WML Wednesday: Joel Langlois Running for Congress & CEO Spotlight

Today on WML: West Michigan businessman Joel Langlois is running for Justin Amash's seat in congress and he joins the show to discuss it with us. Then Peter Rupert, President & CEO of Fusion Academy is the subject of our next Corp! Magazine CEO Spotlight!

BIG 3

1 Hot one today! Partly cloudy with a high of 92.

2 Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump caused embarrassment to two countries that often celebrate having a “special relationship.”

3 Grand Rapids area businessman and arena owner is joining the race to unseat newly independent U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, knocking the longtime former Republican congressman who has "abandoned" the president and his party.

Notables

It's now seven wins in a row for the American League, whichbeat the National League 4-3last night in MLB's All-Star Game in Cleveland.

The trade war between the US and China could hurt an unlikely victim: the Bible. If the two countries can't hammer out a trade deal, President Trump has vowed to put tariffs on all Chinese goods coming into America. Book publishers warn those tariffs could cause the price of printing the Bible to soar andlead to potential shortages. Most US publishers print the Bible in China to reduce costs. HarperCollins Christian Publishing, a leading Bible publisher, has asked the administration to remove Bibles and other religious publications from the tariffs list. It's another reminder of the unintended consequences of the trade war, which has alreadybadly hurt US farmers.

Rip Torn will be best remembered for his role 

in the "Men in Black" movies, but the Emmy winner 

appeared in all kinds of projects during his seven-decade career. Hedied yesterday at age 88.

The celebration for 

Team USA's Women's World Cup win continues witha ticker-tape parade starting at 9:30 this morning in New York City.

Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM · Grand Rapids News, Weather and Traffic

Listen Now on iHeartRadio

outbrain pixel