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Kevin Wall hosts KXNT’s Live and Local afternoon show, weekdays 3pm-6pm on 100.5 FM. Kevin provides the Valley a voice on the news and issues that matter most to Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. Tune in and join in the conversation.
Brad Garrett stops by for an hour to talk about his charity poker event. Rather than talk about the event for the whole time, Brad decided to attack Kevin, Jason, Ken, and Ron. Today’s podcast is the entire hour uncut, enjoy.
Larry Harrison, employee benefits specialist, tells us why more than 31,000 people will have to re-enroll for their insurance through the state health exchange. Local investment adviser Kyle Kirwan talks about the disastrous day on the stock markets which saw the Dow down over 300 points. Finally, Danny Tarkanian makes his familiar Thursday visit.
Odysseus Papadimitrou, CEO of WalletHub, tells us more about where Nevada ranks in Healthcare coverage as well as the return on investment Nevadans are getting for their healthcare. Dr. Richard Carmona, former U.S. Surgeon General, joins the show to talk about the V.A. overhaul bill.
University of Maryland Professor and Macroeconomist Peter Morici talks about the current unemployment numbers. Peter also settles a score between Kevin and a caller from last week. Also Laura Martin, Director with Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada talks about the latest in fast food strikes.
Kevin and callers discuss the illegal immigrants being held at the border, and the possibility, if they are amnestied, they make it to Vegas. Also, LVRJ Columnist Glenn Cook makes his Monday appearance.
Virginia Walden-Ford, leading school choice activist, talks about the benefits of school choice in Clark County Schools. Comedy Magic Performer at Four Queens, Mike Hammer joins the show to talk about the new Adult Swim show “Black Jesus.” Finally, Valerie Blake from the Leadership Academy of Nevada.
Rick Halperin, Director of SMU’s Embrey Human Rights Program tells us why all capital punishment is cruel and unusual. Danny Tarkanian makes his weekly appearance. Kevin and callers discuss the case of Joseph Wood, the convicted murderer whose execution took more than two hours to complete.
Ana Gonzalez-Barrera, from the Pew Research Center, gives us more information about the study showing that 90% of the “children” being held at the border are teenagers. KXNT Morning News Co-Host Dayna Roselli joins the show to talk Mamma Mia, border control and more.
Jim Guthrie, Former Nevada Superintendent of Public Schools, discusses the recent analysis by the Annie E. Casey Foundation that ranked Nevada schools last in the nation. Kevin and callers discuss Tony Dungy’s comments about Michael Sam.
Kevin and callers discuss Texas governor Rick Perry’s decision to send up to 1,000 National Guard troops to the border. Will it alleviate the surge of unaccompanied minors crossing the border? Wayne Allyn Root joins the show and gives his usual opinionated take on all the day’s topics. Niger Innis joins the show to talk about the NAACP’s influence on today’s youth.