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Paul Long

Paul Long shares his take on the recent ruling on the CARES Act that will affect the funding of private schools in Michigan.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

September 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Dr. John Braccio on avoiding self sabotage.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

September 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Congress has a lot on its plate with a coronavirus relief bill and a possible Supreme Court nomination looming. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

September 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Mayor Schor on the new city Treasurer and the ruling on overnight parking.

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Jenell Leonard

Marketing Resource Group

September 22nd, 2020 12:00am

New polls released today will be encouraging for democrats but late deciders could still play a major role. Jenell Leonard gives the details.

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Ken Cuccinelli

DHS Acting Deputy Secretary

September 22nd, 2020 12:00am

Yesterday DHS announced a crackdown on goods produced by China’s State-Sponsored forced labor system. Ken Cucinelli explains.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

September 22nd, 2020 12:00am

President Trump will be hitting the campaign trail hard this week. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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John Shwindt

Board President - Commercial Food Equipment Service Association

September 22nd, 2020 12:00am

John Shwindt gives insight on how restaurants are looking to recover from the pandemic even as as public fear remains.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

September 21st, 2020 12:00am

Dave discusses the life and death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Jennifer Nassour

Pocketbook Project

September 21st, 2020 12:00am

The house may be making a move to remove Nancy Pelosi from her position. Jennifer Nassour reports.

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Steve Robinson

President - Lansing Community College

September 21st, 2020 12:00am

Steve Robinson gives an account of his first couple months on the job and his take on the future of LCC.

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Todd Glassman

Attorney and Sports Legal Analyst

September 21st, 2020 12:00am

Todd Glassman on the legal liability that schools and organizations may face by moving forward with their sports seasons.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

September 21st, 2020 12:00am

The Lions, Tigers, and all things Michigan politics with Kyle Melinn.

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Ryan Cassin

CEO - Beast Digital

September 21st, 2020 12:00am

Ryan Cassin gives his take on the boost of enthusiasm coming from the left following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the shifted dynamic of the election.

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Adrienne Woodland & Phil Goudiaby

September 21st, 2020 12:00am

Gas prices from around the state with Adrienne Woodland and Phil gives his perspective as a former employee on the funding issue for LCC Radio.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

September 18th, 2020 12:00am

Britain will ration their coronavirus tests as the country struggles to meet demand. Live from London, Simon Owen.

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Harlan Hill

Political Consultant

September 18th, 2020 12:00am

Harlans Hill on Trump's knack for navigating a news cycle.

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Craig Mauger

Reporter - Detroit News

September 18th, 2020 12:00am

Craig Mauger gives the coverage from yesterday's second amendment rally at the capitol building in Lansing.

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Dr. Jim Richards

Director - Sparrow Labratories

September 18th, 2020 12:00am

Dr. Jim Richards talks Covid -19 testing as coronavirus numbers spike in Ingham county.

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Carol Wood

Lansing City Council

September 18th, 2020 12:00am

Carol Wood gives insight on Lansing City Council's handling of the Montgomery drain project.

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Ted Clouser

CEO of PCA Technology Solutions

September 18th, 2020 12:00am

Ted Clouser explains how computer glitches and cyber attacks are affecting the kids doing school online.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

September 18th, 2020 12:00am

President Trump and Biden will both be in Minnesota today. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Bill Beekman

Michigan State University Athletic Director

September 17th, 2020 12:00am

Big 10 football is back! Bill Beekman gives insight on what went into the decision.

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Jim Renacci

Former Congressman (R-OH)

September 17th, 2020 12:00am

Jim Renacci talks congress's upcoming vote on an energy bill that has gone under the radar.

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Stu Sandler

Grand River Strategies

September 17th, 2020 12:00am

Stu Sandler gives perspective from inside the John James campaign on the senate race he says is in a "dead heat".

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

September 17th, 2020 12:00am

Dave riffs on the return of the Big 10 football season and its implications for the Greater Lansing area.

