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Brian Calloway

Two of Michigan's top high school football teams have been forced to end their seasons due to Covid-19. Brian Calloway reports.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

December 4th, 2020 12:00am

Funding, a defense bill, and coronavirus relief all on the U.S. legislature's plate as 2020 comes to a close. Tonya J Powers reports.

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Boyd Matheson

Opinion Editor - Deseret News

December 4th, 2020 12:00am

Joe Biden continues to fill out his cabinet. Boyd Matheson gives his take on the president-elect's latest selections.

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Jonathan Oosting

Reporter - Bridge Michigan

December 4th, 2020 12:00am

The Michigan COVID-19 Task Force on Racial Disparities reports progress in communities of color in the spread of the virus. Jonathan Oosting gives the details.

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Ami Kassar

Business Strategist

December 4th, 2020 12:00am

Ami Kassar tells why he thinks the pandemic is a great time to start a business.

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Tim Daman

President & CEO of Lansing Chamber of Commerce

December 4th, 2020 12:00am

Tim Daman talks getting relief to small businesses that have been negatively impacted by the pandemic and the Chamber's letter to Michigan legislators.

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Geoff Kimmerly

Spokesman - Michigan High School Athletic Association

December 4th, 2020 12:00am

High School teams across the state aim to finish their seasons. Geoff Kimmerly tells what the MHSAA is doing to see sports run safely this winter.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 4th, 2020 12:00am

Accusations of election fraud through the post office, a trip to Georgia, and more. Live from the White House, Jon Decker gives the update on President Trump.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

December 3rd, 2020 12:00am

The UK will become the first to distribute a Covid-19 vaccine after regulators have authorized its use. Tonya J Powers reports.

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Jennifer Nassour

Founder of the Pocketbook Project

December 3rd, 2020 12:00am

In the wake of Rudy Guliani's visit to Lansing, Jennifer and Dave talk restoring trust in the nation's election process.

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Brian Calley

President - Small Business Owners Association of Michigan

December 3rd, 2020 12:00am

As Covid cases surge across the state, small business continue to wait in limbo. Brian Calley talks a potential shutdown extension.

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Graham Couch

Columnist - The Lansing State Journal

December 3rd, 2020 12:00am

The MSU v.s. Ohio State football game that hangs in the balance and MSU hoops' big win over Duke with Graham Couch.

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Adrian Hemond

Democratic Strategist and CEO of Grassroots Midwest

December 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Adrian Hemond gives his take on the senate oversight committee hearing that featured testimony from Trump's lawyer Rudy Guliani.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

December 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Restaurants in Detroit have lost their licences for defying health orders. Now the city of Pasedena, California says it won't follow orders on outdoor dining. Jeff Monosso reports.

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Patti Reilly

Shopping Expert

December 3rd, 2020 12:00am

Patti Reilly gives holiday shopping tips as many stores move to a virtual format.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

December 2nd, 2020 12:00am

The president will head to Georgia to campaign for the senate run off election. Some believe it may do more harm they good. Eben Brown reports.

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Professor Allan Saxe

Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington

December 2nd, 2020 12:00am

The president has moved to exclude non-citizens from the population count on the census. Prof. Allan Saxe weighs in.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

December 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Peter Spadafore talks City council approving a new 3 million dollar plan for the Lansing City Market.

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Annie Patnaude

State Director at Americans for Prosperity

December 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Annie Patnaude tells what criminal justice reform she wants to see passed through the Michigan legislature by then end of the year.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

December 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Discussion on a letter to the state senate and the latest on Covid-19 in Ingham County with Linda Vail.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 2nd, 2020 12:00am

President-elect Joe Biden makes more selections for his staff. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Wendy Patrick

Attorney and Legal analyst

December 2nd, 2020 12:00am

Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment break down the most recent and unique cases in the courtroom.

