Media Meet

Sunday at 7:30 a.m. and Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Hosted by Bill Hart, this weekly public affairs program delves into the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes Region. During the half-hour program, local media representatives, community leaders and special guests of regional, national and international prominence engage in intelligent discussion and candid debate regarding topics of local interest.

Media Meet Schedule       

January 7 & 8 - Year in Review 2017  -A panel of area journalists looks back on the year’s key news stories.

January 14 & 15 - Managing Utilities Michigan Public Service Commissioner Norm Saari discusses the changing landscape of electric utilities, including resource planning, distributed generation and related topics. 

January 21 & 22 - Medicinal Plants Chemistry A look at a new Chemistry course of study on medicinal plants being offered at Northern Michigan University.  Topics include research and markets for plant based medicines and supplements, precedents for education, relevant curricula and methods, and opportunities. 

January 28 & 29 - Palliative Care and Hospice A thoughtful discussion with providers who facilitate home health, hospice and palliative care for our communities.  

Airs Sundays at 7:30 am et Repeats Mondays at 3:30 pm et

Program topics are subject to change in order to cover timely news and events. Media Meet podcasts available at WNMUFM.ORG                  

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Year in Review 2017

Jan 10, 2018
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A panel of area journalists looks back on the year’s key news stories.

Marijuana Policy

Dec 18, 2017
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A look at how states have developed policies around the legalization of Marijuana since the federal government took a hand-off approach to such initiatives.  Featured guest is Lewis Koski, who helped develop the regulatory framework for Colorado, considered the test case for Marijuana states.

Unmet Needs

Dec 11, 2017
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Guests discuss the challenges of responding to the basic needs of community members unable to make ends meet. Guests: Marquette County Salvation Army Captain Doug Winters, U.P. St. Vincent de Paul Executive-Director Laurie Schmit, and Room at the Inn Executive Director Douglas Russell. (Repeat from December 2016)

CWD Update

Dec 4, 2017
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A program focusing on continuing efforts to prevent the spread of ‘Chronic Wasting Disease’ in deer.  Topics include the science of CWD, recent changes in the law governing cross border issues, a new study on deer migration patterns, and a new emphasis on monitoring deer during hunting season.

Basic Elder Law

Nov 26, 2017
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A discussion of  fundamental topics in Elder Law, including estate planning, wills, trusts and probate; pensions, finance and debt management, powers of attorney, healthcare issues, long-term care and similar matters.

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Candidates for Michigan House of Representatives District 109, Democrat Sara Cambensy and Republican Rich Rossway, debate local and state issues before the November 7 election in a special 1-hour program produced with WLUC-TV and the Mining Journal. 

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Former 9-term Upper Michigan Congressman discusses issues related to the Las Vegas massacre, Russian meddling in the last general election, healthcare reform, tax-cut proposals, the Equifax hack and other topics.

Wildlife Roundtable

Oct 22, 2017
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Guests discuss how moose have fared in the Upper Peninsula since the 1980s ‘Moose Lift.’ Where are they now, what have we learned about them, and what’s their future? 

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A conversation with former eleven term Upper Michigan Congressman Bart Stupak on his book, For All Americans, the story behind the Stupak Amendment and passage of the “Affordable Care Act.”

Managing Utilities

Oct 9, 2017
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Michigan Public Service Commissioner Norm Saari discusses the changing landscape of electric utilities, including resource planning, distributed generation and related topics. 

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