The WILS Morning Wake-Up w/Dave Akerly
With Dave Akerly
Lansing's More Compelling Morning Show
Live weekdays 6am-9am on 1320 WILS
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Lansing Community Foundation
September 24th, 2021 12:00am
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Laurie tells us about the unique playground coming to downtown Lansing
Former Michigan House Speaker & Michigan Attorney General Candidate
Tom tells us about launching his campaign for Michigan's Attorney General for 2022
Dave weighs in on the latest news regarding covid-19
Will you lose a lot of retirement money if social security benefits are cut?
Michigan GOP Consultant and Strategist
Jamie tells us what he expects to see from the Mackinac GOP Leadership event
Dr. Ed Peters
Internet and Cyber Security Analyst & Chief Innovation Officer at Panzura
Are scammers targeting your bank account through your phone?
Ron The Wine Guy
Are vineyards suffering major grape loss?
Political Commentator, National Security And Foreign Policy Analyst, & Lawyer
September 23rd, 2021 12:00am
Ari weighs in on France's reaction to the US-Australia submarine deal
Dr. Meena Bose
Executive Dean of Public Policy & Public Service at Hofstra University
Should young women have to sign up for selective service?
Senior Editor - Crain's Detroit
What's the latest with the Mackinac conference?
Mayor of Lansing
Mayor Schor tells us about the plans for the Performing Arts Center in downtown Lansing
Former UM Football Player and Dr. Anderson Survivor
Jon tells us about all survivors of Dr. Anderson having a chance this afternoon to meet face to face with UM Regents for the first time
Fox News Radio
Rachel weighs in on the House passing the spending bill and the debt limit increase
Professor Allan Saxe
University of Texas at Arlington Political Science Professor
Professor Saxe and Dave weigh in on the latest news
State Senator (D) - East Lansing
September 22nd, 2021 12:00am
Curtis gives the details on the 2022 state budget agreement - the largest in at least 25 years.
President - Sparrow Hospital - Lansing
Alan lays out Sparrow's plans for a major expansion in Mid-Michigan.
Senior National Editor and WH Correspondant - Gray Television
The latest from the White House with Jon Decker.
Detroit News Political Reporter
Craig and Dave discuss the Governor's visit to Mackinac Island
Dave and Jeff discuss the ongoing manhunt for Brian Laundrie, who is the leading suspect in the homicide of Gabby Petito.
Attorney at Law
Our weekly look at the hottest legal cases.
Dr. John Braccio
September 21st, 2021 12:00am
What are the favored career paths for adults with ADHD?
Dave weighs in on Green Bays Monday night win against the Lions
Curtis Hertel Jr.
State Senator - East Lansing
Senator Hertel weighs in on the ongoing budget discussion on Mackinac Island
GOP Candidate for Governor
Kevin weighs in on Governor Whitmer's apology for her maskless photo on social media
Lead Play by Play Announcer for the NBA Champion Milwaukee Bucks
Lisa tells us about her journey to becoming the first woman lead play by play voice of a team in one of the four major leagues
CEO of Michigan's Children
Matt weighs in on the results from the new statewide opinion poll by The Skillman Foundation and Michigan's Children
NFL Alumni Dallas Chapter President
Are NFL's covid protocols hurting some players and teams?
TV & Movie Critic
September 20th, 2021 12:00am
Julie weighs in on the 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards results
"The Barry Farah show - Culture Shift" Host
What's the most recent political news?
Executive Director - Michigan Auto
What's MichAuto been up to lately?
Naim Haroon Sakhia
Where are the Afghan refugees in the US going?
What's the latest political news?
Ashley Smith Thomas
What's the latest news regarding President Biden and Immigration?
What's the latest with gas prices?
September 17th, 2021 12:00am
Why are the French angry with the USA?
Audrea Taylor Decker
Do the majority of American's approve of President Biden's push to combat covid-19?
Joe Di Sano
Democratic Strategist - DiSano Strategies
Joe and Dave discuss the latest news
Senior National Editor and White House Correspondent Gray TV Affilates
What's the latest from The White House?
Executive Director - Michigan Freedom Fund
Tori tells us about The Michigan Freedom Fund recently filing a campaign finance complaint against Governor Gretchen Whitmer
Kyle and Dave discuss the recent price spike at grocery stores
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Director for East Lansing
Elaine and Dave discuss the upcoming special events in Honor of Dr. Robert L. Green on Friday, September 24th
September 16th, 2021 12:00am
What's the latest news?
Kyle weighs in on the Michigan State Police' newest investigation
CEO of the Michigan Association of State Universities (MASU)
Are there more men or women attending college right now?
Grewal Law Attorney
David gives us his reaction to the USA gymnasts testimony to congress over FBI failures in the Larry Nassar case
Macomb County Mom & Member of Mi PASS
Do parents in Michigan want more or less masking mandates in Michigan schools, or are parents split on this issue?
