

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Council on Foreign Relations senior research fellow Dr. Isobel Coleman (recorded 3/5/13)


Tuesday 3/12

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Dr. Elizabeth Rula of the Healthways organization shares a national survey on community wellbeing which shows New York State on the rise but the Rochester region falling from a formerly lofty level (rescheduled from 3/6)

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Today the vote for a new Pope begins; we’ll talk about the process, its history and its possible outcomes with theologian and church historian Christine Bochen of Nazareth College


Wednesday 3/13

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Rochester Police Chief James Sheppard; how we’ll reduce our community’s violent crime rate, and whether tougher gun laws may help

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Regent Emeritus Dr. Walter Cooper discusses issues from educational policy, to the troubles in Mali where Rochester has a sister city in that troubled nation’s capital, Bamako (rescheduled from 3/6)


Thursday 3/14

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In the first portion of the hour we speak with RIT’s Caroline Easton and visiting scholar Gail Gilchrist on new approaches to reducing family violence. Then we talk with Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner, who will speak to the Reshaping Rochester forum next week, about Syracuse’s efforts to reshape its future and what we can learn from it

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A Walk Through History; Marilyn Nolte, president of  the Friends of Mt. Hope, previews tonight’s screening of a special documentary on Rochester’s oldest cemetery and its role in the city’s history on our sister station WXXI-TV


Friday 3/15 (Healthy Friday)

Elissa Orlando hosts a two hour discussion of issues involving personal health and wellbeing.


Soda ban struck down

Blood Drive named for AL Sigl

Colorectal cancer ( awareness )



Our conversation with City Council Finance Chair Carolee Conklin, originally scheduled for the second hour on Thursday the 14th, will instead take place on Tuesday March 19 in the second hour.



All programs originate live in our studios unless otherwise indicated. Schedules are subject to change in response to breaking news. Pre-recorded programming may be replaced with live content on short notice.