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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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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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First Light - 01/20/20

1/20/2020
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On Monday’s First Light, Virginia’s capital braces itself for a gun rights rally. The Senate prepares for the impeachment trial. Hollywood honors movies and television with the 2020 SAG Awards. Clayton Neville checks in with Michael to talk about the decline in illegal border crossings. And William Felker of Poor Will’s Almanack drops in with insome weather predictions for the year.

Duration:00:38:34

First Light 011720

1/17/2020
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On Friday’s First Light, the impeachment trial is officially underway. The new Mexico/Canada trade agreement is on it’s way to the White House for signature. Kevin Carr reviews the new comedy “Bad Boys For Life”. Michael talks to Helene Berger about her experience of living with her husband’s Alzheimer disease.

Duration:00:38:25

First Light - 01/16/20

1/16/2020
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On Thursday’s First Light, the Senate opens the impeachment trial. President Trump signs the “phase one” China trade agreement. Kevin Carr reviews Robert Downey Jr.’s new film “Doolittle”. Linda Kenyon checks in from Capitol Hill to preview the impeachment trial. And Michael talks to presidential candidate Tom Steyer.

Duration:00:38:23

First Light - 01/15/20

1/15/2020
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On Wednesday’s First Light, last minute evidence is being submitted by Democrats as the House votes today on sending the articles of impeachment to the Senate. New video shows a second missile hit the Ukrainian jetliner that was shot down last week. Steve Kastenbaum joins Michael live from Iowa to talk about last night’s candidate debate. And Michael talks to Bankrate.com’s Greg McBride about interest rates for 2020.

Duration:00:38:47

First Light - 01/14/20

1/14/2020
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On Tuesday’s First Light, Republicans and Democrats in the Senate continue their battle over the articles of impeachment. The candidates are ready to face off in the Iowa Debate. Clayton Neville reveals the Houston Astros punishment. Kevin Carr has the Oscar nominations. And Michael goes inside the world of women in the workforce.

Duration:00:38:26

First Light - 01/13/20

1/13/2020
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On Monday’s First Light, the Trump White House prepares for impeachment. Iranians take to the streets and protest. Kevin Carr reviews the new thriller “Underwater”. Arwa Damon takes us to the base Iraq that was under attack by Iran and Will Ripley talks to Americans fighting fires in Australia. The C.D.C’s Alicia Budd give Michael a flu update.

Duration:00:38:27

First Light - 01/10/20

1/10/2020
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On Friday’s First Light, Canada says they have intelligence a Ukrainian airliner was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile. The House, by a nearly party line vote, passes a war powers resolution. Kevin Carr previews the Critic’s Choice Awards. Correspondent Fred Pleitgen calls in from Tehran to talk about the Ukrainian jet and Linda Kenyon talks about the Congress and the war powers debate.

Duration:00:38:26

First Light - 01/09/20

1/9/2020
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On Thursday’s First Light, Iran and the US have hit pause on escalating tensions between the two countries. Iranians are taking a wait and see attitude towards the Trump administration. Kevin Carr reviews the new comedy “Like A Boss”. Camila Bernal updates Michael on the earthquake aftermath in Puerto Rico. And how are the tensions in the Middle East affecting families? Michael talks to Sabrina Johnannes, who advocates for the spouses and children of troops.

Duration:00:36:21

First Light - 01/08/20

1/8/2020
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On Wednesday’s First Light, Iran strikes back at the United States and is calling it revenge for the U.S. killing of Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani. Iran fired a series of ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq housing American troops. Michael talks to military journalist Tara Copp about the deployment of U.S. troops in the Middle East.

Duration:00:38:25

First Light - 01/07/20

1/7/2020
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On Tuesday’s First Light, former White House national security adviser John Bolton says he is "prepared to testify" if he is subpoenaed by the Senate in the impeachment trial of President Trump. Congress expects to be briefed Wednesday on the killing of Iran's top general, nearly a week after President Trump's ordered it. Kevin Carr reviews the new thriller “The Grudge”. Michael talks to expert Kiersten Todt about a potential cyber threat from Iran. And correspondent Karen Caifa checks in...

