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4:25 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Allentown Art Museum Director David Mickenberg on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Allentown Art Museum Director David Mickenberg talks with host George Miller and Kate Scuffle about the Museum's exciting summer exhibitions, including Francisco Goya: Los Caprichos and Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow; new programs and - a summer of free admission!

(Original air-date 6/23/2014)

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Finance
3:19 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

The Valley's shift towards service industry jobs on Economic Pulse

The Lehigh Valley’s employment level has now exceeded its pre-recessionary high. However, not all the jobs lost have been recovered.  Recoveries in the job market are seldom even across the sectors. Usually the new jobs are somewhat or a lot different from the ones lost. The same is true about the Lehigh Valley’s recovery. Many of the jobs lost are not going to come back. The Valley is moving in the direction of services and away form production.

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Finance
3:03 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

The Unemployment Rate explained on Economic Pulse

Payroll employment increased by whopping 217,000 in May. Despite that, the unemployment rate was unchanged at 6.3%. The unemployment rate stayed the same despite the 217,000 new additions to payroll employment because the total number of unemployed increased by 46,000. How did that happen? This is basically a function of the definition of employment. The government’s definition of employed is very broad and appears to have been designed to underestimate the total unemployment.

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Education
12:59 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Easton Weed & Seed Program on Lehigh Valley Discourse

How does society help prisoners return as citizens to their family and neighborhoods? Host John Pearce explores the topic with guests Laura Accetta and Laura Savenelli from Easton's Weed & Seed Program--the only one still operating, out of 17 across PA originally. The program helps families re-integrate a member coming out of jail. 

(Original air-date 6/5/2014)

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Music
12:10 am
Fri June 20, 2014

On the Next Galactic Travels 2014-06-26

On the next Galactic Travels...
Credit Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On the next Galactic Travels, the month-long Special Focus on Robert Rich concludes.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be Nest on Soundscape Productions.

The previous show's playlist is available for your inspection.

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Health
1:25 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Living Green in the Lehigh Valley: Farmers' Market Guide

It is farmers' market season again. The time to get out and buy locally grown produce, flowers, meats cheeses and fresh baked goods. Going to the farmers market is a great way to support our local businesses and eat fresh locally produced healthy food.
 

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Finance
12:12 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Attorney Kirby Upright on Your Finacial Choices

Host Laurie A. Siebert, CPA, CFP®, AEP® welcomes guest Attorney Kirby Upright from Bethlehem law firm King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul for an update on PA laws regarding same-sex marriage after the Whitewood decision. They also discuss estate planning issues and take listener questions live on-air.

(Original air-date 6/18/2014)

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Arts
11:52 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Alan Jennings and Silagh White Examine Protest Songs on Lehigh Valley Discourse

Host Alan Jennings welcomes Silagh White, adjunct professor in Lehigh University's Baker Institute, to listen back to iconic protest songs and discuss their cultural importance. White is also Director of Arts Engagement and Community Cultural Affairs.

(Original air-date 6/12/2014)

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Education
1:43 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Parenting Educator Marcie Lightwood on Take Charge of Your Life

Eleanor Bobrow discusses preparing your child for an unpredictable world. Her guest is Marcie Lightwood, a parenting educator and seasoned group facilitator. Marcie is the Schools Program Coordinator for the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding, a social worker for the Trinity Episcopal Church Soup Kitchen, and provides parenting education for a number of human service organizations.

 

(Original air-date 6/16/2014)

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Arts
12:40 pm
Tue June 17, 2014

Author Lee Upton on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Host Bathsheba Monk speaks with Lafayette College Writer-in-Residence Lee Upton about her new collection of short stories, The Tao of Humiliation; as well as her other twelve books, and how she gets it all done while managing her job as an English professor.

(Original air-date 6/16/2014)

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