KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, May 8, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.:

5:50– As Mother’s Day approaches this weekend, Cindy Thompson of Iowa State University Extension visits the program for a Science of Parenting Update to talk about ways to say “thank you.”

6:10–When your mail is dropped off on Saturday, postal workers can also make a pickup that will help fight hunger. Barb Prather of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank shares the details about the 2019 Letter Carrier Food Drive.

6:35–Facebook expects to pay as much as $5 billion in a settlement for privacy violations. Fox News Radio Legal Analyst Loretta Powers talks with KXEL’s Jeff Stein about how the company ran into this trouble.

7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says rain on Wednesday will be widespread, potentially bringing several inches to some locations.

7:50–The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony will be celebrating its 90th season next year. Executive Director Rich Frevert talks with Tim Harwood about how the anniversary will be commemorated.

Throughout the week, keep your ear open and your phone handy to win a copy of Always Near; 10 Ways to Delight in the Closeness of God by Pastor Rob Morgan.

Plus the weather every 10 minutes, 50 percent more news than before, agribusiness information at :15 past each hour, and sports at :30 past each hour…a great way to start the day…the KXEL Morning News with Tim Harwood, Jeff Stein, and Mark Morris, Wednesday between 5 and 8 a.m. on News/Talk 1540 KXEL.