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Aaron Kowalski

Aaron and Dave discuss what Americans can do to afford insulin with diabetes on the rise.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Vice President Mike Pence visited Arizona despite a spike in Coronavirus cases. Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.

Editor-In-Chief Of The New York Analysis of Policy & Government

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Some are saying Donald Trump's visit to Mount Rushmore is 'supporting white supremacy'. Frank V. Vernuccio Jr. gives his take.

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Dr. Laura Lamb

Beaumont Hospital Health Research

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Beaumont Health researchers have developed a new test for Covid-19 that gives results in as little as 30 minutes. Dr. Laura Lamb shares the details.

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Mike Zamiara

Board Chair Elect of the Lansing Regional Chamber

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Mike and Dave continue the conversation on the RELAUNCH Lansing initiative.

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Geoff Kimmerly

Media Relations Director - Michigan High School Athletic Association

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

There is talk of moving High School Football from the fall to the spring. Geoff Kimberly sheds some light on the situation.

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Gary Peters

United States Senator

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Gary Peters answers questions about the CARES act and the reports of bounties being placed on US soldiers.

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Gina Morello

Travel Analyst

July 2nd, 2020 12:00am

American Airlines has a new policy requiring passengers to wear a mask. Gina Morello gives insight as to how travel is being handled in countries across the globe.

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Jonathan Oosting

Bridge Magazine

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Jonathan weighs in on the uptick in coronavirus cases in Michigan and how the surge could impact future economic reopening plans.

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Lt Col Jeff Addicott

Former Green Beret

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Jeff reacts to President Trump's statement that U.S. Intelligence could not confirm a report on Russian bounties against American troops.

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Mel Larsen

Co-author of the Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Mel reacts to the executive order under Governor Whitmer renaming the Lewis Cass Building in downtown Lansing the Elliott-Larsen Building.

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Tom Dickson

Lansing Lugnuts Owner

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Tom and Dave discuss the cancelation of the Lugnuts' season and the announcement of a new "Lemonade League".

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Dr Randy Liepa

Wayne RESA Superintendent

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Dr Liepa weighs in on Governor Whitmer's road map for Schools that was unveiled this week for the fall.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Jeff breaks down plans by Chicago police to increase the number of officers on the streets this holiday weekend in the wake of deadly violence.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

July 1st, 2020 12:00am

Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment break down some of the recent and compelling cases out of the courtroom.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

Dr. John Braccio stops by and speaks on bettering the relationship with yourself.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law over abortion clinic restrictions. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Dr James Richard

Sparrow Labs Medical Director

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

In response to huge public demands, Sparrow has expanded their COVID-19 testing sites. Dr James Richard gives the details.

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Newt Gingrich

Former Speaker of the House

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

Newt Gingrich discusses topics from his new book "Trump and the American Future: Solving the Great Problems of our Time."

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Peter Spadafore

VP for Government Relations - Michigan Association of School Administrators

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

The fiscal year for schools resets tonight. Peter Spadafore explains how schools will function amid mass budget cuts.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

Dave continues the discussion on the Harper's outbreak that is now receiving national attention.

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Hondo Carpenter

SI Spartan Nation

June 30th, 2020 12:00am

MSU lands a top recruit in Emoni Bates. Hondo Carpenter and Dave talk the future of MSU men's basketball.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

There has been a spike in Covid cases in states across the country. Live from Miami, Eben Brown gives the details.

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Nicolee Ambrose

The GOP National Committeewoman For Maryland 

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

President Trump's planned trip to Mount Rushmore is drawing fire from Native American activists. Nicolee Ambrose sheds some light on the situation.

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Greg Todd

Newly Appointed Ingham County Controller Administrator

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

Gregg Todd speaks on his background and taking on a new role in the Ingham County.

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Kyle Melinn

Owner - MIRS News

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

Kyle and Dave discuss a local Covid outbreak, state legislature, and all things Michigan news.

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Michael Law

Author of "Founders Revolution"

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

Michael Law gives the latest on President Trump including allegations of a racist tweet and and an attempt to overturn Obamacare.

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Adrienne Woodland & Phil Goudiaby

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

Adrienne gives gas prices from across the state and Dave speaks with Phil about how a recent outbreak could change the East Lansing bar scene.

