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Chad Livengood

January 17th, 2018 07:45am

Chad Livengood, a senior reporter at Crain's Detroit Business, visits Dave to talk about the Detroit Auto Show and other Detroit news.

Wendy Patrick

January 17th, 2018 07:43am

Wendy Patrick, of FOX News, checks in with Dave for her Weekly Legal update.

Tim Daman

January 17th, 2018 07:18am

Daman, the President and CEO of Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, joins Dave to discuss the potential 65 million endeavor of a new courthouse in Lansing.

Allan Saxe

January 17th, 2018 07:08am

Professor Allan Saxe, political science professor of over 40 years, joins Dave to discuss Trump's alleged "rough words" used during a closed session in the White House.

Jehmu Greene

January 17th, 2018 07:07am

Jehmu Greene, FOX News Political Analyst, phones in with Dave to speak on Steve Bannon's recent testimony at Capitol Hill.

Sean McBrearty

January 17th, 2018 04:55am

McBrearty, member of the Oil and Water Don't Mix coalition, joins Dave to discuss Enbridge's attempts to look for oil in Michigan's upper peninsula.

Carl Zipfel

January 16th, 2018 07:53am

GMC Exterior Design Manager discusses the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.

Jamie Colby

January 16th, 2018 07:27am

Host of Strange Inheritance and of Fox News Radio discusses the bizarre artifacts and outrageous stories that are all part of someone's "Strange Inheritance!"

Harlan Charles

January 16th, 2018 07:26am

General Motors Product Manager for the Lansing-made Camaro and Corvette discusses the 2018 Detroit Auto Show.

Brian Bell

January 16th, 2018 07:26am

Bell of Ford discusses F-150 trucks and what truck sales have meant to the automotive bounce back.

Andrew Abood

January 16th, 2018 07:25am

Abood of Abood Law Firm discusses the Nassar sentencing phase, which begins today in Ingham courtroom of the honorable Rosemarie Aquiline.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

January 16th, 2018 07:24am

Dr. Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses psychology.

Rachel Sutherland

January 16th, 2018 07:24am

Sutherland of Fox News Radio discusses President Trump says Democrats don't want a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals fix... They want a government shutdown!

Katlean De Monchy

January 15th, 2018 08:05am

De Monchy of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Elaine Hardy

January 15th, 2018 08:05am

Commissioner of the Greater Lansing Area Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission discusses their 33rd annual Luncheon will convene on Monday, January 15th, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at the Lansing Center.

Susan Hiltz

January 15th, 2018 08:04am

Hiltz of AAA Michigan discusses gas prices this week.

Kyle Melinn

January 15th, 2018 08:03am

Co-owner of MIRS News Service covering all things state government in Michigan and 1320 WILS Political Insider and discusses local politics.

Leslie Sorrell

January 15th, 2018 08:03am

Political Strategist, author of "From Clients to Crooks-An Insider Reveals the Real Washington D.C.", and of Fox News Radio discusses President Trump denies making crude remark, but stands by 'tough' language on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals proposal.

Stuart Fowle

January 15th, 2018 07:59am

Buick Communications Manager is live from the North American International Auto Show and discusses the auto show.

Ryan Lafontaine

January 15th, 2018 07:58am

Chairman of the North American International Auto Show is live at the auto show and discusses the 2018 auto show.

Sandy Pensler

January 15th, 2018 07:58am

Candidate for U.S. Senate G.O.P. discusses his campaign.

Tonya J. Powers

January 15th, 2018 07:57am

Powers of Fox News Radio discusses the mistake nuclear missile message that went out in Hawaii.

Christopher Payne

January 12th, 2018 07:50am

Dr. Christopher Payne, economist turned author, joins Dave live from Abu Dhabi to speak about his book "The Economist's Diet" and how he used his skills as an economist to lose 30+ pounds and keep it off.

Antjuan Seawright

January 12th, 2018 07:45am

Seawright, president/CEO of Blueprint Strategy, phones in to give his opinion on Oprah as the potential democratic nominee for the next president of the United States.

Sean Bertolino

January 12th, 2018 07:44am

Bertolino, a member on the Williamston City Council, joins Dave not a council member, but as a concerned parent of Williamston Community Schools, where one group is attempting to recall a policy affirming certain rights for transgender and gender non-conforming students

Max Muncey

January 12th, 2018 06:54am

Muncey, the public relations manager for the North American International Auto Show, calls in to preview the upcoming Detroit Auto Show.

