The Trend

Fridays at Noon and Sundays at 5pm (Central Time)

The Trend is where we discuss ideas, challenge assumptions, and meet new people. Host Cass Herrington delves into issues that reflect and impact the place we live. Topics range from serious to light-hearted, always with the intent to discover, inform, and engage.

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The Trend
2:35 pm
Fri October 17, 2014

Trend- Food and Recipes

During our Fall Member Drive, we turned to food for an easy, topic. It turned out to be really interesting, answering questions like "Where did the term upper crust come about?". We also heard about millennials and family recipes, and how pros deconstruct the finished product to determine just what ingredients were used in that secret family recipe.  

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The Trend
1:04 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Trend and more- Oct. 3, 2014 Visit of President Obama

President Obama taking questions at Millenium Steel
Cass Herrington

  

  

    

On Friday, Oct, 3, 2014, President Barack Obama made the first visit to the Tri-State by a sitting President in over 14 years.

Because of the historic nature of the visit, WNIN-FM produced stories for several days in advance, and aired news stories and live reports from 6am-6pm. A special Trend show provided context and information for the visit, and live reports from the field updated the progress of President Obama's visit.

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The Trend
2:39 pm
Fri September 19, 2014

Trend: Local Research

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The Trend
4:41 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Trend: Immigrant Success

From Asia to Central America, immigrants still come to America for the promise of a better life. Cass Herrington talked with some of them, and gave us a look at the state of immigration law.

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The Trend
9:23 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Trend: 2014 New Harmony Music Fest

Arnaud Sussmann and Mazz Swift practice a section early in the week
Steve Burger

On Friday, we traveled to back to New Harmony to check out the buzz surrounding the New Harmony Music Festival and School. We talked with students, performers and organizers and took a close look at what one of the most important performers at the festival....the historic Thralls Opera House.

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