The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show
Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
Jon and Dave continue the discussion on the Derek Chauvin verdict and the reaction from President Biden and Vice President Harris.
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May 14th, 2021 12:00am
Eben gives insight into the gas shortages and pipeline hack.
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Dr. Dyan Hes
Clinical Assistant Weill Medical College of Cornell
Dave and Dr Hes talk about tips for safely gathering during the pandemic.
Dave and Paul discuss Governor Whitmer's trip down to Florida.
Gray TV/WILX TV White House correspondent
Jon gives insight into the US relations with Israel and soon to be ambassadors.
Dr. Daniel Aschheim
Consul for Diplomacy for the Israeli Consulate
Dr. Aschheim gives his insight into the actions taken by Israel towards the Palestinians.
Kindergarten teacher at Wilcox Elementary
Dave talks to Michigan teacher of the year Leah Porter
Childhood Art Therapy Education Specialist
Dave and Harriet talk about how kids are having a hard time back at school.
Tonya J. Powers
May 13th, 2021 12:00am
Dave and Tonya talk about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Retired ICE Special Agent
Victor discusses immigration on the border of the US and Mexico.
Nichols Law Firm
Mike talks about the reinstatement of criminal charges against Michigan State Police contractor
Dave and George talk about the Republican party and the Liz Cheney vote.
Lansing City Council President
Peter discusses Lansing approving food and alcohol in outdoors common areas.
Simon gives his insight into the latest Israeli and Palestinian conflict.
Business and Entrepreneurship expert
Carl and Dave talk about new jobs for teens that are paying more.
May 12th, 2021 12:00am
Dave brings us the results of a survey from Public Policy Polling showing Governor Whitmer's approval ratings going down.
Former Asst. Sec. Of State
KT weighs in on criticism against Facebook, which is being accused of encouraging the border crisis through ads for human smugglers.
Pat and Dave discuss gas-related issues such as the pipeline cyber attack and fuel prices.
Friends of Moores Park Pool
Dale brings us the latest on efforts to preserve the historic Moores Park Pool.
Insurance Alliance of Michigan
Erin says the state is getting the wrong idea in the debate over large
cuts coming to head injury and spinal injury auto no fault cases.
Jeff brings us an update on North Dakota's move to end extra Covid unemployment benefits.
Quentin and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss some of the high-profile cases coming out of the courtroom.
Dr. John Braccio
Regional Psychological Services
May 11th, 2021 12:00am
Dr. Braccio gives us his insight on the handling of divorce.
Rachel and Dave discuss the US restoration of transgender health protections.
Sr. Editor - Crains Detroit
Chad discusses the upcoming 45% rate cut on medical providers under the Michigan's auto insurance law.
Jon discusses the standard in automotive crash test ratings.
MI Republican Political Strategist
Dennis discusses James Craig and his potential gubernatorial run.
Simon talks about the Queen's speech in Britain today to open a new term in the Parliament, with reports the government will announce plans to require voters to show photo ID at elections.
Cyber Security Analyst
Kevin explains why schools have become easy targets for ransom ware.
Business and Career Strategist
May 10th, 2021 12:00am
Mike and Dave talk about millennials in the workforce.
Former Congressman 8th district MI GOP
Mike weighs in on James Craig's possible candidacy in the Governor's race.
Former U.S. Attorney Special Assistant
Chuck gives us his perspective on the story surrounding President Biden's photos of an empty migrant facility.
Incoming Lansing schools superintendent
Ben talks about his move to Lansing from NYC to become superintendent.
Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Rich reacts to the Governor's order for Enbridge to shut down the Line 5 pipeline this week.
Kyle and Dave take up statewide government issues like the Governor's controversial trip to Florida....and James Craig's possible gubernatorial run.
Crisis leadership specialist
Rob discusses the recent admittance from White House press secretary Jen Psaki that she often recommends that President not take impromptu questions from reporters.
