The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
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Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
Gwen discusses whether or not former President Obama's "College Scorecard" is misleading.
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Eric Shawn & Todd Crawford
Fox News Reporter & Exec. Director - Lisa Colagrossi Foundation
September 21st, 2018 07:57am
Shawn and Crawford discuss growing concerns over sudden brain aneurysms, which unexpectedly took the lives of their respective mother and wife.
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Fox News Radio
September 21st, 2018 07:49am
Live from the White House, Decker reports on President Trump's vocal disapproval of the GOP's latest spending bill.
Ingham County Commissioner
September 21st, 2018 07:42am
Discusses that following 10 years of work at the Ingham County Animal Control, Jodi LeBombard has been elevated to the position of Animal Control Director.
Republican & Former State Official
September 21st, 2018 07:03am
Explains why he and a group of breakaway republicans and independents are voting blue this election.
Director of Education - International Assoc. of Venue Managers
September 21st, 2018 06:45am
Discusses the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
September 21st, 2018 06:39am
Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the latest with Brett Kavanaugh and his sexual misconduct allegations.
September 20th, 2018 08:02am
Live from the White House, Decker reports on President Trump's visit to North Carolina.
GOP Political Strategist
September 20th, 2018 07:55am
Explores the complex relationship between President Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions.
September 20th, 2018 07:46am
Hondo previews the Spartans' upcoming road game against Indiana this Saturday.
September 20th, 2018 07:17am
Rep. Lucido (R), of Shelby Township, sounds off against Michigan's pension tax - many feel they're paying into something they will never benefit from.
Mary Treder Lang
GOP Candidate for Secretary of State
September 20th, 2018 07:14am
Discusses her campaign for Secretary of State and shares her plans on updating and improving Michigan's current voting system.
Committee to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol
September 20th, 2018 07:02am
Reacts and questions recent polling that shows support for legalization of recreational marijuana is lower than first anticipated.
Senior Reporter - Crain's Detroit Business
September 20th, 2018 06:42am
Reports on the quiet epidemic of seven-day auto insurance plans; many are quick to drop the plan and drive uninsured reportedly costing taxpayers millions.
Texan Democratic Candidate for Congress
September 19th, 2018 07:49am
Fagan speaks on the growing "pink wave" in government across the country; the push for more women in congress.
September 19th, 2018 07:42am
Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the latest with the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Will his alleged sexual misconduct victim speak out in court?
Corporate Workplace Architect
September 19th, 2018 07:24am
With over 40 years of experience designing corporate offices, Lander discusses how different work space environments can affect employee stress and morale.
September 19th, 2018 07:09am
Johnecheck explains the side of the parents in Williamston Community Schools who are attempting to recall the school board for enacting a pro-transgender bathroom policy.
Lansing City Council President
September 19th, 2018 07:05am
President Wood discusses the demolition of a six story building in downtown Lansing and the 17 million development taking its place.
WEEKLY LEGAL TALK
September 19th, 2018 06:44am
Loretta stops by for her weekly update on the country's most interesting legal headlines.
Tonya J. Powers
September 19th, 2018 06:39am
Live from NYC, Powers reports on a number of NFL Hall of Famers protesting the NFL and calling for insurance coverage from the league.
Red Cross Representative
September 18th, 2018 07:57am
Porter discusses how the Red Cross is helping those afflicted by Hurricane Florence and what you can do to get involved.
Democratic Political Strategist
September 18th, 2018 07:53am
Dave and Seawright discuss Brett Kavanaugh and the recent sexual misconduct allegations coming out against him.
State Rep. & GOP Attorney General Nominee
September 18th, 2018 07:19am
Rep. Leonard (R) discusses claims that his opponent, Dana Nessel, is "unfit to lead" based on the high turnover and claims of toxicity in the Democratic candidate's campaign staff.
Immigration Law Expert
September 18th, 2018 07:16am
Discusses changes being considered to extend allotted detainment time for migrant families at the border.
