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Spencer O'Leary

CEO of Active Ops America & Expert on Managaing Remote Employees

January 21st, 2022 07:54am

Why are companies monitoring remote employees and how can they reasonably do so?

Jake Pavelka

Captain & Instructor Pilot

January 21st, 2022 07:29am

Jake weighs in on foreign airlines canceling flights to the US over concerns that our 5G cellular service could make flying unsafe

Julie Brixie

Democratic State Representative in Meridian Township

January 21st, 2022 07:28am

Does current Michigan law allow the harboring of sex abusers?

Jon Decker

White House Correspondent & Senior National Editor for Gray Television Affiliates

January 21st, 2022 06:57am

What's the latest from the White House and Russia near Ukraine?

Chad Livengood

Senior Editor for Crains Detroit

January 21st, 2022 06:43am

What is dark money and how is Lansing involved in it?

Corinne Clark

Co-Founder of

January 21st, 2022 06:41am

Corinne weighs in on President Biden's recent press conference

Dennis Lennox

Michigan Conservative Strategist and Pundit & Travel Writer for the Christian Post

January 21st, 2022 05:14am

Dennis is in Puerto Rico for the Christian Post. He weighs in on the American air flight from Miami to London's mask incident and the governor's race

Justin Simons

CEO & Founder of My Labs, a Testing Company that tests for Covid-19

January 20th, 2022 07:53am

Are rapid Covid tests less accurate when it comes to detecting the Omicron variant?

Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

January 20th, 2022 07:28am

Senate Democrats are still pushing for the voting rights bill

Jackie Shapiro

Nationally-known Money & Credit Analyst

January 20th, 2022 07:12am

Can debt collectors now contact you through text, email, and social media? What problems does this pose?

Alain Sanders

Professor at Saint Peter's Univertsity in New Jersey & Former Senior Reporter for Time Magazine

January 20th, 2022 07:01am

Professor Sanders weighs in on President Biden's recent press conference after one year of his presidency

Glenn Stevens

Executive Director for MichAuto & Part of the Detroit Chamber of Commerce

January 20th, 2022 06:44am

Is tech talent from Michigan universities staying in the state for work?

David Mittleman

Attorney at Grewel Law & Part of the Dr. Anderson Settlement at the University of Michigan

January 20th, 2022 06:25am

David tells us what the Dr. Anderson settlement at the University of Michigan is set at

Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

January 20th, 2022 05:00am

How has President Biden reacted to the rising tensions with Russia and Ukraine?

Shaun Naidoo


January 19th, 2022 07:45am

Our weekly look at the hottest legal cases.

Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

January 19th, 2022 07:36am

The man who held several people hostage in a Texas synagogue was known to British Intelligence, but was deemed "no longer a threat".

Tim Snyder

Economist & Petroleum Analyst - Matador Economics

January 19th, 2022 07:14am

Should we be pessimistic about future gas prices?

Jon Decker

Senior National Editor & White House Correspondent - Gray TV

January 19th, 2022 07:10am

Jon and Dave discuss the Biden administration's announcement that it will distribute 400 million N95 masks to pharmacies nationwide, as well as what the President might expect at his news conference this afternoon.

Dr. Pino Colone

President - Michigan State Medical Society

January 19th, 2022 06:45am

The state of Michigan has over 5 billion dollars in pandemic relief to combat this new surge of COVID. Why isn't it being spent?

Allan Saxe

Professor Emeritus of Political Science - UT Arlington

January 19th, 2022 06:34am

After being called a "moron" by Anthony Fauci during a Senate hearing, Republican Roger Marshall (Kan.) is introducing the Financial Accountability for Uniquely Compensated Individuals or FAUCI Act.

Rania Mankarious

Crime Stoppers of Houston

January 19th, 2022 06:32am

Rania describes the dangers of a new Tik Tok trend involving igniting alcohol vapors in a water bottle - "The 'whoosh' challenge".

Lisa Miller

Studies Consumer Psychology

January 18th, 2022 07:33am

How worn out are consumers and workers due to Covid-19?

Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

January 18th, 2022 07:29am

Jared weighs in on North Korea firing more ballistic missiles

Mariela Roca

US Air Force Veteran & Maryland Congressional Candidate

January 18th, 2022 07:27am

Will President Biden be making new executive orders on police reform?

