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Graham Couch

Graham reacts to last night's loss by Michigan to UCLA in the NCAA tournament...and weighs in on changes to the MSU men's basketball roster.

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Dave Akerly & Phil Goudiaby

1320 WILS

April 12th, 2021 12:00am

Dave and Phil discuss the police-involved shooting that occurred in Minneapolis over the weekend.

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Brad Blakeman

Former Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush

April 12th, 2021 12:00am

Brad Blakeman on the instability in Washington DC as Democrats attempt to leverage their slim majority in the legislature.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator - East Lansing

April 12th, 2021 12:00am

The Michigan Legislature is coming back to session. Sen. Hertel Jr. addresses the recent surge in Covid-19.

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Jay Forester

Leading Employment Litigation Attorney

April 12th, 2021 12:00am

Can your employer force you to get a vaccine? Jay Forester explains.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News

April 12th, 2021 12:00am

Kyle Melinn talks the legislature returning to session, the Governor's comments, and all things state government.

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Rob Weinhold

Chief Executive of the Fallston Group; Crisis Leadership Specialist

April 12th, 2021 12:00am

The latest on the crisis at the border with Rob Weinhold.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

April 12th, 2021 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

April 9th, 2021 12:00am

Breaking News: Prince Phillip, husband to the Queen of England, has died at age 99. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.

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Joe Collins

GOP Strategist

April 9th, 2021 12:00am

Joe Collins talks Vice President Kamala Harris, who has been relatively silent on the border since taking up the issue.

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Dennis Lennox

Political Strategist and Pundit from the Right

April 9th, 2021 12:00am

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein spent nearly 3 months in Dubai working remotely. Dennis Lennox voices his concerns.

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Randy Carver

President - Carver Financial Services Inc.

April 9th, 2021 12:00am

Randy Carver tells how to grow your retirement savings with minimal risk.

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Steve Mitchell

Mitchell Research

April 9th, 2021 12:00am

Steve Mitchell talks new polling that shows the difference between Democrats and Republican's in attitudes towards the vaccine.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

April 9th, 2021 12:00am

President Joe Biden unveils new executive orders on gun control. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Ron The Wine Guy

Wine Expert and Enthusiast

April 9th, 2021 12:00am

Back to the ballpark! Ron and Dave compare their experiences attending MLB games this week for the first time in a long time.

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Glenn Stevens

Executive Director - MICHauto; Vice President - Automotive & Mobility Initiatives

April 8th, 2021 12:00am

Glenn Stevens talks MICHauto's response to the Biden administration's American Jobs Plan.

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Brian Levy

Senior Care Specialist

April 8th, 2021 12:00am

Health Officials have relaxed Covid-19 guidance for nursing homes for the first time since September. Brian Levy gives insight.

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Dan Grazier

Defense Policy Investigator - Project on Government Oversight

April 8th, 2021 12:00am

Should the next gen F-35 be based in Michigan? Dan Grazier tells why he calls the project a "boondoggle".

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Elissa Slotkin

8th District Congresswoman

April 8th, 2021 12:00am

Rep. Elissa Slotkin talks being back in her district, the ongoing vaccine effort, F-35's and more.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

April 8th, 2021 12:00am

Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives the update President Biden.

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Bob Showers

Clinton County Commissioner

April 8th, 2021 12:00am

Bob Showers on how Clinton county seems to be outperforming neighboring counties in containing the spread of Covid-19.

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Warren Honeycutt

Fitness Specialist; Six-time Mr. America Finalist

April 8th, 2021 12:00am

Warren Honeycutt gives tips for shedding the extra pandemic pounds.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

April 7th, 2021 12:00am

Simon breaks down the indirect talks in Vienna between the U.S. and Iran over a nuclear deal.

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Chris Carosa

Certified Trust & Financial Advisor

April 7th, 2021 12:00am

Chris gives us his take on how parents can help their children avoid a messy financial future and turn them into millionaires at the same time.

