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Tony Vernaci

Tony Vernaci stops by to debrief listeners on the recent Aerospace Industry Summit in Detroit and discuss the future of aerospace in Michigan.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

December 6th, 2019 12:00am

Live in Washington D.C. Rachel Sutherland gives the latest update on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announcement of articles of impeachment against President Trump.

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Ted Harvey

Committee to Defend the President Chairman

December 6th, 2019 12:00am

Ted and Dave talk about a Pennsylvania mother who said her children killed themselves, but now is being charged with murder, Google removing 300 Donald Trump Ads for violating the company policy, and more.

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Tom Barrett

State Senator- Charlotte (R)

December 6th, 2019 12:00am

State Senator Tom Barrett talks about what took the state budget so long to finally become visible, and more information on a bill that purpose is to protect whistle blowers.

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Dan Adcock

Policy Director

December 6th, 2019 12:00am

Dan Adcock talks with Dave about the National Committee, who is partnering with AARP to put on a town hall discussion soon about the prescription drug pricing issue.

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Sam Inglot

Deputy Communications Director - Progress Michigan

December 6th, 2019 12:00am

Sam shares with Dave the reasoning of Progress Michigan taking their findings of Michiganders not being in favor of big corporate welfare directly to members of the Michigan Legislature.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 6th, 2019 12:00am

Jon Decker gives the latest on the White House reaction of the impeachment articles.

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Nancy Little

Licensed Professional Counselor

December 6th, 2019 12:00am

Nancy talks with Dave about why the U.S. Life Expectancy rate is on the decline.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 5th, 2019 12:00am

Jon Decker gives the latest update on the impeachment hearing, and on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is scheduled to make a statement on the hearing later this morning.

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Curtis Hertel

State Senator

December 5th, 2019 12:00am

Senator Curtis Hertel gives new updates on the state budget.

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Shabbir Safdar

Partnership for Safe Medicines

December 5th, 2019 12:00am

Shabbir stops by to talk about the importance of safe medicines for patients, as he is testifying later this morning at the House Committee Meeting here in Lansing.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

December 5th, 2019 12:00am

Andrew and Dave discuss how Michigan’s trial court system is broken, and possibly heading towards a financial emergency.

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Emily Lawler

Lead State Government Reporter for MLive

December 5th, 2019 12:00am

Emily talks about the liquor shortage that has recently occurred in Michigan due to delayed deliveries.

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Ira Mehlman

Media Director - Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)

December 5th, 2019 12:00am

Ira and Dave discuss important issues currently happening at the Mexico Border.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

December 5th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Chicago Jeff Monosso talks about the new federal rule that could result in hundreds of thousands of people losing their Food Stamp benefits.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

December 4th, 2019 12:00am

Wendy and Dave talk about court room topics, including a case where a girlfriend encouraged her boyfriend to take his own life.

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Professor Allan Saxe

University of Texas at Arlington - Political Science Professor

December 4th, 2019 12:00am

Professor Allan Saxe and Dave share their opinions on what age they feel is too old to run for President of the United States.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

December 4th, 2019 12:00am

Dave talks College Basketball, and he also gives an update on how well retailers performed during Thanksgiving weekend, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday.

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Brent Forsberg

Lansing Developer with Urban Solutions

December 4th, 2019 12:00am

Brent stops by to give the latest updates on the 600 block of South Washington Street, the 100 block of East Malcolm X Street that use to be the former Deluxe Inn site, and more.

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Paul Egan

Detroit Free Press

December 4th, 2019 12:00am

Paul and Dave talk about the impact that the Michigan Indian Tribe leaders have on sports betting within the state, and what that can mean in the future if they don't receive their support.

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Laura Cox

MI GOP Chairwoman

December 4th, 2019 12:00am

Laura talks with Dave about Vice President Mike Pence coming to campaign in West Michigan today.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 4th, 2019 12:00am

Jon Decker gives the latest update on why the White House is choosing not to send representation to the impeachment hearing today.

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Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Cardiologist

December 4th, 2019 12:00am

Dr. Stephen Sinatra shares with Dave how a substantial loss of income could affect ones health.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

December 3rd, 2019 12:00am

On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he talks about Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and how it affects the lives of many daily.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

December 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Dave talks about President Trump visiting the UK for the NATO meeting.

