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Keith Whitfield

Keith and Dave talk about Wayne State University’s new free tuition program that is offered for every Detroit high school student that graduates beginning next year.

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Kevin Walling

Democratic Political Strategist

November 13th, 2019 12:00am

Kevin Walling talks with Dave about DACA landing before the Supreme Court did, and whether or not Trump’s ruling will be sustained.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

November 13th, 2019 12:00am

Tonya J. Powers stops by to discuss the U.S. Catholic Bishops electing the first ever Latino leader as president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

November 13th, 2019 12:00am

Lansing Mayor Andy Schor talks with Dave about his hat and glove drive that starts today, a possible Menorah sign being put next to the state Christmas tree, and more.

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Jim Geyer

WLNS Meteorologist

November 13th, 2019 12:00am

Jim Geyer talks about the recent freezing temperatures Michigan has experienced with it still being weeks until Winter officially begins, and what we can anticipate to see for the upcoming season.

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Ron Fournier

Co-Owner of Truscott Rodman

November 13th, 2019 12:00am

Ron stops by to talk with Dave and explain why he feels Governor Whitmer’s veto of the autism program remains inexplicable and damaging to the community.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

November 13th, 2019 12:00am

Jon Decker gives the latest update on Turkey’s President visiting the White House today, and information on the impeachment hearing happening today as well.

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Loretta Powers

November 13th, 2019 12:00am

Loretta Powers stops by this week and talk on all things legal, including the President possibly finally giving up his tax return documents.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

November 12th, 2019 12:00am

On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he talks about ADHD diagnosis in children all the way up to adulthood.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 12th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C. Rachel Sutherland gives the latest update on a research poll that says high school students believe a high school diploma is enough for them to be satisfied with.

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David Grasso

Political Analyst

November 12th, 2019 12:00am

David Grasso and Dave talk about whether or not the Trump Administration should remain quiet as the impeachment proceedings move forward.

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Chad Livengood

Senior Editor - Crain's Detroit Business

November 12th, 2019 12:00am

Chad Livengood talks about Flint's comeback story being at odds with its bleak fiscal outlook.

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Cody Tucker

Founder and Editor of 7220sports.com

November 12th, 2019 12:00am

Cody Tucker talks with Dave about the success of his story on Charles Rogers after locating him in Southwest Florida, and reflects on his sudden passing.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

November 12th, 2019 12:00am

Jon Decker gives the latest update on the impeachment investigation.

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Lene' Alley DeRudder

Attorney

November 12th, 2019 12:00am

Lene' and Dave discuss the impact of divorce on families, and even pets.

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Dave and Rich

November 11th, 2019 12:00am

Dave and Rich discuss the early arrival of winter weather as well as the death of Zachary Winston, who is the brother of MSU men's basketball star Cassius Winston.

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Dr. Eugene Lipov

Anasthesiologist

November 11th, 2019 12:00am

Dr Lipov and Dave discuss new research centering around an injection that treats PTSD symptoms in just hours.

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Mark Miller

Pacific Legal Foundation

November 11th, 2019 12:00am

Mark brings us the latest on the case of an 83-year-old man from Michigan who lost his home due to a mistakenly unpaid property bill....of 8 bucks.

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John Bizon

State Senator

November 11th, 2019 12:00am

John gives us the details of a bill he's sponsoring that would direct MDOT to contract out a feasibility study on Michigan toll roads by 2021.

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Kyle Melinn

MIRS News

November 11th, 2019 12:00am

Kyle and Dave hold their weekly discussion on all things state government.

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Michael Starr Hopkins

Democratic Political Strategist

November 11th, 2019 12:00am

Hopkins outlines his column that focuses on challenges with both democrats and republicans heading into the 2020 election.

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Gary Bubar

AAA Michigan

November 11th, 2019 12:00am

Gary gives us the weekly local and statewide gas prices.

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Tonya J Powers

Fox News Radio

November 11th, 2019 12:00am

Tonya and Dave run down the list of inductees for the National Toy Hall of Fame.

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Roy Gutterman

Fox News Radio

November 8th, 2019 12:00am

Roy and Dave discuss whether or not President Trump should be banned from Twitter, as some politicians are in favor of it.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 8th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C. Rachel Sutherland gives the latest update on President Trump heading to Atlanta today to launch his Black Voter Initiative.

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Dr. David Oualaalou

Global Prospective Advisor

November 8th, 2019 12:00am

Dr. David Oualaalou discuss with Dave whether or not the nuclear nightmare is inevitable.

