Thursday on the KXEL Morning News between 5 and 8 a.m.:
5:50–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.
6:35–Burgers that don’t have any meat may not be burgers, according to the labels you will be seeing on those products in some places. Veteran ag journalist Ken Root talks with Jeff Stein about what’s in a name when it comes to synthetic meat and meat substitutes.
6:50–Iowa Republican Chairman Jeff Kaufmann and Democratic Chairman Troy Price each recently talked with KXEL’s Jeff Stein about the their varying reactions to the 2019 legislative session.
7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says once rain moves on, eastern Iowa will generally dry out for the remainder of the week.
7:50–Private insurance investigator Johnny Dollar is a regular character when you tune in for KXEL Classic Radio Theater on Saturdays. John Abbott is author of The “Who Is Johnny Dollar” Matter, and talks with Tim Harwood about one of the few classic radio programs which was still producing new episodes into the 1960s.
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, Thursday between 5 and 8 a.m. on News/Talk 1540 KXEL.