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Peter Spadafore

Reacts to comments made by one Lansing judge who is opposing the consolidation of Lansing and East Lansing courts in fear of mixing students with "hardened criminals".

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Dr John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

July 14th, 2020 12:00am

The good doctor stops by to discuss the small things that go into maintaining a long marriage.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 14th, 2020 12:00am

Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland weighs in on the name change for the Washington Redskins.

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Carol Wood

Lansing City Council At-Large

July 14th, 2020 12:00am

A proposal to defund city police by 50% comes to the Lansing City council. Carol Wood gives insight.

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Chad Livengood

Senior Editor - Crain's Detroit

July 14th, 2020 12:00am

Matty Moroun, owner of the Ambassador bridge, has died at the age of 93. Chad Livengood reflects on his life and legacy.

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Dr James L Hurley

President of Tarleton State University

July 14th, 2020 12:00am

How are schools really going to re-open? Dr. James Hurley shares his perspective as a school administrator.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

July 14th, 2020 12:00am

Roger Stone was set to enter prison today until his sentence was commuted by the President. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Emily Lawler

Lead Political Reporter - MLive

July 14th, 2020 12:00am

The the latest on the mask mandate and its enforcement with Emily Lawler.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

July 13th, 2020 12:00am

The investigation continues into the origin of Covid-19. Live from London, Simon Owen gives the details.

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Nicolee Ambrose

National Committeewoman For Maryland

July 13th, 2020 12:00am

The President wants to see kids back in school come this fall. Nicolee Ambrose gives her take.

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Bill Hallan

Executive Director - Michigan Retailers Association

July 13th, 2020 12:00am

The mandatory mask rule goes into effect today in Michigan. Bill Hallan discusses if and how businesses will enforce the mandate.

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Lee Kendrick

Founder of CreditUturn

July 13th, 2020 12:00am

The pandemic is affecting many people's credit. Lee Kendrick explains what credit companies are doing and why.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

July 13th, 2020 12:00am

Kyle and Dave talk all things Michigan news

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Michael Law

Author of "Founders Revolution"

July 13th, 2020 12:00am

Michael Law and Dave cover Covid-19, the senate, and more.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

July 13th, 2020 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives an update on gas prices and Dave talks transparency at universities involving the coronavirus.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 10th, 2020 12:00am

Members of Congress are moving to change the criteria for the second round of stimulus checks. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Karl M Gibbons

President of Third Eye Management

July 10th, 2020 12:00am

Americans are still spending during the pandemic, especially online. Karl M Gibbons explains why.

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Dr Peter Graham

Executive Director of Sparrow Physician Health Plan

July 10th, 2020 12:00am

Dr. Peter Graham talks the RELAUNCH Greater Lansing Task Force and challenges that he's facing as a health administrator during a pandemic.

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Gerry Anderson

Former CEO of DTE

July 10th, 2020 12:00am

Medical leaders see Michigan at a tipping point in the battle with Coronavirus, the center being Detroit. Gerry Anderson shares his perspective.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

July 10th, 2020 12:00am

Andrew Abood gives his take as a small business owner on loosening restrictions and returning to normalcy.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

July 10th, 2020 12:00am

The Supreme Court decisions and how they impact President Trump. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Ron The Wine Guy

Wine Expert and Enthusiast

July 10th, 2020 12:00am

Chocolate and red wine don't mix? Ron the Wine guy stops by and gives tips on pairing wine with your favorite foods.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

July 9th, 2020 12:00am

Live from London, Simon Owen provides an update on the Coronavirus in Europe.

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Steve Maggi

Immigration Attorney

July 9th, 2020 12:00am

A new ICE policy could force international students to leave the country. Steve Maggi shares his perspective.

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Dennis Lennox

MI Political Strategist

July 9th, 2020 12:00am

Dennis Lennox thinks we should punt and do away with ALL sports teams' schools nicknames and mascots.

