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Rob Weinhold

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

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Bob Filka

CEO - Home Builders Association of Michigan

April 16th, 2021 12:00am

Housing Michigan to launch legislative agenda focused on addressing state's housing crisis. Bob Filka explains.

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Professor Allan Saxe

Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington

April 16th, 2021 12:00am

Professor Allan Saxe stops by and talks Donald Trump, Mitch Mcconnell, and what's going down in Washington DC.

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Chris Douglas

Economist and Department Chair of Economics - U of M Flint

April 16th, 2021 12:00am

A new report estimates that more than 64,000 jobs were lost during the second lockdown. Chris Douglas breaks down the numbers.

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Darrell Courtney

CEO - GreenGro Technologies

April 16th, 2021 12:00am

Major changes to Federal Laws involving Marijuana could soon be coming. Darrell Courtney talks the importance of regulating weed.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

April 16th, 2021 12:00am

New sanctions against Russia, discussion on expanding the supreme court, and more. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

April 16th, 2021 12:00am

Preparations being made for the funeral of Prince Philip. Live from Windsor Castle, Simon Owen reports.

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Ken Lindner

Founder - Positive Life Choice Psychology

April 16th, 2021 12:00am

Ken Lindner offers tips to Americans looking to get back into the workforce.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

April 15th, 2021 12:00am

Infamous scam artist Bernie Madoff dead at 82. Live from New York, Tonya J Powers reports.

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Jesse Byrnes

Associate Editor - TheHill.com

April 15th, 2021 12:00am

Wrangling within the Democratic party could be costly as the Dems attempt to leverage their slim majority in the senate. Jesse Byrnes gives insight.

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John Foren

Director of Media and Communications - Sparrow Health

April 15th, 2021 12:00am

John Foren on how Sparrow is handling the recent surge of Covid-19 and managing their capacity.

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Caleb Gordon

Program Director - 1380 WPHM (Port Huron)

April 15th, 2021 12:00am

Recent numbers make Port Huron and St. Claire city look like ground zero for Covid in Michigan. Caleb Gordon gives the details.

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Ted Ryan

Archives & Heritage Brand Manager - Ford

April 15th, 2021 12:00am

It's Mustang week! Ted Ryan talks Ford's celebration of their iconic and top-selling sports car, as well as their new electric model.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

April 15th, 2021 12:00am

Top Intelligence officials testify before congress on global threats for the first time since 2019. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Major Sam Peters

Bronze Star recipient; Retired Major from the United States Air Force

April 15th, 2021 12:00am

President Biden plans to pull all troops from Afghanistan by 9/11. Major Sam Peters, who saw tours in Afghanistan, gives his reaction.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

April 14th, 2021 12:00am

Simon reports on Defense Secretary Austin's addition of 500 troops in Germany despite a pledge from former President Trump.

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Matt Locke

GOP strategist

April 14th, 2021 12:00am

Matt weighs in on former President Trump's recent criticism of Mitch McConnell and Dr Anthony Fauci at a recent donor gathering.

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Rich Studley

Michigan Chamber of Commerce

April 14th, 2021 12:00am

Rich speaks out against Governor Whitmer's office ban extension.

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Quentin Brogdon

Legal Analyst

April 14th, 2021 12:00am

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

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Pat Gillespie

Gillespie Group

April 14th, 2021 12:00am

Pat breaks down the latest plans for the former Clara's Restaurant and Train Station on Michigan Avenue.

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Dr. Rebecca Good

Education Specialist

April 14th, 2021 12:00am

Dr. Good reacts to reports that public school teachers in San Diego are giving migrant children in-person instruction ahead of their own students.

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Holly Duckworth

Mindfulness Coach

April 14th, 2021 12:00am

Holly breaks down and reacts to the results of a study connecting stress with cognitive benefits.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

What is the most meaningful age? Dr. John Braccio shares his thoughts.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

President Biden has settled on a choice to lead U.S. customs and Border Patrol. Live from New York, Tonya J Powers reports.

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Steve Kiefer

President - GM International Operations; The Kiefer Foundation

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

The Kiefer Foundation is working to get bills passed put an end to distracted driving in Michigan. Steve Kiefer tells his story.

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Dr. Samuel Stanley

President - Michigan State University

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

Dr. Samuel Stanley talks vaccinations and the Covid situation in and around MSU's campus.

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Gary Peters

United States Senator

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

Sen. Peters details his recent trip to the Southern Border where he met with officials from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

100 CEO's discussed how to address voting laws in states across the country. Eben Brown reports.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

April 13th, 2021 12:00am

A hold on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, a new nominee for head U.S. customs, and more from the White House with Jon Decker.

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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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