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Paul Egan

Breaks down Governor Whitmer's press conference on the budget. Also discusses the dismissal of Agustin Arbulu.

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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.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

April 7th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator - East Lansing

April 7th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Gretchen Whitmer

MI Governor

April 7th, 2020 12:00am

The Governor speaks exclusively with Dave about the state's response to Covid-19.

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Julie Brixie

State Representative (D) - 69th District Meridian Township

April 7th, 2020 12:00am

Julie continues the discussion and preview of today's session at the state Capitol and why she is not planning to attend.

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Dr. Sampson Davis

Emergency Medicine Physician

April 7th, 2020 12:00am

Dr. Davis gives us his take on the coronavirus outbreak in hard-hit New York City.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

April 7th, 2020 12:00am

Jon gives us the daily update on President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

April 6th, 2020 12:00am

Eben brings us the latest on how U-S states are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Michael Starr Hopkins

Democratic Strategist

April 6th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health officer

April 6th, 2020 12:00am

Linda tells us whether there's any flattening of the Covid-19 "curve" based on a slower case rate increase.

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Dennis Lennox

Republican Strategist

April 6th, 2020 12:00am

Dennis weighs in on how he feels things will be different in the U.S. once the coronavirus pandemic comes to an end.

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Kyle Melinn

MIRS News

April 6th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Michael Law

Author of "Founders Revolution"

April 6th, 2020 12:00am

Michael weighs in on the Treasury Secretary's statement that the first round of coronavirus relief checks will be arriving in two weeks.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

April 6th, 2020 12:00am

Adrienne breaks down the latest local and statewide gas price averages for the week.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

April 6th, 2020 12:00am

Jon and Dave recap President Trump's weekend and his most recent handling of Covid-19.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

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.

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Sassa Akervall

Akervall Technologies

April 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Sassa talks about her company's manufacturing of face shields and other personal protective equipment during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

April 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Andy breaks down efforts by the cities of Lansing and East Lansing to support the homeless during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Larry Lage

Associated Press Detroit

April 3rd, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Jeff Dwyer

MSU Extension

April 3rd, 2020 12:00am

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.

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David Dillard

Education analyst

April 3rd, 2020 12:00am

David weighs in on how the coronavirus pandemic is spurring the anxieties of high school seniors about their plans for college.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

April 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Jon brings us his daily update on President Trump's continued response to Covid-19.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

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.

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Lynette Dowler

DTE Foundation President

April 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Lynette tells us about DTE Energy's donation of new personal protective equipment to Detroit Police.

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Kimberly Berry

MI Unemployment Insurance Agency

April 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Kimberly shares with us the struggles of the UIA to keep up with high demand for applicants impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Lance Binoniemi

MITA Government Affairs Director

April 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Lance reacts to the Governor deeming road construction projects as essential in response to MITA's concerns about the coronavirus outbreak.

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Britt Slocum

Jersey Giant owner and proprietor in Delta Twp

April 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Britt tells us about his company's sandwich donations to frontline workers in the Covid-19 outbreak and how his business is being impacted.

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Dr Jon Baugh

Emergency Room Doctor

April 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Dr Baugh weighs in on a new study showing that the U-S was better prepared for the coronavirus pandemic than any other country.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

April 2nd, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Bob Pavone

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.

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Carol Wood

Lansing City Council

April 1st, 2020 12:00am

Carol tells us how the city and neighborhoods are coping during this Covid-19 pandemic.

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Paul Egan

Detroit Free Press

April 1st, 2020 12:00am

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.

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David Mittleman

Grewal Law Attorney

April 1st, 2020 12:00am

David's firm now representing 40 people who claim they were sexual assault victims of the late U of M Dr. Robert Anderson.

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Loretta Powers

Legal Analyst

April 1st, 2020 12:00am

Loretta and Dave break down the most recent bizarre legal cases across the U.S. and the world.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

April 1st, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Dr John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

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.

