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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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Episodes

First Light 11/14/18

11/14/2018
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No end in sight for the disastrous California fires. Jim Roope reports the death toll has climbed to 48 and many more still missing. Florida is racing toward their recount deadline. Linda Kenyon reports Democrats, who are running behind, stand by the need to count every vote while Republicans claim Democrats are sore losers. Kevin Carr reviews the new film Boy Erased. And should we stop changing our clocks? First Light listeners weigh in on whether or not we should end Daylight Saving Time.

Duration:00:37:22

First Light 11/13/18

11/13/2018
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Fires continue to rage in California. Jim Roope reports there are concerns some residents have over a shortage of firefighters. And in Florida, the recount goes on. Ryan Nobles reports some Republicans including Governor Rick Scott and President Trump say without evidence there is a conspiracy to overturn the election. Legendary Marvel Comics innovator Stan Lee has died at age 95. Kevin Carr has an appreciation. Cars of the future. We ask First Light listeners how they feel about...

Duration:00:36:55

First Lighgt 11/12/18

11/12/2018
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Three raging wildfires are burning on both ends of California. Jim Roope reports more than 200 people are missing in one of the deadliest and destructive fires ever. President Trump is back home after a weekend in Paris commemorating the 100 anniversary of the end of World War I. Bob Costantini has a report. Kevin Carr reviews the new film The Girl in the Spider Web. Michael interviews Tara Copp, correspondent for the Military Times and callers tell us what needs to be done to help our...

Duration:00:37:57

First Light 11/09/18

11/9/2018
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Wildfires raging in California force mandatory evacuations. Reid Binion reports the “Camp Fire” was growing at rate of about 80 football fields per minute Thursday afternoon. Yet another mass shooting, Jim Roope reports investigators are working to figure out what caused a former Marine to murder 12 people at a California college bar. Kevin Carr reviews the new animated feature the Grinch. And does the Christmas season start too early? We ask listeners what they think about “Christmas...

Duration:00:37:15

First Light 11/08/18

11/8/2018
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The day after the midterm elections President Trump fires Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Karen Caifa reports on the fate of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The firing followed a contentious news conference, where as Bob Costantini tells us President butted heads with reporters. And we ask listeners to tell us which areas they think the new Congress might be able to find common ground on.

Duration:00:36:57

First Light 11/07/18

11/7/2018
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After two years of Republicans in complete control, President Trump is going to have to get used to a split on Capitol Hill. First Light’s correspondents take us inside the numbers and listeners offer their ideas on the results.

Duration:00:37:34

First Light - 11/06/18

11/6/2018
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Election Day has finally arrived. Linda Kenyon and Jim Roope take a look at some of the races that may make a difference this year. Kevin Carr talks about "election" movies that he loves. And First Light listeners make their election predictions.

Duration:00:36:31

First Light - 11/05/18

11/5/2018
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It’s election eve! Linda Kenyon reports early voting ahead of the midterm elections is surpassing numbers seen in previous years. Notorious drug kingpin El Chapo is on trial in Brooklyn New York. Steve Kastenbaum tells us unprecedented security surrounds the proceedings. Kevin Carr reviews Bohemian Rhapsody, the bio-pic of the band Queen. And callers check in to talk share their enthusiasm about the election.

Duration:00:36:05

First Light - 11/02/18

11/2/2018
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Mike Pence vs. Oprah? Linda Kenyon tells us the two of them spent the day campaigning for opposing candidates in the Georgia gubernatorial race. Don’t forget to change your clocks this weekend. Jim Roope explains there is a health benefit to “falling back”. Kevin Carr reviews a “new” Orson Welles movie. And how do couples with opposite political views live together? We ask First Light listeners.

Duration:00:36:02

First Light - 11/01/18

11/1/2018
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A federal grand jury has indicted the man accused in the deadly shooting at Pittsburgh synagogue. Steve Kastenbaum reports the accused attacker appears in court today as funerals for the 11 murdered continue. Less than a week to go before the mid-term elections. John Lorinc reports on the buzz and scramble towards Tuesday. Kevin Carr reviews the Disney feature The Nutcracker and the Four Realms. Callers check in on whether sending troops to the southern border is an effective way of...

