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Schor talks about today's declaration of "Community Support Day" in the capital city.

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Andy Schor

Lansing mayor

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Schor talks about today's declaration of "Community Support Day" in the capital city.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Simon brings us the latest on the Covid-19 pandemic across the world.

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David Grasso

Political Analyst

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

David weighs in on the coronavirus relief package that's moving forward in Washington.

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William Strauss

Senior Economic Advisor of Chicago's Federal Reserve

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

William brings us the latest monthly survey from the MI Retailers Assoc and Fed Reserve Bank.

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Bob Trezise

Lansing Economic Area Partnership

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Bob outlines the new efforts by LEAP with help from the MEDC to administer new working capital grants to small businesses in the tri-county area.

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Gary Peters

United States Senator

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Peters outlines the coronavirus relief package that was passed by the Senate and includes his bill to expand unemployment assistance.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Jon brings us an update on President Trump's continued response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ron The Wine Guy

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Ron and Dave discuss how the wine industry has been impacted by Covid-19.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel breaks down the coronavirus aid package that passed the U.S. Senate last night.

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Max Burns

Democratic Strategist

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Max weighs in on a bipartisan U.S. House resolution that condemns the Chinese government over its handling of the coronavirus.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Linda weighs in on the media's coverage of Covid-19 and whether certain case figures really tell the whole story.

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Stu Sanders

Michigan Association of Register of Deeds

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Stu explains how the Registers are still working in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Craig Mauger

Detroit News

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Craig and Dave talk about the Covid-19 problems in Wayne County and how the rising number of cases are overwhelming hospitals and other medical facilities.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Jon brings us the latest in the White House's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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JP Maroney

Business and Financial Strategist

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

JP gives us his perspective on the approach to the Covid 19 outbreak from investors and stockholders.

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Angela Witwer

State Representative - 71st District

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

Witwer previews this Friday's virtual Town Hall meeting that she's hosting with senator Tom Barrett on measures being taken to slow the spread of Covid-19.

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Brian Calley

Small Business Association of Michigan - President

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

Brian gives us his take on Governor Whitmer's stay-at-home order and his concerns about businesses shutting down in the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Professor Alain Sanders

Political Science Professor – St. Peters University

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

Prof Sanders weighs in on President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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George Seay

Political Analyst

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

George weighs in on the coronavirus stimulus package.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

Peter gives us his perspective on the Governor's stay-at-home order and on the budget proposal submitted this week by mayor Andy Schor.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

Wendy and Dave hold their weekly discussion on the wacky and bizarre legal stories across the globe.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

Jon continues our discussion on how President Trump is handling the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Dr John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Dr Braccio discusses domestic violence concerns in homes with rising anxiety during crises like the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Jenell Leonard

Marketing Resource Group

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Jenell breaks down a new statewide poll on the coronavirus pandemic and the personal impact on residents.

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Sean O'Sullivan

GM Sleeves Up Campaign Manager

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Sean and Dave discuss the severe blood shortage at the American Red Cross due to blood drive cancellations in the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Mayor Schor delivers the details of his FY2021 budget proposal.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel brings us the latest on the coronavirus bill being taken up by Congress.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Jon brings us the latest on President Trump's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Dustin Walsh

Sr. Economy Reporter - Crains Detroit

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

General Motors are preparing to manufacture parts for at least 200,000 ventilators. Walsh explains how Michigan companies are responding to the global health crisis.

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Brad Funkhouser

CEO - CATA

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Brad Funkhouser tells Dave why CATA shut down all of its fixed routes and how people who need it can still get service.

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Dick Peffley

General Manager - Lansing Board of Water and Light

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

With unemployment skyrocketing in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Lansing BWL is postponing all shutoffs. Dick Peffley gives the details.

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Father Gordon Reigle

St. Thomas Aquinas / St. John East Lansing

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

What happens to the congregation when congregating becomes taboo? Father Gordon gives information on how the church is responding to the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor - MIRS News

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

A shelter in place order could be on the horizon for Michigan. Kyle and Dave continue the conversation on the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Michael Law

Author of "Founders Revolution"

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Michael and Dave debate the constitutionality of the government's orders to shut down businesses.

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Adrienne Woodland & Jon Decker

Various

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Jon Decker gives a live update from the White House and Adrienne gives an update on gas prices.

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Alex Azar

Secretary of Health and Human Services - Trump Administration

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Secretary Azar speaks with Dave about the development of new treatments for the coronavirus and how the Trump administration is handling the situation.

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Mike Haridopoulos

Former Senate President - Florida

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Mike and Dave discuss the implications of a potential trillion dollar stimulus package from the federal government in response to the Coronavirus.

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Dr. Curtis Smith

Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Ferris State University and Clinical Pharmacist at Sparrow Hospital

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Donald Trump announced Thursday that the FDA has approved hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to treat malaria, rheumatic diseases and other conditions for COVID-19. Dr. Smith explains the science being the drug.

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Pat Dehaan

Sr. Petroleum Analyst - GAS BUDDY.COM

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

A station in Kentucky is selling gas for 99 cents a gallon as prices everywhere drop. Dehaan tells Dave whether he thinks they will go even lower.

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Steve Japinga

VP of Public Affairs - Lansing Regional Chamber

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Although construction has already began, the Red Cedar redevelopment project in Lansing may now be dead. Japinga gives the latest.

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Chris Whitten

Executive Director - Golf Association of Michigan

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Golf has been given the green light by Governor Whitmer amid the Coronavirus outbreak. Chris explains how you can socialize and social distance simultaneously.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Jon and Dave continue the conversation on Donald Trump's handling of the Coronavirus situation.

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Dave Akerly

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Dave brings us the latest developments in Lansing and statewide surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel brings us the latest on the work being done by Congress on coronavirus funding.

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Jack Kingston

Former GA congressman

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Jack weighs in on the democratic presidential race between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders...and how the race may be a case of deja vu from 2016.

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Tom Barrett

State Senator

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Tom outlines the emergency appropriations bill passed by state lawmakers this week in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Dr Charles Ballard

MSU Economist

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Dr Ballard and Dave continue the discussion on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Chad Livengood

Crain's Detroit

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Chad and Dave continue the discussion of the COVID-19's impact on Michigan.

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Melissa Samuel

Healthcare Association of Michigan

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Melissa outlines the steps that nursing facilities across Michigan are taking to protect their residents and their caregivers.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Jon gives us the latest on President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

March 18th, 2020 12:00am

Dave gives the latest on the effects of the Coronavirus across Michigan.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

March 18th, 2020 12:00am

Live from London, Simon gives details on what countries overseas are doing to control the spread of Covid-19.

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Dr. Meena Bose

Chair of the Presidential scholar program at Hofstra University

March 18th, 2020 12:00am

Some states have postponed their primary elections amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr. Bose explains how the Coronavirus is affecting the presidential race.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

March 18th, 2020 12:00am

Peter Spadafore talks with Dave about the state of emergency declared in Lansing and how the city is responding to the outbreak.

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Brad Funkhouser

CEO - CATA

March 18th, 2020 12:00am

For the first time ever, Brad Funkhouser is asking people not to ride the bus. CATA's CEO discusses the company's new regulations in response to the virus outbreak.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 18th, 2020 12:00am

The national defense remains strong as other industries feel the impact of the Coronavirus. Rachel Sutherland gives the latest.

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Loretta Powers

Attorney and Legal analyst

March 18th, 2020 12:00am

Loretta Powers stops by for her weekly legal update and discusses some of the most peculiar legal cases across the country.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 18th, 2020 12:00am

Dave and Jon discuss Trump's upcoming news conference and the Chinese government's public announcements about the pandemic.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

March 17th, 2020 12:00am

On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he talks about how to keep sane during the emotional turmoil of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 17th, 2020 12:00am

Live in Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland gives the latest update on Mitch McConnell, who says senators will urgently consider a Fisa Bill, and are carefully reviewing a coronavirus relief package.

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Elissa Slotkin

8th District Congresswoman

March 17th, 2020 12:00am

U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin stops by to talk about the telephone town hall event with constituents today over the coronavirus, and more.

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Tim Daman

President and CEO of Lansing Regional Chamber

March 17th, 2020 12:00am

Tim and Dave talk about how businesses and small businesses will survive the coronavirus pandemic.

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Spencer McGowan

McGowan Group Asset Management President & Senior Portfolio Manager

March 17th, 2020 12:00am

Spencer talks with Dave about the stock market futures sinking after emergency federal reserve cuts interest rates.

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Justin Winslow

Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association

March 17th, 2020 12:00am

Justin and Dave discuss the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the nation.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 17th, 2020 12:00am

Live from the White House Jon Decker gives the latest update on how President Trump is handling the coronavirus outbreak.

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Rich Herl

1320 WILS

March 16th, 2020 12:00am

Rich recaps the weekend headlines in relation to COVID-19 and takes a listen to the governor's address.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 16th, 2020 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C., Rachel Sutherland gives details on the federal response to the outbreak.

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Dr. Richard McCormick

Emergency Room Physician

March 16th, 2020 12:00am

Sneeze shaming has reached an all time high amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Dr. McCormick explains what warning signs we should be looking for.

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Dori Leyko

Superintendent - East Lansing Public Schools

March 16th, 2020 12:00am

Leyko speaks with Rich about how East Lansing Public schools are responding to the global health crisis.

