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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 - 08/20/18

8/20/2018
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The Catholic church held its first Sunday masses since the grand jury report detailing more than one thousand cases of child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania. Andrew Spencer reports from one church in Pittsburgh. Truth isn’t truth? Bob Costantini gives us the latest on President Trump and his push back against Robert Mueller’s investigation. Last week, the governor of New York said America was never great. He later walked the comment back. But, despite that, First Light listeners call in and...

Duration:00:36:53

First Light - 8/17/18

8/17/2018
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A Colorado man faces three counts of murder after his pregnant wife and two young daughters disappeared on Monday. Jim Roope reports earlier this week Chris Watts pleaded in front of cameras for their return. The government isn't raining on President Trump's military parade, but John Lorinc reports the event scheduled for Veteran's Day has been postponed.

Duration:00:17:02

First Light - 08/16/18

8/16/2018
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In the CLOSE UP: President Trump revokes the security clearance of one of his biggest critics, former CIA Director John Brennan. The financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort is now in the hands of the jury. In our call-in segment: Listeners offer their opinions on the bombshell report from Pennsylvania on child abuse by Catholic priests.

Duration:00:37:20

First Light - 8/15/18

8/15/2018
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The war of words continues between President Trump and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman. Jeff Zeleny has the latest. An explosive report has been released alleging a coverup of child sex abuse by Catholic priests. Steve Kastenbaum has more on the report that goes back 70 years and may have involved 1000 children. First Light callers offer their opinions Florida’s controversial “stand your ground” law.

Duration:00:36:47

First Light - 08/14/18

8/14/2018
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A former aid to the President is out with a “tell all” book. Bob Costantini reports on White House reaction. Can we prevent this plague of wildfires? Jim Roope reporters forresters in California have their work cut for them. Recording private conversations in the White House? First Light listeners have some things to say about it.

Duration:00:36:19

First Light - 08/13/18

8/13/2018
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One year after the far right rally in Charlottesville, VA, a white nationalist rally in Washington DC fizzles. Bob Costantini reports the counter-protestors from the left outnumber those from the right. Former Trump aid, Omarosa Manigault-Newman is making headlines with a new book. Steve Kastenbaum reports she has revealing recordings of conversations in the White House. Would you let your kid play football? First Light chime in.

Duration:00:37:03

First Light - 08/10/18

8/10/2018
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Wildfires rage in all over the Western United States. Jim Roope reports California is fighting the biggest fire in the state’s history and official anticipate this to be the new normal. The Space Force! Barbara Starr reports on the official announcement to create a new branch of the military. Where would you like to retire? First Light callers offer their opinions.

Duration:00:36:30

First Light - 08/09/18

8/9/2018
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Congressman Chris Collins has been arrested. Samantha Liebman reports the New York Republican faces charges connected to insider trading. Fires continue to burn in California . Kristen Holmes reports the cause of one fire was arson and a suspect is in custody. Should President Trump be able to shut down news organizations for "bad behavior"? A new poll says 43% of Republicans think he should. First Light listeners weigh in.

Duration:00:39:14

First Light - 08/08/18

8/8/2018
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No break for firefighters trying to get a handle on the largest wildfire in California history. Andy Rose reports the governor is requesting a major disaster declaration from President Trump. The first set of unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran went into effect last night. Jerry Bodlander reports these sanctions will impact Iran’s ability to buy or acquire U.S. dollar banknotes. Big tech made a show on Sunday night and Monday of moving against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his...

Duration:00:37:59

First Light 08/07/18

8/7/2018
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Fires continue to rage. Dave Albert reports firefighters in California are battling the biggest blaze in the state's history. The Great White Way comes the White House. Jerry Bodlander reports Broadway performers stage a protest across the street from the White House. The NRA is suing the city of Seattle Washington over a new gun law. First Light callers offer their opinions.