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Jonathan Oosting

Bridge Magazine

December 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Jonathan stops by to talk about Representative Larry Inman’s case and trial.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council At-Large

December 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Peter and Dave talk all things going on in the capital area like a possible temple property being placed between Cedar Street and Chavez Street, and more information on the Moore’s Park renovation plan.

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Hondo Carpenter

SI Spartan Nation

December 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Hondo and Dave talk sports, including college basketball as the Spartans get ready to play against Duke tonight at 9:30, and Michigan’s fast progress of being un-ranked to coming in as #4 in the country.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

December 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Live in Miami Eben Brown gives the latest on the Supreme Court hearing the biggest second amendment gun case in almost a decade.

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Dusty Hall

December 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Dusty Hall and Dave talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), and how it can influence depression.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

December 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Rachel gives us the latest on the President Trump impeachment controversy.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

December 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Simon and Dave preview the NATO meeting.

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John Collins

Critical Victories

December 2nd, 2019 12:00am

John discusses his involvement in the investigation of the 1996 Olympic bombings.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator - East Lansing

December 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Curtis gives us an update on supplemental budget talks as state lawmakers return from break.

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Kyle Melinn

MIRS News Co-Owner and Editor

December 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Kyle and Dave hold their weekly discussion on state government issues.

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Michael Law

Political Analyst and Author of "Founders' Revolution”

December 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Michael weighs in on questions that are looming over the next impeachment hearings.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

December 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Adrienne breaks down the weekly local and statewide gas price averages.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Jon recaps President Trump's past weekend.

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Aaron Kowalski

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

November 29th, 2019 12:00am

Aaron and Dave discuss what Americans can do to afford insulin with diabetes on the rise.

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Janice Dean

Fox News Sr. Meteorologist

November 29th, 2019 12:00am

Janice breaks down her new book titled, "Mostly Sunny".

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William Strauss

Senior Economic Advisor of Chicago's Federal Reserve

November 29th, 2019 12:00am

William and Dave break down the October numbers from the monthly Michigan Retailers Association/Fed Reserve Bank of Chicago report.

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Mark Warner

Infectious Disease Expert

November 29th, 2019 12:00am

Mark gives listeners tips on how to avoid getting sick during airline travel.

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Gianno Caldwell

Political Analyst

November 29th, 2019 12:00am

Gianno discuss his new book titled "Taken for Granted".

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Keith Barthold

Cyber Security Analyst

November 29th, 2019 12:00am

Keith and Dave talk about a "juice jacking" (phone hacking) warning from police at charging stations in airports and other places.

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Jim McElwain

CMU Head Football Coach

November 29th, 2019 12:00am

McElwain previews today's big game between his Chippewas and Toledo. The Chips clinch the MAC West title with a win.

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Ron The Wine Guy

November 29th, 2019 12:00am

Ron and Dave discuss giving wine to a friend or loved one as a gift with the holiday season now underway.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 27th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C. Rachel Sutherland gives the latest update on the Iranian Commander sending out a warning to the U.S., and other allies.

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Keith Lambert

Vice President of Business Attraction, LEAP

November 27th, 2019 12:00am

Keith and Dave talk about Wayfair, who received approval for two grants with a combined total of 2.5 million. It's adding over 500 full-time jobs to Meridian Township.

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Joe DiSano

Lansing Democratic Political Consultant

November 27th, 2019 12:00am

Joe and Dave discuss the Democratic state of affairs with both the latest presidential race debate and impeachment.

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Tim Daman

President and CEO of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

November 27th, 2019 12:00am

Tim stops by to talk about his reaction to Wayfair creating over 500 new jobs in Meridian Township, and the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, who’s celebrating small business Saturday with local small business this weekend.

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Michael Starr Hopkins

Democratic Strategist

November 27th, 2019 12:00am

Michael talks with Dave about Michael Bloomberg, who just entered the presidential race against anti-rich Democratic candidates.

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Mark Lewis

CEO of Netalico and Holiday Shopping Expert

November 27th, 2019 12:00am

Mark Lewis talks all about Black Friday deals, and how to get the best out of the mega-shopping event.

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Hondo Carpenter

SI Spartan Nation

November 27th, 2019 12:00am

Hondo and Dave talk sports, including the basketball wrap up of MSU vs. Georgia at the Maui Invitational, and Spartan football with MSU vs. Maryland this Saturday.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

November 26th, 2019 12:00am

On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he expresses that it is time to look for the silver lining right now with the Thanksgiving holiday coming up in just a few days.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

November 26th, 2019 12:00am

Tonya J. Powers stops by to talk about the new DHS boss that unveiled the strategy for stopping migrants, guns, and drugs.