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Chad Livengood

Crains Detroit

April 7th, 2021 12:00am

Chad and Dave discuss the ongoing Covid-19 surge here in Michigan.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

April 7th, 2021 12:00am

Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss some of the high-profile cases coming out of the courtroom.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

April 7th, 2021 12:00am

Peter tells us about the council's plan to continue holding meetings virtually in the midst of the ongoing Covid surge.

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Paul Egan

Detroit Free Press

April 7th, 2021 12:00am

Paul brings us the details of a bizarre story in which a prisoner was able to bring a loaded handgun inside a state prison near Jackson earlier this year.

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Dr Fahmi Farah

Cardiologist

April 7th, 2021 12:00am

Dr Farah breaks down how a spike in cases of broken heart syndrome is linked to the Covid pandemic.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

April 6th, 2021 12:00am

Dr. John Braccio gives tips on fostering respectful communication between a parent and child.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

April 6th, 2021 12:00am

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calls for a global minimum corporate tax rate. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

April 6th, 2021 12:00am

Linda Vail on why the Ingham County Health Department is strongly recommending remote learning for grades 6-12 next week.

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Mitzi Perdue

Founder - Win This Fight; Anti-Trafficking advocate

April 6th, 2021 12:00am

The recent mass shooting in Atlanta may have been targeting the victims of human trafficking. Mitzi Perdue sheds light on the issue.

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Gavin Goetz

AT&T Michigan's Director of External and Legislative Affairs

April 6th, 2021 12:00am

Michigan schools, nonprofits to receive hotspots and free internet to help students across the state. Gavin Goetz gives the details.

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Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

April 6th, 2021 12:00am

President Biden's Infrastructure plan hits a snag in MCConnell and the GOP. Live from the White House, Jared Halpern reports.

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Eric Pharis

Founder - Blackboxstocks

April 6th, 2021 12:00am

With the recent excitement stemming from the GameStop boom, Eric Pharis tells the risks and rewards of day-trading.

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Dave Akerly & Phil Goudiaby

1320 WILS

April 5th, 2021 12:00am

Dave and Phil discuss the weekend's Final Four games and look ahead to tonight's national championship match-up.

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Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.

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

April 5th, 2021 12:00am

Frank V. Vernuccio Jr. talks Biden's handling of the border crisis and how the surrounding narrative compares to reality.

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David Hornack

Superintendent - Holt Public Schools

April 5th, 2021 12:00am

The Holt bond issue to appear on the May 4th Ballot. David Hornack gives the details.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

April 5th, 2021 12:00am

Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives the update on the MLB in Georgia, President Biden, and more.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News

April 5th, 2021 12:00am

With the state legislature out this week, Kyle Melinn talks Ron Weiser, John James, and all things in Michigan politics.

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Rob Weinhold

Chief Executive of the Fallston Group; Crisis Leadership Specialist

April 5th, 2021 12:00am

Several companies line up to condemn Texas' new voting legislation in an apparent recent trend. Rob Weinhold addresses the issue.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

April 5th, 2021 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

April 2nd, 2021 12:00am

The FDA has approved a new at-home Covid test kit. Eben Brown gives the details.

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Cory Mills

GOP Strategist and DoD adviser 

April 2nd, 2021 12:00am

President Biden shared details from his 2 trillion dollar infrastructure proposal. Cory Mills gives his take.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm; Sidebar

April 2nd, 2021 12:00am

In what is now year 2 of the pandemic, Covid continues to surge in Michigan. Andrew Abood gives perspective as a business owner.

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Father Gordon Riegle

St Johns St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Parish

April 2nd, 2021 12:00am

On this Good Friday, Father Gordon Riegle tells the meaning and the power behind the holiday.

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Todd Glassman

Attorney in Sports Law

April 2nd, 2021 12:00am

The Supreme Court heard arguments today on a related case to compensating NCAA athletes. Todd Glassman addresses the issue.

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Shannon Bream

Fox News Anchor

April 2nd, 2021 12:00am

Heading into Easter weekend, Shannon Bream talks her new book, 'Women of the Bible Speak'.

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Matt Napolitano

Fox News Radio

April 1st, 2021 12:00am

Today is Major League Baseball opening day. Matt Napolitano talks the Tigers and the start to the season.