Beth Deshone

Executive Director for the Great Lakes Education Project

January 18th, 2022 07:04am

What did the Michigan Democratic party post this weekend that made a lot of people furious?

Elissa Slotkin

Congresswoman in the 8th District & Candidate for Democrats from the Newly Mapped 7th District

January 18th, 2022 07:03am

Congresswoman Slotkin toured Sparrow on MLK day to see the Covid-19 front line workers in action

Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

January 18th, 2022 06:44am

How much did the political party preferences shift during 2021?

Dr. John Braccio


January 18th, 2022 04:49am

What is analysis paralysis and how can you overcome it?

Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

January 17th, 2022 07:54am

What's the latest on gas prices?

Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

January 17th, 2022 07:29am

The voting rights bill will be going through the Senate soon

Kyle Melinn


January 17th, 2022 07:15am

Kyle and Dave discuss the latest news including the weekends NFL games, and the latest with Governor Whitmer

Daniel J. Geltrude

Certified Public Accountant with a Master of Science in Taxation, Author of "Positive Financial Karma", and Geltrude & Company, LLC

January 17th, 2022 07:02am

What are the different ways that you can withdraw from your retirement accounts?

Christine Barnes

Mulliken GOP Candidate for the State House

January 17th, 2022 06:51am

Christine is running in a new district for the State House. What new challenges has this presented her and her fellow candidates with?

Kristal Knight

Democratic Strategist, Social Impact Strategist, Executive Director for Emerge Tennessee, & Former Political Director for Priorities USA

January 17th, 2022 06:43am

President Biden will be meeting with the Senate Democrats on Thursday to push to change the filibuster and pass the voting legislation

Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

January 17th, 2022 06:16am

Are Private Insurers going to pay for at home Covid-19 test kits?

Dave Akerly

January 17th, 2022 04:51am

Dave and his wife went to Sleepy Hollow over the weekend. Dave tells us about Lansing's plans for MLK day

Joel Patterson

Workplace Analyst & Head of The Vested Group

January 14th, 2022 07:57am

How do employees react to late emails and text messages from their boss?

Charlie LeDuff

Deadline Detroit Reporter & Pulitzer Prize Winner

January 14th, 2022 07:46am

Charlie is waiting on the full audit on nursing home Covid deaths, and he has Covid for the second time

Graham Couch

Sports Columnist for the Lansing State Journal

January 14th, 2022 07:45am

MSU has a new sponsorship deal with Caesars sports betting

Beth Leblanc

State Politics Reporter for The Detroit News

January 14th, 2022 06:46am

Is the Senate Oversight committee closer to figuring out what caused the Unemployment insurance fraud?

Hal Lambert

Founder and CEO of Point Bridge Capital & Former National Finance Chair for Ted Cruz

January 14th, 2022 06:42am

Is Hillary Clinton planning to run for president in 2024? Does the democratic party want her to run for president again?

Jessica Rosenthal

Fox News Radio

January 14th, 2022 05:05am

President Biden is sending medical teams to hospitals in six states due to Covid-19 cases

Renie Cavalleri

Author of "Headtrash: The Leading Killer of Human Potential"

January 13th, 2022 07:35am

Have Americans adhered to their New Years Resolutions?

Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

January 13th, 2022 07:34am

Why are grocery store shelves across the country looking more empty?

Jon Vaughn

Former University of Michigan Football Star & Dr. Annderson Survivor

January 13th, 2022 07:25am

Jon is coming up on 100 days spent protesting outside of the home of University of Michigan's President Mark Schlissel. Jon also has an upcoming cancer surgery for his thyroid

Dr. Rebecca Good

Education Analyst who has worked as a Teacher, Campus Principal, Central Office Executive Director, and School Superintendent

January 13th, 2022 07:18am

Are colleges helping to model a path for schools through the pandemic?

Curtis Hertel

Democratic State Senator in East Lansing

January 13th, 2022 06:58am

Dave and Curtis discuss the latest state news including the state polices' recent report, and the allegations against the Former House Speaker Lee Chatfield

Hannah Cox

Content Manager and Conservatitve Activist with the Foundation for Economic Education

January 13th, 2022 06:46am

Dave and Hannah discuss the speech President Biden gave during his trip to Georgia

Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

January 13th, 2022 05:16am

Simon weighs in on the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson apologizing for attending a lockdown party

Wendy L Patrick

Attorney at Law

January 12th, 2022 07:35am

Our weekly look at the hottest legal cases.

Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

January 12th, 2022 07:33am

Dave and Jared discuss President Biden's visit to Georgia, where he campaigned for the Democrat's Voting Rights Bill.

Tom Constand

President/CEO - Michigan Brain Injury Association

January 12th, 2022 07:13am

A new report finds that auto insurance reform has led to the discharge of more than 1,500 patients and the loss of more than 3,000 jobs.

Tudor Dixon

GOP Candidate for Governor of Michigan

January 12th, 2022 07:05am

New polling shows many want a new Governor in Michigan, but have not focused on a single candidate -- yet.

Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

January 12th, 2022 07:04am

Dave and Linda discuss predictive models on Omicron cases, both pessimistic and optimistic.

George Seay

Co-Founder, Chairman - Annandale Capital

January 12th, 2022 06:32am

Joe Manchin continues to be a thorn in the side of the Democratic Party in congress.

Dave Akerly

January 12th, 2022 06:31am

Dave discusses the Consumer Price index, the Robert Anderson scandal and the North American Auto Awards.

Bill Dendy

Financial Strategist

January 11th, 2022 07:56am

How is the Covid-19 Omicron variant affecting inflation?

Lance Lorusso

Former Law Enforcement Officer, Leading Attorney, & Author

January 11th, 2022 07:55am

Are we nearing the end of the defund the police movement?

Craig Mauger

Lansing Based Political Reporter for the Detroit News

January 11th, 2022 07:14am

What is the electors certificate that the US House January 6th committee received from Michigan Republicans?

Jon Decker

White House Correspondent & Senior Naitonal Editor for Gray Television Affiliates

January 11th, 2022 07:13am

Jon and Dave discuss the latest news, including tennis star Novak Djokovic's Covid-19 vaccine visa fight in Australia and President Biden traveling to Georgia today

Brad Funkhouser

President & CEO of CATA

January 11th, 2022 06:46am

What are the changes coming in Downtown Lansing to their buses? How has the pandemic affected CATA?

Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

January 11th, 2022 06:44am

What's the latest with tennis star Novak Djokovic?

Dr. John Braccio


January 11th, 2022 05:13am

What kind of memory loss should you watch out for as you get older?

Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

January 10th, 2022 07:54am

Should farmers use Virtual Reality headsets on their animals? What are the latest gas prices?

Ashley Smith Thomas

Founder & CEO of Freedom's Fund USA and Political Strategist

January 10th, 2022 07:51am

What is Freedom's Fund USA?

Kyle Melinn


January 10th, 2022 07:44am

Kyle and Dave weigh in on the latest news, including Former House Speaker Lee Chatfield being accused of sexual abuse and the local election races.

David Siegel

CEO of Meetup and Author of "Decide & Conquer"

January 10th, 2022 07:17am

What is the Great Resignation and how is it affecting businesses?

Andrew Abood

Principal at Abood Law Firm in East Lansing, Birmingham, Grand Rapids, & Chicago

January 10th, 2022 07:01am

Andrew weighs in on Former House Speaker Lee Chatfield now being accused of sexual abuse

Jennifer Nassour

Founder of the Pocketbook Project & Former Chairwoman for the Massachusetts Republican Party

January 10th, 2022 06:43am

Jennifer weighs in on the call held on elections by a Bipartisan Senate group

Dave Akerly

January 10th, 2022 05:01am

Dave weighs in on the latest news, including the Lions win yesterday and Councilman Brandon Betz submitting his resignation

Dr. Mark Sherwood

Doctor Who Has Treated Countless Covid Patients

January 7th, 2022 07:57am

Could the Covid-19 Omicron variant change the course of the pandemic?

Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

January 7th, 2022 07:55am

The sentencing for Ahmaud Arbery's killers is scheduled for later today

Zack Yaksich

Founder of Alana's Foundation

January 7th, 2022 07:16am

Zack, a Metro-Detroit Dad, is encouraging parents to get themselves and their kids vaccinated for the flu after his daughter passed from the illness

Jon Decker

White House Correspondent & Senior National Editor for Gray Television Affiliates

January 7th, 2022 07:15am

Jon weighs in on the events that took place in DC on the first anniversary of the January 6th Capitol Riots, including President Biden's speech

Andrea Bitely

Truscott Rossman & Former Spox with the Michigan Attorney General's Office

January 7th, 2022 06:44am

What's the latest with the Governor? Have there been a lot of secret political meetings in the past year?

