The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show
Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
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February 27th, 2020 12:00am
Live in Washington D.C., Rachel Sutherland gives the latest update on the court siding with President Trump in sanctuary cities grant fight.
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Nicolee stops by to talk about the recent democratic debate, and more.
Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO
Tim and Dave discuss the new immigration coalition and policy, comments on cities financial pickle, and more.
Sen. Curtis Hertel Jr.
State Senator (D) - East Lansing
Senator Curtis Hertel talks about what was discussed at the senate appropriations committee hearing, and more.
Director of Michigan Labor and Economic Opportunity
Jeff and Dave talk about Governor Whitmer, who signed an executive directive and order to extend Michigan’s global leadership in mobility.
Jon Decker gives the latest update on President Trump holding a conference on the coronavirus.
Martha and Dave discuss the 75th Anniversary of a war battle, and her new book.
February 26th, 2020 12:00am
Eben and Dave recap last night's Democratic debate in South Carolina.
Attorney and Legal analyst
Wendy dials in for her weekly legal update which covers E-cigarette ads, transgender athletes, airline seating and more.
Mayor Schor and Dave discuss the outcome of a neighborhood summit at Sexton, the budget for 2020, and what's next for the city market.
Michigan Government Relations Director for the American Cancer Society
A new alliance has been formed to strengthen tobacco control policies and protect Michigan kids from tobacco. Schepers gives the details.
SI Spartan Nation
Hondo Carpenter and Dave take a look at MSU basketball's win over Iowa and the football team's newest hires.
Senior Communications Advisor for the Trump 2016 Campaign
In the wake of the Democratic debate, Jason and Dave talk about Trump's chances for another victory in 2020.
President Trump announces a press conference on the Coronavirus. Jon and Dave analyze the situation.
Dr. John Braccio
February 25th, 2020 12:00am
On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he talks about how to overcome sibling rivalry and conflicts growing up as they extend into adulthood.
Rachel Sutherland gives the preview of the Democratic Debate in South Carolina tonight.
Attorney at Grewal Law
David Mittleman stops by to talk about the ongoing case that has been going on at Michigan, in regards to sexual assault from a deceased doctor.
President and CEO of Consumers Energy
Patti and Dave talk about Consumers Energy, who announced yesterday a goal to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040.
U.S. 8th District Representative
Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin talks about what she discussed yesterday at her town hall in East Lansing, the presidential candidates, and more.
Austin talks with Dave about Harvey Weinstein being found guilty of third-degree rape and criminal sex act.
Rebecca talks with Dave about the benefits of checking your social security records regularly.
February 24th, 2020 12:00am
Dave recaps the Nevada caucuses and takes a look at the polling data for the democratic candidates.
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.
Frank and Dave discuss the outlook of the Democratic party following the Nevada caucuses.
71st District State Rep.
Witwer gives the details on Governor Whitmer's new bipartisan task force focused on lowering the cost of prescription drugs.
PHD and author of "Thinking on Purpose: A 15-Day Plan to a Smarter Life",
Richard stops by to discuss his book and gives some tips on how to make better use of your brain.
Co-Owner and Publisher of MIRS News
Kyle and Dave talk about Bernie, the RNC, roads, and all things Michigan politics.
Author of "Founders Revolution"
With Bernie Sanders rising in the polls, there are concerns as to whether or not he can defeat President Trump. Michael gives his take.
Adrienne Woodland and Jon Decker
AAA Michigan and Fox News Radio
Adrienne gives Michigan gas prices and Jon Decker speaks with Dave about President Trump's recent visit to India.
February 21st, 2020 12:00am
Rachel and Dave preview the Nevada caucuses.
Spokesperson for ownership of the former Waterfront Bar
Patrice and Dave discuss the removal of the Waterfront Bar from the Lansing City Market and the city's plans for the location.
Former plant manager for GM at Lansing Delta and Lansing Grand River
Mike joins Dave to celebrate the 3 millionth vehicle coming off the production line at the GM Lansing Delta township plant.
69th district State Representative
Elissa Slotkin will hold a town hall at East Lansing High School to discuss the state of the district. Representative Brixie gives the details.