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Mike Wayland

Automotive Journalist for CNBC

November 8th, 2019 12:00am

Mike talks with Dave about UAW issues with the upper level management despite the post strike deal with GM and Ford.

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Craig Mauger

Political Reporter - Detroit News

November 8th, 2019 12:00am

Craig Mauger talks about how close the government is with the budget stale mate, and Bernie Sanders raising a lot of money from Michigan.

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Pat Gillespie

Lansing Area Developer

November 8th, 2019 12:00am

Pat Gillespie shares information on Sears closing down more stores, including the Lansing location in Frandor Shopping Center.

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Ron The Wine Guy

November 8th, 2019 12:00am

On this segement with Ron The Wine Guy he talks about how Wine and Spirits can make great gifts for special occasions, and the effect of the California wildfires on wine harvesters there.

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Sam Inglot

Deputy Director - Progress Michigan

November 7th, 2019 12:00am

Sam and Dave discuss bills related to data centers coming up today in the state house, and how the school districts and advocates of fewer tax breaks are watching closely.

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Patrick Dehaan

GasBuddy.com

November 7th, 2019 12:00am

Patrick talks with Dave about the sudden jump in gas prices this week versus last week.

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Dr. Rob Kimball

Vice President for Charter Schools at Grand Valley State University

November 7th, 2019 12:00am

Dr. Rob Kimball talks about the Bridge Magazine’s Solutions Summit happening in Lansing today, and what the panel is scheduled to discuss.

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Brandon Betz

Lansing City Council

November 7th, 2019 12:00am

Brandon talk with Dave about his win on the First Ward race against Jody Washington for Lansing City Council.

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John Sellek

Founder and CEO of Harbor Strategic Public Affairs

November 7th, 2019 12:00am

John and Dave talk about the statewide election results, and takeaways from the GOP strategists.

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Mark Meadows

East Lansing Mayor

November 7th, 2019 12:00am

Mark Meadows talks about his win against Erik Altman with only a two vote difference.

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Michael Houlihan

Author

November 7th, 2019 12:00am

Michael talks about what you can do if you’re over 55 years old and struggling to find work

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Wendy Patrick

Attorney

November 6th, 2019 12:00am

Patrick gives details on different incidents that have taken place in America and how they can and or have been dealt with legally.

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Steve Japinga

Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

November 6th, 2019 12:00am

Japinga covers important issues facing the nation, discusses yesterday's election results, as well as the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce Legislative Dinner taking place on Thursday, Nov. 7.

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Gary Peters

United States Senator

November 6th, 2019 12:00am

Peters discusses how much the impeachment is slowing down other business on capitol hill, what's ahead when it comes to campaigning and more.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

November 6th, 2019 12:00am

Decker discusses how Trump calls for 'war' against Mexican drug cartel after 9 Americans are murdered in Mexico.

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Keith Reed

Sports Business Editor

November 6th, 2019 12:00am

Reed gives his opinion on the NCAA allowing college athletes to profit from their brand.

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Dave Akerly

November 6th, 2019 12:00am

Dave gives an election recap for Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties.

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Dave Akerly

November 6th, 2019 12:00am

Dave updates listeners with a recap of election night from Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties.

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Carol Wood

Lansing Council President and At Large Member

November 6th, 2019 12:00am

Wood talks about Tuesday's city council election results.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

November 5th, 2019 12:00am

On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he talks about why saying sorry is such a big deal for some, and how it can affect your relationships with people in the long run.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

November 5th, 2019 12:00am

Tonya J. Powers gives the latest update on three gubernatorial races testing whether or not every race is about President Trump.

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Hondo Carpenter

SI Spartan Nation

November 5th, 2019 12:00am

Hondo and Dave talk MSU basketball as the Spartans prepare to play against Kentucky tonight.

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Curtis Hertel

State Senator - East Lansing

November 5th, 2019 12:00am

State Sen. Curtis Hertel (D) talks about the update on stalled budgets, and bills for sports betting.

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Jonathan Oosting

Bridge Magazine

November 5th, 2019 12:00am

Johnathan and Dave talk about the retail sales of recreational marijuana that may still be months away, even though the state began taking applications for businesses last Friday.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 5th, 2019 12:00am

Live from Washington D.C. Rachel Sutherland gives the latest update on the four White House officials that won’t testify, following the scheduled house inquiry deposition yesterday.