John Austin

January 12th, 2018 06:52am

John Austin, director of the Michigan Economic Center at the University of Michigan, joins Dave to detail the MEC's latest report which lays out the blueprints for creating new jobs and business in Michigan.

Sam Singh

January 12th, 2018 06:25am

The State House Democratic Leader. Sam Singh, phones into the studio to chat with Dave about the most recent news in Michigan legislature.

Tonya J. Powers

January 12th, 2018 06:14am

FOX News Radio's Tonya Powers joins Dave to discuss the latest with the #MeToo movement and the latest Hollywood sexual assault allegations, this time involving James Franco.

Cortney Baker

January 11th, 2018 07:57am

Dr. Cortney Baker, Gender Equality Specialist, joins Dave to discuss Hollywood's outrage over Mark Wahlberg's recent re-shoot and a broader discussion on women in the workplace.

Hondo Carpenter

January 11th, 2018 07:26am

Hondo Carpenter, of SpartanNation.com, stops by to recap the Michigan State mens' basketball team's overtime win against Rutgers and previews Spartan football for 2018.

Jonathan Oosting

January 11th, 2018 07:14am

Jonathan Oosting, a political reporter in The Detroit News' Lansing bureau, provides information to Dave on potential push for more technology in Michigan public schools and other Michigan related news.

Dennis Lennox

January 11th, 2018 06:57am

Dennis Lennox, Michigan political analyst and strategist, joins Dave to give his two cents on the current race for governor in Michigan.

Patrick Colbeck

January 11th, 2018 06:41am

State Senator Pat Colbeck calls into 1320 WILS to speak with Dave about his gubernatorial campaign - from his grassroots funding to upcoming town hall debates.

Jim Geyer

January 11th, 2018 06:26am

Jim Geyer, meteorologist at WLNS 6, joins Dave to try and make predictions about the upcoming shift back to cold weather.

Simon Owen

January 11th, 2018 05:55am

FOX News Radio's Simon Owen, live from London, phones in with Dave to discuss the mixed reaction that the French film industry and women are having to the #MeToo Movement.

Beth Misner

January 10th, 2018 07:42am

Beth Misner, President of the BNI Foundation, phones in with Dave to share advice on the possible developmental benefits of children eating more fish.

Oz Sultan

January 10th, 2018 07:37am

Oz Sultan, Chief Strategist at the ?Sultan Interactive Group, joins Dave to discuss the latest with President Trump.

Bernie Porn

January 10th, 2018 07:12am

Bernie Porn, President of Epic-MRA, phones in with Dave to discuss the recent Epic-MRA poll in which Michigan voters ranked "Fixing Infrastructure" as the top problem facing the state.

Kim Komando

January 10th, 2018 07:01am

1320 WILS's self-proclaimed digital goddess Kim Komando, joins Dave to preview Las Vegas's Consumer Electronics Show and speak on all things new tech.

Gretchen Whitmer

January 10th, 2018 06:26am

Gretchen Whitmer, democratic candidate for Michigan's next governor, joins Dave to speak on her campaign financing as well as her viewpoints on Lou Anna K. Simon's handling of the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal.

Rachel Sutherland

January 10th, 2018 05:36am

FOX News Radio's Rachel Sutherland, live from Washington D.C., joins Dave to discuss the bipartisan group of lawmakers who met at the White House to figure out the future of immigration law in the U.S.

Eric Cedillo

January 9th, 2018 07:47am

Cedillo of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Brett Larson

January 9th, 2018 07:47am

Larson of Fox News Radio is live from Las Vegas, NV and discusses the International Consumer Electronics Show - what new tech is being unveiled this year.

Boyd Matheson

January 9th, 2018 07:13am

Political Strategist and of Fox News Radio discusses Bannon expresses 'regret' for comments attributed to him in 'fire and fury.'

Stu Sandler

January 9th, 2018 07:13am

G.O.P. strategist and perennial winner of pretty much race he gets into discusses news.

Simon Owen

January 9th, 2018 07:12am

Owen of Fox News Radio discusses North Korea and South Korea talking about Olympic participation today, but is it more than that?

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

January 9th, 2018 07:11am

Dr. John Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses psychology.

Harry Harrison Jr.

January 8th, 2018 07:53am

Harrison Jr. of Fox News Radio discusses news.

Susan Hiltz

January 8th, 2018 07:35am

Hiltz of AAA Michigan discusses gas prices this week.

Leslie Sorrell

January 8th, 2018 07:28am

Political Strategist, author of "From Clients to Crooks-An Insider Reveals the Real Washington D.C.", and of Fox News Radio discusses President Trump tweets explosive White House tell-all 'full of lies,' author fires back.

