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The Journal #2504 - Lake Erie Advocates - Factory Farms

Concentrated animal feeding operations – also known as CAFOs – have been controversial in Ohio since the day they were proposed. Vickie Askins of Lake Erie Advocates explains how her group got its start and its concerns with this type of farming.

The Journal #2503 - Wood County Educational Service Center

Out of school learning experiences are an important part of a child’s education. Kelly Pheneger, director of Education and Outreach at WBGU-PBS, and Hannah Feffer and Lexie Stelnicki from the Community Learning Centers at the Wood County Educational Service Center, talk about various programs and activities available to children and families.

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.

Steve Kendall, host of The Journal

Host Steve Kendall