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Trisha Riley

Owner - Harper's Restaurant and Brewpub

June 29th, 2020 12:00am

Trisha Riley comments on the outbreak that occurred among Harper's patrons and responds to some of the criticism that the restaurant is facing.

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Joel Patterson

Vested Group

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

Is workplace culture dying in the wake of Covid-19? Joel Patterson addresses the issue.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

New fox polls show Biden with a comfortable lead in battleground states. Tonya J Powers reports.

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Daryl Green

Lansing Police Chief

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

Daryl Green talks Lansing Police reform including a new police "transparency" webpage.

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Bryan Crenshaw

Chair of Ingham County board of Commissioners

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

The Greater Lansing RELAUNCH Task Force is continuing to focus on the next phase of re-opening in Michigan. Bryan Crenshaw gives the details.

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Patty Olinger

Infectious Disease Specialist

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

The second wave of the Coronavirus and what we can expect with Patty Olinger,

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

President Trump is visiting Wisconsin, a swing state. Jeff Monosso gives an update on the President's recent movements.

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Ron The Wine Guy

Wine Expert and Enthusiast

June 26th, 2020 12:00am

New tariffs could do damage to the wine industry. Ron stops by and gives some insight.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

Parades in Russia ahead of the vote on Putin reform that could extend his rule to 2036. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.

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Ted Harvey

Chairman - Committee to Defend the President

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

The aftermath of President Trump's most recent rallies in Tulsa and Arizona, Ted Harvey his take.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

The latest on the Harper's outbreak, an uptick on local Covid cases, and the status of gyms with Linda Vail.

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Chris Shepler

Shepler's Ferry

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

As things reopen in northern Michigan, tourists are bringing business back to the region. Chris Shepler shares his perspective.

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Tony Lazzaro

Big Tent Republicans PAC Founder 

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

The director of the FBI assures that Americans can trust the election process as they are investigating fraud. Tony Lazarro gives the details.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives an update on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's criminal case.

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Snejina Zacharia

CEO - Insurify

June 25th, 2020 12:00am

The best way to use the personal stimulus relief and maintaining a rainy day fund with Snejina Zacharia.

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Erik Kiilunen

All Business is Essential leader

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Erik previews a free public Fourth of July party that's being held in the U.P. on Friday, July 3.

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Lee Chatfield

MI House Speaker

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Lee breaks down the "Return to Learn" plan for schools that was unveiled at the state Capitol this week.

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Loretta Powers

Legal Analyst

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment recap some of the most bizarre cases in the courtroom.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel brings us a preview of today's U-S senate vote on police reforms.

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Bill McGinley

Former Assistant to President Trump

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Bill gives us his take on primary elections in Kentucky and New York.

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David Mittleman

Grewal Law attorney

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

David weighs in on the latest surrounding the U of M sexual assault case of the late Dr. Robert Anderson as a federal judge has ordered mediation in September between the university and potentially hundreds of victims.

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Matt Paul

DTE Gas president

June 24th, 2020 12:00am

Matt in this exclusive interview with Dave breaks down a "first in the U.S." plan by the utility to remove 6 million metric tons of greenhouse gases annually by 2050.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

June 23rd, 2020 12:00am

The good Doctor stops by and speaks on loveless marriages.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

June 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Theodore Roosevelt's statue at the NYC museum of natural history will be the latest to come down. Live from New York, Tonya J Powers gives the details.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

June 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Peter and Dave discuss the Monday racial equity and police reform spending meeting and what comes next for Lansing.

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Paul Miller

Accountant & Owner of Miller and Company

June 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Paul Miller on what we can expect from the latest round of PPP relief for small businesses.

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David Ray

Federation for Immigration Reform

June 23rd, 2020 12:00am

David Ray shares his take on how the Trump Administration has handled immigration and what we can expect to see moving forward.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

June 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Protests outside the White House and the release of Former National Security adviser John Bolton's book. Live from Washington DC, Jon Decker reports.

