The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show
Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
The FDA has approved a new at-home Covid test kit. Eben Brown gives the details.
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Dave Akerly & Phil Goudiaby
April 12th, 2021 12:00am
Dave and Phil discuss the police-involved shooting that occurred in Minneapolis over the weekend.
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Former Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush
Brad Blakeman on the instability in Washington DC as Democrats attempt to leverage their slim majority in the legislature.
Curtis Hertel Jr.
State Senator - East Lansing
The Michigan Legislature is coming back to session. Sen. Hertel Jr. addresses the recent surge in Covid-19.
Leading Employment Litigation Attorney
Can your employer force you to get a vaccine? Jay Forester explains.
Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News
Kyle Melinn talks the legislature returning to session, the Governor's comments, and all things state government.
Chief Executive of the Fallston Group; Crisis Leadership Specialist
The latest on the crisis at the border with Rob Weinhold.
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state.
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.
Joe Collins talks Vice President Kamala Harris, who has been relatively silent on the border since taking up the issue.
Political Strategist and Pundit from the Right
Michigan Supreme Court Justice Richard Bernstein spent nearly 3 months in Dubai working remotely. Dennis Lennox voices his concerns.
President - Carver Financial Services Inc.
Randy Carver tells how to grow your retirement savings with minimal risk.
Steve Mitchell talks new polling that shows the difference between Democrats and Republican's in attitudes towards the vaccine.
President Joe Biden unveils new executive orders on gun control. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Ron The Wine Guy
Wine Expert and Enthusiast
Back to the ballpark! Ron and Dave compare their experiences attending MLB games this week for the first time in a long time.
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.
Senior Care Specialist
Health Officials have relaxed Covid-19 guidance for nursing homes for the first time since September. Brian Levy gives insight.
Defense Policy Investigator - Project on Government Oversight
Should the next gen F-35 be based in Michigan? Dan Grazier tells why he calls the project a "boondoggle".
8th District Congresswoman
Rep. Elissa Slotkin talks being back in her district, the ongoing vaccine effort, F-35's and more.
Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television
Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives the update President Biden.
Clinton County Commissioner
Bob Showers on how Clinton county seems to be outperforming neighboring counties in containing the spread of Covid-19.
Fitness Specialist; Six-time Mr. America Finalist
Warren Honeycutt gives tips for shedding the extra pandemic pounds.
April 7th, 2021 12:00am
Simon breaks down the indirect talks in Vienna between the U.S. and Iran over a nuclear deal.
Certified Trust & Financial Advisor
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.
Chad and Dave discuss the ongoing Covid-19 surge here in Michigan.
Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss some of the high-profile cases coming out of the courtroom.
Lansing City Council President
Peter tells us about the council's plan to continue holding meetings virtually in the midst of the ongoing Covid surge.
Detroit Free Press
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.
Dr Fahmi Farah
Dr Farah breaks down how a spike in cases of broken heart syndrome is linked to the Covid pandemic.
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.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen calls for a global minimum corporate tax rate. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Ingham County Health Officer
Linda Vail on why the Ingham County Health Department is strongly recommending remote learning for grades 6-12 next week.
Founder - Win This Fight; Anti-Trafficking advocate
The recent mass shooting in Atlanta may have been targeting the victims of human trafficking. Mitzi Perdue sheds light on the issue.
AT&T Michigan's Director of External and Legislative Affairs
Michigan schools, nonprofits to receive hotspots and free internet to help students across the state. Gavin Goetz gives the details.
President Biden's Infrastructure plan hits a snag in MCConnell and the GOP. Live from the White House, Jared Halpern reports.
Founder - Blackboxstocks
With the recent excitement stemming from the GameStop boom, Eric Pharis tells the risks and rewards of day-trading.
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.
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.
Editor-In-Chief Of The New York Analysis of Policy & Government
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr. talks Biden's handling of the border crisis and how the surrounding narrative compares to reality.
Superintendent - Holt Public Schools
The Holt bond issue to appear on the May 4th Ballot. David Hornack gives the details.
Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives the update on the MLB in Georgia, President Biden, and more.
With the state legislature out this week, Kyle Melinn talks Ron Weiser, John James, and all things in Michigan politics.
Several companies line up to condemn Texas' new voting legislation in an apparent recent trend. Rob Weinhold addresses the issue.
April 2nd, 2021 12:00am
The FDA has approved a new at-home Covid test kit. Eben Brown gives the details.
GOP Strategist and DoD adviser
President Biden shared details from his 2 trillion dollar infrastructure proposal. Cory Mills gives his take.
Abood Law Firm; Sidebar
In what is now year 2 of the pandemic, Covid continues to surge in Michigan. Andrew Abood gives perspective as a business owner.
Father Gordon Riegle
St Johns St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Parish
On this Good Friday, Father Gordon Riegle tells the meaning and the power behind the holiday.
Attorney in Sports Law
The Supreme Court heard arguments today on a related case to compensating NCAA athletes. Todd Glassman addresses the issue.
Fox News Anchor
Heading into Easter weekend, Shannon Bream talks her new book, 'Women of the Bible Speak'.