Charles Marino

Sentinel Securrity Solutions CEO & Former Secret Service Supervisory Special Agent

January 7th, 2022 06:42am

Charles and Dave discuss President Biden's speech on the first anniversary of the January 6th Capitol Riots

Dave Akerly

January 7th, 2022 05:14am

Dave weighs in on the latest news, including Lansing public schools and East Lansing public schools' reactions to the Omicron variant in the new year, and the latest jobs report

Brian Cross

Branding Analyst, Founding Partner of Elasticity, & Author of "F Your Formula: Why Following Rules Is The Worst Marketing Decision You'll Ever Make"

January 6th, 2022 08:07am

Should large corporations stay away from political matters?

Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

January 6th, 2022 07:59am

Today is the first anniversary of the January 6th Capitol riots

Dustin Walsh

Health Reporter for Crains Detroit

January 6th, 2022 07:53am

How is the Covid-19 Omicron variant affecting Michigan hospitals and health care workers?

Adrian Hemond

Principal and Poliotical Strategist with Grassroots Midwest in Lansing

January 6th, 2022 07:50am

Adrian and Dave discuss the redistricting maps, as well as the possibility of Michigan not having an African American Democratic member of Congress for the first time in 65 years

Mike Murphy

Governor Cadidate in Minnesota & Mayor in Lexington, MN

January 6th, 2022 07:33am

Mike and Dave discuss Governor Ron DeSantis' vacation, as well as Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' recent vacation to Florida. Are these contradictory to statements made regarding Covid-19?

Tonya J Powers

Fox News Radio

January 6th, 2022 05:25am

How much could you win on the Powerball? How much have others won?

Stephen Semple

Buisiness Growth Consultant

January 5th, 2022 07:46am

Experts are predicting the largest wage increase since 2008.

Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

January 5th, 2022 07:34am

President Biden gives remarks after meeting with the White House COVID team.

Mike Wayland

Detroit-based Automotive Reporter - CNBC

January 5th, 2022 07:31am

Toyota beat GM in American auto sales in 2021. How are they beating the home team?

Martha Krejci

Business Coach

January 5th, 2022 07:14am

Will the new year bring an end to the Great Resignation?

Ashley Smith Thomas

Political Strategist

January 5th, 2022 07:12am

Will the Democratic Party run a more progressive candidate against Biden in 2024?

Ben Shuldiner

Superintendent - Lansing Schools

January 5th, 2022 07:09am

Lansing Schools are learning remotely for the first week of the semester, yet no other local districts are doing the same. Dave and Ben discuss.

Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

January 5th, 2022 07:04am

Dave and Eben discuss the latest in COVID vaccine developments.

Dave and Rich

January 5th, 2022 12:00am

In a segment that drew plenty of laughter from listeners, Dave and Rich discuss a bizarre story surrounding a cast member from the "90-Day Fiance" reality show.

Morgan Wright

Cyberterrorism Analyst & Chief Security Advisor at SentinelOne

January 4th, 2022 07:57am

What cyberattacks did we see the most in 2021? How did cybersecuirty companies react to these attacks?

Dave Akerly

January 4th, 2022 07:55am

Are the numbers of drug overdoses rising or falling in Lansing?

Paul Egan

State Government Reporter for the Detroit Free Press

January 4th, 2022 07:17am

What's the latest with Governor Whitmer and her upcoming State of the State?

Jon Decker

White House Correspondent for Gray Television Affiliates

January 4th, 2022 07:02am

Jon gives us the latest from The White House, including the latest snowfall in D.C. and his future travel destination with The First Lady

Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

January 4th, 2022 06:53am

How are schools in Britain safeguarding their students and staff from the new Covid-19 variant?

Adam Hussain

Newly Elected President of the Lansing City Council & 3rd Ward Councilman

January 4th, 2022 06:53am

Councilman Hussain tells us about the top issues facing the council this year, and about his new position as the President of the council

Dr. John Braccio


January 4th, 2022 04:48am

How can you find small things to make you happy in the moment?

Nikki Sheppard

Liscensed Professional Counselor

January 3rd, 2022 08:31am

How stressed are teens and young adults? Is the pandemic the main source of their stress?

Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

January 3rd, 2022 07:56am

What's the latest with gas prices? Dave weighs in on Antonio Brown's meltdown

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