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Bobby Albert

Workplace Culture Expert

July 17th, 2018 07:55am

Discusses two of the biggest mistakes employees make that peeve their employers.

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Debbie Georgatos

Political Strategist

July 17th, 2018 07:53am

Georgatos speaks in support of President Trump's interactions with Vladmir Putin.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

July 17th, 2018 07:45am

Hondo phones in to offer opinions on the permanent placement of Bill Beekman as Michigan State University's Athletic Director.

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Elissa Slotkin

Candidate for Congress

July 17th, 2018 07:24am

Slotkin responds to President Trump's highly criticisized press conference following his closed meeting with Vladmir Putin.

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Eric Schertzing

Ingham County Treasurer

July 17th, 2018 06:56am

Schertzing joins Dave, in studio, to preview an upcoming tax auction happening July 24th at 10 a.m.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

July 17th, 2018 06:45am

Live from Helsinki, Owen reports on reaction to President Trump's meeting with Vladmir Putin.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

July 17th, 2018 06:44am

The Good Doctor discusses the multiple benefits of leisure reading.

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Michael Law

Fox News Radio

July 16th, 2018 08:24am

Law pontificates on what will be discussed during President Trump's meeting with Vladmir Putin, happening today in Helsinki, Finland.

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Charlie Owens / Kyle Melinn

Small Business for a Better Michigan / MIRS News

July 16th, 2018 08:18am

Owens discusses a proposed mandated work leave his coalition opposes. Melinn comments on the topic and discusses new campaign information from Elissa Slotkin.

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Dr. Meena Bose

Chair of Presidential Studies at Hofstra University

July 16th, 2018 07:43am

Discusses the nontraditional hearing of FBI agent Peter Strzok and offers insight as to what to expect for President Trump's meet with Vladmir Putin.

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Tonya Schuitmaker

State Senator & GOP Attorney General Candidate

July 16th, 2018 07:16am

Sen. Schuitmaker discusses her campaign and the differences between herself and GOP opponent, Tom Leonard.

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Roger Curtis

Director - MI Dept. of Talent and Economic Development

July 16th, 2018 06:43am

TED Director Curtis previews the "Marshall Plan for Talent" workshop with Lansing business leaders, happening later today at LCC.

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Patrick Colbeck

State Senator & GOP Gubernatorial Candidate

July 16th, 2018 06:28am

Sen. Colbeck discusses why he feels his campaign is picking up speed with less than a month away from primaries.

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Ron The Wine Guy

July 13th, 2018 07:49am

Ron stops by to talk about the history of the port wine industry.

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Stephanie Beckhorn

Director of Workforce Development - Talent Investment Agency

July 13th, 2018 07:38am

Discusses the state's growing need for young technicians and details the industry's benefits for those seeking apprenticeships.

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Andy Schor

Mayor of Lansing

July 13th, 2018 07:35am

Mayor Schor joins Dave to go over a variety of topics including the future of medicinal marijuana and the Lansing City Market.

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Sandy Pensler

Candidate for State Senator

July 13th, 2018 07:13am

Pensler states he will pledge half a million dollars from his personal funds towards Elon Musk's efforts to fix Flint's water crisis.

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Professor Nicholas Wittner

Chief Compliance Officer - MSU

July 13th, 2018 06:55am

The newly appointed CCO discusses the goals of the university’s newly created office of Enterprise Risk Management, Ethics and Compliance.

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Cliff Maloney Jr.

President - Young Americans for Liberty

July 13th, 2018 06:45am

Offers insight and praise for President Trump's recent work with NATO.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 13th, 2018 06:42am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on FBI agent Peter Strzok's congressional court testimony.

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Michael Molthan

Addiction Specialist / Former Alcoholic

July 12th, 2018 07:56am

Discusses the "Dry July" challenge and details his personal struggles with alcoholism and drug abuse.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

July 12th, 2018 07:54am

Live from the White House, Decker gives reaction to President Trump's NATO speech and reports on the latest with his Supreme Court nominee.

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John Johnson

Communications Director - Michigan High School Athletic Association

July 12th, 2018 07:26am

Discusses the state's growing need for high school sporting officials.

