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Jon Decker

Jon Decker, who was in attendance at last night's joint congress session where President Biden spoke, gives details from the night.

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Mike Zeller

Business and Career Strategist

May 10th, 2021 12:00am

Mike and Dave talk about millennials in the workforce.

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Mike Bishop

Former Congressman 8th district MI GOP

May 10th, 2021 12:00am

Mike weighs in on James Craig's possible candidacy in the Governor's race.

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Chuck Smith

Former U.S. Attorney Special Assistant

May 10th, 2021 12:00am

Chuck gives us his perspective on the story surrounding President Biden's photos of an empty migrant facility.

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Ben Schuldiner

Incoming Lansing schools superintendent

May 10th, 2021 12:00am

Ben talks about his move to Lansing from NYC to become superintendent.

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Rich Studley

Michigan Chamber of Commerce

May 10th, 2021 12:00am

Rich reacts to the Governor's order for Enbridge to shut down the Line 5 pipeline this week.

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Kyle Melinn

MIRS News

May 10th, 2021 12:00am

Kyle and Dave take up statewide government issues like the Governor's controversial trip to Florida....and James Craig's possible gubernatorial run.

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Rob Weinhold

Crisis leadership specialist

May 10th, 2021 12:00am

Rob discusses the recent admittance from White House press secretary Jen Psaki that she often recommends that President not take impromptu questions from reporters.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

May 10th, 2021 12:00am

Adrienne and Dave talk about gas prices throughout the state.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

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.

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Bobb Barr

Former congressman

May 7th, 2021 12:00am

Donald Trump promises his supporters will be happy once he makes his 2024 announcement. Bobb Barr gives his take.

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Tom Judd

President - Michigan Brain Injury Provider Council 

May 7th, 2021 12:00am

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.

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Jonathan Oosting

Reporter - Bridge Michigan

May 7th, 2021 12:00am

A Michigan House Committee meeting on vaccine passports that featured anti-vaxxers and conspiracy theories, Jonathan Oosting reports.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

May 7th, 2021 12:00am

President Joe Biden has still not made a trip to the border. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Gina Berkemeier

Author of Generations Deep

May 7th, 2021 12:00am

With mother's day approaching, Gina Berkemeier speaks on the generational bond we have with our mothers.

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Ron The Wine Guy

Wine Expert and Enthusiast

May 7th, 2021 12:00am

How much should you pay for a bottle of space wine? Ron the Wine Guy shares his expertise.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

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.

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Alex Vogel

CEO - The Vogel Group

May 6th, 2021 12:00am

Liz Cheney, Mitch Mcconnell, and the battle for control of the future of the GOP. Alex Vogel gives insight.

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Mike Wayland

Automative Reporter - CNBC

May 6th, 2021 12:00am

GM's earnings exceeded expectations while Ford temporarily shut down plants. Mike Wayland reports.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator (D) - East Lansing

May 6th, 2021 12:00am

Sen. Curtis Hertel talks the controversial senate election bills, Michigan's reopening plan, and more

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Bob Filka

Executive Director - Home Builders Association of Michigan

May 6th, 2021 12:00am

Bob Filka talks the skyrocketing price of lumber and other materials, and how the housing market has been affected.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

May 6th, 2021 12:00am

The paycheck protection program has been exhausted. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland gives the details.

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Dr. Rosie Chauhan

Rheumatologist ; Author of 'Healer'

May 6th, 2021 12:00am

New research tying a Covid-related syndrome to neurological symptoms in kids. Dr. Rosie Chauhan explains.

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Melissa Danielsen

CEO - Joshin

May 5th, 2021 12:00am

Melissa discusses how mothers are struggling to break into the workforce in the U-S.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

May 5th, 2021 12:00am

Simon updates us on a North Korean defector running for election in Britain.

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Khrishna Ghodiwala

Democratic Strategist

May 5th, 2021 12:00am

Khrishna weighs in on White House claims that the border crisis is not President Biden's fault.

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Lauren Gibbons

MLive Reporter

May 5th, 2021 12:00am

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.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

May 5th, 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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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

May 5th, 2021 12:00am

Linda brings us the latest on the downward trend of Covid cases and hospitalizations.

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Josh Miller

Co-Founder - Owen's Craft Mixers

May 5th, 2021 12:00am

Josh on this Cinco De Mayo talks about why tequila is considered the spirit of choice among consumers during the Covid pandemic.

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Dr Jon Stevens

Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

May 5th, 2021 12:00am

Dr Stevens provides some tips for people who are not looking forward to returning to the office at the end of the Covid pandemic.

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Dr. John Braccio

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.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

May 4th, 2021 12:00am

Dave gives his take on the recent comments from Senate Majority leader Mike Shirkey on herd immunity in Michigan.

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Bob Trezise

President & CEO - Lansing Economic Area Partnership

May 4th, 2021 12:00am

How does Lansing stack up against other thriving communities in the country? Bob Trezise talks LEAP's new benchmarking report.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

May 4th, 2021 12:00am

President Biden's trip to Virginia, an expansion to the refugee limit, and more. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Rich Chylla

Executive Director - MSU Technologies

May 4th, 2021 12:00am

Federally-funded research on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy could be at stake at MSU. Rich Chylla explains.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

May 4th, 2021 12:00am

Tonya J Powers on which states are leading the way in the fight against Covid-19, and which states are lagging behind.

