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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

The Good Doctor and Dave tackle the subject of personal values - how are they formed and how can they shape an individual?

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

July 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Dave and the Good Doctor discuss the topic of arguments in relationships - is it possible to win and lose a fight?

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

July 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Live from NYC, Powers reports on an update to the Equifax data breach; a settlement of 700 million has been reached.

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Craig Mauger

Director - Michigan Campaign Finance Network

July 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Reports on a new story that claims most lawmakers are associated with organizations that can raise anonymous political donations.

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Matt Burden

CEO - Greengro Technologies

July 23rd, 2019 12:00am

The marijuana expert comments on the state of Michigan's recreational pot opportunities - could we be doing more?

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Mary Ann Adams

OnStar Disaster Response Manager

July 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Following severe storms in the state, Adams offers tips to help residents prepare, respond and recover during an extreme weather event.

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Keith Methaney

Reporter - Detroit Free Press

July 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Reports on the follow up to an investigation at Arcadia Bluffs - are patrons encouraged to hit golf balls into Lake Michigan? Methaney discusses the environmental impact.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

July 23rd, 2019 12:00am

Live from Chicago, Monosso discusses democratic presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttiegieg and his handling of a cop shooting in his town.

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Jennifer Fitzpatrick

Talent Acquisition Senior Advisor - Accion

July 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Are handshakes losing their place in the workplace? Dave invites Jennifer on to discuss the trending issue.

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John Shinsky

Founder - Ciudad de los Ninos

July 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Live from Mexico, Shinsky comments on the fallout of U.S.-Mexico border situation and discusses his orphanages.

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Lauren Youngdahl Snyder

VP of Customer Experience - Consumers Energy

July 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Updates listeners on power outages across the state.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

July 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Kyle joins Dave for their weekly segment on all things Michigan politics; this week the two discuss MIRS's latest poll.

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Michael Law

Conservative Political Analyst

July 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Robert Mueller is still making testimonies? Law comments on what he believes to be a "witch hunt" for the president's alleged obstruction.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

July 22nd, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the latest with President Donald Trump including a continued series of polarizing tweets.

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Dr. Agustin V. Arbulu

Executive Director - Michigan Civil Rights Commission

July 19th, 2019 12:00am

Guest host Sean Bertolino invites Dr. Arbulu onto the show to discuss a new study that indicates an uptick in society accepting refusing services based on religious reasoning.

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Dawn Haddad

Event Outreach Coordinator - Ele's Place

July 19th, 2019 12:00am

Previews Ele's Race - the local 5K Run/Walk being hosted July 27th by the Lansing chapter of Ele's Place.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

July 19th, 2019 12:00am

Kyle and Sean discuss the upcoming democratic presidential debate, official lineups for the 20 candidates were selected yesterday.

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Lansing Sanchez-Castillo

Libertarian Candidate for Michigan's 3rd

July 19th, 2019 12:00am

Sanchez-Castillo, the 24 year old Grand Valley student, discusses his grassroots campaign and why he made the jump into politics.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

July 19th, 2019 12:00am

Hondo joins guest host Sean Bertolino in previewing MSU and U of M football, six weeks away from first kickoff.

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Jeff Irwin

State Senator

July 19th, 2019 12:00am

Sen. Irwin (D), of Ann Arbor, joins to discuss pending legislation that would reduce the criminal convictions for marijuana charges.

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Carol Wood

Lansing City Council President

July 18th, 2019 12:00am

Guest host Kyle Melinn, of MIRS News, welcomes Carol on-air ahead of the August 6th local primary election. This will be Wood's final run for City Council - a potential sixth term!

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Patricia Spitzley

Lansing City Council At-Large Member

July 18th, 2019 12:00am

Spitzley, an incumbent for the City Council, discusses her last four years on the council and her take on medical and recreational marijuana.

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Yanice Jackson-Long

Candidate for Lansing City Council

July 18th, 2019 12:00am

Jackson-Long, a clerk for the Ingham County Treasurer's office, discusses her run for Lansing City Council and position on marijuana.

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Jody Washington

Lansing City Council Member

July 18th, 2019 12:00am

Washington, the First Ward incumbent candidate, discusses her ten years on the City Council. Jody also talks pot and her working relationship with Mayor Andy Schor.

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Charles Owens

State Director - National Federation of Independent Business

July 18th, 2019 12:00am

Was the amending of the minimum wage & paid sick leave bill constitutional? Owens offers the NFIB's take on the "adopt & amend" procedure used by republican legislators last term.

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Michele Fritz

Epidemiologist - Michigan State University

July 18th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses her new research from MSU which shows that many stroke victims need more assistance than they are receiving. What is the university doing to combat this?

