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Tonya J. Powers
Tonya talks with Dave about to most popular Halloween candy and costumes this year.
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Fox News Radio
September 30th, 2020 12:00am
Rachel brings us a recap of last night's debate between President Trump and democratic challenger Joe Biden.
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Patti tells us about a plan by Consumers to commit 12 million to help Michigan customers impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Jon Sellek and Adrian Hemond
Jon, a republican from Harbor Strategies, and Adrian, a democrat from Grassroots Midwest, continue the discussion from last night's presidential debate.
Dr Fahmi Farah
Dr Farah urges people who are stressed by Covid-19 and having chest pains to not put off a trip to the E-R.
Chad and Dave discuss several issues ranging from last night's debate to a new legal fight over late-arriving election ballots.
Jon continues the presidential debate discussion.
Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss the high-profile cases in courtrooms across the U-S and worldwide.
Dr. John Braccio
Regional Psychological Services
September 29th, 2020 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio on the value of silence.
Author of “The Winsome Candidate”
Dan Snell previews the first debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
Reporter - Bridge Michigan
Unlock Michigan's petition seeking to repeal Gov. Gretchen
Whitmer’s emergency powers could face a long review. Jonathan Oosting gives the details.
Dr. Dean L. Fanelli
Expert on Pharmaceutical and Chemical-Related Technologies
Dr. Dean L. Fanelli on what it will take to produce and distribute a Covid vaccine on a large scale.
President - Northern Michigan University
The U.P. may fall back into more Covid restrictions after an uptick in cases. Fritz Erickson shares his perspective from NMU.
Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland gives her expectations for tonight's presidential debate.
CEO of Work Shield
How to handle politics in the workplace with Jared Pope.
Dave Akerly & Phil Goudiaby
September 28th, 2020 12:00am
Dave and Phil recap last weekend which felt like a send off of summer 2020.
Rachel Sutherland on the early reaction to Trump's Supreme Court nomination.
Director of Debate and Dean of Students - University of Michigan
Aaron Kall, who literally wrote the book on debating Donald Trump, previews tomorrow's debates.
Senior Business Economist - Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Retailers report roller-coaster sales during the back-to-school shopping season. Paul Traub gives the details.
President & COO - Bekum America in Williamston
Bekum will virtually welcome local high school students to its facility in celebration of Manufacturing Day 2020.
Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News
Trump's taxes, the Slotkin Junge debate, and all things Michigan politics with Kyle Melinn.
CEO - Beast Digital
The supreme court nomination and the New York Times article will be front and center for Donald Trump during the debate. Ryan Cassin talks strategy for the Trump campaign.
Gas Prices from around the state with Adrienne Woodland.
Dr. Meena Bose
September 25th, 2020 12:00am
Dr. Meena Bose takes a look at President Trump's Supreme Court appointees ahead of his announcement this weekend.
GOP National Committeewoman For Maryland
Nicolee Ambrose speaks on the integrity of the election.
The Michigan House is preparing to send an historic expungement reform plan to governor Whitmer. Rep. Filler gives the details.
Dr. Jeffery Hess
Corporate Medical Director for General Motors
Dr. Jeffery Hess explains GM's new program to help their workers get the Flu vaccine.
Trump's comments on transferring power raised concerns ahead of his supreme court announcement tomorrow. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Ron The Wine Guy
Wine Expert and Enthusiast
Ron The Wine guy stops by and explains what conditions are best for growing grapes and the current state of the wine industry.
MI House Speaker
September 24th, 2020 12:00am
Lee Chatfield breaks down the new 62.75 billion state budget.
Associate Editor - TheHill.com
Jesse Byrnes on the supreme court vacancy and the chances that a Michigander will fill the seat.
General Manager - Lansing BWL
Dick Peffley explains how energy companies will be affected by the Governor's MI Healthy Climate Plan, and Phil gives a reaction to the Breonna Taylor ruling.
Curtis Hertel Jr.
Sen. Hertel Jr. gives the democratic perspective on the new state budget.