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Dr. Meena Bose

Chair of Presidential Studies at Hofstra University

July 9th, 2020 12:00am

Some Democrats see victory against Trump in the 'culture wars' and polarization that's happening in America. Dr. Meena Bose gives her take.

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Paul Long

CEO Michigan Catholic Conference

July 9th, 2020 12:00am

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday to let more employers opt-out of the Affordable Care Act mandate guaranteeing no-cost contraceptive services for women. Paul Long shares his reaction.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

July 9th, 2020 12:00am

The Supreme Court has more on their plate than usual. Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives the details.

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Kevin Bemel

President - Bemel Company

July 9th, 2020 12:00am

Dealing with stress and establishing a work-life balance with Rabbi Kevin Bemel.

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Tonya J Powers

Fox News Radio

July 8th, 2020 12:00am

Tonya reports on a warning from Dr Anthony Fauci that the U.S. is "knee-deep" in this first wave of Covid-19 cases and that the prognosis is "not good".

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Brad Blakeman

Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush

July 8th, 2020 12:00am

Brad weighs in on a new poll among democrats with the majority saying that Joe Biden needs to pick a running mate with governing experience as opposed to gender and race.

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Nicholas Tate

New Lansing deputy mayor for operations and mayoral chief of staff

July 8th, 2020 12:00am

Nicholas breaks down his new position within the administration.

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Bob Trezise

LEAP President/CEO

July 8th, 2020 12:00am

Bob breaks down the Covid-19 relief money that's being distributed to small businesses and nonprofits in the Lansing area.

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Peter Spadafore and Beth Deshone

July 8th, 2020 12:00am

Peter from the Michigan Association of Superintendents and Administrators and Beth from the Great Lakes Education Project react to Michigan's involvement in a lawsuit against U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over federal CARES Act money for schools.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

July 8th, 2020 12:00am

Jeff reports on health advice for the public to avoid more than a dozen kinds of hand sanitizer because they may contain methanol.

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Loretta Powers

Legal Analyst

July 8th, 2020 12:00am

Loretta and Dave break down the latest major cases from courtrooms across the U.S.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

July 7th, 2020 12:00am

Parental Alienation. Dr. John Braccio dives deep into the issue

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

July 7th, 2020 12:00am

Coronavirus cases are spiking in states across the country, especially in the south. Eben Brown gives the latest on how local governments are trying to control the situation.

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Craig Mauger

Political Reporter - Detroit News

July 7th, 2020 12:00am

A group called Unlock Michigan is working to reduce the Governor's power to declare a state of emergency. Craig Mauger reports.

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Kelly Accetta

Gender Issues Specialist

July 7th, 2020 12:00am

Kelly Acceta explains the gender factor in work Zoom calls.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

Michigan State Senator

July 7th, 2020 12:00am

Senator Hertel speaks on the recent rise in Covid cases, a petition involving the Governor, and unemployment.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

July 7th, 2020 12:00am

Supreme Court rulings on robocalls, cellphones, and the electoral college. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Dr. Matt Chalmers

Healthy Living Specialist

July 7th, 2020 12:00am

Are people getting 'caution fatigue' due to the Covid lockdown? Dr. Matt Chalmers addresses the issue.

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Audrea Taylor Decker

Political Analyst

July 6th, 2020 12:00am

Is the media going easy on Joe Biden? Audrea Taylor Decker gives her take.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 6th, 2020 12:00am

A second round of stimulus, police reform, and vacation time. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland gives an update on Congress.

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Chad Livengood

Sr. Editor - Crains Detroit

July 6th, 2020 12:00am

Auto no-fault reform is here. Chad Livengood explains what drivers will need to know.

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Andy Trusevich

Attourney Specialist in Labor and Employment Law

July 6th, 2020 12:00am

4 out of 10 workers say their employer is not screening for Covid-19. Andy Trusevich tells some of the legal repercussions that employers could face.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

July 6th, 2020 12:00am

Kyle Melinn and Dave talk all things Michigan news after an out-of-the-ordinary 4th of July weekend.

