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Northwestern Medicine’s Dr. Robert Murphy on the possible connection between blood clots and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

April 13, 2021 18:41

Dr. Robert Murphy, professor of infectious diseases and the executive director of the Institute for Global Health at Northwestern Medicine, joins John Williams to describe the demographic of the six people who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and suffered blood clots.

Northwestern Medicine Dr. Robert Murphy on blood clots caused by the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

April 13, 2021 18:41

Dr. Robert Murphy, professor of infectious diseases and the executive director of the Institute for Global Health at Northwestern Medicine, joins John Williams to describe the demographic of the six people who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and suffered blood clots.

NewsNation’s Banfield: “Will this officer somehow be able to convice the jury that…George Floyd could come roaring back”

April 13, 2021 18:20

“Banfield” Host Ashleigh Banfield joins John Williams to describe how the defense is presenting George Floyd’s character, using video of a previous arrest. Ashleigh shares what she believes to be the main challenge facing the defense at the moment.

NewsNation’s Ashleigh Banfield: ‘Will this officer somehow be able to convince the jury that…George Floyd could come roaring back’

April 13, 2021 18:20

“Banfield” host Ashleigh Banfield joins John Williams to describe how the defense is presenting George Floyd’s character, using video of a previous arrest. Ashleigh shares what she believes to be the main challenge facing the defense at the moment.

John Williams brings you a round of Speed Jokes, Part CCVI, 4.13.2021

April 13, 2021 18:01

John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes. Keep sending yours to [email protected]!

WCCO Radio Minneapolis: The prosecution has been trying to humanize George Floyd, while the defense strategy involves attacking his lifestyle

April 13, 2021 17:52

WCCO Radio Minneapolis Reporter Susie Jones joins John Williams briefly to catch him up on four main points from the Derek Chauvin trial, for the murder of George Floyd.

Derek Chauvin trial reporter: The prosecution has been trying to humanize George Floyd, while the defense strategy involves attacking his lifestyle

April 13, 2021 17:52

WCCO Radio Minneapolis reporter Susie Jones joins John Williams briefly to catch him up on four main points from the Derek Chauvin trial for the murder of George Floyd.

Brown Sugar Bakery owner Stephanie Hart on her booming business since VP Harris visit and blowback that accompanied it

April 12, 2021 18:57

Brown Sugar Bakery owner Stephanie Hart joins John Williams to talk about her incredible German chocolate and caramel cakes, which are in high demand since Vice President Kamala Harris visited last week. But the VP’s visit was joined by online trolls, who challenged her on her stop for cake in the midst of the immigration […]

Chicago Tribune reporter Megan Crepeau: Prosecutors argue that without 21-year-old Ruben Roman, 13-year-old Adam Toledo would still be alive

April 12, 2021 18:47

Chicago Tribune Reporter Megan Crepeau joins John Williams to explain the charges against the 21-year-old man who was with 13-year-old Adam Toledo the night he was shot and killed by police.

Attorney Rich Lenkov on the choice of witnesses by the prosecution in the case of Derek Chauvin

April 12, 2021 18:29

Attorney Rich Lenkov, partner at Bryce Downey & Lenkov and co-host of “Legal Face-Off”, joins John Williams to weigh in on the use of the county medical examiner by the prosecutors in the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin. That’s after the witness countered the prosecution’s case. Susie Jones of WCCO Radio joined John just […]

Derek Chauvin trial court reporter: The prosecution questioned the county medical examiner who ‘put a wrench in it’

April 12, 2021 18:21

WCCO Radio Minneapolis reporter Susie Jones joins John Williams to talk about a key moment in Friday’s proceedings in the trial Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd. That moment was when the county medical examiner described what he saw, countering the prosecution.

John Williams brings you a round of Speed Jokes, Part CCV, 4.12.2021

April 12, 2021 18:11

John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes. Keep sending yours to [email protected] for a chance to win a Speed Jokes mug!