Adrienne and Dave talk about gas prices throughout the state.
May 7th, 2021 12:00am
Melinda Gates rented a private island to avoid the media coverage of her divorce with Bill Gates, Tonya J Powers reports.
Donald Trump promises his supporters will be happy once he makes his 2024 announcement. Bobb Barr gives his take.
President - Michigan Brain Injury Provider Council
No fault law/ brain injury issues. Tom Judd explains his opposition to a Michigan law that he says "will severely limit access to care", for many.
Reporter - Bridge Michigan
A Michigan House Committee meeting on vaccine passports that featured anti-vaxxers and conspiracy theories, Jonathan Oosting reports.
Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television
President Joe Biden has still not made a trip to the border. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Author of Generations Deep
With mother's day approaching, Gina Berkemeier speaks on the generational bond we have with our mothers.
Ron The Wine Guy
Wine Expert and Enthusiast
How much should you pay for a bottle of space wine? Ron the Wine Guy shares his expertise.
May 6th, 2021 12:00am
Former President Trump creates his own online platform as he remains banned on Facebook and other social medias. Tonya J Powers reports.
CEO - The Vogel Group
Liz Cheney, Mitch Mcconnell, and the battle for control of the future of the GOP. Alex Vogel gives insight.
Automative Reporter - CNBC
GM's earnings exceeded expectations while Ford temporarily shut down plants. Mike Wayland reports.
Curtis Hertel Jr.
State Senator (D) - East Lansing
Sen. Curtis Hertel talks the controversial senate election bills, Michigan's reopening plan, and more
Executive Director - Home Builders Association of Michigan
Bob Filka talks the skyrocketing price of lumber and other materials, and how the housing market has been affected.
The paycheck protection program has been exhausted. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland gives the details.
Dr. Rosie Chauhan
Rheumatologist ; Author of 'Healer'
New research tying a Covid-related syndrome to neurological symptoms in kids. Dr. Rosie Chauhan explains.
CEO - Joshin
May 5th, 2021 12:00am
Melissa discusses how mothers are struggling to break into the workforce in the U-S.
Simon updates us on a North Korean defector running for election in Britain.
Khrishna weighs in on White House claims that the border crisis is not President Biden's fault.
Lauren brings us an update on a new proposal in the MI House that would compel state lawmakers and officials to disclose personal financial interests.
Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss some of the high-profile cases coming out of the courtroom.
Ingham County Health Officer
Linda brings us the latest on the downward trend of Covid cases and hospitalizations.
Co-Founder - Owen's Craft Mixers
Josh on this Cinco De Mayo talks about why tequila is considered the spirit of choice among consumers during the Covid pandemic.
Dr Jon Stevens
Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dr Stevens provides some tips for people who are not looking forward to returning to the office at the end of the Covid pandemic.
Regional Psychological Services
May 4th, 2021 12:00am
With Bill and Melinda Gates splitting up after 27 years, Dr. John Braccio talks making a marriage last.
Dave gives his take on the recent comments from Senate Majority leader Mike Shirkey on herd immunity in Michigan.
President & CEO - Lansing Economic Area Partnership
How does Lansing stack up against other thriving communities in the country? Bob Trezise talks LEAP's new benchmarking report.
President Biden's trip to Virginia, an expansion to the refugee limit, and more. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Executive Director - MSU Technologies
Federally-funded research on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy could be at stake at MSU. Rich Chylla explains.
Tonya J Powers on which states are leading the way in the fight against Covid-19, and which states are lagging behind.
CEO and Co-founder - Innovation Leader
People are more trusting of technology than they are of other people. Scott Krishner gives insight.
Dave Akerly & Phil Goudiaby
May 3rd, 2021 12:00am
Dave and Phil discuss the weekend's events including the Lion's NFL draft and the Kentucky Derby.
Senior Washington Correspondent - Insider
President Biden's calls for unity ring hollow to many Republicans in Washington. Dave Leventhal gives insight.
