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Start your day right with First Light! Join host Evan Haning with updates on the latest overnight developments on all the major stories, and a look forward to the day ahead. First Light goes beyond the headlines with in depth reporting from around the globe. With business news from CNBC, the nation’s forecast from Accuweather and sports, First Light brings you up to date on everything you need to know.

Start your day right with First Light! Join host Evan Haning with updates on the latest overnight developments on all the major stories, and a look forward to the day ahead. First Light goes beyond the headlines with in depth reporting from around the globe. With business news from CNBC, the nation’s forecast from Accuweather and sports, First Light brings you up to date on everything you need to know.
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Toledo, OH

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Westwood One

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Start your day right with First Light! Join host Evan Haning with updates on the latest overnight developments on all the major stories, and a look forward to the day ahead. First Light goes beyond the headlines with in depth reporting from around the globe. With business news from CNBC, the nation’s forecast from Accuweather and sports, First Light brings you up to date on everything you need to know.

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Episodes

First Light - 09/20/19

9/20/2019
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On Friday’s show, the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda brought more than two feet of rain to parts of Texas this week. Young people from around the world are leading a massive coordinated strike from school. California is no longer allowed to set its own fuel efficiency standards. Kevin Carr reviews the Downton Abbey movie. And Michael takes a look at the America's most fun cities.

Duration:00:37:54

First Light - 09/19/19

9/19/2019
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On Thursday’s program, Saudi officials displayed evidence they say supports their claim that Iran was behind weekend drone strikes on key oil facilities. California has been allowed to set tougher vehicle tailpipe emissions standards than the rest of the country for some 50 years. Now President Trump says he's not going to allow it any more. Kevin Carr reviews the Netflix series “The Spy”. And a suit has been filed against the state of Virginia challenging a state law that requires they...

Duration:00:38:27

First Light 091819

9/18/2019
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On Wednesday’s program, the Saudis say oil production could be back to normal by the end of the month despite the damage to oil fields from an attack over the weekend. Senate Democrats try to move forward with gun legislation. Kevin Carr has the latest home cinema releases. And Michael talks money, with CNBC’s Jessica Ettinger and wealth manager Aquiles Larea.

Duration:00:38:32

First Light 091719

9/17/2019
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On Tuesday’s show, members of the United Auto Workers enter their second day on strike as contract negotiations with General Motors continues. President Trump considers ways of responding to the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities causing a major spike in world oil prices. Michael talks politics and the problems the Democrats are facing with the political editor of The National Journal. And Michael sits down with Dr. Stuart Hoffman from the Department of Veterans Affairs to discuss...

Duration:00:38:26

First Light - 09/16/19

9/16/2019
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On Monday’s show, oil prices are on the rise after this weekend's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. The Trump administration is keeping watch and says some sort of action might be coming. Kevin Carr reviews the new film “Hustlers”. Michael talks to GasBuddy expert Patrick DeHaan on the future of oil prices. And Michael talks to Scientist Mathew Shupe who is about to embark on the largest Arctic research expedition in history.

Duration:00:37:43

First Light - 09/13/19

9/13/2019
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On Friday’s program, the third Democratic Presidential debate brought some agreement among candidates mixed with tension. The tepid relationship between the U-S and China might be warming up. President Trump's tariff delay on Beijing could ease tensions between the two superpowers. On this Friday the 13th Kevin Carr takes a look the "Friday the 13th" movie franchise and Michael talks with an expert on superstitions.

Duration:00:37:31

First Light 091219

9/12/2019
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On Thursday’s program, the Trump Administration is considering a ban on flavored e-cigarettes, which are seen as enticing young people to take up the smoking alternative. An update on the recovery effort in the Bahamas in the wake of unprecedented devastation from Hurricane Dorian. Kevin Carr reviews the new film “Empathy Inc.” And Michael’s conversation with Consumer Reports on the effort to end the mislabeling of processed meats.

Duration:00:38:06

First Light 091119

9/11/2019
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On Wednesday’s program, Democrats moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, while President Trump also planned to huddle with Republican leaders. Houston health officials say three teenagers have been hospitalized with serious lung illnesses following electronic cigarette use and vaping. This follows a national trend that raises even more concern about the safety and regulation of e-cigarettes. Kevin Carr has the latest in home cinema releases. Michael talks...

Duration:00:38:25

First Light 091019

9/10/2019
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On Tuesday’s program, the first order of business for Democrats as they returned to the Capitol was to urge a Senate vote on a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales. A coalition of the 50 U.S. Attorney's General is looking into the power of Google. The announcement comes just days after a separate group of states disclosed an investigation into Facebook's market dominance. Kevin Carr previews the latest comic book inspired movie, "Joker". Michael talks over advances in...