Marbula 1 Racing play-by-play announcer Greg Woods one year later

April 09, 2021 19:54

To distract from the pandemic and the new absence of sporting events last year, John Williams invited the commentator of a sport he had newly discovered: marble racing. Its play-by-play is done by Greg Woods, who also leads Iowa’s Alzheimer’s program. Greg joins John Williams to share how far his marble racing videos have come […]

‘Ask Amy’ Dickinson on her weight loss method

April 09, 2021 19:46

Amy Dickinson of syndicated advice column “Ask Amy” joins John Williams to talk about her online newsletter in which she shares how she has been able to keep weight off after losing it.

NewsNation’s Ashleigh Banfield: The fentanyl and meth pills with George Floyd’s saliva were not found until months after the fact

April 09, 2021 19:37

NewsNation “Banfield” host Ashleigh Banfield joins John Williams to talk about the “whiplash” piece of evidence that hit jurors this week in the Derek Chauvin case. She shares why she doesn’t think that piece of evidence will help the defense.

John Williams brings you the best-of Speed Jokes, 4.9.2021

April 09, 2021 19:28

John Williams brings you the best-of Speed Jokes. Keep sending yours to [email protected]!

Sam Panayotovich: Big bets and baseball

April 08, 2021 20:25

New England Sports Network betting analyst Sam Panayotovich joins John Williams to share the big bet of the week, his predictions for the baseball season, and more!

Minooka Mayor-elect (and dad of actor Nick Offerman) Ric Offerman

April 08, 2021 20:21

Minooka Mayor-elect Ric Offerman joins John Williams to explain what he’s been up to since his time as a teacher in Channahon. And he describes his four kids, one of whom is Nick Offerman, known for his role on “Parks and Recreation” and “Making It”.

Attorney Rich Lenkov on Derek Chauvin defense: “We all saw in the insurrection in Washington what an ‘unruly crowd’ looks like”

April 08, 2021 20:15

Attorney Rich Lenkov of Bryce Downey & Lenkov and “Legal Face-Off” joins John Williams to respond to Susie Jones’ reporting from the courtroom where Derek Chauvin is being tried in the murder of George Floyd. He explains why the arguments that an unruly crowd and drugs in George Floyd’s system don’t hold ground.

Attorney Rich Lenkov on Derek Chauvin defense: ‘We all saw in the insurrection in Washington what an “unruly crowd” looks like’

April 08, 2021 20:15

Attorney Rich Lenkov of Bryce Downey & Lenkov and “Legal Face-Off” joins John Williams to respond to Susie Jones’ reporting from the courtroom where Derek Chauvin is being tried in the murder of George Floyd. He explains why the arguments about an unruly crowd and drugs in George Floyd’s system don’t hold ground.

WCCO Radio Minneapolis: The Chauvin defense blames unruly crowd

April 08, 2021 18:30

WCCO Radio Minneapolis Reporter Susie Jones joins John Williams to recap Wednesday’s hearing of Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd. She breaks down two main points explored by both the defense and the prosecution: the unruly crowd and the deciphering of something George said to police while pinned down.

Courtroom reporter: The Chauvin defense blames unruly crowd

April 08, 2021 18:30

WCCO Radio Minneapolis reporter Susie Jones joins John Williams to recap Wednesday’s proceedings in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd. She breaks down two main points explored by both the defense and the prosecution: the unruly crowd and the deciphering of something George said to police while pinned down.

John Williams brings you a round of Speed Jokes, Part CCIV, 4.8.2021

April 08, 2021 18:08

John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes. Keep sending yours to [email protected]

Washington Post Senior Political Reporter Aaron Blake explains differences between Georgia’s new voting law and Colorado’s

April 07, 2021 20:02

Washington Post Senior Political Reporter Aaron Blake joins John Williams to explain why Major League Baseball would feel compelled to pull its All-Star Game from the state of Georgia, to take it to Colorado instead. That is, Georgia conservative leaders want to know what makes Colorado’s voting law so different from their state’s.

