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Professor Allan Saxe

Professor Allan Saxe places last week's events at the Capitol in a historical context.

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Simon Owen

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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Brian Trascher

Trump for President 2020 Surrogate, Gulf South Strategies

January 15th, 2021 12:00am

Brian Trascher voices his frustration with the narratives surrounding last week's riots at the Capitol and speaks on the future of the GOP.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

January 15th, 2021 12:00am

Mayor Andy Schor tells what the city of Lansing is doing to finance the improvement of city facilities and infrastructure.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

January 15th, 2021 12:00am

Mayor Andy Schor tells what the city of Lansing is doing to finance the improvement of city facilities and infrastructure.

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Paul Egan

Reporter - Detroit Free Press

January 15th, 2021 12:00am

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

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

January 15th, 2021 12:00am

Preparations are being made for Joe Biden's Inauguration on Wednesday. Live from the White House, Rachel Sutherland gives the details.

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Graham Couch

Columnist - the Lansing State Journal

January 15th, 2021 12:00am

Graham Couch talks the Lions new GM, The Spartan's Covid struggles, and more.

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Graham Couch

Columnist - the Lansing State Journal

January 15th, 2021 12:00am

Graham Couch talks the Lions new GM, The Spartan's Covid struggles, and more.

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Ron The Wine Guy

Wine Expert and Enthusiast

January 15th, 2021 12:00am

Space Wine. Ron The Wine guy stops by to talk about wine... in outer space.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

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.

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Ted Harvey

Committee to the defend the President

January 14th, 2021 12:00am

As a senate trial looms for President Trump, Ted Harvey speaks in defense of the President.

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Jonathan Oosting

Reporter - Bridge Michigan

January 14th, 2021 12:00am

Charges filled against Rick Snyder, a new end-date announced for Covid restrictions, and more with Jonathan Oosting.

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Dennis Lennox

Political Analyst

January 14th, 2021 12:00am

Dennis Lennox voices his concern for the future of the republican party.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor - Gray Television

January 14th, 2021 12:00am

Live from the White House, Jon Decker recaps yesterday's impeachment.

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Chris Swope

Lansing City Clerk

January 14th, 2021 12:00am

A post-Election audit of the Presidential Election will take place in Lansing a week from today. Chris Swope gives the details.

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Kevin Campbell

Cyber Security Expert

January 14th, 2021 12:00am

Your smart TV might be spying on you. Kevin Campbell explains.

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Mark Johnson

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.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

January 13th, 2021 12:00am

Tonya reports on how different states in the U.S. are approaching the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

January 13th, 2021 12:00am

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

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Angela Witwer

Delta Twp State Rep

January 13th, 2021 12:00am

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.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

January 13th, 2021 12:00am

Andrew weighs in on pending criminal charges against former Governor Rick Snyder and other former state leaders in connection with the Flint water crisis.

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Elissa Slotkin

8th District Congresswoman

January 13th, 2021 12:00am

Elissa explains why she's voting in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

January 13th, 2021 12:00am

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.

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Laura Harte

Expert on Gut and Brain Health

January 13th, 2021 12:00am

Laura weighs in on new U.S. dietary guidelines that call for no candy and cake for kids younger than 2 years of age.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

January 12th, 2021 12:00am

How to increase employee satisfaction in the workplace with Dr. John Braccio.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

January 12th, 2021 12:00am

Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland gives the latest on the prospect of a 2nd Trump Impeachment.

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Nick Manes

Tech and Finance Reporter - Crain's Detroit

January 12th, 2021 12:00am

In light of last weeks events in DC, companies are taking a more careful approach to their political donations. Nick Manes reports.

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Jon Decker

Senior National Editor - Gray Television

January 12th, 2021 12:00am

Jon Decker, an attorney and expert on Impeachment, describes the process and makes a prediction on how congress will vote.

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John Truscott

Michigan Capitol Commission

January 12th, 2021 12:00am

The Capitol Commission unanimously voted to ban open-carry in the Capital building. John Truscott explains.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

January 12th, 2021 12:00am

There have been calls for an investigation of racketeering following the blackballing of the app 'Parler'. Eben Brown gives the details.

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Simon Owen

Fox News Radio

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.

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Professor Allan Saxe

Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington

January 11th, 2021 12:00am

Professor Allan Saxe places last week's events at the Capitol in a historical context.

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Jeff Timmer

Senior Advisor - The Lincoln Project

January 11th, 2021 12:00am

In the light of last week's riot at the Capitol, Jeff Timmer talks where the Republican party goes from here.

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Mark Hackel

Macomb County Executive

January 11th, 2021 12:00am

Mark Hackel speaks on the slow distribution of Covid vaccine's throughout Michigan.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News

January 11th, 2021 12:00am

The Capitol Committee will be meeting today to ban open-carry at the state Capitol. Kyle Melinn gives the latest.

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Ryan Cassin

CEO - Beast Digital

January 11th, 2021 12:00am

Was last week's insurrection even worse for the Republican party than losing the election? Ryan Cassin answers the question.

