The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show
Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
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Veteran & Political Analyst
August 17th, 2018 07:55am
Discusses the GOP's general strategy for nationwide primaries.
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Communications Manager - MI Dept. of Health & Human Services
August 17th, 2018 07:51am
Discusses reinstated work requirements for able-bodied adults seeking food assistance.
Chief Executive of Forbes
August 17th, 2018 07:09am
Dave continues his conversation with Steve Forbes.
August 17th, 2018 07:04am
Dave welcomes the seasoned economic expert, Chairman and Editor-in-chief of Forbes, Inc as well as two time presidential candidate to talk today's markets, tariffs and political atmosphere.
Local Musician & Aretha Franklin Collaborator
August 17th, 2018 06:54am
Discusses the life and impact of the recently passed Aretha Franklin and shares stories of producing one of her Motown records.
Fox News Radio
August 17th, 2018 06:53am
Live from the White House, Decker reports on the president's reaction to the hundreds of news outlets who organized editorials denouncing Trump's "war on press".
August 16th, 2018 08:02am
Discusses his new biography "Marilyn Monroe: The Private Life of a Public Icon".
August 16th, 2018 07:48am
Live from the White House, Decker reports on an incorrect statistic on black employment given out by the administration.
Economic Manager - Bureau of Labor Market Information & Strategic Initiatives
August 16th, 2018 07:42am
Reports on data from the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget showing a continued downward trend for unemployment.
Bill Schuette & Lisa Posthumus Lyons
GOP Candidates for Governor & Lt. Governor
August 16th, 2018 07:16am
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette and his recently announced choice for running mate discuss their goals for the state and their ongoing campaign.
August 16th, 2018 07:05am
Discusses President Trump's multiple Twitter feuds.
Conservative Political Analyst
August 16th, 2018 06:58am
Live from Hawaii, Lennox reacts to Bill Schuette's choice for running mate.
Ingham County Clerk
August 16th, 2018 06:55am
Discusses alleged criminal charges against Deb Nolan, the second Ingham County Commissioner to face controversy this week.
Attorney & Founder of "I Vaccinate" Campaign
August 15th, 2018 07:54am
McNally, who lost a child to whooping cough, discusses the importance of vaccination.
Democratic Political Analyst
August 15th, 2018 07:46am
Dave and Tameez discuss the fallout between Preisdent Trump and former White House aide Omarosa Manigault.
Mayor of Lansing
August 15th, 2018 07:33am
The mayor joins and discusses a rough report on Lansing home inspections as well as Bill Schuette's choice for running mate.
Deputy Director - MI Association of Health Plans
August 15th, 2018 07:12am
Discusses the MAHP's strong support of the state embracing innovation to hold down individual market insurance rates.
Dr. Larry Fedewa
Washington Times Columnist
August 15th, 2018 06:53am
The conservative columnist shares his theories on the "deep state" within government.
WEEKLY LEGAL TALK
August 15th, 2018 06:51am
Powers stops by for her weekly water-cooler chat about the most surprising legal headlines found across the U.S.
East Lansing City Council
August 15th, 2018 06:41am
Discusses the council's unanimous passing of the 105 million dollar Park District project.
Co-Owner of EagleMonk Brewery
August 14th, 2018 07:45am
Discusses the 6 year anniversary of he and his wife's co-owned brewery and tomorrow's event celebrating it.
August 14th, 2018 07:44am
Live from the White House, Decker reports on the back and forth between President Trump and former political aide, Omarosa Manigault.
August 14th, 2018 07:35am
Reacts to news that the TSA may stop screening at small airports.
Senior Director, Restaurant Experience - McDonald’s
August 14th, 2018 07:34am
Details renovations coming to 400 McDonald's stores in Michigan.
Real Estate Expert
August 14th, 2018 07:17am
Discusses why more and more real estate agents are accepting cryptocurrency in exchange for property.
August 14th, 2018 07:15am
Live from England, Owen reports on a man who drove his car into the gates of Parliament.
August 14th, 2018 07:10am
Live from D.C., Sutherland reports on the firing of Peter Strzok.
Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio
August 14th, 2018 07:09am
The Good Doctor discusses the struggle of self-doubt.
August 13th, 2018 07:54am
Weekly update on local and statewide gas prices.
Classroom Technology Specialist
August 13th, 2018 07:49am
Discusses the use of cell phones in the classroom.
August 13th, 2018 07:47am
Discusses the incoming "blue wave" causing some insurance companies to build a single-payer defense.
August 13th, 2018 07:43am
After performing a deep data dive, Kanclerz reports on results from some of the 800+ millages from last week's primaries.
