The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show
Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
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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April 9th, 2020 12:00am
Rachel brings us the latest on Bernie Sanders suspending his democratic presidential campaign.
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Montana Secretary of State
Corey weighs in on the pressure against democrats to keep up with President Trump's messaging on Covid-19.
State Representative - Dewitt
Graham tells us about his demands for more Covid-19 transparency from the Whitmer administration.
Lansing Lugnuts Owner
Tom tells us about the financial struggles facing the minor league baseball team.
Lansing city council president
Peter gives us an update on how the city is dealing with the Covid-19 outbreak.
Pastor and Inspirational Speaker
Pastor Rick discusses how to stay tough mentally in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Dr. Ivan Misner
Dr Misner breaks down on how to be productive while working from home during Covid-19.
April 8th, 2020 12:00am
Wendy and Dave hold their weekly discussion on the most bizarre legal stories across the U.S. and worldwide.
Rachel breaks down how small business loans are working out during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Spencer weighs in on calls for the director of the W.H.O to resign over his handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
Tom gives us his reaction to Tuesday's unique legislative session in which lawmakers approved a Covid-19 emergency order extension.
Brian tells us about the utility's efforts to connect small businesses in Michigan
to available assistance in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Chad and Dave discuss issues dealing with health care systems and hospitals keeping the media up to
date on coronavirus case numbers and PPE needs.
CPA and Money Manager
Bill addresses financial questions surrounding the Covid-19 relief package and the current tax outlook for many
Jon gives us the latest on the ousting of the White House west wing press secretary without a briefing.
Dr John Braccio
Regional Psychological Services
April 7th, 2020 12:00am
Dr Braccio and Dave in their weekly discussion break down the keys to a successful marriage.
Simon brings us the latest on coronavirus concerns around the world, including the British PM hospitalization, Japan's state of emergency, and the Irish PM doctor re-registration.
Curtis Hertel Jr.
State Senator - East Lansing
Curtis and Dave preview a unique day at the state Capitol, where lawmakers will vote on Covid-19 issues with precautionary measures being put in place.
The Governor speaks exclusively with Dave about the state's response to Covid-19.
State Representative (D) - 69th District Meridian Township
Julie continues the discussion and preview of today's session at the state Capitol and why she is not planning to attend.
Dr. Sampson Davis
Emergency Medicine Physician
Dr. Davis gives us his take on the coronavirus outbreak in hard-hit New York City.
Jon gives us the daily update on President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
April 6th, 2020 12:00am
Eben brings us the latest on how U-S states are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.
Michael Starr Hopkins
Michael weighs in on House speaker Nancy Pelosi's push for a new stimulus bill that would roll back the state and local tax deduction cap.
Ingham County Health officer
Linda tells us whether there's any flattening of the Covid-19 "curve" based on a slower case rate increase.
Dennis weighs in on how he feels things will be different in the U.S. once the coronavirus pandemic comes to an end.
Kyle and Dave hold their weekly discussion on state government issues....including the legislature's
scheduled session on Tuesday to take up important Covid-19-related matters.
Author of "Founders Revolution"
Michael weighs in on the Treasury Secretary's statement that the first round of coronavirus relief checks will be arriving in two weeks.
Adrienne breaks down the latest local and statewide gas price averages for the week.
Jon and Dave recap President Trump's weekend and his most recent handling of Covid-19.
April 3rd, 2020 12:00am
Rachel gives us the latest on the democratic national convention's date being pushed back due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sassa talks about her company's manufacturing of face shields and other personal protective equipment during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Andy breaks down efforts by the cities of Lansing and East Lansing to support the homeless during the coronavirus outbreak.
Associated Press Detroit
Larry gives us the details of an online fund that has already raised tens of thousands
of dollars for media affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Jeff and Dave break a story for 1320 WILS on a partnership between MSU and Sparrow to decontaminate PPE gear and face masks that become reusable as a result.
David weighs in on how the coronavirus pandemic is spurring the anxieties of high school seniors about their plans for college.
Jon brings us his daily update on President Trump's continued response to Covid-19.
April 2nd, 2020 12:00am
Simon brings us the latest from Russia in the Covid-19 pandemic as the country sends aid to the U-S while president Putin may have been exposed to the virus.
DTE Foundation President
Lynette tells us about DTE Energy's donation of new personal protective equipment to Detroit Police.
MI Unemployment Insurance Agency
Kimberly shares with us the struggles of the UIA to keep up with high demand for applicants impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
MITA Government Affairs Director
Lance reacts to the Governor deeming road construction projects as essential in response to MITA's concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.
Jersey Giant owner and proprietor in Delta Twp
Britt tells us about his company's sandwich donations to frontline workers in the Covid-19 outbreak and
how his business is being impacted.
Dr Jon Baugh
Emergency Room Doctor
Dr Baugh weighs in on a new study showing that the U-S was better prepared for the coronavirus pandemic
than any other country.
Jon weighs in on the just-released and astounding unemployment insurance claims from last week....and also brings us the latest on President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Retired Police Chief
April 1st, 2020 12:00am
Bob tells us about plans by California police to use Chinese-made patrol drones with night-vision cameras during coronavirus lockdown.
Lansing City Council
Carol tells us how the city and neighborhoods are coping during this Covid-19 pandemic.
Detroit Free Press
Paul breaks down the recent surge in visitors to state parks in Michigan that has forced the closing of a northern
recreation area for being overcrowded.
Grewal Law Attorney
David's firm now representing 40 people who claim they were sexual assault victims of the late U of M Dr. Robert Anderson.
Loretta and Dave break down the most recent bizarre legal cases across the U.S. and the world.
