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Our Issues Hampton Roads focuses on the issues affecting Hampton Roads. Watch every Sunday morning at 6:00 as the host, Rae Pearson Benn, interviews experts and everyday citizens to identify problems and present resources.

Episode 82 "Coalition for Infant and Children's Health, CINCH"

Amy Paulson, Executive Director, Coalition for Infant and Children’s Health (CINCH) at Eastern Virginia Medical School, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works in the Hampton Roads area to improve the health of children and their families.

For more information, please visit their website: http://www.cinchcoalition.org/


Episode 83 "LifeNet Health"

Debbie Hutt, Director of Donor Family Services, LifeNet Health, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization works as a non-profit global leader in regenerative medicine and restores lives by providing transplant solutions.

For more information, please visit their website: https://www.lifenethealth.org/


Episode 84 "Port of Virginia"

Sarah McCoy, Director of State and Local Government Affairs, Port of Virginia, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the Port of Virginia connects Hampton Roads to the world and builds the economy in the region.

For more information, please visit their website: http://www.portofvirginia.com/


Episode 85 "Lynnhaven River Now"

Karen Forget, Executive Director, Lynnhaven River Now, talks with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization is committed to restoring and preserving Virginia Beach waterways.

For more information, please visit their website: http://www.lynnhavenrivernow.org/


Episode 86 "Young Audiences Arts for Learning Virginia"

Members from the Young Audiences Arts for Learning Virginia speak with Rae Pearson Benn about how the organization provides creative outlets for children to learn about subjects, such as math and science, while learning about different forms of art, such as music, theater, and dance.

For more information, please visit their website: http://yav.org/


Episode 87 "Suffolk Sheriff's Office"

Sheriff E.C. Harris from the Suffolk Sheriff’s Office and members of his staff talk with Rae Pearson Benn about how his office is working in the community to help parents, educators and other residents of the area to ensure this region remains a safe place to live and raise a family.

For more information, please the following websites:

http://www.suffolkva.us/citygovt/co/sheriff

https://www.facebook.com/SuffolkVASheriff/


Episode 88 "Heroin and Opioid Task Force"

Rae Pearson Benn interviews Tina Pullen, FBI Public Affairs Specialist, Ben Fickenscher, Chesapeake Emergency Physicians, and Joe Scislowicz, Executive Director of Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral Healthcare, about what is being done to treat and eliminate the heroin and opioid crisis.

For more information, please the following websites:

https://www.fbi.gov/chasingthedragon

https://www.fbi.gov/video-repository/newss-chasing-the-dragon-the-life-of-an-opiate-addict/view

https://www.cdc.gov/drugoverdose



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