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Gilbert King

April 24th, 2018 07:39am

Pulitzer Prize winning author Gilbert King discusses his book "Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found."

Tom Cochran

April 24th, 2018 07:38am

State Representative Cochran (D) Mason, MI discusses the medicare-work component package.

Jon Decker

April 24th, 2018 07:37am

Decker of Fox News Radio is live from the White House and discusses Trump Macron visit.

Jason Vanderstelt

April 24th, 2018 07:01am

Vanderstelt of Charlotte Rising discusses news about his group.

Scott Wriggelsworth

April 24th, 2018 07:00am

Ingham County Sheriff discusses the prospects of a new jail and the planned millage as well as law enforcement and school officials unveil legislative proposal to prevent violence in Michigan schools.

Simon Owen

April 24th, 2018 06:58am

Owen of Fox News Radio discusses deadly terror attack in Toronto.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

April 24th, 2018 06:57am

Dr. John Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses nature versus nurture in terms of how people are brought up.

Amber Griffin

Model & Etiquette Coach

April 23rd, 2018 07:36am

Discusses the importance of stressing manners and proper etiquette onto children.

Michael Law

Political Analyst

April 23rd, 2018 07:28am

Discusses upcoming meetings between North Korean and American leadership focused on denuclearization.

Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

April 23rd, 2018 07:05am

Discusses Michael Moore's most recent display of political activism concerning the Flint water crisis as well as some new polling information.

Jordan Goodman

America's Money Answer Man

April 23rd, 2018 06:56am

Stops by for his monthly analysis of Michigan's economic condition.

Jonathan Oosting

Lansing Political Reporter - The Detroit News

April 23rd, 2018 06:42am

Discusses the potential and process of legalizing recreational marijuana being added to a statewide ballot in Michigan.

Mark Meadows


April 23rd, 2018 06:24am

Mayor Meadows phones into 1320 WILS to discuss the recent survey taken in East Lansing that shows citizens doubting their city's path.

Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

April 23rd, 2018 06:13am

Reports on President Trump's scheduled meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron.

Elissa Slotkin

Candidate for Congress

April 20th, 2018 08:23am

Former Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs and veteran Elissa Slotkin discusses her campaign for Michigan's 8th congressional district.

Kelly Rossman-McKinney

Candidate for State Senator

April 20th, 2018 08:19am

Communications expert Kelly Rossman-McKinney discusses her candidacy for state Senate.

Agustin Arbulu

Executive Director - Michigan Department of Civil Rights

April 20th, 2018 07:25am

Discusses the updated civil rights report on the Flint water case.

Beau LaFave

State Representative

April 20th, 2018 07:01am

Kyle Melinn sits in for Dave Akerly and phones up Rep. LaFave to discuss the pro-guns march occurring in Lansing today.

Patrick Wright

Vice President for Legal Affairs - Mackinac Center for Public Policy

April 20th, 2018 06:53am

Discusses Michigan unions and the affect of the right-to-work laws.

Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator

April 20th, 2018 06:40am

Kyle Melinn welcomes Sen. Hertel Jr. to share his thoughts on the legislative changes in Medicaid as well as the need of infrastructure repairs.

Lori Carpentier

President & CEO - Planned Parenthood of Michigan

April 20th, 2018 06:37am

Discusses Planned Parenthood's gubernatorial candidate endorsement.

Mike Shirkey

State Senator

April 20th, 2018 06:16am

Kyle Melinn of MIRS News sits in for Dave Akerly and discusses changes in Medicaid with Sen. Shirkey.

Dr. Mitchell Mally


April 19th, 2018 08:10am

Discusses the upcoming allergy season and how to approach extreme weather changes.

Mustafa Tameez

Political Analyst

April 19th, 2018 07:48am

Discusses the meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and the potential future relationship between the two countries.

Earl Poleski

Director of Michigan State Housing Development Authority

April 19th, 2018 07:47am

Discusses the issue of homelessness in Michigan.