April 1st, 2021 12:00am
Today is Major League Baseball opening day. Matt Napolitano talks the Tigers and the start to the season.
GOP National Committeewoman for Maryland
Former President Donald Trump labeled Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Fauci a "self-promoter". Nicolee Ambrose weighs in.
Political Reporter - Detroit News
Craig Mauger covers the recent surge of Covid-19 in Michigan and what's next for John James.
Automotive Expert and Lead Reporter for CNBC.COM
General Motors to go all-electric with their vehicle lineup by 2035, Mike Wayland reports.
Live from the White House, Jon Decker shares a story on Gordon Liddy and talks President Biden's infrastructure proposal.
Senior marketing, strategy and innovation consultant
Apple to maker harder for advertisers to target iPhone users, and ad companies are responding. Lisa Miller gives the details.
Co-founder of The Welcome Party
A wave of Senate retirements puts the GOP on defense heading into the next election cycle. Liam Kerr gives perspective from the left.
March 31st, 2021 12:00am
Simon updates us on a report from the WHO surrounding the origin of Covid-19.
Opinion Editor - Deseret News
Boyd weighs in on the whereabouts of vice president Kamala Harris in the midst of the border crisis.
Jonathan reports on stories surrounding Covid-19 and criminal justice reform in Michigan.
Senior Economist - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Paul breaks down the numbers in the new monthly report from the Fed and Michigan Retailers Association.
LSJ Sports Columnist
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.
Oil & Gas Analyst
Jay and Dave discuss what's ahead for world oil markets in the midst of Covid-19.
Quentin and Dave in our weekly legal segment recap some of the high-profile cases in the courtroom.
March 30th, 2021 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio talks spotting the warning signs in a suicidal person and how to help.
President Biden gives an update on the federal response to the pandemic, including calls for more mask mandates. Rachel Sutherland reports.
CEO - CATA
Public transit systems will join Michigan’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Brad Funkhouser tells how CATA is getting involved.
40 years ago today there was an attempt on the 40th president's life. Craig Shirley recounts the important day in U.S. history.
President Biden voiced his concerns over recent spikes in Covid-19. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Reporter Detroit News
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.
CEO of Kalos Therapuetics; Analyst on Covid-19
George Colberg weighs the pros and cons of a possible vaccine passport.
March 29th, 2021 12:00am
Amazon workers in Alabama will vote on whether to become the company's first US union. Gurnal Scott reports.
Dr. John Fleming
Former Louisiana Congressman
More on President Biden's first press conference and whether he's been given fair treatment by the media with Dr. John Fleming.
Genesee county prosecutor
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.
CEO of Headstorm; Workplace Culture Specialist
New data shows that employees have some reservations about returning to the workplace. Lawrence King talks coming back to the office.
Kyle Melinn talks Ron Weiser's controversial comments, the fallout of the Tj Bucholz allegations, and all things state government.
President Biden says him being a "nice guy", isn't what's attracting migrants. Rob Weinhold talks the optics of the border crisis.
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.
The aftermath of President Biden's first press conference since taking office. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
State Senator (D) - East Lansing
Sen. Hertel Jr. on the sexual harassment accusations against his longtime associate Lansing consultant TJ Bucholz.
Co-Founder of Text Surge; Democratic Strategist
Krishna Ghodiwala gives reaction from the left to the Biden administration's handling of the southern border.
This week Michigan saw some of the highest daily Covid case numbers in months. Linda Vail gives the update on Covid in Ingham.
Tonya J. Powers
New York IS poised to become the next state to legalize Marijuana. Live from New York City, Tonya J. Powers reports.
Ron The Wine Guy stops by and talks what it takes to work in the wine business.
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.
Co-founder and Chairman of Annandale Capital
More developments in the situation at the border. George Seay shares his perspective as a Texas businessman.
Ingham ISD Superindendent
Jason Mellema talks Ingham County schools returning to in-person instruction as the state endures a surge in Covid-19 cases.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Director - City of East Lansing
Elaine Hardy on receiving the 2020 ATHENA Leadership Award.
Today President Biden will hold his first official press conference since taking office. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Sam Inglot gives reaction to the collection of voting rights and reform bills dropped by the GOP majority state senate.
Co-Founder & CEO - Taxfyle Inc
The 2020 tax year (just like the calendar year) presents some unique challenges. Richard Lavina gives tips for filing.
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.
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.
Peter reacts to the 2022 FY budget proposal unveiled by mayor Andy Schor at Monday night's council meeting.
CPA and Money Manager
Bill weighs in on the warm-up of inflation in February and projections that it could get hot in May.
Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association
Lance breaks down the 21 Rebuilding Michigan road projects for 2021 that were announced this week.
Tonya brings us the latest on reports that AstraZeneca had been using the wrong data for Covid-19 vaccine trials in the U.S.
Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment break down some of the high-profile cases from the courtroom.
March 23rd, 2021 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio gives advice on how to corral negative thoughts.
The latest on the situation at the border. Rachel Sutherland reports.
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