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Maddy Knott

Northwest Initiative Outreach Coordinator

March 31st, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Chad Livengood

Crain's Detroit

March 31st, 2020 12:00am

Chad brings us an update from Detroit on how the Covid-19 is impacting health care in Michigan.

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Laura Baumer

Capital Region Community Foundation

March 31st, 2020 12:00am

Laurie tells us about the Foundation making 1 million in grant money available to human services agencies that are stressed due to Covid-19.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

March 31st, 2020 12:00am

Andrew weighs in on how to control the continued gatherings of people in spite of Governor Whitmer's Stay Home, Stay Safe order.

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Dr Katie Jarvis

Healthcare Analyst

March 31st, 2020 12:00am

Dr Jarvis reacts to the lack of ICU beds in counties where millions of older Americans vulnerable to the coronavirus are living.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 31st, 2020 12:00am

Jon brings us the latest on President Trump's continued response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dave Akerly

March 30th, 2020 12:00am

Dave brings us the latest on weekend developments in Michigan in the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 30th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel brings us the latest on the government's response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Boyd Matheson

Opinion Editor - Deseret News

March 30th, 2020 12:00am

Boyd weighs in on the 2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator (D) - East Lansing

March 30th, 2020 12:00am

Hertel gives us his take on the Michigan end of things in the coronavirus pandemic.

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Max Richtman

National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

March 30th, 2020 12:00am

Max breaks down the effect of the federal relief program for people on social security and medicare.

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Kyle Melinn

MIRS News

March 30th, 2020 12:00am

Kyle and Dave hold their weekly discussion on state government issues, including how the gov't is being impacted by Covid-19.

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Michael Law

Author of "Founders Revolution"

March 30th, 2020 12:00am

Michael weighs in on the economic suffering caused by the coronavirus and the impact it's having on President Trump politically.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

March 30th, 2020 12:00am

Adrienne breaks down the local and statewide average gas prices for this week.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 30th, 2020 12:00am

Jon recaps President Trump's weekend in Washington D.C.

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Andy Schor

Lansing mayor

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Schor talks about today's declaration of "Community Support Day" in the capital city.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Simon brings us the latest on the Covid-19 pandemic across the world.

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David Grasso

Political Analyst

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

David weighs in on the coronavirus relief package that's moving forward in Washington.

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William Strauss

Senior Economic Advisor of Chicago's Federal Reserve

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

William brings us the latest monthly survey from the MI Retailers Assoc and Fed Reserve Bank.

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Bob Trezise

Lansing Economic Area Partnership

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Gary Peters

United States Senator

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Peters outlines the coronavirus relief package that was passed by the Senate and includes his bill to expand unemployment assistance.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Jon brings us an update on President Trump's continued response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Ron The Wine Guy

March 27th, 2020 12:00am

Ron and Dave discuss how the wine industry has been impacted by Covid-19.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel breaks down the coronavirus aid package that passed the U.S. Senate last night.

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Max Burns

Democratic Strategist

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Max weighs in on a bipartisan U.S. House resolution that condemns the Chinese government over its handling of the coronavirus.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Linda weighs in on the media's coverage of Covid-19 and whether certain case figures really tell the whole story.

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Stu Sanders

Michigan Association of Register of Deeds

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Stu explains how the Registers are still working in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Craig Mauger

Detroit News

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

Jon brings us the latest in the White House's response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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JP Maroney

Business and Financial Strategist

March 26th, 2020 12:00am

JP gives us his perspective on the approach to the Covid 19 outbreak from investors and stockholders.

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Angela Witwer

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.