Duration:00:36:21

First Light - 08/06/18

8/6/2018
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On today's First Light, Dave Alpert gives us the latest on the deadly California wildfires, Jerry Bodlander explores election security, and in our call-in segment, we take a look at the now-infamous Trump Tower meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and Russians who allegedly had dirt on Hillary Clinton. Is accepting information about political opponents from foreign entities crossing a line?

Duration:00:38:13

First Light - 08/03/18

8/3/2018
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On this Friday, Bob Costantini updates us on the Trump Administration's attack on the Mueller investigation and the news media. Entertainment Critic Kevin Carr reviews "Christopher Robin". And in our call-in segment, in light of recent findings in the Paul Manafort trial involving a $15,000 Ostrich jacket, we ask you what ridiciulous things you've spent your money on.

Duration:00:37:28

First Light - 08/02/18

8/2/2018
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On today's First Light, President Trump said Attorney General Jeff Sessions "should" end Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Bob Costantini has the story. Entertainment critic Kevin Carr reviews "The Spy Who Dumped Me", and in our call-in segment, we put you in the role of Robert Mueller. What do you ask President Trump?

Duration:00:38:15

First Light - 08/01/18

8/1/2018
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Today, we tackle the issue of 3D printed guns in the later part of the show. First, we get an update on the wildfires in California. Bob Costantini has the latest from the site of the Paul Manafort trial. And Entertainment Critic Kevin Carr tells us what's new for home cinema.

Duration:00:37:18

First Light - 07/31/18

7/31/2018
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On today's show, we again get the latest from Jim Roope on the California wildfires. Bob Costantini explores President Trump's threat to shut down the government unless he gets his border wall. Entertainment critic Kevin Carr takes a look at the "Move Pass" program that's fallen on hard finanical times. And in our call-in segment, we talk about the TSA's "Silent Skies" program and airport security in general.

Duration:00:37:43

First Light - 07/30/18

7/30/2018
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Michael Toscano fills in for the vacationing Evan Haning. On today's show, Bob Costantini takes a look at a busy Twitter weekend for President Trump as he threatens a government shutdown over the border wall. Jim Roope checks in with the latest on several deadly wildfires ongoing in the western part of the country. And in our call-in segment, we talk midterm elections. Which issues are important to you? Will Democrats retake Congress?

Duration:00:38:10

First Light - 07/26/18

7/26/2018
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President Trump and the European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker met at the White House Wednesday. Omar Jimenez reports progress was made towards ending any trade war. Today is the deadline for the government to reunify immigrant families who were separated at the U.S. border. Jim Roope reports on a judge’s order and the chances of compliance. How do we keep kids in school safe? First Light listeners offer a myriad of solutions.

Duration:00:35:43

First Light 07/25/18

7/25/2018
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The Trump administration is offering up to $12 billion in aid to farmers hurt by tariffs. Bob Costantini reports members of his own party representing famers think it’s a bad idea. Ivanka Trump is shutting down her fashion company. Steve Kastenbaum reports the President’s daughter made to the decision so she could focus more on her work as a White House adviser. Should there be oil drilling in the unspoiled Alaska wilderness? First Light listeners have some opinions.

Duration:00:37:03

First Light - 07/24/18

7/24/2018
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President Trump is looking into revoking security clearances. Bob Costantini reports it all boils down to politics and the Russia investigation. The sunken Missouri duck boat was brought to the surface Monday. Clayton Neville reports the NTSB has taken over the investigation. The New York Daily News has cut its’ editorial staff in half. The future newspapers is shaky at best. First Light callers give us a status update on their hometown papers.

Duration:00:37:02

First Light - 07/23/18

7/23/2018
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President Trump is warning Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that he will face dire consequences for threatening the United States. Nick Paton Walsh reports Trump tweeted early Monday about the dangers to Iran of making hostile threats. Family, friends and survivors mourn the loss of 17 people who died in a Missouri duck boat accident. Clayton Neville reports on the investigation into what went wrong. The NFL policy on protests during the national anthem is up for debate again. First...

Duration:00:35:19