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Todd Heywood

Reports on the potential of a grocery store near downtown Lansing.

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Steve Dulan

Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners

December 14th, 2018 12:00am

The number of annual gun deaths has increased by roughly 10,000 in 20 years; however, Dulan states the qualifiers for a "gun death" are too inclusive.

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Professor Allan Saxe

Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington

December 14th, 2018 12:00am

Dave visits The Good Professor to speak on everything from the migrant caravan's recent plea for cash to the assassination of JFK.

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Rick Jones

State Senator

December 14th, 2018 12:00am

Sen. Jones (R) looks back on his biggest achievements in Michigan legislature as he completes his final term in Senate.

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Brandon Dillon

Chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party

December 14th, 2018 12:00am

Addresses why he has decided to not return to his post as chairman of Michigan's democratic party next year.

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Ashley Brown

Executive Director - Harvard Electricity Policy Group

December 14th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses how Michigan utility providers can adhere to the 2016 Energy Law and stay on track to an energy efficient future.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 14th, 2018 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on President Trump's comments on GM and the sentencing of Michael Cohen.

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Ron The Wine Guy

December 14th, 2018 12:00am

Ron discusses ways to preserve unfinished bottles of wine.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

December 13th, 2018 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the likelihood of a federal government shutdown.

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Tony Lazzaro

Conservative Political Consultant

December 13th, 2018 12:00am

Reacts to the on-air verbal altercation between President Trump, Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi.

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Tim Daman

President & CEO of Lansing Chamber of Commerce

December 13th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses Lansing business and gives the city an economic forecast for 2019.

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Dr. David Oualaalou

Global Affairs Consultant, award-winning Educator

December 13th, 2018 12:00am

Addresses the increasing threats to the lives of journalists across the world - what can we do to protect these global reporters?

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Tom Cochran

State Representative

December 13th, 2018 12:00am

Rep. Cochran (D) details Michigan's late night legislative session which left many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle unsatisfied.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

December 13th, 2018 12:00am

Live from Chicago, Monosso reports on a protest being held by the flight attendants of United Airlines.

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Dan McKean

Executive Director - LCC Foundation

December 13th, 2018 12:00am

Announces the exciting news that Lansing Community College has received a 1.5 million donation from the late Christian Herrmann, Jr.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

December 12th, 2018 12:00am

Live in London, Owen reports the latest on Brexit, the UK Cabinet and a no-confidence vote for British Prime Minister Theresa May.

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Loretta Powers

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

December 12th, 2018 12:00am

Weekly examination of some of the world's most wild legal stories.

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Jody Washington

Lansing City Council

December 12th, 2018 12:00am

Recaps the council's achievements in 2018, touching on the Red Cedar Project, working with a new mayor and new developments on Michigan Avenue.

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Zach Gorchow

Editor - Gongwer News

December 12th, 2018 12:00am

Reports on the new committee that will oversee the production of a tunnel for the Enbridge Line 5 pipeline.

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Sam Singh

House Democratic Leader

December 12th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses his views on lame-duck session; only eight days of lawmaking remain.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 12th, 2018 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on tension between President Trump, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi.

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Debbie Georgatos

Conservative Political Strategist

December 12th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses why conspiracy theorist Jerome Corsi is suing Robert Mueller of the Muller Investigations.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

December 11th, 2018 12:00am

The Good Doctor offers advice on how to start a new, healthy relationship after coming out of a bad one - what can we learn from our mistakes?

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

December 11th, 2018 12:00am

Live from D.C., Sutherland reports on James Comey's latest claim that President Trump's officials have secret ties with Russian affiliates.

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Triston Cole

State Representative (R-Mancelona)

December 11th, 2018 12:00am

Details revised legislation that will create a new authority to oversee the construction of the proposed Enbridge Line 5 tunnel.

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Lou Glazer

President - Michigan Future

December 11th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses what he believes Michigan must do to become a more successful and vibrant state.

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David Mittleman

Attorney for Plaintiffs in Nassar Case

December 11th, 2018 12:00am

Reacts to a 200+ page report from a recent investigation that finds roughly one year of inaction from the United States Olympic Commitee's CEO after being informed of allegations of Larry Nassar's sexual assaults.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

December 11th, 2018 12:00am

Live from Chicago, Monosso reports on news that General Motors is looking to retain tax credits.

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Chad Livengood

Reporter - Crain's Detroit Business

December 11th, 2018 12:00am

Reports on several businesses donating money into Detroit communities.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

December 10th, 2018 12:00am

Kyle and Dave take a look at what is on the table for Michigan lawmakers this week as we enter the final weeks of 2018.

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Adam Hussain

Lansing City Council

December 10th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses changes coming to Lansing's third ward including the construction of Beacon Field and purchase of property for the town square.

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Jonathan Oosting

Political Reporter - Detroit News

December 10th, 2018 12:00am

Reports on news that the campaign treasurer of Sen. Dave Robertson (R-Grand Blanc) is currently under investigation for embezzlement.

