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Ron The Wine Guy

May 18th, 2018 07:36am

Ron stops by 1320 WILS to recommend which wines to drink responsibly this summer.

Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 18th, 2018 07:34am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the latest with President Trump.

Derrick Kinney

Private Wealth Adviser

May 18th, 2018 07:06am

Discusses the rising concern of "financial anxiety" in Americans.

Derrick Kinney

Private Wealth Adviser

May 18th, 2018 07:06am

Discusses the rising concern of "financial anxiety" in Americans.

Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council

May 18th, 2018 06:57am

Discusses Lansing celebrating Eastern High School's 90th anniversary this weekend.

Todd Heywood

Lansing City Pulse

May 18th, 2018 06:44am

Heywood reports on what's next for the Lansing City Market.

Dr. Meena Bose

Political Analyst

May 18th, 2018 06:40am

Discusses the likelihood of a summit meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un - will it still happen? What will it accomplish?

James Brooke

Fox News Radio

May 18th, 2018 06:39am

Live from England, Brooke reports on the Royal Wedding happening today.

Hank Vaupel

State Representative

May 17th, 2018 07:47am

Rep. Vaupel, also a career veterinarian, discusses his newly drafted legislation which would require pet shops to acquire their animals safely & humanely.

Nicole Noll-Williams

Capitol Region Airport Spokesperson

May 17th, 2018 07:29am

Discusses a new feature coming back to the Capitol Region International Airport - TSA Precheck.

Allan Saxe


May 17th, 2018 07:17am

Prof. Saxe phones into 1320 WILS to catch up with Dave on everything from North Korea to the ever-changing mindset of college students.

David Jesse

Reporter - Detroit Free Press

May 17th, 2018 07:15am

Reports on what's next in the Larry Nassar scandal now that MSU has began its payout process.

Andrew Abood

Attorney for Plaintiffs in Nassar Case

May 17th, 2018 07:14am

Offers insight on MSU's half billion dollar settlement with victims of Larry Nassar - did the university finally do the right thing?

Klint Kesto

State Representative

May 17th, 2018 06:42am

Rep. Kesto updates listeners on bills pending before the House Law & Justice Committee; there have been nine hearings to review over two dozen bills related to the Nassar scandal.

David Mittleman

Plaintiff's Attorney

May 17th, 2018 06:25am

Discusses the 500 million dollar payout from Michigan State University to the victims of Larry Nassar.

Hondo Carpenter

May 16th, 2018 07:58am

Hondo stops by to discuss sports betting, now deemed constitutional by the Supreme Court.

Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 16th, 2018 07:56am

Live from the White House, Decker reports the latest on President Trump including reaction to DACA's first appeal hearing.

Tony Vernaci

Director - Aerospace Industry Association of Michigan

May 16th, 2018 07:18am

Discusses the latest in Lansing's growing industry of aerospace technologies.

Boyd Matheson

Political Analyst

May 16th, 2018 07:07am

Discusses the likelihood of 2018 being a "blue" year at the poles - what would the DNC have to do to regain power?

Glenn Stevens

Executive Director - MICHauto

May 16th, 2018 07:02am

Discusses 2018 MICHauto Policy Priorities and what's next for Lansing automotive suppliers.

Loretta Powers


May 16th, 2018 06:47am

Stops by for her weekly discussion on wild legal stories from around the country and state.

Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

May 16th, 2018 06:46am

Live from D.C., Sutherland reports on the midterm elections in Pennsylvania.

Dave Akerly

May 15th, 2018 07:54am

The WILS Morning Wake-Up host discusses national politics.

David Dillard

May 15th, 2018 07:53am

Dillard of Fox News Radio discusses college and work.

Andrew Abood

May 15th, 2018 07:52am

Abood of Abood Law Firm and plaintiff's attorney on the Nassar case is in Newport Beach, California for mediation with M.S.U. and discusses this topic.

