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Start your day right with First Light! Join host Michael Toscano 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 Michael Toscano 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.

Location:

Toledo, OH

Networks:

Westwood One

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Start your day right with First Light! Join host Michael Toscano 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.

Language:

English

Contact:

2020 M Street NW, Washington, DC 20036. 202-457-7990


Episodes

First Light - 05/29/20

5/29/2020
On Friday’s First Light, violent protests and looting in the Twin Cities over the death of George Floyd. President Trump's signs an executive order targeting Twitter. Kevin Carr reviews the film “High Note”. The House has passed an overwhelmingly bipartisan measure to modify a new "paycheck protection" program for businesses that have suffered COVID-related losses, correspondent Linda Kenyon breaks it down with Michael.

Duration:00:38:37

First Light - 05/28/20

5/28/2020
On Thursday’s First Light, deaths by COVID-19 is now more than 100 thousand. President Trump threatens to crack down on social media platforms. Kevin Carr reviews the new animated streaming series “Central Park” and talks to Michael about what the upcoming Fall TV season will look like under the pandemic.

Duration:00:38:36

First Light - 05/27/20

5/27/2020
On Wednesday’s First Light, four Minneapolis police officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday. Space X plans to send the first U.S. manned flight since 2011 to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral. States continue to reopen parts of their economy even as cases spike in some regions. Correspondent Clayton Neville checks in with Michael to talk about the scheduled historic space launch.

Duration:00:38:38

First Light - 05/26/20

5/26/2020
On Tuesday’s First Light, social distancing becomes a challenge over Memorial Day weekend. Meat processing plants continue to be hotbeds of coronavirus transmission. President Trump threatens to pull the GOP convention from North Carolina. And Michael looks at the future of movie theaters with Kevin Carr.

Duration:00:38:36

First Light - 05/25/20

5/25/2020
On Monday’s First Light, it’s Memorial Day and Michael spends most of the program in conversation with legendary war correspondent Joseph Galloway.

Duration:00:38:31

First Light - 05/22/20

5/22/2020
On Friday’s First Light, President Trump continues to draw attention by not wearing a mask. Authorities in Texas investigate a shooting at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. Kevin Carr loves Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet –Quarantine episode on Apple TV+. And Michael talks to author Fawn Zwickel about the memoir about her grandfather’s experiences during World War II.

Duration:00:38:36

First Light - 05/21/20

5/21/2020
On Thursday’s First Light, more encouraging news in the search for a coronavirus vaccine. President Trump threatens to withhold aid to two states over mail-in voting. Kevin Carr loves the new video on demand release “The Trip To Greece”. And a look at the best and worst states for veterans to retire in.

Duration:00:38:35

First Light - 05/20/20

5/20/2020
On Wednesday’s First Light, the politicization of a drug treatment. 50 states are at least partially open. Kevin Carr has home video recommendations. And country music artist Trace Adkins talks to Michael about honoring, fallen service members, troops and vets on the nationally televised Memorial Day concert this Sunday.

Duration:00:38:32

First Light - 05/19/20

5/19/2020
On Tuesday’s First Light, some positive news on the development coronavirus vaccine. President Trump’s surprising announcement. If you subscribe to Hulu, Kevin Carr has new show for you. National correspondent Karen Caifa checks in with Michael for a broad view of how the U.S. is managing the pandemic.

Duration:00:38:34

First Light 051820

5/18/2020
On Monday’s First Light, 48 states now have some degree of re-opening in progress. Experts are not optimistic for a quick recovery in the retail segment of the economy. Kevin Carr recommends the new sci-fi film “Proximity”. Clayton Neville checks in with an update on the slow return of professional sports. And Michael talks to Ted Rossman of Bankrate.com about how we are spending our money these days.

Duration:00:38:35

First Light - 05/15/20

5/15/2020
On Friday’s First Light, a federal government whistle-blower, who raised concerns about the nation’s preparedness and response to the coronavirus pandemic testifies before Congress. A report by The International Air Transport Association​ says that we may not see pre-coronavirus airline traffic until 2023​. Critic Kevin Carr gives the new release “Scoob!” two thumbs up. Correspondent Linda Kenyon checks in with Michael to discuss that whistle-blower testimony on the Hill Thursday.

