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  • 3-3-15 6pm: Target Layoffs & Clinton Email

    March 4, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with Dale Kurschner from TC Business Magazine about today's announcement that Target has another round of layoffs coming. Then, he talked more about "email-gate" and Hillary Clinton
  • 3-3-15 5pm: Jennifer Loon & The Green Line

    March 4, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to State Rep. Jennifer Loon about her bill concerning teacher evaluations. Then it was time for some stories you may have missed: The Green Line with Jordana Green!
  • 3-3-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Lisa Bender

    March 3, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with Frank about todays top headlines. Then he talked to a Minneapolis City Councilperson about the controversy over the sale of some boarding houses in her ward.
  • 3-3-15 3pm: Bloomington Protests & Clinton Email

    March 3, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to one of the people charged over the MoA protests. Then he talked about the controversy over Hillary Clinton using a private email as Secretary of State
  • 3-2-15 6pm: John Focke

    March 3, 2015

    In this half-hour, John talked to Wolves pregame-host John Focke about tonight's game and how Kevin Garnett's return is going so far
  • 3-2-15 5pm: SNL Skit & Pat Kessler

    March 3, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to listeners about whether they thought SNL's ISIS sketch was in good taste. Then he talked to Pat Kessler about the upcoming "teacher evaluation" showdown at the Capitol
  • 3-2-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Starbucks Real Estate Values

    March 2, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with Frank about today's big news stories. Then he found out why having a Starbucks near your home actually increases its value
  • 3-2-15 3pm: Kolstady Attorney & Walker Exhibit

    March 2, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with Ken White - attorney for Isaac Kolstad - about the sentencing of Philip Nelson. Then he talked with Andrew Blauvelt from the Walker about their new exhibit on MN designs
  • 2-27-15 5pm: Increased Surplus & Bright Side

    February 28, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with State Sen. Karin Housley about the increased forecast for the state surplus and what we should do with the money. Then it was time for his weekly group-hug on the radio: The Bright Side of Life
  • 2-27-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Tim Lammers

    February 27, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with Frank about today's big news stories. Then he welcomed film critic Tim Lammers to the show to talk about movies opening this weekend
  • 2-27-15 3pm: The Dress & Pat Kessler

    February 27, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about "The Dress". What colors did YOU see? Then he talked to Pat Kessler about the new surplus forecast. What to do with all that money?
  • 2-26-15 6pm: Taxes & YouTube

    February 27, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to corporate tax attorney Ken Levinson about what triggers audits and how listeners can avoid them. Then he talked more about the upcoming 10th anniversary of YouTube and how they're celebrating
  • 2-26-15 5pm: Toddler Tax Credit & Numbers in the News

    February 27, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to State Sen. Karin Housley about her bill to give parents of kids 5-years and under a $1k tax credit. Then it was time for his weekly current events quiz: Numbers in the News
  • 2-26-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Eric Nelson

    February 26, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Frank about today's big news stories. Then he talked with Eric Nelson about today's ruling overturning Adrian Peterson's suspension. What's next for the Vikings?
  • 2-26-15 3pm: YouTube & River Cruise

    February 26, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about the 10-year anniversary of YouTube and played some highlights. Then he talked to Terry Mattson from the St. Paul River Centre about upcoming cruises on the Mississippi!
  • 2-25-15 6pm: Timberwolves

    February 26, 2015

    In this half-hour, John previewed the return of KG with VP of Communications Brad Ruiter and John Focke!
  • 2-25-15 5pm: Make A Wish, U of M & Timberwolves

    February 26, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about participating with Make A Wish today. Then he talked with listeners about the U of M's new edict on crime alerts. Finally, John shifted to the Skyway Studios at Target Center to preview the return of KG!
  • 2-25-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro, Italian Film Festival & O'Reilly's Record

    February 25, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Frank about today's news. Then Frank stuck around to talk about the Italian Film Festival with John and Joe Tamburino. Finally, he talked with Joe Concha from Mediaite about Bill O'Reilly. Is he in trouble? Or much ado about nothing?
  • 2-25-15 3pm: U of M Crime Alerts & Weird News

    February 25, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about today's announcement about the U of M not including race in certain crime alerts. Then it was time for the weekly reading of the strangest stories in the news: The Weird News Roundup
  • 2-24-15 6pm: Medical Marijuana, Restaurant Week & KG Presser

    February 25, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Manny Munson-Regala from the Dept. of Health about the process of making medical marijuana legal in MN. Then he talked with Stephanie March from Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine about "Restaurant Week". Finally, he played some highlights from Kevin Garnett's press conference today
  • 2-24-15 3pm: Kevin Garnett Press Conference & Alan Horton

    February 25, 2015

    In this hour, the Timberwolves (re)introduced Kevin Garnett at a press conference at Target Center. Then John talked with the Voice of the Wolves, Alan Horton about KG's return to Minnesota
  • 2-24-15 5pm: Political Gaffes & Green Line

    February 25, 2015

    In this hour, John talked about an Idaho politician and his "doh!" moment. Then he and Jordana reviewed some of the stories you may have missed this week
  • 2-24-15 4pm: Frank Vascellaro, Matt Brickman & Peter Greenberg

    February 24, 2015

    In this hour, John talked with Frank about today's big news stories. Then he talked to Matt Brickman about their efforts for Make-A-Wish. Finally he talked with CBS Travel Editor Peter Greenberg about United's fare controversy.
  • 2-23-15 6pm: Oscars & Mall of America

    February 24, 2015

    In this half-hour, John talked about the awkward red-carpet exchange between Melanie Griffith & Dakota Johnson at the Oscars. Then he talked about Orono Middle School cancelling a field trip to Mall of America
  • 2-23-15 5pm: Tony Cornish & Pat Kessler

    February 24, 2015

    In this hour, John talked to Rep. Tony Cornish about the Mall of America's gun-carrying rules. Then he talked to Pat Kessler to get the latest political news from the Capitol

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