Duration:00:36:50

First Light 10/31/18

10/31/2018
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President Trump says he’s considering an executive order to end birthright citizenship. Linda Kenyon reports many experts and leadership in his own party say the President doesn’t have the power to achieve that. Newly assigned soldiers have arrived at the southern border. Jim Roope tells us about the limited roll the U.S. military can play protecting our borders. Kevin Carr joins Michael to discuss his Halloween traditions and listeners check in with their own tales.

Duration:00:36:10

First Light 10/30/18

10/30/2018
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The Pentagon is sending troops to the southern border. Jim Rowbottom reports the Trump administration says they are being deployed to stop thousands of Central American migrants bound for the U.S. in several caravans. President Trump is heading to Pittsburgh today in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a synagogue Saturday. Jerry Bodlander reports the Jewish community there is divided on welcoming the President. Robert Workman wraps up Monday night football and a scoring record set in...

Duration:00:37:35

First Light - 10/29/18

10/29/2018
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It’s being called the deadliest attack against Jews in U.S. history. Sara Sidner reports Pittsburgh is trying to make sense of the killing 11 people in a synagogue Saturday morning. More migrants are attempting the trek to North America despite warnings from the Trump White House. John Lorinc reports a third caravan has apparently formed. Kevin Carr reviews the new film starring Steve Carell, Best Boy. And how hateful have we become? Callers express their feelings about the recent murders...

Duration:00:38:13

First Light 10/26/18

10/26/2018
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Investigators searched a Florida mail facility in hopes of finding clues that will lead them to who's responsible for a series of suspicious packages. Steve Kastenbaum has the latest details. President Donald Trump outlined a plan Thursday to revamp how Medicare pays for certain pricey drugs. Bob Costantini reports it comes as Republicans seek to bolster their standing with voters on health care in the days before the midterm elections. Kevin Carr reviews a new film directed by actor Jonah...

Duration:00:36:19

First Light - 10/25/18

10/25/2018
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Bombs sent to two former Presidents and other political figures are being called acts of terror. Brian Todd tells us a massive manhunt is underway for the perpetrator(s). Was this act spurred by the hot political atmosphere we are living in? Linda Kenyon tells there are calls from Capitol Hill for the rhetoric to be toned down. Kevin Carr reviews the new Melissa McCarthy film Can You Ever Forgive Me. And callers offer their opinions on the wave of bombs targeting political figures.

Duration:00:38:01

First Light - 10/24/18

10/24/2018
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And the winner is…..John Lorinc reports at least one winning mega millions ticket in South Carolina was confirmed. The Jackpot is one point six billion dollars. Another tax cut in the works? Linda Kenyon explains the possibilities of the middle class tax break President Trump is touting. Kevin Carr takes a look at the latest round of video now available for home viewing. Lonely? There’s an app for that. Jim Roope tells us about a new app that brings people together for friendship and First...

Duration:00:36:24

First Light 10/23/18

10/23/2018
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The Trump White House threatens to be a roadblock to the thousands of migrants heading to the U.S. border. John Lorinc reports roughly seven thousand Central Americans are in southern Mexico walking north to the U.S. Elon Musk’s high-speed underground transport system could soon be a reality. Jim Roope reports a test tunnel is being dug in Los Angeles and should be completed in early December. Kevin Carr reviews the Netflix series The Haunting of Hill House. And we take calls from...

Duration:00:34:00

First Light - 10/19/18

10/19/2018
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Facebook’s Portal device, a camera equipped smart display for video chatting at home, is collecting data on you. Jim Roope reports the company was less than forthcoming when it was introduced. Building a wall along the border is hitting some road blocks. Clayton Neville tells us about several lawsuits against federal government. High School students in Texas must take a class on how to behave when stopped by the police. First Light listeners offer their opinions.

Duration:00:36:30

First Light - 10/18/18

10/18/2018
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Heavy rain caused a central Texas river to rise to a record levels. Clayton Neville reports on the evacuations and extensive damage. Lawmakers continued to forcefully call for answers and retaliatory action over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Linda Kenyon reports on this rare bipartisan stance from Capitol Hill. Marijuana is now legal throughout Canada. First Light listeners call in with their feeling about this.

Duration:00:36:40

First Light - 10/17/2018

10/17/2018
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On today's show, we get the latest on the search for answers on the disappearance of a Saudi journalist. Clayton Neville checks in after the final debate in Texas' Senate race. Entertainment Critic Kevin Carr tells us what's new in home cinema, and in our call-in topic, we ask how you'd handle relations with Saudi Arabia.

Duration:00:38:19