Curtis Hertel Jr.

May 15th, 2018 07:27am

State Senator Hertel Jr. discusses sports gambling.

Mark Meadows

May 15th, 2018 07:26am

East Lansing Mayor discusses the result of last night's special meeting and discussion about bringing back the income tax proposal.

Tonya J. Powers

May 15th, 2018 07:25am

Powers of Fox News Radio is live from New York, NY and discusses Supreme Court strikes down federal anti sports gambling law, gives states go ahead to allow betting on sports.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

May 15th, 2018 07:13am

Dr. Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses arrogance in relation to success.

D.W. Bobst

Workplace Cultural Expert

May 14th, 2018 07:56am

Discusses the difficulties that come with chronic "job-hopping".

Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

May 14th, 2018 07:55am

Weekly update on Michigan legislative news.

Michael Law

Fox News Radio

May 14th, 2018 07:55am

Discusses President Trump’s pick for CIA Director, Gina Haspel.

Nick Bunkley

Editor of Automotive News

May 14th, 2018 06:54am

Discusses what's next for Cadillac and how it affects Lansing manufacturers.

Paul Malewski

Mayor of Eaton Rapids

May 14th, 2018 06:44am

Mayor Malewski updates listeners on the ramifications of the Meridian Magnesium fire.

Brett Baier

Chief Political Anchor - Fox News

May 14th, 2018 06:27am

Discusses his new book, "Three Days in Moscow", which details President Ronald Reagan’s attempt to end the Cold War in 1988.

Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

May 14th, 2018 06:25am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the latest with President Trump and his tweets regarding the Paris terrorist attack and Mother's Day.

Pamela Gail Johnson

May 11th, 2018 07:52am

Announces the rankings of happiest countries in the world.

Lt. Col. Jeff Addicott

Political Analyst

May 11th, 2018 07:47am

Discusses the release of three American hostages from North Korean - what does it mean for President Trump?

Katie Fahey

Founder of Voters Not Politicians

May 11th, 2018 07:46am

Discusses her organizations push to allow voters to determine congressional district lines.

Herman McCall

Head of Children's Services Administration

May 11th, 2018 07:17am

Discusses improvements in Michigan's child welfare system.

Jody Washington

Vice President - Lansing City Council

May 11th, 2018 06:46am

Discusses the major down scaling of the hotel project happening on Grand River.

Patrick Colbeck

GOP Candidate for Governor

May 11th, 2018 06:27am

Recaps yesterday's Michigan Press Association forum of gubernatorial candidates where democratic opponent Abdul El-Sayed accused all Muslims of hating Colbeck.

Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

May 11th, 2018 06:25am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the upcoming meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

David Avella

Chair of Political Action Comittee

May 10th, 2018 08:12am

Discusses the GOP's chances in the upcoming midterm elections.

Jonathan Oosting

Detroit News

May 10th, 2018 08:05am

Discusses the first GOP debate that took place in Grand Rapids last night.

Camara Clifton

Political Analyst

May 10th, 2018 07:59am

Discusses the turmoil in Iran over the U.S.'s withdrawal from nuclear deal.

Alan Baum

Baum and Associates

May 10th, 2018 07:47am

Discusses which Cadillac models will not be resurfacing next year.

Tim Muffitt

Maestro - Lansing Symphony Orchestra

May 10th, 2018 07:45am

Discusses MASTERWORKS 6 the finale of the 2017-2018 symphony season at the Wharton Center, happening this Friday at 8PM.

Andrew Abood

Chair of LCC Board of Trustees

May 10th, 2018 07:11am

Discusses the sentencing of Damian Douglas Walker, the young man accused of attempted terror act at Lansing Community College.

Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

May 10th, 2018 07:09am

Live from NYC, Powers reports on the three American hostages released from North Korea.

Loretta Powers

Fox News Radio

May 9th, 2018 07:46am

Loretta makes her weekly visit to discuss all the outlandish legal headlines from around the country.