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Peter Lucido

State Senator

December 1st, 2020 12:00am

Peter Lucido looks ahead to today's meeting of the joint committee on administrative rules, which is taking up a plan that would allow more sports gambling and online gaming in casinos.

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Dr John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

December 1st, 2020 12:00am

Dr Braccio and Dave in our weekly psychology segment discuss the keys to successful family communication.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

December 1st, 2020 12:00am

Tonya reports on Merriam-Webster's selection of "pandemic" as its 2020 Word of the Year.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator (D) - East Lansing

December 1st, 2020 12:00am

Curtis and Dave discuss the most recent happenings in the MI legislature.

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Chris Hackbarth

Michigan Municipal League

December 1st, 2020 12:00am

Chris discusses his group's call for the MI legislature to adopt a Covid-19 community stabilization plan.

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Chad Livengood

Crain's Detroit

December 1st, 2020 12:00am

Chad breaks down an op-ed written published in Crain's by a Detroit restaurant owners encouraging other owners to defy the state's indoor dining ban if it's extended past Dec 8.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 1st, 2020 12:00am

Jon reports on President-elect Biden's first daily presidential briefing and the announcement of his economic team.

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Dr Veronica Sites

Author of "Conflict Resolution Solutions: Tips to Prevent and Resolve Conflict Before it Starts”

December 1st, 2020 12:00am

Dr Sites discusses how to navigate tough political conversations with family members and close friends.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 30th, 2020 12:00am

The election litigation continues even through the holiday weekend. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland tells where things stand now.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

November 30th, 2020 12:00am

Following thanksgiving in Canada, the country experience a massive spike in Covid cases. Tonya J Powers tells if the U.S. is headed for a similar spike.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

November 30th, 2020 12:00am

Dave Akerly talks the Lions firing their head coach Matt Patricia and the future of the franchise.

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Junior Wakefield

Healthy Living Expert and Personal Trainer

November 30th, 2020 12:00am

How to shed off the extra Thanksgiving pounds with Junior Wakefield.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News

November 30th, 2020 12:00am

The life and death of Tom Casperson and all things Michigan political with Kyle Melinn.

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Ryan Cassin

CEO of Beast Digital

November 30th, 2020 12:00am

Ryan Cassin on how concerns around election integrity will come into play during the two run-off elections in Georgia.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

November 30th, 2020 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from around the state and recounts her Thanksgiving experience with a Turducken.

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Jim Renacci

Former Ohio Congressman

November 27th, 2020 12:00am

Trump says he will leave the White House. Jim Renacci talks the presidential transition.

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Dr. Fahmi Farah

Cardiologist

November 27th, 2020 12:00am

A new study shows those who eat chilli peppers may live longer. Dr. Fahmi Farah weighs in.

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Judy Gaman

Healthy Living Expert

November 27th, 2020 12:00am

Judy Gaman gives tips on how to do the holidays safely during the pandemic.

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Dr. Sonya Reddy

Dentist

November 27th, 2020 12:00am

Researchers have found that household mouthwash can inactivate the Coronavirus. Dr. Sonya Reddy tells if we should all be stocking our shelves.

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Emily Taylor

Gun law expert

November 27th, 2020 12:00am

Emily Taylor on why support for strict gun laws is at the its lowest rate since 2016.

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Daniel J. Geltrude

CPA and Author

November 27th, 2020 12:00am

The pandemic will cause many Americans to retire at an older age. Daniel Geltrude gives the details.

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Valerie Sokolosky

Image and Etiquette specialist

November 27th, 2020 12:00am

Valerie Sokolosky talks the etiquette of hosting and attending holiday gatherings during the pandemic.

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Ryan G. Beale

CEO and Founder of Prepare U Mental Health

November 27th, 2020 12:00am

Divorce rates during the pandemic are down. Ryan Beale explains why.

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Ted Clouser

CEO of PCA Technology Solutions

November 27th, 2020 12:00am

As many stores shift their focus online for black Friday, so will the scammers. Ted Clouser gives tips on protecting personal data.

