The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show
Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio
Dave and the Good Doctor discuss the topic of parental alienation. This growing national issue shows one parent turning against another and using the child as a weapon in the fight.
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Fox News Radio
October 11th, 2019 12:00am
Rachel breaks down the latest Fox News poll on 2020 and a possible impeachment of President Trump.
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Fox News Legal Analyst, Host, and Commentator
Gregg gives us a preview of his new book titled "Witch Hunt: The Story of the Greatest Mass Delusion in American Political History".
Curtis Hertel Jr.
Hertel gives us a recap of Thursday's meeting between Governor Whitmer and state republicans over spending.
Michigan League for Public Policy Director
Jacobs applauds a MI senate committee for its passage of Raise The Age legislation.
SI Spartan Nation
Honda previews Saturday's game at Wisconsin following a recap of last weekend's game at Ohio State.
Jeff gives us a recap of last night's President Trump and rally protests in Minneapolis.
Deputy Secretary - Dept. of Health & Human Services
Hargan and Dave discuss President Trump's executive order on Medicare.
October 10th, 2019 12:00am
Live from London Simon Owens gives the latest update about the Turkey military operation underway in Syria.
Rep. Shane Hernandez
Candidate for Congress
State Representative Shane Hernandez shares with Dave information on why he’s choosing to run for Congress in Michigan’s 10th District.
Candidate for Congress
Professor Allan Saxe
University of Texas-Arlington
Professor Allen Saxe talks about the recent whistle blower allegations against President Trump.
Abood Law Firm
Andrew shares with Dave more information regarding Mark Dantonio, and the former assistant coach Curtis Blackwell civil case against MSU.
Tom Shields & Jenell Lenard
Marketing Resource Group
Tom Shields and Jenell Lenard talk with Dave about the ownership transition and new office location of Marketing Resource Group.
Live from the White House Jon Decker gives the latest update on President Trump continuing to slam the Ukrainian whistleblower investigation.
Criminal Defense Attorney and New York State Guard JAG Officer
Vincent and Dave discuss how over 1,000 Priest who been accused of sexual abuse are living under the radar with no oversight.
Attorney with Clark Hill
October 9th, 2019 12:00am
Lawler gives details on the free Ask a Lawyer event that will take place on October 10th ( 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.) at the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School Lobby.
Charlotte State Senator
Barrett talks about the latest on new supplemental bills in senate that will possibly be presented this week.
State Senator - East Lansing
Hertel gives a Democratic perspective on the continuous tense situation between legislative leadership and Whitmer.
America's Money Answers Man
Goodman talks about the GM strike, economic fallout, trade talks with China are also affecting the economy and more.
Wendy Patrick talks with Dave about impeachment and more.
Sutherland talks about President Trump blocking the U.S. Ambassador from Ukraine testimony.
Kevin weighs in on President Trump's decision to pull back troops from northern Syria ahead of a planned military operation by Turkey.
Dr. John Braccio
Regional Psychological Services
October 8th, 2019 12:00am
On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio he shares with Dave on how to avoid being intimidating towards others.
Live from Washington D.C. Sutherland gives an update on what’s going on with The President and Ukraine.
Founder - The McGowan Group
Spencer and Dave talk about the jobless rate being at a 50 year low.
Lansing City Council At-Large Member
Peter and Dave discuss some new changes happening in the Lansing and East Lansing area.
Michigan Association of State Universities
Dan and Dave share their thoughts on two Michigan universities having intense dropping enrollment rates.
Senior Pastor of Piney Grove Baptist Church
Pastor Chris Edmonds talks about his new book, and about his heroic dad during World War II.
Live from the White House Jon Decker gives the latest update on the Judge tossing out Trump’s challenge to his tax return turnover.
Dr. Adam Weisbrunch
NAB Life Health
October 7th, 2019 12:00am
Dr. Weisbrunch talks flu season and the beneficial aspects of getting vaccinated.
Owen discusses the North Korea and United States negotiation talks in regards to nuclear weapons.