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator

July 18th, 2019 12:00am

The democratic East Lansing senator argues that the state has seen "no major wins in the last 20 years" but now sees hope with current legislators and Governor Whitmer.

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Max Burns

Democratic Political Strategist

July 17th, 2019 12:00am

Reacts to the U.S. House of Representatives' official condemning of President Trump's comments telling four congresswomen to "go back to the countries they came from". Did his remarks end up banding dems closer together?

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Matt Brooks

Conservative Political Strategist

July 17th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses a new policy change for immigrants seeking refuge in America. Brooks argues that making immigrants seek asylum in other countries first is the right call by Trump.

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Jim Geyer

Meteorologist - WLNS 6 News

July 17th, 2019 12:00am

Geyer joins guest host Rich Herl in a discussion on the incoming heat wave headed to Michigan.

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David Dillard

President - KD College Prep

July 17th, 2019 12:00am

Reacts to a new poll that claims two out of every three American college graduates "regret" their degree. David and Rich discuss how to best decide post-high school options.

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Mark Meadows

Mayor of East Lansing

July 17th, 2019 12:00am

Mayor Meadows joins the show to update listeners on income tax revenue collection for the city of East Lansing. Meadows and Rich also discuss construction progress.

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Laura Sarna

Healthy Living Expert

July 17th, 2019 12:00am

Do you take diet supplements for your weight? Sarna and Rich react to new data which indicates that these "health" supplements actually increase your chance of heart disease.

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Wendy Patrick

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

July 17th, 2019 12:00am

Rich pinch hits during this weekly segment which examines some of the most intriguing legal stories across the nation.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

July 16th, 2019 12:00am

Guest host Rich Herl welcomes Dr. B for his weekly segment; the two discuss workplace procrastination. Why do we put off tasks? It's usually more than just not wanting to do them.

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Andrew Abood

Trustee - Lansing Community College

July 16th, 2019 12:00am

Offers details from last night's special LCC board meeting which was called to address the replacement search and process for current president, Dr. Brent Young.

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Pat Dehaan

Senior Petroleum Analyst - GasBuddy.com

July 16th, 2019 12:00am

Will Hurricane/Tropical Storm Barry lead to higher national gas prices? Dehaan joins to discuss why Lansing and the state alike have seen continued prices increases at the pump.

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Leilani Brown

Senior Vice President - K12, Inc.

July 16th, 2019 12:00am

It's Job Shadow Week for careers in the skilled trades sector. Brown phones in to detail what opportunities the industry holds.

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Michael Martinez

Reporter - AutomotiveNews.com

July 16th, 2019 12:00am

Reports on contract negotiations between the UAW and Ford Motor Company which saw opening handshakes this week.

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Judy Lyle

Healthy Living Expert

July 16th, 2019 12:00am

Why are dairy groups across the country pushing for coffee in high schools? Lyle joins fill-in host Rich Herl to discuss the intriguing story.

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Nancy Wang

Executive Director - Voters Not Politicians

July 16th, 2019 12:00am

Does Voters Not Politicians have a new ballot initiative? The nonpartisan nonprofit organization is now considering a campaign to either expand or eliminate term limits in the state.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

July 15th, 2019 12:00am

Live from London, Owen reports on the latest news regarding nuclear development Iran - the country now saying it's willing to negotiate.

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Carol Cool

Co-Founder - Women in Skilled Trades

July 15th, 2019 12:00am

Guest host Rich Herl invites Carol to discuss an event held Saturday by her group, which took aim at increasing awareness of career availability for women in skilled trades.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

July 15th, 2019 12:00am

Brown reports on the fallout of Hurricane Barry, the major weather event hit Louisiana and parts of Mississippi this past weekend.

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Nora Luke

Co-Chair - Lansing Walk to End Alzheimer’s

July 15th, 2019 12:00am

Luke, who also worked as a referral development specialist for Sparrow’s Post Acute Care Division, discusses an annual Alzheimer's charity walk taking place this September.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

July 15th, 2019 12:00am

Kyle joins sitting guest host Rich Herl in reacting to several statewide political stories including a new push by Voters Not Politicians and the latest state election buzz.

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Michael Law

Conservative Political Analyst

July 15th, 2019 12:00am

Reacts to the resignation of Labor secretary Alex Acosta; Law argues Acosta is making the right move but that it isn't fair to judge an 11-year-old action based on new information.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 15th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, Sutherland follows up on the weekend ICE raids that occurred, but didn't seem quite as major as previously predicted.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 12th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, Sutherland reports on the likelihood of ICE immigration raids taking place over the nation this weekend.

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Tony Lazzaro

Conservative Political Strategist

July 12th, 2019 12:00am

Lazzaro, also the founder of the Big Tent Republicans PAC, reacts to President Trump's citizenship question being barred from the 2020 census. What's the next move for Trump?

