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Fox News Radio
January 15th, 2021 12:00am
Tensions rise between the US and Iran after Iran launches a missile drill. Simon Owen reports.
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Trump for President 2020 Surrogate, Gulf South Strategies
Brian Trascher voices his frustration with the narratives surrounding last week's riots at the Capitol and speaks on the future of the GOP.
Mayor Andy Schor tells what the city of Lansing is doing to finance the improvement of city facilities and infrastructure.
Reporter - Detroit Free Press
A cap to the legal fees for Former Gov. Rick Snyder and other former state employees facing criminal charges related to the Flint Water Crisis. Paul Egan reports
Preparations are being made for Joe Biden's Inauguration on Wednesday. Live from the White House, Rachel Sutherland gives the details.
Columnist - the Lansing State Journal
Graham Couch talks the Lions new GM, The Spartan's Covid struggles, and more.
Ron The Wine Guy
Wine Expert and Enthusiast
Space Wine. Ron The Wine guy stops by to talk about wine... in outer space.
January 14th, 2021 12:00am
The House has impeached President Trump and the vote now moves to the senate. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Committee to the defend the President
As a senate trial looms for President Trump, Ted Harvey speaks in defense of the President.
Reporter - Bridge Michigan
Charges filled against Rick Snyder, a new end-date announced for Covid restrictions, and more with Jonathan Oosting.
Dennis Lennox voices his concern for the future of the republican party.
Senior National Editor - Gray Television
Live from the White House, Jon Decker recaps yesterday's impeachment.
Lansing City Clerk
A post-Election audit of the Presidential Election will take place in Lansing a week from today. Chris Swope gives the details.
Cyber Security Expert
Your smart TV might be spying on you. Kevin Campbell explains.
Real Estate Expert
January 13th, 2021 12:00am
Mark weighs in on why so many people are moving down to Florida from places like New York to begin the year 2021.
Tonya J. Powers
Tonya reports on how different states in the U.S. are approaching the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine.
Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment recap some of the high-profile cases in the courtroom.
Delta Twp State Rep
Angela breaks down the expansion of the Shyft Group that is resulting in hundreds of new jobs at its Charlotte facility. She also discusses state Capitol issues.
Abood Law Firm
Andrew weighs in on pending criminal charges against former Governor Rick Snyder and other former state leaders in connection with the Flint water crisis.
8th District Congresswoman
Elissa explains why she's voting in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.
Lansing City Council President
Peter tells us about his call for a deployment of the Michigan National Guard downtown at the state Capitol ahead of expected armed protests in the days prior to next week's inauguration of President-elect Biden.
Expert on Gut and Brain Health
Laura weighs in on new U.S. dietary guidelines that call for no candy and cake for kids younger than 2 years of age.
Dr. John Braccio
Regional Psychological Services
January 12th, 2021 12:00am
How to increase employee satisfaction in the workplace with Dr. John Braccio.
Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland gives the latest on the prospect of a 2nd Trump Impeachment.
Tech and Finance Reporter - Crain's Detroit
In light of last weeks events in DC, companies are taking a more careful approach to their political donations. Nick Manes reports.
Jon Decker, an attorney and expert on Impeachment, describes the process and makes a prediction on how congress will vote.
Michigan Capitol Commission
The Capitol Commission unanimously voted to ban open-carry in the Capital building. John Truscott explains.
There have been calls for an investigation of racketeering following the blackballing of the app 'Parler'. Eben Brown gives the details.
January 11th, 2021 12:00am
As a new Covid variant spreads across England, the country is racing to vaccinate the population. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.
Professor Allan Saxe
Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington
Professor Allan Saxe places last week's events at the Capitol in a historical context.
Senior Advisor - The Lincoln Project
In the light of last week's riot at the Capitol, Jeff Timmer talks where the Republican party goes from here.
Macomb County Executive
Mark Hackel speaks on the slow distribution of Covid vaccine's throughout Michigan.
Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News
The Capitol Committee will be meeting today to ban open-carry at the state Capitol. Kyle Melinn gives the latest.
CEO - Beast Digital
Was last week's insurrection even worse for the Republican party than losing the election? Ryan Cassin answers the question.
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from around the state.
January 8th, 2021 12:00am
Facebook and Twitter both put bans on President Trump's accounts following the insurgency at the Capitol. Eben Brown gives the latest.
Sarah Evangeline Norman
Sarah Evangeline Norman gives her perspective on the riots at the Capitol and the Democratic victories in Georgia.
Senator Tom Barrett shares his thoughts on Wednesdays events in DC, and explain why he signed the letter objecting to the electors.
Rep. Graham Filler talks the Governor's veto of a bi-partisan bill for Criminal Justice reform.
Former Lansing City Councilwoman
Jody Washington talks the City of Lansing's handling of the homeless encampment downtown.
The CDC is reporting more allergic reactions for some Covid vaccines. Jeff Monosso gives the latest.
Dr. Veronica Sites
Therapist and Counselor who specializes in suicide prevention
Dr. Veronica Sites gives tips on how to ward off the post-holiday blues.
January 7th, 2021 12:00am
Dave gives reaction to and recaps yesterday's events at the Capitol building in Washinton DC
Tonya J. Powers gives the latest on yesterday's events inside the Capitol building in Washington DC.
Senior White House Correspondent - Gray Television
Live from Washington DC, Jon Decker speaks on the impact of yesterday's violence at the nation's Capitol.
Curtis Hertel Jr.
Michigan State Senator
Senator Hertel Jr. shares his thoughts on the insurrection in DC.
Senior Editor - Crain's Detroit
Chad Livengood on how the business world is reacting to yesterday's riots at the Capitol.
Automotive Expert and Lead Reporter for CNBC.COM
Mike Wayland gives the latest sales figures from GM, Fiat Chrysler, and Ford.
Founder - Xavier Degroat Foundation
Xavier Degroat, who was an Intern at the White House and now runs an autism advocacy foundation in Lansing, shares his story.
Founder - The Vested Group
Joel Patterson tells why working from home may not be all it's cracked up to be.
January 6th, 2021 12:00am
Dave weighs in on the Georgia U-S senate runoff elections and today's Congressional proceedings to certify the November election results.
Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment recap some of the high-profile cases from the courtroom.
Consumers Energy CEO
Garrick breaks down the 480,000 in grant money that was announced by Consumers this week to help Michigan nonprofits with Covid-19 relief.
MI 11th District Republican Committee chair
Maddock is in Washington DC for today's Trump rally ahead of Congress's election certification proceedings.
Pat weighs in on expectations for gas prices to rise during 2021 as the U-S continues its recovery attempts in the Covid-19 pandemic.
Rachel previews today's Congressional meeting to certify the November election results.
Gray TV/WILX TV White House correspondent
Jon updates us on his new position and looks ahead to today's Congressional meeting on the November election certification.
Regional Psychological Services
January 5th, 2021 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio stops by to talk all the small things that go into a successful relationship.
The British government will not extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. Tonya J Powers reports.
Peter Spadafore, who has been re-elected as city council President, tells what's on the table for Lansing City council in 2021.
DiSano Strategies of Lansing
Candace Miller has said she will not make a bid for Governor in 2022. Joe Disano tells how this changes the election landscape.
Columnist - Forbes
Claudia Rosset, who was at the Tiananmen square and Hong Kong protests, talks the strengthening grip of the Chinese Government.
Some teachers in Chicago are refusing to show up for in-person learning. Live from Chicago, Jeff Monosso reports.
Six-time Mr. America finalist
With many gaining a few pounds over the pandemic, Warren Honeycutt gives some exercise tips that can be done at home.