Sr. Economic Advisor to the Federal reserve Bank Chicago
Strauss gives the latest on the strong Michigan retailers sales report for January.
Live from London, Simon explains the accusations from the U.K. and the U.S. against Russia for a cyber attack on the nation of Georgia.
Manhattan Institute senior fellow and P.H.D. Economist
Beth and Dave discuss the probability of a student loan debt bubble crumbling the economy.
February 20th, 2020 12:00am
Jessica and Dave talk about the Democrat Debate from last night, and how Michael Bloomberg did at his first debate.
President of Convention of States Action
Mark talks with Dave about what his convention of states action do, the presidential candidates, and more.
Michigan Political Analysts from the Right
Dennis and Dave discuss State Senator Tom Barrett’s recent trip to Cuba, China trying to get access to money from west indie countries, and more.
Hondo and Dave talk sports, including problems of MSU former Head Football Coach Mark Dantonio, previews of college basketball with MSU vs. Nebraska tonight, and more.
Attorney for Plaintiffs in Nassar Case
John Manly stops by to talk about the Michigan Football team Doctor that has been accused of sexual assault on a student, and whats to come following this with the University.
Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives the latest update on President Trump, as he’s on a West Coast campaign swing.
David Dillard talks with Dave about letter grades for kids being replaced by “feel good” report cards.
Tonya J. Powers
February 19th, 2020 12:00am
Tonya and Dave preview the upcoming democratic debate.
Republican Political Strategist
Matt Brooks elaborates on the stories that Michael Bloomberg is considering Hilary Clinton as his running mate.
Director of the Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association
A spaceport could be coming to northern Michigan. Gavin Brown gives the details.
Michigan Lawsuit Fairness
Michigan Lawsuit Abuse Watch launched its popular Wacky Warning Label contest today offering a 1,000 dollar top prize for the person who can find the most outlandish product warning label.
Tom Barrett stops by to discuss his recent trade trip to Cuba.
In her weekly legal update, Lorretta gives the latest on Harvey Weinstein, an 867 trillion dollar lawsuit against the NFL, and more.
Jeff and Dave talk the Boy Scouts of America's filing for bankruptcy amidst sex abuse lawsuits.
Regional Psychological Services
February 18th, 2020 12:00am
On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he talks about savoring the moment and shares ways you can start doing so.
Live in Miami, Eben Brown gives the latest update on Virginia failing to pass the assault weapon ban and why.
Dr. Samuel Stanley
President of Michigan State University
Dr. Samuel Stanley stops by to talk about the new head football coach Mel Tucker, the current environment on MSU’s campus, and more.
City of Lansing Director of the Department of Human Relations and Community Services
Kimberly talks with Dave about her new position as the newly named city of Lansing Director of Human Relations and Community Services, and more.
Detroit News Political Reporter
Craig and Dave talk about the Michigan endorsements as they are piling up for Mike Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg, and more.
Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives the latest on President Trump’s week coming up.
Dr. Brandon Brock
Staff Clinician at Foundation Physicians Group
Dr. Brandon Brock and Dave discuss those who survive multiple drug overdoses and what the long term effect is on their health.
February 17th, 2020 12:00am
Live from Washington D.C., Rachel Sutherland speaks with Dave about how the democratic party is responding to the Bloomberg campaign.
Brad and Dave discuss the feud between the fellow presidential candidates and New York billionaires Donald Trump and Michael Bloomberg.
Liz stops by and explains the statement she made at an MSU board of trustees meeting involving the stagnation of a Title IX case.
GOP Candidate for U.S. Senate
Bob Carr dials in to discuss his unique campaign for U.S. Senate.
Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News
For the first time since the Granholm administration, a gubernatorial appointee has been voted down by the state senate. Kyle Melinn gives the latest.
Michael Law and Dave reflect on the history of President's Day.
Adrienne Woodland Dave and Phil
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state and Dave speaks with Phil about Bernie Sanders.
February 14th, 2020 12:00am
From heart-shaped boxes to cupid corn, Tonya and Dave discuss american spending trends on Valentine's day.
