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IT'S LAW WEEK ALL THIS WEEK WITH RON PONDER!
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Ohio man given unusual punishment for his crime
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
MISSING CHILDREN CONTACT INFO:
Call the Nation Center For Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE- LOST (843-5678)
GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS CONTACT LIST:
President Barack Obama (D)
The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC 20500
202 456-1111, Switchboard: 202 456-1414
Senator Sherrod Brown (D)
713 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC 20510
1301 E. Ninth St., Suite 1710, Cleveland OH 44114
Senator Rob Portman (R)
338 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington DC 20510
1240 E. Ninth St., Room 3061, Cleveland OH 44199
U.S. Representative (R-16th District)
U.S. House of Representatives
130 Cannon House Office Building, Washington DC 20515
District Office, 1 Park Center Drive, Suite 302, Wadsworth OH 44281
U.S. Representative (R-7th District)
U.S. House of Representatives
329 Cannon House Office Building, Washington DC 20515
District Office, Ashland County Office Building, 110 Cottage St., Ashland OH 44805
U.S.Representative (D-13th District)
1421 Longworth House Office Building, Washington DC 20515
District Office 1030 Tallmadge Ave., Akron OH 44310
Governor John Kasich (R)
Riffe Center, 30th Floor, 77 S. High St., Columbus OH 43215-6117
Ohio State Senator Frank LaRose (R-27th District)
1 Capitol Square, Columbus OH 43215
Born and raised in Lafayette, Georgia, Ron attended The University of Akron and Kent State University. You can hear him "pontificate" 10am-Noon weekdays on News-Talk 1480 WHBC. He is also the owner of PonderSystems media and marketing and as an independent television producer he produces programs for PBS affiliates, network affiliates, cable systems and corporate clients and documentaries, such as the history of Stark County and “The ESPN2 Local Sports Break”.
Ron is Chairman of the Board, Coming Together Stark County (formerly Town Hall on Race Relations), Board member, President William McKinley National Presidential Library and the former publisher/part owner of “The Stark County Advantage” newspaper, former president of Stark County branch NAACP and former guest columnist “The Canton Repository”.
Ron's favorite movies include High Noon, King Kong, Cabin in the Sky, The Bourne series, Malcolm X, and Captain Blood. His favorite music: jazz, blues, country (old), clean hip hop and rap, zydeco, Motown and oldies. His business motto: “have thought, will travel”!
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Sister Station Mix 94.1's Kayleigh Kriss
The Sixth Annual Fashiontini
6pm, Thursday, April 24th @ KSU University Center
Kayleigh is your host! It’s a “tini” bit of fashion, food and fun including “signature” martinis, raffles & prizes, dinner & fashions to benefits Pathway Caring for Children.
Sister Station Mix 94.1's Kathy Vogle
Go Red for Women Luncheon
Noon, Saturday, April 26th @ KSU Univeristy Center
Together the women of Go Red can bring a voice to this silent killer, heart disease, to help SAVE LIVES. We can listen to what our hearts are telling us, talk to our doctors, and spread the word to our friends and community about making the right choices and taking action.
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22nd Annual Celebrity Cuisine
5:30pm-8pm, Tuesday, April 29th @ Canton Civic Center
The “premier happy hour of the season”! Attendees enjoy unlimited access to appetizers, entrée samples, beer, wine and desserts while listening to live music and bidding on our silent auction. Meet & greet Mix 94.1 & News-Talk 1480 WHBC celebrity chefs DeLuca & Kathy, Kayleigh Kriss, John Stewart, Pam Cook & Gary Rivers, Ron Ponder, Michaela Madison and Joe Palmisano.
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5th Annual Girls On The Run 5K and Walk
Saturday, May 31st @ Walsh University
Check in 6am-7:40am, 5K start 8am. Women only! For more details and to register now, click through for details.
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7th Annual Wish-A-Thon for Wishes Can Happen
Thursday & Friday, August 14th & 15th @ Thursday's Plaza
Save the date and start saving your change. Wish-A-Thon August 14th and 15th! Details soon.
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American Heart Association Heart Walk
Saturday, September 13th @ KSU @ Stark
Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Click through for details.
SPECIAL PROGRAMS & PROMOTIONS
It's Madness! Thanks to all who registered in this year's News-Talk 1480 WHBC / Roosters MARCH BRACKET BUSTER CHALLENGE! Congrats to Kathy Beatty of Louisville - winner of the 47" Sony Smart TV and xBox One. Lee Blatz earned a $100 Roosters gift card. Thank you, Roosters and Bennet’s Appliance in Orrville and North Canton. Here's to next year, playas!
When the weather turns nasty, turn to News-Talk 1480 WHBC! Pam Cook & Gary Rivers will let you know about the latest weather and closings & delays. Stay ahead of the storm, click through for our WeatherThreat page and AccuWeather.
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1480 WHBC SPORTS BROADCAST LINE UP FOR THE WEEK!
It's all for one and one for all! Cleveland Cavs broadcast schedule is a click right here!
Congratulations to Pam Cook! Program Director, News Director and Canton's Morning News Co-Host! 25 years in and 25+ to go! For photos and to listen to a very special Pam day broacast! Just click on Pam's photo to the left!
News-Talk 1480 WHBC presents The Invisible Poor: The Homeless in Stark County, This five part series airs at 7:40am weekday mornings this week during Canton's Morning News with Pam Cook & Gary Rivers. Imagine not knowing where you'll sleep tonight. Or if you'll even eat? Click through to Michaela Madison's page. The series is in audio vaults.
CONGRATULTIONS CLASS OF 2013. HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL'S GREATEST AWARDS NIGHT! See the complete list of honorees and click through for photos! Thanks to all for your continuous support of Stark County High School Football.