Wake Up Call: Cats and Dogs

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Aug 172014
 

On the August 17th Wake Up Call, Rick is joined by veterinarian Dr. Mike Fietz. During the hour they talk about cats and dogs, taking calls from the community about their own pets. Topics covered include dogs who drink excessive amounts of water, cats with allergies, and quality of life for elderly pets.

Wake Up Call: Kids and Allergies

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Aug 102014
 

On the August 10th Wake Up Call, Rick is joined by immunologist Dr. Scott Commins and two parents Karen Brooks-Fox and Kelly Jackson. During the hour they discuss food allergies: what are their causes, where are the cures, and how they affect children and their families.

Wake Up Call: Public Schools

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Aug 032014
 

On the August 3rd Wake Up Call, Rick is joined by two superintendents of local school districts, Pam Moran(Albemarle) and Jeff Comer(Nelson). During the hour they discuss school safety, budget cuts, anti bullying, changes to the SOL tests, and other topics related to the changing role of education.

 

Wake Up Call: Future of Route 29

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Jul 272014
 

On the  July 27th Wake Up Call, Rick is joined by Sean Tubbs, senior reporter for Charlottesville Tomorrow. During the hour they discuss various  upcoming plans, changes, improvements, and legal battles regarding route 29 and the local bypasses.

Wake Up Call: Espionage

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Jul 132014
 

On the July 13th Wake Up Call, host Rick Moore is joined by Frederick Hitz, ex CIA operations officer, Statutory Inspector General and author of  The Great Game: The Myth and Reality of Espionage . During the hour they discuss the veiled history of Intelligence, from real-life cases to fictional spies, the definition of espionage, means of recruitment, methods of spying, and more.

Jul 062014
 

On the July 6th Wake Up Call, Robyn Jackson, Director of the Civility School, returns to the show to talk with Rick about a number of topics related to manners and etiquette such as the history and importance of utensil placement,lunchroom behavior, interview tips,cell phone etiquette, continue or end a conversation, introducing people, taking a compliment, babysitting etiquette and more.

Wake up Call: Medical Legal and Ethical discussion of End-of-Life Decisions

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Jun 292014
 

On the June 29th Wake Up Call, UVa professor of Public Health Sciences and author of If That Ever Happens to Me: Making Life and Death Decisions after Terri Schiavo, Lois Shepherd. During the show, they discuss her book as well as various aspects of the Schiavo case, the factors involved in “End of Life” decisions, Right to die Vs. Right to live, Late recoveries, such as the story of Terry Wells, and more.

 

Wake Up Call: Green Energy, EPA and World Politics

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Jun 152014
 

On the  June 15th wake up call, Rick is joined by UVA professor of environmental policy and politics Vivian Thomson, author of  Sophisticated Interdependence in climate policy: Federalism the United States, Brazil, and Germany. Together they discuss various aspects of green energy and related politics, such as Partisanship, Va being passive in the fight against climate change, new EPA regulations,Federalism in the USA and more.

Wake Up Call: Automobile Talk

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Jun 082014
 

On the June 8th wake up call,  local mechanics Rusty Cempre and Steve Bullock  join rick for the hour to take caller question, give auto advice,   and share their combined 50+ years of experience.

Jun 012014
 

On the June 1st Wake Up Call, Rick talks to Dr. Chris Winter of the Charlottesville Neurology and Sleep Medicine. During the Hour they discuss good vs. bad sleep habits, what is a “Good Nights Sleep”, Insomnia, Sleep Apnea, caller questions, and more.

 

Wake Up Call: Literature

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May 252014
 

On the May 25th Wake up call, Host Rick talks to Meredith Dickens and Lindsay Ideson of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library and Sandy McAdams, owner of Daedalus Bookshop. They discuss the available programs and history of Daedalus and JMRL, various books of interest, digital vs. print books, series vs. standalone, the “Should Not Be Forgotten but Not Necessarily recommended” list, and more.

Wake Up Call:Life in a Wheelchair

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May 182014
 

On the May 18th Wake Up Call, our guest Jay Hatfield discusses the rights, laws, and challenges for the physically disabled. We will also be joined by Bob Fenwick, Jay’s co-host on the local TV show, Handy Chat.