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Anthony Fisher

Business Insider - Politics Editor

June 23rd, 2020 12:00am

The Coronavirus Pandemic is highlighting some of the flaws in America's health care system. Anthony L. Fisher gives the details.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

June 22nd, 2020 12:00am

The attendance at Donald Trump's rally in Tulsa fell far below expectations. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Boyd Matheson

Opinion Editor - Deseret News

June 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Former national security adviser Jon Bolton's book continues to stir up debate on the legality and ethics of a 'tell-all' book about an acting administration. Boyd Matheson shares his perspective.

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Chris Swope

Lansing City Council Clerk

June 22nd, 2020 12:00am

In the midst of the pandemic, a rise in absentee voting is changing the nature of elections. Chris Swope breaks down how absentee ballots will come into play in Lansing.

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Derek Lundsten

CEO - LifeGuides

June 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Racial Protests and COVID-19 are contributing to a mental health crisis in the workplace. Derek Lundsten speaks on navigating the stress.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

June 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Kyle and Dave discuss Line 5, Trump's rally in Tulsa, and all things Michigan news.

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Michael Law

Author of "Founders Revolution"

June 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Despite Trump's team reporting requests for over a million tickets, the President's Tulsa rally drew a crowd of under 7 thousand. Michael Law gives the details.

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Adrienne Woodland & Phil Goudiaby

June 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from around the state and Dave speaks with Phil about recent developments relating to racial injustice.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

June 19th, 2020 12:00am

In what many are calling a loss for the Trump Administration, the Supreme Court has upheld the Obama-era DACA program for young immigrants . Live from Washington D.C, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Mike Nichols

Attourney - Nichols Law Firm

June 19th, 2020 12:00am

An East Lansing police officer could face charges for a traffic stop that occurred in 2019. Mike Nichols, who is representing the officer, gives the details.

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Jamie Roe

GOP Strategist - Grand River Strategies

June 19th, 2020 12:00am

Governor Whitmer has extended the state of emergency through mid-July which grants her the power of Executive Order. Jamie Roe shares his take on what this means for Michigan.

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Steve Japinga

VP of Public Affairs - Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

June 19th, 2020 12:00am

Steve Japinga shares his reactions to the Governor's extension of the state of emergency, the Supreme Court ruling on LGBTQ rights, and the latest challenges facing the tri-county area.

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Tracy Brown

CEO - Intentional Inclusion Inc.

June 19th, 2020 12:00am

In a time of racial contention, this year Juneteenth has a special significance for many. Tracy Brown breaks down the history and value of this holiday.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

June 19th, 2020 12:00am

The shocking DACA decision raises questions as to the constitution of the conservative-majority Supreme Court. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Daryl Stinson

Pastor and Former College Football Player

June 19th, 2020 12:00am

Some are calling for all NFL players to take a knee during the National Anthem and join the protests against police brutality. Daryl Stinson shares his perspective.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

June 18th, 2020 12:00am

Aunt Jemima is the latest brand set to change as Quaker says it's based on a 'racial stereotype'.

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Dori Leyko

East Lansing Schools Superintendent

June 18th, 2020 12:00am

Governor Whitmer has announced her initial plan for in-person education come this fall. Dori Leyko explains the challenges that administrators are facing.

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Gary Naeyaert

Mason realtor - Exit Realty Team

June 18th, 2020 12:00am

Gary Naeyaert on the current state of the economy, which he says is on the rebound.

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Alex Vogel

Former Senate Majority Leader

June 18th, 2020 12:00am

In the midst of national protests and a global pandemic, polls are showing Joe Biden well ahead of Donald Trump in Michigan. Alex Vogel comments on the unusual nature of this year's election.

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Jennifer Nassour

Founder - Conservative Women for a Better Future

June 18th, 2020 12:00am

The partisan battle over police reform hits a critical juncture. Jennifer Nassour gives the details.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

June 18th, 2020 12:00am

Former U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton's book has set Washington D.C. on fire. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Jenell Leonard

Marketing Resource Group

June 17th, 2020 12:00am

Jenell breaks down the results of a new statewide survey on issues that include the Gary Peters-John James U.S. Senate race.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

June 17th, 2020 12:00am

Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment take a close look at the some of the more interesting cases in national and worldwide courtrooms.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

June 17th, 2020 12:00am

Linda weighs in on the recent lack of new coronavirus cases and deaths in the county and whether or not we've emerged from the first wave of Covid-19.

