The Craig Fahle Show

Podcast for Thursday, August 9, 2012

On today's show, State Representative Kurt Heise and Detroit News reporter Christine MacDonald join Craig to discuss new long-term plans that could potentially lead to massive job cuts at the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department. Craig speaks with Affirmations' Special Projects Manager Kathleen LaTosch, Jay Kaplan of the ACLU and Director of Affirmations Faith Alliance Judy Lewis about a newly launched statewide survey that aims to assess the concerns of Michigan's elderly LGBT population.

Dr. Alireza Amirsadri, Chief Medical Officer and Director of Clinical Operations at the WSU Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences; Dr. Victor Ajluni, Associate Medical Director for Emergency Psychiatry at Detroit Receiving Hospital and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at WSU and Dr. Sylvia Gearing of Gearing Up Psychologists and Councelors discuss the link between mental illness and violent crime and the ways that future violent acts can be prevented. Michigan Chronicle Editor, Bankole Thompson stops by for his weekly segment. John Meeks, co-founder of the Idlewild African-American Chamber of Commerce, joins Craig to talk about the history of Idlewild and how it has changed over its 100-year history. Ann Arbor native Alex Hultgren, who works for Ford Motor Co. in London, and former UofM instructor Nicole Hultgren speak with Craig about living in London and attending the Olympics.