Brian Mosallam

MSU Trustee

May 9th, 2018 07:29am

Discusses his 8 page plan for a "new" MSU and the lack of public support he has received from fellow trustees.

Patrick Anderson

CEO & Founder - Anderson Economic Group

May 9th, 2018 07:16am

Anderson reacts to a new study out of Wayne State that slams term limits for Michigan legislators.

Pat Dehaan

Senior Petroleum Analyst at

May 9th, 2018 07:01am

Discusses how pulling out of the Iran deal could affect prices at the pump.

Andy Schor

Mayor of Lansing

May 9th, 2018 06:42am

Mayor Schor stops by to reflect on the legacy of former State Superintendent of Education Brian Whitson, who passed away this week.

Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 9th, 2018 06:27am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on President Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran deal.

Dr. Jim Hines

GOP Candidate for Governor

May 9th, 2018 06:17am

Discusses his issues with name recognition and tonight's GOP debate in Grand Rapids.

Margie Barilla

May 8th, 2018 07:39am

Barilla of Fox News Radio discusses is it okay to track your kids with technology?

Jon Decker

May 8th, 2018 07:30am

Decker of Fox News Radio is live from the White House and discusses British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson in D.C. to talk Iran deal with Trump administration.

Tony Schaffer

May 8th, 2018 07:18am

Lt. Col. Tony Schaffer is a senior fellow at the London Center for Policy Research and former intelligence agent discusses Gina Haspel offered to withdraw her nomination as President Donald Trump's pick to head the CIA on Friday after some White House officials raised concerns with her about her ability to get confirmed, several sources familiar with the nomination have told CNN.

Jordan Goodman

May 8th, 2018 07:17am

America's money answers man and personal finance expert discusses the latest jobs report and the drop in the nation's unemployment rate in April.

John James

May 8th, 2018 07:16am

G.O.P. candidate for United States Senate discusses his campaign.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

May 8th, 2018 07:14am

Dr. Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses loneliness with generation Z.

Dr. ArLyne Diamond

Workplace Culture Expert

May 7th, 2018 07:37am

Discusses sexual harassment policies in the workplace.

Michael Law

Political Analyst

May 7th, 2018 07:30am

Discusses the upcoming meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, now taking place in Singapore.

Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

May 7th, 2018 07:28am

Discusses local and statewide legislative news, including where the state is at with recreational marijuana legalization.

Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator

May 7th, 2018 07:26am

Discusses a newly passed amendment & unique win for Michigan democrats in the republican dominated house.

Steve Dulan

Attorney, WMU Cooley Law School Graduate & Professor

May 7th, 2018 06:35am

Defends claims that Cooley is the "worst law school in America" by publications such as Politico, in light of Michael Cohen being a graduate.

Leslie Sorrell

Political Strategist

May 7th, 2018 06:33am

Discusses the problem with media covering Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen and not giving enough screen time to big issues like North and South Korea.

Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

May 7th, 2018 06:15am

Sutherland reports on the latest with President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani who has been making inconsistent comments regarding adult film star Stormy Daniels.

Dr. John Dyben

Physician - Origins Recovery Center

May 4th, 2018 08:08am

Dr. Dyben discusses a rise in students' use and abuse of the amphetamine-based prescription drug - adderall.

Liz Claman

Fox Business Network

May 4th, 2018 08:03am

Claman, live from Omaha, presents coverage of the Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting and discusses the mind of Warren Buffet.

Carol Wood & Britt Slocum

Lansing City Council President / Owner of Jersey Giant

May 4th, 2018 08:02am

Discuss potential plans for the abandoned Waverly Golf Course.

Brad Funkhouser

President & CEO - CATA

May 4th, 2018 06:58am

Discusses Lansing's 5th annual "Clean Commute Day", happening today.