Peter Van Voorhis
August 13th, 2018 07:12am
Updates listeners on the latest from the trial of former Trump campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.
Tonya J. Powers
August 13th, 2018 07:05am
Live from Memphis, Powers reports on the city's annual Elvis Week.
August 13th, 2018 06:42am
Sen. Jones (R) stops by to discuss two recently introduced bills regarding gun rental law and the arming & training of park rangers.
August 13th, 2018 06:24am
Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the devaluation of Turkish currency following President Trump's calls for bigger tariffs.
School Finance Research Collaborative
August 10th, 2018 09:11am
Gillard discusses a comprehensive study that provides building blocks to reform school funding in Michigan.
August 10th, 2018 07:28am
Decker talks about the secret taped deposition of an elusive British spy behind the Trump "Dirty Dossier".
MI Dept of Ag and Rural Development
August 10th, 2018 07:05am
Anastor talks about the new milk processing plant to be built in St. Johns.
August 10th, 2018 06:32am
Gorchow looks back at the August primary and ahead to the November election.
August 10th, 2018 06:27am
Wheeler previews this weekend's NASCAR Consumer Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway.
August 10th, 2018 06:16am
Sutherland talks about Vice President Pence's outlining of a new branch of the military.
Workplace Culture Expert
August 9th, 2018 07:53am
Discusses the growing concern of young people "ghosting" their job interviews or worse, accepting jobs and then never showing up.
Board of Commissioners - Clinton County
August 9th, 2018 07:45am
Reports on a pair of cheese manufacturing plants coming to Clinton - a 550 million investment promising 300 jobs.
Ingham County Commissioner & Demoractic Candidate for Congress
August 9th, 2018 07:40am
Discusses her primary win, her upcoming run for the House's 67th open seat and her take on Michigan's economy.
Director of Communications - MI Dept. of Environmental Quality
August 9th, 2018 07:13am
Discusses the growing concern of polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in Kalamazoo and other Michigan cities' water supply.
United States Senator
August 9th, 2018 07:05am
Sen. Peters (D) discusses his ongoing motorcycle trip through northern Michigan.
Democratic Strategist - DiSano Strategies
August 9th, 2018 06:44am
DiSano offers reaction to the primaries' results and predicts what's next for certain candidates.
August 9th, 2018 06:43am
Live from Washington D.C., Halpern reports on the indictment of a congressman who was also Trump's first endorser.
August 8th, 2018 07:59am
Discusses the GOP's fears of steep losses across states' legislatures.
Democratic Candidate for Congress
August 8th, 2018 07:48am
Slotkin joins to discuss her victory over democratic opponent Chris Smith and sizing up Rep. Mike Bishop for November.
Mayor of East Lansing
August 8th, 2018 07:45am
Mayor Meadows expresses his praise for the passing of East Lansing's 1% sales tax.
August 8th, 2018 07:17am
Loretta joins to talk about wacky legal headlines across America.
Government Relations Director - Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
August 8th, 2018 07:12am
Offers reaction to East Lansing's 1% sales tax passing; the chamber was opposing this.
August 8th, 2018 06:56am
Rep. Barrett (R) discusses his successful state senate run.
August 8th, 2018 06:54am
Decker updates listeners on the special election in Ohio.
Republican Nominee for Governor
August 8th, 2018 06:47am
Attorney General and recently confirmed gubernatorial nominee Bill Schuette offers reaction to his success in the primaries.
August 8th, 2018 06:17am
Sen. Colbeck discusses what he learned about campaigning and what's next after being eliminated from the gubernatorial race.
Co-Owner of MIRS News
August 8th, 2018 06:11am
Kyle continues with election results.
August 8th, 2018 05:23am
Kyle reports the results from yesterday's primary elections.
August 7th, 2018 07:48am
Assesses the current threat level between the U.S. and Iran.
August 7th, 2018 07:35am
Live from the White House, Decker reports on the special election taking place in Ohio.
Political Reporter- Detroit News
August 7th, 2018 07:27am
Oosting reports on the latest election news including findings involving democratic gubernatorial hopeful Shri Thanedar offering money for extra radio coverage.
August 7th, 2018 07:02am
Discusses the back and forth of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's axing recess for congress this August.
August 7th, 2018 06:56am
The mayor joins Dave preview "Imagine the Avenue" a popup event hosted by the city, promoting future ideas for Michigan Avenue.
August 7th, 2018 06:41am
Live from NYC, Powers reports on the NRA suing the governor of New York over new gun regulation laws.
August 7th, 2018 06:28am
The Good Doctor stops by to offer advice for people in love with narcissists.
August 6th, 2018 08:11am
Susan checks in with local and statewide gas price averages.
