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Weekdays 7 – 9 AM

Bruce Van Dyke and Craig Adams get your day going with live local news, weather with Jon Loufman,  sports, traffic, prizes and quirky stories from around the globe. Interviews are podcast below.

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12/13/23 7:20 Dave O’Brien of the Chronicle-Telegram returned for this week’s Local Beat, presented by Vandemark Jewelers on East Broad Street in Elyria. This week, the guys discuss a decrease in school attendance on Monday of this week because of a bomb threat made Sunday night. Plus, local food pantries are seeing an increase in demand as Dave shared the latest. (9:43)

12/13/23 8:20 Scott Malarkey from Hometown Dental stopped by this morning to talk about the upcoming Joe Tait Classic at Cloverleaf High School, taking place on December 30th LIVE on WEOL! (7:59)

12/13/23 8:40 Holiday season is in full effect and the best gifts are the ones for our homes. Home design and lifestyle expert Kelly Edwards was on hand to share the top gifts that need to be on everyone’s list to help upgrade our living spaces heading into the new year and beyond. (5:25)


12/12/23 7:40 Lorain County Probate Judge James Walther joined the WEOL Morning Show as his office has returned $114,000 to the general fund, ahead of upcoming county budget hearings. (14:37)

12/12/23 8:10 It was a tough one last night for our Cleveland Cavaliers as they fell in Orlando to the Magic. Radio voice of the Cavs, Tim Alcorn, made his weekly stop as the team looks to bounce back quickly tonight in Boston against the Celtics. (7:42)

12/12/23 8:40 Still struggling to find those last-minute holiday gift ideas? No worries! Chronicle-Telegram Coupon Queen Rachel Krych returned to the show as she talked about the idea of giving experiences as gifts, such as tickets to a sporting event or a season pass to the zoo, rather than simple material gifts. (15:59)


12/11/23 8:10 Come join the sol-a-bration! A once-in-a-lifetime event will grace the skies of Ohio on April 8th, 2024, when our sun will be completely shadowed by Earth’s moon. Jeffrey Woytach from Space Systems Consulting, LLC, joined the show as his group is hosting a viewing party with LaGrange Community Park, set for 11am-5pm on April 8th! There will be exhibits, safe viewing of the eclipse, a live concert, and more! (15:42)

12/11/23 8:40 It’s a Flacco frenzy! Joe Flacco and the Cleveland Browns moved to 8-5 Sunday after a huge home win over Jacksonville. With Flacco named the starter for the remainder of the season, does this team have enough to make noise come January? Chronicle-Telegram beat reporter Scott Petrak made his weekly visit to tell us more. (11:06)


12/8/23 7:20 In a world defined by constant change and uncertainty, a notable shift is taking place. People are taking charge of their lives, not by fixating on the past, but by actively shaping their futures. Jennifer Brace, Chief Futurist at Ford, joined the guys to discuss Ford’s 2024 Trend Report, which delves into transformative trends, offering invaluable insights to navigate the future. (9:14)

12/8/23 8:10 Sheffield Village Mayor John Hunter and Avon Lake Mayor Zilka helped us round out the week on the WEOL Morning Show!


12/7/23 7:20 It’s a critical week for the Cleveland Browns as longtime sportscaster John Telich discussed the brown and orange on this week’s Budweiser’s From the Sidelines, presented by North Ridgeville Convenient Sunoco on Center Ridge and Barton Roads. This week, the guys recap a tough one in Los Angeles as quarterback questions continue this week as the team prepares for a Trevor Lawrence-less Jaguars team on Sunday. (16:26)

12/7/23 7:40 Greg Putka and Andrea Ferguson from Lorain County Public Health stopped by to share some key tips on staying healthy this holiday season, including some advice regarding some of that tasty holiday food! (13:14)

12/7/23 8:10 how is dining in America evolving in 2024? Flavor Insider Ming-Tai Huh. GM of Square for Restaurants, dished on the latest dining trends and insights from Restaurant Industry Report, plus, a couple of business tips for surviving in today’s food scene. (5:06)

12/7/23 8:20 U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown returned to the show as he has announced the first step in expanding Amtrak in Ohio. Plus, Senator Brown also recently announced 96 investments for airport improvements across the state of Ohio. (7:02)


12/6/23 8:10 Thinking of ways to help give back to your community this year? What better way to do that than through the United Way of Greater Lorain County! Colleen Walts returned to the show to discuss their Holiday Giving initiative as they look to stay involved in the community. Plus, tax prep season is coming up, and the United Way is always looking for volunteers to help with that. (9:04)

12/6/23 8:40 And the winner is… the Chevrolet Colorado! That’s your MotorTrend 2024 Truck of the Year, as Senior Editor Aaron Gold stopped by to talk about the Colorado and why it earned MotorTrend’s honor of being the new year’s top truck. (7:42)


12/5/23 7:20 Hey small business owners! Need help knowing what to stock your shelves with this holiday season? Shopping and trends expert Meaghan Murphy stopped by to share new data on top trending gifts for local retailers! (6:53)

12/5/23 7:40 This holiday season, Lorain is celebrating 28 years of hosting Tuba Christmas, and this year marks the 50th year overall! Tuba Christmas is this Sunday, December 10th, at 2pm for FREE at the Palace Theater! Joe Vondruska and Josh Brunger joined the guys to talk more about the event and what makes it so special each year in our county. (11:06)

12/5/23 8:10 Injuries, injuries, and more injuries. That’s one big problem surrounding our Cleveland Cavaliers who sport a 11-9 record heading into this week. Radio voice of the Cavs, Tim Alcorn, made his weekly visit as the wine and gold look to get back on track Wednesday night at home against the Orlando Magic. (7:01)

12/5/23 8:20 A “dud” of a west coast trip for the Cleveland Browns is finally over after the team fell to both Denver and Los Angeles in the past two weeks. Chronicle-Telegram beat reporter Scott Petrak returned to the show as he recapped where things went wrong out west for the Browns as they continue to try and resolve their ever-changing quarterback situation. (9:29)

12/5/23 8:40 No one wants to miss a deal, especially Chronicle-Telegram Coupon Queen Rachel Krych! Rachel joined the guys this morning as she discussed five different items that you should always buy on a deal, whether it’s just a regular sale or with a coupon! (13:18)