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George Seay

Founder - Annedale Capital

July 12th, 2019 12:00am

Comments on the current state of the U.S. economy. Seay argues that things are generally strong, but fading due to political reasoning.

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Andrew Abood

Trustee - Lansing Community College

July 12th, 2019 12:00am

Abood reacts to the retirement of LCC's current president, Dr. Brent Knight, who has served in the position for the past 11 years.

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Beverly Boatley

Social Services Director - Young Health Pioneers

July 12th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses her organization Young Health Pioneers - a small Michigan-based nonprofit that bands together to help struggling, developing countries throughout Africa and Asia.

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Jeremy Greenfield

Senior Editor - Reader's Digest

July 12th, 2019 12:00am

What are the most friendly cities in the country? Greenfield offers some answers to this question in his latest article which looks at the 50 of the friendliest American towns.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 11th, 2019 12:00am

Reports on the latest controversy over President Trump's Labor secretary Alexander Acosta. Ten years ago in Florida, Acosta gave a light sentence to Jeffrey Epstein - the billionaire now convicted of underage sex-trafficking.

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Peter Spadafore

Vice President - Lansing City Council

July 11th, 2019 12:00am

Joins the show to inform listeners on major road construction taking place across Martin Luther King Boulevard. One project is already ongoing and another larger job will begin in August.

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Jim Lower

State Representative

July 11th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the intense race heating up in Michigan's 3rd District. The competition for now independent candidate Justin Amash is up to five GOP hopefuls (including Lower) as well as three democratic contenders.

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Kevin Chavous

Democratic Political Strategist & Attorney

July 11th, 2019 12:00am

Argues that the secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta, should resign following his handling of Jeffrey Esptein's initial 2009 sex-trafficking trial.

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Hondo Carpenter

SpartanNation.com

July 11th, 2019 12:00am

Hondo and Dave discuss the career and arrest of former MSU footballer Malik McDowell. In January, McDowell was arrested and tased after a vehicle he was drunkenly driving spun out.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

July 11th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the latest Trump news including a potential executive order regarding the 2020 census.

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Jeff Sanborn

National Corn Growers Association

July 11th, 2019 12:00am

Sanborn, a NCGA member and current corn farmer, responds to the the big oil ads being placed in swing states attempting to sway people against ethanol requirements.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

July 10th, 2019 12:00am

Live from NYC, Powers reports on the parade being held for the US women's soccer team, boasting their fourth World Cup win!

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Wendy Patrick

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

July 10th, 2019 12:00am

Weekly segment examining some of the country's most interesting legal stories.

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Christina Martin

Attorney - Pacific Legal Foundation

July 10th, 2019 12:00am

Are Michigan counties taking their property tax cases too far? For example, Wayne County seizing and selling a 100,000+ home that was only a few hundred dollars behind on payments. The attorney on that case comments.

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David Grasso

Media Director - BoldTV

July 10th, 2019 12:00am

The conservative political analyst offers feedback on, among other issues, Bernie Sanders's proposed idea of rotating judges on and off of the Supreme Court.

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Derrick Morgan

Vice President - American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturer

July 10th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses ethanol fuel requirements for small oil refineries across the state. How does exempting blending affect this season's already troubled corn farmers?

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Elyse Kopietz

COO - Habitat for Humanity Capitol Region

July 10th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses her organization's week long "Rock the Block" event taking place for Lansing's Baker neighborhood; Kopietz describes a few of the community revitalization plans for the area.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

July 10th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the latest with President Trump including his tweets insulting the U.K.'s Ambasador to the United States following his resignation.

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

July 9th, 2019 12:00am

Dave and the Good Doctor discuss the best ways to show your partner daily signs of love and affection. The two agree that constant verbal reminders and simple acts like hugs can help "cement the love" of a relationship.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 9th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington, Sutherland reports on the latest news in Iran, where the middle eastern country breaks another nuclear deal agreement.

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Chad Livengood

Senior Editor - Crain's Detroit Business

July 9th, 2019 12:00am

Reports on a story regarding Governor Whitmer's latest proposed roads fix plan; this one, she said, came straight out of former governor Rick Snyder's "trashcan".

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Mark Graham

President & CEO - eNtelligy Marketing

July 9th, 2019 12:00am

Reacts to Nike's decision to pull their Betsy Ross Flag shoes following push-back from Colin Kaepernick - Nike stock has risen since. Was this a calculated move or a natural reaction?

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Keith Ledbetter

President - Associated Builders & Contractors of MI

July 9th, 2019 12:00am

Responds to Operating Engineers 324's critique of the proposed bill that would change MDOT hiring regulations. Ledbetter says the bill is what's best for the business.

