Connections with Evan Dawson: Featured Audio
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Evan Dawson talks about what matters in Rochester, NY and the Finger Lakes on Connections, Every weekday.
||Connections: Colon Cancer||A first-of-its-kind study shows that achieving the goal of an 80% screening rate for people age 50 and older by 2018 would have a substantial impact...||3/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Brighton Superintendent Kevin McGowan on State Tests||State English and Math tests in grades 3-8 are coming in the next several weeks, and school districts across the state have debated how to handle them....||3/31/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Author Boris Fishman||It's one thing to get published as a first-time fiction writer. It's another to have the New York Times declare, "Is there room in American fiction for...||3/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Ethics Reform in the NYS Budget||Ethics reform is at the center of the budget deal that was drafted over the weekend. But is it the tough, game-changing reform that Governor Cuomo...||3/30/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Second Opinion LIVE! - Life After Cancer||Long after the shock of the diagnosis and the treatment has ended, cancer is still very much a part of a person's life. This hour, we discuss what "Life...||3/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Healthcare Innovations, ADA Housing is Expensive, and More||On Innovation Friday, we’ll sit in on a two-day healthcare innovation challenge where design students from RIT come up with solutions for real world...||3/27/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Why Is Giving Birth So Expensive?||Giving birth in the United States is far more expensive than in other countries, and the additional cost does not appear to come with additional...||3/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: When Social Media Causes Trouble||We've seen a remarkable range of headlines about social media nastiness: anonymous attacks on Yik Yak; ugly tweets about a former baseball star's...||3/26/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: How One School is Giving Students and Parents The Option To Skip Standardized Tests||As promised last week, we continue the discussion over education policy and whether parents should opt their children out of standardized testing. Some...||3/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: What Can Rochester Learn From the Walkway Over the Hudson?||The longest elevated pedestrian bridge in the world could serve as an inspiration for Rochester. It's called Walkway Over the Hudson. It's 212 feet tall...||3/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Is Hillary Clinton a Lock?||Is Hillary Clinton a lock to be the Democratic nominee for president? We assemble a panel of seasoned campaign operatives, party chairs and political...||3/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Is There Really Support for LPG Storage Near Seneca Lake?||Is support for LPG storage near Seneca Lake growing? Crestwood Energy says yes. The Elmira Star-Gazette first reported on some new names supporting gas...||3/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Do We Need To Reform The Grand Jury System?||Does the grand jury system need to be reformed? In the wake of the Garner and Brown cases, advocates say yes. Defenders say it has a strong foundation...||3/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Julie Philipp From The D&C||The Democrat & Chronicle has a new senior engagement editor. The position manages the Editorial Page, the opinion section, social media, and...||3/23/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Connections: Healthy Friday - Narrow Networks and Cancer Documentaries||We’ll review recent health care headlines: we’ll explain what ‘narrow networks’ are in New York State and look at what cyber-attacks will mean for...||3/20/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
It'll make you smarter
Evan has a wonderful way of moderating and adding to the discussions on his show. He is always prepared and respectful. It's a must-listen for any citizen of the Finger Lakes region.
Permanent Deacon in RC Church
I speak as someone whom Evan interviewed—he was a an excellent host: informed, thoughtful, clear in forming questions, imaginative. I was honored to be invited to be on the show with him.