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Valerie Sokolosky

Personal Branding and Etiquette Speaker

May 24th, 2022 07:33am

Valerie weighs in on the issue of annoying co-workers as employees return to the office in the midst of Covid.

Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

May 24th, 2022 07:27am

Jeff reports on the military's delivery of the first pallets of baby formula arriving from overseas.

Jon X. Eguia

MSU professor

May 24th, 2022 07:17am

Jon breaks down IPPSR's launch of a partisan advantage tracker that assesses election fairness.

Ted Harvey

Committee to Defeat the President

May 24th, 2022 06:57am

On this primary election day, Ted weighs in on comments from President Biden that the U.S. military will defend Taiwan if necessary.

Dennis Lennox

MI GOP Strategist

May 24th, 2022 06:53am

Dennis reacts to the state elections bureau's findings of valid petition signatures for republican gubernatorial candidates.

Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

May 24th, 2022 06:48am

Eben brings us a preview of today's primary elections in Georgia and other states.

Dr John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services - East Lansing

May 24th, 2022 06:45am

Dr Braccio and Dave discuss how people can get the "summertime blues".

Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

May 23rd, 2022 08:56am

Adrienne and Dave talk gas prices.

Kyle Melinn


May 23rd, 2022 08:26am

Curtis Hertel

East Lansing State Senator

May 23rd, 2022 07:47am

Curtis and Dave discuss Michigan revenue.

Chris Hanes

Title 42

May 23rd, 2022 07:44am

Dave and Chris discuss ending Title 42.

Sandy Miller

Michigan Tornado

May 23rd, 2022 07:41am

Sandy tells Dave about her experience with the recent Michigan tornado.

Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

May 20th, 2022 07:56am

Rich and Linda talk Covid surge in Ingham County.

Doctor Dean Beckloff

Professional Counselor

May 20th, 2022 07:53am

Rich and Doctor Dean discuss teen mental health and depression.

Jeff Monosso

May 20th, 2022 07:43am

Rich and Linda discuss the latest on Covid cases.

Beth Leblanc

Detroit News Reporter

May 20th, 2022 06:54am

Rich and Beth talk about Whitmer's request to send rebates to residents.

Jim Geyer

WLNS-TV Channel 6 Meteorologist

May 20th, 2022 06:43am

Rich and Jim discuss possible upcoming severe thunderstorms.

Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

May 20th, 2022 06:29am

Rich and Eben discuss a bill passed by the house to help combat white supremacists.

Alexandra Hudson

Young Voices Commentator

May 19th, 2022 08:38am

Alexandra and Rich talk about the U.S. seeking relationship with UAE

Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

May 19th, 2022 08:34am

Eben and Rich discuss baby formula shortage.

Heather Majano

East Lansing Art Festival Coordinator

May 19th, 2022 08:32am

Rich and Heather discuss the East Lansing Art Festival.

Jon Decker

1320 WILS correspondent

May 19th, 2022 08:30am

Rich and Jon discuss baby formula shortage news

Jose Hulguin-Veras

Supply Chain Expert

May 19th, 2022 08:28am

Rich and Jose discuss baby formula shortage

Tyler Thiele

Anderson Economic Group Vice President and Director

May 19th, 2022 08:25am

Rich and Tyler talk about Housing sales

John Bursch

Alliance for Defending Freedom

May 19th, 2022 08:20am

Rich and John discuss the suspension on Michigan's abortion ban

Shaun Naidoo

Attorney at Law

May 18th, 2022 07:48am

Our weekly look at the hottest legal cases

Jared Halpern

FOX News Radio

May 18th, 2022 07:41am

President Biden visits Buffalo following the deadly supermarket shooting.

Lauren Gibbons

Bridge Michigan

May 18th, 2022 07:36am

Michigan looks to establish a state commission to re-survey our border with Indiana.

Dr. Meena Bose

Director - Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency

May 18th, 2022 07:11am

Elon Musk taking aim at President Biden: "The real President is whoever controls the teleprompter".

Paul Egan

Lansing Reporter - Detroit Free Press

May 18th, 2022 07:06am

A Michigan Court of Claims judge has issued a preliminary injunction against Michigan's 1931 abortion law.

Jocelyn Benson

Michigan Secretary of State

May 18th, 2022 06:40am

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson is calling for reforms that she says are necessary for a safe and secure election.

Dave Akerly

May 18th, 2022 06:37am

Tonight, Jim Harbaugh speaks at a benefit for Xavier Degroat's Autism Foundation.

Andie Monet

Leadership Expert

May 17th, 2022 07:38am

Andie discusses a story about a boss who was criticized for offering a bonus to staff if they lose weight.

Jim Dement

Senator - Jim DeMint

May 17th, 2022 07:28am

Jim looks ahead to today's primary races in the U.S.

Brian Wheeler

Consumers Energy

May 17th, 2022 07:18am

Brian previews today's electric vehicle event at the state Capitol.