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Adrienne Woodland

AAA Michigan

January 11th, 2021 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from around the state.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

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.

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Sarah Evangeline Norman

Democratic Strategist

January 8th, 2021 12:00am

Sarah Evangeline Norman gives her perspective on the riots at the Capitol and the Democratic victories in Georgia.

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Tom Barrett

State Senator

January 8th, 2021 12:00am

Senator Tom Barrett shares his thoughts on Wednesdays events in DC, and explain why he signed the letter objecting to the electors.

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Graham Filler

State Representative

January 8th, 2021 12:00am

Rep. Graham Filler talks the Governor's veto of a bi-partisan bill for Criminal Justice reform.

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Jody Washington

Former Lansing City Councilwoman

January 8th, 2021 12:00am

Jody Washington talks the City of Lansing's handling of the homeless encampment downtown.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

January 8th, 2021 12:00am

The CDC is reporting more allergic reactions for some Covid vaccines. Jeff Monosso gives the latest.

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Dr. Veronica Sites

Therapist and Counselor who specializes in suicide prevention

January 8th, 2021 12:00am

Dr. Veronica Sites gives tips on how to ward off the post-holiday blues.

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Dave Akerly

1320 WILS

January 7th, 2021 12:00am

Dave gives reaction to and recaps yesterday's events at the Capitol building in Washinton DC

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

January 7th, 2021 12:00am

Tonya J. Powers gives the latest on yesterday's events inside the Capitol building in Washington DC.

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Jon Decker

Senior White House Correspondent - Gray Television

January 7th, 2021 12:00am

Live from Washington DC, Jon Decker speaks on the impact of yesterday's violence at the nation's Capitol.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

Michigan State Senator

January 7th, 2021 12:00am

Senator Hertel Jr. shares his thoughts on the insurrection in DC.

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Chad Livengood

Senior Editor - Crain's Detroit

January 7th, 2021 12:00am

Chad Livengood on how the business world is reacting to yesterday's riots at the Capitol.

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Mike Wayland

Automotive Expert and Lead Reporter for CNBC.COM

January 7th, 2021 12:00am

Mike Wayland gives the latest sales figures from GM, Fiat Chrysler, and Ford.

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Xavier Degroat

Founder - Xavier Degroat Foundation

January 7th, 2021 12:00am

Xavier Degroat, who was an Intern at the White House and now runs an autism advocacy foundation in Lansing, shares his story.

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Joel Patterson

Founder - The Vested Group

January 7th, 2021 12:00am

Joel Patterson tells why working from home may not be all it's cracked up to be.

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Dave Akerly

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.

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Loretta Powers

Legal Analyst

January 6th, 2021 12:00am

Loretta and Dave in our weekly legal segment recap some of the high-profile cases from the courtroom.

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Garrick Rochow

Consumers Energy CEO

January 6th, 2021 12:00am

Garrick breaks down the 480,000 in grant money that was announced by Consumers this week to help Michigan nonprofits with Covid-19 relief.

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Meshawn Maddock

MI 11th District Republican Committee chair

January 6th, 2021 12:00am

Maddock is in Washington DC for today's Trump rally ahead of Congress's election certification proceedings.

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Pat Dehaan

GasBuddy.com

January 6th, 2021 12:00am

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.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

January 6th, 2021 12:00am

Rachel previews today's Congressional meeting to certify the November election results.

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Jon Decker

Gray TV/WILX TV White House correspondent

January 6th, 2021 12:00am

Jon updates us on his new position and looks ahead to today's Congressional meeting on the November election certification.

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Dr. John Braccio

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.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

January 5th, 2021 12:00am

The British government will not extradite Wikileaks founder Julian Assange to the United States. Tonya J Powers reports.

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Peter Spadafore

Lansing City Council President

January 5th, 2021 12:00am

Peter Spadafore, who has been re-elected as city council President, tells what's on the table for Lansing City council in 2021.

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Joe DiSano

DiSano Strategies of Lansing

January 5th, 2021 12:00am

Candace Miller has said she will not make a bid for Governor in 2022. Joe Disano tells how this changes the election landscape.

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Claudia Rosset

Columnist - Forbes

January 5th, 2021 12:00am

Claudia Rosset, who was at the Tiananmen square and Hong Kong protests, talks the strengthening grip of the Chinese Government.

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Jeff Monosso

Fox News Radio

January 5th, 2021 12:00am

Some teachers in Chicago are refusing to show up for in-person learning. Live from Chicago, Jeff Monosso reports.

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Warren Honeycutt

Six-time Mr. America finalist

January 5th, 2021 12:00am

With many gaining a few pounds over the pandemic, Warren Honeycutt gives some exercise tips that can be done at home.

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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.

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Quintaria Brunson

CEO - The Brunson Approach

January 4th, 2021 12:00am

Quintaria Brunson on how to monitor and beef up your credit score.

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Dr. Eric Nepute

Founder of Nepute Wellness Center, Healthy Living Expert

January 4th, 2021 12:00am

Dr. Eric Nepute sets the record straight on vaccine side affects as many seek the Covid shot.