Andrew R. Wheeler
Administrator - Environmental Protection Agency
Andrew Wheeler discusses the Trump administration's environmental record and some of the most pressing climate issues including wildfires and Line 5.
More schools in Kansas are shutting down due to Covid-19 outbreaks. Live from Chicago, Jeff Monosso reports.
Love and Intimacy coach
Stacy Murphy explains what a 'cuffing partner' is and how dating is flourishing during the pandemic.
September 23rd, 2020 12:00am
Rachel reports on the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who will become the first woman to lie in state in the Capitol this week.
Infectious Disease Analyst
Rik discusses the possibility that Covid-19 is about to enter its most treacherous phase.
Abood Law Firm
Andrew weighs in on the candidacy of Joan Larsen for U-S Supreme Court.
Keep Michigan Safe
Mark reacts to a Detroit Free Press report citing secretly recorded videotape of a subcontracted trainer for Unlock Michigan telling the group how it can illegally collect signatures for a vote to strip Governor Whitmer of her emergency powers.
Jon brings us the latest on President Trump's plans to announce a SCOTUS nominee on Saturday with U.S. Senator Mitt Romney stating he will not block the nominee.
Art Del Cueto
National Border Patrol Council
Art breaks down the dangers of drug smuggling and human trafficking in the southwestern U.S.
Jeff brings us the details of a team effort between Consumers, DTE, and four other energy providers to help build an extensive Midwest electric-vehicle charging network by 2022.
Regional Psychological Services
September 22nd, 2020 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio on avoiding self sabotage.
Congress has a lot on its plate with a coronavirus relief bill and a possible Supreme Court nomination looming. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Mayor Schor on the new city Treasurer and the ruling on overnight parking.
Marketing Resource Group
New polls released today will be encouraging for democrats but late deciders could still play a major role. Jenell Leonard gives the details.
DHS Acting Deputy Secretary
Yesterday DHS announced a crackdown on goods produced by China’s State-Sponsored forced labor system. Ken Cucinelli explains.
President Trump will be hitting the campaign trail hard this week. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Board President - Commercial Food Equipment Service Association
John Shwindt gives insight on how restaurants are looking to recover from the pandemic even as as public fear remains.
September 21st, 2020 12:00am
Dave discusses the life and death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The house may be making a move to remove Nancy Pelosi from her position. Jennifer Nassour reports.
President - Lansing Community College
Steve Robinson gives an account of his first couple months on the job and his take on the future of LCC.
Attorney and Sports Legal Analyst
Todd Glassman on the legal liability that schools and organizations may face by moving forward with their sports seasons.
Co-Owner of MIRS News
The Lions, Tigers, and all things Michigan politics with Kyle Melinn.
Ryan Cassin gives his take on the boost of enthusiasm coming from the left following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the shifted dynamic of the election.
Adrienne Woodland & Phil Goudiaby
Gas prices from around the state with Adrienne Woodland and Phil gives his perspective as a former employee on the funding issue for LCC Radio.
September 18th, 2020 12:00am
Britain will ration their coronavirus tests as the country struggles to meet demand. Live from London, Simon Owen.
Harlans Hill on Trump's knack for navigating a news cycle.
Reporter - Detroit News
Craig Mauger gives the coverage from yesterday's second amendment rally at the capitol building in Lansing.
Dr. Jim Richards
Director - Sparrow Labratories
Dr. Jim Richards talks Covid -19 testing as coronavirus numbers spike in Ingham county.
Lansing City Council
Carol Wood gives insight on Lansing City Council's handling of the Montgomery drain project.
CEO of PCA Technology Solutions
Ted Clouser explains how computer glitches and cyber attacks are affecting the kids doing school online.
President Trump and Biden will both be in Minnesota today. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Michigan State University Athletic Director
September 17th, 2020 12:00am
Big 10 football is back! Bill Beekman gives insight on what went into the decision.
Former Congressman (R-OH)
Jim Renacci talks congress's upcoming vote on an energy bill that has gone under the radar.
