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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.

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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 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.

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Episodes

First Light - Thursday, December 9, 2021

12/9/2021
Start your day informed with the morning mix that is First Light. Today, we'll learn more about why crime rates are increasing around the country with Jim Roope in our Correspondent Close-Up. Aria Bendix, health and science reporter for Insider.com joins us to talk about the effectiveness the current COVID-19 vaccines have against the Omicron variant. Kevin Carr takes a look at the new biopic about Lucille Ball. And we'll share a story about a family from Afghanistan adjusting to life in the...

Duration:00:23:01

First Light - Wednesday, December 8, 2021

12/8/2021
The U.S. House has passed a bill to temporarily raise the debt ceiling, ensuring the United States will not default on its debt. Kathy Foster dives in on that story in our Correspondent Close-Up. Clayton Neville reports on the virtual meeting between President Biden and Russia President Vladimir Putin. Kevin Carr tells us what's new in "Second Chance Home Cinema". We'll go deeper into the talks between Biden and Putin with Associated Press White House correspondent Aamer Madhani. And we'll...

Duration:00:23:37

First Light - Tuesday, December 7, 2021

12/7/2021
December 7th. The day that will live in infamy. We'll spend some time talking about a project to identify the remains of those whose lives were lost that day at Pearl Harbor 80 years ago, as Navy Captain Robert McMahon of Navy Casualty joins us. Correspondent Clayton Neville files a report on the DOJ's lawsuit against Texas for their newly redrawn district maps. Correspondent Kathy Foster reports on the United States announcing a diplomatic boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing....

Duration:00:23:28

First Light - Monday, December 6, 2021

12/6/2021
Health officials were on the Sunday shows pleading for people to get vaccinated as the Omicron variant is confirmed as popping up all over the United States. Correspondent Clayton Neville recaps that for us. A Senator. A war hero. A former presidential candidate. Bob Dole passed away on Sunday at the age of 98. Correspondent John Stolnis takes a look at his life and his legacy. Kevin Carr tells us if "Silent Night" is the Christmas movie you might think it is. Associated Press media reporter...

Duration:00:24:08

First Light - Friday, December 3, 2021

12/3/2021
President Biden laid out his plans for managing the COVID-19 pandemic during the winter months. Correspondent Clayton Neville updates us on that. Major League Baseball owners have locked out their players. How long will the work stoppage last? Is the season in jeopardy? Correspondent John Stolnis reports, then we'll talk with sports business journalist and professor Alicia Jessop to get her take on the situation. And Congress has avoided yet another government shutdown. What do these...

Duration:00:22:19

First Light - Thursday, December 2, 2021

12/2/2021
The Supreme Court heard arguments that could eventually lead to the end of abortions in many states across the country. We'll recap that with correspondent Clayton Neville, and a conversation with Josh Gerstein of Politico. The state of California has the country's first confirmed case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19. Jim Roope reports on that for us. Kevin Carr reviews a movie available on Netflix called "The Power of the Dog". And Matthew Perrone of the Associated Press fills us in on...

Duration:00:23:53

First Light - Wednesday, December 1, 2021

12/1/2021
A 15-year-old boy is in custody after three students died and eight other people injured in a shooting Tuesday at a high school in Oxford, Michigan. We'll have the latest on that. We're a step closer to having a pill to treat COVID-19 patients. Correspondent Kathy Foster files a report on that for us. Kevin Carr tells us what's new in home cinema. Dave Vanderwerp from Car & Driver Magazine stops by to tell us about their latest "10 Best" awards. And Supreme Court reporter Mark Sherman of the...

Duration:00:20:48

First Light - Tuesday, November 30, 2021

11/30/2021
President Biden talked to the nation about the new Omicron variant of COVID-19. What is it? Do we need to worry about it? Correspondent Jim Roope reports on that for us. The President also spent time Monday addressing supply chain issues affecting our country as he welcomed CEOs from major retailers and grocery chains to the White House. Correspondent Clayton Neville recaps that for us. Kevin Carr tells us if 8-Bit Christmas on HBO Max is worth a quarter. Laura Reiley of the Washington Post...