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Patricia Spitzley

Lansing City Council

June 17th, 2020 12:00am

Patricia weighs in on mayor Andy Schor's police reform proposals that were unveiled first here on the 1320 WILS Morning Wake Up on Tuesday.

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Mike Wayland

CNBC Automotive Writer

June 17th, 2020 12:00am

Mike breaks down GM's recent shareholder meeting and talks about how the giant automaker is dealing with race relations.

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David Grasso

Political Analyst

June 17th, 2020 12:00am

David weighs in on remarks from President Trump, who referred to presumptive democratic candidate Joe Biden as "weak and shot".

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

June 17th, 2020 12:00am

Jeff brings us the latest on a man who was shot in New Mexico at a protest over the statue of a Spanish conquistador.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

June 16th, 2020 12:00am

'What-if syndrome'. Dr. Braccio explains how to handle the doubt that comes with new opportunities.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

June 16th, 2020 12:00am

The former US marine and Michigan resident convicted on charges of espionage in Russia plans to appeal. Live from London, Simon Owen gives the latest.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

June 16th, 2020 12:00am

Mayor Andy Schor announces his plan for police reform in Lansing.

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Erin Knott

Head of Equality Michigan

June 16th, 2020 12:00am

A landmark ruling in the fight for LGBTQ rights came down yesterday. Erin Knott tells why there's still much work to be done in Michigan.

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Anne Zimmerman

Co-Chair - Small Business for America's Future

June 16th, 2020 12:00am

Anne Zimmerman explains her organization and the survey they conducted of more than 1,000 small business owners, which showed that a majority of them have taken on an enormous amount of debt due to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

June 16th, 2020 12:00am

Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports on the massive and shocking decision from the supreme court yesterday.

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Ruth Reader

Writer - Fast Company Business Media

June 16th, 2020 12:00am

The health care industry has faced an unprecedented challenge in Covid-19. Ruth Reader describes how the pandemic is permanently re-shaping the way we do health care.

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Dave Akerly & Phil Goudiaby

1320 WILS

June 15th, 2020 12:00am

Dave and Phil discuss the weekend's events, including a Michigan man who was sentenced to 16 years for espionage in Russia.

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Brad Blakeman

30 year veteran of Presidential politics and service 

June 15th, 2020 12:00am

A group in Seattle has taken over a 6-block area in the city that includes a police precinct. Brad Blakeman shares his thoughts.

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Steve Dulan

Second Amendment Professor, Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners

June 15th, 2020 12:00am

The first half of 2020 saw a record amount of firearms sales. Steve Dulan explains why he thinks more Americans are buying guns.

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Bob Showers

Clinton County Commissioner

June 15th, 2020 12:00am

The Coleman road extension and a giant milk processing plant. Bob Showers speaks on development in Clinton county.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

June 15th, 2020 12:00am

Kyle and Dave cover Line 5, Gretchen Whitmer's VP potential, and all things Michigan news.

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Michael Law

Author of "Founders Revolution"

June 15th, 2020 12:00am

Donald Trump's comments on the 'autonomous zone' in Seattle have stirred up debate in political spheres. Michael Law gives the latest on the situation.

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Cheri Perry

Business Strategist

June 15th, 2020 12:00am

Is your boss watching you while you work from home? Cheri Perry stops by to answer the question as nearly half of U.S. workers are doing their jobs from home.

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Paul Egan

Detroit Free Press

June 12th, 2020 12:00am

The State of Michigan has received over 3 billion in Coronavirus relief dollars from the federal government, but only a fraction of it has been spent. Paul Egan covers the story.

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Sam Sinicropi

Superintendent - Lansing Public Schools

June 12th, 2020 12:00am

Sam Sinicropi is facing a unique set of challenges as the newly permanent superintendent of Lansing schools. Sinicropi tells how he is addressing diversity and race in schools as well as graduation and online learning.

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Mike Nichols

Nichols Law Firm

June 12th, 2020 12:00am

A law signed by the Governor will now allow roadside drug-testing. Mike Nichols tells us what drivers can expect to see.

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