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The John Hines Show

  • 10-2 The John Hines Show 10 AM

    October 2, 2015

    Charles Feldman of KNX in LA talks about covering the OJ Simpson trial which concluded 20 years ago. Carrie Rocha joins us with 3 free things. 4 things we need to know with Kim Johnson.
  • 10-2 John Hines Show 9 AM

    October 2, 2015

    Dave Lee sits in for extra innings where we discuss John's hatred for classic American cinema. Dr Jeffrey Swanson, Professor of Psychology at Duke discusses the issue of mental health and gun violence.
  • 10-1 John Hines Show 11 AM hour

    October 1, 2015

    Hines talks with TV Guide's Matt Roush, and the Realish housewives of Edina
  • 10-1 John Hines 10 AM hour

    October 1, 2015

    John talks with a witness to the Thrilla in Manila, and gets 4 things news with Kim Johnson
  • 10-1 John Hines 9 AM hour Wedding RSVP controversy, and synthetic drug danger

    October 1, 2015

    John takes listener calls on the Wedding RSVP bill, and Carol Falkowski on Chanhassen drug death
  • 9-30-15 John Hines Show 10AM

    September 30, 2015

    Sarah Perreault from the Farmer's Almanac tells us what is new in this years edition. More on the chip and pin credit card changes and John gives the odds of some things more likely to kill you then you winning the lottery
  • 9-30-15 John Hines Show 9AM

    September 30, 2015

    John and Dave chat about what they'd do if they won the Powerball tonight. Also many high schools are shutting down their football program, John talks to the listeners about the future of football
  • John Hines

    September 29, 2015

    Dr. Bruce Betts from The Planetary Society tells us what yesterday's Mars announcement means and what it would take for us to actually get there. And U of M professor Julie Schumacher was just named the funniest writer in America, she joins John to tell us about her big award
  • 9-29-15 John Hines Show 10AM

    September 29, 2015

    We celebrate National Coffee Day by trying to find out who has the best cup of joe in the twin cities. Also how credit cards are becoming more secure and Kim Johnson is back with 4 Things
  • 9-28-15 John Hines Show 11AM

    September 29, 2015

    Drew Harwell from the Washington Post discusses their investigation into Carly Fiorina's time and HP. David J. Peterson, author of “The Art of Language" talks about his job creating languages for shows like Game of Thrones
  • 9-28-15 John Hines Show 10AM

    September 29, 2015

    Heidi Michaels Mathson - president of the Minnesota Association of Health Underwriters previews what to expect with MNSure rates are released later this week. Dale Kurschner is back with twin cities business update and Kim Johnson has 4 Things
  • 9-28-15 John Hines Show 9AM

    September 29, 2015

    Dave and John recap the weekend on the Tommies-Johnnies game. David Mark checks in from DC to talk about John Boehner retiring and the latest in the Presidential race
  • 9-25-15 10 AM HOUR with John Hines

    September 25, 2015

    A look ahead to a fabulous Holiday show, four Things you need to know and more!
  • 9-25-15 9 AM HOUR with John Hines

    September 25, 2015

    Dave Lee, 1 hit Wonders and CONGRESSMAN JOHN KLINE on the resignation of John Boehner
  • 9-25-15 CONGRESSMAN JOHN KLINE with John Hines

    September 25, 2015

    Shocking news about Congressman John Boehner....he's stepping down.
  • 9-24-15 John Hines Show 11AM

    September 24, 2015

    TV Guide's Matt Roush on Empire's big return, the Muppets and his favorite new show of the 2015 season. Then Prof. Tom Groome from BC returns to discuss the Pope's address to Congress
  • 9-24-15 John Hines Show 10AM

    September 24, 2015

    Phil Keogan from the Amazing Race previews the 27th season, Mpls Mayor Besty Hodges talks about her recent trip to meet the Pope and Kim Johnson is back with 4 Things
  • 9-24-15 John Hines Show 9AM

    September 24, 2015

    John and Dave are back with Extra Innings and the Pioneer Press has their list of best burgers, John takes calls on where listeners think the best burger place is
  • 9-23-15 John Hines Show 10AM

