Day: March 19, 2020

Thursday morning news – March 19, 2020

Trump announces emergency powers » President Trump on Wednesday invoked new emergency powers amid the coronavirus pandemic. 

Building the border wall

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: It’s Thursday the 19th of March, 2020. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Megan Basham. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. First: an update on border wall construction. 

Christian colleges, churches, and the coronavirus

NICK EICHER, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: colleges, churches, and coronavirus.

Kicker – Street corner toilet paper exchange

SEINFELD: This is kind of embarrassing … I don’t have a square to spare! NICK EICHER, HOST: Seems that life these days is imitating Seinfeld, and it may well be that missing toilet paper is the enduring meme of the COVID-19 era. 

Second-chance rodeo

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Thursday, March 19th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Megan Basham. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Last week the City of Houston shut down the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, and I think you know why, coronavirus.

Listening In preview – Leighton Ford

NICK EICHER, HOST: Coming up next, an excerpt from this week’s Listening In.

Cal Thomas – Refocusing our priorities

MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: Today is Thursday, March 19th. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Megan Basham. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Commentator Cal Thomas now on the chance we all have to refocus our priorities.