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Christopher Scalia

Proffessor and son of Antonin Scalia

September 17th, 2020 12:00am

Christopher Scalia on 'The Essential Scalia'. A book detailing the life and work of Antonin Scalia.

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Scott Ellis

Director - Michigan Licensed Beverage Association

September 17th, 2020 12:00am

Scott Ellis gives his take on the restrictions facing bars and restaurants that are crippling Michigan businesses.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

September 17th, 2020 12:00am

Jon Decker gives an update on the President including his trip to Wisconsin and his disagreements with the CDC.

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John Schilling

President - The American Federation for Children

September 17th, 2020 12:00am

John Schilling explains why he and his organization are advocating for families to have more control over where their kid attends school.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

September 16th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel brings us the latest on Covid-19 relief talks in Congress.

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Sandra Solin

Political Strategist

September 16th, 2020 12:00am

Sandra weighs in on pressure facing Nancy Pelosi by republicans in their efforts to reach a deal on Covid-19 relief.

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Chris Swope

Lansing City Clerk

September 16th, 2020 12:00am

Chris reacts to the Michigan senate's approval of a bill that would allow the processing of mail-in ballots to begin the day before the November election.

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David Grasso

Political Analyst

September 16th, 2020 12:00am

David reacts to Kamala Harris's accidental touting of plans under a "Harris adminstration" during a virtual roundtable.

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Graham Couch

LSJ Sports Columnist

September 16th, 2020 12:00am

Graham brings us the latest on the Big Ten football season and looks ahead to this week's first high school football games in the Lansing area.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

September 16th, 2020 12:00am

Jeff reports on a potential move by the University of Wisconsin to cancel spring break due to Covid-19.

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Loretta Powers

Legal Analyst

September 16th, 2020 12:00am

Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss the latest major happenings in court rooms across the U.S. and the world.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

September 15th, 2020 12:00am

Dr. John Braccio stops by to talk maintaining mental resilience during the pandemic.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

September 15th, 2020 12:00am

Live from New York City, Tonya J. Powers talks schools reopening in the big apple.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

September 15th, 2020 12:00am

Linda Vail gives the reasoning behind Ingham county's quarantine issued for 30 large properties in East Lansing.

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Rebecca Walser

Walser Wealth Management President

September 15th, 2020 12:00am

Some Millennials are calling for massive wealth redistribution from older generations to younger ones. Rebecca Walser gives the details.

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John Truscott

Michigan Capitol Commission

September 15th, 2020 12:00am

The Capitol Commission voted not to ban firearms in the Capitol building. John Truscott explains the decision.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

September 15th, 2020 12:00am

Live from the White House, Jon Decker discusses the Israel/UAE peace deal and gives an update on the President.

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Jacqueline Newman

Managing Partner - Bottger, Newman & Schein LLP

September 15th, 2020 12:00am

A spike in divorce during the pandemic has meant more business for Jacqueline Newman. Newman gives insight.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

September 14th, 2020 12:00am

Will Congress pass a Coronavirus relief package before they go on break? Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Kevin Campbell

Cyber Security Analyst

September 14th, 2020 12:00am

Cyber Security is weakening during the pandemic. Kevin Campbell explains why.

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George Asher

General Manager - Magnesium Products of America

September 14th, 2020 12:00am

As unemployment remains at record highs, George Asher tells why Magnesium is looking to make hires en masse.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

September 14th, 2020 12:00am

Kyle and Dave talk The Lions, the Big 10, and all things Michigan news.

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Ryan Cassin

CEO of Beast Digital

September 14th, 2020 12:00am

Ryan Cassin on the media's coverage of the elections and its effect on voters.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

September 14th, 2020 12:00am

Gas prices are way down. Adrienne Woodland gives the details.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

September 11th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel Sutherland on how the U.S. has changed in the nineteen years since 9/11.

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Harlan Hill

Trump for President Advisory Board Member

September 11th, 2020 12:00am

Harlan Hill on Mitch McConnell's search for Republican votes for a half-trillion-dollar economic relief package.

