Thursday February 22nd, 2018 1:30AM

Morning News with Bill & Joel

LISTEN: Meet the man responsible for your guacamole
You may not know the name David Fairchild, but if you like avocados, mangos, or seedless grapes he's the man you should thank. Daniel Stone discusses some of Fairchild's contributions as America's food spy with Bill and Joel from his book "The Food Explorer".
3:57PM ( 1 day ago )
LISTEN: Getting a handle on North Korea
Determining how best to deal with Kim Jong Un and North Korea is a challenge. Will Ruger of the Charles Koch Institute shares some ideas.
4:57AM ( 1 day ago )
LISTEN: An open letter to President Trump on the Florida School Shooting-one man's solution
Mike Vilardi, a retired Federal Agent and a 9/11 responder shares his ideas for making schools safer in the wake of the Florida school shooting. Listen to his idea of expanding HR 218 and placing qualified armed retired law enforcement officers in public schools.
9:45AM ( 5 days ago )
LISTEN: OxyCotin pull back-what it really means
Drug make Purdue bowed to a key demand of lawsuits to stop promoting opioid drugs to doctors. Dr. John Dyben of Origins Recovery Centers talks about what this may mean to the opioid epidemic.
9:45AM ( 6 days ago )
LISTEN: The return of trillion-dollar deficits
It seems some things never go out of style. Unfortunately trillion-dollar deficit are included as Matt Nye of the Republican Liberty Caucus points out in his conversation with Bill and Joel. With both sides of the isle seemingly in love with deficit spending, what effect will that have on the electorate come voting time?
9:45AM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Why you should break up with your phone.
If your phone is the first thing you reach for in the morning and the last thing you touch before bed, maybe it's time you broke up with your phone. Bill and Joel talk with author Catherine Price about moment that inspired her to put down the phone and write "How to Break Up With Your Phone."
9:45AM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Police officers retiring faster than departments can fill vacancies
Dr. Alex Del Carmen, head of the School of Criminology at Tarleton State University in Fort Worth, says recruiting new police officers is getting tougher as veteran officers are retiring faster than departments can fill vacancies. Dr. Del Carmen discusses what governments may do to meet this challenge.
9:45AM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Go Red and go for the Gold with U.S. olympian Dana Vollmer
Athletes have to overcome many hurdles in the quest for Olympic gold. Dana Vollmer didn't think heart disease would be one of them.
9:18AM ( 2 weeks ago )
LISTEN: Your first line of defense against heart diseas could by your urologist
Dr. Brent Sharpe shares conditions he sees as a urologist that often are the first signs of heart disease.
9:16AM ( 2 weeks ago )
LISTEN: Celebrity personal trainer Bob Harper on pushing forward after a heart attack
An estimated 790-thousand heart attacks occurred in 2017. One of those happened to trainer and former host of Biggest Loser, Bob Harper. Find out what he did to get back on track after the event and what tips survivors to get the most out of life.
9:18AM ( 2 weeks ago )