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Professor Allan Saxe

Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington

December 10th, 2018 12:00am

Dave and the Good Professor discuss the coverage and criticism of President Trump's behavior at the funeral of former president George H.W. Bush.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 10th, 2018 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on how President Trump spent his weekend and speculates on his plans this coming week.

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Daniel Krauthammer

Editor of Posthumous Book

December 10th, 2018 12:00am

Charles, the son of late, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Charles Krauthammer, speaks on helping to complete his father's posthumous book - "The Point of It All".

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Nancy Cain

AAA Michigan

December 10th, 2018 12:00am

Weekly update on statewide and local gas prices.

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Michael Law

Conservative Political Analyst

December 10th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses alleged wrongdoing by the Clinton Foundation and "hundreds of pages of evidence" that the House Oversight Subcommittee on Government Operations claims to have.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on today's narrowly avoided government shutdown.

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Emily Lawler

Reporter - MLive

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

She's been there all week; now, Lawler reports on the lame-duck sessions of Michigan's legislature.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the legal fallout of recreational marijuana and what it means for Michigan - how will we regulate high driving?

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Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.

Editor-In-Chief Of The New York Analysis of Policy & Government

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Vernuccio offers some insight into the latest words and actions of President Donald Trump.

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Dr. Kevin Sabet

CEO - Smart Approaches to Marijuana

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Explains why his group is still not done fighting against recreational marijuana.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill)'s repeated calls for the expulsion of the Saudi Ambassador to the U.S.

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Mark Fisk

Insurance Alliance of Michigan

December 7th, 2018 12:00am

Reacts to the lack of traction that no-fault insurance reform is receiving in lame-duck.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Live from D.C., Sutherland reports on the funeral of former president George H.W. Bush.

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Bob Filka

President - Home Builders Association of MI

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses why new home construction is predicted to rise by only 3% in 2019.

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Gary Peters

United States Senator (D-MI)

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Details his newest provision, regarding protection of the Great Lakes, recently signed into law by President Trump and touches on attending the late George H.W. Bush's funeral.

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Nancy Wang

President - Voters Not Politicians

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Speaks out against the lawmakers currently attempting to rewrite parts of the recently passed anti-gerrymandering amendment - are these attempts even constitutional?

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Dennis Lennox

Conservative Political Analyst

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the legalization of recreational marijuana in Michigan and other pieces of law that are still up for debate in lame-duck session.

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Jehmu Greene

Fox News Radio

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Reports on this year's unusually large number of federal government shutdowns.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

December 6th, 2018 12:00am

Live from Texas, Jeff reports on former president George H.W. Bush's final arrangements including a train ride to his burial site.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Live from NYC, Powers reports on the late George H.W. Bush's service dog - why has Sully has become an online sensation?

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Wendy Patrick

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Dave and Wendy discuss this week's most eye-catching legal headlines from across the country.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Sen. Hertel (D) speaks out against several lame-duck bills currently being discussed in legislature.

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Craig Mauger

Michigan Campaign Finance Network

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Responds to two lame-duck campaign finance bills that he says will take away power from the Secretary of State and give it to "dark money" donors.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Hondo and Dave discuss the departure of Ohio State's head football coach Urban Meyer and the Spartans' bowl game against Oregon.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Live from London, Owen reports on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo making a 60 day ultimatum toward Russia - comply with the nuclear weapons treaty or the U.S. is out.

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Audrea Taylor

GOP Political Strategist

December 5th, 2018 12:00am

Offers insight on the automotive manufacturing situation between China and the United States - will China really be getting more American cars?

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

The Good Doctor speaks on the extreme psychological, and often physical, reaction one can have after losing a spouse.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the burial services for former president George H.W. Bush.

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Steve Mitchell

Mitchell Research

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

After interacting with the late George H.W. Bush for decades, Mitchell details the ethics and character of the nation's 41st president.

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Mark Brewer

Former Democratic Party Chair

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses lame-duck session in the legislative senate - how is the GOP planning to amend the paid sick-leave initiative?

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Sean McBrearty

Clean Water Action / Oil & Water Don't Mix

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

Reacts to news that there will be no oversight from the Mackinac Bridge Authority for the construction of the tunnel for Line 5.

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Tony Spaniola

PFAS Expert

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

Details an upcoming Michigan League of Conservation Voters conference urging state lawmakers to get moving on PFAS legislation that has sat in committees for years.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 4th, 2018 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports the latest news regarding the tariffs between China and the United States.

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Susan J. Demas

Editor at Michigan Advance

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Discusses her new nonprofit website that will focus on Michigan news including politics, policy and progressive commentary; MichiganAdvance.com launches this Tuesday.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Live from D.C., Sutherland reports on the passing of former president George H.W. Bush.

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Peter Lucido

State Representative

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Rep. Lucido (R) details his plan on how to fix the state's roads using drivers' vehicle registration fees.

