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Quote of the day: "Life is not a spectator sport. If you're going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you're wasting your life." – Jackie Robinson

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This week on the journal

Museum of Fulton County (Ohio) - Preview

With space for three exhibits, the Museum of Fulton County opened its new facility in 2018. The main exhibit traces the county from its prehistory through the 1950s while the other spaces are reserved for special exhibits. John Swearingen Jr., director of the Fulton County Historical Society, talks about what’s happening at the museum and future plans.

last time on the journal

Pandemic Impact on Local Economies - Preview

How does the local economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic compare to the 2008 recession? And, how does the recovery look? Discussing those topics are two local economic experts - Denise Dahl, owner of Epiphany Planning & Development, LLC; and Matt Gilroy, president of the Northwest Ohio Regional Economic Development Assoc. and executive director of the Fulton County Economic Development Corp

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