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Nick Kovacevich

CEO of KushCo

November 26th, 2019 12:00am

Nick shares with Dave why he feels the black market is the one to blame for the severe lung illness outbreak in the vaping industry.

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Dennis Lennox

Michigan Political Strategist

November 26th, 2019 12:00am

Dennis and Dave talk about a term limit lawsuit that was brought by a number of former state lawmakers, both GOP and Democrats.

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Jim Irvine

Major Capital Area Coordinator - The Salvation Army

November 26th, 2019 12:00am

Major Jim shares information on the Salvation Army starting its iconic Red Kettles campaign today.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

November 26th, 2019 12:00am

Jon Decker stops by to discuss the U.S. court ruling on the White House counsel that could encourage witnesses to talk in the impeachment probe.

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Geoff Kimmerly

Media & Content Coordinator - MHSAA

November 26th, 2019 12:00am

Geoff talks with Dave about a postgame altercation that took place after the Detroit Denby vs. Almont game held at Walled Lake Central High School last week.

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Debbie Dingell

U.S. Representative

November 25th, 2019 12:00am

Representative Debbie Dingell talks about a new economy act that is aiming to ensure 100% clean energy by 2050.

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Heather Driscoll & Dawn Crandall

Home Partners & MI Association of Home Builders

November 25th, 2019 12:00am

Heather and Dawn stop by to talk about the state of economy concerning homes, and how the supply numbers are down in Michigan.

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Curtis Hertel

Senator (D-East Lansing)

November 25th, 2019 12:00am

Senator Curtis Hertel talks with Kyle about new details with the state budget, and he expresses his concerns over comments made by Senator Mike Shirkey.

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Kristina Lyke

US Representative 8th Congressional District Canidate

November 25th, 2019 12:00am

Kristina talks about her new mission of running for US Representative of the 8th Congressional District.

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Paul Junge

8th Congressional District Canidate

November 25th, 2019 12:00am

Paul talks with Kyle about why he is choosing to run for Congress in the 8th Congressional District.

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Kimberly Fenn

MSU Department of Psychology

November 25th, 2019 12:00am

Kimberly talks about a new study conducted by MSU Psychology department that shows that sleep deprivation effects you more than prior theories have suggested.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

November 25th, 2019 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland stops by to give the weekly update on local and statewide gas prices.

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Rahb Lopatin

JCRC/AJR

November 25th, 2019 12:00am

Rahb and Kyle recap the Silver Bells event that happened this past weekend in the capital city, as well as a menorah that is now right next to the state Christmas Tree.

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Pete Lucido

State Senator

November 25th, 2019 12:00am

Senator Pete Lucido expresses his concerns over Governor Whitmer decision to veto out multiple programs and initiatives across the state of Michigan.

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Zach Burau

Travel Expert

November 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Zach talks Thanksgiving traveling, including the best and worst times to hit the road.

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Jesse Byrnes

Associate Editor of The Hill

November 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Jesse shares with Rich updates for the 2020 forecast with the Trump Administration, including what things will stay the same for them and what things will change.

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Dr. Eudene Harry

Medical Expert in Preventative Medicine

November 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Dr. Eudene Harry stops by to discuss the decline in high cholesterol and heart attack cases due to health advancements.

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Andy Schor

Mayor of Lansing

November 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Mayor Andy Schor talks with Rich about the Moores Park meeting last night, the Reutter Park meeting that's scheduled for early next month, and the Silver Bells holiday event happening tonight here in the capital city.

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Tony Lazzaro

Republican Strategist

November 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Tony talks with Rich about the impeachment hearing giving new focus on foreign policy, and whether or not it could be hurting global relationships.

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John Bursch

Bursch Law

November 22nd, 2019 12:00am

John and Rich talk about federal lawsuits that challenges constitutionality of Michigan term limits.

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Mindy Biladeau

Director of Special Events and Programming for LEPFA

November 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Mindy shares all the information on the Silver Bells holiday event that is happening later today and tomorrow in the capital city.

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Nicolee Ambrose

Former National YR Chair

November 21st, 2019 12:00am

Nicolee and Rich talk about whether or not Mike Bloomberg can buy his way into presidency with the billions of dollars he has.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

November 21st, 2019 12:00am

Live in Atlanta Eben Brown recaps lasts night Democratic Debate.