Target Insyght of Lansing
September 18th, 2018 07:14am
Breaks down the latest polling numbers in the state and offers insight as to why the election may be looking more and more blue.
September 18th, 2018 07:12am
Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the delay of Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation to due to new revelations of a sexual misconduct allegation.
Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio
September 18th, 2018 06:28am
The Good Doctor stops by to discuss the psychological affects that a natural disaster, like Hurricane Florence, can bring.
September 17th, 2018 08:18am
Live from North Carolina, Brown updates listeners on the fallout from Hurricane Florence.
September 17th, 2018 07:18am
Discusses Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, then reports on former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's guilty plea in federal court last Friday.
VP - MI Infrastructure & Transportation Assosciation
September 17th, 2018 07:15am
Updates listeners on the latest with the labor disputes between Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association (MITA) and Operating Engineers 324.
September 17th, 2018 06:53am
Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) discusses his recent trip and tour of South Korea.
Professor Allan Saxe
Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington
September 17th, 2018 06:42am
Is a blue wave headed our way? The Professor, with over 50 years experience of teaching politics, discusses the possibility.
Co-Owner of MIRS News
September 17th, 2018 06:39am
Mid-election season, Kyle and Dave discuss local and statewide political news.
Retired Lawyer & Author
September 14th, 2018 08:07am
Makes a case to keep the electoral college as discussed in her book: "The Indispensable Electoral College: How the Founders' Plan Saves Our Country from Mob Rule".
September 14th, 2018 08:02am
Powers reports on the alleged teenage vaping epidemic facing America and the latest from the FDA on the matter.
Senior Reporter - Automotive News
September 14th, 2018 07:44am
Does the steering on your 2015 GM vehicle feel a little off? Wayland reports on the recent 1.2 million car recall from General Motors.
Gov. Affairs Director - Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
September 14th, 2018 07:40am
Live from New Orleans, Japinga explains how he is representing Lansing in the 2018 Chamber Federation Advocacy and Growth Conference.
Jeff Hank / Andy Schor
Medical Marijuana Advocate / Mayor of Lansing
September 14th, 2018 07:17am
Hank has some questions about the unlicensed Lansing medical marijuana dispensaries - are they closing down for now or at all? Mayor Schor tries to clear up the confusion.
East Lansing Attorney
September 14th, 2018 07:09am
Discusses the new lawsuit being brought against MSU and former athletic director George Perles regarding an alleged covered up rape by Larry Nassar in 1992.
September 14th, 2018 06:25am
Live from North Carolina, Brown reports on Hurricane Florence which is imminently approaching landfall on the Southeast Coast.
September 13th, 2018 07:54am
Discusses the debut of Apple's latest line of products, including the iPhone XS Max bearing a sticker price of over 1000.
September 13th, 2018 07:45am
Live from the White House, Decker reports on President Trump signing an executive order banning foreign companies and persons from election meddling.
Spokesperson for Consumers Energy
September 13th, 2018 07:39am
Explains how Consumers Energy and other groups will be offering assistance to those in the Southeast affected by Hurricane Florence.
Workplace Culture Expert
September 13th, 2018 07:26am
Discusses the growing push for a 4-day work week in America.
Editor of Gongwer News
September 13th, 2018 07:12am
Highlights a deep data dive from the recent primaries, where GOP nominee Bill Schuette reportedly lost in his home county of Midland.
September 13th, 2018 06:42am
Reflects on the first major public address from National Security Advisor John Bolton.
September 13th, 2018 06:39am
Live form Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the release of Bob Woodward's book and recent Fox News interview.
CEO - Insurance Alliance of Michigan
September 12th, 2018 07:56am
Reacts to news that Gov. Rick Snyder has established an anti-fraud unit within the Department of Insurance and Financial Services.
September 12th, 2018 07:45am
Weekly discussion examining several outlandish legal headlines circulating across the nation.
Veteran / Defense Policy Expert
September 12th, 2018 07:35am
Bramer reflects on 9/11 and then discusses newly released text messages between FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page regarding a "media leak strategy".
