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Liz stops by and explains the statement she made at an MSU board of trustees meeting involving the stagnation of a Title IX case.
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Fox News Radio
November 25th, 2020 12:00am
Simon brings us the latest on a major airline that is making Covid-19 vaccines mandatory on its flights, as well as efforts by British Airways to launch a Covid testing trial for arrivals.
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Amy tells us how we can stay health amidst the Covid-19 pandemic if we're stuck indoors for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Tonya J. Powers
Tonya reports on the "Jeopardy!" game show naming former contestant Ken Jennings as the first interim host in place of the late Alex Trebek.
Will weighs in on President Trump's latest move in the Election Day fallout in which he called for a recount of votes in Georgia.
Friends of Moores Park Pool
Veronica brings us the details of a fundraising campaign that starts this Friday that would go toward the pool's rehabilitation efforts.
Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment break down the most recent and unique cases in the courtroom.
Senior Economic Advisor of Chicago's Federal Reserve
Paul breaks down the October sales report released by the Bank and Michigan Retailers Association.
Eben reports on the American Medical Association deeming racism a "public health threat".
Ron The Wine Guy
Ron and Dave discuss the best types of wine to drink during Thanksgiving dinner.
November 24th, 2020 12:00am
With Michigan's election certified, the deadline for other states is approaching. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Dr. John Braccio
Regional Psychological Services
Dr. John Braccio gives a salute to Thanksgiving day.
Aztrazenca says its Coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective in trials. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.
Reporter - Bridge Michigan
Jonathan Oosting on what's next for Michigan after the board of canvassers voted to certify the election.
Dr. Rebecca Good
As schools take a holiday break, Dr. Rebecca Good gives strategies for students to cope with schooling during the pandemic.
Former Executive Director of the Michigan GOP
Jeff Timmer, a former member of the Michigan Board of canvassers, shares insight on the certification process.
The Trump campaign has cut ties with attorney Sidney Powell after claims of election fraud. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Founder of Hiring Transformed
How to get hired during and eventually after the pandemic with Michael Goldberg.
November 23rd, 2020 12:00am
Thanksgiving week is usually the biggest week for travel. Tonya J. Powers tells how people are travelling this year.
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.
Editor-in-chief - New York Analysis of Policy & Government
Frank V. Vernuccio Jr. talks addressing voting irregularities even if it won't sway the election.
Political Analyst & Pundit from the right
Dennis Lennox gives his take on Michigan's election certification process.
Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News
Kyle Melinn stops by to talk the board of Canvassers, the Lions, and all things Michigan political.
CEO of Beast Digital
Continued conversation on Michigan's election certification and the battle for the future of the republican party with Ryan Cassin.
Adrienne Woodland gives Thanksgiving week gas prices from around the state and her plans for the holiday, which involve Turducken.
November 20th, 2020 12:00am
Joe Biden is looking to move forward in the transition process. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Journalist & Author
Dave Erickson talks the 'Blue Wave' that never really came in the 2020 election.
Automotive Reporter CNBC
General Motor is increasing and accelerating its roll out of all-electric vehicles. Mike Wayland gives the details.
Ingham County Clerk
Barb Byrum recaps last night's senate house overnight committee where she explained the state's election process.
Sports Columnist - the Lansing State Journal
Graham Couch on MSU Football's cancellation, MSU Hockey's debut, and MSU Basketball's former stars heading to the NBA.
Principal at Truscott and Rossman
John Truscott, who was part of the Presidential transition team for George W. Bush, talks Joe Biden's transition to the White House.
President Trump has summoned to of Michigan's top Republican legislators to the White House. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
November 19th, 2020 12:00am
In what could be Trump's last months in office, Secretary Pompeo is travelling internationally. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.
Associate Editor - TheHill.com
As election's are certified across the country, the doors seem to be closing on many of the Trump campaign's legal efforts. Jesse Byrnes gives the details.
