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  • 5-28-15 6pm: Twins & DUI Changes

    May 29, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about whether the 1st-place Minnesota Twins are "for real" or not. Then he talked to local attorney Joe Tamburino about some upcoming changes to MN's DUI laws
  • 5-28-15 5pm: Drivers Licenses & Weird News

    May 28, 2015

    In this hour, John talked more with listeners about people driving without licenses. Then it was time for the strangest stories in the news: this week's Weird News Roundup
  • 5-28-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Drivers Licenses

    May 28, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Frank about the day's top news. Then, 1 in 6 drivers stopped by Minneapolis police don't have drivers licenses? Really?!
  • 5-28-15 3pm: Pedal Pubs & FIFA

    May 28, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with listeners about the Pedal Pub controversy. Then he talked to soccer journalist Matt Negrin about the FIFA corruption scandal
  • 5-27-15 6pm: College & Cheating

    May 28, 2015

    Mike Max was in for John. In this hour he talked to Marty Nemko about why students choose the majors they do, and what makes them successful. Then he talked to Teresa Benoit about how the definition of "cheating" has changed in the internet age
  • 5-27-15 5pm: AP Doesn't Report & Special Session Cost

    May 27, 2015

    Mike Max was in for John. In this hour, he talked with listeners about AP not reporting to OTA's. What should the Vikings do? Then he talked to Larry Jacobs about the upcoming special session. How much will it cost taxpayers?
  • 5-27-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Grover Norquist

    May 27, 2015

    Mike Max was in for John. In this hour, he talked to Frank about today's top news stories and to Grover Norquist about the IRS getting hacked
  • 5-27-15 3pm: Dog Flu

    May 27, 2015

    Mike Max was in for John. In this hour, he talked to veterinarian Paul Anderson about the canine flu and how worried we should be about it
  • 5-26-15 6pm: Frontline & Eric Nelson

    May 27, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Frontline producer Martin Smith about his latest piece on Syria. Then he talked with Eric Nelson about AP missing this week's OTA's
  • 5-26-15 5pm: Kurt Daudt & The Green Line

    May 26, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to MN House Speaker Kurt Daudt about negotiations with the Governor over a special session. Then he and Jordana Green shared some stories you may not have heard on "The Green Line"
  • 5-26-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Medical Marijuana

    May 26, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with Frank about today's top news stories. Then he found out who'll be writing scrips for medical marijuana
  • 5-26-15 3pm: Mascots & Housework

    May 26, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about North Dakota's search for a new mascot. He had a couple of... suggestions. Then he talked about how the difference between time spent doing housework by men and women is narrowing
  • 5-22-15 5pm: Bright Side

    May 22, 2015

    In this hour, John hosted his weekly group-hug on the radio - The Bright Side of Life!
  • 5-22-15 4pm: Amelia Santaniello, Historical Society & Tim Lammers

    May 22, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Amelia about today's top news. Then he found out about some events happening over Memorial Day weekend. Then Tim Lammers told us which films to see or skip this weekend
  • 5-22-15 3pm: President's Twitter & Duggar Controversy

    May 22, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about the President's twitter account. Bad idea? Then he discussed the controversy swirling around the Duggars
  • 5-21-15 6pm: Mike Veeck

    May 22, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to the owner of the St. Paul Saints about the christening of CHS Field
  • 5-21-15 5pm: CHS Field & Numbers in the News

    May 21, 2015

    In this hour, John talked more about the Saints opener at the brand new CHS Field. Then it was time for his weekly current events quiz: Numbers in the News!
  • 5-21-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Mayor Coleman

    May 21, 2015

    In this hour, John continued live from CHS Field in St. Paul. First, he talked to Frank about today's top news. Then he talked to St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman about how the new ballpark improves St. Paul
  • 5-21-15 3pm: CHS Field

    May 21, 2015

    In this hour, John was live from the new home of the St. Paul Saints, CHS Field. He talked to the President and CEO of CHS, Carl Casale
  • 5-20-15 6pm: Sen. Dave Osmek & Alan Horton

    May 21, 2015

    In this hour, John talked legislative issues with State Senator Dave Osmek. Then he talked to the voice of the Wolves, Alan Horton, about Minnesota getting the number one pick in the draft
  • 5-20-15 5pm: Letterman & Weird News

    May 20, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with listeners about their favorite Letterman moments. Then it was time for the strangest stories in the news: the Weird News Roundup
  • 5-20-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Orchestra in Cuba

    May 20, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Frank about today's top news stories. Then he talked to a musician from the Minnesota Orchestra about their trip to Cuba
  • 5-20-15 3pm: Letterman & Airbags

    May 20, 2015

    In this hour, John played some Dave Letterman highlights. Then he talked about the recent airbag recall
  • 5-19-15 6pm: Frontline

    May 20, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Jim Gilmore about his latest Frontline piece on CIA interrogations. Were they torture?
  • 5-19-15 5pm: Michael Brodkorb & The Green Line

    May 19, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to political analyst Michael Brodkorb about the finish of the legislative session. Then it was time for The Green Line with Jordana Green

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