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The John Hines Show

  • 8-28-15 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 28, 2015

    Minnesota GOP chairman Keith Downey stops by to talk about the DNCC meeting in town and the Republican presidential contenders. Plus State fair stars Tina and Lena chat with John Hines
  • 8-28-15 - The John Hines Show - 10 AM

    August 28, 2015

    Dr. Megan Wood of the U of M stops by the booth to talk about sunscreen safety. The honey Queen on the MN bee population. Ali Lucia swings by the booth for 4 Things.
  • 8-28-15 - The John Hines Show - 9 AM

    August 28, 2015

    John talks to Gary Rivlin author of "Katrina: After the Flood" to get an update on the Crescent City 10 years after the storm. Dave Lee stops by in the second half hour chat.
  • 8-27-15 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 27, 2015

    Jake Leinenkugel stops by the fair booth to talk about the beer business and other nonsense with John Hines
  • 8-27-15 John Hines Show 10AM

    August 27, 2015

    Matt Roush from TV Guide joins John to talk TV. Mid-morning Money and Kim Johnson with the 4 Things You Need To Know.
  • 8-27-15 John Hines Show 9AM

    August 27, 2015

    John Hines is broadcasting live from the Minnesota State Fair. Dave Lee joins him for Extra Innings along with a visit from Congressman Tom Emmer.
  • 8-26-15 John Hines Show 10AM

    August 26, 2015

    Steve Simpson updates John on the latest in the Virginia shooting and the accident at US Bank Stadium today. How much is too much to pay for cereal and Kim Johnson with 4 Things
  • 8-26-15 John Hines Show 9AM

    August 26, 2015

    Dave Lee and John pre-game the fair in Extra Innings and then OSU Law professor Margot Kaminski looks at the ongoing debate about commercial and private drone's and your privacy
  • 8-26-15 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 26, 2015

    WCCO TV news director Mike Caputa joins John to discuss today's shooting in Virginia and how they try to keep reporters safe in the field. Also a look at the changing attitudes in where it is ok to use a cell phone
  • 8-25-15 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 25, 2015

    Steve Hart from UK Preppers Guide tells us about getting ready for a catastrophe and David Borochoff from Charity Watch discusses how to know where your money goes when you give it to charity
  • 8-25-15 John Hines Show 10AM

    August 25, 2015

    Should federal employees who used their work emails for Ashley Madison lose their job? A look at the skyrocketing cost of school supplies and Kim Johnson stops by for 4 Things
  • 8-25-15 John Hines Show 9AM

    August 25, 2015

    Jearlyn Steele in for John. She talks about the incoming freshman at Duke not wanting to read Fun House. Also financial adviser Nicole Middendorf talks about what to do to protect your investments during a market correction
  • 8-24-15 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 24, 2015

    Prof. James Longhurst discusses his book "Bike Battles" about the history of the conflict between cyclists and drivers
  • John Hines 8-24-15 10 AM Hour

    August 24, 2015

    John asks what is the thing you look forward to most at the State Fair, Mid-Morning Money and Kim Johnson has 4 Things You Need To Know.
  • John Hines 8-24-15 9 AM Hour

    August 24, 2015

    Dave Lee joins John for extra innings and David Mark talks to John about what's happening in the world of politics.
  • 8-21-15 - John Hines Going to the Lake - 9 AM

    August 21, 2015

    John is in Perham Mn for this week's edition of "Going to the Lake". This hour we chat with members of the local chamber of commerce and the man behind the biggest fish decoy convention in the world.
  • 8-20-15 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 20, 2015

    Matt Roush returns from the TV Critics convention to tell us about the new Walking Dead Spinoff and John Stewarts return to TV
  • John Hines 8-20-15 10 AM Hour

    August 20, 2015

    Washington Post writer Christopher Ingraham talks to John about a column he wrote saying that Red Lake County is the worst place to live in America, Mid-morning Money Minute and Jamie Yuccas with the 4 Things You Need To Know
  • 8-20-15 John Hines 9 AM Hour

    August 20, 2015

    Dave Lee joins John for Extra Innings, Special reports on the health of former President Jimmy Carter and an interview with Mary Bono.
  • John Hines 8-19-15 10 AM Hour

    August 19, 2015

    Moose relives the 50th anniversary of the Beatles at Met Stadium., Mid-morning Money focuses on gas prices and Jamie Yuccas has the 4 Things You Need To Know.
  • John Hines 8-19-15 9 AM Hour

    August 19, 2015

    Moose Miller fills in for John Hines. Dr Ronald Harris, Health Sciences Clinical Professional at University of California-Irvine joins Moose to talk about skin cancer.
  • 8-18-15 The John Hines Show 10 AM Hour

    August 18, 2015

    Congressman Keith Ellison joins Jeralyn to promote a new composting program with a twist. Mid-morning Money talks about a new study about saving for retirement and Jamie Yuccas has the 4 Things You Need to Know.
  • 8-18-15 The John Hines Show 9 AM Hour

    August 18, 2015

    Jeralyn Steele is in for John Hines and she asks if we have lost our sense of humor. Also Larry Jacobs joins Jearlyn to talk about how much influence billionaires have on our election process
  • John Hines 10 AM Hour 8-17-15

    August 18, 2015

    Should kids receive an award for participating in a sport? Mid-morning Money and 4 Things You Need To Know
  • John Hines 9 AM Hour 8-17-15

    August 18, 2015

    Steve Simpson in for John Hines (although John makes an appearance for extra innings). Politics with David Mark

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