Mayor Andy Schor and Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin are teaming up to improve Michigan Avenue and re-imagine policing. Mayor Schor explains.
Broadcaster & Media Relations - Lansing Lugnuts
The Lansing Lugnuts will play for the first time in 20 years. Jesse Goldberg-Strassler tells what fans can expect.
Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News
Kyle Melinn talks a Michigan lawmaker's arrest, redistricting, and all things state politics.
Chief Executive of the Fallston Group; Crisis Leadership Specialist
Mitch Mcconnell says the Republican party is, "looking forward". Rob Weinhold talks Trump's impact on the future of the GOP.
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state and takes a look back at Michigan's gas record from 10 years ago.
April 30th, 2021 12:00am
The Biden Administration is looking to ban the sale of all menthol cigarettes. Live from New York city, Tonya J Powers reports.
Republican National Committeewoman for Maryland
Nicolee Ambrose grades President Biden's speech to congress and his first hundred days in office.
President - Small Business Owners Association of MI
Brian Calley gives his take on the Governor's 'Vac to Normal' plan for reopening Michigan's economy.
Dr. Chris Haynes
Professor of Political Science & Legal Studies - University of New Haven
Young people are moving in droves and changing the demographics in some southern states. Chris Haynes gives insight.
Dave speaks on the Lions first-round draft pick and how Pennei Sewell fits into the team's future.
Communications Director - Progress Michigan
Sam Inglot talks 'Close Lansing Loopholes', the effort to expand transparency with Michigan lawmakers.
CEO - Engineered Tax Services
Julio Gonzalaz talks taxes and what red flags can trigger an audit from the IRS.
April 29th, 2021 12:00am
Dave takes a second look at President Biden's address to a joint session of congress last night.
Anna Paulina Luna
Vice President & Chief Correspondent - El American
Anna Paulina Luna gives her take on President Biden's speech to congress and his first 100 days in office.
Political Reporter - Detroit News
The senate elections committee taking on a huge package of bills. Craig Mauger reports.
President & CEO - Lansing Chamber of Commerce
Tim Daman talks the Lansing Regional Chamber's support of 'Fair and Equal Michigan', a campaign for LGBTQ equal right's.
Jon Decker, who was in attendance at last night's joint congress session where President Biden spoke, gives details from the night.
The City of Chicago is exploring the idea of a vaccine passport for concerts and other events. Live from Chicago, Jeff Monosso reports.
Founder & CEO - Blackboxstocks Inc.
Is Bitcoin too volatile to be viable? Gust Kepler talks investing in cryptocurrency.
Tonya J Powers
April 28th, 2021 12:00am
Tonya brings us an update on the latest guidance from the CDC on outdoor mask wearing.
Mustafa weighs in on a new Fox News poll focusing on President Biden's first 100 days in office.
State Representative (D) - 69th District Meridian Township
Julie, a gun control advocate, looks ahead to a big Supreme Court case involving the right to conceal carry.
Chad explains why he feels changes are needed for Michigan's recycling law.
Gary and Dave discuss several issues including the auto industry's future, a newly-announced Ford plant, and tonight's presidential address to Congress
Gina tells us about how airlines are being hit by fake Covid-19 certificates.
Rick and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss some of the high-profile cases coming out of the courtroom.
CEO - Harbor Strategic Public Affairs
April 27th, 2021 12:00am
Michigan will lose a seat in congress due to the new census data. John Sellek tells what this means for redistricting in our state.
Shuffling in the house, redistricting, and the latest in Washington DC. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Peter Spadafore gives the latest from Lansing city council.
Former Special Agent for the FBI
The FBI is warning local law enforcement agencies to prepare for increases in crime over the summer. Eric Jackson gives insight.
Nutrition & Fitness analyst; Author of “Body Confidence”
Marc Macdonald on how to correct unhealthy eating habits developed during the pandemic.
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