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Rachel Sutherland

Live from Washington D.C., Sutherland reports on President Trump's state visit to Great Britain.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

August 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland updates listeners on the possible replacement of the "catch and release" policy involving illegal immigrants.

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Mustafa Tameez

Democratic Strategist & Violent Extremism Expert

August 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the state of the economy and the possibility of tougher gun legislation.

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David Jesse

Reporter - Detroit Free Press

August 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his article about a federal judge ruling that it's "plausible" MSU buried sexual assault incidents against athletes and dealt with them internally.

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Dr. Nathaniel Cogley

Interim Head of the Department of Government at Tarleton State Univeristy

August 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' comments toward Senator Kamala Harris after she criticized his "medicare for all" plan.

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Steve Dougan

Former Ingham County Commissioner

August 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses a scam based out of the Lansing area who has taken advantage of people - including him. What is he doing to stop this scam artist?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker updates listeners on comments from the president on Wednesday and who "the chosen one" really is.

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Harry Tajyar

Hemp & cannabis industry expert

August 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Universities across the U.S. are offering courses about growing marijuana, including Michigan State. Tajyar joins Dave to discuss.

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Lauren Gibbons

MLive Reporter

August 21st, 2019 12:00am

The Michigan Senate gaveled in briefly before they officially come back for the fall. What did they discuss?

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Wendy Patrick

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

August 21st, 2019 12:00am

Weekly legal segment examining the nation's most intriguing legal stories.

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Tim Daman

President & CEO of Lansing Chamber of Commerce

August 21st, 2019 12:00am

The Lansing Regional Chamber and several other regional chambers were not invited to the Michigan chamber roads press conference. Why is that? Daman also discusses the McLaren hospital project.

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Angela Witwer

71st District State Rep.

August 21st, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Michigan farmers and their frustrations with the weather and the Chinese tariffs.

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Daryl Green

Lansing Police Chief

August 21st, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his new position as Lansing's Police Chief after officially receiving the job Tuesday night. He also offers his opinion on the terminated New York City police officer.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

August 21st, 2019 12:00am

Live from London, Owen reports on the Russian's reaction to the U.S. missile test. He also discusses the president postponing his visit to Denmark.

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Shawn Tuma

Expert on data protection

August 21st, 2019 12:00am

Why is borrowing a charging cord from someone a bad idea? Tuma joins Dave to discuss.

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Dr. John Braccio

August 20th, 2019 12:00am

The Good Doctor joins Dave to discuss how people make decisions. What if the decision just isn't a simple "yes" or "no"?

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Rachel Sutherland`

Fox News Radio

August 20th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland updates listeners on a delay of the Huawei ban from Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

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Dustin Walsh

Sr. Economics Reporter Crains Detroit

August 20th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses how employers are now using "early pay options to allow employees access their wages early. What does this mean for companies looking into this?

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Louann Hinton

Director of Sales and Marketing - McLaren Health Plan

August 20th, 2019 12:00am

What goes into picking a health plan that's right for you? Hinton goes through all the specifics.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council Vice President; Associate Executive Director - Michigan Association of School Administrators

August 20th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his op-ed piece on giving schools the option of starting earlier than Labor Day.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 20th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker updates listeners on the president's "quest" to purchase Greenland. He also discusses Vice President Mike Pence's visit to the Detroit Economic Club.

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Dr. Daren Martin

Workplace Culture Expert

August 20th, 2019 12:00am

One-third of workers surveyed by 2019 Vacation Confidence said they would be willing to lose some pay in exchange for unlimited vacation time. Dr. Martin discusses the specifics.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

August 19th, 2019 12:00am

Live from London, Owen updates listeners on Kim Jong Un's comments about South Korea's president.

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Bill Dendy

Financial Strategist

August 19th, 2019 12:00am

A new survey says 4/10 people don't save up money for luxuries like vacations. Dendy discusses who's being left out in our economy, and what will happen if we have a recession.

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Adam Hussain

Lansing City Council - 3rd Ward

August 19th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the MLK construction and what that may be doing to surrounding businesses. Hussain is also running unopposed in his ward in the upcoming city council election.

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Jason Sledziewski

Director of Product Marketing - Cadillac

August 19th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses replacing the Cadilac CTS mid size and ATS compact sedans with the 2020 Cadillac CT5, produced and made in Lansing.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

August 19th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Ferndale mayor David Coulter taking over the late L. Brooks Patterson's seat and breaks down the process the commissioners took to choose him.

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Michael Law

Political Analyst and Author of "Founders' Revolution”

August 19th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Rashida Tlaib and how she ended up choosing not to go to Israel.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

August 19th, 2019 12:00am

Updates listeners on current gas prices.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland updates listeners on Fox's new poll on the Democratic candidates and the president's rally in New Hampshire.

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Ryan McCormick

Partner at Goldman McCormick Public Relations/Image Guru

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses exercise companies Equinox and Soul cycle separating themselves from the chairman of companies after learning he is holding a fund-raiser for President Trump.

