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Highlights

News

Ben HoytMon.-Fri., hourly from 7 a.m.- 6 p.m.
(Also 3:30, 4:30 & 5:30 p.m. during the Thom Hartmann Program and 7 and 8 p.m., Mondays, during the Open Mike Show)

Local news and weather from local reporters, plus world and national news from FSN and the Pacifica Network. In addition, Breaking news airs when it happens on WHAV. Use the form on the News page to submit your information. Remember only local radio can bring you local news, but only WHAV does!

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Weather

Wave WeatherEvery 30 min.

The Boston media doesn’t always understand unique Valley weather conditions. Acclaimed WHAV Meterologists Rob Carolan, Gary Best and the rest of the team provide Merrimack Valley’s most accurate weather forecasts every half hour, 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.

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Community Spotlight

Nate Webster15 past every hour

Someone You Know is on WHAV! Merrimack Valley non-profit organizations are invited to submit news of events, fundraising appeals and other community calendar announcements. Use the form on the News page to submit your information. Only local radio can bring you this level of public service, but only WHAV does.

Brought to you, in part, by Haverhill Bank


Open Mike Show

Tim_CocoMon., 6:30 p.m.

Tim Coco is host of the more than 50-year staple of democracy, Open Mike Show. The two-hour program, also seen on WHAV.TV,  provides listeners with an opportunity to share  opinions, compete for great prizes, hear local musical acts and so much more. Only local radio can bring you this talk opportunity, but only  WHAV  does.

Brought to you by Northern Essex Community College and the Merrimack Valley Economic Development Council


Mass Moments

Henry KnoxMon.-Fri., 6:45 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.

Each weekday, learn what happened on that day in Massachusetts history. Veteran Actor Jack Clancy delivers a fresh story from the archives of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities.

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Melinda’s Garden Moments

Mon.-Fri., 7:45 and 10:45 a.m.

Host Melinda Myers helps listeners achieve a big harvest, beautiful landscape or just stress relief. Her timely, one-minute tips aim to eliminate garden guesswork, inside or out, during all seasons of the year.


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Health Minute

Marc LemayMon.-Fri., 5:45 and 11:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.

Marc Lemay presents timely prevention, wellness and treatment topics. Topics include medications, dealing with allergies, life expectancy, cutting costs, generic drugs, hearing loss, dementia, cancer, heart disease, vitamins, antibiotics and more.

 

Brought to you by the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center


Drama & Comedy

Sun.-Sat., 10:00 p.m., 1 a.m.

Old-time and modern audio dramaModern audio drama and classic old-time radio programs are heard each week. The brand new Hollywood series of Suspense airs Monday nights and the new Radio Theater Project is heard Tuesday night. Classic comedies and dramas round out the week. These include Great Gildersleeve (Wed.), Our Miss Brooks (Thurs.), The Couple Next Door (Fri.), Gunsmoke (Sat.) and Yours Truly Johnny Dollar (Sun.).

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Pacifica Network Highlights
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Alternative Radio
Wed., 7 p.m.

David BarsamianAlternative Radio, established in 1986, is a weekly one-hour public affairs program. Information, analysis, interviews and speeches by today’s great thinkers, aiming to provide information, analyses and views that are frequently ignored or distorted.

Between The Lines
Fri., 6:30 p.m.
 
Between the Lines logoProgram begins with five-minute headlines of some of the week’s under- reported news stories gathered from the alternative press; followed by three five-minute interviews focusing on international, national and regional issues, covering a wide range of political, economic and social topics. Information on how to become active on the issues featured on each week’s program, including phone numbers and websites.
 
CounterSpin
Tues., 6:30 p.m.
 
CounterSpin logoHosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall and Peter Hart, CounterSpin is an independent media watchdog. The show provides critical analysis of the major stories of the week and exposes what mainstream media may have missed.

David Pakman Show
Tues.-Fri., 8 p.m.

David PakmanThe David Pakman Show is a news and political talk program, known for controversial interviews with political and religious extremists, liberal and conservative politicians and other guests. The show, which has been involved in a number of controversies involving homophobic and racist guests, focuses on the politics and news of the day, technology and energy development, business, religion and other topics.

Democracy Now!
Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. (LIVE)
 
Democracy Now logoDemocracy Now is an award-winning investigative news magazine highlighting a grassroots perspective and efforts to ignite democracy. Hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, the program pioneers the largest community media collaboration in the United States. Interviews take place with politicians, celebrities, muckrakers, academics, artists and “just folks.”
 
Explorations in Science
Tues., 7 p.m.
 
Michio KakuProduced by Dr. Michio Kaku, the show features news and interviews with leading scientists on science, technology, politics and the environment.
 

Making Contact
Wed., 6:30 p.m.
 
Marc_LemayShowcasing voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media, Making Contact focuses on the human realities of politics and the connections between local and global events, emphasizing positive and creative ways to solve problems.

MyND Talk
Fri., 7 p.m.

Dr. Pamela BrewerWhether you are learning about your feelings by listening to someone else’s letter being discussed on MyNDTALK, hearing the author of a book that seems to have been written just for you, learning about a diagnosis that used to scare you or confuse you or just being in the moment of knowing that at least one human being somewhere is hearing something that makes a difference. MyNDTALK is your safe haven.
 
Sierra Club Radio
Thurs., 7:00 p.m.

Orli CotelAs the host of Sierra Club Radio, Orli Cotel has conducted more than 300 interviews with leading opinion makers, activists, CEOs and politicians—ranging from Thomas Friedman of the New York Times, to Indigo Girls’ singer Amy Ray. Orli first joined the environmental movement as a grassroots activist, running campaigns in New Orleans, Lake Tahoe, Cleveland, and Philadelphia.
 
Sprouts
Thurs., 6:30 p.m.

Sprouts logoPacifica Radio presents a showcase of productions from independent community media across the nation. Shows feature local stories of national interest. Every week different stations and producers are featured.
 
This Way Out
Thurs., 7:30 p.m.

Lucia ChapelleAward-winning weekly LGBT radio magazine. Each program leads off with “NewsWrap,” a summary of some of the major news events in or affecting sexual minority communities, compiled from a variety of media outlets around the world.

Thom Hartmann Program
Mon.-Fri., 3-6 p.m. (LIVE)

Thom HartmannHartmann is the nation’s top progressive radio talk show host, according to Talkers Magazine, and is listed among the trade publication’s “Heaviest Hundred: the 100 most important radio talk show hosts of all time.” He is a four-time Project Censored-award-winning, New York Times best-selling author of 22 books in 17 languages on five continents.

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