    September 23, 2015

    Best-selling author Lee Child returns to discuss the latest Jack Reacher novel "Make Me." Sandra Block, Senior Associate Editor from Kiplinger's Personal Finance tells us why they rated Minnesota the second worst state for taxes in the US
  • 9-23-15 John Hines Show 9AM

    September 23, 2015

    John and Dave are reunited for Extra Innings and talk about their recent travels. A look at the Pope's visit and the changing face of the Catholic Church with Prof. Thomas Groome from Boston College and
  • 9-22-15 John Hines Show 10AM

    September 22, 2015

    Jearlyn shares some of the worst band names of all-time, Mark Hulbert from Marketwatch discusses why the Dow is dropping today and Kim Johnson has 4 Things You Need To Know
  • 9-22-15 John Hines Show 9AM

    September 22, 2015

    Jearlyn Steele is in for Hines, discussing Ragnor no longer working with the Vikings and Yvonne Cournoyer from the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault on the report yesterday that says 1 in 4 female college students are the victim of a sexual assault.
  • 9-21-15 John Hines Show 11AM

    September 21, 2015

    Moose Miller was in for John. In this hour, he talked to Dan Fienberg, TV Critic for The Hollywood Reporter about the Emmys and plenty more TV topics. Then he talked with listeners about Dr. Ben Carson's comments about a Muslim as President
  • 9-21-15 John Hines Show 10AM

    September 21, 2015

    PBS Newshour's Gwen Ifill joins Moose Miller to discuss their special town hall about America after the Charleston shooting. Dale Kurschner from Twin Cities Business Magazine tells us about a new grocery store headed to Minnesota and the latest on the STP Macy's site
  • 9-21-15 John Hines Show 9AM

    September 21, 2015

    Moose Miller is in for John, he opens the show taking calls on yesterdays Black Lives Matter shutdown of the Green Line. Afterwards, David Mark joins us to discuss Ben Carson's comments on a Muslim president and the latest out of DC

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John Hines talks with Oscar Nominated Director BENNETT MILLER!

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5-5-14 John Hines Links and Likes

Today we looked back on the life of Congressman Jim Oberstar and talked with best-selling author John Sandford


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John Hines Links and Likes 4-30-14

Byron Smith’s defense attorney Steve Meshbesher was in-studio to discuss yesterday’s guilty verdict


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John Hines Links and Likes 4-29-14

Two guests today that may make you rethink the idea of getting married…



John Hines Links and Likes 3/27/14

A political ad that will make you squeal and reaction to the Governor’s comments on medical marijuana are two of the Links and Likes for 3/27


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John Hines Links and Likes 3/26/14

Today’s show included studies of the Hiawatha line and why mean bosses last longer in the workplace


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John Hines Links and Likes 3/25/14

Today’s Links and Likes including ways to save on funeral costs and Politico’s story on vouchers going to schools that teach creationism


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John Hines Links and Likes 3/24/14

Here’s what we were talking about on Monday’s show!


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John Hines Likes and Links Wed 3-19

Here are all the things I talked about on today’s show


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12-31-13 Top Political Stories Of 2013 On John Hines Show With Jordana Green

Listen to the Top 10 Political Stories of 2013 with the author of THE MORNING TAKE. Click the link to listen!


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How to win on the Price is Right

Come on down! A Brand New Car! They are iconic phrases from our favorite game show. Now you can win it all, with these tips


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A love letter to Blockbuster

John talked to Alexis Madrigal from The Atlantic about his piece saying goodbye to Blockbuster


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How to avoid being the office dinosaur

Jeff Strickler from the Minneapolis Star Tribune joins John Hines today


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How the internet is ruining your life

Research says the more time you spend online, the worse your life may be


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Whose The Daddy?

Who is Ronan’s pop?


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Motorcycle Gang Road Rage

Young father, his wife and 2-year-old are victims to motorcycle gang attack


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Mom’s Back To School Victory Dance

   Do you ever feel like this mom?  


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Parody of Blurred Lines on Mayor Filner

 Funny video making fun of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s sexual harassment.  


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The Movie Jerry Lewis Doesn’t Want You To See

Jerry Lewis made a movie so bad he won’t let you see it…