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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 - Friday, July 23, 2021

7/23/2021
Will the Delta variant of COVID-19 stall the rejuvenation of the US economy? Amara Omeokwe of the Wall Street Journal joins us to discuss. And we'll preview the Olympic Games with Kate Scott of NBC Sports, who'll be calling basketball for the Olympics on the NBC family of networks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:55

First Light - Thursday, July 22, 2021

7/22/2021
John Haltiwanger, Senior Political Reporter at Insider joins us to give us the latest on the status of the January 6th commission, and Editor in Chief of Car & Driver Magazine, Sharon Carty stops by to tell us about the electric car of the year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:32:42

First Light - Wednesday, July 21, 2021

7/21/2021
Former CIA operative Mike Baker tells us what's really behind these recent cyber attacks from China and Russia, and Buffalo News Washington Bureau Chief Jerry Zremski updates us on the status of the opening of the US-Canada border. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:47

First Light - Tuesday, July 20, 2021

7/20/2021
Steve Shepard of Politico joins us to diagnose why most of the 2020 election polls were so far off, and Simon Denyer of the Washington Post joins us from Tokyo to set the scene for the Olympics as they deal with a potential COVID problem. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:36

First Light - Monday, July 19, 2021

7/19/2021
Hayley Arceneaux from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital joins us to tell us about a mission to space she'll be a part of later this year, and Alex Gangitano of TheHill.com updates us on the state of negotiations on a bipartisan infrastructure package. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:40

First Light - Friday, July 16, 2021

7/16/2021
Michael speaks with the director of the University of Hawaii Sea Level Center Dr. Phil Thompson about a recent study he published which raised concerns over high tide flooding along the US coastlines and how it is projected to get worse in the coming years. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:57

First Light - Thursday, July 15, 2021

7/15/2021
Michael speaks with bankrate.com Chief Financial Analyst Greg McBride about the rising inflation rate in the United States. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:29:36

First Light - Wednesday, July 14, 2021

7/14/2021
Kevin Carr joins us on First Light to discuss the Emmy nominations and his thoughts on what shows to keep an eye on, and Texas Democratic State Representative Alex Dominguez comes on to give an update on the efforts of Democrat Texas state representatives in halting the passage of vote reform legislation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:45

First Light - Tuesday, July 13, 2021

7/13/2021
Lena Sun a National Reporter for The "Washington Post" joins us to talk about a new warning attached to the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine, and Republican Texas State Senator Bryan Hughes joins us to discuss Texas Democratic lawmakers fleeing the state in an attempt to prevent a vote on election reform legislation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:25

First Light - Monday, July 12, 2021

7/12/2021
Daniel Geiger joins us to talk about how investment and banking firms are making it harder for Americans to buy houses after the pandemic. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:15

First Light - Friday, July 9, 2021

7/9/2021
Jason Whitely, host of Inside Texas Politics on WFAA-TV in Dallas and the Y’all-itics political podcast joins us to talk about his state's special legislative session, and former U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel gives us his take on the United States pulling out of Afghanistan. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:32

First Light - Thursday, July 8, 2021

7/8/2021
We recap the year that was at the United States Supreme Court with Brent Kendall of the Wall Street Journal, and Erin Richards of USA Today joins us to talk about the emerging trend of celebrities starting schools. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:57

First Light - Wednesday, July 7, 2021

7/7/2021
Bryan Bender of Politico joins us to talk about what happens next in Afghanistan after U.S. troops have withdrawn, and Laura Kelly of TheHill.com jumps on to share reporting on pressure being felt by President Biden to ease international travel restrictions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:17

First Light - Tuesday, July 6, 2021

7/6/2021
Associated Press reporter Adriana Gomez Licon joins us to share the latest on the recovery efforts in Surfside, Florida, and AP Environment reporter Matthew Daly jumps on with us to talk about how some environmentalists are pressuring President Biden to include climate change prevention in his infrastructure deal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:58

First Light - Monday, July 5, 2021

7/6/2021
CNBC's Jessica Ettinger gives the outlook for the second half of the year on Wall Street, and game show hosting legend Bob Eubanks stops by and covers a number of topics, including who he thinks should take over as host of Jeopardy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:26

First Light - Friday, July 2, 2021

7/2/2021
Josh Gerstein of Politico joins us to talk about the Supreme Court's decision on the Arizona voting laws, and actress, singer, and former Miss America Vanessa Williams joins us to preview the Capitol 4th celebration. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:55

First Light - Thursday, July 1, 2021

7/1/2021
Kelly McLaughlin of Insider.com joins us to talk about the unexpected prison release of Bill Cosby, and Jan Hoffman of the New York Times drops by to tell us how some teens are getting the COVID-19 vaccine against their parents' wishes. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:44

First Light - Wednesday, June 30, 2021

6/30/2021
Terry Spencer of the Associated Press gives us the latest on the building collapse in Florida, and we talk with Robb Holloway, co-host of "The Wake Up Call" on News Radio KPNW in Eugene, Oregon about the northwest heatwave. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:33:06

First Light - Tuesday, June 29, 2021

6/29/2021
Howard Altman of the Military Times updates us on the US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, and Jonathan Cooper of the Associated Press tells us what comes next with Arizona's 2020 election audit. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:12

First Light - Monday, June 28, 2021

6/28/2021
Wendy Rhodes of USA Today joins us to give us the latest on the building collapse in Florida, and Mark Niesse, political reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution stops by to give us the lowdown on the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice to try to block Georgia's new voting laws. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:55