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Scott Kirsner

CEO and Co-founder - Innovation Leader 

May 4th, 2021 12:00am

People are more trusting of technology than they are of other people. Scott Krishner gives insight.

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Dave Akerly & Phil Goudiaby

1320 WILS

May 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Dave and Phil discuss the weekend's events including the Lion's NFL draft and the Kentucky Derby.

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Dave Leventhal

Senior Washington Correspondent - Insider

May 3rd, 2021 12:00am

President Biden's calls for unity ring hollow to many Republicans in Washington. Dave Leventhal gives insight.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

May 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Mayor Andy Schor and Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin are teaming up to improve Michigan Avenue and re-imagine policing. Mayor Schor explains.

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Jesse Goldberg-Strassler

Broadcaster & Media Relations - Lansing Lugnuts

May 3rd, 2021 12:00am

The Lansing Lugnuts will play for the first time in 20 years. Jesse Goldberg-Strassler tells what fans can expect.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News

May 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Kyle Melinn talks a Michigan lawmaker's arrest, redistricting, and all things state politics.

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Rob Weinhold

Chief Executive of the Fallston Group; Crisis Leadership Specialist

May 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Mitch Mcconnell says the Republican party is, "looking forward". Rob Weinhold talks Trump's impact on the future of the GOP.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

May 3rd, 2021 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state and takes a look back at Michigan's gas record from 10 years ago.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

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.

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Nicolee Ambrose

Republican National Committeewoman for Maryland

April 30th, 2021 12:00am

Nicolee Ambrose grades President Biden's speech to congress and his first hundred days in office.

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Brian Calley

President - Small Business Owners Association of MI

April 30th, 2021 12:00am

Brian Calley gives his take on the Governor's 'Vac to Normal' plan for reopening Michigan's economy.

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Dr. Chris Haynes

Professor of Political Science & Legal Studies - University of New Haven

April 30th, 2021 12:00am

Young people are moving in droves and changing the demographics in some southern states. Chris Haynes gives insight.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

April 30th, 2021 12:00am

Dave speaks on the Lions first-round draft pick and how Pennei Sewell fits into the team's future.

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Sam Inglot

Communications Director - Progress Michigan

April 30th, 2021 12:00am

Sam Inglot talks 'Close Lansing Loopholes', the effort to expand transparency with Michigan lawmakers.

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Julio Gonzalez

CEO - Engineered Tax Services

April 30th, 2021 12:00am

Julio Gonzalaz talks taxes and what red flags can trigger an audit from the IRS.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

April 29th, 2021 12:00am

Dave takes a second look at President Biden's address to a joint session of congress last night.

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Anna Paulina Luna

Vice President & Chief Correspondent - El American

April 29th, 2021 12:00am

Anna Paulina Luna gives her take on President Biden's speech to congress and his first 100 days in office.

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Craig Mauger

Political Reporter - Detroit News

April 29th, 2021 12:00am

The senate elections committee taking on a huge package of bills. Craig Mauger reports.

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Tim Daman

President & CEO - Lansing Chamber of Commerce

April 29th, 2021 12:00am

Tim Daman talks the Lansing Regional Chamber's support of 'Fair and Equal Michigan', a campaign for LGBTQ equal right's.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

April 29th, 2021 12:00am

Jon Decker, who was in attendance at last night's joint congress session where President Biden spoke, gives details from the night.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

April 29th, 2021 12:00am

The City of Chicago is exploring the idea of a vaccine passport for concerts and other events. Live from Chicago, Jeff Monosso reports.

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Gust Kepler

Founder & CEO - Blackboxstocks Inc.

April 29th, 2021 12:00am

Is Bitcoin too volatile to be viable? Gust Kepler talks investing in cryptocurrency.

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Tonya J Powers

Fox News Radio

April 28th, 2021 12:00am

Tonya brings us an update on the latest guidance from the CDC on outdoor mask wearing.

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Mustafa Tameez

Democratic Strategist

April 28th, 2021 12:00am

Mustafa weighs in on a new Fox News poll focusing on President Biden's first 100 days in office.

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Julie Brixie

State Representative (D) - 69th District Meridian Township

April 28th, 2021 12:00am

Julie, a gun control advocate, looks ahead to a big Supreme Court case involving the right to conceal carry.

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Chad Livengood

Crains Detroit

April 28th, 2021 12:00am

Chad explains why he feels changes are needed for Michigan's recycling law.

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Gary Peters

U.S. Senator

April 28th, 2021 12:00am

Gary and Dave discuss several issues including the auto industry's future, a newly-announced Ford plant, and tonight's presidential address to Congress

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Gina Morello

Travel Analyst

April 28th, 2021 12:00am

Gina tells us about how airlines are being hit by fake Covid-19 certificates.

