Fred LeFebvre and the Morning News

Fred LeFebvre and the Morning News

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May 11, 2021 6 min
Catfest 2021 is this Sunday May 16 at The Bier Stube on Monroe. It's the annual fundraiser for the Beach House Family Shelter. Live, local entertainment starts at Noon and continues until Midnight. Dee Brown shares details with Fred
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The annual Polish-American Festival is May 22 but it looks a lot different this year. The goal is the same, to raise funds for the annual scholarship program, and give you some delicious Polish food.
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Judge Tim Kuhlman spoke with Fred on Monday about a Blade article on soaring crime rates in Toledo especially shootings. The article seems to suggest that low bond rates may be a factor. The Judge does not agree.
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Montrice Terry and Amelia Gibbon of Reinvest Toledo speak with Fred about the grass roots organization and how they are bringing the neighborhood residents into the conversation about what happens where they live.
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Christopher Nickell, who identified himself as the Anonymous Freedom Fighter, called the show this morning. I don't think we've heard the last of him.
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Civil War expert Brad Quinlin will be in Toledo Tuesday evening at 6 for presentation and to sell three excellent books on Civil War and Medal of Honor history. His talk with begin at 6p at The Venues on St. Clair south of the post office. No admission charge, and sales of the books will go to help fund the Memorial Pathway in Point Place.
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Fred spoke with Ben Frobose of Frobose Meat Locker in Pemberville about his #DailyBurgerChallenge to promote food bank donations, small business awareness, and beef consumption. Frobose is inviting people to post pics and videos of them enjoying beef products like hamburgers and steaks and for each post to donate $10 to a local food pantry or $10 of ground beef to a local kitchen.
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Michigan's Governor Gretchen Whitmer promised to shut down the Enbridge pipeline #5 which runs under the Straits of Mackinaw as part of her election campaign. Shutting down that line, which has never had a leak into the Straits in over 70 years, threatens jobs at the Toledo refinery and the economy of Toledo and Northwest Ohio. Fred spoke with representatives from the refinery about the impact and possible solutions.
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Friday Fred had a chance to speak with Steve Cropper one of the world's best guitarists. Cropper has a new CD available now online.
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April 26, 2021 22 min
This week is reentry week in Ohio sponsored by the Prison Fellowship and the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. Fred spoke with Richard Swiger, Ohio Director of Field Operations for Prison Fellowship.
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Toledo City Council wants to limit Dollar General type stores in the city but the folks at Dollar General feel a little differently about it. So do some of the callers and Ben Frobose.
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The Social Butterfly, Donnetta Carter, joined Fred in studio to talk about the upcoming 10th Annual Business and Health Expo at St Clement's Hall on April 24 and the other events she has planned.
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April 12, 2021 7 min
Fred spoke about jobs available and why people aren't applying for them. Some local employers called to talk about their experience. Fred heard from Cutting Edge Countertops and John Stone of Merit House Senior Community.
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Kevin Spitler of Toledo Hemp Center is helping lead fund raising efforts for those families displaced by the recent apartment fire in Toledo. He spoke with Fred about those stepping forward to help.
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April 7, 2021 8 min
Tedd Long's new book "100 Things To Do In Toledo Before You Die" is available now in kindle and softcover. Listen in as Fred and Tedd talk about some of the 100 things in the book.
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Mega Matchmaker is a hot new dating show for singles coming to Toledo television and social media. I spoke with Brandon Johnson about this new venture and how you can get involved.
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Drew called in with something to say and this is the show that let's him say it. What do you think about what he has to say?
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March 29, 2021 4 min
I've decided to institute a "Best Call Of The Day" award for each day's show. If there is no "best call" in my opinion, nothing is awarded. If in my opinion there is a "best call" it will be rewarded by being posted on the podcast page for my show and post on my Facebook page. Here's the very first one.
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I spoke with the head of Pathways For Successful Leadership, Trya Smith, about her programs for children, young adults, and adults.
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As part of my continuing series of interviews with people working on positive solutions in our community I spoke with Mountain Mentor's Brian Bockert about the work they do with at risk youth.
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