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Ryan McCormick

Partner at Goldman McCormick Public Relations/Image Guru

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses exercise companies Equinox and Soul cycle separating themselves from the chairman of companies after learning he is holding a fund-raiser for President Trump.

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Stu Sandler

Michigan GOP Strategist - Grand River Strategies

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib and her approval to visit her grandmother in Israel. What influence did President Trump have?

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Professor Allan Saxe

Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses trade between the U.S. and China and if there will be a recession. Also discusses the recent unrest in Hong Kong.

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Jonathan Oosting

Detroit News

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the governor's road plan and the House and Senate's reactions to the plan. What has been done so far, and how much longer until we hear of an official plan?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on Congresswoman Tlaib being allowed into Israel. He also breaks down the president's rally in New Hampshire.

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Ron The Wine Guy

August 16th, 2019 12:00am

Ron joins Dave to discuss a report that says nearly 130,000 bottles of wine were shipped illegally into Michigan during the first quarter of 2019.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland reports on threats some ICE officers have received after their raids on illegal immigrants.

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Tania Morris Diaz

Staff attorney - Michigan Immigrant Rights Center

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the threat of decreasing public charge services to immigrants.

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David Leyton

Genesee County Prosecutor

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the partnership between Genesee County and the Michigan Pharmacists Association to get the message out about meth.

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Nick Manes

State capitol/Politics reporter - Michigan Advance

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his "cheat sheet" for Michigan's recent budget, including money set aside for the roads and education.

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Jordan Goodman

America's Money Answer Man

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Goodman reports that stocks plunged on Wednesday. Are we headed toward a recession?

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Teisha Powell

Florida political attorney

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses how campaign donors who give small amounts have made a big impact in the Republican party.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 15th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on a judge who rejected a case regarding the effort to impeach the president.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

Reports now say Jeffrey Epstien's guards were asleep on the job and falsified documents saying they checked up on him. Powers updates listeners on the latest on this case.

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Loretta Powers

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

Weekly legal segment examining the nation's most intriguing legal stories.

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John Sellek

GOP Strategist - Harbor Strategic of Lansing

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

With the recent death of L. Brooks Patterson, what's next for Oakland County, and who will fill Patterson's seat?

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Stephen Cobb

Democratic Strategist, Former Obama Administration appointee

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the postponment of ICE raids in Mississippi.

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Lt. Col. (Ret.) Sargis Sangari

Retired U.S. Army Colonel

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses an explosion at a Russian military ammunition depot in Siberia. What does this mean for the U.S.?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker updates listeners on trades between the U.S. and China.

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Dr. Adrian Bowles

Expert on Artificial Intelligence

August 14th, 2019 12:00am

A study from the Pew Research Center suggests that Americans are a little wary about the advances in technology and artificial intelligence. Dr. Bowels joins Dave to discuss.

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Dr. John Braccio

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

The Good Doctor discusses overcoming a difficult childhood. What can people work on if they are going through this?

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland reports on the president's administration denying green cards to immigrants using welfare services.

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Barb Byrum

Ingham County Clerk

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses her experience at a computer hacking conference that talked about people hacking into elections. What did she learn, and what practices will she put into place?

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Brian Calley

President, Small Business Association of Michigan`

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

Talks about the Cannabis Convention that he's addressing later this week in Detroit. What will be discussed there?

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Jim Byrum

Head of Michigan Agribusiness Association

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

China now says it will cut off buying American agricultural products. What does this mean for Michigan's crops?

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Chicago, IL, Monosso reports on a family suing the city of Cincinnati, Ohio after their 16 year old was crushed in a minivan folding seat.

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Paul Egan

Reporter - Detroit Free Press

August 13th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his article about the money from Michigan vehicle registration fees that is supposed to go toward fixing the roads that is actually going to a grant to the Michigan Trucking Association.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Live from New York city, Powers updates listeners on Jeffrey Epstein's mysterious death.

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Christine Grieg

Michigan House Democratic leader

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Dr. Augustin Arbulu remaining as head of the Michigan Department of Civil Rights after biased comments he made.

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Dr. Samuel Stanley

Michigan State University President`

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses what his first few weeks as President has been like. Also discusses his goals for the University and what he may change in the wake of the Nassar scandal.

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Brad Funkhouser

President & CEO - CATA

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the new NOVA buses coming to the Lansing area. What is a NOVA bus, and what differences are there compared to the buses they have?

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses Dr. Augustin Arbulu's comments, gun laws, fixing the roads and the Line 5 pipeline.

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Michael Law

Political Analyst and Author of "Founders' Revolution”

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses background checks after the shootings in Ohio and Texas.

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Howard Hughey and Jon Decker

AAA Michigan; Fox News Radio

August 12th, 2019 12:00am

Hughey updates listeners on current gas prices. Plus, Decker discusses Jeffery Epstein's suicide and the role Twitter is playing in the conspiracies surrounding his death.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

As the U.S. is pulling troops from the Middle East, reports say ISIS is regrouping. Live from Washington, D.C., Sutherland updates listeners on the latest.