Dr. Stephen Newhart
President and CEO at Vigor Active Health Club
January 4th, 2021 12:00am
Dr. Stephen Newhart on how to have a dry January and the benefits of cutting substances out of your life.
CEO - The Brunson Approach
Quintaria Brunson on how to monitor and beef up your credit score.
Dr. Eric Nepute
Founder of Nepute Wellness Center, Healthy Living Expert
Dr. Eric Nepute sets the record straight on vaccine side affects as many seek the Covid shot.
Dr. Fab Mancini
Author of “The Power of Self-Healing”, Healthy Living Expert
Dr. Fab Mancini on why it's important to keep the bigger picture in mind while making lifestyle changes.
In-person voting begins tomorrow for the Georgia senate runoff election. Rachel Sutherland gives the latest.
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.
Editor-in-Chief of The New York Analysis of Policy & Government
Frank V. Vernuccio and Dave reflect on the Presidency of Donald Trump, his greatest achievements and mistakes.
Ingham County Health Officer
Linda Vail gives an update on the Vaccine roll out in Ingham county
Dennis Lennox tells how he thinks Republicans are missing an opportunity by focusing on fraud instead of other election issues.
Kyle Melinn gives the latest on all things political in Michigan as we enter 2021.
Ryan Cassin talks the division within Republican party as Donald Trump's presidency comes to a close.
Adrienne Woodland & Phil Goudiaby
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state and Dave and Phil talk the big New Years day storm.
Dave Akerly and Rich Herl
December 31st, 2020 12:00am
Dave and Rich take a final look back at the year of 2020.
December 30th, 2020 12:00am
Tonya breaks down President Trump's new title as "Most Admired Man" of 2020....ending Barack Obama's 12-year run.
Dan weighs in on potential amendments to the federal Covid-19 relief package.
Andrew weighs in on pending justice changes to the MI Supreme Court as the deck gets cleared of some key cases.
Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment talk about some of the high-profile cases from the courtroom.
Dr. Meena Bose
Dr. Bose reacts to senator Bernie Sanders's suggestion that he may engage in stall tactics to support legislation to increase stimulus payments.
Jon reports on claims from the Joe Biden team that the Trump administration has set up "road blocks" for a presidential transition.
State Senator - East Lansing
Curtis reacts to Governor Whitmer's signing of the state Covid-19 relief package and the line item veto that has been met with criticism from republicans.
Regional Psychological Services
December 29th, 2020 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio talks looking back at the positive moments of 2020.
The House has approved the bill to give Americans 2000 stimulus checks. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Senior Editor - Crain's Detroit Business
Chad Livengood talks some of the biggest stories in the state involving the Ambassador bridge, Covid-19 relief, and line 5.
Healthy Living Expert
Can CBD be beneficial to children? Laura Harte makes the argument.
Michigan Catholic Conference
The State Supreme Court voted 3-3 to uphold appropriation to
nonpublic schools. Paul Stanewitz explains.
The House voted to approve the 2000 stimulus checks and overturn Trump's veto. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Tammy Thompson on how the stimulus checks will affect everyday Americans.
December 28th, 2020 12:00am
Police have named the man responsible for the Christmas day bombing in Nashville. Eben Brown gives the details.
President Trump has signed congress' coronavirus relief package. Rachel Sutherland tells what this means for Americans moving forward.
Healthcare Expert and Author
Despite the pandemic, Cold and Flu cases are down this year. Dave Johnson explains.
MSU Basketball has lost its last two games, falling to 0-2 in the Big 10. Graham Couch shares his reaction to the Spartan's slump.
Kyle Melinn and Rich talk all things state government and look back at some of the biggest stories from 2020.
Last week President Trump vetoed the National Defense bill. Prof. Saxe gives his take on the President's decision.
Mayor Andy Schor talks the City of Lansing's retiree healthcare resolution and its new Racial Justice and Equity Alliance.
December 23rd, 2020 12:00am
U.S. Attorney General William Barr will leave office today. Tonya J Powers reports.
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