Washington Post senior political reporter Aaron Blake explains differences between Georgia’s new voting law and Colorado’s

April 07, 2021 20:02

Washington Post senior political reporter Aaron Blake joins John Williams to explain why Major League Baseball would feel compelled to pull its All-Star Game from the state of Georgia, to take it to Colorado instead. That is, Georgia conservative leaders want to know what makes Colorado’s voting law so different from their state’s.

Laurie LeBreton hopes the park district will spare her memorial tree in its construction of a putting green

April 07, 2021 19:12

Laurie LeBreton and Shigeyo Henriquez paid $500 to the Chicago Park District to plant trees in memory of their late loved ones, Paul and Scott. That was part of what the park district called the Green Deed program. But now the city wants to make room for a putting green, and chop down the trees […]

Laurie LeBreton hopes the Park District will spare her memorial tree in its construction of a putting green

April 07, 2021 19:12

Laurie LeBreton and Shigeyo Henriquez paid $500 to the Chicago Park District to plant trees in memory of their late loved ones, Paul and Scott. That was part of what the Park District called the Green Deed program. But now the city wants to make room for a putting green, and chop down the trees […]

Allstate Insurance Agent Jaime Morales on the next steps following winter weather leakages and more

April 07, 2021 19:00

Allstate Insurance Agent Jaime Morales joins John Williams to talk about the aftermath of winter weather, spring rain, and what to do to remedy the damage.

Kelly Cruises Rhine River Cruise Oct 2021

April 07, 2021 18:55

Kelly Cruises owner Sue Kelly joins John Williams to talk about the fabulous upcoming cruise John will take with listeners that tours the Rhine River October 7-14. *Note: Should AmaWaterways have to cancel this trip, your cruisefare will be 100% refundable. 

Kelly Cruises Rhine River Cruise Oct ’21

April 07, 2021 18:55

Kelly Cruises owner Sue Kelly joins John Williams to talk about the fabulous upcoming cruise John will take with listeners that tours the Rhine River October 7-14. *Note: Should AmaWaterways have to cancel this trip, your cruisefare will be 100% refundable. 

NewsNation’s Ashleigh Banfield on the possible wrinkle in the prosecution of Derek Chauvin

April 07, 2021 18:48

“Banfield” host Ashleigh Banfield joins John Williams to share what a forensic analyst told her on the show Tuesday night, that could support the defense of Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd.

John Williams brings you a round of Speed Jokes, Part CCIII, 4.7.2021

April 07, 2021 18:26

John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes. Keep sending your jokes to [email protected]!

The BIGGEST mistake you can make as a first-time home buyer is…

April 07, 2021 14:45

John Williams is joined by Realtor Nick Libert with Exit Strategy Realty to discuss what the biggest mistakes a first time home buyers are and why it’s important to physically step foot in the home before making a purchase. Nick also explains that it’s a busy market right now and how now is a good […]

The BIGGEST mistake you can make as a first time home buyer is…

April 07, 2021 14:45

John Williams is joined by Realtor Nick Libert with Exit Strategy Realty to discuss what the biggest mistakes a first time home buyers are and why it’s important to physically step foot in the home before making a purchase. Nick also explains that it’s a busy market right now and how now is a good […]

Representative for the Chicago Tribune Guild Greg Pratt | ‘I think this is the biggest non-coronavirus story happening right now in Chicago’

April 07, 2021 14:35

City Hall reporter for the Chicago Tribune and Representative for the Chicago Tribune Guild Greg Pratt joins John Williams on the show to gives us an update on what the latest is with Tribune ownership.

Representative for the Chicago Tribune Guild (Union) Greg Pratt | ‘I think this is the biggest non-coronavirus story happening right now in Chicago’

April 07, 2021 14:35

City Hall Reporter for the Chicago Tribune and Representative for the Chicago Tribune Guild Greg Pratt joins John Williams on the show to gives us an update on what the latest is with Tribune ownership.

