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Economic Pulse: Week of 11/27/2020

17 hours ago

Retail sales are expected to rise this holiday season.

Dr. Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

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WDIY 88.1 FM Galactic Travels™ Top 20 for November, 2020.

Shows #1231 to #1234; 5-November-2020 to 26-November-2020. Reported in non-ranked, alphanumeric order. Compiled by Bill Fox.

The Lehigh Valley has recovered more than half the jobs lost since spring. Dr. Kamran Afshar discusses what this means for the area's economy.

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In the electronic music community, Dean De Benedictus is known as Surface 10. With a background that includes jazz fusion, progressive rock, sound design work, and producing source music for network television, Dean incorporates film work, illustration, literature and conceptual art into his creative efforts.

On the Next Galactic Travels™ 2020-12-03

Nov 27, 2020
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The latest show's playlist (November 26 - show #1234) is available for your inspection. On the next Galactic Travels™, the month-long Special Focus on Surface 10/Dean De Benedictis begins. The Featured CD at Midnight will be  "Borrowed Time 2000" on Space for Music Records.

Greg Capogna continues the COVID Comebacks series with Debbie Minnich of Cruise Planners in Slatington, Rebecca Pieper of the Musik Makers Performing Arts Studio in Nazareth and Brad Maier with State Farm Insurance in Allentown.

Kevin Costner and Diane Lane return to the big screen in “Let Him Go.” Costner and Lane portray a married couple in early 1960s’ Montana who drive to North Dakota over concerns about the welfare of their grandson. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the psychological thriller.

Sally Handlon welcomes guest Eric J. Bartosz, a Lehigh Valley author of "Bar40 - Achieving Personal Excellence for Reaching Peak Potential."

Sally Handlon welcomes Raja Bhattacharya, Director of the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship with Northampton Community College, whose course focuses on developing an entrepreneurial mindset.

Coronavirus Update with St. Luke's Dr. Jeffrey Jahre

Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Jeffrey Jahre of St. Luke's University Health Network gives listeners a checkup on COVID-19 with updates on the recent surge nationally and how the Lehigh Valley is prepared, the importance of masking and the recent promising vaccine trial results.