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Nicole Noll-Williams

Marketing Director - Capitol Region Airport

July 12th, 2018 07:07am

Discusses nonstop flights coming to the Capitol Region Airport this December as well as her upcoming career move into politics.

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Kevin Doyle

Economic Analyst - MI Dept. of Technology, Management & Budget

July 12th, 2018 06:56am

Discusses new numbers from the Bureau of Labor Market Information and Strategic Initiatives regarding employment in Michigan.

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Chad Livengood

Senior Reporter - Crain's Detroit Business

July 12th, 2018 06:38am

Livengood reports on the slow-moving involuntary manslaughter case of Nick Lyons, the director of Michigan's Department of Health and Human Services.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

July 12th, 2018 06:26am

Live from Brussels, Owen reports the latest on the NATO summit.

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Jon Decker / Gary Peters & Tom Stephenson

Fox News Radio / US Senator & "Make a Wish" Youth

July 11th, 2018 07:57am

First, Decker reports on the president's nominee for Supreme Court. Then, Sen. Gary Peters and senator-for-the-day Tom Stephenson, of Greenville, join to discuss Michigan politics and campaigns.

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Bill Schuette

Attorney General & Gubernatorial Candidate

July 11th, 2018 07:54am

AG Schuette discusses his campaign's progress in Michigan as well as his office undergoing an FBI investigation.

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Ryan Smith

Vice President - Cherry Hill Neighborhood Association

July 11th, 2018 07:28am

Lansing resident discusses concerns with the sale of Lansing's City Market.

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Dr. Nick Oberheiden

Federal Defense Attorney

July 11th, 2018 07:26am

Offers insight into Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court.

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Adam Hussain

Lansing City Council Member

July 11th, 2018 07:15am

Discusses the growing concern of crime in Lansing's third ward.

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Boyd Matheson

Political Analyst - The Deseret News

July 11th, 2018 06:42am

Discusses President Trump's pick for Supreme Court nominee.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

July 11th, 2018 06:39am

Live from NYC, Powers reports on the successful rescue of the 12 boys & soccer coach from the flooded Thai caves.

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Lindsay Harrison

Social Media Expert

July 10th, 2018 07:44am

Discusses how businesses should interact with online reviews.

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Elissa Slotkin

Candidate for Congress

July 10th, 2018 07:40am

With primaries less than a month away, Elissa Slotkin discusses the importance of active campaigning and engaging with the community.

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Dr. Brendan Beery

Professor of Constitutional Law - Cooley Law School

July 10th, 2018 07:05am

Dr. Beery gives his take on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee - Brett Kavanaugh.

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Brian Rich

Senior VP for Customer Experience - Consumers Energy

July 10th, 2018 07:04am

Discusses his company being voted ‘Most Trusted Brand’ among midwest utilities for business customers.

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Jody Washington

Lansing City Council Vice President

July 10th, 2018 06:54am

Washington joins to recap last night's City Council Meeting and discuss the future of the Lansing City Market.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 10th, 2018 06:43am

Sutherland reports on President Trump's nomination for Supreme Court.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

July 10th, 2018 06:26am

The Good Doctor discusses the issue of boredom and how to best rid yourself of it.

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Randy Weir

Cyber Security Specialist

July 10th, 2018 05:59am

Discusses the challenges of combating cyber crime.

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Susan Hiltz

July 9th, 2018 07:54am

Hiltz of AAA Michigan discusses gas prices this week.

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Brian Searcy

July 9th, 2018 07:46am

Searcy of Fox News Radio discusses news.

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Tom Speaks

July 9th, 2018 07:45am

Political Strategist, of The Impact Group, and of Fox News Radio discusses President Trump to announce his Supreme Court pick Monday.

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Kyle Melinn

July 9th, 2018 07:43am

Co-owner of MIRS News Service covering all things state government in Michigan and 1320 WILS political insider discusses the Senate debate.

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Chris Swope

July 9th, 2018 07:15am

Lansing City Clerk discusses for walk-in absentee voting, Lansing City Clerk opens South Washington Elections Office to the public and announces evening & weekend hours.

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Simon Owen

July 9th, 2018 07:14am

Owen of Fox News Radio discusses news.

