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Statehouse Updates

It’s been a busy 2021 for The Ohio Legislature and Governor Mike DeWine. Many important issues are being addressed by the legislature and the governor in Columbus and not always in a cooperative way. Here to get us caught up on those activities is Karen Kasler, The Statehouse News Bureau chief and host of “The State of Ohio.”

ODOT Summer Road Projects 2021 - Preview

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner – that means it is road construction season in Ohio. Public Information Officer Rebecca Dangelo and Deputy Director Pat McColley talk about the projects planned by the Ohio Department of Transportation District 2 (ODOT) for Northwest Ohio during 2021.

WBGU-PBS' flagship public affairs show is called The Journal. This show truly has stood the test of time and continues to focus on issues pertinent to Northwest and West Central Ohio. The Journal covers a wide range of important topics such as legislative, education, health and economic issues affecting our region. Steve Kendall, the voice of WBGU-PBS, serves as The Journal’s dedicated host. Steve has more than 30 years of broadcast experience that crosses various mediums including 20 years in the Toledo radio market and ample air-time on WBGU-PBS serving as an anchor of pledge programs and as the voice of many station announcements.

Host Steve Kendall