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Eric informs listeners of changes to Tri Care Insurance, and speaks of challenges and sacrifice, telling the story of Steve Sparks, the first blind person to row across the Pacific ocean. There is also commentary offered on Nike choosing former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick as a spokesman for the brand. A featured song this week is Ragged Old Flag by Johnny Cash.
Eric discusses service animals and what they do with Linda Wilson Fuoco, a columnist with The Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Topics include therapy dogs, Project Canine Hero, and the American Humane Hero Dog Awards. The program also presents a tribute to the late Senator John McCain.
The Rob (re)Port Show for Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Guests included ND First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum talking about Recovery Reinvented 2018 September 5 at the Fargo Civic Center. Also Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney talking about Measure 3 legalizing recreational marijuana.
Eric's guests include Robert Spencer, author of the book The History of Jihad; And Navy Veteran Shane Tibiatowski with Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation, discussing credit issues around home ownership and the Homes for Heroes program.
The Rob (re)Port for Friday, August 24th 2018. A short show where Rob talks about the Heitkamp campaign trying to manufacture headlines while leaving out key facts.
The rob (re)Port for Thursday, August 23rd 2018. Rob is joined by Zach Cohen, a reporter for the National Journal who is covering the U.S. Senate race in North Dakota. Later, Cass County Commissioner Chad Peterson talks about why the county is suing Purdue Pharma and others in the opioid industry despite the North Dakota Attorney General's Office warning against it.
The Rob (re)Port for Thursday, August 23rd 2018. Rob talks with Zach Cohen, a reporter for the National Journal who is covering the U.S. Senate race in North Dakota. Later, Rob has on Cass County Commissioner Chad Peterson talking about why the county suing Purdue Pharma and others in the opioid industry despite the North Dakota Attorney General's Office advising not to. Plus, a discussion about declining enrollment at North Dakota colleges and how it isn't necessarily a bad thing.
The Rob (re)Port for Wednesday, August 22nd 2018. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and State Insurance Commissioner Jon Godfread join the show to talk attacks from Democrats against a lawsuit questioning the legality of the Affordable Care Act. Also on today's show, Congressman Kevin Cramer holds his weekly over-the-phone town hall segment.
The Rob (re)Port for Tuesday, August 21st 2018. Rob talks with David Owen, the head of Legalize ND, about the legality of the measure that would allow recreational marijuana use in North Dakota. Later, the President and CEO of the Lignite Energy Council Jason Bohrer joins the program to discuss an old Obama-era EPA policy on coal being rolled back and replaced with a new policy. Plus, discussions about The Eagles 'Greatest Hits' becoming the best-selling album ever and MS13 gang activity in North Dakota
The Rob (re)Port for Monday, August 20th 2018. Guest Isaac Orr from the Center for the American Experiment talks about a new opprotunity in Minnesota to mine undeveloped nickel, copper, and platinum. Later, Fargo attorney Mark Friese helps break down the legal language in the ballot measure the legalize recreational marijuana. Plus, a discussion about NFL players protesting police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem.