The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show
Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
Ron The Wine Guy
Ron the Wine guy stops by to talk the peculiar state-to-state taxes on Wine sales.
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March 1st, 2021 12:00am
Dave gives reaction to Former President Trump's speech from CPAC over the weekend.
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National security analyst; GOP strategist
With Trump in the spotlight, Adam Roosevelt talks Republican strategy for future down-ballot elections.
Dr. Bobby Mukkamala
Director - Michigan State Medical Society
Dr. Bobby Mukkamala tells why he thinks primary care physicians should be more involved in the vaccine distribution process.
Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television
Trumps speaks at CPAC and Biden's visits with foreign leaders. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News
Kyle Melinn stops by and talks the Tigers, Governor Whitmer, and all things Michigan politics.
Chief Executive of the Fallston Group
Rob Weinhold continues the conversation on the re-emergence of Donald Trump.
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state.
Fox News Radio
February 26th, 2021 12:00am
Live from Orlando, Eben Brown previews this weekend's events at CPAC.
Former D.C. Democratic Party Chairman
Scott Bolden on how the Democratic Party preps for the 2024 election cycle.
Abood Law Firm
Andrew Abood talks developments in the Larry Nassar case and the fallout of the death John Geddert.
Political Strategist and Pundit from the Right
Dennis Lennox describes the difference in international travel pre-pandemic v.s. now.
Jon Decker on re-emmergence of Donald Trump and other things we can expect to see at CPAC this weekend.
Senior Business Economist - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Paul Traub breaks down the January Retail Index survey where Michigan retailers reported an increase in sales.
Medical Director of Gramercy Pediatrics; Director of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines may be less effective against new Covid variants. Dyan Hes elaborates.
Michigan Campaign Finance Network
February 25th, 2021 12:00am
A proposed amendment to the state constitution with bipartisan support. Simon Schuster gives the details.
Professor Allan Saxe
Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington
Professor Allan Saxe on whether the Biden administration is taking credit for some of Trump's accomplishments.
Gary Peters talks the US Homeland Security hearing on the riots at the Capitol.
Former Chair of the Michigan GOP
Live from CPAC in Orlando, Saul Anuzis talks the impact of today's conference for the republican party.
Former US Attorney
Mathew Schneider gives insight on the changes within the Department of Justice coming with the new administration.
North Dakota's house has passed a bill banning state mask mandates. Jeff Monosso reports.
February 24th, 2021 12:00am
Britain's Prime Minister reveals a plan to lift the country from their Covid lockdown. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.
Former President Donald Trump's legal and financial issues are still very serious. Krishna Ghodiwala elaborates.
Sr. Editor - Crains Detroit
Chad Livengood gives the latest on the Lee Chatfield controversy and term limits in the state legislature.
Security Analyst with Concentric Advisors
Vaccine passports may become commonplace once we emerge from the pandemic. Laura Hoffner explains.
Attorney - Grewal Law
Attorney General Merrick Garland says he wants the FBI report opened on the Larry Nassar case. David Mittleman gives context.
Attorney - Paletz Law
Mathew Paletz, who represents landlords across the state, explains the struggles with property rights during the pandemic.
Attorney and Legal analyst
In our weekly legal segment, Wendy and Dave break down some of the high-profile cases from the courtroom.
Immigration Rights Attorney - Castro Legal Group
February 23rd, 2021 12:00am
A new administration means a new approach to immigration policy. Renata Castro sheds light on the issue.
FAA and Boeing grounding all their 777 jets with engines like the one that blew apart last weekend. Live from Chicago, Jeff Monosso reports
Founder and CEO - Blackboxstocks Inc.
Gust Kepler on mitigating the risks of day-trading in the aftermath of the Gamestop situation.
Dr. John Braccio
Regional Psychological Services
Dr. John Braccio stops by and speaks on the causes and effects of social anxiety disorder.
The latest on a new federal Covid-19 relief package with Rachel Sutherland.
Lansing City Council former President and at large member
Carol Wood talks alcohol in city parks, the controversy with Brandon Betz, and other issues facing city council.
Political Reporter - Detroit News
Former House speaker Lee Chatfield resigned from his new job after just two weeks. Craig Mauger gives the details.
Lansing Schools Superintendent
February 22nd, 2021 12:00am
Sam Sinicropi speaks on the the Lansing School District's plan for students to return to the classroom in March.
Former Chair of the Massachusetts Republican Party
Trump won't say yet if he'll run in 2024. Jennifer Nassour gives her take on the former President's chances.
Michigan State Police says their crime lab backlogs have shrunk dramatically. Andrew Abood gives context.
Senior National Editor and WH Correspondent - Gray Television
Biden's appointee for attorney general and Donald Trump's first appearance since leaving office. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Kyle Melinn talks moderate's in the GOP, future primary elections, and all things in Michigan politics.
Chief Executive of the Fallston Group; Crisis Leadership Specialist
The rift between Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump is dividing GOP donors. Rob Weinhold gives the details.
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices across the state and Dave talks Texas' energy issues.
February 19th, 2021 12:00am
Facebook has banned Australians from accessing news on the platform. Simon Owen reports.
Lori A. Mello & Alia Lucas
Program Manager for Gambling Treatment Health Management Systems of America;Gambling Disorder Program Specialist for MDHHS
As online gaming grows in Michigan, so does gambling addiction. Lori A. Mello and Alia Lucas shed light on the issue.
Michigan Freedom Fund; Member of the State Board of Canvassers
Tony Daunt, who filed a suit against Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson over voter registration, explains his concerns.
Candidate for Virginia Attorney General
With Trump and Mcconnell at odds, Chuck Smith gives his take on the future leadership of the Republican party.
Deputy Director - MI Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
Kim Trent talks the state task force's efforts to urge new state policies to tackle root causes of poverty.
Former NASA engineer
Suzy Fulton on NASA’s latest robotic explorer to land on the surface of Mars.
Ron The Wine Guy
Wine Expert and Enthusiast
Ron the Wine guy stops by to talk the peculiar state-to-state taxes on Wine sales.
February 18th, 2021 12:00am
Dennis Lennox on the death of talk-radio legend Rush Limbaugh and his lasting impact.
Biden's trip to Michigan postponed until Friday. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Ingham County Health Officer
Linda Vail gives an update on vaccination efforts in Ingham County.
Ingham County Clerk
Barb Byrum on Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkrey's controversial statements and her personal experiences with Shirkey.
Michigan Association of State Universities
Dan Hurley on what he will present to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Higher Education and Community Colleges today.
Will a 15 federal minimum wage be included in the Covid relief bill? Jared Halpern gives the latest.
Licensed Professional Counselor - Summit Counseling
With the cold weather affecting people across the country, Chris Robinson gives tips on dealing with seasonal depression.
Alicia Guevara Warren
Directot of Statewide Policy Initiatives - Early Childhood Investment Corporation
February 17th, 2021 12:00am
Alicia explains the 'Think Babies Michigan' initiative, aiming to improve outcomes for kids below the age of 3.
Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment break down some of the high-profile cases in the courtroom.
Political Reporter - MLive
Sen. Majority Leader Mike Shirkey involved in more controversy after statements he made about the 2020 election. Lauren Gibbons reports.
Prof. Allan Saxe on bearing the record lows in Texas and Covid stimulus.
Sports Columnist - Lansing State Journal
Graham Couch on what went wrong for the Spartan Men's Basketball team this season.
Covid case numbers are down nationwide. Live from Miami, Eben Brown gives the details.
Oil & Gas Analyst
Gas prices are rising back to pre-pandemic levels. Jay Young tells why that might not be all bad.
February 16th, 2021 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio on how to make everyday feel like Valentine's Day.
President Biden's special 'Obamacare' enrollment is now open. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Executive Director - Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association
It's been two weeks and a day since indoor dining resumed. Justin Winslow speaks on the prospect of increasing capacity.
Live from the White House, Jon Decker talks the post-impeachment atmosphere in Washington.
Meteorologist - WLNS 6 News
What's with all the snow and when will it stop? Jim Geyer explains.
Snowfall across across the country and record lows for some southern states. Jeff Monosso reports.
Daniel J. Geltrude
Geltrude & Company
Daniel J. Geltrude on whether a 15 minimum wage would solve problems or just create more.
Community Affairs Manager - Consumer's Energy
February 15th, 2021 12:00am
Consumers Energy Foundation is announcing 50,000 of support for Michigan’s small towns. Jessica Tramontana explains.
Opinion Editor - Deseret News
Bord Matheson speaks on the public opinion of Donald Trump following his acquittal in his second Impeachment trial.
Curtis Hertel Jr.
Sen. Hertel Jr. talks Former President Trump's Impeachment trial, the state budget, and bipartisanship.
Founder of Miller & Company LLP
It's tax time! Paul Miller gives tips on how to maximize your returns for this unusual tax year.
MIRS News Co-Owner and Editor
Kyle Melinn talks presidential history, the state budget, and more.
In the wake of Impeachment, Rob Weinhold talks presidential leadership during times of crisis.
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state and recaps a snowy Valentine's day.
Lansing City Clerk
February 12th, 2021 12:00am
Chris breaks down his new election reform suggestions for the state of Michigan.
George weighs in on the latest surrounding the impeachment trial of former President Trump.
Tom weighs in on Governor Whitmer's 67.1 billion budget proposal....as well as the controversy surrounding senate majority leader Mike Shirkey.
Gray TV/WILX TV White House correspondent
John brings us a recap of Thursday's impeachment trial proceedings and a preview of today's events.
Michigan League for Public Policy
Gilda brings us her reaction to the Governor's budget proposal.
Highly Decorated Veteran
Joe gives us his take on why there's a sudden surge in suicide among the nation's veterans.
Love and Intimacy coach
Ahead of this Valentine's Day weekend, Stacey brings us some tips on how to demonstrate love during a lockdown.
Committee to Defend the President
February 11th, 2021 12:00am
Ted weighs in on the ongoing U-S Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump.
Lansing City Council President
Peter breaks down the new deal with the Lansing Lugnuts and weighs in on the controversy surrounding council member Brandon Betz.
The Gillespie Group
Pat brings us a preview of today's opening of the Courtyard at Marriott hotel in Lansing's downtown area.
Craig brings us the latest on the controversy surrounding state senate majority leader Mike Shirkey.
Jeff reports on the approval of a new deal by the Chicago Teachers' Union to reopen public schools.
Specialist on Gender Issues
Tricia talks about how Covid-19 is forcing some women out of the workforce and how questions exist over whether their jobs will still be there when they return.
State Representative (D) - 69th District Meridian Township
February 10th, 2021 12:00am
Julie brings us a recap of Tuesday's tour of the Covid-19 vaccination site at the MSU Pavilion.
Sarah gives us the take from the left on the second impeachment trial of former President Trump.
Chad reports on controversial remarks made recently by state senate majority leader Mike Shirkey in the wake of the deadly U.S. Capitol riots.
Jon brings us a preview of today's proceedings in the second impeachment trial of former President Trump.
Pat breaks down the results of a new public survey on gas prices in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tonya J. Powers
Tonya reports on the WHO investigative team which claims that Covid-19 likely did not escape a lab in Wuhan, China.
Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment break down some of the high-profile cases in the courtroom.
Regional Psychological Services
February 9th, 2021 12:00am
Dr Braccio and Dave in our weekly psychological segment talk about how tough the month of February is for people with depression....and how Covid-19 is exacerbating the problem.
Tonya breaks down a new poll showing that few Americans believe democracy in the U.S. is working.
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