Podcast Recap – “Your Wake Up Call,” featuring Chris Markowski and Jenna Laine, on AM 820 News (Tampa Bay) and AM 1190 News (Orlando). Tune in Monday through Friday from 6-10 a.m. to hear the latest in news, politics, weather, entertainment and sports.
Interview: Lockerbie Bomber’s Family Tries To Clear His Name
Twenty-five years after the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, the family of the one man convicted in the incident is seeking to clear his name. They are asking for a review of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al Megra’s conviction by a Scottish court in 2001. The Libyan intelligence agent long protested his innocence in the attack that killed 270 people, many of them Americans. Despite a tremendous outcry, he was released from prison in 2009 on humanitarian grounds and died in 2012.
Interview: Remembering D-Day 70 Years Later
Earlier this morning on Your Wake Up Call wing historian at the MacDill Air Force Base, William Polson joined us to talk the 70th anniversary of D-Day.
Interview: Hurricane Safety, Preparation Tips
Earlier this morning on Your Wake Up Call Bob Briesacher, owner of Overhead Door Company of Tampa Bay, talked about hurricane safety and preparation.
Interview: D-Day Comenmoration In Normandy
Seventy years after the first Allied planes set off for the World War II invasion of Normandy, President Obama and some other world leaders are in France to commemorate D-Day. By 630amET world leaders and dignitaries including the President, Queen Elizabeth II and Russian President Vladimir Putin will have gathered at Chateau Benouville, a resistance landmark, for lunch following a ceremony for those laid to rest at the Normandy American Cemetery. The day of remembrance comes just hours after French President Hollande held separate dinners with President Obama and Russian leaders in an attempt to bridge a growing divide.
Interview: Jessica Brady Of AAA On Travel Safety
Earlier today on Your Wake Up Call, Jessica Brady of AAA joined us to discuss the travel report.
Interview: Daniel Ruth On The Light Rail
Earlier today on Your Wake Up Call, Tampa Bay Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel Ruth joined us to talk about what will be on his show tomorrow from 10-noon. He also talks Florida Governor Rick Scott and light rail.