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Dennis Lennox

Reviews last night's GOP debate.

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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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Jon Decker

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.

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Bryan Crenshaw

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.

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Richard McLellan

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.

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Mark Herrera

Director of Education - International Assoc. of Venue Managers

September 21st, 2018 06:45am

Discusses the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

September 21st, 2018 06:39am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the latest with Brett Kavanaugh and his sexual misconduct allegations.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

September 20th, 2018 08:02am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on President Trump's visit to North Carolina.

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Ed Martin

GOP Political Strategist

September 20th, 2018 07:55am

Explores the complex relationship between President Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

September 20th, 2018 07:46am

Hondo previews the Spartans' upcoming road game against Indiana this Saturday.

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Peter Lucido

State Representative

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.

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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.

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Josh Hovey

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.

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Chad Livengood

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.

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Linsey Fagan

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.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

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?

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Larry Lander

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.

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Lori Johnecheck

Williamston Parent

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.

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Carol Wood

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.

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Loretta Powers

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

September 19th, 2018 06:44am

Loretta stops by for her weekly update on the country's most interesting legal headlines.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

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.

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Barry Porter

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.

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Antjuan Seawright

Democratic Political Strategist

September 18th, 2018 07:53am

Dave and Seawright discuss Brett Kavanaugh and the recent sexual misconduct allegations coming out against him.

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Tom Leonard

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.

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George Rodriguez

Immigration Law Expert

September 18th, 2018 07:16am

Discusses changes being considered to extend allotted detainment time for migrant families at the border.

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Ed Sarpolus

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.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

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.

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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.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

September 17th, 2018 08:18am

Live from North Carolina, Brown updates listeners on the fallout from Hurricane Florence.

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Michael Law

Fox News Radio

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.

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Mike Nystrom

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.

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Gary Peters

U.S. Senator

September 17th, 2018 06:53am

Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) discusses his recent trip and tour of South Korea.

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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.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

September 17th, 2018 06:39am

Mid-election season, Kyle and Dave discuss local and statewide political news.

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Tara Ross

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".

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

September 14th, 2018 08:02am

Powers reports on the alleged teenage vaping epidemic facing America and the latest from the FDA on the matter.

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Mike Wayland

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.

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Steve Japinga

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.

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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.

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Mike Nichols

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.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

September 14th, 2018 06:25am

Live from North Carolina, Brown reports on Hurricane Florence which is imminently approaching landfall on the Southeast Coast.

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Kishore Khandavalli

Innovation Expert

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.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

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.

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Brian Wheeler

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.

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Bobby Albert

Workplace Culture Expert

September 13th, 2018 07:26am

Discusses the growing push for a 4-day work week in America.

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Zach Gorchow

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.

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Mustafa Tameez

Democratic Strategist

September 13th, 2018 06:42am

Reflects on the first major public address from National Security Advisor John Bolton.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

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.

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Pete Kuhnmuench

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.

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Wendy Patrick

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

September 12th, 2018 07:45am

Weekly discussion examining several outlandish legal headlines circulating across the nation.

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Don Bramer

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".

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Don Bramer

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".

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Andrew Abood

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.

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Tom Barrett

State Senator

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.

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Dan Hurley

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.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

September 12th, 2018 06:24am

Live from North Carolina, Brown reports on the latest regarding the East Coast's preparations for Hurricane Florence.

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Robert Caltabiano

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.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

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.

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John Yob

Political Strategist - Strategic National

September 11th, 2018 07:28am

Yob reports on new polling from Michigan; republican candidates may be falling behind.

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Patrick Colbeck

State Senator

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.

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Andy Schor

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.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

September 11th, 2018 06:45am

Live from NYC, only one block away from Ground Zero, Powers reports on the 17th anniversary of 9/11.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

September 11th, 2018 06:44am

The Good Doctor discusses the traumatic affects of 9/11 on the minds of the American people.

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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.

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Annie Urasky

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.

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Justin Murphy

Fox News Radio

September 10th, 2018 08:42am

Justin discusses a study that identifies coconut oil as "pure poison".

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Susan Hiltz

AAA Michigan

September 10th, 2018 08:41am

Susan updates us on the average gas prices for this week.

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Michael Law

Fox News Radio

September 10th, 2018 07:30am

Michael weighs in on former President Obama's campaigning on behalf of democrats.

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Kyle Melinn

MIRS News

September 10th, 2018 06:56am

Kyle and Dave discuss state government matters.

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Kelly Rossman-McKinney

MI 24th district senate candidate

September 10th, 2018 06:33am

Kelly discusses statewide issues leading up to the November election.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

September 10th, 2018 06:32am

Rachel joins Dave to talk about the Sunday TV show reaction to the Brett Kavanaugh US Supreme Court hearings.

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Ron The Wine Guy

September 7th, 2018 07:57am

Ron stops by to explore which wines pair well with fall and discusses labeling.

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Bob Wheaton

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.

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Jeff Perlman

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".

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Elaine Womboldt

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.

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Jordan Goodman

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?

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Randy Richardville

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.

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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.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

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.

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Tracy Timm

Career Coach

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.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

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.

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Derrick Kinney

Financial Advisor

September 6th, 2018 07:17am

Discusses the growing trend of workers pulling money out of their 401ks before retiring.

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Zach Gorchow

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.

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Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.

State Senator

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.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator

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.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

September 5th, 2018 07:57am

Live from Washington D.C., Decker reports on day 2 of the Kavanaugh hearings.

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Gary Sirak

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.

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Jehmu Greene

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.

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Loretta Powers

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

September 5th, 2018 07:13am

Our weekly look at some of the nation's eye-raising legal headlines.

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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.

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Mike Nystrom

VP - MI Infrastructure & Transportation Assosciation

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.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

September 5th, 2018 06:24am

Live in Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the latest news regarding Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearing.

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Levi West

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.

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Susan Hiltz

AAA Michigan

September 4th, 2018 08:08am

Weekly update on local and statewide gas prices.

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Donald P. Mazzella

COO and Editorial Director - Information Strategies

September 4th, 2018 07:56am

Discusses the ongoing Supreme Court nomination hearings for Brett Cavanaugh.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

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.

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Jesse Goldberg-Strassler

Lugnuts Announcer

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.

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Dan McKernan

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.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

September 4th, 2018 06:47am

Live from the Gulf Coast, Powers reports on incoming Tropical Storm Gordon.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

September 4th, 2018 06:43am

The Good Doctor joins Dave to discuss healthy ways to channel anger.

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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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