Andrew Och


April 19th, 2018 06:58am

Author of multiple books on America's First Ladies, Och discusses the life and impact of Barbara Bush.

Gilda Jacobs

Executive Director - Michigan League For Public Policy

April 19th, 2018 06:47am

Discusses a new bill that requires any able-bodied Medicaid recipient to be working.

Pamela Gail Johnson

Health & Fitness Expert

April 19th, 2018 06:44am

Discusses the benefits of even small amounts of exercise.

Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

April 19th, 2018 06:43am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on CIA Director Mike Pompeo's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Wendy Patrick

Fox News Radio

April 18th, 2018 07:32am

Patrick discusses some of the bizarre legal matters ongoing nationally and worldwide.

Nicolee Ambrose

Fox News Radio

April 18th, 2018 07:25am

Nicolee reflects on the life of Barbara Bush and weighs in on why so many republicans are not returning to Congress after mid-terms.

Rick Jones

State Senator

April 18th, 2018 07:02am

Jones talks about separate bills dealing with guns and 4-way stops during power outages.

Dennis Lennox

Political Analyst

April 18th, 2018 06:54am

Dennis discusses his Detroit News op-ed about Detroit Metro Airport and its one-way deal with Delta Airlines.

David Jesse

Writer, Detroit Free Press

April 18th, 2018 06:41am

David talks about the resignation of MSU alumni director Scott Westerman.

Steve Mitchell

Mitchell Research

April 18th, 2018 06:25am

Mitchell looks back on the life of Barbara Bush.

Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

April 18th, 2018 06:08am

Powers reflects on the life of Barbara Bush.

Yvonne Caamal Canul

April 17th, 2018 07:44am

Superintendent of Lansing Schools discusses the new work now started with ground breaking at Post Oak School in Groesbeck. Camaal Canul also discusses her reaction to the governors new plan for enhanced school safety.

Jon Decker

April 17th, 2018 07:44am

Decker of Fox News Radio discusses Cohen latest and President Trump fundraising more than twenty percent being used for legal fees.

Tim Daman

April 17th, 2018 07:43am

President and C.E.O. of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce discusses the need/cost for a for a new county jail.

Jocelyn Benson

April 17th, 2018 07:16am

Democratic Party Candidate for MI Secretary of State discusses running for Secretary of State.

Alicia Guevara Warren

April 17th, 2018 07:15am

Michigan League for Public Policy Kids Count Coordinator discusses Michigan kids facing increased rate of abuse and neglect, high poverty, unstable family employment and significant academic challenges.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

April 17th, 2018 07:14am

Dr. Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses why punctuality is critical for a person's success in life.

Micah C. Wainwright

April 17th, 2018 07:14am

Tax law authority, author of “I Want You to Finance Your Life: 7 W.E.A.L.T.H Secrets You Need to Know About the Tax Code”, and of Fox News Radio discusses last-minute tax tips.

Judy Hoberman

Gender Specialist & Author

April 16th, 2018 07:53am

Discusses the #metoo movement as well as gender issues and differences that affect corporate America.

Susan Hiltz

AAA Michigan

April 16th, 2018 07:43am

Weekly update on local gas prices.

Michael Law

Political Analyst

April 16th, 2018 07:37am

Discusses President Trump calling for an audit of the United States Postal Service.

Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

April 16th, 2018 07:17am

1320 WILS political insider, covering all things state government in Michigan.

Derrick Kinney

Private Wealth Adviser

April 16th, 2018 07:05am

Discusses how to best save money for retirement.

Sandy Pensler

GOP Candidate

April 16th, 2018 07:04am

Discusses his campaign and its sizable nest egg.

Todd Heywood

Reporter - Between the Lines

April 16th, 2018 06:27am

Reports on issues following the close race between democratic AG candidates Pat Miles and Dana Nessel.