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Brian Calley

Small Business Association of Michigan - President

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Professor Alain Sanders

Political Science Professor – St. Peters University

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

Prof Sanders weighs in on President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

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George Seay

Political Analyst

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

George weighs in on the coronavirus stimulus package.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

Wendy and Dave hold their weekly discussion on the wacky and bizarre legal stories across the globe.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 25th, 2020 12:00am

Jon continues our discussion on how President Trump is handling the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Dr John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Dr Braccio discusses domestic violence concerns in homes with rising anxiety during crises like the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Jenell Leonard

Marketing Resource Group

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Jenell breaks down a new statewide poll on the coronavirus pandemic and the personal impact on residents.

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Sean O'Sullivan

GM Sleeves Up Campaign Manager

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Sean and Dave discuss the severe blood shortage at the American Red Cross due to blood drive cancellations in the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Mayor Schor delivers the details of his FY2021 budget proposal.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel brings us the latest on the coronavirus bill being taken up by Congress.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 24th, 2020 12:00am

Jon brings us the latest on President Trump's handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Dustin Walsh

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.

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Brad Funkhouser

CEO - CATA

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Brad Funkhouser tells Dave why CATA shut down all of its fixed routes and how people who need it can still get service.

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Dick Peffley

General Manager - Lansing Board of Water and Light

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

With unemployment skyrocketing in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Lansing BWL is postponing all shutoffs. Dick Peffley gives the details.

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Father Gordon Reigle

St. Thomas Aquinas / St. John East Lansing

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

What happens to the congregation when congregating becomes taboo? Father Gordon gives information on how the church is responding to the Coronavirus outbreak.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor - MIRS News

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

A shelter in place order could be on the horizon for Michigan. Kyle and Dave continue the conversation on the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Michael Law

Author of "Founders Revolution"

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Michael and Dave debate the constitutionality of the government's orders to shut down businesses.

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Adrienne Woodland & Jon Decker

Various

March 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Jon Decker gives a live update from the White House and Adrienne gives an update on gas prices.

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Alex Azar

Secretary of Health and Human Services - Trump Administration

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Secretary Azar speaks with Dave about the development of new treatments for the coronavirus and how the Trump administration is handling the situation.

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Mike Haridopoulos

Former Senate President - Florida

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Mike and Dave discuss the implications of a potential trillion dollar stimulus package from the federal government in response to the Coronavirus.

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Dr. Curtis Smith

Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Ferris State University and Clinical Pharmacist at Sparrow Hospital

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Donald Trump announced Thursday that the FDA has approved hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to treat malaria, rheumatic diseases and other conditions for COVID-19. Dr. Smith explains the science being the drug.

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Pat Dehaan

Sr. Petroleum Analyst - GAS BUDDY.COM

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

A station in Kentucky is selling gas for 99 cents a gallon as prices everywhere drop. Dehaan tells Dave whether he thinks they will go even lower.

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Steve Japinga

VP of Public Affairs - Lansing Regional Chamber

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Although construction has already began, the Red Cedar redevelopment project in Lansing may now be dead. Japinga gives the latest.

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Chris Whitten

Executive Director - Golf Association of Michigan

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Golf has been given the green light by Governor Whitmer amid the Coronavirus outbreak. Chris explains how you can socialize and social distance simultaneously.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

March 20th, 2020 12:00am

Jon and Dave continue the conversation on Donald Trump's handling of the Coronavirus situation.

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Dave Akerly

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Dave brings us the latest developments in Lansing and statewide surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel brings us the latest on the work being done by Congress on coronavirus funding.

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Jack Kingston

Former GA congressman

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Jack weighs in on the democratic presidential race between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders...and how the race may be a case of deja vu from 2016.

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Tom Barrett

State Senator

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Tom outlines the emergency appropriations bill passed by state lawmakers this week in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Dr Charles Ballard

MSU Economist

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Dr Ballard and Dave continue the discussion on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Chad Livengood

Crain's Detroit

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Chad and Dave continue the discussion of the COVID-19's impact on Michigan.

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Melissa Samuel

Healthcare Association of Michigan

March 19th, 2020 12:00am

Melissa outlines the steps that nursing facilities across Michigan are taking to protect their residents and their caregivers.

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