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  • 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?
  • 10-16-14 4pm: Frank Vascellaro, Walktoberfest & Steve Futterman

    October 16, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. In this hour, he talked with Frank about tonight's news. Then he chatted with Ryan French from the Walker Art Center about "Walktoberfest". Finally, he spoke with CBS correspondent Steve Futterman, who's covering the ebola cases in Dallas.
  • 10-16-14 3pm: Ed. MN Weekend & CBS Streaming

    October 16, 2014

    Jason DeRusha was in for John. First he talked about Education MN weekend. Is it too soon for kids to have a break? Then he talked with Marc De Bevoise from CBS about their new streaming service.
  • 10-15-14 6pm: Union Professors & Jasper Brinkley

    October 16, 2014

    Mike Max was in for John. First he talked to Paul Zech of Felhaber-Larson about a push to unionize faculty at the U of M. Good idea? Then he talked to Vikings MLB Jasper Brinkley about their game vs. Buffalo on Sunday
  • 10-15-14 5pm: Conor McFadden & Charity "Sales"

    October 15, 2014

    Mike Max was in for John Williams. First he talked to Conor McFadden - son of Senate candidate Mike - about working on his dad's campaign & his football days at Stanford. Then he talked to Kris Kewitsch from the Charieties Review Council. When a company says they're giving 10 percent of proceeds to charity, is that REALLY a good deal for charit
  • 10-15-14 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Luxury Homes

    October 15, 2014

    Mike Max was in for John. First he talked with Frank about what's coming up on tonight's news. Then he talked with the owner of "Show Homes Mpls", Karen Galler, about how people can live in luxury homes for cheap.
  • 10-15-14 3pm: Wetterling Investigation & Battling Terrorism

    October 15, 2014

    Mike Max was in for John Williams. First he talked to Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall about how tips keep coming in the Jacob Wetterling investigation. Then he talked to former FBI Special Agent Wayne Manis about identifying and stopping terorists
  • 10-14-14 6pm: Antibiotics & Church Abuse Revisit

    October 15, 2014

    John talked to David Hoffman from Frontline about their latest piece on bacteria building resistance to antibiotics and why it's happening. Then he revisited his conversation with Jennifer Haselberger about the church abuse settlement
  • 10-14-14 5pm: Halloween Controversy & Deepinder Singh

    October 14, 2014

    John talked about whether "ebola" themed costumes are a good idea for Halloween. Then he talked to the winner of $100k from a founder of AOL in a business competition
  • 10-14-14 4pm: Frank Vascellaro & Fast Food Myths

    October 14, 2014

    John talked to Frank about the stories they're covering on tonight's WCCO TV News. Then he talked about commonly held myths about fast food. You might be surprised what he revealed!
  • 10-14-14 3pm: Jennifer Haselberger

    October 14, 2014

    John welcomed Jennifer Haselberger - the former advisor to the Archdiocese of Minneapolis/St. Paul - in studio to talk about yesterday's historic settlement of a sex abuse case, and how the Church might best move forward
  • 10-13-14 6pm: Lost Money & Mike Max

    October 14, 2014

    John talked about $3 thousand being lost and returned to it's owner. How do you lose $3K?! Then Mike Max joined the show to talk about yesterday's Vikings debacle
  • 10-13-14 5pm: Ebola Questions & Charitable Giving

    October 13, 2014

    John had more ebola questions. Kris Ehresmann from the MN Department of Health had some answers. Then he talked to Lee Shaffer from the Star Tribune about his column on charitable giving and how it seems to go down the more money you make
  • 10-13-14 4pm: Frank Vascellaro, Kat Perkins & Abuse Settlement

    October 13, 2014

    John talked with Frank about the big stories in todays news. Then he caught up with singer Kat Perkins about her latest single. Finally he talked to one of the attorneys involved in todays announced settlement of a priest abuse case.
  • 10-13-14 3pm: Columbus Day & Michelle Obama Gaffe

    October 13, 2014

    John talked about how Minneapolis has turned Columbus Day into Indigenous People Day. Good or bad idea? Then he talked about Michelle Obama mispronouncing a candidates name. The problem? She was trying to endorse him
  • 10-10-14 5pm: Little Billy & The Bright Side

    October 10, 2014

    John previewed the weekend's football action with "Little Billy & Mrs. Johnson". Then it was time for his weekly group-hug on the radio: The Bright Side of Life
  • 10-10-14 4pm: Amelia Santaniello, Zombie Pub Crawl & Tim Lammers

    October 10, 2014

    John talked to Amelia on what they're covering on tonight's news. Then he chatted with Peter Lansky about tomorrow's Zombie Pub Crawl. Finally he caught up with Tim Lammers about new movies opening this weekend
  • 10-10-14 3pm: Alan Horton, Dave Eanet & Jim Spencer

    October 10, 2014

    John talked with the voice of the Wolves, Alan Horton, about tonight's preseason home opener. Then he talked to Northwestern play-by-play voice Dave Eanet about facing the Gophers. Finally he talked to the Star Tribune's Jim Spencer about his story on Medtronic

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