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Jon Decker

Live from the White House, Decker reports on reaction to the testimony of Michael Cohen and the president's sooner than expected return to the country.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

May 24th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the continued tension within the White House. Who will blink first in the staring contest between Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump.

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Tim Snyder

Petroleum Analyst / Fuel Expert

May 24th, 2019 12:00am

Ahead of Memorial Day, Snyder discusses what prices we should expect at the pump. Also, Tim breaks down some of the geopolitical reasons behind national shifts in gas prices.

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Joe DiSano

Political Strategist - DiSano Strategies

May 24th, 2019 12:00am

DiSano discusses working with organizers of a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee where employees have stopped working. Joe and Dave also discuss how new media can shift viewpoints on political history.

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Jon Summers

Democratic Political Strategist

May 24th, 2019 12:00am

Summers, who formerly served as the communications director for Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev), shares his take on the Trump vs. Pelosi situation.

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John Sellek

Political Strategist - Harbor Strategic

May 24th, 2019 12:00am

Sellek, formerly the communications director for Attorney General Bill Schuette, discusses the latest news regarding U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) as well as State Rep. Larry Inman (R).

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Representative

May 24th, 2019 12:00am

Rep. Hertel (D) phones in live from the Capital building where it's official - automobile no-fault insurance reform will be voted on today. The new plan receiving bipartisan support.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

May 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on updates from the infrastructure reform talks happening at the White House.

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Tom Norton

GOP Congressional Candidate / Veteran

May 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Norton, who fought in Afghanistan and served as Trustee for Sand Lake, discusses his run for congress in the 2020 primary. Norton also takes aim at his GOP opponent, Rep. Jim Lower.

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Bob Showers

Clinton County Commissioner

May 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Showers, a member of the Capital Council of Governments, updates listeners on some of the 75 summer road projects taking place throughout Michigan.

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Ken Kornas

Product Manager - Cadillac

May 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Joins the show to tease the latest Cadillac sedans: the CT4-V and CT5-V. The V-Series is celebrating its 15th year in rotation, the new automobiles set to be produced in Lansing.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

May 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Hondo and Dave talk Michigan basketball, where the position of head coach has officially been handed to Jumar Howard, former U of M and NBA forward. Howard has zero coaching experience - is this a good call?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the growing tension between Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Pelosi alleges that the president has engaged in a cover-up.

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Dr. David Barczyk

Physician

May 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Can patients use male supplements like Viagra to reverse congestive heart failure? New studies shows that this may actually be the case, Dave and the Dr. Barczyk discuss.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

May 22nd, 2019 12:00am

The attorney, who also serves as a trustee for Lansing Community College, reports on a donation he is making to LCC in the form of a 30+ foot statue. Abood also comments on changes in college sexual assault cases.

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Loretta Powers

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

May 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Weekly segment examining the country's most interesting legal-themed news stories.

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Nick Manes

Reporter - Michigan Advance

May 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Reports on news that Fiat Chrysler has received tax breaks from the city of Detroit valued at over 300 million. The automakers vow to create over 6000 jobs in the city.

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Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

May 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Halpern joins to discuss some of the 23 democratic presidential candidates; specifically, how would they do in New Hampshire? Joe Biden currently leading all polls.

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Ed Noyola

Legislative Director - County Roads Association

May 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Explains why the County Road Association claims that Governor Whitmer's road plan will need an additional 2 billion in funding to reach true restoration.

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Robin Biro

Democratic Political Strategist

May 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Biro, who formerly directed Barrack Obama's campaign, discusses the struggle of being what he calls "a JFK dem in an AOC world". Does the democratic party have room for moderates?

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Sean McBrearty

MI Campaign Director - Clean Water Action

May 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses a protest held by water and environmental activists that took place outside of the Chamber of Commerce. Activists say that the Chamber has chosen big business and pollution over protecting the public.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

May 21st, 2019 12:00am

The Good Doctor and Dave discuss the emotional benefits of animals. Can a pet make someone want to be a better person?

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Tricia Morrow

Safety Engineer - Chevrolet

May 21st, 2019 12:00am

Morrow explains an industry-first safety feature being added to new Chevrolet Traverses. Drivers will have the option to prohibit shifting from park until a seat belt is buckled.

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Gary Peters

United States Senator

May 21st, 2019 12:00am

Sen. Peters (D-MI) joins to detail proposed federal legislation which aims to end social security checks mistakenly going to deceased persons. Also, Peters has an update on Line 5.

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Jim Lower

State Representative

May 21st, 2019 12:00am

Rep. Lower (R) launches his official primary race against U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI), who's catching flack within his own party after calling for President Trump's impeachment.