Grand River Strategies
Stu Sandler gives perspective from inside the John James campaign on the senate race he says is in a "dead heat".
Dave riffs on the return of the Big 10 football season and its implications for the Greater Lansing area.
Proffessor and son of Antonin Scalia
Christopher Scalia on 'The Essential Scalia'. A book detailing the life and work of Antonin Scalia.
Director - Michigan Licensed Beverage Association
Scott Ellis gives his take on the restrictions facing bars and restaurants that are crippling Michigan businesses.
Jon Decker gives an update on the President including his trip to Wisconsin and his disagreements with the CDC.
President - The American Federation for Children
John Schilling explains why he and his organization are advocating for families to have more control over where their kid attends school.
September 16th, 2020 12:00am
Rachel brings us the latest on Covid-19 relief talks in Congress.
Sandra weighs in on pressure facing Nancy Pelosi by republicans in their efforts to reach a deal on Covid-19 relief.
Lansing City Clerk
Chris reacts to the Michigan senate's approval of a bill that would allow the processing of mail-in ballots to begin the day before the November election.
David reacts to Kamala Harris's accidental touting of plans under a "Harris adminstration" during a virtual roundtable.
LSJ Sports Columnist
Graham brings us the latest on the Big Ten football season and looks ahead to this week's first high school football games in the Lansing area.
Jeff reports on a potential move by the University of Wisconsin to cancel spring break due to Covid-19.
Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss the latest major happenings in court rooms across the U.S. and the world.
Regional Psychological Services
September 15th, 2020 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio stops by to talk maintaining mental resilience during the pandemic.
Tonya J. Powers
Live from New York City, Tonya J. Powers talks schools reopening in the big apple.
Ingham County Health Officer
Linda Vail gives the reasoning behind Ingham county's quarantine issued for 30 large properties in East Lansing.
Walser Wealth Management President
Some Millennials are calling for massive wealth redistribution from older generations to younger ones. Rebecca Walser gives the details.
Michigan Capitol Commission
The Capitol Commission voted not to ban firearms in the Capitol building. John Truscott explains the decision.
Live from the White House, Jon Decker discusses the Israel/UAE peace deal and gives an update on the President.
Managing Partner - Bottger, Newman & Schein LLP
A spike in divorce during the pandemic has meant more business for Jacqueline Newman. Newman gives insight.
September 14th, 2020 12:00am
Will Congress pass a Coronavirus relief package before they go on break? Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Cyber Security Analyst
Cyber Security is weakening during the pandemic. Kevin Campbell explains why.
General Manager - Magnesium Products of America
As unemployment remains at record highs, George Asher tells why Magnesium is looking to make hires en masse.
Kyle and Dave talk The Lions, the Big 10, and all things Michigan news.
CEO of Beast Digital
Ryan Cassin on the media's coverage of the elections and its effect on voters.
Gas prices are way down. Adrienne Woodland gives the details.
September 11th, 2020 12:00am
Rachel Sutherland on how the U.S. has changed in the nineteen years since 9/11.
Trump for President Advisory Board Member
Harlan Hill on Mitch McConnell's search for Republican votes for a half-trillion-dollar economic relief package.
Craig Mauger, who covered Trump's event in Saginaw, recaps the night.
VP of Public Affairs - Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Lansing Regional Chamber has announced their endorsements for the 2020 elections. Steve Japinga gives the details.
Former Head of Boston's Logan Airport
Virginia Buckingham faced blame after the 9/11 attacks and now shares her story.
Abood Law Firm and Trustee at Lansing Community College
Andrew Abood gives details on LCC's budget and talks the Governor's new program for front line workers.
Cheif Community Officer for C-Suite Network
A child care crisis is pushing mothers out of the labor force. Tricia Benn gives insight.
September 10th, 2020 12:00am
Trump will visit Michigan today. Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives an update on the President.
Dr. James Hurley
President & CEO - Tarleton State University
The Big 10's decision do forgo fall football is still facing criticism. Dr. James Hurley on how his school is handling the situation.
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