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Quote of the day: “Greatness comes from fear. Fear can either shut us down and we go home, or we fight through it.”- Lionel Richie

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The Journal- Wood County Health Assessment - Commissioner Ben Robison- Promo

Each year, representatives from county health departments in Ohio assess just how “healthy” we are. Find out how we’re doing – both physically and, equally as important, mentally – from Wood County Health Department Commissioner Ben Robison. Also, how are we fairing regarding COVID?


The Journal- Post Primary Election Analysis- Promo

Ohio’s May primary featuring state-wide races, congressional races and senate races is in the books. Some hotly contested races went as planned but there were some surprises. What does the political terrain look like after the leaked supreme court abortion draft opinion? Joining us to explain it are three members of the Bowling Green State University Department of Political Science.

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