Eric Lacy

Reporter - Lansing State Journal

May 4th, 2018 06:43am

Lacy updates with the latest on the fire at Meridian Magnesium in Eaton Rapids.

Kevin Quinn

GM Director of Additive Manufacturing & Generative Design

May 4th, 2018 06:26am

Discusses "lightweighting" at GM; using new technology to design cars to be lighter and stronger.

Bernie Porn

Epic MRA

May 4th, 2018 06:16am

Discusses new polling information regarding the 2020 presidential election.

Bobby Albert

Workplace Culture Expert

May 3rd, 2018 07:44am

Discusses the problems that come with overuse of "buzzwords" or cliche phrases in Corporate America.

Ed DeRosa

Racing Analyst at

May 3rd, 2018 07:28am

Ed DeRosa, live from Louisville, discusses the upcoming Kentucky Derby.

Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 3rd, 2018 07:09am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the Muller investigation and touches on the White House Correspondents Dinner.

Wes Lutz

President - National Automotive Dealers Association

May 3rd, 2018 06:56am

Discusses changes in "dealer assisted financing".

Daniel Hurley

CEO - Michigan Association of State Universities

May 3rd, 2018 06:34am

Discusses a new poll that shows Michigan residents are asking for more funding behind higher education.

Paul Malewski

Mayor of Eaton Rapids

May 3rd, 2018 06:26am

Discusses the massive overnight fire at the Meridian Magnesium Products Plant in Eaton Rapids.

Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

May 3rd, 2018 06:14am

Live from NYC, Powers reports on Facebook's latest attempts to increase data privacy settings for users.

Thomas E. Ricks

Pulitzer Prize Winning Author

May 2nd, 2018 08:05am

Discusses his new book; "The Fight for Freedom", a comparative novel focusing on Winston Churchill and George Orwell.

Wendy Patrick

Fox News Radio

May 2nd, 2018 07:41am

Wendy stops by her for her weekly discussion on the unusual legal stories happening around the country.

John Hartman

Apprenticeship Coordinator - Operating Engineers of MI

May 2nd, 2018 07:09am

Discusses training high school students with tradesmen skills.

Shri Thanedar

Demoractic Candidate for Governor

May 2nd, 2018 06:45am

Thanedar discusses a claim he filed with the state and court against the eligibility of Dr. Abdul el-Sayed's gubernatorial run.

Jim Geyer

Meteorologist - WLNS 6 News

May 2nd, 2018 06:29am

Discusses the warm weather and how long we should expect it to stick around.

Rick Jones

State Senator

May 2nd, 2018 06:27am

Sen. Jones discusses his proposed bill which would ban the sale of marijuana-infused beer.

Luke Niforatos

May 1st, 2018 07:47am

Niforatos of Smart Approaches to Marijuana discusses marijuana legalization defeated again in Vermont.

Linsey Fagan

May 1st, 2018 07:44am

Fagan of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Mike Wayland

May 1st, 2018 07:28am

Automotive reporter on General Motors for discusses sales for April.

Chad Livengood

May 1st, 2018 07:26am

Crains Detroit reporter discusses Detroit finally emerges from state oversight.

Tom Leonard

May 1st, 2018 06:58am

MI House Speaker discusses marijuana ballot proposal, medicaid work requirement, and his campaign for Grand Old Party candidate for Attorney General.

Rachel Sutherland

May 1st, 2018 06:57am

Sutherland of Fox News Radio discusses President Trump press conference follow-up.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

May 1st, 2018 06:56am

Dr. Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses why second marriages fail.

Harry Harrison Jr.

Parenting Expert

April 30th, 2018 07:45am

Discusses the dangers of oversharing your child's personal information on social media.

Derrick Kinney

Private Wealth Adviser

April 30th, 2018 07:28am

Discusses money-making tips given from self-made millionaires.

Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

April 30th, 2018 07:13am

Discusses President Trump's recent rally in Michigan's Macomb County as well as Michigan's gubernatorial race.

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