Abood Law Firm
Andrew Abood on the litigation facing the state after the DHHS orders and other legal happenings in Michigan.
Outgoing CEO of Consumer's Energy, Incoming CEO of PG&E
Patti Poppe talks leaving mid-Michigan to become the new CEO of PG&E in California.
Director - Health Care Association of Michigan
Melissa Samuel talks the impact of Covid-19 on long-term care facilities, which have suffered massive losses during the pandemic.
President-elect Joe Biden announced new members of his White House Senior Staff. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Senior Travel Editor - Thepointsguy.com
Holiday travel 2020 with Melanie Lieberman.
November 18th, 2020 12:00am
Tonya reports on the opening of an online pharmacy by Amazon.
Retired Marine and FBI Agent
John reacts to the recent tough state restrictions being brought back by Governors as Covid-19 cases continue to surge.
Detroit News - Political Reporter
Craig gives us a recap of a bizarre sequence of events during last night's November election certification by the Wayne County Board of Canvassers.
Lansing City Clerk
Chris tells us about his trip to Georgia.....one of the states in the middle of controversy in the wake of the November election.
MI Restaurant and Lodging Association President
Justin breaks down a lawsuit filed by the association against the state over the new 3-week Covid-19 DHHS order.
Eben brings us the latest on restrictions being added by states amid surging Covid-19 case numbers.
Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss some of the high-profile cases in the courtroom.
November 17th, 2020 12:00am
With Thanksgiving approaching, Dr. John Braccio stops by to talk the importance of gratitude.
Big tech execs headed to capitol hill today. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
Curtis Hertel Jr.
Sen. Hertel Jr. on the new health orders issues by the DHHS and the state's Covid response.
Spokesman - Michigan High School Athletic Association
High School Fall sports have been postponed but not cancelled due to the DHHS orders. Geoff Kimmerly talks completing the seasons.
Free parking, Silver bells in the City, and Lansing's pandemic response with Mayor Andy Schor.
The Trump campaign is continuing their election lawsuits. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
CEO - Utility Concierge
Gabe Abshire talks the importance of taking vacation time as we head into the holidays.
November 16th, 2020 12:00am
Dave goes over the new restrictions announced by Governor Whitmer issued through the DHHS.
As Michigan heads into a lockdown, what action is being taken in other parts of the world to combat Covid-19? Live from London, Simon Owen reports.
GOP National Committeewoman for Maryland
Nicolee Ambrose and Dave discuss the concerns that have been raised over the election process in Michigan.
Legislative and Policy Director - Clean Water Action
The easement that allowed for Line 5's existence has been terminated by the Governor. Sean McBrearty talks the huge win for Michigan environmentalists.
Tribal Chariman - Bay Mills Indian Community
Bryan Newland on how his tribe has handled Covid-19 and the controversy with a High School football team that broke regulations.
Kyle Melinn talks the new restrictions, what's for state legislature, and all things Michigan political.
Ryan Cassin on what's next for Trump as the election results become increasingly clear.
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state.
November 13th, 2020 12:00am
Harvard taken to a federal appeals court after being accused of racial discrimination. Tonya J. Powers reports.
State Government Reporter - Detroit Free Press
Paul Egan breaks down the string of lawsuits filed by the Trump campaign v.s. the state of Michigan.
Ingham County Health Officer
Covid-19 is spiking across the Midwest. When a vaccine does arrive, how will it be distributed? Linda Vail shares insight.
President-elect Joe Biden has chosen his Chief of Staff. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.
Reporter - Lansing State Journal
Three Lansing police officers have been placed on administrative leave after a video showing a violent arrest went viral. Sarah Lehr gives the details.
Wine Expert and Enthusiast
Ron The Wine Guy stops by and tells how people's wine buying habits and tastes have changed during the pandemic.
November 12th, 2020 12:00am
Transition in the Pentagon as a top official is fired and another resigns. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.