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Andrew Challenger

VP - Challenger Gray & Christmas

March 16th, 2020 12:00am

Challenger explains social distancing and how it will change work habits for Americans.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Publisher of MIRS News

March 16th, 2020 12:00am

Kyle and Rich discuss the latest news on the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Michael Law

Political Analyst

March 16th, 2020 12:00am

Michael Law gives details on how the Coronavirus is affecting the political landscape and specifically how it could affect Trump's chances of being re-elected.

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Adrienne Woodland & Eben Brown

Various

March 16th, 2020 12:00am

The impact of Coronavirus is vast and widespread. From gas prices to the Democratic primaries, Rich gets more from Adrienne Woodland and Eben Brown.

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Dave Akerly

March 13th, 2020 12:00am

Dave gives us a recap of closings and cancelations due to the COVID-19 and also brings us sound from Governor Whitmer's press conference late last night.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 13th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel brings us the latest on efforts by Congress to pass a coronavirus spending bill.

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Dr Samuel Stanley

MSU President

March 13th, 2020 12:00am

Dr. Stanley in this exclusive interview with Dave discusses the university's plans to slow the spread of the coronavirus, including the suspension of in-person coursework.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

March 13th, 2020 12:00am

The mayor outlines his mitigation plan for city employees to slow the COVID-19 spread.

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Hondo Carpenter

SI SpartanNation.com

March 13th, 2020 12:00am

Hondo weighs in on the impact of the coronavirus on sports.

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Brian Rich

Consumers Energy Sr VP

March 13th, 2020 12:00am

Brian outlines the efforts being made by Consumers as they relate to the coronavirus.

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John Truscott

MI Capitol Commission

March 13th, 2020 12:00am

John tells us about the commission's decision to postpone tours and visits and to limit access to the state Capitol building and grounds.

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Ron The Wine Guy

March 13th, 2020 12:00am

Ron explains how certain services are affected by the COVID-19.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

March 12th, 2020 12:00am

Dave gives an update on the Coronavirus including President Trump's address, NBA's season suspension, and more.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

March 12th, 2020 12:00am

Dave gives an update on the Coronavirus as it is effecting the stock markets, the NBA, and high school and college sports.

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David Grasso

Political Analyst

March 12th, 2020 12:00am

David stops by to talk about the state of the Democratic Party, and what people should consider as we get closer to the November election.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

March 12th, 2020 12:00am

Andrew talks with Dave about the abundance of class and event cancellations due to the Coronavirus outbreak, and whether or not cancellations are from health or legal stand points.

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Joe DiSano

Lansing based Democratic Strategist with DiSano Strategies

March 12th, 2020 12:00am

Joe and Dave talk about Joe Biden winning the Michigan primaries and where that leaves Bernie Sanders.

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Professor Allan Saxe

University of Texas at Arlington Political Science Professor

March 12th, 2020 12:00am

Professor Allan Saxe talks about U.S. Representative Jim Clyburn proposing shutting down the Democratic Primaries after Joe Biden surge against Bernie Sanders.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 12th, 2020 12:00am

Jon Decker gives the latest on the White House considering an executive order to reduce the U.S. dependence on Chinese drugs.

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JP Maroney

Founder and CEO of Harbor City Capital Management

March 12th, 2020 12:00am

JP Maroney and Dave discuss the stock markets and how to bring down the volatility to keep it in a stable place.

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Dave Akerly

March 11th, 2020 12:00am

Dave weighs in on the state of emergency issued last night by Governor Whitmer after state health officials announced two presumptive positive cases of the coronavirus.

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Dave and Rich

March 11th, 2020 12:00am

Dave and Rich recap last night's MI primary election.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

March 11th, 2020 12:00am

Tonya recaps Tuesday's primary elections in MI and 5 other states.

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Bernie Porn

Epic MRA

March 11th, 2020 12:00am

Bernie weighs in on Tuesday's MI primary from a pollster's perspective.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator - East Lansing

March 11th, 2020 12:00am

Curtis and Dave discuss Tuesday's MI primary and the latest on coronavirus issues in the wake of two new presumptive positive cases in our state.

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Jamie Roe

Grand River Strategies

March 11th, 2020 12:00am

Jamie gives us his take on Tuesday's MI primary from a republican perspective.

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Barb Byrum

Ingham County Clerk

March 11th, 2020 12:00am

Barb tells us how clerks fared in Tuesday's MI primary with no reason absentee voting, spoiled ballots, and same-day registration.

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Pete Schulte

Legal Analyst

March 11th, 2020 12:00am

Pete takes part in our weekly discussion on the most bizarre legal stories across the globe.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 11th, 2020 12:00am

John gives us the latest on the chances of a White House economic stimulus in the midst of coronavirus concerns.

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Dave and Rich

March 11th, 2020 12:00am

Dave questions the timeline of Michigan's release of the information surrounding the state's first two confirmed cases of the coronavirus.....and then the state responds to how the timeline played out.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

March 10th, 2020 12:00am

On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he talks about how to inoculate yourself from emotionally contagious viruses.

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