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Dennis Lennox

Conservative Political Analyst

May 21st, 2019 12:00am

Offers feedback on the Justin Amash situation - Lennox argues that the U.S. Representative uses the republican party as a "false flag".

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 21st, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the impeachment threat coming from Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI).

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Dr. John Dyben

Physician

May 21st, 2019 12:00am

Do you have trouble sleeping at night? Well you're not alone Dave and the physician talk sleep remedies.

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Chad Livengood

Senior Reporter - Crain's Detroit Business

May 20th, 2019 12:00am

Reports on the latest statewide efforts regarding auto no-fault insurance; also, comments on the buzz over U.S. Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) who wants to see Trump impeached.

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Peter Spadafore

Vice President - Lansing City Council

May 20th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses today's council meeting which will be the last chance to make any amendments to the Mayor's proposed city budget; also, what happened to those electric scooters?

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Stephanie Beckhorn

Director - MI Talent & Economic Development

May 20th, 2019 12:00am

Details a conference being held by TED later this afternoon at LCC which will be highlighting the launch of a new effort promoting professional trades throughout Michigan.

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Rick Jones

Former State Senator

May 20th, 2019 12:00am

Joins to officially announce his run for Eaton County Sheriff, a position he once held, years ago. Jones also comments on his likely challenger - current sheriff, Tom Reich.

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Mike Malott

Reporter - MIRS News

May 20th, 2019 12:00am

The two examine some of the biggest political stories hitting the state, including auto no-fault reform and the Grand Rapids Senator facing claims of bribery and extortion.

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Michael Law

Conservative Political Analyst

May 20th, 2019 12:00am

Law reacts to comments by democratic presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg supporting the removal of Thomas Jeffreson's name on city buildings.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

May 20th, 2019 12:00am

Weekly update on local and statewide gas prices.

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Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

May 20th, 2019 12:00am

Jared and Dave discuss the ever-expanding pool of democratic candidate taking aim at Donald Trump for 2020. Which one of them has the best chance at succeeding?

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

May 17th, 2019 12:00am

Discussion on the end of two of the nation's most popular TV shows. Dave offers spoiler-free commentary on the finale of The Big Bang Theory and Tonya discusses her frustrations with the way Game of Thrones is ending.

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Joe Cekola

President - Imperial Beverage

May 17th, 2019 12:00am

The alcohol distributor discusses teaming up with Short's Brewing Company today to brew a new IPA and, within 24 hours, deliver that beer to all retailers throughout the state of Michigan.

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Ted Harvey

Committee to Defend the President

May 17th, 2019 12:00am

Harvey, a former republican senator, discusses public reaction to the Mueller investigation. Is interest fading or is it, as Harvey puts it, the biggest scandal in American history?

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Craig Mauger

Michigan Campaign Finance Network

May 17th, 2019 12:00am

The two dig into the legal questions surrounding the text messages of Rep. Inman (R), who seems to be openly discussing partaking in extortion and bribery. Why are these texts not something we can FOIA in Michigan?

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Elissa Slotkin

United States Representative

May 17th, 2019 12:00am

Rep. Slotkin (D-MI) joins the show to detail a bill she has introduced into federal legislation which take aims at required PFAS testing for all public drinking water.

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Dr. Liza Leal

Medical Expert

May 17th, 2019 12:00am

The doctor joins to respond to a Californian report that indicates drinking tap water in California may increase cancer risk.

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Valerie Sokolosky

Image Consultant & Etiquette Expert

May 17th, 2019 12:00am

Are handshakes at the workplace now considered inappropriate? The two discuss the trend of employers banning all forms of physical contact on the job - even handshakes.

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Shawn Tuma

Cyber Security Analyst

May 16th, 2019 12:00am

Explains an ongoing internet scheme affecting Android phone users. Google Chrome has reported sighting "fake search bars" which are designed to steal users' private information.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

May 16th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the FCC's official decision regarding the legality of robocalls.

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Yousef Rabhi

State Representative

May 16th, 2019 12:00am

Rep. Rahbi (D) joins to explain proposed legislation that would make it easier for now legal marijuana businesses to work with banks.

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Neal Rohrs

Pottersville Resident & Political Activist

May 16th, 2019 12:00am

Offers his view on the reoccurring controversies surrounding Potterville municipal government. What is the latest news regarding criminal charges against the former city manager?

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Jonathan Oosting

Reporter - Detroit News

May 16th, 2019 12:00am

Reports on Grand Rapids state representative Larry Inman (R) who is being asked to resign following a federal investigation into potential bribery and extortion.

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Myron Magnet

Author

May 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the Supreme Court's most reserved Justice. Magnet details the impact of Clarence Thomas in his latest book, "Clarence Thomas and the Lost Constitution."