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Simon Owen

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 Goodson

Registered dietician

November 25th, 2020 12:00am

Amy tells us how we can stay health amidst the Covid-19 pandemic if we're stuck indoors for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

November 25th, 2020 12:00am

Tonya reports on the "Jeopardy!" game show naming former contestant Ken Jennings as the first interim host in place of the late Alex Trebek.

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Will Pierce

Democratic Strategist

November 25th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Veronica Gracia-Wing

Friends of Moores Park Pool

November 25th, 2020 12:00am

Veronica brings us the details of a fundraising campaign that starts this Friday that would go toward the pool's rehabilitation efforts.

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Loretta Powers

Legal Analyst

November 25th, 2020 12:00am

Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment break down the most recent and unique cases in the courtroom.

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Paul Traub

Senior Economic Advisor of Chicago's Federal Reserve

November 25th, 2020 12:00am

Paul breaks down the October sales report released by the Bank and Michigan Retailers Association.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

November 25th, 2020 12:00am

Eben reports on the American Medical Association deeming racism a "public health threat".

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Ron The Wine Guy

November 25th, 2020 12:00am

Ron and Dave discuss the best types of wine to drink during Thanksgiving dinner.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 24th, 2020 12:00am

With Michigan's election certified, the deadline for other states is approaching. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

November 24th, 2020 12:00am

Dr. John Braccio gives a salute to Thanksgiving day.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

November 24th, 2020 12:00am

Aztrazenca says its Coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective in trials. Live from London, Simon Owen reports.

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Jonathan Oosting

Reporter - Bridge Michigan

November 24th, 2020 12:00am

Jonathan Oosting on what's next for Michigan after the board of canvassers voted to certify the election.

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Dr. Rebecca Good

Education Expert

November 24th, 2020 12:00am

As schools take a holiday break, Dr. Rebecca Good gives strategies for students to cope with schooling during the pandemic.

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Jeff Timmer

Former Executive Director of the Michigan GOP

November 24th, 2020 12:00am

Jeff Timmer, a former member of the Michigan Board of canvassers, shares insight on the certification process.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

November 24th, 2020 12:00am

The Trump campaign has cut ties with attorney Sidney Powell after claims of election fraud. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Michael Goldberg

Founder of Hiring Transformed

November 24th, 2020 12:00am

How to get hired during and eventually after the pandemic with Michael Goldberg.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

November 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Thanksgiving week is usually the biggest week for travel. Tonya J. Powers tells how people are travelling this year.

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Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.

Editor-in-chief - New York Analysis of Policy & Government

November 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Frank V. Vernuccio Jr. talks addressing voting irregularities even if it won't sway the election.

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Dennis Lennox

Political Analyst & Pundit from the right

November 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Dennis Lennox gives his take on Michigan's election certification process.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News

November 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Kyle Melinn stops by to talk the board of Canvassers, the Lions, and all things Michigan political.

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Ryan Cassin

CEO of Beast Digital

November 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Continued conversation on Michigan's election certification and the battle for the future of the republican party with Ryan Cassin.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

November 23rd, 2020 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives Thanksgiving week gas prices from around the state and her plans for the holiday, which involve Turducken.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 20th, 2020 12:00am

Joe Biden is looking to move forward in the transition process. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Dave Erickson

Journalist & Author

November 20th, 2020 12:00am

Dave Erickson talks the 'Blue Wave' that never really came in the 2020 election.

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Mike Wayland

Automotive Reporter CNBC

November 20th, 2020 12:00am

General Motor is increasing and accelerating its roll out of all-electric vehicles. Mike Wayland gives the details.

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Barb Byrum

Ingham County Clerk

November 20th, 2020 12:00am

Barb Byrum recaps last night's senate house overnight committee where she explained the state's election process.