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Michael Law

Author of "Founders Revolution"

July 6th, 2020 12:00am

Last weekend's holiday gatherings are causing many to take a second look at how government is handling Covid-19. Michael Law gives the details.

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Adrienne Woodland & Jon Decker

July 6th, 2020 12:00am

Adrienne stops by to give Michigan gas prices and live from the White House, Jon Decker gives an update on the President.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Vice President Mike Pence visited Arizona despite a spike in Coronavirus cases. Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.

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

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Some are saying Donald Trump's visit to Mount Rushmore is 'supporting white supremacy'. Frank V. Vernuccio Jr. gives his take.

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Dr. Laura Lamb

Beaumont Hospital Health Research

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Beaumont Health researchers have developed a new test for Covid-19 that gives results in as little as 30 minutes. Dr. Laura Lamb shares the details.

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Mike Zamiara

Board Chair Elect of the Lansing Regional Chamber

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Mike and Dave continue the conversation on the RELAUNCH Lansing initiative.

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Geoff Kimmerly

Media Relations Director - Michigan High School Athletic Association

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

There is talk of moving High School Football from the fall to the spring. Geoff Kimberly sheds some light on the situation.

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Gary Peters

United States Senator

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Gary Peters answers questions about the CARES act and the reports of bounties being placed on US soldiers.

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Gina Morello

Travel Analyst

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

American Airlines has a new policy requiring passengers to wear a mask. Gina Morello gives insight as to how travel is being handled in countries across the globe.

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Jonathan Oosting

Bridge Magazine

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Jonathan weighs in on the uptick in coronavirus cases in Michigan and how the surge could impact future economic reopening plans.

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Lt Col Jeff Addicott

Former Green Beret

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Jeff reacts to President Trump's statement that U.S. Intelligence could not confirm a report on Russian bounties against American troops.

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Mel Larsen

Co-author of the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Mel reacts to the executive order under Governor Whitmer renaming the Lewis Cass Building in downtown Lansing the Elliott-Larsen Building.

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Tom Dickson

Lansing Lugnuts Owner

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Tom and Dave discuss the cancelation of the Lugnuts' season and the announcement of a new "Lemonade League".

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Dr Randy Liepa

Wayne RESA Superintendent

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Dr Liepa weighs in on Governor Whitmer's road map for Schools that was unveiled this week for the fall.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Jeff breaks down plans by Chicago police to increase the number of officers on the streets this holiday weekend in the wake of deadly violence.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment break down some of the recent and compelling cases out of the courtroom.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

Dr. John Braccio stops by and speaks on bettering the relationship with yourself.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law over abortion clinic restrictions. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Dr James Richard

Sparrow Labs Medical Director

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

In response to huge public demands, Sparrow has expanded their COVID-19 testing sites. Dr James Richard gives the details.

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Newt Gingrich

Former Speaker of the House

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

Newt Gingrich discusses topics from his new book "Trump and the American Future: Solving the Great Problems of our Time."

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Peter Spadafore

VP for Government Relations - Michigan Association of School Administrators

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

The fiscal year for schools resets tonight. Peter Spadafore explains how schools will function amid mass budget cuts.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

Dave continues the discussion on the Harper's outbreak that is now receiving national attention.

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Hondo Carpenter

SI Spartan Nation

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

MSU lands a top recruit in Emoni Bates. Hondo Carpenter and Dave talk the future of MSU men's basketball.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

There has been a spike in Covid cases in states across the country. Live from Miami, Eben Brown gives the details.

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Nicolee Ambrose

The GOP National Committeewoman For Maryland 

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

President Trump's planned trip to Mount Rushmore is drawing fire from Native American activists. Nicolee Ambrose sheds some light on the situation.

