The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show
Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
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July 30th, 2021 12:00am
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Dave weighs in on the recent passing of former Michigan US senator, Carl Levin
Dr. John Fleming
Former Louisiana Congressman & Medical Doctor
Dr. Fleming weighs in on a New York Times reporter deleting their tweets urging Trump supporters to be called "enemies of the state"
Lansing Schools Superintendent
Superintendent Schuldiner tells us about his first month on the job
Senior National Editor and White House Correspondent Gray TV Affilates
Jon weighs in on the passing of former Michigan US senator, Carl Levin. Jon also tells us about The First Lady's trip to Hawaii
Crains Detroit Senior Editor
How much microplastic pollution is there in the great lakes?
President of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Michigan
Jimmy and Dave discuss how blocking equal opportunity on the Delta Township corridor project hurts the local contractors and workers
Ron The Wine Guy
Why are wine prices going up everywhere?
Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo
July 29th, 2021 12:00am
Dr. Lombardo weighs in on Simone Biles not competing in the gymnastics all-around final at the Tokyo Olympics
George and Dave discuss the most recent political news from Texas
Executive Director of Michigan Auto With Detroit Chamber of Commerce
Glenn weighs in on Governor Whitmer announcing Michigan as the #1 state for automotive manufacturing according to business facilities
Jesse Goldberg Strassler
Lugnuts Media Relations and Longtime Broadcaster
How has The Lugnuts first season back since the covid-19 lock down been going?
Fox News Radio
Jeff and Dave discuss Minnesota setting new state records for murders and assaults on police officers in 2020
Leadership Training and Coaching
Should we keep the handshake after the covid-19 pandemic?
Senior Petroleum Executive gasbuddy.com
Are people deciding not to travel based on the delta variant and the record-breaking gas prices?
July 28th, 2021 12:00am
Dave and Simon discuss new controversies emerging at the Tokyo Olympics.
Dave asks Zach where 3 million dollars raised by Governor Whitmer to fight recall efforts is going.
President - Michigan State Medical Society
Dave and Pino look at the possible return of mask mandates as well as new vaccine mandates for healthcare workers.
Department of Justice delivers it's opinion:
vaccine mandates are legal.
Co-Founder - Just One Dime
What kinds of goals are realistic for hopeful entrepreneurs?
Founder - Conservative Women for a Better Future
Dave and Jennifer discuss the latest developments in the Jan 6th case.
Attorney at Law
Dave talks the hot legal cases with Wendy in our weekly legal segment.
Dr. John Braccio
July 27th, 2021 12:00am
How do you choose your life partner?
Eben weighs in on the Coalition Of Countries released joint statement on the situation in Cuba
Detroit News Political Reporter
What's the latest in Governor Whitmer's campaign news?
Spokesperson for Fair and Equal Michigan
What's the latest in the Fair and Equal Michigan petition drive?
White House Correspondent For Gray TV Affiliates
What's going on with infrastructure in Washington DC?
Tonya J Powers
How many students are applying for FAFSA this year?
How much money did Americans withdraw from their retirement savings during the pandemic?
July 26th, 2021 12:00am
Simon weighs in on the latest news with the relationship between China and the USA
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.
Editor In Chief Of The New York Analysis of Policy & Government
Frank weighs in on President Biden saying that abolishing filibuster would 'throw entire congress into chaos'
Dr. Rany Aburashed
Chief of Neurology at Memorial Healthcare in Owosso
Dr. Aburashed tells us about the ribbon cutting of the Okemos Memorial Healthcare Institute for Neuroscience
Daniel J. Geltrude
Author of "Positive Financial Karma"
Why should you put retirement savings into your IRA before your 401(k)?
Kyle and Dave discuss the most recent sports news
Ashley Smith Thomas
What's the latest in education?
What's the latest in gas prices?
Dave reports Tucker Carlson being confronted at a Montana fishing shop
Tonya J. Powers
July 23rd, 2021 12:00am
Why has there been covid outbreaks in nursing homes?
Lexington Minnesota Mayor
Are President Biden's unscripted remarks beginning to haunt him?
Charles weighs in on the latest unemployment news in Michigan
Personal Credit Repair and Credit Management Specialist
Paul weighs in on Wells Fargo shutting down personal lines of credit
Lansing City Council Member At Large & Candidate for mayor In The August 3rd Primary
Patricia gives us her campaign update
What's the latest news on face masks?
Minister and Life Coach
How can you work towards having a happy retirement?
Program Director and News Anchor WPHM Am Port Huron Michigan
Caleb tells us about boat week 2021
July 22nd, 2021 12:00am
What's the latest news in unemployment?
Principal of The Vogel Group
Bill weighs in on the democrats recent activity
CEO of Harbor Strategic
What is John's take on the campaign committee now formed for James Craig?
VP of Government Relations for The Lansing Chamber
Steve and Dave discuss the latest Lansing Chamber news
Senior National Editor and White House Correspondent for Gray Television
What's the latest news on the infrastructure bill?
Jeff weighs in on the Detroit police bringing in mental healthcare workers on some calls
Dr. Ed Peters
Cyber Security Analyst
How do you avoid cyber security attacks directed towards cryptocurrency?
Executive Director - Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association
July 21st, 2021 12:00am
Dave and Gavin discuss Jeff Bezos' trip into outer space.
Four Pharma giants appear to be settling U.S. opiod lawsuits for billions of dollars.
Former State Senator
Dave and Ted discuss the GOP's strategy for the 2022 midterms.
Castro Legal Group
What can the US do for our allies in Afghanistan and those demanding democracy in Cuba?
Dave and Chris cover hot new court cases in our weekly legal segment.
Dave and Simon discuss issues with containing COVID at the Tokyo Olympics
Mayor of Lansing
Dave and Andy talk the city's new CATA route and the Lansing Police's search for a new chief.
July 20th, 2021 12:00am
Are anxiety and ADHD similar?
Eben and Dave discuss Jeff Bezos' sending himself and others into space today
Beth weighs in on the unemployment issues in Michigan
What's the latest on employment checks in Michigan?
Senior Editor for Crains Detrioit
Chad and Dave discuss Canada's border opening up for Americans
What are the big vehicle trends this year?
Retired NYPD Lt Commander
Joe weighs in on a North Carolina college offering a course called "#AbolishthePolice"
Michigan Political Strategist
July 19th, 2021 12:00am
What was it like being stuck on the Mackinac bridge on Sunday?
David and Dave discuss President Biden's visit to Capitol Hill
Hope College President
Is Hope College offering its future students free tuition?
President and CEO of CATA in Lansing
Will CATA be adding a new bus route?
Kyle and Dave discuss the Mackinac bridge bomb threat that happened on Sunday
Political Strategist and Founder & CEO of Freedom's Fund USA
Will Texas' democrat lawmakers be returning to their state?
Author of "The 60% Solution: Rethinking Healthcare"
July 16th, 2021 12:00am
Will Americans need to start wearing masks indoors again to protect themselves from the covid-19 delta variant?
The GOP National Committeewoman For Maryland
What's the latest in voting bills?
Has the Indianapolis FBI office dragged its feet on the Larry Nassar case?
Government Affairs Lead for The Michigan Municipal League
The Michigan Municipal League applauds the 1.5 billion dollar budget approved by the senate to fix local bridges and roads
News Editor for The Greenville MI Daily
What do townships think of giant windmill turbines?
Can public schools and universities require students and faculty to be vaccinated for covid-19?
Dr. Michael Lewis
Colonel, Infectious Disease Specialist
What's the next phase for covid-19 vaccines?
Corporate Recruiter and The Director of Recruiting with VIP
July 15th, 2021 12:00am
Casey weighs in on teenagers taking high paying jobs and filling the employment gaps left by adults during COVID
Tonya tells us about Chick-Fil-A being involved in another discrimination scandal
Dave and Joe discuss the latest news in voting during elections
Attorney and LCC Trustee
Trustee Abood shares the results of the reports and changes for LCC policing policies during the last year
Executive Director of The National Council of Dementia Minds
Brenda tells us about The National Council of Dementia Minds; they're the first known non-profit organization governed by persons living with neurocognitive disorders
Rachel tells us about President Biden heading to the hill to chat up democratic senators on budget, voting rights, and infrastructure
CEO of The Mighty Oaks Foundation
Dave and Jeremy discuss the US nearing its endgame in Afghanistan
Senior Petroleum Analyst - GasBuddy.com
Pat tells us that there's going to be a gas price spike in Michigan. When will this spike occur?
Dave and Rich
Dave and Rich report the latest news
July 14th, 2021 12:00am
Dave and Eben talk the FDA's new warning about the J&J vaccine.
Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television
Dave and Jon discuss the latest and greatest in national news
Ingham County Clerk
Dave and Barb look at new clean-slate and voter rights programs.
Executive Director - Fair Maps Michigan
Dave examines Tony's bold statement about former President Donald Trump
Wendy joins Dave in our weekly legal segment.
July 13th, 2021 12:00am
Dr. Braccio explains how bad money habits can affect your mental health
Rachel weighs in on lawmakers voicing their support for Cuba's protesters
Councilwoman Carol Wood
Lansing City Councilwoman
Councilwoman Wood tells us about the first in person meeting for the city council since the covid lock down
Associate Processor of Forensic Science at The University of New Haven
Lawrence weighs in on drug companies and suppliers being on trial over the opioid epidemic
Senator Curtis Hertel
Michigan State Senator
Senator Hertel and Dave weigh in on the latest news, including the latest baseball news
California schools requiring masks to be worn by students and staff for Fall 2021
Dr. Scott Conard
Doctor, Author, Clinical Researcher, and Advisor to 24 Corporations across the country in the fight against COVID
Dr. Conard tells us about the highly-contagious covid-19 delta variant
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