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A native of Rockford, Lisa Dent began her radio career in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin in 1981. She has worked at stations in Minneapolis, San Diego, Seattle, and Houston. Dent returned to Chicago in 2002 and previously hosted at country music stations WUSN 99.5, US99, and Big 95.5. Lisa Dent was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2016.

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A native of Rockford, Lisa Dent began her radio career in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin in 1981. She has worked at stations in Minneapolis, San Diego, Seattle, and Houston. Dent returned to Chicago in 2002 and previously hosted at country music stations WUSN 99.5, US99, and Big 95.5. Lisa Dent was inducted into the Country Radio Hall of Fame in 2016.

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English


Episodes

Chicago-based company makes ‘Shark Tank’ debut this week

2/28/2024
Mella Pet Care COO/co-founder Ben Seidman, and chief of staff Daniella Morgan-Pascualvaca joins Lisa Dent to talk about how they are going to pitch their pain-free underarm thermometer for pets this Friday on Shark Tank. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:16

Digital driver’s licenses and IDs could be a reality in Illinois next year

2/28/2024
Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias, joins Lisa Dent to explain why he’s pushing for legislation that would allow residents to carry digital driver’s licenses and state IDs. If passed, digital licenses would be available for people to have available on their phones next year. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow […]

Duration:00:09:32

Tuesdays with Tom Skilling: Tom bids The Lisa Dent Show farewell

2/27/2024
WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling joins Lisa Dent to give this week’s weather forecast and discuss the significant temperature drop in the Chicagoland area in the next 24 hours. Finally, Tom bids The Lisa Dent Show farewell as he prepares for retirement tomorrow. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow […]

Duration:00:12:12

Karen Conti on legal stories across America

2/27/2024
Karen Conti, Partner at Conti & Dolan LLC, joins Lisa Dent to discuss the latest legal stories that trending across the country. This week, Karen discusses the story of Adams County Judge Robert Adrian who was removed from the bench by the Illinois Courts Commission for reversing a man’s rape conviction. Follow The Lisa Dent Show […]

Duration:00:09:16

Howard Tullman on the drawbacks of remote work

2/27/2024
Howard Tullman, general managing partner for G2T3V, LLC and for the Chicago High Tech Investors, LLC, joins Lisa Dent to talk about his latest article in INC Magazine that focuses on why remote and hybrid work will never be as productive as working on-site. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 […]

Duration:00:09:18

Do you suffer from ‘popcorn brain’?

2/26/2024
A Northwestern Medicine psychiatrist explains 'popcorn brain' and its affects.

Duration:00:09:49

Was Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling on IVF a violation of church-state separation?

2/26/2024
Mary Ziegler, a professor at University of California Davis School of Law, joins Lisa Dent to discuss the Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling on in vitro fertilization (IVF) and whether the ruling for the state to recognize frozen embryos as legal persons is a violation of church-state separation. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow […]

Duration:00:08:07

Analyzing SCOTUS arguments on social media moderation

2/26/2024
Scott Wilkens, senior counsel at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, joins Lisa Dent to talk about cases being heard before the United States Supreme Court, where Texas and Florida passed laws that block social media companies from banning users based on their political views even if users violate the platform’s policies. Follow […]

Duration:00:10:18

Attorney Burt Odelson on why Dolton Mayor Tiffany Henyard should be investigated

2/23/2024
Attorney Burt Odelson joins Lisa Dent to explain why the Dolton Board of Trustees approved a resolution calling for an investigation into Mayor Tiffany Henyard. Odelson is serving as legislative counsel for the Village of Dolton Board of Trustees. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:11:14

Foodie Friday: Experience Smoky Soul BBQ

2/23/2024
Daniel Hammond, BBQ caterer, chef, and owner of Smoky Soul BBQ joins Lisa Dent to talk about his humble beginnings, dedicating his life to the culinary arts, and the different entrees you can experience when you visit. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:36

How long is too long to leave your cat alone?

2/23/2024
Dr. Dana Varble, chief veterinary officer for the North American Veterinary Community, joins Lisa Dent to explain why it’s acceptable to leave your cat alone for long periods of time and how long is too long to leave them alone. Also, Dr. Varble answers all pet-related questions from WGN Radio listeners. Follow The Lisa Dent Show […]

Duration:00:16:30

Where does Chicago rank among cities with people in financial distress

2/23/2024
Ilyce Glink, financial journalist and CEO of Best Money Moves, joins Lisa Dent to talk about a report from WalletHub that ranked the cities with the most people in financial distress, what factors led to the rankings, and where Chicago sits on the list. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow […]

Duration:00:10:12

The reason why dining out is about to look different

2/23/2024
Corey Mintz, food reporter and author of The Next Supper: The End of Restaurants as We Knew Them, and What Comes After, joins Lisa Dent to explain why many restaurants are still struggling four year after the coronavirus pandemic and what some establishments are doing to solve the problem. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on […]

Duration:00:10:56

National Margarita Day: Making the perfect margarita

2/22/2024
Benjamin Benedict, lead bartender at Bodega Taqueria, joins Lisa Dent to give WGN Radio listeners tips on making that perfect margarita for National Margarita Day. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:08:37

Women’s Live Artist Studio at Navy Pier showcases local women artists

2/22/2024
Dana Todd Pope & Martha A. Wade, the co-founders of the Women’s Live Artist Studio, joins Lisa Dent to talk about their organization that can be seen at Navy Pier that features 30 local women artists. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:36

Rae Kaplan on President Biden’s latest round of student loan forgiveness

2/22/2024
Rae Kaplan, attorney at Kaplan Law, joins Lisa Dent to explain what the Biden administration’s latest moves to cancel another $1.2 billion in student debt for more than 150,000 borrowers and what it means for people who may qualify for forgiveness. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:07:44

What’s behind the rising insurance premiums in Illinois?

2/22/2024
Abe Scarr, the director of the Illinois Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), joins Lisa Dent to explain why there needs to be legislation to implement an insurance rate review process for homes and automobiles in the state as insurance premiums continue to skyrocket. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow […]

Duration:00:08:41

AT&T outage is resolved, but what caused the nationwide outage?

2/22/2024
Cybersecurity expert and co-founder of Sugarshot Scott Spiro joins Lisa Dent to talk about the nationwide AT&T network outage that left thousands of customers without service and what could be behind the disruption. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow @kpowell720 Follow @maryvandeveldeFollow @LaurenLapka

Duration:00:09:27

American Airlines passenger on duct-taping unruly man mid-flight

2/21/2024
Blaze Ward, one of the passengers on board American Airlines flight 1219, joins Lisa Dent to talk about how he and other passengers had to duct-tape an unruly man who tried to open the plane door mid-flight. Ward was one of the first passengers to wrestle the man down. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on […]

Duration:00:07:02

Peter Greenberg on why airlines will charge more for baggage fees

2/21/2024
Peter Greenberg, travel expert and host of Eye on Travel on WGN Radio, joins Lisa Dent to talk about American Airlines decision to raise their baggage fees, and why more airlines will follow suit. Peter also talks about why there’s an uptick in mid-air incidents during travel. Follow The Lisa Dent Show on Twitter:Follow @LisaDentSpeaksFollow @SteveBertrand Follow […]

Duration:00:08:28