Director of research analytics & digital strategy for the Ted Cruz presidential Campaign
Chris wilson expains how political ads are targeted towards voters.
Curtis Hertel Jr.
Senator Hertel details what happened with the state senate voting down the appointment of a local woman appointed by Governor Whitmer.
Capitol Region International Airport Marketing Manager
Spencer reveals how the Lansing Airport is responding to the threat of the Coronavirus.
Jon and Dave discuss the Senate vote to restrict President Trump's war powers when it comes to Iran.
Former host of the Schuiling Report
Ryan gives perspective from Colorado after the departure of Mel Tucker and talks with Dave about the new head coach of MSU football.
Ron The Wine Guy
Wine Expert and Enthusiast
Wine advice from Ron the wine guy and how to make it an extra-special Valentines day.
General Manager of the Lansing Board of Water and Light
February 13th, 2020 12:00am
Dick Peffley stops by to talk about what happened yesterday that caused the heat to turn off for most people Downtown Lansing, including City Hall and the State Capitol.
Former Chief of Staff
Boyd and Dave talk about politics, including results from the New Hampshire primaries and more.
Fair and Equal Michigan Co-Chair
Trevor talks with Dave about the ballot campaign that is going to add LGBTQ protections to the state, the Civil Rights law that is kicking off in Lansing, and more.
Abood Law Firm
Andrew talks about how the search is going for LCC’s new president, MSU’s newly hired head football coach Mel Tucker, and more.
Hondo and Dave talk sports, including MSU’s new head football coach Mel Tucker and more.
Jeff Monosso gives the latest update on a Government watchdog that says safety lapses at Southwest Airlines has put more than 17 million passengers at risk.
Live in Washington D.C., Rachel Sutherland gives the latest update on the Defense Secretary Esper that is telling Nato to step up to Iraq so the U.S. can step back.
February 12th, 2020 12:00am
Dave on the breaking news that Michigan State has found a new head football coach.
Live from New Hampshire, Jessica speaks with Dave about the results from the most recent primary.
Wendy Patrick dials in for her weekly legal update.
MLive Lead Political Reporter
Emily gives the latest on the newly proposed State budget.
Professor Allan Saxe
Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington
Allan Saxe and Dave discuss the Democratic and Republican primaries.
United States Senator
Senator Peters on the new bill to increase border security.
Political Strategist for Michigan Political Right
More on the democratic primaries from John Sellek. John and Dave also take a close look at Michael Bloomberg.
Jon Decker details how President Trump and company are reacting to the New Hampshire primaries.
February 11th, 2020 12:00am
On this weekly segment with Dr. John Braccio, he talks about the fear of fear and how to overcome it.
Live in New Hampshire, Tonya J. Powers gives the latest update on the New Hampshire primary preview.
Hondo and Dave talk sports, including MSU Football with them still looking for a new coach after Luke Fickell turned down the position.
Congressman MI-7 GOP
Tim and Dave talk about the new budget from President Trump that restores funding for the Great Lakes, and when the deal is expected to be completed.
Senior Automotive Industry Editor for CNBC
Mike stops by to talk about the coronavirus that is affecting the big three automakers in China, and what’s next to come.
Kevin Paul Scott
Small Business Marketing Analyst
Kevin talks with Dave about what small business owners are looking for in the Presidential Candidates running for office.
Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives the latest update on President Trump sending the budget to Congress.
February 10th, 2020 12:00am
Simon Owen gives the latest on the Coronavirus outbreak.
Artificial Intelligence Expert
Robert Marks details how Artificial Intelligence may change the face of the U.S. military.
Lansing City Council President
Peter talks with Dave about the development of the Red Cedar project.
A new law in North Carolina requires high school students to pass a personal finance. Spencer McGowan gives his take.
Kyle and Dave take a look at Governor Whitmer, the Secretary of State, and more.
Legal questions continue to arise for President Trump in the aftermath of Impeachment. Michael Law gives the latest.
Adrienne Woodland & Michelle Pollino
Adrienne Woodland drops by and gives gas prices and Dave connects with Michelle Pollino about the big oscar winners.
February 7th, 2020 12:00am
Tonya and Dave discuss the results from Iowa.
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