Duration:00:37:55

First Light - 09/09/19

9/9/2019
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On Monday’s program, President Trump says called off a meeting with the Taliban at Camp David after a Taliban bombing that killed an American soldier and 11 other people. In the Bahamas, less than a week since the Category 5 storm hit, 45 people have been confirmed dead. Hundreds are still missing, nearly 70,000 have been left homeless by the disaster and hundreds more are desperately looking for a way out. Kevin Carr reviews the Netflix series Carnival Row. And Michael talks to Rep. Miki...

Duration:00:37:54

First Light - 09/06/19

9/6/2019
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On Friday’s show, Hurricane Dorian bears down on North Carolina. Wall Street rebounds significantly perceiving some positive movement in trade talks with China. Kevin Carr reviews the latest Stephen King horror film “It Chapter 2”. Walmart is making major changes to its gun policy, Michael sits down with brand expert Jeff Fromm, to talk about how “making a statement” can affect business.

Duration:00:38:23

First Light - 09/05/19

9/5/2019
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On Thursday’s show, Hurricane Dorian continues to churn in the Atlantic taking aim at the Carolinas. The Brexit process was thrown further into disarray after the British Prime Minister was handed several defeats in Parliament on Tuesday. Kevin Carr reviews Dave Chappelle’s Netflix stand up special. Correspondent Clayton Neville checks in with Michael from Charleston SC where he is watching Hurricane Dorian.

Duration:00:38:41

First Light 090419

9/4/2019
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The time to prepare for Hurricane Dorian's impact along the east coast is over as the storm's outer bands bring high winds, heavy rain and the chance of life-threatening flooding. In the wake of recent mass shootings, lawmakers remain conflicted over how to respond. Michael talks to Team Rubicon founder Jake Woods about the veteran service organization’s plans to aid Hurricane Dorian victims. And as the NFL’s 100th season kicks off tomorrow night, Westwood One play by play announcer Kevin...

Duration:00:38:33

First Light 090319

9/3/2019
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As Hurricane Dorian moves toward the U.S. east coast residents from Florida to the Carolina's are being asked to stay vigilant. More than 2 million people are under mandatory evacuations. The Coast Guard says 25 bodies have been recovered following a deadly boat fire off the Southern California coast. Kevin Carr reviews the Netflix series “The Dark Crystal”. Correspondent Cheryl White checks in live from Florida tracking Hurricane Dorian. It’s getting tougher for children of American...

Duration:00:38:23

First Light 090219

9/2/2019
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On Monday’s show, Hurricane Dorian devastates Bermuda as it churns toward the U.S. West Texas is mourning the loss of their citizens following a mass shooting. Kevin Carr has review the new film “Don’t Let Go”. Reporter Cheryl White checks in from Cocoa Beach Florida where residents are gearing up Hurricane Dorian.

Duration:00:38:22

First Light 083019

8/30/2019
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On Friday’s show, Florida hunkers down in anticipation of Hurricane Dorian which is expected to make landfall on Labor Day. President Trump has begun his Space Command initiative to create a Space Force with an agency that's going to be under the Air Force. Kevin Carr reviews the new film “After The Wedding”. Michael checks in with correspondent Cheryl White who is in Cocoa Beach Florida waiting for Hurricane Dorian. Have you ever questioned the validity of the product reviews on Amazon?...

Duration:00:38:37

First Light - 08/29/19

8/29/2019
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On Thursday’s show, Floridians prep as Hurricane Dorian continues its path towards the U.S. America’s top general says the United States will not begin drawing down forces in Afghanistan, until the violence there subsides to a point that the Afghan security forces can maintain control. Kevin Carr reviews the new John Travolta film “The Fanatic”. In the name of security are we losing our privacy? Michael talks to Washington Post reporter Drew Harwell about his story on how police are using...

Duration:00:38:06

First Light - 08/28/19

8/28/2019
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On Wednesday’s show, Puerto Rico is preparing for Tropical Storm Dorian which could be at hurricane strength when it reaches the island. A former Google engineer could be facing a lifetime in prison for stealing trade secrets. Michael talks with Adrian Garcia of Bankrate.com about their survey of college degrees and which is the most valuable.

Duration:00:38:24

First Light - 08/27/19

8/27/2019
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On Tuesday’s show, an Oklahoma judge has found Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries helped fuel the state's opioid drug crisis, ordering the consumer products giant to pay $572 million to help address the problem. President Trump signaling a shift in tone towards China and Iran at the G7 summit. Michael sits down with retired Navy commander Mike Crosby to talk about the prevalence of prostate cancer in military aviators.

Duration:00:37:52

First Light - 08/26/19

8/26/2019
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On Monday’s show, speaking at the G7 summit, President Trump says China wants to get back to the negotiating table. Former GOP Congressman Joe Walsh says he’s ready to take on Donald Trump. Kevin Carr reviews the new movie, “Angel Has Fallen”. Guest host, Chris Cruise talks to correspondent Jim Roope about California’s student suspension bill.

Duration:00:38:23