Jon Decker

1320 WILS White House Correspondent

May 17th, 2022 07:17am

Jon and Dave discuss the major issues that are ongoing in Washington D.C.

Adam Hussain

Lansing city council president

May 17th, 2022 06:29am

Adam brings us a recap of last night's council meeting.

Doctor John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services of East Lansing

May 17th, 2022 06:26am

Doctor Braccio and Dave discuss issues around marriage.

Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

May 16th, 2022 09:09am

Adrienne breaks down the latest local and statewide average gas prices.

Ashley Smith Thomas

Political Strategist

May 16th, 2022 09:08am

Ashley weighs in on the latest back-and-forth between President Biden and former President Trump.

Kyle Melinn


May 16th, 2022 09:06am

Kyle and Dave discuss the latest happenings in state government.

Casey Hasten

Hiring Expert

May 16th, 2022 09:03am

Casey discusses how people are coming out of retirement to go back to work in the midst of inflation.

Ron Bacon

Mayor of East Lansing

May 16th, 2022 08:39am

Dave and Ron discuss the latest news from East Lansing.

Frank Vernuccio

New York Analysis of Policy and Government

May 16th, 2022 06:33am

Frank reacts to the President's cancelling of oil and gas lease sales.

Eric Peterson

Young Voices Commentator

May 16th, 2022 06:29am

Eric weighs in on President Biden's challenges with inflation.

Ron the Wine Guy

May 13th, 2022 08:47am

Ron and Dave discuss how businesses can keep track of liquor laws in states like Michigan.

Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

May 13th, 2022 08:24am

Jared recaps President Biden's discussion with manufacturers about baby formula supply issues.

Kevin Wernet

Woldumar Nature Center

May 13th, 2022 08:23am

Kevin breaks down the lack of help ahead for the summer at the nature center.

Nolan Katerberg

Ford Motor Company

May 13th, 2022 08:21am

Nolan previews a free program taking place this weekend in Dimondale.

Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

May 13th, 2022 08:13am

Andrew weighs in on the inmate charged with threatening an Ingham County judge in a letter from prison.

Elissa Slotkin

MI Congresswoman

May 13th, 2022 08:11am

Elissa weighs in on the President calling off an oil lease auction.

Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

May 13th, 2022 08:08am

Eben reports on the U.S. marking the 1-millionth Covid-related death.

Fred Fleitz

Former National Security Council Chief of Staff

May 12th, 2022 07:43am

Fred weighs in on North Korea's most recent testing of a ballistic missile in violation of U.N. sanctions.

Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

May 12th, 2022 07:37am

Jeff reports on President Biden's trip to Illinois to highlight the Ukraine war supply and cost issues.

Elisabeth Waldon

Greenville Daily News

May 12th, 2022 07:01am

Elisabeth brings us updates on a murder trial in Montcalm County and a school bond proposal that was recently defeated in an election by only TWO votes.

Steve Strater

Cyber Security Consultant

May 12th, 2022 06:49am

Steve discusses the FBI warning to businesses to be on alert for cyber threats.

Jamie Roe

GOP Political Consultant

May 12th, 2022 06:40am

Jamie reacts to a Detroit News report surrounding a Michigan campaign accused of paying petition circulators not to work.

Joe Curl

Former Washington Times White House correspondent

May 12th, 2022 06:32am

Joe weighs in on a social media post from 2016 from President Biden's new press secretary that then-President Trump "stole" that year's election.

Tonya J Powers

Fox News Radio

May 12th, 2022 06:13am

Tonya breaks down the U.S. Labor Department report that the consumer price index rose in April from a year ago.

Andrew Challenger

Head of Sales - Challenger, Gray and Christmas

May 11th, 2022 07:41am

At a time of record high job openings, why are so few teens entering the workforce?

Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

May 11th, 2022 07:35am

Today the US senate votes on an abortion rights bill, but Jared would be surprised if it manages a majority vote..

Jase Bolger

Former MI House Speaker

May 11th, 2022 07:16am

A term limits reform proposal has passed in the state senate and house.

Chris Trittico

Attorney at Law

May 11th, 2022 07:13am

Our weekly look at the hottest legal cases.

Ben Shuldiner

Superintendent - Lansing School District

May 11th, 2022 07:11am

Lansing Schools announced important changes to the 22-23 school year calendar.

David Carlucci

Former Democratic Senator - New York

May 11th, 2022 06:44am

How important is it for members of the GOP to stay in former President Trump's good graces?

Bill Dendy

Personal Finance Expert

May 11th, 2022 06:17am

If you've been thinking about starting a side hustle to make some extra income, you're not alone. Bill fills us in on some of the best side gigs you can have in 2022.

David Silverstein

Broken Healthcare Director

May 10th, 2022 07:33am

David weighs in on why medical bills have gotten out of control in the U.S.

Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

May 10th, 2022 07:26am

Jeff brings us the latest on the arson investigation at an anti-abortion group office building in Wisconsin.

Lawrence Ziehr

GM Engineering Project Manager

May 10th, 2022 07:02am

Lawrence talks about how ultium energy recovery can help EV's charge and accelerate faster and drive farther.

Jon Decker

1320 WILS White House Correspondent

May 10th, 2022 06:56am

Jon and Dave discuss the latest happenings from Washington D.C.

Hondo Carpenter

Spartan Nation

May 10th, 2022 06:34am

Hondo reacts to the shocking death of former MSU basketball star Adreian Payne.

Casie Rivas

Business Law Expert

May 10th, 2022 06:30am

Casie weighs in on bills being considered by some states that would limit how employers can use tech to monitor their workers.

Dr John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services - East Lansing

May 10th, 2022 06:28am

Dr Braccio discusses how it's not always important to be right.

Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

May 9th, 2022 07:34am

Adrienne breaks down this week's local and statewide average gas prices.

Ashley Smith Thomas

Political Strategist

May 9th, 2022 07:28am

Ashley weighs in on former President Trump's response to President Biden's recent "MAGA" criticism.

Kyle Melinn


May 9th, 2022 07:07am

Kyle and Dave hold their weekly discussion on the latest happenings in state government.

Dr Gavin McGregor-Skinner


May 9th, 2022 07:05am

Gavin weighs in on whether or not we can trust rapid Covid tests against the omicron BA.2 subvariant.

Doug Kelly

American Edge Project CEO

May 9th, 2022 06:43am

Doug breaks down the challenges that the U-S is facing with technology.

Cory Mills

GOP Strateigst

May 9th, 2022 06:39am

Cory weighs in on President Biden's remarks that the "MAGA crowd" is the "most extreme political organization that's existed" in recent American history.

Rich Herl

News Director - 1320 WILS

May 6th, 2022 08:44am

Dave and Rich further discuss the shooting of DeAnthony VanAtten by East Lansing police.

Michael Butler

Free Speech Advocate

May 6th, 2022 08:42am

How might Elon Musk's acquisition of Twitter affect free speech?

Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

May 6th, 2022 07:36am

First Lady Jill Biden is taking a trip to Romania and Slovakia, and Jen Psaki is stepping down as White House press secretary.

John Sellek

Founder - Harbor Strategic Public Affairs

May 6th, 2022 07:34am

John brings us the latest from several key political races in Michigan

Colin Gardner

Senior - Lansing Catholic High School

May 6th, 2022 07:06am

No classes at LCHS today - students have their annual Work-a-thon, and Colin joins us to describe what that entails.

Jeff Donofrio

Director - Buisness Leaders of Michigan

May 6th, 2022 07:04am

If Michigan continues to lag behind other states in education, Jeff argues it will spell disaster for our state's economy.

Mitch Kramer

CEO - Fluent Financial

May 6th, 2022 06:32am

What options (if any) does Washington D.C. have to curb inflation?

Dave Akerly

Host - WILS Morning Wake-up

May 6th, 2022 06:23am

Dave reacts to the bodycam video released of the police shooting of DeAnthony VanAtten in East Lansing.

Peter Anthony Wynn

Marketing Expert

May 5th, 2022 07:33am

Peter weighs in on recent polling data on President Biden in the midst of inflation.

Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

May 5th, 2022 07:28am

Jeff and Dave talk about today's National Day of Prayer.

Michael Markey Jr.

MI GOP Gubernatorial Candidate

May 5th, 2022 07:04am

Michael breaks down why he's running for Governor this year.

Jon Decker

1320 WILS White House Correspondent

May 5th, 2022 06:55am

Jon and Dave discuss some of the top stories going on nationally and internationally.

Nick Smith

Gongwer News

May 5th, 2022 06:35am

Nick brings us an update on the budget process in the state legislature.

Sean Themea

Young Americans for Liberty

May 5th, 2022 06:32am

Sean weighs in on the kickoff to the primary election season.

Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

May 5th, 2022 06:30am

Tonya breaks down the list of this year's inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Wendy L Patrick

Attorney at Law

May 4th, 2022 07:54am

What are the legal implications of Justice Alito's leaked draft?

Jared Halpern

Fox News Radio

May 4th, 2022 07:53am

Jared brings us the latest from the nation's capitol.

Dennis Lennox

Michigan Political Pundit

May 4th, 2022 07:05am

What does the Abortion Draft leak mean for political races in Michigan and across the country?

Mohammed Anwar

Workplace Culture Expert

May 4th, 2022 06:58am

Why are 33% of American workers thinking about leaving their current job?

Ben Schuldiner

Superintendent of Lansing Public Schools

May 4th, 2022 06:54am

A millage to fund work on several Lansing schools has passed.

Charles Marino

Startegic Security Advisor

May 4th, 2022 06:22am

Charles discusses how lax border security is creating headaches for American security agencies.

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