KXEL Morning News for Friday, August 9, 2019

KXEL Morning News for Friday, August 9, 2019

Tune in for the KXEL Morning News Friday between 5 and 8 a.m.:

5:50–A special exhibit on girls six-on-six basketball is just about to leave the Carnegie Cultural Center in New Hampton. Director Jill Eike talks about what you’ll be missing if you don’t make it out to see it.

6:35–A new law would require anyone running for president in California to release their tax returns in order to have their name on the state’s ballot. That includes President Donald Trump. Fox News Radio Legal Analyst Loretta Powers talks about the law, which is almost sure to be challenged in court.

6:50–The sixth annual CedarSpiel begins this weekend, hosted by the Cedar Rapids Curling Club. The organization’s Emily Nelson talks about the gathering which attracts curlers from across the country.

7:35–TV9 Meteorologist Kaj O’Mara says August weekends are precious, and this weekend will be a great one.

7:50–Author Toni Morrison passed away this week. University of Northern Iowa English Professor Dr. Julie Husband shares her perspective on the Nobel Prize winner.

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, Friday between 5 and 8 a.m. on News/Talk 1540 KXEL.