The Lucy Ann Lance Show on 1290 WLBY – Saturday, July 31, 2010

9 AM-10 AM:                                

Gerri Allen, Supervisor of Communication Services for Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD) - WISD is hiring more than 100 bus drivers for a new county-wide transportation program to serve local school districts.  So far, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, & Willow Run have signed on, while other districts are opting for shared purchasing of fuel and other items to help save money.

 Deb Kern, Humane Society of Huron Valley, & LAL Show’s Dean Erskine - Each week we introduce you to a sweet furry friend to call your own.  This week meet Miranda May, a 10 year-old black and white Tuxedo cat!    Check out the picture here: http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=644

Mary Morgan, Publisher of AnnArborChronicle.com - Four seats are open on the Ann Arbor District Library Board.  Mary talks about the importance of this taxing authority, and explains how to file for election –  http://annarborchronicle.com/2010/07/28/who-wants-to-be-on-the-library-board/   Also, hear what Mary thinks about the upcoming Ann Arbor Primary Election – http://annarborchronicle.com/2010/07/31/column-why-not-endorsements/  (Links go to the accompanying print pieces posted in the Chronicle.  Click audio link below to hear our conversation.  You can also get right to our audio segment with Mary on our separate podcast page for the Chronicle conversations here:  http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=722.)

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10 AM-11 AM :  

Tina Miller, R.D./Meijer Healthy Living Advisor -  Wet & Wonderful Watermelon:  Watermelon is 92% water, and a 2-cup serving is only 80 calories. Tina talks about the wonders of watermelon, and shows us how to pick the perfect gourd.  (Hint:  It has nothing to do with thumping!)   Click audio link below to hear our conversation.  You can also get right to our audio segment with Tina on our separate podcast page for our Healthy Living conversations here:  http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=637   On that page you’ll also be able to find Tina’s blog complete with this week’s Watermelon Recipes!)

David Lorenz, Travel Michigan - Visiting Newaygo, Michigan:  The perfect antidote to a stressed out life, Newaygo takes you back to a time of quaint living.  (Click audio link below to hear our conversation.  You can also get right to our audio segment with Dave on our separate podcast page for our conversations here:  http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=704

Stefanie Murray, Community Director of AnnArbor.com -  Ann Arbor’s getting ready for the students to make their annual return, so we have some timely advice for all collegebound students,  http://www.annarbor.com/news/parents-of-collegebound-kids-lets-talk/.  Also, Ann Arbor’s youngest among us are getting ready for the new school year as well, and many will be greeted by new principals when they get back to school,  http://www.annarbor.com/news/new-principals-appointed-to-lead-four-ann-arbor-elementary-schools/.  (Click the link below to hear this hour’s segment.  You can also go directly to the AnnArbor.com podcast page on our site here:   http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=1956)

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11 AM-12 PM: 

David Shepardson,  DC Bureau Chief for the Detroit News - U.S. President Barack Obama’s Visit to the Detroit Auto Companies:  President Obama has said the Detroit auto companies will repay the $85 Billion bailout, and tells critics of the plan he’s glad he didn’t listen to them.  (Find David’s coverage at www.detnews.com.)

Ann Arbor Democratic Mayoral Candidates:  John Hieftje & Pat Lesko:   Mayor John Hieftje faces a challenge from Pat Lesko in the Democratic Primary Election on Tuesday, August 3, 2010.  Both agreed to sit down together with us to discuss their campaigns and distinctly different views on the state of Ann Arbor.   (Click the link below to hear this hour’s segment, or go directly to this interview here:   http://lucyannlance.com/?p=5488)

 

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