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Dr. Fab Mancini

Author of “The Power of Self-Healing”, Healthy Living Expert

January 4th, 2021 12:00am

Dr. Fab Mancini on why it's important to keep the bigger picture in mind while making lifestyle changes.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

January 4th, 2021 12:00am

In-person voting begins tomorrow for the Georgia senate runoff election. Rachel Sutherland gives the latest.

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Frank V. Vernuccio Jr.

Editor-in-Chief of The New York Analysis of Policy & Government

January 4th, 2021 12:00am

Frank V. Vernuccio and Dave reflect on the Presidency of Donald Trump, his greatest achievements and mistakes.

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Linda Vail

Ingham County Health Officer

January 4th, 2021 12:00am

Linda Vail gives an update on the Vaccine roll out in Ingham county

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Dennis Lennox

Political Analyst

January 4th, 2021 12:00am

Dennis Lennox tells how he thinks Republicans are missing an opportunity by focusing on fraud instead of other election issues.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News

January 4th, 2021 12:00am

Kyle Melinn gives the latest on all things political in Michigan as we enter 2021.

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Ryan Cassin

CEO - Beast Digital

January 4th, 2021 12:00am

Ryan Cassin talks the division within Republican party as Donald Trump's presidency comes to a close.

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Adrienne Woodland & Phil Goudiaby

AAA Michigan

January 4th, 2021 12:00am

Adrienne Woodland gives gas prices from across the state and Dave and Phil talk the big New Years day storm.

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Dave Akerly and Rich Herl

1320 WILS

December 31st, 2020 12:00am

Dave and Rich take a final look back at the year of 2020.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

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.

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Dan Snell

Political Expert

December 30th, 2020 12:00am

Dan weighs in on potential amendments to the federal Covid-19 relief package.

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Andrew Abood

Abood Law Firm

December 30th, 2020 12:00am

Andrew weighs in on pending justice changes to the MI Supreme Court as the deck gets cleared of some key cases.

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Wendy Patrick

Legal Analyst

December 30th, 2020 12:00am

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

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Dr. Meena Bose

Hofstra University

December 30th, 2020 12:00am

Dr. Bose reacts to senator Bernie Sanders's suggestion that he may engage in stall tactics to support legislation to increase stimulus payments.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 30th, 2020 12:00am

Jon reports on claims from the Joe Biden team that the Trump administration has set up "road blocks" for a presidential transition.

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Curtis Hertel Jr.

State Senator - East Lansing

December 30th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Dr. John Braccio

Regional Psychological Services

December 29th, 2020 12:00am

Dr. John Braccio talks looking back at the positive moments of 2020.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

December 29th, 2020 12:00am

The House has approved the bill to give Americans 2000 stimulus checks. Live from Washington DC, Rachel Sutherland reports.

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Chad Livengood

Senior Editor - Crain's Detroit Business

December 29th, 2020 12:00am

Chad Livengood talks some of the biggest stories in the state involving the Ambassador bridge, Covid-19 relief, and line 5.

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Laura Harte

Healthy Living Expert

December 29th, 2020 12:00am

Can CBD be beneficial to children? Laura Harte makes the argument.

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Paul Stanewitz

Michigan Catholic Conference

December 29th, 2020 12:00am

The State Supreme Court voted 3-3 to uphold appropriation to nonpublic schools. Paul Stanewitz explains.

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Jon Decker

Fox News Radio

December 29th, 2020 12:00am

The House voted to approve the 2000 stimulus checks and overturn Trump's veto. Live from the White House, Jon Decker reports.

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Tammy Thompson

Financial Expert

December 29th, 2020 12:00am

Tammy Thompson on how the stimulus checks will affect everyday Americans.

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Eben Brown

Fox News Radio

December 28th, 2020 12:00am

Police have named the man responsible for the Christmas day bombing in Nashville. Eben Brown gives the details.

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Rachel Sutherland

Fox News Radio

December 28th, 2020 12:00am

President Trump has signed congress' coronavirus relief package. Rachel Sutherland tells what this means for Americans moving forward.

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Dave Johnson

Healthcare Expert and Author

December 28th, 2020 12:00am

Despite the pandemic, Cold and Flu cases are down this year. Dave Johnson explains.

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Graham Couch

Columnist - the Lansing State Journal

December 28th, 2020 12:00am

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.

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Kyle Melinn

Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS News

December 28th, 2020 12:00am

Kyle Melinn and Rich talk all things state government and look back at some of the biggest stories from 2020.

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Professor Allan Saxe

Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington

December 28th, 2020 12:00am

Last week President Trump vetoed the National Defense bill. Prof. Saxe gives his take on the President's decision.

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Andy Schor

Lansing Mayor

December 28th, 2020 12:00am

Mayor Andy Schor talks the City of Lansing's retiree healthcare resolution and its new Racial Justice and Equity Alliance.

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Tonya J. Powers

Fox News Radio

December 23rd, 2020 12:00am

U.S. Attorney General William Barr will leave office today. Tonya J Powers reports.

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