The Jefferson Exchange

News & Info: Mon-Fri • 8am-10am | 8pm-10pm

JPR's live call-in program devoted to current events and news makers from around the region and beyond. Participate at:  800-838-3760 or 541-552-6782 (Jackson/Josephine Counties).  Email: JX@jeffnet.org.   Check us out on Facebook.

Or suggest a guest for The Exchange.

Genre: 
Composer ID: 
521e16663465f6164e000001|520a4926e1c8fe28f54011b0

Pages

Jefferson Exchange | October 28, 2013
1:33 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Updating California's State Wildlife Action Plan

California Condor
Credit U.S. Fish & Wildlife

Armand Gonzalez of California Fish & Wildlife lays out the process of updating the State Wildlife Action Plan.

Long before wild animals begin heading for the endangered species list, steps will be taken to help ensure their survival. 

That is the hope, anyway… expressed in California through the State Wildlife Action Plan (SWAP).

Read more
Jefferson Exchange | October 28, 2013
1:19 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Dennis Linthicum Challenges Oregon's Walden From The Right

Klamath County Commissioner and Congressional candidate Dennis Linthicum in June 2013.
Credit Dennis2014.com

A visit with Dennis Linthicum on his political views.

Oregon U.S. Representative Greg Walden (R-2nd District) is part of the Republican leadership in the House.

His job is getting fellow Republicans elected to house seats, and now he faces an intra-party challenge to his own. 

Read more
Jefferson Exchange | October 28, 2013
1:15 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Hold The Wings: Preparing The Protein Source Of The Future

Credit Random House

A revisit with David George Gordon on "The Eat-A-Bug Cookbook".

Did we mention food during our Fall Fund Drive? 

We consume a lot of it while we ask our listeners to provide financial support. 

Read more
Jefferson Exchange | October 25, 2013
11:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Gently Approaching Vaccination Resistance

Credit James Gathany/CDC

Vaccine discussion (and disagreement): Dr. Stephen Wells, Dr. Bonnie Nedrow and Jennifer Margulis.

Vaccines provide resistance to disease, but concerns about side effects provide resistance to the vaccines. 

And the concerns are especially pronounced in Ashland, which has one of the highest vaccine avoidance rates in the country.

Read more
Jefferson Exchange | October 25, 2013
10:52 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Stopping Low-Tech Theft With High-Tech Gadgets

Credit Magnus Manske/Wikimedia

Ashland P.D. Deputy Chief Corey Falls talks about device to curb bicycle theft.

Bicycle-friendly towns often have more of everything connected to bicycles: more bikes, more bike shops, more bike thefts.

It's that last category that causes concern in Ashland. 

Read more
Jefferson Exchange | October 25, 2013
10:43 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Think And Grow (Hopefully) Rich: "Stickability"

Credit Penguin Books

Greg S. Reid explains pursuing your dreams with "Stickability."

Author Napolean Hill sold millions of copies of his 1937 book Think and Grow Rich. 

Now the Napolean Hill Foundation continues his work, adding new books by contemporary authors. 

Read more
Jefferson Exchange | October 24, 2013
12:47 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Sex Education: Yes, There's An App For That

Credit University of Oregon

UO Health Promotion Marketing Manager Keith Van Norman discusses the SexPositive smartphone app.

In the age of "there's an app for that," this was bound to happen: a sex education app for smartphones.

And it's a production of the health center at the University of Oregon. 

Read more
Jefferson Exchange | October 24, 2013
12:43 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

In (Scholarly) Pursuit Of Wine

Credit Fir0002/Flagstaffotos/Wikimedia

The workings of the Southern Oregon Wine Institute are explained by Associate Director Dwayne Berschaw.

First it was fun, then it was business, then it was education… and now it's an exchange program. 

The rapid growth of the wine industry in Southern Oregon led to the creation of the Southern Oregon Wine Institute at Umpqua Community College. 

Read more
Jefferson Exchange | October 24, 2013
12:39 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

"Keeping It Civil" In Family Law

Credit MargaretKlaw.com

Margaret Klaw describes the roller-coaster ride of family law.

The biggest law cases in American history (think Roe vs Wade) start with people, just plain people filing lawsuits. 

Attorney Margaret Klaw specializes in family law, but she sees some of the greatest concerns of our time and our society reflected in the cases she tries. 

Read more
Jefferson Exchange | October 23, 2013
12:48 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Super-VENTSday: Shutdown Lessons + Voter Affiliation

Credit guernicamag.org

Listeners unload (politely) on our VENTSday topics.

Our regular VENTSday all-call-in segment grows just a bit this week.

We chose not to book a guest in the first hour of Wednesday's Exchange, so we can give ample time both to our Fall Fund Drive and to our VENTSday callers.

Read more

Pages