David Mittleman


April 16th, 2018 06:13am

Discusses MSU interim-president John Engler's alleged offer to pay out one of Larry Nassar's victims.

Gwen Thomas

Fox News Radio

April 13th, 2018 07:28am

Gwen discusses whether or not former President Obama's "College Scorecard" is misleading.

Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

April 13th, 2018 07:07am

Simon talks about the latest on the situation in Syria.

John James

Michigan US Senate republican candidate

April 13th, 2018 06:44am

James talked about his submission of petition signatures and gives us his take on the situation with Syria.

Joe DiSano

Democratic Strategist, DiSano Strategies

April 13th, 2018 06:32am

DiSano previews this weekend's democratic party endorsement convention.

Gary Peters

April 13th, 2018 06:28am

Michigan US senator Peters talks about a congressional badge of bravery ceremony in Charlotte and the senate hearing on Enbridge Line 5.

Payal Ravani

Co-Director - Capital City Film Festival

April 12th, 2018 07:42am

Discusses the annual Capital City Film Festival currently taking place in downtown Lansing from April 11-15.

Sean McBrearty

Clean Water Action / Oil & Water Don't Mix

April 12th, 2018 07:28am

Activist Sean McBrearty speaks out against the pipelines going through the Great Lakes calling for their safe removal.

Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

April 12th, 2018 07:04am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on President Trump's latest tweets regarding Robert Mueller's job status.

Jesse Byrnes

Associate Editor at

April 12th, 2018 06:54am

Reacts to the news of Paul Ryan's departure as Speaker of the House.

Todd Heywood

Lansing City Pulse

April 12th, 2018 06:43am

Reports on the shooting range that unknowingly supplied the gun for Delta's recent murder-suicide.

Patti Poppe

CEO of Consumers Energy

April 12th, 2018 06:26am

Discusses what's next for Lansing's future with clean energy.

Pete Kuhnmuench

Executive Director - Insurance Alliance of Michigan

April 12th, 2018 06:12am

Discusses new potential legislation that would allow drivers more chances to take classes to remove points from their license.

Antjuan Seawright

Political Analyst

April 11th, 2018 07:43am

Discusses border security and President Trump's handling of immigration issues.

Robert O'Neill

Former Navy SEAL & Author

April 11th, 2018 07:35am

Robert O'Neill, the man who killed Osama bin Laden, discusses his work with SEAL Team 6 and his new book "The Operator".

Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator

April 11th, 2018 07:14am

Discusses legislation he wants to pass including full criminal background checks on all gun owners.

Loretta Powers


April 11th, 2018 06:57am

Weekly roundup on wild legal stories happening around the country.

Bill Schuette

Attorney General

April 11th, 2018 06:47am

Live from Washington D.C., Attorney General Bill Schuette joins Dave to discuss the new anti-sex-trafficking bill being signed today.

Lance Lucas

Co-Founder of Digit All City

April 11th, 2018 06:36am

Discusses the ongoing privacy crisis going on with Facebook.

Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

April 11th, 2018 06:14am

Live from D.C., Rachel reports on Mark Zuckerberg testifying in front of congress for Facebook's data misuse.

Dr. Bobby Rausch

April 10th, 2018 07:41am

Dr. Rausch of Fox News Radio discusses picking your boss, not the other way around.

Jody Washington

April 10th, 2018 07:40am

Lansing City Council Vice President and 1st Ward Council Representative discusses the rezone of 600 E. Michigan Ave.

Jordan Goodman

April 10th, 2018 07:28am

Former editor of Money Magazine and America's money answers man discusses women's apparel and shoe chain '9 West' is the latest national retailer to announce it's filing for bankruptcy. Struggling with sales for some time. It is now also looking at increased tariffs which have the potential of triggering a full blown trade war with China and other U.S. trading partners.

Jon Decker

April 10th, 2018 07:28am

Decker of Fox News Radio is live from the White House and discusses U.S. reaction to Syria attacks.

Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

April 10th, 2018 07:27am

Dr. Braccio of Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing discusses post-traumatic stress disorder.

John Cruz

Opioid Expert

April 9th, 2018 07:58am

Discusses the severity of the ongoing opioid crisis.

Susan Hiltz

AAA Michigan

April 9th, 2018 07:46am

Weekly update on local gas prices.

Michael Law


April 9th, 2018 07:41am

Discusses his book "The Founders' Revolution" which explores the history and the principles of the Declaration of Independence.

Kyle Melinn


April 9th, 2018 07:40am

Discusses a new poll based on Michigan's gubernatorial race.

Alain Sanders

Associate Professor of Political Science

April 9th, 2018 07:02am

The professor stops by to discuss how big of an issue gun reform will be in 2018 elections.

Rick Jones

State Senator

April 9th, 2018 06:42am

Sen. Jones chimes in on the issue of gun control and discusses the murder-suicide in Delta Township that took place with a stolen rental gun.

David Saba

Chief Operating Officer - Global Personalized Academics

April 9th, 2018 06:25am

Discusses the governor's new bill which aims to help alleviate Michigan's teaching shortage.

Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

April 9th, 2018 05:58am

Live from Texas, Brown reports on illegal border crossing and other issues down at the border.

Ron The Wine Guy

April 6th, 2018 07:47am

Discusses the life and impact of Robert Haas the Wine Importer and California Vintner who has passed at age 90.

Hondo Carpenter

April 6th, 2018 07:43am

Hondo previews MSU's spring football game happening tomorrow and offers insight on the plea deal taken by three former MSU footballers.

Peter Van Voorhis

Political Strategist

April 6th, 2018 07:41am

Discusses President Trump's recent words on DACA and immigration reform.

Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.

Editor-In-Chief Of The New York Analysis of Policy & Government

April 6th, 2018 07:40am

Discusses the latest on President Trump and the Mueller investigation.

Murray Gunn

Global Economist - Elliott Wave International

April 6th, 2018 07:02am

Discusses the likelihood of a trade war between the U.S. and China.

Carol Siemon

Ingham County Prosecutor

April 6th, 2018 06:34am

Discusses local legal cases and the sex offender registry.

Tony Daunt

Michigan Freedom Fund

April 6th, 2018 06:33am

Discusses a federal case that may affect Michigan unions.

Caleb Gordon

April 5th, 2018 09:37am

PD/ND of WPHM-AM in Port Huron on NFL player social media helps thwart a potential school shooting there.

Lydia Desnoyers


April 5th, 2018 08:33am

Discusses tax season and why the IRS is auditing less than ever before.

Stu Sandler

Grand River Strategies

April 5th, 2018 07:46am

Discusses the overall gubernatorial race in Michigan and the failure of part-time legislature.

Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

April 5th, 2018 07:44am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the latest of President Trump's decisions regarding soldiers in Syria and trade with China.

Todd Heywood

Lansing City Pulse

April 5th, 2018 07:42am

Reports on the potential of a grocery store near downtown Lansing.

Mark Penn

Political Strategist

April 5th, 2018 07:02am

Discusses working on polls with the Clintons as well a poll regarding Roseanne's new show which describes itself as bringing conservative women "out of the closet".

Ernie Birchmeier

Livestock and Dairy Specialist at Michigan Farm Bureau

April 5th, 2018 06:43am

Discusses agriculture economy and how tariffs can negatively affect crops.

Caleb Gordon

Program Director - 1380 WPHM (Port Huron)

April 5th, 2018 06:26am

Discusses a story involving an NFL player assisting in stopping a potential Michigan school shooting.

Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

April 5th, 2018 06:13am

Live from Washington D.C., Rachel reports on the developing U.S./China tariff complications.

Wendy Patrick


April 4th, 2018 07:41am

Wendy stops by to talk about some of the off-the-wall legal stories happening around the country.

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