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Listen: Your Wake Up Call Podcast, June 9th

By Jenna Laine
Host, Your Wake Up Call
Chris Markowski and Jenna Laine

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.

We talked about a shooting spree at a Las Vegas restaurant that left three people dead, including two police officers. The two assailants took their own lives shortly after the killings. Police are investigating a possible white supremacist link. A search of the couple’s apartment reportedly yielded items with swastika emblems and drug paraphernalia.

We talked about the latest with the Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap, including the death threats his parents are receiving, the fact that his homecoming ceremony was canceled due to security concerns and we talked about some of the criticism President Obama is taking.
ABC News correspondent Tom Rivers joined us to talk about the shooting at a Pakistan airport that killed 23 people.

ABC News White House correspondent Ann Compton talked to us about the latest with Bergdahland to discuss President Obama’s executive action to cap student loan payments at 10-percent of their current income.

Governor Rick Scott signed a bill to lower college tuition in Florida. We also talked about his private passenger rail, All Aboard Florida, which would provide mass transit from Miami to Cocoa and Orlando. After plans fizzled for the Tampa-Orlando high-speed rail, is this feasible?

Comedian Tracy Morgan remains in critical but responsive condition after a car crash early Saturday morning. ABC News correspondent Aaron Katersky joined us with the latest on his recovery.

Our beloved California Chrome didn’t clinch the Triple Crown at Belmont over the weekend. We recapped how it all unfolded, as well as the Rays’ loss to the Mariners Sunday and the Heat’s victory over the Spurs in Game 2 of the NBA Finals.

And some funny news out of The Villages…you won’t believe what one couple was caught doing at this 55-and-older community in Sumter County! We also talked about our love of Earth, Wind and Fire and authentic Greek food.

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