Duration:00:38:02

First Light - 05/14/20

5/14/2020
On Thursday’s First Light, President Trump takes issue with Dr, Fauci’s statements on schools. The Wisconsin Supreme Court rules the state’s stay-at-home order is illegal. Kevin Carr loves the new version of the “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” on Netflix. Volunteers are risking their health in an effort to find the COVID-19 vaccine. And sports reporter John Stolnis talks to a baseball writer about the game’s “intangibles”.

Duration:00:38:34

First Light - 05/13/20

5/13/2020
On Wednesday’s First Light, the nation's top infectious disease expert warns a Senate committee about the consequences of reopening the country too soon amid the coronavirus. The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments involving efforts to obtain President Trump's personal tax and business records. Kevin Carr rounds up this week’s home video releases. Michael talks to business executive Eric Groves about the struggle of small businesses during the pandemic. And correspondent Jim Roope checks in...

Duration:00:38:36

First Light - 05/12/20

5/12/2020
On Tuesday’s First Light, as the Trump administration highlights efforts to ramp up access to coronavirus testing, the president is pushing for state economies to reopen and Americans to go back to work. The governors of California, Oregon, Washington state, Colorado and Nevada have sent a letter to Congress asking for a giant trillion-dollar infusion of cash. Kevin Carr has seen the new film “Capone”. And as America starts heading back to work, Michael talks it over with national...

Duration:00:38:43

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5/11/2020
On Monday’s First Light, the White House is taking new precautions as the Coronavirus has infected some staff members. More states plan partial re-openings this week despite spiking cases of COVID-19. Critic Kevin Carr likes a new adult cartoon “Solar Opposites”. Business correspondent Jessica Ettinger talks to Michael about the unprecedented unemployment numbers. And a cattle rancher explains to Michael why beef producers are struggling

Duration:00:38:35

First Light - 05/08/20

5/8/2020
On Friday’s First Light, one of President’s valets is been infected with COVID-19. The Justice Department has dropped the criminal case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Kevin Carr likes a re-make of the 80s classic film “Valley Girl”. And Michael chats with pop legend Mike Love of the Beach Boys.

Duration:00:38:36

First Light - 05/07/20

5/7/2020
On Thursday’s First Light, more states have reopening plans despite rising COVID-19 cases. President Trump retracts planS to disband the Coronavirus task force. Kevin Carr is kind of cool on the new movie “Arkansas”. Bob Costantini breaks down the changes in the Trump administration’s pandemic response. And where’s the beef? Michael talks to Lincoln Journal Star reporter Matt Olberding about the troubles facing meat processing industry and cattle ranchers.

Duration:00:38:35

First Light - 05/06/20

5/6/2020
On Wednesday’s First Light, the White House Coronavirus Task Force is disbanding. Small businesses are finding different ways to navigate the difficult straits caused by pandemic. Kevin Carr recommends video for home viewing. Correspondents Karen Caifa and Jim Roope join Michael to talk about the Trump administrations changing approach to managing the health crisis and the beef shortage.

Duration:00:38:33

First Light - 05/05/20

5/5/2020
On Tuesday’s First Light, as more states start the week with relaxed restrictions, the projected coronavirus death toll rises sharply. The Senate is back at work, but their agenda is being disputed. Kevin Carr recommends a new series streaming on Apple TV called “Trying”. And the Supreme Court made history Monday by hearing arguments telephonically, Michael talks to Mark Sherman who covered it for the Associated Press.

Duration:00:38:34

First Light - 05/04/20

5/4/2020
On Monday’s First Light, more states are moving towards reopening businesses as quarantine protests erupt around the country. Retailers are having to find new safe ways of welcoming customers to stores. Kevin Carr has a look at the new TV series from Ireland “Normal People”. Americans are losing their jobs as well as losing health insurance.: Michael talks to an expert about how to manage the transition. And with folks stuck at home, surprisingly people are spending a lot of money. Michael...

Duration:00:38:34