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Rick Armstrong

Texas Attorney

April 28th, 2021 12:00am

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

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John Sellek

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.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

April 27th, 2021 12:00am

Shuffling in the house, redistricting, and the latest in Washington DC. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

April 27th, 2021 12:00am

Peter Spadafore gives the latest from Lansing city council.

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Eric Jackson

Former Special Agent for the FBI

April 27th, 2021 12:00am

The FBI is warning local law enforcement agencies to prepare for increases in crime over the summer. Eric Jackson gives insight.

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Marc Macdonald

Nutrition & Fitness analyst; Author of “Body Confidence”

April 27th, 2021 12:00am

Marc Macdonald on how to correct unhealthy eating habits developed during the pandemic.

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Eric Jackson

Former Special Agent for the FBI

April 27th, 2021 12:00am

The FBI is warning local law enforcement agencies to prepare for increases in crime over the summer. Eric Jackson gives insight.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

April 27th, 2021 12:00am

Dr. John Braccio speaks on how the pandemic has affected the mental health of children.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

April 27th, 2021 12:00am

The European Union could require travelers to be vaccinated before entry. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.

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Dave Akerly & Phil Goudiaby

1320 WILS

April 26th, 2021 12:00am

Dave and Phil discuss last night's unconventional Oscars awards show.

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Dr. Meena Bose

Executive Dean of Public Policy - Hofstra University

April 26th, 2021 12:00am

Dr. Meena Bose gives her take on the prospect of DC statehood.

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Narine Manukova

Director of Advertising and Marketing - Kolt Communications

April 26th, 2021 12:00am

President Biden becomes the first U.S. president to formally acknowledge the Armenian genocide. Narine Manukova gives her reaction.

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Lance Larusso

Former law enforcement officer

April 26th, 2021 12:00am

A man in Farmington Hills was falsely identified as a suspect due to facial recognition technology. Lance Larusso talks the use of A.I in policing.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

April 26th, 2021 12:00am

Kyle Mellin breaks down the details from the arrest of 11th District Rep. Jewel Jones

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Rob Weinhold

Chief Executive of the Fallston Group; Crisis Leadership Specialist

April 26th, 2021 12:00am

Vice President Kamala Harris has been quiet on the border since taking on the issue. Rob Weinhold addresses the issue.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

April 26th, 2021 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

President Biden's Climate Summit, DC statehood, and more. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Audrea Taylor Decker

Political Analyst

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

Audrea Taylor Decker gives her take on the idea of making Washington DC the 51st state.

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Garrick Rochow

CEO - Consumer's Energy

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

Gov. Whitmer announced that State of Michigan offices will use 100% Renewable Energy by 2025. Garrick Rochow gives details.

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Paul Traub

Senior Economist - Chicago's Federal Reserve Bank

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

Paul Traub breaks down the most recent retail index numbers, which show Michigan retail's in great shape.

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Robin Naeyaert

Realtor - Exit Realty Advantage

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

Robin Naeyaert talks the current state of the housing market and why right now is a great time to sell.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

President Biden aims to cut emissions 50 percent by 2030. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland gives the latest.

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Ron The Wine Guy

Wine Expert and Enthusiast

April 23rd, 2021 12:00am

Ron The Wine Guy stops by to talk a new study that shows people enjoy wine more if it's expensive.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

The Billionaire-backed 'Super League' for major soccer teams in Europe busts after massive backlash. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.

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Desiree Tims

Democratic Strategist; Attorney

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

President Biden's first State of the Union address could see a delay. Desiree Tims talks the significance of the upcoming address.

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Adrian Hemond

CEO - Grassroots Midwest

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

The GOP-led House has proposed quarterly budgets for many state departments. Adrian Hemond tells why this his great for him, but bad for the people.

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Daniel J. Geltrude

Founder - Geltrude & Company, LLC 

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

Daniel J. Geltrude on things to know before paying your tax bill.

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Todd Heywood

Independent Lansing Journalist

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

Todd Heywood breaks down the upcoming local elections including the races for City council and for Mayor.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

The Department of Justice is launching a probe into police practices in Minneapolis. Jeff Monosso reports.

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Todd Furniss

CEO & Founder - gTC Group

April 22nd, 2021 12:00am

Why do so many from Gen Z not want the vaccine? Todd Furniss addresses the issue.

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Rich Herl and Kyle Melinn

April 21st, 2021 12:00am

Dave, Rich, and Kyle discuss several topics including Covid, the Derek Chauvin verdict, and the lack of snow in the Lansing area.

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John Pudner

Former Romney 2008 adviser

April 21st, 2021 12:00am

John weighs in on legislation that would expand the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

April 21st, 2021 12:00am

Andrew weighs in on the Derek Chauvin verdict.

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Kevin Petersen

Chronic Hope Institute founder

April 21st, 2021 12:00am

Kevin and Dave discuss the best ways to readjust to our normal lives as Covid restrictions are being lifted across the U.S.

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Jon Decker

Gray TV/WILX TV White House correspondent

April 21st, 2021 12:00am

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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David Hume

Lansing Radisson Hotel

April 21st, 2021 12:00am

David talks about his business's Meeting Bubble program.

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