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Nicolee Ambrose

GOP National Committeewoman for Maryland 

April 1st, 2021 12:00am

Former President Donald Trump labeled Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Fauci a "self-promoter". Nicolee Ambrose weighs in.

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Craig Mauger

Political Reporter - Detroit News

April 1st, 2021 12:00am

Craig Mauger covers the recent surge of Covid-19 in Michigan and what's next for John James.

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Mike Wayland

Automotive Expert and Lead Reporter for CNBC.COM

April 1st, 2021 12:00am

General Motors to go all-electric with their vehicle lineup by 2035, Mike Wayland reports.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

April 1st, 2021 12:00am

Live from the White House, Jon Decker shares a story on Gordon Liddy and talks President Biden's infrastructure proposal.

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Lisa Miller

Senior marketing, strategy and innovation consultant

April 1st, 2021 12:00am

Apple to maker harder for advertisers to target iPhone users, and ad companies are responding. Lisa Miller gives the details.

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Liam Kerr

Co-founder of The Welcome Party

April 1st, 2021 12:00am

A wave of Senate retirements puts the GOP on defense heading into the next election cycle. Liam Kerr gives perspective from the left.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

March 31st, 2021 12:00am

Simon updates us on a report from the WHO surrounding the origin of Covid-19.

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Boyd Matheson

Opinion Editor - Deseret News

March 31st, 2021 12:00am

Boyd weighs in on the whereabouts of vice president Kamala Harris in the midst of the border crisis.

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Jonathan Oosting

Bridge Michigan

March 31st, 2021 12:00am

Jonathan reports on stories surrounding Covid-19 and criminal justice reform in Michigan.

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Paul Traub

Senior Economist - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

March 31st, 2021 12:00am

Paul breaks down the numbers in the new monthly report from the Fed and Michigan Retailers Association.

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Graham Couch

LSJ Sports Columnist

March 31st, 2021 12:00am

Graham reacts to last night's loss by Michigan to UCLA in the NCAA tournament...and weighs in on changes to the MSU men's basketball roster.

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Jay Young

Oil & Gas Analyst

March 31st, 2021 12:00am

Jay and Dave discuss what's ahead for world oil markets in the midst of Covid-19.

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Quentin Brogdon

Legal Analyst

March 31st, 2021 12:00am

Quentin and Dave in our weekly legal segment recap some of the high-profile cases in the courtroom.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

March 30th, 2021 12:00am

Dr. John Braccio talks spotting the warning signs in a suicidal person and how to help.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 30th, 2021 12:00am

President Biden gives an update on the federal response to the pandemic, including calls for more mask mandates. Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Brad Funkhouser

CEO - CATA

March 30th, 2021 12:00am

Public transit systems will join Michigan’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Brad Funkhouser tells how CATA is getting involved.

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Craig Shirley

Reagan Biographer 

March 30th, 2021 12:00am

40 years ago today there was an attempt on the 40th president's life. Craig Shirley recounts the important day in U.S. history.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

March 30th, 2021 12:00am

President Biden voiced his concerns over recent spikes in Covid-19. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Beth LeBlanc

Reporter Detroit News

March 30th, 2021 12:00am

The barber from Owosso who defied orders and stayed open last spring plans to appeal the violations and fines he faced. Beth LeBlanc gives the details.

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George Colberg

CEO of Kalos Therapuetics; Analyst on Covid-19

March 30th, 2021 12:00am

George Colberg weighs the pros and cons of a possible vaccine passport.

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Gurnal Scott

Fox News Radio

March 29th, 2021 12:00am

Amazon workers in Alabama will vote on whether to become the company's first US union. Gurnal Scott reports.

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Dr. John Fleming

Former Louisiana Congressman

March 29th, 2021 12:00am

More on President Biden's first press conference and whether he's been given fair treatment by the media with Dr. John Fleming.

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David Leyton

Genesee county prosecutor

March 29th, 2021 12:00am

County prosecutors interested in investigating nursing home deaths could receive up to 250,000 in grants. David Leyton tells why he thinks that's not a good idea.