Jon weighs in on Tuesday's comments from President Trump who says the next 30 days in the U.S. will be difficult
during the Covid-19 pandemic.
March 31st, 2020 12:00am
Dr Braccio and Dave this week discuss the art of how to better cope with your situation in this Covid-19 pandemic.
Northwest Initiative Outreach Coordinator
Maddy tells us about the emergency supplemental food kits and general food that will be distributed to Lansing school students during an event hosted by the Initiative this Thursday.
Chad brings us an update from Detroit on how the Covid-19 is impacting health care in Michigan.
Capital Region Community Foundation
Laurie tells us about the Foundation making 1 million in grant money available to human services agencies that are stressed due to Covid-19.
Abood Law Firm
Andrew weighs in on how to control the continued gatherings of people in spite of Governor Whitmer's Stay Home, Stay Safe order.
Dr Katie Jarvis
Dr Jarvis reacts to the lack of ICU beds in counties where millions of older Americans vulnerable to the coronavirus are living.
Jon brings us the latest on President Trump's continued response to the coronavirus pandemic.
March 30th, 2020 12:00am
Dave brings us the latest on weekend developments in Michigan in the Covid-19 pandemic.
Rachel brings us the latest on the government's response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Opinion Editor - Deseret News
Boyd weighs in on the 2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package.
State Senator (D) - East Lansing
Hertel gives us his take on the Michigan end of things in the coronavirus pandemic.
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
Max breaks down the effect of the federal relief program for people on social security and medicare.
Kyle and Dave hold their weekly discussion on state government issues, including how the gov't is being impacted by Covid-19.
Michael weighs in on the economic suffering caused by the coronavirus and the impact it's having on President Trump politically.
Adrienne breaks down the local and statewide average gas prices for this week.
Jon recaps President Trump's weekend in Washington D.C.
March 27th, 2020 12:00am
Schor talks about today's declaration of "Community Support Day" in the capital city.
Simon brings us the latest on the Covid-19 pandemic across the world.
David weighs in on the coronavirus relief package that's moving forward in Washington.
Senior Economic Advisor of Chicago's Federal Reserve
William brings us the latest monthly survey from the MI Retailers Assoc and Fed Reserve Bank.
Lansing Economic Area Partnership
Bob outlines the new efforts by LEAP with help from the MEDC to administer new working capital grants to small businesses in the tri-county area.
United States Senator
Peters outlines the coronavirus relief package that was passed by the Senate and includes his bill to expand unemployment assistance.
Jon brings us an update on President Trump's continued response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Ron The Wine Guy
Ron and Dave discuss how the wine industry has been impacted by Covid-19.
March 26th, 2020 12:00am
Rachel breaks down the coronavirus aid package that passed the U.S. Senate last night.
Max weighs in on a bipartisan U.S. House resolution that condemns the Chinese government over its handling of the coronavirus.
Ingham County Health Officer
Linda weighs in on the media's coverage of Covid-19 and whether certain case figures really tell the whole story.
Michigan Association of Register of Deeds
Stu explains how the Registers are still working in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Craig and Dave talk about the Covid-19 problems in Wayne County and how the rising number of cases are overwhelming hospitals and other medical facilities.
Jon brings us the latest in the White House's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Business and Financial Strategist
JP gives us his perspective on the approach to the Covid 19 outbreak from investors and stockholders.
State Representative - 71st District
March 25th, 2020 12:00am
Witwer previews this Friday's virtual Town Hall meeting that she's hosting with senator Tom Barrett on measures being taken to slow the spread of Covid-19.
Small Business Association of Michigan - President
Brian gives us his take on Governor Whitmer's stay-at-home order and his concerns about businesses shutting down in the Covid-19 pandemic.
Professor Alain Sanders
Political Science Professor – St. Peters University
Prof Sanders weighs in on President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
George weighs in on the coronavirus stimulus package.
Lansing City Council President
Peter gives us his perspective on the Governor's stay-at-home order and on the budget proposal submitted this week by mayor Andy Schor.
Wendy and Dave hold their weekly discussion on the wacky and bizarre legal stories across the globe.
Jon continues our discussion on how President Trump is handling the Covid-19 pandemic.
March 24th, 2020 12:00am
Dr Braccio discusses domestic violence concerns in homes with rising anxiety during crises like the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Marketing Resource Group
Jenell breaks down a new statewide poll on the coronavirus pandemic and the personal impact on residents.
GM Sleeves Up Campaign Manager
Sean and Dave discuss the severe blood shortage at the American Red Cross due to blood drive cancellations in the Covid-19 pandemic.
Mayor Schor delivers the details of his FY2021 budget proposal.
Rachel brings us the latest on the coronavirus bill being taken up by Congress.
Jon brings us the latest on President Trump's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.
Sr. Economy Reporter - Crains Detroit
March 23rd, 2020 12:00am
General Motors are preparing to manufacture parts for at
least 200,000 ventilators. Walsh explains how Michigan companies are responding to the global health crisis.
CEO - CATA
Brad Funkhouser tells Dave why CATA shut down all of its fixed routes and how people who need it can still get service.
General Manager - Lansing Board of Water and Light
With unemployment skyrocketing in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Lansing BWL is postponing all shutoffs. Dick Peffley gives the details.
Father Gordon Reigle
St. Thomas Aquinas / St. John East Lansing
What happens to the congregation when congregating becomes taboo? Father Gordon gives information on how the church is responding to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Co-Owner and Editor - MIRS News
A shelter in place order could be on the horizon for Michigan. Kyle and Dave continue the conversation on the Coronavirus pandemic.
Michael and Dave debate the constitutionality of the government's orders to shut down businesses.
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