Joseph Pinion III
Founder and Chairman -- Conservative Color Coalition
Pinion talks President Trump, impeachment, being an African American Republican in New York and the variety of political viewpoints in NYC.
Truscott speaks with Dave about Defeat the Breach.
CNBC Automotive Writer
Wayland discusses week 4 of the UAW Strike.
Co-Owner of MIRS News
Melinn talks all things state government in Michigan.
Political Analyst and Author of "Founders' Revolution”
Michael discusses the Biden-linked Burisma case, what will happen next and if the investigation will be a distraction to the political process.
Woodland gives comparisons and details of Michigan's gas prices for this week.
Dave and Rich
Dave and Rich give a recap on today's show and talk sports.
October 4th, 2019 12:00am
Live from Washington D.C. Sutherland gives the latest update on the impeachment investigation.
Counsel with Pacific Legal
Daniel speaks with Dave about new legislation that went to the MI Senate Judiciary.
State Senator/R-Shelby Twp
State Senator Peter Lucido discusses with Dave his thoughts on running for Congress.
President UAW Local 652
Randy tells Dave the latest on the GM strike that is now 20 days and counting with 46,000 workers affected.
Hondo and Dave share their opinions about the upcoming Michigan State vs. Ohio State Football game happening tomorrow.
Live from the White House Jon Decker gives the latest on the Democrats setting their sights on Attorney General Bill Barr in the expanding impeachment investigation.
Ron The Wine Guy
Ron and Dave discuss different Wine types, and Dave shares his Wine tasting experiences.
Counsel for Brain Performance System
October 3rd, 2019 12:00am
Are you guilty of telling other parents what to do with their children? Richardson joins Dave to discuss.
State Senate Majority Leader
Is the budget done? Is he surprised by the number of vetos by Governor Gretchen Whitmer?
Live from Washington D.C. Sutherland updates listeners of the latest with President Trump.
GOP Canidate (MI-08)
Discusses his candidacy to replace Representative Elissa Slotkin.
President - Small Business Owners Association of MI
Discusses Governor Gretchen Whitmer cutting funds to The Autism Alliance.
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.
Editor-In-Chief Of The New York Analysis of Policy & Government
Discusses charges relating to the former acting FBI Director.
Live from the White House Jon Decker reports on the latest between President Trump and Ukrainian President.
October 2nd, 2019 12:00am
Egan discusses Governor Whitmer's vetoes and state admin board moves in regards to moving money around.
Michael Starr Hopkins
Democratic Political Strategist
Live from Washington D.C. Hopkins talks politics including Joe Biden and Rudy Giuliani.
Senior Editor - Crain's Detroit Business
Livengood talks about the state budget and GOP funds for out-state Michigan and rural districts.
Patrick discusses the controversial situation regarding actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huff and more.
Senior Economic Advisor of Chicago's Federal Reserve
Strauss talks retail sales having its ups and downs and how the month of August helped make up for slow periods.
VP of Environmental Management and Resources DTE
Skiles speaks with Dave about DTE's plan to slash carbon dioxide emissions in its electric company to net zero by 2050.
Live from London Simon discusses with Dave U.S. and North Korea talks to resume nuclear negotiations.
Dr John Braccio
October 1st, 2019 12:00am
Dr Braccio in his weekly discussion with Dave talks about loneliness and the mental and physical health effects.
Rachel brings us the latest on the President Trump-Ukraine controversy.
Jonathan and Dave begin a series of discussions on the state budget.
The state budget discussion continues with the democratic perspective from Senator Hertel.
Grand River Strategies
Jamie brings us the republican perspective on the state budget.
Jon brings us the latest on the U.S's targeting of Russian actors involved in efforts to influence elections.
Author of "Until Death Due Us Part" - College Professor
Cade weighs in on a Bankrate survey which shows roughly 3 out of 4 Americans losing sleep over stress.
Becket Law Firm
September 30th, 2019 12:00am
Reaves gives his opinion on U.S. District Judge Robert Jonker's preliminary injunction against the state policy regarding adoption and foster care agencies certifying same sex couples.
