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The John Hines Show

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  • 8-19-14 John Hines Show 9AM

    August 19, 2014

    Extra Innings with Dave Lee and Sid Hartman's phone, then lots of calls on the continuing problems in Ferguson, MO
  • 8-19-14 John Hines Show 10AM

    August 19, 2014

    Dr Peniel Joseph from Tufts University discusses the race issues surrounding the ongoing situtation in Ferguson. More calls on the topic and then Jamie Yuccas with 4 Things
  • 8-19-14 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 19, 2014

    John is taking part in the Purple Ride again this year and wants you to come along. Plus Doctors are prescribing exercise for kids, we have an interesting event to get them involved
  • 8-18-14 John Hines Show

    August 18, 2014

    Facebook users legal battles, Pat Klinger on Fair pins and Llama talk
  • 8-18 John HInes Show 10 AM Hour

    August 18, 2014

    Vacation talk, Mid Morning Money and Jamie Yuccas.
  • 8-18 John Hines 9AM Hour

    August 18, 2014

    John with Dave Lee, Sid, and David Mark on politics
  • 8-14-14 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 14, 2014

    TV Guide's Matt Roush on Robin Williams, the possible strike that could push back the start of Survivor and the new Doctor on Doctor Who. Also some chat about politics before President Obama speaks
  • 8-14-14 John Hines Show 10AM

    August 14, 2014

    Francie Alexander from Scholastic discusses getting your pre-schooler ready and James Riccio from the NDRC on a trial program that pays poor people to do things like go to school or work and if it helps them get out of poverty
  • 8-14-14 John Hines Show 9AM

    August 14, 2014

    Jearlyn Steele is in for Hines. We spend the hour talking about the situation in Fergueson, MO including with Slate reporter Jamelle Bouie who was at last nights protest
  • 8-13-14 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 13, 2014

    Bill Roggio from The Long War Journal discusses the latest news out of Iraq and Walker MN Mayor Scott Brun preview Going To the Lake
  • 8-13-14 John Hines Show 10AM

    August 13, 2014

    Dr Seth Shostak from the SETI Institute discusses how close we are to finding alien life but why people don't have the will to do it. Also Radio Shack could be out of business by next year, when was the last time someone went to a Radio Shack?
  • 8-13-14 John Hines Show 9AM

    August 13, 2014

    Extra Innings and Sid kick off the show and Michael Calhoun from KMOX on the latest violence in St Louis
  • 8-12-14 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 12, 2014

    Online dating expert Julie Spira talks about 'Tinderella Syndrome' and why women are having a hard time meeting Mr. Right. Also Antiques Roadshow appraiser Leila Dunbar discusses their big $1 million baseball find
  • 8-12-14 John Hines Show 10AM

    August 12, 2014

    Dr. Dan Reidenberg from SAVE discusses the fight against depression and how to get your loved ones help. Also Max Armstrong returns to discuss how the Russian ban on food imports will effect Minnesota farmers
  • 8-12-14 John Hines Show 9AM

    August 12, 2014

    An extra special Extra Innings with Dave Lee, Sid on sports and then John reflects on the death of Robin Williams
  • WCCO 9:00 AM - Noon

    August 11, 2014

    Joshua Shenk talks about his new book "Power of Two" and how greatness comes from people working together. Also comedian Mike Brody on his Kevin Love jersey burning video going viral
  • 8-11-14 John Hines Show 10AM

    August 11, 2014

    MLB All-Star Daryl Strawberry is trying to help people's marriages, he calls in to tell us how. Dale K has this week's TC business news and Jamie is finally back for 4 Things
  • 8-11-14 John Hines Show 9AM

    August 11, 2014

    Dave Lee is back for Extra Innings, Sid on sports and David Mark has the latest from DC including one Governor who lost his primary election
  • 8-08-14 John Hines Show 10 AM

    August 8, 2014

    John takes a look at this day 40 years ago with Don Fulsom, Author of “Nixon’s Darkest Secrets”. Carrie Rosha has 3 Free Things. Tom Tidwell, U.S. Forest Service Chief, and Peggy Conlon, President & CEO, the Ad Council celebrate the birthday of an American icon.
  • 8-08-14 John Hines Show 9 AM

    August 8, 2014

    John opens the phones for your memories of the Nixon resignation 40 years ago. Luke Nichter, Co-author of "The Nixon Tapes" joins John for the second half hour.
  • 8-7-14 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 7, 2014

    TV Guide's Matt Roush is back with a review of the show Outlander and chat about how much the guys at Big Bang Theory are getting paid. Also you won't believe all the different ways people have to butter their corn, but john has them
  • 8-7-14 John Hines Show 10AM

    August 7, 2014

    The U doesn't want the Redskins name used when they come to the Bank in Nov, John gets lots of calls on the issue. Are company specific credit cards a bad deal and Natalie is back with 4 Things
  • 8-7-14 John Hines Show 9AM

    August 7, 2014

    Dave Lee and John chat about the pros and cons of vegetables, Sid on the Love trade news and Republican strategist Ben Golnik on the GOP primary
  • 8-6-14 John Hines Show 11AM

    August 6, 2014

    McDonalds is testing out a 60 second guarentee, plus some pro tips to tell if a eatery is any good. Also how are we going to fund our roads if no one wants to raise taxesq
  • 8-6-14 John Hines Show 10AM

    August 6, 2014

    Local restaurants are passing on the cost of the minimum wage increase, caller react to how it is being done. Plus Natalie is in for 4 Things

Recent Articles & Blog Posts

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What Some Passengers Do When Stuck On Tarmac

A plane load of fliers stuck on the tarmac in Las Vegas decided to make the most of the situation


Turkey the Parrot

A Como Zoo Visit In Our New Cambria Gallery On 7th

John Hines had a chance to speak with Katie-Lyn Bunney of the Como Zoo about the New Gorilla Exhibit.  Bit she also brought some interesting critters to share with us.    



Totally Sweet 90’s

Reminisce about the 90’s through food, fads, fashion, toys, and more.


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Michele Bachmann’s Message Not to Run for Re-election

Michele Bachmann addresses a You Tube audience with her reasons why she will not be running for re-election.


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Zach Sobiech’s Clouds

Zach Sobiech’s is celebrated by celebrities


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A young girl gets her lesson on bullying in a creative way.


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An Ice Blob

Residents around Lake Mille Lacs saw the ice from the lake encroach on their property in a very ominous manner


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Yves Rossy…The Jetman

The Jetman will be at the Airventure Airshow in Oshkosh, WI July 29 -August 4th.


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Reese Witherspoon Arrest Video

Reese Witherspoon obstructing justice


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Mt. Dew Ad Called Racist

Watch the ad and see for yourself


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You Go Girl

Guns N’ Roses watch out!  The klunkers let you know she’s keeping it real!   For non-believers here’s another


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30 Synchronized Skiers

Check this out!


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Epic Marriage Proposal

This is one of the best marriage proposals


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Cute Proposal

  Every once in a while, social media allows us to witness a cute proposal.  Check out this one.



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