2023 AM Podcasts

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Episode 158 – 2/1/23 – Ken Aldridge Interview II

Stories we’re covering this week:
• May ballot sees little movement over the past week
• Chamber honors the best of the best
• Mansfield’s ‘Innovation Vision’ set to take shape
• Parks & Rec receives sizable grant from the state

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb shares his first-hand experiences with the Space Shuttle Challenger while working for NASA
• Angel Biasatti offers up cold weather ticker tips in Methodist Mansfield News to Know
• Realtor Beth Steinke shares why Real Estate as an investment (when done right) is for everyone in the Mansfield Real Estate Market Update
• Brian Certain says “yes” to peanut butter in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and, in the talk segment, Steve concludes his talk with local author Ken Aldridge, who has just published his twelfth book. Plus, your chance to win a $25 gift card to a local Mansfield eatery with our Mansfield Trivia Question, courtesy of Joe Jenkins Farmers Insurance. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 157 – 1/25/23 – Ken Aldridge Interview I

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Teacher tells PTA board “we have been sadly deceived.”
• May ballot starts to take form for city council and school board
• Ballot propositions, parks improvements and landmarks in A Moment with the Mayor
• A sneak peek at the State of the City address
• Thor makes the “best looking” list of MLB players

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb goes nuclear in today’s science segment
• Angel Biasatti talks about starting the new year with a “new you” in Methodist Mansfield News to Know
• Realtor Beth Steinke runs down the top 5 mistakes that sellers make in the Mansfield Real Estate Market Update
• Brian Certain dips into the blackberries in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and, in the talk segment, Steve talks in-studio with a local author who has just published his twelfth book. Plus, your chance to win a $25 gift card to a local Mansfield eatery with our Mansfield Trivia Question, courtesy of Joe Jenkins Farmers Insurance. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 156 – 1/18/23 – Vanessa Ramirez Interview II

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Former PTA board member arrested on Theft of Property charges
• City and school board open application process for upcoming elections
• 17 MISD students named All State musicians
• Local food pantry seeks your help

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb stretches the truth about bungee cords
• Angel Biasatti presents a challenge for you and your family in Methodist Mansfield News to Know
• Realtor Beth Steinke has some tips on finding the right Realtor for you in the Mansfield Real Estate Market Update
• Brian Certain serves up a taste of Spain, with a twist, in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and, in the talk segment, Steve concludes his in-studio talk with the new Mansfield Assistant City Manager Vanessa Ramirez. Plus, your chance to win a $25 gift card to a local Mansfield eatery with our Mansfield Trivia Question, courtesy of Joe Jenkins Farmers Insurance. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 155 – 1/11/23 – Vanessa Ramirez Interview I

Stories we’re covering this week:
• Mansfield residents set precedence at the state level regarding air quality regulations
• Mansfield ISD seeks a few good people
• Animal shelter to host adoption event this weekend
• Mayor announces plans for an innovation corridor

In the Features Section:
• Angel Biasatti says it’s time to look out for Number One (you!) in today’s Methodist Mansfield News to Know
• Realtor Beth Steinke shares her do’s and don’ts tips on buying land in Texas in the Mansfield Real Estate Market Update
• Brian Certain offers a taste of France in the Cocktail of the Week
We have the seven-day weather forecast and, in the talk segment, Steve talks in-studio with the new Mansfield Assistant City Manager Vanessa Ramirez. Plus, your chance to win a $25 gift card to a local Mansfield eatery with our Mansfield Trivia Question, courtesy of Joe Jenkins Farmers Insurance. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


Episode 154 – 1/4/23 – Nicholas Sakelaris Interview Revisited

Stories we’re covering this week:

• New County Court Commissioner sworn in on New Years Day
• Methodist Mansfield rings in the new year with a baby girl
• Two Mansfield ISD boys teams compete in the annual Whataburger Basketball tournament
• Timberview takes top honors in the Spring Creek Girls Basketball tournament
• Two Lake Ridge grads headed the National Championship

In the Features Section:
• Science reporter Dennis Webb answers a listener’s question about the Moon’s name
• Angel Biasatti helps you shed those extra holiday pounds you may have gained in Methodist Mansfield News to Know
• Realtor Beth Steinke helps turn your new years resolution into a reality in the Mansfield Real Estate Market Update
• Brian Certain welcomes the new year in the Cocktail of the Week

We have the seven-day weather forecast and, in the talk segment, Steve digs into the archives and pulls an interview from 2019 with former Mansfield News-Mirror newspaper reporter Nicholas Sakelaris. Plus, your chance to win a $25 gift card to a local Mansfield eatery with our Mansfield Trivia Question, courtesy of Joe Jenkins Farmers Insurance. We are Mansfield’s only source for news, talk and information. This is About Mansfield.


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