Duration:00:23:37

First Light - Monday, November 29, 2021

11/29/2021
Today on First Light Michael speaks with Ted Rossman from Creditcard.com to talk about shoppers willing to go into debt for the holidays. We also chat with Washington Post reporter Dan Diamond about the newly identified Omicron COVID variant. This along with the latest in the news, sports, and entertainment! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:13

First Light - Friday, November 26, 2021

11/26/2021
Michael speaks with Mark Hamrick from Bankrate about the latest in the unemployment numbers. We are also joined by Jack Kleinhenz of the National Retail Federation to talk about the expected trends in holiday spending. Plus the latest in the news, sports, and entertainment all on First Light! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:06

First Light - Thursday, November 25, 2021

11/25/2021
Michael Speaks with Phyllis Kramer of the Butterball Turkey Talk Line about tips and tricks for cooking your Thanksgiving Turkey. Along with the latest in the news, sports, and entertainment on First Light! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:27:30

First Light - Wednesday, November 24, 2021

11/24/2021
Michael speaks with USA Today White House Reporter Michael Colins about President Biden authorizing the use of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. He also speaks with Washington Post Pop Culture Reporter Sonia Rao about the Grammy nominations. Plus the latest in news, sports, and entertainment all on First Light! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:55

First Light - Tuesday, November 23, 2021

11/23/2021
Today on First Light Michael speaks with Consumer Reports Aviation Advisor William McGee about stopping what they view as airline companies stealing from consumers. We also check in with Terik Daly of NASA about their mission to redirect the orbit of an asteroid. This along with the latest in the news, sports, and entertainment all on First Light. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:10

First Light - Monday, November 22, 2021

11/22/2021
First Light has the latest information on the tragic situation which occurred at a Christmas parade in Wisconsin. A car barrelled through the crowd killing at least five and injuring at least 40 others. We also check in with Andrew Gross of AAA about the best ways to avoid the Thanksgiving travel rush and Juliana Kaplan of Insider.com about an effort to reduce the cost of prescription medication. This and more on Monday's First Light. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:24

First Light - Friday, November 19, 2021

11/19/2021
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy successfully delayed a vote on President Biden's social infrastructure plan by speaking for multiple hours on the House floor Thursday night into Friday morning. We'll talk with Joseph Zeballos-Roig of Insider about the tactic, and how the bill will fare in the U.S. Senate. We'll also highlight an issue in coastal North Carolina - sand that is traditionally used to replenish the shoreline is now off limits, per federal law. U.S. Representative David...

Duration:00:38:41

First Light - Thursday, November 18, 2021

11/18/2021
Representative Paul Gosar of Arizona has been censured by the U.S. House of Representatives for a video he posted on social media. Correspondent Clayton Neville gives us details on that. Kevin Carr reviews the biopic "King Richard". Andrew Clevenger of Roll Call joins us to talk about the defense authorization act. And Brian Fraga of the National Catholic Reporter dishes on the document Catholic Bishops have come up with regarding pro-choice politicians and communion. See...

Duration:00:19:55

First Light - Wednesday, November 17, 2021

11/17/2021
With infrastructure signed, sealed, and delivered, President Biden turns his attention to his "Build Back Better" plan. Correspondents Clayton Neville and Kathy Foster recap the day in Washington as the President takes a victory lap for one while asking for action on the other. Kevin Carr tells us what's new in streaming with "Second Chance Home Cinema". How is inflation affecting our military? Marcus Weisgerber of DefenseOne.com joins us to talk about his latest reporting on the matter. And...

Duration:00:23:48

First Light - Monday, November 15, 2021

11/15/2021
New numbers suggest more Americans than ever are looking for new jobs. Mark Hamrick of BankRate.com joins us to dive into those numbers. John Stolnis previews the much anticipated signing of President Biden's infrastructure package (scheduled for Monday). Kevin Carr reviews Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's latest film, "Red Notice". We'll get information on ways farmers are struggling, thanks to the supply chain issues with Ana Swanson of the New York Times joining us. And have you heard about...

Duration:00:24:08

First Light - Friday, November 12, 2021

11/12/2021
We're on to the closing arguments in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. Clayton Neville has been following the case for us. He'll fill us all in. For the first time in 20 years, a sitting American President presided over Veteran's Day without any U.S. troops at war. John Stolnis will tell us how President Biden spent Veteran's Day. Kevin Carr takes a look at the new movie, "Belfast". Associated Press health reporter Carla Johnson will tell us which areas of the country are currently seeing a bit of...

Duration:00:23:01

First Light - Wednesday, November 10, 2021

11/10/2021
The prosecution in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial has rested, with the defense expected to rest this week as well. Where is this trial headed? Kathy Foster reports on that for us. Clayton Neville reports on the latest regarding the investigation into the deaths at the Astroworld Festival in Houston, TX. Kevin Carr tells us what's new in home cinema. CNBC's Jessica Ettinger explains why stock prices are expected to surge very soon. And Insider Washington correspondent Robin Bravender profiles GOP...

Duration:00:24:12