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Leigh Richardson

Brain Specialist for the Brain Performance Center

November 5th, 2019 12:00am

Leigh Richardson talks with Dave about the effect that Alzheimer's have on families, and possible ways you can prevent it from happening to you when you get older.

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Dr. Meena Bose

Chair of Presidential Studies at Hofstra University

November 4th, 2019 12:00am

Dr. Bose discusses details on presidential candidates.

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Dick Peffley

General Manager - Lansing Board of Water and Light

November 4th, 2019 12:00am

Peffley gives some insight on the five public open houses that will be held in November to shape the Board of Water and Light's New Integrated Resource Plan.

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Barb Byrum

Ingham County Clerk

November 4th, 2019 12:00am

Byrum talks about the upcoming election, the effect absentee ballot usage has on clerks and more.

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Kyle Melinn

MIRS News

November 4th, 2019 12:00am

Kyle Melinn covers all things state government in Michigan!

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Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.

Editor In Chief Of The New York Analysis of Policy and Government

November 4th, 2019 12:00am

Vernuccio discusses if the impeachment of President Trump will hurt his re-election, why American's are split when it comes to the impeachment and the next steps for Trump's 2020 campaign.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

November 4th, 2019 12:00am

Woodland gives some details, comparisons and details on gas prices in the state of Michigan.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

November 1st, 2019 12:00am

Live in London Simon Owen gives the latest update on North Korea launching two projectiles.

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Professor Alain Sanders

Political Science Professor – St. Peters University

November 1st, 2019 12:00am

Professor Alain Sanders talks with Dave about the latest Washington D.C. stunts with the impeachment rule vote, and what’s coming next following that.

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Sarah Lehr

Lansing State Journal Reporter

November 1st, 2019 12:00am

Sarah and Dave discuss the city council races happening in Lansing.

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Steve Johnson

State Representative R-72nd District

November 1st, 2019 12:00am

State Rep. Steve Johnson and Dave talk about The Heartbeat Coalition that’s pushing back on the House Democrats women’s reproductive health omnibus package.

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Boyd Matheson

Fox News Radio

November 1st, 2019 12:00am

Boyd and Dave talk about how the Durham probe may take aim at Barack Obama’s era figures.

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Brian Calley

Small Business Association of Michigan - President

November 1st, 2019 12:00am

Brian gives his opinion about the court ruling of claims that went against Governor Whitmer and Attorney General Dana Nessel.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

October 31st, 2019 12:00am

Tonya talks with Dave about to most popular Halloween candy and costumes this year.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

October 31st, 2019 12:00am

Dave breaks down Michigan's new polling data from the New York Times, and gives an update on the health of the automotive industry.

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Jody Washington

Lansing City Council - 1st Ward Incumbent

October 31st, 2019 12:00am

Jody and Dave have a discussion on the controversy concerns for her race for city council due to some fliers that were mailed out.

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Craig Mauger

Political Reporter - Detroit News

October 31st, 2019 12:00am

Craig and Dave talk about a democratic group that is suing Michigan over checking absentee voters signatures.

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Hondo Carpenter

SI Spartan Nation

October 31st, 2019 12:00am

Hondo and Dave talk all things sports with MSU Football, and predicts what’s next to come for the Spartans following their loss of this past weekend game.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

October 31st, 2019 12:00am

Jon Decker talks about Washington Nationals winning their first World Series title last night, and he gives the latest update on the White House voting today on a resolution to set up an impeachment probe.

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Patti Poppe

CEO - Consumers Energy

October 31st, 2019 12:00am

Patti Poppe talks with Dave about the Consumers Energy statewide tour that is calling in customers to join their clean energy movement.

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Loretta Powers

October 30th, 2019 12:00am

Loretta Powers stops by and talk all things legal.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

October 30th, 2019 12:00am

Jon Decker gives the latest update on President Trump blasting a White House official that testified about the Ukraine phone call.

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Robin Biro

Fox News Radio

October 30th, 2019 12:00am

Robin talks with Dave about Rashida Tlaib, who recently endorsed Bernie Sanders for the 2020 presidential race.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

October 30th, 2019 12:00am

Andy talks with a Dave about a new proposed development that could transform a former school into a new residential hub, and more developments coming soon to the capital city.

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Robin Schneider

Executive Director - Michigan Cannabis Industry Association

October 30th, 2019 12:00am

Robin gives the latest update on the Michigan cannabis industry, and she shares what it would mean for the state when the adult-use applications open up this Friday.