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Dr. Christopher Metzler

Political Strategist & Legal Scholar

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Dr. Metzler and Dave discuss the Mueller investigation and the still developing web of lies Michael Cohen has found himself in.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Kyle and Dave talk all things local politics including lame-duck session and the resignation of former MSU trustee George Perles.

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Michael Law

GOP Political Analyst

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Reacts to the passing of George H.W. Bush and news that AG Matthew Whitaker was notified by Robert Mueller’s office in advance of Michael Cohen’s plea last Thursday.

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Nancy Cain

AAA Michigan

December 3rd, 2018 12:00am

Reports this week's gas prices across the state.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Live from Argentina, Decker reports on the President attending the G20 Summit where he is currently singing a trade agreement between Canada, Mexico and the U.S.

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Pat Dehaan

Senior Petroleum Analyst - GasBuddy.com

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Addresses why gas prices are continuing to drop around Michigan and the country alike - how long will these low numbers stick around?

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Nathan Triplett

Ingham County Commisioner & Former East Lansing Mayor

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Weighs in on the comments made by Andrea Larking, an East Lansing judge opposing the consolidation of East Lansing and Lansing courts.

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Jinnea Butler

GOP Political Analyst

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses developments in the Mueller investigation and explains how this situation is shining light on some of the bigger issues within the American justice system.

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Zach Gorchow

Editor at Gongwer News

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Reports on the resignation of MSU trustee George Perles and other local and statewide news.

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Dr. Greg Hipskind

Neurologist & Brain Injury Specialist

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses the news that excessive cellular phone use has officially been linked to certain types of cancer by at least one scientific study.

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Ron The Wine Guy

November 30th, 2018 12:00am

Ron joins Dave to discuss the growing trend of American wine labels being criticized for being inaccurate or completely false when regarding where the wine was manufactured.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Live from D.C., Sutherland reports on the reappointment of Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House.

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Rick Jones

State Senator

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Sen. Jones (R) discusses which issues he is trying to push through for his final lame-duck session in Michigan legislature.

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Dustin Walsh

Senior Economic Reporter - Crains Detroit

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Reports on the political fallout of General Motors closing factories and laying off workers in Michigan and across the country alike.

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Charles Owens

MI Director - National Federation of Independent Business

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Offers insight on legislation regarding paid sick leave which is currently pending in lame-duck.

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Alicia Guevara Warren

Project Director - Kids Count

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Rejoices as the Raise the Age bills, which change the age of juvenile jurisdiction from age 17 to 18, pass out of committee this week.

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Howard Hibbard

U.S. Army Veteran & Bronze Star Recipient

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Reacts to news that the United States Army is gearing up to send autonomous vehicles into combat.

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Paul Egan

Reporter - Detroit Free Press

November 29th, 2018 12:00am

Reports on a bill passed this week that has been criticized for helping further shield "dark money" political donors.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the latest with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort; the convicted felon has allegedly lied to the FBI again.

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Larry Friedman

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Friedman, a Dallas-based lawyer, and Dave discuss some of the eye-raising legal stories running across the nation this week.

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Alana Roethle

State Party Secretary - Kansas GOP

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Reacts to news that tear gas, among other measures, is being used to deter the migrant caravan from entering the U.S.

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Pete Vargas

Campaign Manager - One Fair Wage

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Explains why he thinks the Senate should vote no on a proposal that would gut the One Fair Wage proposal; this already adopted proposal would normalize pay for tipped workers.

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Jennifer Rigterink

Michigan Municipal League

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Discusses why she believes lawmakers should vote no against the Vegetation Removal Preemption Act.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Brown reports on the fallout of the Senate race in Mississippi where Cindy Hyde-Smith (R) took the win in midst of controversy regarding her comments on public hangings.

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Shawn Tuma

Attorney & Data Protection Expert

November 28th, 2018 12:00am

Addresses news that Facebook is using your data to help companies design micro-personalized t-shirts.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

The Good Doctor phones in to discuss how emotionally stable people manage to stay stable.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Live from NYC, Powers reports on Dictionary.com's choice of "misinformation" as the word of the year.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Sen. Hertel (D) previews lame-duck session and discusses concerns with an expected lack of bipartisanship.

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Tom Barrett

State Representative

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Rep. Barrett (R) previews lame-duck session - which proposals will he and the GOP be trying to push through?

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Rich Studley

President & CEO of MI Chamber of Commerce

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Reacts to Mackinac Bridge Authority being asked to oversee the Line 5 pipeline project.

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Mike Wayland

Reporter - AutomotiveNews.com

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Reports on GM's 15,000 job layoff across North America and discusses the potential fate of particular plants in Michigan.

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Jessica Rosenthal

Fox News Radio

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Live in San Diego, Rosenthal reports on the latest with the migrants arriving at the California / U.S. border.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

November 27th, 2018 12:00am

Hondo and Dave preview the Spartans men's basketball upcoming ACC/Big Ten challenge game against Louisville and offer closing thoughts for the Spartan football season.

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