Michigan Dem and State Rep -- South Lansing and Ingham County
Hope speaks with Dave about the labor month coming to an end with the strike still on, a GM update and her thoughts on the state budget.
MIRS News Co-Owner and Editor
Melinn talks details with Dave about the state budget and if the gov got outfoxed by the legislature in round one.
Law talks about President Trump's actions in regards to the Ukraine call with the Ukrainian President and if the nation's national security has been compromised by Trump.
Woodland talks Michigan gas prices with Dave.
Dr. Daren Martin
CEO of Culture Association
Dr. Martin speaks with Dave about U.S. workers being more satisfied with their jobs than workers have been in two decades.
Rich and Dave
Rich and Dave recap today's show.
Dave talks about a busy weekend for sports including the MSU Spartans, the Michigan Wolverines and the Detroit Lions.
September 27th, 2019 12:00am
Rachel brings us the latest on the acting national intelligence director's House committee testimony on the whistleblower complaint at the center of the President Trump impeachment inquiry.
Taxpayers Protection Alliance
Ross gives us some tips on what to do if you get a surprise medical bill.
Greg gives us the details of state regulator approval of a natural gas rate hike for customers.
Ron talks about plans to renovate and rent out the Farnum Building in downtown Lansing.
Hondo previews this weekend's big homecoming game between MSU and Indiana.
Jon continuing the discussion on the Trump impeachment inquiry.....and weighs in on the White House's response to speaker Nancy Pelosi's claims that the Ukraine call "lock down" effort was a cover-up.
New York Times Best-Selling author
Craig gives us a preview of his new novel, "Land of Wolves".
Congressman (7th District)
September 26th, 2019 12:00am
Gives his opinion on the impeachment proceedings and immigration reform.
Senator Gary Peters
U.S. Senator (D-MI)
What happens if the House has the votes to impeach President Trump? Senator Peters joins Dave to discuss.
Executive Director - Immigration Reform Law Institute
Gives his opinion on immigration reform and sanctuary cities.
Michigan Campaign Finance Network
Discusses a some new ads for people to get out and support Michigan politicians in the Michigan Legislature - but there's a catch. Mauger joins Dave to discuss.
Former State Representative, Global Detroit
Discusses how he's helping immigrants start their own businesses.
Live from the White House, Decker updates listeners on the latest with the impeachment proceedings.
VP of Government Affairs - Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
September 25th, 2019 12:00am
Japinga discusses the Lansing Regional Chamber-PAC announcing endorsements for East Lansing City Council.
Dave and Sutherland both live from the nation's capital discuss Pelosi's impeachment inquiry of President Trump.
Political Science Professor at St. Peters University
Sanders talks about Nancy Pelosi's impeachment inquiry of President Trump.
Center for Immigration Studies Executive Director
Krikorian discusses the impact of immigration on the United States for generations to come.
Elissa Slotkin discusses the impeachment inquiry for President Trump.
Stein speaks with Dave live from Washington D.C. about immigration issues.
Crains Detroit Senior Editor
Livengood talks with Dave about the GOP, the state budget and Governor Whitmer's statement.
Art Del Cueto
Border Patrol Agent - National Border Patrol Council Spokesperson
Cueto speaks with Dave live from Washington D.C. about how life along the border has changed throughout the years and what needs to be fixed.
Staff Attorney with Michigan Immigrant Rights
Nelson discusses how Michigan immigrants are dealing with tighter enforcement on immigration laws and whether or not they are here legally.
September 24th, 2019 12:00am
Dr Braccio in his weekly segment with Dave discuss the issue of parental alienation.
Rachel brings us the details of new polling data which shows Elizabeth Warren in the lead among democratic presidential candidates.
Curtis gives us his take on the state budget, which is slated for a vote in the legislature today.
MI Soybean Promotion Committee
Janna brings us an update on soybean production in the wake of a rough weather season.
Chris gives us his reaction to the controversy surrounding last weekend's ferrying of the motorcade for Vice President Mike Pence at last weekend's Mackinac Republican Conference.
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