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Julie Brixie

State Representative (D) - 69th District Meridian Township

October 30th, 2019 12:00am

State Rep. Julie Brixie (D) and Dave talk about the Michigan Reproductive Health Act that was introduced yesterday by the house democrats.

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Shawn Tuma

Fox News Radio

October 30th, 2019 12:00am

Shawn Tuma and Dave discuss how airline fliers are now one of the most targeted for fraud attacks, and ways on how you can avoid this from happening to you.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

October 29th, 2019 12:00am

On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he tells Dave about the importance of friendships, and how it affects mental health.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

October 29th, 2019 12:00am

Live in London Simon Owen gives the latest update on the Brexit deadline being delayed again until next year.

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Elissa Slotkin

MI 8th District Congresswoman (D)

October 29th, 2019 12:00am

Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin talks about the raid and death of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi, and the new prescription drug bill that was passed with her sponsorship .

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

October 29th, 2019 12:00am

Andrew Abood shares with Dave more information on MSU’s former president Lou Anna K Simon case headed to trial soon in Eaton County, and the sudden departure of MSU trustee Nancy Schlichting from the board only after being there for 10 months.

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Dustin Walsh

Crains Detroit Senior Economy Reporter

October 29th, 2019 12:00am

Dustin and Dave talk about the decline in deer hunters this season in Michigan due to fewer licenses being distributed.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

October 29th, 2019 12:00am

From the windy city of Chicago, Jeff Monosso gives the latest update on President Trump speaking to the police force yesterday, and how the police chief and others were protesting against his visit.

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Paul Pellinger

Addiction Expert

October 29th, 2019 12:00am

Paul Pellinger talks with Dave about drug companies that are paying multiple states millions of dollars in settlements due to the opioid addiction crisis.

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Tony Lazzaro

Republican Political Strategist

October 28th, 2019 12:00am

Dave and Tony talk about how Republicans are urging the need of transparency with regard of the impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

October 28th, 2019 12:00am

Dave talks about the passing of former U.S. Representative John Conyers, GM employees returning to work today, and more.

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David Mittleman

Grewal Law

October 28th, 2019 12:00am

David Mittelman shares with Dave information regarding the Opioid Crisis that has more huge lawsuits coming.

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Greg Conley

American Vaping Association

October 28th, 2019 12:00am

Greg discusses with Dave an alternative route Governor Whitmer could’ve taken to regulate e-cigarettes instead of banning them, as it hinders adults from accessing one of the most effective tools to help smokers quit.

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Kyle Melinn

Owner of MIR News Service

October 28th, 2019 12:00am

On their weekly discussion Kyle and Dave talk about all things state government, and term limits with government officials varying throughout different areas of the state.

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Michael Law

Fox News Radio

October 28th, 2019 12:00am

Political Analyst Michael Law gives the latest update on the death of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

October 28th, 2019 12:00am

Adrienne gives Dave the weekly gas price averages locally and statewide.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

October 28th, 2019 12:00am

Jon talks about the death of ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, and how there was not really any communication of this mission being executed.

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Tonya J Powers

Fox News Radio

October 25th, 2019 12:00am

Tonya breaks down a new national poll showing Elizabeth Warren opening up a 7-point lead over Joe Biden in the democratic presidential race.

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David Dillard

Education Expert

October 25th, 2019 12:00am

David weighs in on how efforts by college admissions offices to track and rank prospects before they even apply.

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William Strauss

Senior Economic Advisor of Chicago's Federal Reserve

October 25th, 2019 12:00am

William breaks down the latest report from the Michigan Retailers Association and Fed Reserve which shows a slow month of sales for September. William also discusses how sales have been impacted by the UAW-GM strike.

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Kirk Ray

McLaren Greater Lansing CEO

October 25th, 2019 12:00am

Kirk previews today's Topping Out Ceremony in which the final beam will be placed on a new 450 milliion hospital being built near MSU.

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Dr Charles Ballard

MSU Economist

October 25th, 2019 12:00am

Dr. Ballard weighs in on Governor Whitmer's directive to raise the overtime pay threshold for Michigan workers.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

October 25th, 2019 12:00am

Jeff gives us a recap of a 700 million opioid settlement involving six states.

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Ron the Wine Guy

October 25th, 2019 12:00am

Ron and Dave discuss how tariffs are having an impact on the wine industry.

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Dave and Rich

October 25th, 2019 12:00am

Dave and Rich discuss the upcoming Big Ten football weekend and a recent Lansing City Pulse editorial on the city council races.

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