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Greg Todd

Newly Appointed Ingham County Controller Administrator

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

Gregg Todd speaks on his background and taking on a new role in the Ingham County.

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Kyle Melinn

Owner - MIRS News

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

Kyle and Dave discuss a local Covid outbreak, state legislature, and all things Michigan news.

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Michael Law

Author of "Founders Revolution"

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

Michael Law gives the latest on President Trump including allegations of a racist tweet and and an attempt to overturn Obamacare.

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Adrienne Woodland & Phil Goudiaby

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

Adrienne gives gas prices from across the state and Dave speaks with Phil about how a recent outbreak could change the East Lansing bar scene.

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Trisha Riley

Owner - Harper's Restaurant and Brewpub

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

Trisha Riley comments on the outbreak that occurred among Harper's patrons and responds to some of the criticism that the restaurant is facing.

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Joel Patterson

Vested Group

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

Is workplace culture dying in the wake of Covid-19? Joel Patterson addresses the issue.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

New fox polls show Biden with a comfortable lead in battleground states. Tonya J Powers reports.

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Daryl Green

Lansing Police Chief

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

Daryl Green talks Lansing Police reform including a new police "transparency" webpage.

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Bryan Crenshaw

Chair of Ingham County board of Commissioners

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

The Greater Lansing RELAUNCH Task Force is continuing to focus on the next phase of re-opening in Michigan. Bryan Crenshaw gives the details.

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Patty Olinger

Infectious Disease Specialist

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

The second wave of the Coronavirus and what we can expect with Patty Olinger,

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

President Trump is visiting Wisconsin, a swing state. Jeff Monosso gives an update on the President's recent movements.

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Ron The Wine Guy

Wine Expert and Enthusiast

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

New tariffs could do damage to the wine industry. Ron stops by and gives some insight.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

Parades in Russia ahead of the vote on Putin reform that could extend his rule to 2036. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.

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Ted Harvey

Chairman - Committee to Defend the President

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

The aftermath of President Trump's most recent rallies in Tulsa and Arizona, Ted Harvey his take.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

The latest on the Harper's outbreak, an uptick on local Covid cases, and the status of gyms with Linda Vail.

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Chris Shepler

Shepler's Ferry

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

As things reopen in northern Michigan, tourists are bringing business back to the region. Chris Shepler shares his perspective.

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Tony Lazzaro

Big Tent Republicans PAC Founder 

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

The director of the FBI assures that Americans can trust the election process as they are investigating fraud. Tony Lazarro gives the details.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives an update on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's criminal case.

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Snejina Zacharia

CEO - Insurify

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

The best way to use the personal stimulus relief and maintaining a rainy day fund with Snejina Zacharia.

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Erik Kiilunen

All Business is Essential leader

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Erik previews a free public Fourth of July party that's being held in the U.P. on Friday, July 3.

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Lee Chatfield

MI House Speaker

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Lee breaks down the "Return to Learn" plan for schools that was unveiled at the state Capitol this week.

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Loretta Powers

Legal Analyst

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment recap some of the most bizarre cases in the courtroom.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel brings us a preview of today's U-S senate vote on police reforms.

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Bill McGinley

Former Assistant to President Trump

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Bill gives us his take on primary elections in Kentucky and New York.

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David Mittleman

Grewal Law attorney

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

David weighs in on the latest surrounding the U of M sexual assault case of the late Dr. Robert Anderson as a federal judge has ordered mediation in September between the university and potentially hundreds of victims.

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Matt Paul

DTE Gas president

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Matt in this exclusive interview with Dave breaks down a "first in the U.S." plan by the utility to remove 6 million metric tons of greenhouse gases annually by 2050.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

June 23rd, 2020 12:00am

The good Doctor stops by and speaks on loveless marriages.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

June 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Theodore Roosevelt's statue at the NYC museum of natural history will be the latest to come down. Live from New York, Tonya J Powers gives the details.

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