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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 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

First Light - 10/16/18

10/16/2018
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President Trump visits Florida after Hurricane Michael. Clayton Neville reports the President met with residents and got an up close look at devastation left behind by the storm. The White House says it is involved in the hunt for answers regarding the apparent death of a Saudi journalist. John Lorinc reports on the ongoing investigation. Kevin Carr reviews the new Amazon series The Romanoffs. And so long Sears. Listeners call in with memories of the once dominant chain store.

Duration:00:38:08

First Light - 10/15/18

10/15/2018
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Sears, the once dominant retail chain that changed how Americans shopped and lived, has filed for bankruptcy. Steve Kastenbaum reports the final straw was a $134 million debt payment due Monday that it could not afford. There's an international demand for answers regarding a missing Saudi columnist. Nic Roberts reports from Istanbul on the on going investigation. Kevin Carr reviews the new Jeff Bridges film, Bad Times At The Royale. A court case in Texas prompts us to ask listeners if...

Duration:00:35:40

First Light - 10/12/18

10/12/2018
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There is nothing left but to pick up the pieces left behind by Hurricane Michael. Natasha Chen reports on the historic storm and the extreme damage it caused. President Trump speechless? Bob Costantini reports Kanye West steals the show during his Oval Office visit. Kevin Carr reviews the new “dark comedy” The Oath. Michael talks to James Mustich, author of 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die and asks listeners, “What are you reading?” First Light listeners call in and talk about what books...

Duration:00:36:44

FL POD 101118

10/11/2018
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Hurricane Michael hammers Florida. Correspondent Natasha Chen details the historic storm. A mysterious illness is being reported. John Lorinc tells us about a rare “polio like” disease that’s been diagnosed is several states. Kevin Carr reviews the new Neil Armstrong bio-pic, First Man. And First Light listeners call in with opinions on whether Columbus Day should be changed to Indigenous Peoples Day.

Duration:00:38:24

First Light - 10/10/18

10/10/2018
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Hurricane Michael is on a collision course with the Florida panhandle. George Howell reports from Destin most residents have evacuated and authorities are expecting the worse out of what is already an historic storm for this region. In New York the mayor has signed a bill that adds a third gender category on birth certificates issued in the city. Steve Kastenbaum reports in addition to “M” for male and “F” for female, there is the option of “X” for a non-binary identity category. In Utah,...

Duration:00:36:28

First Light - 10/09/18

10/9/2018
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State of emergencies declared in Florida and Alabama as Hurricane Michael strengthens as it churns toward the U.S. Gulf coast. Reid Binion reports it is expected to hit land as a life threatening storm. Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh takes his seat on the bench for the first time Tuesday morning. Bob Costantini reports on his White House swearing in ceremony. Cult favorite Doctor Who returns to TV. This time, Kevin Carr tells us, the doctor is a woman. A Texas family is in court...

Duration:00:38:00

FL POD 100818

10/8/2018
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What was supposed to be a day of birthday fun, turned into a nightmare for many in upstate New York. Steve Kastenbaum reports 20 people were killed when a limo carrying friends to a 30 birthday party crashed. A random murderer is on the loose in Chicago. Reid Binion reports on the search for person responsible for gunning down two people in a typically quiet neighbor hood. Kevin Carr takes a look at shows premiering this month on TV, including The Conners, which is Roseanne without...

Duration:00:38:00

First Light - 1/02/18

10/5/2018
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More plot twists in the Brett Kavanaugh nomination. Linda Kenyon reports a former Yale classmate says the Supreme Court nominee was a heavy drinker in college. Cardi B surrenders to NYPD. Steve Kastenbaum reports the superstar rapper is being charged with wreckless endangerment and assault for throwing bottles and chairs in a New York strip club. Kevin Carr checks in on the return of Murphy Brown to TV. And a robot brothel? Clayton Neville reports a Canadian company wants to open the...

Duration:00:37:03

First Light - 10/05/18

10/5/2018
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The contentious process of nominating Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is coming to an end. Linda Kenyon reports several votes are in play that could decide whether Kavanaugh gets confirmed. The Justice Department announced criminal charges against seven Russian intelligence officers. Steve Kastenbaum reports they are accused of hacking, wire fraud, identity theft and money laundering as part of an effort to distract from Russia's state-sponsored doping program for athletes. Kevin Carr...

Duration:00:38:13

First Light - 09/04/18

10/5/2018
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Senators who will decide the fate of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will start reading the report from the F.B.I.’s investigation of him Thursday morning. Phil Matting reports a procedural vote on the nomination is scheduled for Friday. Entertainment critic Kevin Carr reviews A Star Is Born, directed by Bradley Cooper and starring Cooper and Lady Ga Ga. California passed a law this week mandating publicly traded companies will need at least one woman on the board of directors by the...

Duration:00:36:38

First Light - 10/03/18

10/3/2018
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President Trump attack’s Christine Blasey Ford at a campaign rally. In the past few weeks, he was cautious when talking about the woman who is accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. But Tuesday night the gloves came off. Monday marked one year since the Las Vegas massacre, when 58 people were killed after a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers. Now, Clayton Neville reports we are moving closer to banning “bump stocks”, a device the killer used. Amazon...

Duration:00:36:33

First Light - 10/02/18

10/2/2018
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More plot twists in the Brett Kavanaugh nomination. Linda Kenyon reports a former Yale classmate says the Supreme Court nominee was a heavy drinker in college. Cardi B surrenders to NYPD. Steve Kastenbaum reports the superstar rapper is being charged with wreckless endangerment and assault for throwing bottles and chairs in a New York strip club. Kevin Carr checks in on the return of Murphy Brown to TV. And a robot brothel? Clayton Neville reports a Canadian company wants to open the...

Duration:00:37:03

First Light - 10/01/18

10/1/2018
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On today's show, we talk to former FBI agent James Gagliano about what the Brett Kavanaugh FBI investigation will look like. Steve Kastenbaum tells us how Elon Musk will proceed after being punished by the SEC, and Entertainment Critic Kevin Carr takes a look at the new movie, "Night School."

Duration:00:38:02

First Light - 9/28/18

9/28/2018
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A remarkable day on Capitol Hill--as the Senate Judiciary Committee reconvened hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh with just two participants, the nominee and a woman who accused him of sexual assault back in high school. Linda Kenyon reports on the contentious hearing that grabbed the attention of most of the country. Down the street at the White House Jerry Bodlander reports President Trump was satisfied with the way his nominee handled himself. The Hearing! First Light...

Duration:00:37:11

First Light 9/27/18

9/27/2018
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Today is the day Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces his accuser Christine Blasey Ford. Omar Jimenez has the details surrounding the potentially explosive Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. A near collision at San Francisco’s airport was closer than reported at the time. Jim Roope tells us what happened and what’s being done about it. Today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing is the topic of our call in segment.

Duration:00:38:27

First Light - 9/26/18

9/26/2018
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America’s Dad is sentenced to up to 10 years in jail. Bob Costantini reports Bill Cosby now has a new label , sexually violent predator. In less than two days, the entire country will be focused on a critical hearing on Capitol Hill, where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s fate will likely be decided. Linda Kenyon reports the nominee and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford will both testify. Tuesday was National Voter Registration Day. First Light listeners call in with their feelings...

Duration:00:36:51