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Overnight America with Jon Grayson

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Every weeknight Jon takes your calls on the issues of the day and visits with celebrity guests. Unlike the agenda-driven, overbearing and overtly political talk that pervades elsewhere, Overnight America provides an upbeat, fresh and intelligent take on the stories that matter most to you.

Every weeknight Jon takes your calls on the issues of the day and visits with celebrity guests. Unlike the agenda-driven, overbearing and overtly political talk that pervades elsewhere, Overnight America provides an upbeat, fresh and intelligent take on the stories that matter most to you.
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St. Louis, MO

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Every weeknight Jon takes your calls on the issues of the day and visits with celebrity guests. Unlike the agenda-driven, overbearing and overtly political talk that pervades elsewhere, Overnight America provides an upbeat, fresh and intelligent take on the stories that matter most to you.

Language:

English

Contact:

1-866-962-4566


Episodes

Charles Krauthammer, Metrolink, and Marijuana

6/22/2018
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Ryan shares the sad news that Charles Krauthammer, conservative commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner, dead at 68. After that, Ryan says that the Circuit Attorney’s office has failed yet again after a person who killed someone during a robbery on Metrolink got off with only 8 years in prison. Kevin end the hour discussing Canada legalizing recreational marijuana use.

Duration:00:38:19

Electronic Skin, Antwon Rose Jr, and Charles Manson

6/22/2018
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Each morning Ryan opens this hour with the best positive stories from around the globe. This morning Ryan shares a story about electronic skin that lets amputees feel pain through their prosthetics. Following that, Ryan goes LIVE to Pittsburgh where protestors have been blocking a highway for over 5 hours in response to the police shooting death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. Wrapping the hour, Ryan talks with Lis Wiehl about her book Hunting Charles Manson.

Duration:00:38:12

Immingration

6/22/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker takes your calls on immigration.

Duration:00:38:42

Immigration Policy

6/22/2018
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Ryan updates the latest on the Immigration executive order and President Trump's reversal, plus callers.

Duration:00:36:20

Helping Your Neighbor, Smoking Rates, Cardi B, Psychic Readings, and Opoids

6/21/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker kicks off the hour about how we all should be asking our neighbors if they need help working in their yards during the summer, even if you know they are going to say no. Next, Ryan talks about how the smoking rates are down for both adults and teens. Following, Ryan discusses about the St. Louis County Police in Afton releasing a video of one of Cardi B's music videos of her stealing lottery tickets. Also, a listener calls in to give an experience that she had after a...

Duration:00:38:36

Chris Pratt, Football to St. Louis, Advanced Technology, and Cannibalism

6/21/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker brings back actor Chris Pratt's speach during the MTV Awards about religion to start off the hour. Next, Ryan discusses the possibility of the XFL coming to St. Louis after AAF decided to not bring a football team to the Gateway City. Following, Ryan talks about advanced technology with IBM and if it is a good thing that technology is growing so quickly. Finally, Ryan talks about a cannibalism case that happened to a couple after eating dinner with some friends.

Duration:00:39:43

Children Acting Up in School, TV Shows, Governors' Cases, "Fake News", and Kids Calling 911

6/21/2018
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To kick off the hours, Host Ryan Wrecker discusses if parents should be held accountable completely if their children get introuble in the classroom. Next, Ryan talks about the "Price is Right" and the "Jerry Springer Show". Following, Ryan discusses about the dissaperances of governors' cases once they leave office. Also, Ryan talks about the different "Fake News" on different media sites. Finally, Ryan talks about the importance of teaching kids to use 911.

Duration:00:37:05

Immigration Update

6/21/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker gives an update about the new immigration laws that President Donald Trump passed, as well as taking listeners calls.

Duration:00:37:55

Chris Pratt, John Hamm, UN Council, and Immigration

6/20/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker talks about actor Chris Pratt's speach during the MTV Awards about his message to teens and college students. Following, Ryan talk's about Jon Hamm's apperance on Jimmy Kimmel Live and his discussion about St. Louis. Next, Ryan talks about the issues that are happening in other countries that are in terrible shape and the United States recent withdrawl. Finally, Ryan talks again about President Donald Trump's immigration policy.