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Jordan Goodman

July 9th, 2018 07:14am

Personal finance expert and 'America's money answers man' discusses the trade war is on and you're going to pay for it.

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Camera Clifton

July 9th, 2018 07:13am

Clifton of Fox News Radio discusses news.

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Tracy Timm

Career Coach

July 6th, 2018 07:49am

Discusses the trend of workers quickly leaving their new jobs.

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Sean McBrearty

Campaign Organizer - Clean Water Action

July 6th, 2018 07:32am

Reacts to the resignation of former EPA head Scott Pruitt and speculates on what is ahead for Enbridge's Line 5 tunnel.

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Chad Livengood

Senior Reporter - Crain's Detroit Business

July 6th, 2018 07:04am

Livengood reports on developments regarding a new bridge in Detroit.

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Chris Reading

Veteran / Kratom User

July 6th, 2018 06:55am

Local advocate for kratom describes the benefits of the substance and disputes claims made by Sen. Rick Jones.

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Ed Martin

Political Analyst

July 6th, 2018 06:41am

Discusses President Trump's options for his upcoming Supreme Court nomination.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

July 6th, 2018 06:38am

Live from London, Owen reports on the UK's recent scare with a couple's mysterious poisoning.

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Bill Schneider

Professor & Former CNN Journalist

July 5th, 2018 08:04am

The former senior political analyst of CNN joins to discuss the country's current political landscape and his new book, "Standoff: How America Became Ungovernable".

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

July 5th, 2018 07:28am

Decker reports on some of the nation's upcoming primary elections.

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Rick Jones

State Senator

July 5th, 2018 07:25am

Sen. Jones discusses the potential banning of non-FDA approved drug "kratom" as well as a new bill regarding terminal ill children in schools.

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Jan Dubauskas

General Counsel & COO - IHC Carrier Solutions

July 5th, 2018 07:04am

Discusses more affordable options for health insurance in 2019.

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Michael Wayland

Reporter - AutomotiveNews.com

July 5th, 2018 07:01am

Wayland reports on General Motor's recently released sales numbers.

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Mustafa Tameez

Political Strategist

July 5th, 2018 06:40am

Tameez, coming at things from the left, assesses our nation's current agreement with North Korea.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 5th, 2018 06:38am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's upcoming trip to North Korea.

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Wendy Patrick

July 3rd, 2018 07:33am

Patrick of Fox News Radio discusses a weekly legal news update.

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Jared Halpern

July 3rd, 2018 07:32am

Fox News Congressional Reporter discusses news.

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Mike Nichols

July 3rd, 2018 07:25am

East Lansing Attorney with the Nichols Law Firm discusses that he represented ex-lawmaker Cindy Gamrat and is asking Ingham County officials to use the same standard of justice applied to his client to investigate Attorney General Bill Schuette.

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Dr. Kevin Gutzman

July 3rd, 2018 07:24am

Professor and former Chairman in the Department of History at Western Connecticut State University. He is also a best-selling author. Dr. Gutzman discusses Independence Day; how we got there before the fireworks, the picnics, and grilling parties.

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Kevin Sehlmeyer

July 3rd, 2018 07:24am

State Fire Marshall discusses fireworks and fireworks safety.

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Tonya J. Powers

July 3rd, 2018 07:23am

Powers of Fox News Radio is live from New York, NY and discusses Cleveland F.B.I. thwarts July 4th terror attack.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

July 3rd, 2018 07:22am

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

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Bobby Albert

Workplace Culture Expert

July 2nd, 2018 07:57am

Discusses the issue of lunch breaks and the bosses who are against them.

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Don Polyak

Political Strategist

July 2nd, 2018 07:55am

Discusses President Trump's options for the next member of the Supreme Court.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

July 2nd, 2018 07:26am

Armed with new polling numbers on Michigan's upcoming primary elections, Kyle and Dave discuss local and statewide political news.

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John Engler

MSU Interim President

July 2nd, 2018 07:04am

Discusses the latest with the Attorney General's investigation into MSU's handling of the Larry Nassar scandal as well as upcoming changes in tuition.

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Patrice Drainville

VP of Operations - Simmons Properties

July 2nd, 2018 06:47am

Drainville owns the Waterfront Bar at Lansing City Market which is slated to be shut down - is there anything she can do to stop it?