President of MSN Strategies
Julianne Thompson on the run-off elections in Georgia and the transition in the White House.
Senior Petroleum Analyst at GasBuddy.com
With optimism surrounding a possible vaccine, oil prices have been rising. What will this mean at the pump? Pat Dehaan gives the details
Head of the Home Builders Association of Michigan
Home Building numbers are higher this fall than they were at this time year ago. Bob Filka explains why.
As the nation heads for Thanksgiving weekend, Covid numbers are rising across the Midwest. Jeff Monosso reports.
Family Safety Analyst
Rania Mankarious tells how to celebrate the holidays when seeing family members could come at the risk of disease.
Tonya J Powers
November 11th, 2020 12:00am
Tonya updates us on what's happening in Georgia, where the republican party head is casting new doubt on election transparency.
University of Texas at Arlington Political Science Professor
Allen weighs in on the election controversy with Joe Biden beginning his work as president-elect and President Trump promising lawsuits.
CEO - CATA
Brad tells us about the free rides being offered year-round for veterans, effective today, and also gives us an update on how CATA is dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic.
Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment break down some of the high-profile cases being taken up in the courtroom.
Reagan Legacy Foundation President
Michael, the son of former president Ronald Reagan, talks about his Foundation's Veterans memorial project known as "Walkway to Victory".
Jon brings us an update from the White House on President Trump's claims that he will win the presidency with lawsuits in several states pending.
Ami weighs in on a new NFIB survey that shows 75% of business owners saying that they would apply for a second round of Covid-19 relief funding.
Regional Psychological Services
November 10th, 2020 12:00am
Dr. John Braccio stops by to discusses the challenges of living with OCD, which have been amplified by the pandemic.
Hondo Carpenter on the news that Tom Izzo has tested positive for Covid-19.
Lansing City Council
A discussion on de-funding the police at the Lansing city council last night quickly turned heated. Carol Wood explains.
CEO - Beast Digital
Ryan Cassin on the president's refusal to concede the election, and where things go from here.
Lansing State Journal Reporter
Two of Michigan's top high school football teams have been forced to end their seasons due to Covid-19. Brian Calloway reports.
CEO of MedPro Treatment Center
Many states voted to legalize Marijuana in this last election. Phil Young tells why he thinks legalization isn't always the best path.
Today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Obamacare. Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives the details.
Former TV Sports Anchor
November 9th, 2020 12:00am
Mike and Dave remember the life of the legendary football coach and Michigan high school hall of famer Mike Smith.
The celebrations in the streets following the announcement of Joe Biden's election could have been Covid spreading events. Tonya J Powers reports.
Excecutive Director -Takeback.org
John Pudner talks election litigation and shares his experience with the election process.
Democratic Strategist - Grassroots Midwest
Adrian Hemond reflects on the election and looks ahead to a Joe Biden presidency.
CEO - Wentworth, Economic Strategist
The marginal tax rates for 2021 have been announced. Ryan Morfin tells how tax rates may fluctuate in the coming year.
Kyle Melinn talks election results in Michigan, the future of the republican party, and Spartan football.
President Trump is yet to concede the election as he attempts legal action in multiple states. Live from the White House Jon Decker, who is also a lawyer, gives the details.
Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state, which could rise quickly following the announcement from Pfizer.
November 6th, 2020 12:00am
Tonya brings us the latest on the presidential race in Pennsylvania.
Sarah Evangeline Norman
Sarah weighs in on the fallout of Election Day as the ballot-counting continues.
State Senator - East Lansing
Curtis reacts to the Election Day developments that impact the state legislature.
Andy breaks down the potential of the presidential election results going to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Daniel J. Geltrude
Geltrude & Company
Daniel and Dave discuss how a contested election could affect the stock market.
Jonathan brings us the latest on the Detroit ballot counting controversy.
Reed breaks down an expected rise in personal bankruptcies in 2021 as Covid-19 relief runs out.
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