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Dr. Edward Peters

Expert on Artificial Intelligence

November 21st, 2019 12:00am

Dr. Edward Peters talks about experts, who are saying that artificial intelligence is not accurate to analyze national security threats.

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Chad Livengood

Crain's Detroit

November 21st, 2019 12:00am

Chad and Rich talk about GM filing a racketeering lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, saying they corrupted labor talks.

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Chris Bussler

Author

November 21st, 2019 12:00am

Chris Bussler talks about his multi-award winning book “No Tougher Duty, No Greater Honor”. He will be visiting the Mason Branch Library later this evening for a meet and greet.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 21st, 2019 12:00am

Live in Washington D.C. Rachel Sutherland gives the latest update on the impeachment hearing.

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Michael Martinez

Automotive News

November 21st, 2019 12:00am

Live form the Los Angeles Auto Show Michael Martinez shares what has stood out so far to him, the revealing for the Ford Mach-E, and the latest on UAW negotiations.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

November 20th, 2019 12:00am

Eben Brown talks about the Democratic Debate happening tonight in Atlanta, and who is scheduled to be on the stage.

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Hussan Giordano

Political Insider

November 20th, 2019 12:00am

Hussan and Rich discuss conflicted trust in the media, and how over two-thirds of Americans have a hard time distinguishing what information is true and what is not.

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Spencer McGowan

Senior Portfolio Manager for The McGowan Group Asset Management

November 20th, 2019 12:00am

Spencer talks with Rich about how the health issues of the millennial generation could harm the future of the US economy.

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Carol Wood

Lansing City Council President

November 20th, 2019 12:00am

Carol Wood talks with Rich about the corridor improvement authorities that was recently created to improve key business corridors.

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JooYeun Chang

Michigan DHHS Children Services Agency Executive Director

November 20th, 2019 12:00am

JooYeun and Rich talk about MDHHS new programs that’s aiming to find adoptive families for children faster.

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Loretta Powers

Legal Analyst

November 20th, 2019 12:00am

Loretta Powers talk all things legal, including how firing medical marijuana patients for drug use would be banned under a new bill in Florida.

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Hondo Carpenter

SI Spartan Nation

November 20th, 2019 12:00am

Hondo talks sports with Rich, including the press conference yesterday where Mark Dantonio announced that he plans on returning back for the 2020 Football season.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services in East Lansing

November 19th, 2019 12:00am

On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he talks about how you can overcome a negative naggy attitude.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 19th, 2019 12:00am

Rachel Sutherland gives the latest details on the impeachment investigation, and who’s on the hot seat for today's hearing.

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Adam Hussain

Lansing City Council 3rd Ward

November 19th, 2019 12:00am

Adam talks with Dave about the MDOT public meeting that’s happening today from 4PM-6PM at LCC’s West Campus. They’re scheduled to discuss a 60 million project to improve I-496 between I-96 and Lansing Road next year.

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Jae Siercks

Buick-GMC Communications

November 19th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the Los Angeles Auto Show Jae Siercks talks with Dave about the all new GMC Acadia AT4 making its debut.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

November 19th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House Jon Decker gives the latest update on President Trump possibly considering testifying for the Impeachment Hearing.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

November 19th, 2019 12:00am

Andrew talks with Dave about the ribbon cutting event for one of the largest sculptures in Michigan located at the new quadrangle in the heart of the Lansing Community College campus. The event takes place from 12PM-1PM this Friday.

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Shad Balch

Chevrolet Communications

November 19th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the Los Angeles Auto Show Shad Balch talks about the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible that's making its debut.

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Evan Brown

Fox News Radio

November 18th, 2019 12:00am

Evan gives an update on the Saturday voting that took place in Louisiana this past weekend.

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Aneesa McMillan

Director of Strategists Communications at Priorities USA

November 18th, 2019 12:00am

Aneesa shares with Dave the lawsuits that have been filed against the state of Michigan from Priorities USA.

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Brad Blakeman

Former Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush

November 18th, 2019 12:00am

Brad and Dave talk about the new democratic candidate who announced that they’re running for 2020 President.

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Robin Naeyaert

Ingham County Commissioner

November 18th, 2019 12:00am

Robin Naeyaert talks with Dave about more millage votes that is coming the way of Ingham County voters in 2020.

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