Duration:00:40:29

Starbucks, Dr. Paul Nathanson, Bears, and UN Human Rights Council

6/20/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker kicks off the hour talking about tons of Starbucks locations closing in urban areas. Next, Ryan brings in Dr. Paul Nathanson to discuss topics abotu the hate on men. Following, Ryan talks about black bears poping up in areas that don't have common bear signtings. Then finally, Ryan talks about the legal debate if the Missouri governor can appoint someone to the second ranking executative position.

Duration:00:40:11

Real State, FBI, Jack Davis, and Donald Trump Elementary

6/20/2018
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To kick off the hour, host Ryan Wrecker discussed about city council members dicsussions abotu real state deals. Next, Ryan talks about information that has been leaked within the FBI. Follwing, Ryan talks with Jack Davis to talk about his new book "The Gulf". Finally, Ryan brings up the topic about an elementary school being named after President Donald Trump, just like past presidents.

Duration:00:38:48

Immigration Policy and Jon Hamm

6/20/2018
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To kick off tonights show, host Ryan Wrecker catches listeners up to date about what is happening with the current immigration policy at the border. Also, Ryan talks about Jon Hamm going on Jimmy Kimmel Live and talking about St. Louis and Ted Drews Frozen Custard.

Duration:00:28:20

Dog Fighting, Space Task Force, John Williams, and Video Games

6/19/2018
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At the top of the hour, host Ryan Wrecker discussed serious injures a dog suffered in what could have been dog fighting. Next, Ryan talked about President Donald Trump's recent comments about the Space Force and a new sixth branch of military. Following, Ryan listened to some of the best movie theme songs by John Williams. Then finally, Ryan discussed about video games and how addictive it is now compared to how it was years ago.

Duration:00:40:23

Border, Housing Cost, and Road Rage

6/19/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker continues the conversation about the border patrol and immigration. Follwing, Ryan talks about the increase costof homes in the St. Louis area. To round out the hour, Ryan discusses road rage and drivers getting aggravated about slow drivers driving in the left lane.

Duration:00:39:43

Southern Border Patrol & Family Separation

6/19/2018
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The Trump administration could be holding over 30,000 children at the southern border by August, officials say. Host Ryan Wrecker poses the question: When someone enters the border illegally, we should (Fill in the blank). Callers weigh in with their opinions.

Duration:00:38:13

MLB Attendance, Cardinals K's & Coldwater Creek

6/19/2018
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While overall attendance is down in the MLB, the Cardinals still rank in the top-3. However, one caller says even attendance at Busch will drop if we keep striking out 19 times a game! Host Ryan Wrecker also touches on the CDC report confirming Coldwater Creek residents have a higher cancer risk.

Duration:00:11:38

Inspector General Report, Pope Francis, and Missouri History Museum.

6/18/2018
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Ryan opens this hour discussing the Inspector General Report on whether the FBI allowed biases to cloud their investigations into Hillary’s emails and Trumps’ campaign. After that, Ryan shares his excitement with Pope Francis’ recent comments regarding abortion. Rounding out the hour, Ryan revisits his interview with KMOX’s Johnny Rabbit about his upcoming presentation at the Missouri History Museum.

Duration:00:40:59

Something Good, Bitcoins, and FIFA World Cup

6/18/2018
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Host Ryan Wrecker brings us an update on the fundraiser for the children of slain mother, Porsha Owens. Next, Ryan discusses Bitcoin mining and William Shatner. Following that Ryan applauds a new effort by Apple to protect your devices from Police interference. Rounding out the Ryan shares his shock that so many people are into the FIFA World Cup after fans of the Mexico team caused an artificial earthquake.

Duration:00:39:19

Illegal Immigrant Children, Democrats, and Johnny Rabbit

6/18/2018
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Ryan opens the hour discussing the push by Democrats to call the separation of children from illegal immigrants immoral and akin to concentration camps. Ryan takes your calls on the subject. After that, Ryan speaks with Johnny Rabbit about his upcoming presentation on St. Louis businesses & institutions in the 19 and 20 centuries. The presentation will be at the Missouri History Museum.

Duration:00:41:13

Stay-At-Home Dad’s, Stereotypes, and Schools

6/18/2018
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Tonight’s Cardinals Game ran a little long, but we won, so tonight’s show started late. Host Ryan Wrecker opens the show sharing his Father’s Day, before discussing the uptick in Stay-At-Home Dad’s. After that, Ryan discusses stereotypes in schools after several students in Clayton ask for help with the problem.

Duration:00:21:28