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 16th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the Trump administration's soon to be proposed immigration policy with a highlight on new legal immigration processes and requirements.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

May 15th, 2019 12:00am

Live from NYC, Powers reports on news that at the JFK International Airport the iconic TWA Terminal will reopen - as a hotel!

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Wendy Patrick

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

May 15th, 2019 12:00am

Weekly segment analyzing the nation's most intriguing court-based news stories.

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Andy Schor

Mayor of Lansing

May 15th, 2019 12:00am

The Mayor discusses what the city of Lansing is doing to celebrate National Infrastructure Week and touches on the city budget, which is set to be finalized by early June.

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Boyd Matheson

Conservative Columnist - The Deseret News

May 15th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Salt Lake City, Matheson offers his opinion on the ongoing U.S.-China trade war and the latest democratic presidential hopeful, Gov. Steve Bullock of Montana.

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Zach Gorchow

Editor - Gongwer News Service

May 15th, 2019 12:00am

Reports on news regarding potential abortion reform bills, currently in our state's House and Senate. Governor Whitmer claims she will veto any bill that limit abortion rights.

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Steve Sinas

President - Coalition to Protect Auto No-Fault

May 15th, 2019 12:00am

Explains why he and the rest of CPAN are against the auto reform bill package currently on the desk of Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

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Bill Dendy

CPA & Financial Strategist

May 15th, 2019 12:00am

Bill and Dave discuss the growing issue of underage credit card use. According to new data, almost one in five children from the age of 8-12 share a credit card with their parents.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

May 14th, 2019 12:00am

Discussion on the lessons one can learn from former MSU footballer Kirk Cousins. The current NFL quarterback once almost left MSU; did his perseverance lead him to success?

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

May 14th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the continued twists following fallout from the Mueller investigation.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

May 14th, 2019 12:00am

Reaction to news that head basketball coach Jon Beilein has left U of M to coach the Cavs in the NBA. Dave and Hondo also pay their respects to former WKAR broadcaster Earle Robinson, who passed away this week.

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Darcy Pace

Pace-Howe Design

May 14th, 2019 12:00am

The co-owner of the local interior design company discusses the ups and downs of being recruited to work on McLaren Greater Lansing's forthcoming 450 million hospital.

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Jim Byrum

Director of Michigan Agri-Business

May 14th, 2019 12:00am

Offers feedback to the continued tariffs pushed by the administration of President Trump. How is the trade war with China specifically affecting Michigan farmers?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 14th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the administration's side of the trade war story. Decker and Dave dive into the president's latest batch of morning tweets.

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Leigh Richardson

Founder - Brain Performance Center

May 14th, 2019 12:00am

Do you wake up in the middle of the night worried about your adult children? According to new research, many parents are having restless nights over their "kids", aged well past 18. Dave and the neuroscience expert exchange views.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

May 13th, 2019 12:00am

Owen reports on the latest news surrounding Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's international travels. His trip to Russia cancelled last minute, Pompeo is now headed to Belgium.

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John Thomas

GOP Political Strategist

May 13th, 2019 12:00am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is facing backlash for selling "Cocaine Mitch" t-shirts while campaigning. Thomas says the media needs a better sense of humor.

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Lance Binoniemi

Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association

May 13th, 2019 12:00am

Details what MITA has in store for National Infrastructure Week and speaks on why he supports Governor Whitmer's proposed gas tax.

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Mark Fenner

President - Rise Performance Group

May 13th, 2019 12:00am

The business strategist joins Dave to discuss the number one reported perk that employees consider vital within their workplace.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

May 13th, 2019 12:00am

Kyle joins Dave for their weekly discussion on statewide politics. The two exchange different viewpoints on Rep. Rashida Tlaib's (D-MI) recent comments on the Holocaust and also talk auto insurance reform.

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Michael Law

Conservative Political Analyst

May 13th, 2019 12:00am

Law joins to offer feedback on President Trump's tactics regarding American-Chinese trade and then engages Dave in a debate about the validity of taxes in general.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

May 13th, 2019 12:00am

Weekly local update on prices at the pump.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 13th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the president's most recent string of tweets and updates listeners with the latest on Mike Pompeo's impromptu visit to Brussels, Belgium.

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Dave Akerly

May 10th, 2019 12:00am

Dave and Rich talked about the Governor's threat of a veto to auto no-fault insurance reform legislation.

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Ash Wright

Former Republican National Committee member

May 10th, 2019 12:00am

Dave gets Ash's take on the Robert Mueller controversy.

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Steve Japinga

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

May 10th, 2019 12:00am

Steve releases the results of new city polling done for the chamber by Grassroots Midwest.