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Craig Mauger

Reporter - Detroit News

September 11th, 2020 12:00am

Craig Mauger, who covered Trump's event in Saginaw, recaps the night.

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Steve Japinga

VP of Public Affairs - Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

September 11th, 2020 12:00am

The Lansing Regional Chamber has announced their endorsements for the 2020 elections. Steve Japinga gives the details.

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Virginia Buckingham

Former Head of Boston's Logan Airport

September 11th, 2020 12:00am

Virginia Buckingham faced blame after the 9/11 attacks and now shares her story.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm and Trustee at Lansing Community College

September 11th, 2020 12:00am

Andrew Abood gives details on LCC's budget and talks the Governor's new program for front line workers.

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Tricia Benn

Cheif Community Officer for C-Suite Network

September 11th, 2020 12:00am

A child care crisis is pushing mothers out of the labor force. Tricia Benn gives insight.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

September 10th, 2020 12:00am

Trump will visit Michigan today. Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives an update on the President.

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Dr. James Hurley

President & CEO - Tarleton State University

September 10th, 2020 12:00am

The Big 10's decision do forgo fall football is still facing criticism. Dr. James Hurley on how his school is handling the situation.

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John Sellek

Head of Harbor Strategic Public Affairs

September 10th, 2020 12:00am

Joe Biden yesterday, Trump today. John Sellek talks strategy as the two candidates battle for Michigan.

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Paul Egan

Reporter - Detroit Free Press

September 10th, 2020 12:00am

Paul Egan gives details on the federal judge seeking to clarify Gov. Gretchen Whitmer coronavirus emergency powers.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

September 10th, 2020 12:00am

Peter Spadafore shares his thoughts on the Mayor's plan put forward for the Lansing City Market.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

September 10th, 2020 12:00am

A new Study claims the motorcycle rally in Sturgis can be linked to 260,000 coronavirus cases. Jeff Monosso reports.

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Adrian Hemond

Grassroots Midwest

September 10th, 2020 12:00am

Adrian Hemond on the fight for Michigan as Trump and Biden make back-to-back visits to the Mitten.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

September 9th, 2020 12:00am

Jon reports on a story he broke involving President Trump being nominated for a 2021 Nobel Peace Prize in the wake of a peace agreement between Israel and the UAE.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

September 9th, 2020 12:00am

Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment recap some of the more interesting court cases nationally and globally.

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John Hartzell

Detroit Rising Development

September 9th, 2020 12:00am

John discusses this week's announcement of the Lansing Shuffleboard & Social Club project to take place at the site of the former City Market Building. Detroit Rising is leasing the property.

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Brian Calloway

LSJ Prep Sports Writer

September 9th, 2020 12:00am

Brian weighs in on the various decisions being made by local school districts on fall sports.

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Lee Chatfield

MI House Speaker

September 9th, 2020 12:00am

Lee breaks down a letter written by Midwest legislative leaders to the Big Ten commissioner that advocates for college football to be played this fall.

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Lance Taylor

Realtor

September 9th, 2020 12:00am

Lance weighs in on how movers in New York City in the midst of Covid-19 are turning people away due to high volume.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

September 9th, 2020 12:00am

Rachel brings us the latest on what's being called an unprecedented attack by President Trump on U-S military leaders this week.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

September 8th, 2020 12:00am

Intimate Communication, it may not be what you think. Dr. John Braccio explains the importance.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

September 8th, 2020 12:00am

A new poll shows a large chunk of Americans won't take a Covid-19 vaccine when it first comes out. Eben Brown reports.

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Paul Traub

Senior Economist - Chicago's Federal Reserve Bank

September 8th, 2020 12:00am

Paul Traub on how Detroit experienced economic growth through June despite the decline to start the second quarter.

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Ryan Morfin

CEO - Wentworth, Economic Strategist

September 8th, 2020 12:00am

Ryan Morfin on how remote work could change, and possibly improve our economy forever.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner of MIRS News

September 8th, 2020 12:00am

Kyle Melinn and Dave talk all things Michigan politics post Labor Day weekend.