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Graham Couch

Sports Columnist - the Lansing State Journal

November 20th, 2020 12:00am

Graham Couch on MSU Football's cancellation, MSU Hockey's debut, and MSU Basketball's former stars heading to the NBA.

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John Truscott

Principal at Truscott and Rossman

November 20th, 2020 12:00am

John Truscott, who was part of the Presidential transition team for George W. Bush, talks Joe Biden's transition to the White House.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

November 20th, 2020 12:00am

President Trump has summoned to of Michigan's top Republican legislators to the White House. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

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.

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Jesse Byrnes

Associate Editor - TheHill.com

November 19th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

November 19th, 2020 12:00am

Andrew Abood on the litigation facing the state after the DHHS orders and other legal happenings in Michigan.

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Patti Poppe

Outgoing CEO of Consumer's Energy, Incoming CEO of PG&E

November 19th, 2020 12:00am

Patti Poppe talks leaving mid-Michigan to become the new CEO of PG&E in California.

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Melissa Samuel

Director - Health Care Association of Michigan

November 19th, 2020 12:00am

Melissa Samuel talks the impact of Covid-19 on long-term care facilities, which have suffered massive losses during the pandemic.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

November 19th, 2020 12:00am

President-elect Joe Biden announced new members of his White House Senior Staff. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Melanie Lieberman

Senior Travel Editor - Thepointsguy.com

November 19th, 2020 12:00am

Holiday travel 2020 with Melanie Lieberman.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

November 18th, 2020 12:00am

Tonya reports on the opening of an online pharmacy by Amazon.

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John Ligato

Retired Marine and FBI Agent

November 18th, 2020 12:00am

John reacts to the recent tough state restrictions being brought back by Governors as Covid-19 cases continue to surge.

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Craig Mauger

Detroit News - Political Reporter

November 18th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Chris Swope

Lansing City Clerk

November 18th, 2020 12:00am

Chris tells us about his trip to Georgia.....one of the states in the middle of controversy in the wake of the November election.

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Justin Winslow

MI Restaurant and Lodging Association President

November 18th, 2020 12:00am

Justin breaks down a lawsuit filed by the association against the state over the new 3-week Covid-19 DHHS order.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

November 18th, 2020 12:00am

Eben brings us the latest on restrictions being added by states amid surging Covid-19 case numbers.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

November 18th, 2020 12:00am

Wendy and Dave in our weekly legal segment discuss some of the high-profile cases in the courtroom.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

November 17th, 2020 12:00am

With Thanksgiving approaching, Dr. John Braccio stops by to talk the importance of gratitude.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

November 17th, 2020 12:00am

Big tech execs headed to capitol hill today. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator

November 17th, 2020 12:00am

Sen. Hertel Jr. on the new health orders issues by the DHHS and the state's Covid response.

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Geoff Kimmerly

Spokesman - Michigan High School Athletic Association

November 17th, 2020 12:00am

High School Fall sports have been postponed but not cancelled due to the DHHS orders. Geoff Kimmerly talks completing the seasons.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

November 17th, 2020 12:00am

Free parking, Silver bells in the City, and Lansing's pandemic response with Mayor Andy Schor.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

November 17th, 2020 12:00am

The Trump campaign is continuing their election lawsuits. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Gabe Abshire

CEO - Utility Concierge

November 17th, 2020 12:00am

Gabe Abshire talks the importance of taking vacation time as we head into the holidays.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

November 16th, 2020 12:00am

Dave goes over the new restrictions announced by Governor Whitmer issued through the DHHS.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

November 16th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Nicolee Ambrose

GOP National Committeewoman for Maryland 

November 16th, 2020 12:00am

Nicolee Ambrose and Dave discuss the concerns that have been raised over the election process in Michigan.

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Sean McBrearty

Legislative and Policy Director - Clean Water Action

November 16th, 2020 12:00am

The easement that allowed for Line 5's existence has been terminated by the Governor. Sean McBrearty talks the huge win for Michigan environmentalists.

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