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Geoff Kimmerly

Michigan High School Athletic Association

May 10th, 2019 12:00am

Geoff breaks down the new contact rules for high school football practice and the mixed reviews from the public.

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Tricia Kinley

Insurance Alliance of Michigan

May 10th, 2019 12:00am

Tricia weighs in on the auto no-fault insurance reform bills that passed the Michigan House and Senate this week.

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Kelly Accetta

Women's speaker

May 10th, 2019 12:00am

Kelly gives us her reaction to a study showing pregnant women feeling forced out of their jobs.

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Ron The Wine Guy

May 10th, 2019 12:00am

Ron and Dave discuss a newspaper article written by a columnist who questions what wine actually is in today's world.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

May 9th, 2019 12:00am

Live from London, Owen reports that Iran will pull away from the nuclear deal proposed by the European Union - what does this mean for us?

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Roger Fisk

Democratic Political Strategist

May 9th, 2019 12:00am

Fisk, who worked within the Obama administration for eight years, offers feedback on the fallout of the Mueller investigation. He argues that the left's persistence is justified.

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Chad Livengood

Senior Reporter - Crain's Detroit Business

May 9th, 2019 12:00am

Reports on overnight news that the House has officially finalized their no-fault auto insurance reform bill package. Does it have any hope of being signed by the governor?

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Yvonne Camaal Canul

Superintendent - Lansing Schools

May 9th, 2019 12:00am

Praises the passage of Lansing Schools' sinking fund proposal during this week's special election.

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Susan Masten

Civil Engineering Professor - Michigan State University

May 9th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses some of the plans that MSU has come up with to help combat the PFAS found throughout the state of Michigan's water supply.

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Pallavi Ahluwalia

Immigration Attorney

May 9th, 2019 12:00am

How has the Trump administration affected the process of legal immigration? An attorney specializing in the field takes a closer look.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 9th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the latest news regarding the trade war taking place between China and the United States.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator

May 8th, 2019 12:00am

Sen. Hertel (D) argues against the GOP-penned auto insurance reform bill. What is the legislation missing and what did it get wrong?

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

May 8th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on the latest regarding the selective testimonies of William Barr on Capital Hill. Barr may be held in contempt of Congress later this morning.

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Brian Calley

President - Small Business Owners Association of MI

May 8th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses what his association is doing across the state to highlight National Small Business Week and also reacts to the GOP's new auto-insurance reform proposal.

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Loretta Powers

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

May 8th, 2019 12:00am

Weekly segment examining some of the nation's most interesting court-based stories.

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Gary Peters

United States Senator

May 8th, 2019 12:00am

Sen. Peters (D-MI) discusses national legislation that aims to help American veterans more easily identify their former service.

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Raul Alvillar

Democratic Political Strategist

May 8th, 2019 12:00am

Alvillar, who formerly was the national director of the DNC, joins to offer input on the seemingly never-ending tale of the Russia probe.

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Dennis Lennox

Conservative Political Analyst & Traveler

May 8th, 2019 12:00am

The freelance travel journalist details his recent travels to Cuba. Lennox also explains the multiple policy inconsistencies found with the American travel ban.

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Chad Livengood

Senior Reporter - Crain's Detroit Business

May 7th, 2019 12:00am

The reporter takes a deep dive into Governor Whitmer's statewide road-funding proposal - which Michigan counties win big and which ones are feeling left out?

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Jennifer Lepard

CEO - Alzheimer’s Association

May 7th, 2019 12:00am

Today marks Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Day. The CEO of the association's greater Michigan branch details the widespread epidemic of Alzheimer’s.

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Peter Spadafore

Vice President - Lansing City Council

May 7th, 2019 12:00am

Defends his stance against the Mayor's proposition to have all city buildings run on 100% renewable energy - is there a better way to allocate that money?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

May 7th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the latest with President Trump whose taxes today were officially not handed over to democrats. Also, has Robert Mueller already handed in his resignation?

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Amy Tarkanian

Republican Political Strategist

May 7th, 2019 12:00am

Tarkanian, who previously worked for the GOP in Nevada, joins Dave to offer her opinion on the public's general mood towards the Mueller investigation. She says people are "over it".

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

May 7th, 2019 12:00am

The Good Doctor joins to discuss the topic of your inner-monologue. Is the little voice in the back of your head giving you good advice or should you consider a second opinion?

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

May 7th, 2019 12:00am

Live from London, Owen reports on the birth of a baby from royal couple Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

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David Snider

Founder & CEO - Harness Wealth

May 6th, 2019 12:00am

The wealth specialist joins guest host Rich Herl to go over some concerning polling regarding retirement. Why does it appear that many of Generation X plan on retiring later or not all?

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