A Deeper Dive – January 8, 2023

Brian Weigand is back continuing his look at the series “High Stakes” by talking to Centra Health ER Doctor, Mike Weigner, the ladies from Horizon Behavioral Health Rhonda Turner, Jennifer Smith Ramey, and Januwaa Davis, as well as Lynchburg Fire Chief Greg Wormser on their experience with Fentanyl in the Lynchburg area. WLNI · A […]

The Morningline: FULL SHOW

The Big 3: Zelenskyy to Washington, Trump’s Tax Returns, and Boca Raton Bowl. 6AM: The Big 3, Listener Calls, Could Jack Had Fit on the Door, Avatar: The Way of Water is Racist, and I Hate When That Happens. 7AM: Andre Whitehead, Thomas Road Baptist Church, and Jones Memorial Library Construction. 8AM: RIP Franco Harris, […]

Dr. Mike Weigner Talks Fentanyl in the ER

Dr. Mike Weigner from Centra Health joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to continue their series “High Stakes” and talk about seeing more Fentanyl cases as an ER doctor, what makes Fentanyl different from other drugs, what age groups are using it more?, is it more men than women?, are some people coming into […]

The Morningline: FULL SHOW

The Big 3: Elon and Twitter, Title 42, and Road Conditions. 6AM: The Big 3, Len Stevens, Road Reports, and Biscuit Reviews Avatar: The Way of Water. 7AM: High Stakes with Captain Shannon Zimmerman, Who Should Be The Next Superman?, Listener Calls, and more Road Reports. 8AM: Len Stevens, Katie Tubb, Man Walking on Legos, […]

Shannon Zimmerman Talks Fentanyl in the Area

Captain Shannon Zimmerman from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to continue the High Stakes segment by talking about seeing more and more Fentanyl, has the drug caused arrests procedure to go differently, is there more incentive to take drugs with Fentanyl in it, does Bedford County have enough […]

Jason Miyares Talks One Pill Can Kill Campaign

Virginia Attorney General, Jason Miayres, joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to continue their series High Stakes by talking about his “One Pill Can Kill” campaign, the Fentanyl problem in Virginia, joining with other Attorney Generals to get Fentanyl and opioids reclassified as weapons of mass destruction, as well as the Superintendent of Loudon […]

Carl Mack Talks Overdose Numbers in Central Virginia

Carl Mack from Central Virginia Health District joins Mari and Brian for another edition of High Stakes to talk about how many overdose deaths that have happened in the area, how many of those are Fentanyl related, why the trend could have gotten started, the Fentanyl and opioid problem in Central Virginia the age breakdown […]

The Morningline: FULL SHOW

The Big 3: Georgia Runoff Election Results, Trump Family Business Found Guilty, and Pearl Harbor Anniversary. 6AM: The Big 3, Listener Calls, Restaurant Cancels Reservation, and No Killer Robots in San Francisco. 7AM: High Stakes and Heroes at Home. 8AM: Covid Regulations in Virginia, Texting While Boating, They Threw What At The King, and a […]

Former Addict Talks Dangers of Fentanyl

In the newest segment of High Stakes, Mari and Brian talk with a former Fentanyl addict, Sarah, about her journey of becoming addicted, what made her seek help, does she worry about relapsing, and more. WLNI · High Stakes: Sarah 12/07/2022

Dr. Thomas Eppes Talks History of Opioids

Dr. Thomas Eppes from CVFP Medical Group joins Mari and Brian on The Morningline to continue the “High Stakes” Feature by talking about the history of opioids, why opioids are given out so much, becoming addicted to opioids, are we going to see more opioid problems in Lynchburg, and more. WLNI · The Morningline: Dr. […]