Duration:00:38:37

First Light - 01/06/20

1/6/2020
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On Monday’s First Light, the drone attack that killed an Iranian general threatens to bring more conflict to the greater Middle East, even as the president and his aides vow that will not happen. The families of service members prepare for deployments to the Middle East. Jim Roope reports on the Golden Globe Awards handed out last night. International Correspondent Nic Robertson is in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and checks in live with Michael to talk about the rising tension between the U.S. and...

Duration:00:38:27

First Light - 01/03/20

1/3/2020
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On Friday’s First Light, extensive coverage of the U.S. killing of Iran's top general in an airstrike at Baghdad's international airport.

Duration:00:37:48

First Light - 01/02/20

1/2/2020
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On Thursday’s First Light, Iraqi security forces have regained control of the area around the US Embassy in Baghdad after the compound was rocked by a second day of mass protests. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is asking parliament to grant him immunity from corruption charges, a step that is expected to delay his trial for months. Kevin Carr reviews the film “A Hidden Life”. Michael looks ahead to 2020 with the editor of The Economist Daniel Franklin.

Duration:00:38:27

First Light - 1/1/20

1/1/2020
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It's the first edition of "First Light" in the new decade. The roaring 20's are upon us. We check in with Steve Kastenbaum to see how New Years Eve in Times Square went. We'll also visit with correspondent Arwa Damon as she heads to Iraq to report on the ongoing situation happening at the US Embassy there.

Duration:00:38:06

First Light - 12/31/19

12/31/2019
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It's the final First Light of 2019. On today's show, we check in with Entertainment Critic Kevin Carr to talk best & worst of the year. Capitol Hill Correspondent Linda Kenyon reviews the year in Washington. And what to do with your old Christmas trees? Jamie Willis joins the show to offer a worthwhile idea.

Duration:00:38:04

First Light - 12/30/19

12/30/2019
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On Monday’s First Light, the U.S. carried out military strikes in Iraq and Syria targeting an Iranian-backed Iraqi militia blamed for a rocket attack that killed an American contractor. A man is being held on $5 million bail in a suburb north of New York City after being arrested for stabbing five people during a Hanukkah celebration. Kevin Carr reviews the new World War I film, “1917”. Correspondent Bob Costantini talks to Michael about what’s ahead in the new year for the White House.

Duration:00:38:27

First Light 122719

12/27/2019
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On Friday’s First Light, 2019 was a record year for the stock market. Winter weather plays havoc with holiday travel. Kevin Carr reviews the new film “Just Mercy”. Michael takes a look at scam charities and best cities for New Year’s Eve.

Duration:00:38:26

First Light - 12/26/19

12/26/2019
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On Thursday’s First Light, one Republican senator may be breaking ranks on impeachment. Boeing has been quietly asking flyers if they would be willing to fly on the company's troubled 737 MAX airliner. Kevin Carr reviews the latest Will Smith movie “Spies In Disguise”. And Michael talks to business correspondent Jessica Ettinger about the financial outlook for 2020.

Duration:00:38:28

First Light - 12/25/19

12/25/2019
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On Wednesday’s First Light, Christmas is celebrated around the world. In the U.S. many people volunteer on Christmas Day. Kevin Carr tells were to find Christmas movies today. And Michael talks to correspondent Oren Lieberman who is covering Christmas festivities in Bethlehem.

Duration:00:38:22

First Light 122419

12/24/2019
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On Tuesday’s First Light, Oren Lieberman reports from Bethlehem as Christmas festivities get under way. Bob Costantini tells us the next steps in the impeachment process remain unclear. Kevin Carr reviews the latest film version “Little Women”. And Joe Bonsall of the Grammy winning group The Oakridge Boys joins Michael to chat about the group’s latest Christmas album.

Duration:00:38:35