MLB’s All-Star Game finds a new home in protest to Georgia’s new election law

April 07, 2021 14:24

John Williams is joined by political reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution Greg Bluestein. Greg gives us the 411 on what is going on over in Georgia, particularly with Coca-Cola and the MLB All-Star Game, since Georgia’s election law passed last week.

John Williams brings you a round of Speed Jokes, 4.6.2021

April 06, 2021 18:55

John Williams brings you a round of Speed Jokes. Keep sending yours to [email protected]!

Steve Dale: Major the Dog could be tense due to new, huge environment

April 06, 2021 18:38

Pet behavior consultant Steve Dale joins John Williams to respond to a theory on why President Biden’s dog, Major, has bitten visitors to the White House.

Rep. Mike Zalewski (23rd) on why you’ll have to go to a casino to bet on sports now

April 06, 2021 18:29

Rep. Mike Zalewski joins John Williams to share his take on the elimination of smartphone registrations to bet on your favorite games.

Attorney Rich Lenkov: ‘I don’t know how else you can get a stronger testimony’ than in Monday’s Derek Chauvin case

April 06, 2021 18:15

Attorney Rich Lenkov of Bryce Downey & Lenkov and “Legal Face-Off” joins John Williams to share his major takeaways from the Derek Chauvin trial proceedings this week. And, he gives his expert opinion on the charges against Deshaun Watson and the president’s tense dog.

Reporter in courtroom: ‘[Derek Chauvin] basically made up that hold’ as a form of restraint

April 06, 2021 18:06

WCCO Radio Minneapolis reporter Susie Jones joins John Williams to share important details of Monday’s proceedings in the murder case of George Floyd, for which Derek Chauvin is being charged. At this time, jurors are learning about the form of restraint used by the officer and whether or not it was appropriate.

CNET: $1000 smartphones and whether or not you should cover them

April 06, 2021 17:59

CNET Editor-at-Large Ian Sherr joins John Williams to explain why some smartphones are so expensive, and when you should or shouldn’t invest in your phone’s insurance.

John Williams brings you a round of Speed Jokes, Part CCII, 4.5.2021

April 05, 2021 21:20

John Williams brings you another round of Speed Jokes. Keep sending yours to [email protected] for a chance to win a Speed Jokes Coffee Mug!

University of Michigan basketball manager Jason Lansing is selling game-worn gear!

April 02, 2021 18:21

University of Michigan Men’s basketball manager Jason Lansing joins John Williams to talk about why he started The Players Trunk to sell NCAA game-worn gear and how he came upon the idea.

Dr. Kevin Most answers your questions about the COVID vaccines

April 02, 2021 18:15

Most people have been fully or at least partially vaccinated. Dr. Kevin Most joins the show to answer questions relating to side effects and more.

ILVaccine.org creator, 13-year-old Eli Coustan: ‘I realized there was no real list of everywhere you can get [the COVID vaccine]’

April 02, 2021 18:07

Eli Coustan, a 13-year-old from Evanston, joins John Williams to describe the website he created to help people easily find vaccination appointment openings. He started ILVaccine.org because he noticed how difficult it is to secure an appointment online. See WGN Radio’s guide to finding a vaccine appointment.

Attorney Rich Lenkov: ‘Derek Chauvin was at least guilty of negligence in the death of Floyd’

April 02, 2021 17:58

Attorney Rich Lenkov joins John Williams to weigh in on the problems in the defense in the Derek Chauvin case.

Reporter in courtroom: Officer Chauvin did not tell sergeant he put his knee on George Floyd’s neck until after he was dead at the hospital, in spite of many opportunities

April 02, 2021 17:53

WCCO Radio Minneapolis reporter Susie Jones joins John Williams to describe the key points Thursday in the trial of Derek Chauvin, charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter of George Floyd.

John Williams brings you the best-of Speed Jokes, 4.2.2021

April 02, 2021 17:44

John Williams brings you the best-of Speed Jokes. Keep sending yours to [email protected]!

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