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Sen. Gary Peters

U.S. Senator

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the Motorcycle Tour of Michigan event in Grand Ledge. He also discusses the recent shootings in the U.S. and the return of ISIS.

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Chad Livengood

CRAINS DETROIT

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

Enbridge now says there's erosion underneath the Line Five Pipeline. Livengood discusses the latest with the pipeline.

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Peter Lucido

State Senator

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

Offers his opinion on gun legislation. What does he think the U.S. Senate will do? And what will the Michigan Senate do?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

The White House is bringing in tech companies to discuss what to do regarding media and the mass shootings.

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Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the Iowa State Fair, Halpern discusses the Democratic candidates at the fair. Also, what food is Halpern scouting out to eat?

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

August 9th, 2019 12:00am

It's three weeks before the kickoff of MSU football's 2019 season. What does Hondo predict for this season?

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Steve Dulan

Attorney; Heads Up Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses what the president may do regarding gun regulation. What are red flag laws, and what would that entail for America?

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Ohio, Monosso updates listeners on the shooting in Dayton and the president's trips to both shooting sites.

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David Mittleman

Grewal Law

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the sentencing of Larry Nassar's boss, William Strampel. Was it fair? And what about Lou Anna K. Simon's pretrial?

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Steve Japinga

Vice President - Government Relations for the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

After endorsing several Lansing City Council candidates, Japinga looks ahead to November. What's next for those candidates?

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Emily Lawler

MLive Reporter

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses no reason absentee voting. What kind of impact does it have on the future of voting?

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Jeff Grabill

MSU Professor; Executive Director of Science Gallery Detroit

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the exhibit "Depth" at MSU's Science Gallery in Detroit.

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Dr. Daren Martin

Workplace Culture Expert

August 8th, 2019 12:00am

A new survey shows a third of U.S. workers seriously considered quitting their job in the last three months. Dr. Martin breaks down the specifics.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the latest with the shootings in Texas and Ohio ahead of President Trump's visits to the cities.

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Wendy Patrick

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Weekly legal segment examining the nation's most intriguing legal stories.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Addresses the recent shootings in Lansing, Texas and Ohio. What is Lansing doing to prevent gun violence?

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Addresses the recent shootings in Lansing, Texas and Ohio. What is Lansing doing to prevent gun violence?

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Craig Mauger

Michigan Campaign Finance Network

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his reporting on State Represenative Larry Inman (MI - 104) and his incriminating text messages.

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Jody Washington

Lansing City Council - 1st Ward Incumbent

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses yesterday's primary election results. Where does her campaign go from here? Washington also offers her opinion on the recent shootings and gun control.

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Bill Dendy

Financial Strategist

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Are millennials too reliant on their parents for fiances? Dendy discusses and new study that says so.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 7th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker updates listeners on the President's trips to Texas and Ohio. He also discusses the trade talks with China.

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Dr. John Braccio

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the Texas and Ohio shooters' actions from this weekend. What pushes people to do this, and are we to blame for sensationalizing them?

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Jessica Rosenthal

Fox News Radio

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Live from El Paso, Rosenthal discusses the latest on the shooting in Texas.

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Michael McFall

Co-CEO - Biggby Coffee

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the annual Biggby franchise meeting in Novi. How did he and his Co-CEO Robert Fish get to this point of success?

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Louann Hinton

Director of Sales and Marketing - McLaren Health Plan

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Louann Hinton joins Dave to discuss health insurance plans through McLaren Health Plan.

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Dennis Lennox

Conservative Political Analyst

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Offers his opinion on Larry Inman's leaked text messages. Also talks about who will take over the late L. Brooks Patterson's seat?

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Edwin Walker

Gun law and active shooter expert

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses what congress may do concerning gun laws after this weekend's shootings.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 6th, 2019 12:00am

Updates on the President's tweets regarding the shootings and trade relations with China. Also, how will the Senate handle gun control?

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker talks about the President's reaction to this weekend's mass shootings in Ohio and Texas.

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Mark Hackel

Macomb County Executive

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Reflects on the life of the late L. Brooks Patterson and the friendship they shared. Also comments on the mass shootings from this weekend.

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Sarah Lehr

Lansing State Journal - City Hall reporter

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Previews the upcoming election in Lansing. Who's running in the city council race?

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Austin Pennington

Trial attorney

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Is your boss spying on you at work? And is that illegal? Pennington joins Dave to discuss.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses his poll results about the Democratic debate in Detroit. Which candidate stood out to the readers?

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Michael Law

Political Analyst and Author of "Founders' Revolution”

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the shootings in Texas and Ohio from this past weekend. What does the president plan on doing about gun control?

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

August 5th, 2019 12:00am

Updates listeners on current gas prices.

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