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9/25/23 7:20 Make like a banana and split! A split is what the Guardians earned this weekend against the Baltimore Orioles as team VP Bob DiBiasio joined the guys for his weekly visit to talk about this week’s final stretch of home games as the 2023 season comes to a close. (9:37)

9/25/23 7:40 Doctors are worried about a “triple threat” amid a concerning rise in COVID cases as kids are back to school. COVID, RSV, and flu are expected to surge as the warm months wind down and classrooms fill up. Dr. Emily Volk is President of the College of American Pathologists, and she joined us this morning to discuss what we need to know to stay healthy this fall. (6:14)

9/25/23 8:40 It’s a victory Monday in Cleveland! The Browns throttled the Titans yesterday 27-3 as the team moves to 2-1 on the season. Chronicle-Telegram beat reporter Scott Petrak joined the guys and talked about a dominating performance from Cleveland’s defense as well as Deshaun Watson’s best game as a Brown so far. (12:27)



9/22/23 7:40 Friday means it’s time for Champions of Education, presented by the Nordson Corporation! This week’s Champion is Frank Vacha, a member of the North Ridgeville School Board. Frank talked with our own Craig Adams about the recent state report card, overcrowding at North Ridgeville High School, and the need to pass a bond issue in November for construction of a new high school. (3:31)

9/22/23 8:10 September is National Pet Insurance Month. Now more than ever, it’s critical that current and prospective pet owners are equipped with accurate and reliable information on pet insurance. Joining us this morning to discuss policies, claims, and cost-saving tips were Dr. Hunter Finn, DVM, and Brian Jorgensen, the head of MetLife Pet Insurance. (8:50)



9/21/23 7:20 Well it was far from an ideal Monday night for the Cleveland Browns as they lost both the game and their star running back for the season. With their backs up against the wall early, longtime sportscaster John Telich dropped by to talk some Browns football on this week’s Budweiser’s From the Sidelines, presented by North Ridgeville Convenient Sunoco on Center Ridge and Barton Roads. J.T. and Rocco went into the Kareem Hunt signing and what it will mean for Cleveland, plus, a look at how Deshaun Watson MUST turn things around now with no Nick Chubb in the frame. (13:57)

9/21/23 7:40 Living with asthma? Here’s what you need to know about peak week.  The third week of September sees higher levels of asthma triggers and attacks than average. Joining us today to discuss the challenges of living with asthma and misperceptions about how to manage symptoms are Dr. Purvi Parikh, Adult and Pediatric Allergist and Immunologist, and Kenneth Mendez, CEO and President of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. (7:22)

9/21/23 8:10 It’s just one of those years for our Cleveland Guardians. After sweeping Texas over the weekend, the Guards were swept right out of Kansas City by the Royals. As the season continues to wind down, broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus returned once again to the show to take a look at Cleveland’s final home stand of the 2023 season. (7:39)

9/21/23 8:20 U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown checked in with the guys this morning as the Senator recently visited striking UAW workers on the picket line at the Stellantis Toledo Assembly Complex in Toledo as they push the company to agree to a fair contract that honors the Dignity of Work. (4:13)

9/21/23 8:40 Today is the day! Today is “Connect to a Cause”, a huge online fundraiser helping over 90 non-profits in Lorain County! It’s presented by the Community Foundation of Lorain County, as their own Laura Malone stopped by to share more! Information can be found over at peoplewhocare.org! (9:54)


9/20/23 7:20 Dave O’Brien returned with our Rocco Nuosci for this week’s Local Beat, presented by Vandemark Jewelers on East Broad Street in Elyria, a trusted name in jewelry! This week, the guys discuss recent approval of $1 million for the construction of the Lorain County Crisis Receiving Center in Lorain. Plus, the Confess Project made its way to Elyria on Monday as barbers and stylists traded in their chairs and clippers to take a seat to learn about mental health in their communities. (12:32)

9/20/23 7:40 With respiratory illness season underway, it’s time to think about how to best protect ourselves from flu, COVID-19, RSV, and other common illnesses. Joining us this morning to discuss further was a registered pharmacist with CVS Pharmacy, Nicholas Marra! (4:40)

9/20/23 8:10 It seems that losing power during or after a severe weather event is the norm. An sometimes, those power outages can last days, or worse, weeks. Joining us today from California was H-G-T-V star Matt Blashaw! Matt is partnering with the Propane Education and Research Council to help families prepare for the uncertainties that come during power outages. (5:04)


9/19/23 7:40 Being well-informed is crucial in the fight against ovarian cancer. As the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women, it is vital for women to get regular checkups and talk to their doctor if they experience symptoms. We were joined today by Dr. Erin Crane, a gynecologist oncologist with the Atrium Health Levine Cancer Institute in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Bobbie, an ovarian cancer patient, to tell us more. (5:32)

9/19/23 8:10 Join friends old and new at the Oberlin Heritage Center this Saturday, September 23rd, from 1 to 4pm for Root Beer and Yesteryear! Oberlin Heritage Center Executive Director Liz Schultz stopped by to talk about the family-friendly and free event featuring live music performances, historic portrayals, old-fashioned games, exhibits, and root beer floats for everyony! (7:26)

9/19/23 8:40 How can you differentiate between being frugal and cheap? Chronicle-Telegram Coupon Queen Rachel Krych is here to tell you how! Rachel joined us this morning to talk about some of the differences, such as selectively spending versus not spending at all. (15:48)


9/18/23 7:20 Sweep, sweep victory! The Guardians took care of business at home this past weekend by sweeping the Texas Rangers right out of town! Bob DiBiasio made his weekly stop to recap a fun weekend at the ballpark as the Guards look to finish the final month of the season on a high note! (9:16)

9/18/23 7:40 Food, nutrition, and health are interconnected, but across America, and especially in rural America, people don’t always have access to the food, health, and care they need. Joining us today was the Director of External Communications at Bayer, Brian Leake, who discussed a new campaign that is helping bring awareness to the issue. (6:22)

9/18/23 8:40 Are you ready for some football! The Browns are on primetime for Monday Night Football as they get set to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers. Chronicle-Telegram beat reporter Scott Petrak joined the guys to preview tonight’s game in Pittsburgh. (9:54)


9/15/23 7:40am The Nordson Corporation Champions of Education segment this week focused on A.I. and ChatGPT. Pat Coleman the Executive Director of Educational Technology spoke to the Lorain School Board about the use of such tools today and in the future in schools. (9:00)

9/15/23 8:10am Author, screenwriter and Amherst Ohio native, Sheldon Higdon visited the WEOL studio to talk about his debut novel The Eerie Brothers and the Witches of Autumn. This middle grade novel follows the adventures of twin brothers Horace and Edgar Eerie, featuring time travel, supernatural abilities and hidden family secrets. (11:00)

9/15/23 8:40am Susan Bartosch from Second Harvest Foodbank of North Central Ohio gave us an update on the food insecurity in Lorain County and talked about what people can do to help during September, which is Hunger Action Month. She also highlighted the annual fundraiser Generous Helpings taking place Sept 24. (10:00)