What the Hal? Learning about the game of pickleball

It's one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S., but still a lot of people have never heard of it -- pickleball. It combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong and is a game that appeals to all ages.

What the Hal? Raising awareness about human trafficking

January is Human Trafficking Prevention month. It’s a time that shines a light on the issue and raises awareness. In 2018, 10,949 cases of human trafficking were reported to the Polaris-operated National Human Trafficking Hotline.

What the Hal? How to avoid holiday scams

With the busy holiday shopping season many consumers are online or at malls across the nation hunting for the best deals and gifts. But while finding that deal many people can fall victim to scams

What the Hal? Halloween Safety and raising awareness for autism with blue Halloween buckets

Keeping a child safe is always a parent’s top priority. And on Halloween night basic activities like trick-or-treating could be hard. It was a mother in Hawaii whose Facebook post went viral when she came up with the idea of using blue buckets for kids with autism or who are nonverbal, like her 3-year-old son. A blue bucket is to help those giving out candy know that a child may be autistic, so they may not say the traditional 'trick-or-treat' when you open the door.

What the Hal? United State of Women

The allegations of sexual harassment and assault against Film Producer Harvey Weinstein lit a fire under the women’s movement. Now, more and more women are joining the fight on a wide range of issues, from equal pay to equal power in government and business.

What the Hal? Gunshot sounds and anxiety

Mass shootings seem to be happening more and more; at schools, workplaces, malls, and places of worship. And they have just about everyone on edge. In this podcast we talk about how to deal with "active shooter anxiety" while remaining vigilant and safe. 

What the Hal? Words from Holocaust survivors

They survived the unspeakable-- the Holocaust. David Lenga and Adela Manheimer were both children living in concentration camps at the time of Nazi Germany. Filmmaker Donna Kanter recently released a documentary highlighting stories of people involved in the Holocaust.