Jody Washington

January 8th, 2018 07:25am

Washington of Lansing City Council discusses the Lansing School District family is mourning the sudden loss of Board of Education member Shirley Rodgers, who passed away from natural causes.

Kyle Melinn

January 8th, 2018 07:25am

Co-owner of MIRS News Service covering all things state government in Michigan and 1320 WILS Political Insider discusses local politics.

Shanna Draheim

January 8th, 2018 07:24am

Draheim of East Lansing City Council and also director of Michigan Municipal League discusses community development and urban policy and clean energy policies, including the thorny question of how to deal with funding pensions and other benefits promised to city workers in retirement.

Gary Peters

January 8th, 2018 07:21am

U.S. Senators Gary Peters discusses the Cyber Operations Squadron at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base last Saturday.

Ron The Wine Guy

January 5th, 2018 07:42am

Ron the Wine Guy drops by for his weekly visit with Dave to discuss the meaning and correct usage of certain wine terminology.

Jon Decker

January 5th, 2018 07:35am

FOX News Radio's Jon Decker calls in, live from the White House where a new policy is banning personal cell phone use in the West Wing.

Carol Wood

January 5th, 2018 07:25am

Carol Wood, the newly elected President of Lansing City Council, phones in to speak with Dave about the 2018 City Council agenda and the potential legal issues with FOIA requests and new mayor Andy Schor.

Mustafa Tameez

January 5th, 2018 07:16am

Political Analyst Mustafa Tameez joins Dave to discuss Mitt Romney's potential as the next senator of Utah.

Danielle DiMartino Booth

January 5th, 2018 07:15am

Danielle DiMartino Booth, a global thought leader on monetary policy and economics, calls in to chat with Dave about why she thinks the Federal Reserve is bad for America.

Prof. Alain Sanders

January 5th, 2018 04:51am

Former senior reporter with TIME magazine, Professor Alain Sanders, joins Dave to discuss Donald Trump's first year as president and considers his biggest challenges and goals of 2018.

Sarah Sladek

January 4th, 2018 07:35am

Workplace Demographic Analyst Sarah Sladek joins Dave to discuss Generation Z, what New York Times calls "millennials on steroids".

Dennis Lennox

January 4th, 2018 07:27am

Lennox, a Michigan political analyst and strategist, joins Dave to discuss Bob Young's departure from the Senate race on GOP side.

Hondo Carpenter

January 4th, 2018 07:18am

SpartanNation.com's Hondo Carpenter phones in to preview tonight's basketball game between the top-ranked Spartans and the non-ranked Maryland Terrapins.

David Cooper

January 4th, 2018 07:04am

David Cooper, Grand Ledge High School alumni turned principal horn of the Berlin Philharmonic, joins Dave to preview the upcoming show at the Wharton Center for Performing Arts where the soloist will be accompanied by the Lansing Symphony Orchestra.

Todd Heywood

January 4th, 2018 06:42am

Todd Heywood, Senior Reporter at the Lansing Pulse, phones in to discuss the new mayor's possible tangling with the Lansing City Council over whether Lansing’s legislative body can order the release of documents under the state Freedom of Information Act over the opposition of the Mayor’s Office.

Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.

January 4th, 2018 06:24am

Vernuccio Jr., Editor-In-Chief Of The New York Analysis of Policy & Government, joins Dave to discuss President Trump's recent doubling down of support for Iranian protesters.

Jon Decker

January 3rd, 2018 08:07am

FOX News Radio's Jon Decker, live from the White House, joins Dave to discuss the growing protests in Iran and the President's response to them.

Susan Hiltz

January 3rd, 2018 07:39am

AAA Michigan's Susan Hiltz phones in for her weekly conversation on local gas prices.

Brian Calley

January 3rd, 2018 07:11am

Lt. Governor Brian Calley joins Dave to discuss opioid law in Michigan as well as his gubernatorial campaign.

Patrick Anderson

January 3rd, 2018 07:04am

Patrick Anderson, CEO of Anderson Economic Group, calls in to discuss his viewpoints on the recent federal tax cuts.

Wendy Patrick

January 3rd, 2018 06:40am

Wendy Patrick, of FOX News, joins Dave for her weekly discussion on some of the unique and eye-raising stories from around the country as well as Michigan.

Simon Owen

January 3rd, 2018 04:53am

FOX News Radio's Simon Owen, live from London, joins Dave to discuss the latest on the protests in Iran.

Curtis Hertel Jr.