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Matt Resch

President - Resch Strategies

July 9th, 2019 12:00am

Resch, a longtime associate of Justin Amash, comments on the potential for success with Rep. Amash now running as an independent.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

July 9th, 2019 12:00am

Live from the White House, Decker reports on the latest with President Trump including buzz surrounding his Labor secretary Alex Acosta's connection to billionaire and newly convicted sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.

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Matt Napolitano

Fox News Radio

July 8th, 2019 12:00am

Live from NYC, Napolitano reports on the US women's soccer team winning the World Cup for a record fourth time. Also, why was this year's team considered the most political yet?

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Dan McKernan

Spokesperson - Operating Engineers 324

July 8th, 2019 12:00am

Discusses why his organization of union workers is against pending legislation that would change MDOT's hiring regulations..

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Andy Schor

Mayor of Lansing

July 8th, 2019 12:00am

Recaps some of the highlights from The United States Conference of Mayors' 87th Annual Meeting; this year's focus was on infrastructure.

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Tom Norton

GOP Congressional Candidate

July 8th, 2019 12:00am

Reacts to news that his former-GOP opponent Rep. Justin Amash has left the party and may run as an independent.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

July 8th, 2019 12:00am

Dave and Kyle talk statewide politics in their weekly segment; today, the two focus on examining the proposed road plans currently in front of Michigan legislators.

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Michael Law

Conservative Political Analyst

July 8th, 2019 12:00am

Offers feedback on the president's Fourth of July celebration. Law explains why he thinks Trump offered a nonpartisan, respectful ceremony.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

July 8th, 2019 12:00am

Weekly update on statewide gas prices.

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Ash Wright

GOP Political analyst

July 5th, 2019 12:00am

Ash and Dave discuss the latest on fundraising in the presidential race.

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Jenna Ellis

GOP Strategist

July 5th, 2019 12:00am

Jenna gives us her take on President Trump's trip to North Korea.

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Tonya J Powers

Fox News Radio

July 5th, 2019 12:00am

Tonya gives us the rundown of Wallet Hub's list of the most patriotic states in the U-S and tells us where Michigan ranks.

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Linda Myers

Cook in Tuscany co-founder

July 5th, 2019 12:00am

Linda and Dave discuss the best ideas for 4th of July parties.

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Amos Waranch

Legal Expert

July 5th, 2019 12:00am

Class-action lawsuit related to Alexa that focuses on children being unknowingly recorded.

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Dr James Juarez

Medical Expert

July 5th, 2019 12:00am

Dr Juarez and Dave talk about how to select the right diet if you're trying to lose weight.

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Pete Trabucco

Travel Specialist

July 5th, 2019 12:00am

Pete talks about how the weather can affect us socially.

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Chelsee Maxwell

Aesthetic Nurse

July 5th, 2019 12:00am

Chelsee discusses the rising number of young people choosing to have plastic surgery.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Live from D.C., Sutherland reports on President Trump's planned festivities for the Fourth of July: a "stationary parade" featuring military tanks.

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Loretta Powers

WEEKLY LEGAL TALK

July 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Weekly segment examining some of the nation's most intriguing legal stories. Powers also shares some international travel stories.

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Brian Calley

President - Small Business Owners Association of MI

July 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Calley, the former lieutenant governor, discusses additional taxation on small businesses and its possible grim outcome.

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James Stajos

Owner - American Eagle Fireworks, Inc.

July 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses the quantity of fireworks sold during the Fourth of July and offers advice on how to have a fun and safe show.

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Dave Akerly

July 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Dave and producer Nick Tomayko comment on Nike's new shoes, featuring a Revolutionary-era American flag, being axed after receiving negative feedback from Colin Kaepernick.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

July 3rd, 2019 12:00am

Reports some of the numbers for holiday travelers hitting the highways - including 1.8 million drivers from Michigan alone!

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Psychologically Speaking with Dr. John Braccio

July 2nd, 2019 12:00am

The Good Doctor and Dave tackle the subject of personal values - how are they formed and how can they shape an individual?

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Gurnal Scott

Fox News Radio

July 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Live from NYC, Scott reports on the system which will cut some of the 20 democratic presidential candidates.

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Adrian Hemond

Conservative Political Strategist - Grassroots Midwest

July 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Offers his opinions on a myriad of subjects including the primary election of Rep. Justin Amash (R), the democratic presidential hopefuls and recent rulings of the Supreme Court.

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Kevin Selhmeyer

State Fire Marshall

July 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Updates listeners on some of the state's laws and ordinances regarding fireworks ahead of the extended holiday weekend.

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Tim Snyder

Economist - Matador Economics

July 2nd, 2019 12:00am

Discusses some of the complex geopolitical reasoning behinds shifts in crude oil prices.

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