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Lawrence King

CEO of Headstorm; Workplace Culture Specialist

March 29th, 2021 12:00am

New data shows that employees have some reservations about returning to the workplace. Lawrence King talks coming back to the office.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News

March 29th, 2021 12:00am

Kyle Melinn talks Ron Weiser's controversial comments, the fallout of the Tj Bucholz allegations, and all things state government.

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Rob Weinhold

Chief Executive of the Fallston Group; Crisis Leadership Specialist

March 29th, 2021 12:00am

President Biden says him being a "nice guy", isn't what's attracting migrants. Rob Weinhold talks the optics of the border crisis.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

March 29th, 2021 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state.

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Debbie Mielewski

Fellow - Ford Technical

March 26th, 2021 12:00am

HP and Ford are teaming up to bring 3D printing and sustainability to the truck-building process. Debbie Mielewski gives the details.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 26th, 2021 12:00am

The aftermath of President Biden's first press conference since taking office. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator (D) - East Lansing

March 26th, 2021 12:00am

Sen. Hertel Jr. on the sexual harassment accusations against his longtime associate Lansing consultant TJ Bucholz.

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Krishna Ghodiwala

Co-Founder of Text Surge; Democratic Strategist

March 26th, 2021 12:00am

Krishna Ghodiwala gives reaction from the left to the Biden administration's handling of the southern border.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

March 26th, 2021 12:00am

This week Michigan saw some of the highest daily Covid case numbers in months. Linda Vail gives the update on Covid in Ingham.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

March 26th, 2021 12:00am

New York IS poised to become the next state to legalize Marijuana. Live from New York City, Tonya J. Powers reports.

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Ron The Wine Guy

Wine Expert and Enthusiast

March 26th, 2021 12:00am

Ron The Wine Guy stops by and talks what it takes to work in the wine business.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

Evanston Illinois is now the first U.S. city to authorize reparations for black residents. Eben Brown gives the details.

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George Seay

Co-founder and Chairman of Annandale Capital

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

More developments in the situation at the border. George Seay shares his perspective as a Texas businessman.

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Jason Mellema

Ingham ISD Superindendent

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

Jason Mellema talks Ingham County schools returning to in-person instruction as the state endures a surge in Covid-19 cases.

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Elaine Hardy

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director - City of East Lansing

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

Elaine Hardy on receiving the 2020 ATHENA Leadership Award.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

Today President Biden will hold his first official press conference since taking office. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Sam Inglot

Progress Michigan

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

Sam Inglot gives reaction to the collection of voting rights and reform bills dropped by the GOP majority state senate.

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Elaine Hardy

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director - City of East Lansing

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

Elaine Hardy on receiving the 2020 ATHENA Leadership Award.

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Richard Lavina

Co-Founder & CEO - Taxfyle Inc

March 25th, 2021 12:00am

The 2020 tax year (just like the calendar year) presents some unique challenges. Richard Lavina gives tips for filing.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

March 24th, 2021 12:00am

Simon reports on sanctions levied by the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and the E.U. against China over human rights.

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David Grasso

Political Analyst

March 24th, 2021 12:00am

David weighs in on reports that Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley sector have been releasing illegal aliens in the U.S. without a court date.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

March 24th, 2021 12:00am

Peter reacts to the 2022 FY budget proposal unveiled by mayor Andy Schor at Monday night's council meeting.

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Bill Dendy

CPA and Money Manager

March 24th, 2021 12:00am

Bill weighs in on the warm-up of inflation in February and projections that it could get hot in May.

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Lance Binoniemi

Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association

March 24th, 2021 12:00am

Lance breaks down the 21 Rebuilding Michigan road projects for 2021 that were announced this week.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

March 24th, 2021 12:00am

Tonya brings us the latest on reports that AstraZeneca had been using the wrong data for Covid-19 vaccine trials in the U.S.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

March 24th, 2021 12:00am

Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment break down some of the high-profile cases from the courtroom.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

March 23rd, 2021 12:00am

Dr. John Braccio gives advice on how to corral negative thoughts.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 23rd, 2021 12:00am

The latest on the situation at the border. Rachel Sutherland reports.

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