Specialist in Emergency Response
How have the events of 9/11/01 continued to affect America today?
Healthy Living Expert
What's the latest with covid-19 vaccinations?
September 15th, 2021 12:00am
Dave and Jeff discuss new Justice Dept. restrictions on the use of chokeholds and no-knock raids by law enforcement.
Committee to Defeat the President
Ted criticizes the Biden administration's handling of the withdrawal from Afghanistan.
What caused so much chaos at James Craig's gubernatorial campaign launch event?
Abood Law Firm
The LCC trustee has been named to the Lansing Police Commission. What will happen with their search for a new police chief? What effect will new police reforms have?
Lansing's Dick Thelen passed away Monday at the age of 94. Dick was one of the last five survivors of the USS Indianapolis, which was sunk in 1945.
23 states are threatening action against a Democrat-backed voting rights bill, saying the bill is "unnecessary but also unconstitutional".
Chief Firm Strategist (Non-attorney) - Berman Law Group
Dr. John Braccio
September 14th, 2021 12:00am
Does striving for perfection harm or help you?
Is North Korea testing out new missiles?
President of the Small Business Association of Michigan
How will the new vaccine plan from President Biden and OSHA affect small businesses?
White House Correspondent & Senior National Editor For Gray TV Affiliates
What's the latest from the White House?
Deputy Director of Progress Michigan
Do Michiganders want to slow the spread of covid?
What can be done to stop the shootings in Chicago?
Cambridge Caregivers & Manchester Care Homes
Do nursing home employees have to get vaccinated for covid-19?
Pastor & US Senate Candidate
September 13th, 2021 12:00am
What's the latest with President Biden?
Dr. Emily Knight
President & CEO of the Texas Restaurant Association
How are restaurants working to gain new employees?
Specialist in the Pros & Cons of Political Correctness
Brain weighs in on the 'Inclusive Language Guide' from The Florida International University
Dr. Fahmi Farah
Does the flu season plus covid-19 equal trouble?
Tonya J Powers
What's the latest with small businesses across America?
Dr. Tony Brooks
Veteran Army Ranger
Dr. Brooks and Dave discuss the impact of 9/11, as well as Afghanistan then and now
Representative Julie Brixie
Representative D-Meridian Township
Representative Brixie weighs in on the Unemployment Insurance Agency beginning to replace their scrutinized computer system
Vice President of Business Advocacy and Member Engagement, Michigan Chamber of Commerce
What's the latest on vaccination rules in Michigan?
Kyle and Dave discuss the latest news
Ashley Smith Thomas
Ashley recalls where she was on 9/11/01
What's the latest on gas?
Anchor of Fox Report Weekend
September 10th, 2021 12:00am
Jon recalls his live coverage of the events of 9/11/01
Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush
Brad recalls working for the President the day of 9/11/01, and how that day affected his family
Dave recalls where he was on 9/11/01
CEO & Chairman at Lansing's Grassroots Midwest
What legacy did 9/11 leave for politics?
Michael A. Letts
First Responder at Ground Zero for Search & Rescue Operations
Michael recalls his time at ground zero the days after 9/11
Thomas Von Essen
Former FDNY Commissioner
Thomas recalls his time as the Fire Commissioner during 9/11/01
Ron recalls how the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01 affected him
Dave Akerly and Rich Herl
Rich and Dave discuss money. Rich also recalls where he was on 9/11/01
September 9th, 2021 12:00am
What's the latest from President Biden?
Eben and Dave discuss the removal of a confederate statue of Robert E. Lee
Veteran For Congress
Does President Biden want to put the Afghanistan military withdrawal behind him?
Dr. Pino Colone
President of the Michigan State Medical Society
Are doctors prescribing an anti-parasitic to treat covid-19?
Veteran journalist & Anchor of Fox News Sunday
Chris tells us about his new book "Countdown bin Laden"
Detroit News - Political Reporter
Can mask wearing limit student quarantines?
Rachel weighs in on President Biden's most recent announcement concerning battling the covid-19 delta variant
Lieutenant Jason Redman
Former Navy Seal
Lieutenant Redman and Dave discuss what was left behind in Afghanistan after the US' military withdrawal
Tonya J. Powers
September 8th, 2021 12:00am
The US hits 40 million total Covid-19 cases.
Ingham County Clerk
What is the Ingham County Apportionment committee, and why should county residents care about it?
The latest from the Oval Office with Jon Decker.
Executive Director - K-12 Alliance of Michigan
Dave and Robert discuss the results of a poll that sampled Michigan parents of public school students.
Is Texas Governor Greg Abbot's election integrity bill really all that controversial?
September 7th, 2021 12:00am
What are phobias?
Dave tells us about his labor day travel
Michigan State Senator
What's the latest from Michigan's State Senate?
Executive Director of Michigan Auto
Glenn tells us about his most recent test drive
Co-Owner & Editor of MIRS news
Kyle and Dave discuss biking and the latest news
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