Abood Law Firm
September 12th, 2018 07:13am
Responds to the latest development in the Larry Nassar scandal: a former MSU field hockey player's claim that Nassar raped and impregnated her in 1992 and the university covered it up.
September 12th, 2018 07:01am
The 24th senate district race heats up: Rep. Barrett (R) addresses his plans for Michigan and responds to claims made against him by democratic opponent Kelly Rossman-McKinney.
CEO - MI Assoc. of State Universities
September 12th, 2018 06:42am
Discusses an event happening in downtown Lansing today showcasing a new campaign encouraging people to attend one of the state's 15 public universities.
September 12th, 2018 06:24am
Live from North Carolina, Brown reports on the latest regarding the East Coast's preparations for Hurricane Florence.
Former Secret Service Agent & National Security Expert
September 11th, 2018 07:52am
Discusses 9/11 and the increased security that followed, from the national front down to personal home surveillance.
September 11th, 2018 07:34am
Live from the White House, Decker reflects on 9/11 and reports on President Trump's search for the author of the New York Times anonymously-penned op-ed.
Political Strategist - Strategic National
September 11th, 2018 07:28am
Yob reports on new polling from Michigan; republican candidates may be falling behind.
September 11th, 2018 07:04am
Sen. Colbeck (R) explains why he recently took to the floor to list off the issues he claims citizens want resolved now.
Mayor of Lansing
September 11th, 2018 06:57am
Mayor Schor stops by to reflect and remember 9/11 as well discuss a few legal issues boiling up in downtown Lansing.
September 11th, 2018 06:45am
Live from NYC, only one block away from Ground Zero, Powers reports on the 17th anniversary of 9/11.
September 11th, 2018 06:44am
The Good Doctor discusses the traumatic affects of 9/11 on the minds of the American people.
Dr. Meena Bose
Chair of Presidential Studies at Hofstra University
September 11th, 2018 05:21am
Dr. Bose discusses how President Trump and the criticism he faces compares to that of past presidents.
Director - Division on Deaf, Deaf/Blind and Hard of Hearing
September 11th, 2018 05:10am
Urasky, from the MI Dept of Civil Rights, discusses what Michigan can do to better society for the deaf community.
September 10th, 2018 08:42am
Justin discusses a study that identifies coconut oil as "pure poison".
September 10th, 2018 08:41am
Susan updates us on the average gas prices for this week.
September 10th, 2018 07:30am
Michael weighs in on former President Obama's campaigning on behalf of democrats.
September 10th, 2018 06:56am
Kyle and Dave discuss state government matters.
MI 24th district senate candidate
September 10th, 2018 06:33am
Kelly discusses statewide issues leading up to the November election.
September 10th, 2018 06:32am
Rachel joins Dave to talk about the Sunday TV show reaction to the Brett Kavanaugh US Supreme Court hearings.
Ron The Wine Guy
September 7th, 2018 07:57am
Ron stops by to explore which wines pair well with fall and discusses labeling.
Communications Manager - MI Dept. of Health & Human Services
September 7th, 2018 07:50am
Addresses and explores criticisms of the Child Protective Services agency in Michigan as an investigation for neglect cooks up.
Author / Former Sports Illustrated Writer
September 7th, 2018 07:47am
The New York Times bestselling author discusses his new book "Football for a Buck: The Crazy Rise and Crazier Demise of the USFL".
Founder - Rejuvenating South Lansing
September 7th, 2018 07:16am
Discusses the Lansing Harmony Celebration taking place this weekend at South Lansing's Benjamin Davis Park.
America's Money Answer Man
September 7th, 2018 07:14am
Student loan debt has risen to one and half trillion dollars. What advice does America's Money Answer Man have for students and parents alike?
Former Majority Leader of MI Senate GOP
September 7th, 2018 06:53am
Comments on the life and death of Michigan political mogul and philanthropist extraordinaire Richard DeVos, Sr.
