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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Trend Archives (older than August 2013)



The Trend
5:17 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Domestic violence, a silent crime. / Violencia domestica, un crimen silencioso.

Carolina Sarassa at her desk, working on a story.
Credit Carolina Sarassa

Every nine seconds a woman is the victim of domestic abuse in the United States. 

A study by the Centers for Disease Control concluded that nearly one in three women  and one in four men in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

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Local News
2:27 pm
Fri April 24, 2015

WNIN brings home five AP awards

From left to right: Brianna Williams, Paola Marizan, John Gibson, Steve Burger, Cass Herrington and Daniel Moore.
Associated Press

The WNIN family was recognized for its outstanding work by the Associated Press, bringing home five first place awards.

 Vice President of Radio  Steve Burger says this is "a new normal" for the radio station.

WNIN FM, a local NPR station,  covers local, regional and international news, focusing in local trends with the local program The Trend. 

WNIN is also the largest radio staff in the area with Hosts John Gibson, Daniel Moore and Cass Herrington, Producer and Supervisor Steve Burger, Operations Assistant Brianna Williams and Producer Paola Marizan.

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The Trend
4:07 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Trend- Live in Henderson 3/27/15

Host Cass Herrington is live on the riverfront in downtown Henderson with tourism, economic development, the arts and a representative of the Latino community.  

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The Trend
1:33 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Trend- Tri-State Health Survey 3/6/2015

A Welborn Foundation representative and several experts discuss the recently released Tri-State Health Survey.  

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The Trend
6:16 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

The Trend-Day Out at the Zoo

Please enjoy this recap of our Day Out at Mesker Zoo and Botanic Garden, as well as a selection from one of our favorite Under the Beams concerts, Pokey LaFarge.  

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