January 2nd, 2018 07:43am

State Senator Hertel Jr. discusses local politics.

Rick Jones

January 2nd, 2018 07:42am

State Senator Jones discusses local politics.

Kyle Melinn

January 2nd, 2018 07:42am

MIRS News co-owner and editor discusses local politics.

Rachel Sutherland

January 2nd, 2018 07:41am

Sutherland of Fox News Radio is live in Washington, D.C. and discusses Congress 2018 priorities.

Todd Heywood

January 2nd, 2018 07:41am

Heywood of Lansing City Pulse discusses their outlook for 2018.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

January 2nd, 2018 07:39am

Dr. Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses seasonal affective disorder.

Marsha Dixey

December 29th, 2017 07:49am

The collectibles specialist from Heritage Auctions talks about how to cash in on "junk" in storage.

Jeremy Garza

December 29th, 2017 07:33am

The Lansing city council member-elect talks about the New Years Day inauguration at the Lansing Center.

Bobby Albert

December 29th, 2017 07:29am

The Fox News Radio business strategist talks about how more employers are handing out holiday bonuses to their workers.

Brian T Jackson

December 29th, 2017 07:28am

The Lansing city council member-elect talks about the New Years Day inauguration at the Lansing Center.

Adam Bufano

December 29th, 2017 07:26am

The graduate of The Cooking & Hospitality Institute of Chicago talks about dieting after the New Years holiday.

Peter Spadafore

December 29th, 2017 07:25am

The Lansing city council member-elect talks about the New Years Day inauguration at the Lansing Center.

Andy Schor

December 29th, 2017 07:23am

Lansing's mayor-elect talks about the New Years Day inauguration at the Lansing Center.

Hondo Carpenter

December 28th, 2017 07:40am

SpartanNation.com's Hondo Carpenter phones in from sunny San Diego to preview tonight's Michigan State-Washington State bowl game with Rich Herl.

Franco Ordonez

December 28th, 2017 07:28am

Ordonez, a White House Correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers and co-host of McClatchy's Majority Minority podcast, joins Rich Herl to discuss the future of national gun control laws.

Eben Brown

December 28th, 2017 07:04am

FOX News Radio's Eben Brown calls in to chat with Rich about upcoming changes in individual state gun laws.

Wendy Patrick

December 28th, 2017 06:59am

Wendy Patrick, of FOX News, joins Rich for her weekly look at some of the wacky legal stories happening around the country and in Michigan.

Dennis Denno

December 28th, 2017 06:40am

Dennis Denno, of Denno Research, joins Rich Herl to discuss the results of the end of the year pundit polls answering which Michigan politicians had the most successful 2017.

Shri Thanedar

December 28th, 2017 06:14am

Shri Thanedar, Democratic gubernatorial candidate, calls in to discuss his belief that Democratic opponent Gretchen Whitmer should drop out of the race due to her handling of the Larry Nassar sexual assault scandal.

Susan Hiltz

December 27th, 2017 07:57am

Susan Hiltz, of AAA Michigan, joins Rich for 1320 WILS weekly update on local gasoline prices.

Bob Dukesherer

December 27th, 2017 07:43am

Bob Dukesherer, a meteorologist at National Weather Service, calls in to speak with Rich on the extreme subzero temperatures hitting Michigan this week.

Eben Brown

December 27th, 2017 07:29am

FOX News Radio's Eben Brown joins Rich Herl to discuss the latest on what President Trump is up to during his holiday vacation and Congress's off-season.

Steve Mitchell

December 27th, 2017 07:16am

Steve Mitchell, of Mitchell Research and Communications, phones in to help explain the most recent poll on the upcoming Governor's race in Michigan and the tightening gap between front-runner Attorney General Bill Schuette and Lt. Governor Brian Calley.

Dr. Greg Rosener

December 27th, 2017 06:43am

Dr. Greg Rosener, anesthesiologist, joins Rich Herl to discuss states that are considering executing prisoners through a new method - injection of opioids.

Rachel Sutherland

December 27th, 2017 06:27am

FOX News Radio's Rachel Sutherland phones in to discuss with Rich what members of Congress do when they aren't in session and ponders what is in store for Congress in 2018.

Michael Starr Hopkins

December 27th, 2017 06:14am

Democratic Strategist and Attorney Michael Starr Hopkins joins Rich Herl to discuss the midterm elections of 2018 and the Democratic party's plans to reclaim one or both houses of Congress.

Tonya J. Powers

December 26th, 2017 08:29am

Powers of Fox News Radio discusses the day after Christmas shopping frenzy.



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