Licensed Professional Counselor
August 6th, 2018 07:55am
Reacts to a new study saying social media affects young girls more than young boys.
Political Analyst & Author
August 6th, 2018 07:54am
Law delves into the Trump vs. Media debate.
August 6th, 2018 07:18am
Melinn stops by to discuss possible outcomes for tomorrow's primary elections.
VP - MI Infrastructure & Transportation Assosciation
August 6th, 2018 07:14am
Discusses an unusual union negotiation going on between Operating Engineers 324 and its workers.
President of Central Michigan University
August 6th, 2018 06:57am
Davies, the newly named president at CMU, discusses how he will lead the university.
August 6th, 2018 06:55am
Speculates on who will be the pick for Michigan's next Lieutenant Governor.
August 6th, 2018 06:54am
Sutherland reports on LeBron James's recent riff with President Trump.
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.
Editor-In-Chief - The New York Analysis of Policy & Government
August 3rd, 2018 07:52am
Discusses the fraud trial of ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
August 3rd, 2018 07:37am
Live from the White House, Decker reports on the president's most recent rally as well as the status of the current White House Press Secretary.
August 3rd, 2018 07:34am
Hondo stops by to talk MSU football's first day of practice and the controversy stirring for Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer.
Director of Public Policy - Dobson Institute
August 3rd, 2018 07:13am
Ellis analyzes President Trump's tweets asking for the axing of the Mueller investigation - can he do that?
Abood Law Firm
August 3rd, 2018 07:05am
Abood stops by to discuss the latest with Michigan's Supreme Court.
Health Care Industry Expert
August 3rd, 2018 06:39am
Discusses health care providers performing data mining of clients' social media usage.
August 3rd, 2018 06:33am
Live from London, Owen reports on the E-World Cup: a video game competition with a 250,000 dollar prize.
3-Time Winner of Lansing All City Golf Championship
August 2nd, 2018 07:41am
Discusses the effect time has had on the sport of golf and reminds listeners of this year's championship happening this weekend at Forest Akers Golf Course.
August 2nd, 2018 07:37am
Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the developing problem of foreign influence on our social media and elections.
Mayor of East Lansing
August 2nd, 2018 07:34am
Discusses the city's backing of a 1% income tax to help try and offset ongoing financial problems.
America's Money Answer Man
August 2nd, 2018 07:16am
Goodman stops by to evaluate the current and future state of the country's financial markets.
GOP Candidate for U.S. Senate
August 2nd, 2018 07:10am
Pensler discusses his campaign plans for the final week before primaries - is he shaken by GOP opponent John James's recent Trump endorsement?
Editor at Gongwer News
August 2nd, 2018 06:47am
Gorchow discusses a levy of local and statewide news, including a ruling on straight ticket voting and the latest with emails surfacing from GOP gubernatorial front-runner Bill Schuette.
August 2nd, 2018 06:26am
Final polling numbers are in; Mitchell reports who's in the lead for Michigan's upcoming GOP primaries.
August 1st, 2018 07:48am
Wendy joins Dave to discuss some of the week's more peculiar legal stories from around the country.
August 1st, 2018 07:46am
Live from the White House, Decker reports on President Trump's recent rally in Tampa and his critical comments on GOP mega-donors David and Charles Koch.
August 1st, 2018 07:40am
Smith joins to discuss the levels of socialism and the final week of his campaign as he squares off against democratic opponent Elissa Slotkin in Michigan's 8th district.
August 1st, 2018 07:14am
Analyzes President Trump's recent criticisms of billionaire, conservative donors - the Koch brothers.
August 1st, 2018 07:12am
James discusses his recent endorsement by President Trump and his chances against GOP opponent Sandy Pensler.
State Senator & Gubernatorial Candidate
August 1st, 2018 06:43am
Sen. Colbeck (R) discusses why he thinks he will pull ahead of other GOP gubernatorial candidates in next week's primaries.
July 31st, 2018 07:56am
Discusses her book The Strange Case of Dr. Couney which details the true story of the New York Coney Island "freak show" doctor who pioneered how we treat prematurely born babies, via incubators, as early as 1901.
Demoractic Candidate for Congress
July 31st, 2018 07:53am
Slotkin discusses her race in Michigan's 8th district against East Lansing's Chris Smith (D).
Senior Economic Advisor of Chicago's Federal Reserve
July 31st, 2018 07:30am
Reports on the latest numbers for Michigan's retail sales in the month of June.
Attorney General & GOP Gubernatorial Candidate
July 31st, 2018 07:15am
The AG phones in to discuss where he's campaigning the final week before primaries.
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