Dr. Brendan Beery
Cooley Law School Professor
September 7th, 2018 06:29am
Dr. Berry offers his take on the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing wrapping up today in D.C.
September 6th, 2018 07:59am
Live from Captiol Hill, Decker reports on the third day of the Kavanaugh hearing as well as the New York Times op-ed allegedly written by a high-ranking White House official.
September 6th, 2018 07:49am
Speaks on new data that claims 50% of potential employees lose out on jobs because of content on their social media.
September 6th, 2018 07:19am
Hondo joins Dave to reflect on Spartan football's recent win and previews the next game taking place at Arizona State this Saturday night.
September 6th, 2018 07:17am
Discusses the growing trend of workers pulling money out of their 401ks before retiring.
Editor - Gongwer News
September 6th, 2018 07:04am
Reports on state legislature's decision to pass two notable initiatives in Senate in lieu of letting them go to November's ballot.
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.
September 6th, 2018 07:00am
Discusses the latest string of opposition facing President Trump including Bob Woodward's 448-page book "Fear: Trump in the White House" and an anonymously penned op-ed running in The New York Times.
Curtis Hertel Jr.
September 6th, 2018 06:42am
Initiatives for a raise in minimum wage and paid sick leave have passed in Senate and are off the ballot. Will they be watered down? Sen. Hertel Jr. (D) discusses what may be to follow.
September 5th, 2018 07:57am
Live from Washington D.C., Decker reports on day 2 of the Kavanaugh hearings.
Financial Advisor / Author
September 5th, 2018 07:53am
Is the American Dream dead or just being updated? The author of new book "The American Dream Revisited" explores this concept.
Former Hillary Clinton Advisor
September 5th, 2018 07:50am
Greene, coming at things from the left, discusses Jon Kyl - the replacement chosen for John McCain.
September 5th, 2018 07:13am
Our weekly look at some of the nation's eye-raising legal headlines.
Rick Jones / John Ellsworth
State Senator / Spokesman - Grand Ledge Public Schools
September 5th, 2018 07:02am
At Grand Ledge High School, an AP English contest upsets some parents for recommending that students do not profile conservatives if they're trying to win. Sen. Jones (R) and a former teacher discuss.
September 5th, 2018 06:39am
Reacts to Operating Engineers 324's claim that MITA is laying off workers on key road projects amidst union negotiations.
September 5th, 2018 06:24am
Live in Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the latest news regarding Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearing.
Spring Arbor Outreach Festival
September 4th, 2018 08:09am
Details upcoming outreach events for Spring Arbor University including a free Christian music festival taking place on their campus today.
September 4th, 2018 08:08am
Weekly update on local and statewide gas prices.
Donald P. Mazzella
COO and Editorial Director - Information Strategies
September 4th, 2018 07:56am
Discusses the ongoing Supreme Court nomination hearings for Brett Cavanaugh.
September 4th, 2018 07:46am
Kyle and Dave discuss the Labor Day celebrations that took place near the Mackinac Bridge and discuss some new polls - legalized pot might not be as certain as previously thought.
September 4th, 2018 07:01am
Discusses the end of minor league baseball season and previews tonight's Crosstown Showdown between the Lansing Lugnuts and Michigan State happening at Cooley Law School Stadium.
Operating Engineers 324
September 4th, 2018 06:56am
Many contractors being let go from OE 324 despite the large number of unfinished road repairs across the state, McKernan discusses why this could be.
September 4th, 2018 06:47am
Live from the Gulf Coast, Powers reports on incoming Tropical Storm Gordon.
September 4th, 2018 06:43am
The Good Doctor joins Dave to discuss healthy ways to channel anger.
Jeff Monosso / Hondo Carpenter
Fox News Radio / SpartanNation.com
August 31st, 2018 08:20am
The NCAA has cleared MSU of any wrongdoing in their handling of the Larry Nassar scandal. Rich welcomes Monosso and Hondo for their respective national and local perspectives.
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