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  • 10-24-14 5pm: Little Billy, Breaking Bad Dolls & Bright Side

    October 24, 2014

    In this hour, Little Billy & Mrs. Johnson previewed the weekend's football action! Then John talked to listeners about the Toys R Us controversy over some Breaking Bad action figures. Finally, it was time for the weekly group-hug on the radio, The Bright Side of Life!
  • 10-24-14 5pm: Frank Vascellaro & Tim Lammers on Films

    October 24, 2014

    John talked with Frank about what's coming up on tonight's news. Then he talked with movie critic Tim Lammers about some films opening this weekend.
  • 10-24-14 3pm: Little Billy & Pat Kessler

    October 24, 2014

    John's back! And so are Little Billy & Mrs. Johnson to preview this weekend's football games. Then he talked with Pat Kessler about several political stories
  • 10-23-14 6pm: Cyber Bullying & Campus Assault Records

    October 24, 2014

    John Hines was in for John Williams. In this hour he talked to UWEC Prof. Justin Patchin about online bullying. Then he talked to Tyler Kingkade from Huff Post about why colleges aren't required to share sexual assault records with other schools
  • 10-23-14 5pm: Ceremonial Knife, Morris Day & Survivor Resources

    October 23, 2014

    John Hines was in for John Williams. In this hour, he talked more with listeners about whether a Sikh elementary school student should be allowed to carry a ceremonial knife in school. Then he talked about Morris ay opening the Hard Rock Cafe at MoA. Finally, he talked with Lori Berlin from Survivor Resources about what they do, and their benefit at O'G
  • 10-23-14 4pm: Frank Vascellaro, Teddy Roosevelt Show & Ceremonial Knife

    October 23, 2014

    John Hines was in for John Williams. In this hour he talked with Frank about tonight's news. Then he talked about the upcoming Teddy Roosevelt show. Finally he talked about whether Sikh student should be able to carry a ceremonial knife at school
  • 10-23-14 3pm: Ottawa Shooting & Doris Kearns Goodwin

    October 23, 2014

    John Hines was in for John Williams. In this hour he talked to Glen McGregor, reporter from the Ottawa Citizen, about yesterdays tragic shooting at Parliment. Then he welcomed celebrated historian Doris Kearns Goodwin in-studio to talk about her latest work
  • 10-22-14 6pm: Financial Planning & Sleeping Arrangements

    October 23, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. In this hour, he talked to wealth manager Steve Gilbertson about how peple can improve their saving habits. Then he talked about a new trend in couples sleeping in separate beds/rooms
  • 10-22-14 5pm: Bird Glass & Renee Zellweger's Look

    October 22, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. First he talked about the St. Paul City Council passing a resolution calling on the Vikings to install bird-safe glass in the new stadium. Then he talked to a plastic surgeon about the chatter over the change in how Renee Zellweger looks
  • 10-22-14 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Mortgage Rule Changes

    October 22, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. In this hour, he talked with Frank about today's big news stories. Then he talked to mortgage banker Alex Stenbeck about upcoming rule changes for home buyers
  • 10-22-14 3pm: Free Shipping & Unity Day

    October 22, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. In this hour he talked with listeners about Target annoucing free shipping for holiday online shoppers. Then he talked to Jenna Hanson from PACER's Nationall Bullying Prevention Center about "Unity Day"
  • 10-21-14 6pm: Teal Pumpkins & Apple Pay

    October 22, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. In this hour, he talked about what Teal Pumpkins mean and whether people who are upset about it are over-reacting. Then he talked about Apple Pay. Are you using it? How is it working?
  • 10-21-14 5pm: Kieran's Lawsuit & Google Wireless

    October 21, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. In this hour he talked about Kieran's suing Block E. What should a landlord's responsibility be for lost business due to construction? Then he talked to Julio Ojeda Zapata from the Pioneer Press about Google getting into the wireless game
  • 10-21-14 4pm: Frank Vascellaro, Teddy Roosevelt & Met Council

    October 21, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. In this hour, he talked with Frank about tonight's news. Then he talked with Teddy Roosevelt about his event with John coming up on November 1st. Then he wondered whether the Met Council members are making informed decisions if they're not using public transportation?
  • 10-21-14 3pm: Poltical Visits & Foster Families

    October 21, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. In this hour he talked to Blois Olson about some of the political heavy-hitters that are visiting MN over the next fews days. Then he talked to Mikki Harris & Yvette Giles from Evolve about the challenges foster families face
  • 10-20-14 6pm: TC Film Festival & Calorie Warning Labels

    October 21, 2014

    John Hines was in for John Williams. This hour he talked to the writer/producer of one of the films at this week's Twin Cities Film Festival. Then, if there was a warning label on foods/drinks telling you how far you'd have to walk to burn it off, would that change your habits?
  • 10-20-14 5pm: Brian Fitch Plea & Pat Kessler

    October 20, 2014

    John Hines was in for John Williams. In this hour he talked to local attorney Joe Tamburino about the plea entered in the case of alleged cop-killer Brian Fitch. Then he talked to Pat Kessler about campaign season and the big names coming to town to campaign for local candidates
  • 10-20-14 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & "My Last Breath"

    October 20, 2014

    John Hines was in for John Williams. In this hour he talked to Frank about what's coming up on tonight's news. Then he talked to the producer & director of a documentary airing at the Twin Cities Film Festival
  • 10-20-14 3pm: Ebola & Credit Cards

    October 20, 2014

    John Hines was in for John Williams. In this hour, he talked to Austin York, a reporter in Dallas about the latest ebola news. Then he talked to Matt Schulz from CreditCards.com about holiday shoppers. Will they avoid stores who've had their credit card systems hacked?
  • 10/17/14 John Williams Show: 6 PM Hour

    October 18, 2014

    It's not even Halloween, but are you already doing your Holiday shopping? Then, should we end the custom of tipping?
  • 10-17-14 John Williams Show 5pm

    October 18, 2014

    Hines in for Williams, the discussion about Brad Pitt's new movie leads to a conversation about if violence in movies is to much.
  • 10-17-14 John Williams Show 4pm

    October 18, 2014

    Hines in for Williams; Frank shares today's headlines and Tim Lammer's with the review of Brad Pitt's new movie and Bill Murray's St Vincent
  • 10-17-14 John Williams Show 3pm

    October 18, 2014

    John Hines in for Williams; CBS News reporter Allison Keyes on the new Ebola Czar and Pat Kessler with the latest in MN politics
  • 10-16-14 6pm: Fall Colors & Naomi Ko

    October 17, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. This hour he talked to listeners about why the Fall colors are so vivid and where people can find the best views. Then he talked to local actress Naomi Ko about her latest film "Dear White People"
  • 10-16-14 5pm: Skitching Death & Negative Political Ads

    October 16, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. In this hour, he talked to local attorney Joe Tamburino. Should the teen that drove a car involved in a fatal "skitching" accident be charged with a crime? Then he talked about the rash of negative political ads. Do they really work?

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