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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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Tuesday, 11/22/2016

7:20am – Diabetes is a leading cause of new cases of blindness in people age 20-74. This morning Dr. Michael Cooney let us know more about diabetic eye disease and how it is affecting 29 million people in the United States.

7:40amKatie Bevan and Kat Evers of the United Way of Greater Lorain County stopped by the station this morning to let us know about the upcoming Zero Proof Mix-Off next Thursday.

8:10am – On Dec. 2 the National Museum of the Great Lakes will screen a documentary about the WWII on the Great Lakes in Lakewood. This morning we learned more about the film and the museum with executive director Chris Gillcrist.

8:40amVenessa Klesta of the Lorain County Metro Parks told Bruce and Craig about the holiday themed trails and displays being presented by the Metro Parks this year.


Monday, 11/21/2016

7:40am – Game Worn author Stephen Wong told us about his new book and the game worn uniforms that have shaped America’s pastime.

8:10amDr. David Spigel, chief scientific officer and director of the Lung Cancer Research Program at Sarah Cannon Research Institute, taught us about Lung Cancer and how new studies that have allowed for better treatment of the disease.

8:40am – Browns are still looking for their first win after falling to Pittsburgh on Sunday. This morning we spoke with the Chronicle Telegram’s Scott Petrak about the current state of Cleveland’s football team.

Extra – On Friday, the Second harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio welcomed in politician’s to help pack food packages for those in need. While there our own Craig Adams spoke with Julie Chase Morefield, executive director of the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio.

Friday, 11/18/2016

8:10am – The Toy Guy Chris Byrne told us what the hot new toys are this holiday season and the best ways you can get them.

8:40am – Lorain Growth Corporation’s Lollie Bansek stopped by the station to tell us about the upcoming Waterfront Winterfest in Lorain kicking off with a Christmas Parade down Broadway on Saturday, Nov. 26.


Thursday, 11/17/2016

7:40am – The average college graduate has more than $37,000 in student debt to pay back and the holidays are upon us.  Susan C Keating, president and CEO of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, has some tips for managing those loans for recent graduates.

8:10am – Auto expert Mike Caudill let us know what will be on display during at the LA Auto Show.

8:20amSenator Sherrod Brown joined Bruce and Craig to talk about NAFTA, current politics and what he will be doing in Lorain tomorrow.

8:40am – Editor-in-Chief of Travel Girl Magazine Stephanie Oswald gave us some top tips for hassle-free holiday travel.

Wednesday, 11/16/2016

7:20am – The new book Lennon on Lennon features stories of John Lennon shared by himself. Editor Jeff Burger spoke with Bruce and Craig this morning about the book. Click here to listen to part one of the interview. Click here to listen to part two of the interview. 

8:10am – November is National Prematurity Awareness Month. This morning we spoke with Dr. Vidya Raman-Tangella and Debra Ness, president for the National Partnership of Women and Families, about the dangers of early or elective c-sections.

8:40am – How well a child learns is directly related to their economic status, UNLESS a student is already familiar with the subject being taught. Robert Pondiscio, executive director of the Knowledge Matters Campaign, explained how he has found prof of this in his studies and how he is using it to help change the mindset of children in American schools.




Tuesday, 11/15/16

8:10am – The excitement of space exploration will be on display as the Black River Stamp Club highlights “Space: The Final Frontier” through space related philately with an assist from the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland Nov. 19. This morning we got a preview of the event with Black River Stamp Club spokesperson Helen Kopp.

8:40amEdward Loh, Editor-in-Chief for Motor Trend, told us who this year’s big award winners were and why they were chosen as best on the market by Motor Trend.


7:20am – The Angels Haven Horse Rescue will celebrate their 10th Anniversary with a Reverse Raffle Benefit at Ruby’s Party Center in Grafton. Hear about the event with President Heidi Sandrev.

7:40am – NASA Scientist Nayessda Castro told us when the best time to see the upcoming Supermoon will be this weekend.

8:10am – This Veterans Day, Abbewood Retirement Center is celebrating the men and women who served our country.  Find out how with spokesperson Sarah Rohland.

8:40am – Global Entrepreneurship Week begins next Monday at Lorain County Community College. During the week the college will have a number of events featuring comedians, entrepreneurs and discussion panels. This morning LCCC’s Janice Lapina let us know what to expect.

extra: On Thursday night, The Cleveland Clinic held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for their new facility in Avon. During the event our own Craig Adams caught up with Cleveland Clinic Avon President Rebecca Starck to talk about the new hospital.