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Bill McGinley

Former Assistant to President Trump

September 8th, 2020 12:00am

Mnuchin and Pelosi have reportedly reached an unspoken agreement to go forward with the government funding package.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

September 8th, 2020 12:00am

Post holiday gas prices from around the state with Adrienne Woodland.

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John Ansbach

Information Security Evangelist with AON

September 4th, 2020 12:00am

John Ansbach gives tips on how to protect your social media accounts from hackers.

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Gabe Abshire

CEO of Utility Concierge and Specialist in Workplace Culture

September 4th, 2020 12:00am

Workers are putting off vacation during the pandemic. Gabe Abshire explains why you should use your vacation days.

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Codie Sanchez

Managing Director - Entourage Effect Capital

September 4th, 2020 12:00am

Pennsylvania's Governor wants to legalize weed to help small businesses recover from Covid-19. Codie Sanchez gives the details.

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Joe Schwartz

Former Michigan Congressman

September 4th, 2020 12:00am

Joe Schwartz and Dave discuss VoteSafe and the unique challenges of this year's election.

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Ryan Cassin

CEO of Beast Digital

September 4th, 2020 12:00am

Ryan Cassin, who's company produces attack ads for political campaigns, explains the business.

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Judy Gaman

Award-winning author and speaker on healthy living 

September 4th, 2020 12:00am

Judy Gaman warns that eating in front of a screen could lead to weight gain, and gives advice on how to build healthier habits.

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Stacey Murphy

Certified Intimacy Coach

September 4th, 2020 12:00am

A new survey shows that political affiliation may be a dating deal-breaker. Stacey Murphy gives insight.

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Ron The Wine Guy

Wine Expert and Enthusiast

September 4th, 2020 12:00am

Ron the Wine guy stops by to discuss how a decline in travel will affect the wine industry moving forward.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

September 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland gives the new Fox polling data from three key battleground states.

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George Seay

Annandale Capital Co-Founder and Chairman

September 3rd, 2020 12:00am

George Seay discusses political dynasties after a Kennedy loses for the first time ever in Massachusetts.

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John Irwin

President - Huntington West Michigan Region

September 3rd, 2020 12:00am

John Irwin gives the details on Huntington's 5 billion dollar commitment to help boost economic opportunity throughout Michigan.

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KT McFarland

Former Deputy National Security Advisor for President Trump

September 3rd, 2020 12:00am

KT gives insight into the Trump Administration and discusses her book "Revolution".

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

September 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Andrew Abood gives a legal perspective on technology in the court system, the Nassar case, and Big 10 football.

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Sen. Gary Peters

U.S. Senator

September 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Senator Peters checks in from his annual Motorcycle trip around Michigan and gives an update on his re-election campaign.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

September 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Joe Biden will be visiting Kenosha, Wisconsin today and speak with the family of Jacob Blake. Live from Kenosha, Jeff Monosso reports.

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Dave Akerly

September 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Dave weighs in on issues ranging from Labor Day travel to President Trump's meeting with Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren with hopes of starting football in the fall.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

September 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Tonya reports on plans by Walmart to launch a "Plus" service to compete with Amazon Prime.

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Loretta Powers

Legal Analyst

September 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss the more interesting cases being heard in courtrooms nationally and globally.

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Tom Dickson

Lansing Lugnuts Owner

September 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Tom breaks down the minor league baseball team's new naming rights agreement with Jackson National Life Insurance with its new stadium being renamed "Jackson Field".

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David Mittleman

Grewal Law Attorney

September 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Representing Larry Nassar survivors, David reacts to the latest reports dealing with who knew what about sexual assault claims against Nassar and Will Strampel.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

September 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Peter tells us about this week's council vote to approve hazard pay for first responders.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

September 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Jeff gives us a recap of President Trump's visit to Kenosha, WI.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

September 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Jon brings us an update on a veterans coalition that's being launched by an anti-Trump Lincoln project.

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