Tag Archives: WV

7 Generations Radio: Laura Griffith and Mendy Hutton–Drug Addiction–4/30/2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guests:  Laura Griffith and Mendy Hutton

Discussion:  Laura and Mendy have personal experience with drug addiction on the part of close relations.  They have established a social media presence called:  Berkeley County Heroin Epidemic and Awareness (Facebook page).  The discussion centers on the purpose of the social media site and the need for rehabilitation facilities and counseling in Berkeley County as well as the need for preventive measures to keep young people from falling into the addiction trap.

Originally broadcast on WSHC Shepherdstown, from the campus of Shepherd University on April 30, 2016.

The views expressed herein are those of the host and guests only and are not intended to represent the views of Shepherd University or WSHC radio.

7 Generations Radio: Ronda Lehman–Teen Court 4/16/16

Host:  Joe Gray

Guests:  Ronda Lehman, Jefferson County Teen Court Coordinator, Teen Court Participants:  Zach Poma, Samantha Mincin, Chloe Edwards and Tyler Edwards.

Discussion:  We discussed the structure, purpose and function of the Jefferson County Teen Court.  Teen participants discussed their experiences as defendants, attorneys, judge and jury for the Teen Court.  They described the operation of the court, the types of cases handled, how they felt about the court and how participation had affected them.

Originally broadcast on 89.7 FM, WSHC, from the campus of Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV.

7 Generations Radio: w/ Jan Hafer–Drug Addiction 4/16/16

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  Jan Hafer, Candidate for Jefferson County Commission

Discussion:  The conversation is about addiction to opioids such as heroin and their pharmaceutical counterparts, including  consequences, prevention and treatment.  Jan speaks from personal experience about the difficulty of recovering from addiction and the consequences for all around.

Broadcast on 89.7 FM, WSHC, from the campus of Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV on April 16, 2016.

7 Generations Radio: Hassan Rasheed, Candidate for Prosecuting Attorney, Jefferson County, WV–April 2, 2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  Hassan Rasheed, Candidate for Prosecuting Attorney, Jefferson County, WV

Discussion:  Hassan’s background and qualifications, how he perceives his job as Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, types of cases he has handled, his views on the functioning of the criminal justice system, how poverty of the defendant affects the process, exoneration, drug court, teen court, custody of evidence, bail setting, plea bargaining, and other aspects of the process.

Broadcast on WSHC Shepherdstown, WV from the campus of Shepherd University on April 2, 2016.

7 Generations Radio: Sammi Brown, Candidate for WV Delegate, 65th District–March 9, 2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  Sammi Brown, Candidate for WV Delegate, 65th District

Discussion: What inspired Ms. Brown to run for delegate.  Issues confronting WV, including budget, priorities, drugs, jobs, lack of confidence or trust in government. Her approach to service, potential solutions.

Broadcast on WSHC Shepherdstown, from the Campus of Shepherd University on March 9, 2016.

7 Generations Radio: WV Delegate Stephen Skinner –Feb 20, 2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  WV Delegate Stephen Skinner.  Stephen Skinner is a current delegate to the WV House of Delegates and is also running for WV State Senate

Discussion:  Issues facing the WV legislature, Delegate Skinner’s experience as a delegate, alliances with libertarians, effects of budget shortfall, severance tax, revenue cuts due to tax breaks to coal,  effect on state schools, medical cannabis, pill mills, penalties for sale and use of hard drugs, falling wages, right to work and prevailing wage.

7 Generations Radio: David Manthos, Candidate for WV Senate, Oct 17, 2015

Host:  Joe Gray

Guest:  David Manthos, Skytruth employee and Candidate for WV Senate

Discussion: Issues facing WV and proposed solutions including the epidemic of drug addiction and deaths, environmental issues, unemployment and proposals to increase employment.

Broadcast on WSHC from the Campus of Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV on Oct 17, 2015

Note:  The audio commences midstream during the conversation.

7 Generations Radio — Bill Howley, Energy researcher and blogger discusses WV Power alternatives.

Co-hosts:  Joe Gray and Graham Smith-White

Guest:  Bill Howley

Bill Howley discusses the state of WV coal and other fossil fuels, as well as transition to renewable energy sources.

Recorded from a broadcast at WSHC, Shepherd University, WV on July 19, 2014

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7 Generations Radio–Comparative Economics: WV and Latin America

Host:  Joe Gray

Guests:  Sean O’Leary, WV Business and Economic author, blogger State of My State; and George Gray Molina, UN Chief Economist for Latin America

Discussion of West Virginia economic issues and comparison with how similar issue have been managed in Latin America.

Broadcast on WSHC Shepherd University Radio, July 5, 2014