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Mike Karl

Cardboard Prophets

July 2nd, 2018 06:40am

Local homeless and poverty advocate talks about his new venture and how to give items directly to those in need.

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Dr. John Roland

Physician

June 29th, 2018 08:01am

Discusses the importance of being honest with new doctors.

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Don Bramer

Political Analyst

June 29th, 2018 07:58am

Discusses President Trump's next summit, this one with Russian President Vladmir Putin.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

June 29th, 2018 07:16am

Powers reports on the targeted shooting that left 5 dead inside the newsroom at the Capital Gazette newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Jim Geyer

Meteorologist - WLNS 6 News

June 29th, 2018 07:09am

Jim discusses just how extreme this weekend's heat advisory warning may be.

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Dan Kildee

U.S. Representative

June 29th, 2018 07:05am

Rep. Kildee (D-Mich.) discusses the rough week for democrats - losing votes regarding unions, travel bans and the Supreme Court.

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Dennis Lennox

Political Strategist

June 29th, 2018 07:02am

Reviews last night's GOP debate.

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Patrick Dehaan

Senior Petroleum Analyst - GasBuddy.com

June 29th, 2018 06:46am

Discusses why gas prices are raised during holiday weekends.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

June 28th, 2018 07:55am

Hondo shares his thoughts on MSU's Board of Trustees and their extensive search for the university's next president.

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Dr. Jim Hines

Gubernatorial candidate

June 28th, 2018 07:44am

Previews tonight's final GOP Debate taking place in Detroit, on WDIV.

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Chuck Hadden

President & CEO - Michigan Manufacturers Association

June 28th, 2018 07:42am

Discusses former Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero being named as the executive director of the Capital Area Manufacturing Council.

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Brian Mosallam

MSU Trustee

June 28th, 2018 07:16am

Discusses the Board of Trustees' timeline for selecting Michigan State University's next president.

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Patrick Colbeck

State Senator & Gubernatorial Candidate

June 28th, 2018 06:55am

Sen. Colbeck shares a few political policies and teases the final Republican Gubernatorial Debate happening tonight.

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Steve Japinga

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

June 28th, 2018 06:44am

Discusses big changes happening with construction on Saginaw Street from Coolidge Road in East Lansing through Hagadorn.

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Dr. Brendan Beery

Professor of Constitutional Law - Western Michigan Cooley Law School

June 28th, 2018 06:41am

Discusses the news that swing vote Supreme Justice Anthony Kennedy is set to retire - who will President Trump select to replace him?

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Loretta Powers

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

June 27th, 2018 08:32am

Powers makes her weekly visit to chat about some of the wild headlines from around the country this week.

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Wayne Sieloff

President & CEO - Capitol Regional Airport Authority

June 27th, 2018 08:29am

Discusses American Airlines being granted federal approval to continue nonstop flights from Lansing toWashington, D.C.

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Greg Talberg

Williamston School Boardmember

June 27th, 2018 08:12am

Discusses his take on the Gender Identity Policy put in place for Williamston Community Schools.

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Professor Allan Saxe

June 27th, 2018 07:53am

The Good Professor stops by to talk immigration policy.

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Brian Calley

Lieutenant Governor & Gubernatorial Candidate

June 27th, 2018 07:02am

Lt. Gov. Calley stops by to tease the upcoming GOP gubernatorial debate.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

June 27th, 2018 06:52am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the Supreme Court's ruling of President Trump's travel ban.

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Amy Kremer

Co-Founder of Women for Trump / Tea Party movement

June 27th, 2018 06:46am

Discusses her take on President Trump's recently Supreme Court approved travel ban.

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Jon Decker

June 26th, 2018 07:35am

Decker of Fox News Radio is live from the White House and discusses President Trump on the stump for South Carolina Gubernatorial candidate's reactions to Sanders Restaurant controversy.

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Harry Harrison Jr.

June 26th, 2018 07:35am

New York Times best selling author discusses summer pain for kids; parents go too far to coddle.

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Peter Spadafore

June 26th, 2018 07:34am

At-Large Council Member of Lansing City Council discusses Red Cedar developers agree to take on bonding for financing instead of the city of Lansing.

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