Program Guide

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We produce the daily news program The Newsfeed (also known as the HLNF Newsfeed). In addition, we carry two newscasts that we air at the top of each live and encore hour as well as during the podcast lineup.

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Weekdays 6 a.m.
Radio Network Staff

The Newsfeed produces an hour of news content, with news and commentary from Illinois News Connection/Public News Service, Feature Story News, news from the Illinois and Missouri statehouses, the daily Into Tomorrow segment, and agricultural news from the RFD Illinois Radio Network.

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Weekdays 12 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Public News Service

The Illinois News Connection is a daily news segment produced by the Public News Service. In addition to stories that may involve the state of Illinois, the newscast also includes other stories from its national news desk.

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Weekdays 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., all weekend
Feature Story News Staff

For more than 25 years, Feature Story News has provided Emmy Award-winning original, customized news coverage that is seen and heard by millions of TV viewers, radio listeners, and web users worldwide every day.

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Weekdays 7 a.m.
Amy Goodman, Juan González

Democracy Now! produces a daily, global, independent news hour hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. Our reporting includes breaking daily news headlines and in-depth interviews with people on the front lines of the world’s most pressing issues.

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Weekdays 11 a.m.
Rick Tittl
Rick Tittle covers everything from EPL Soccer to Major League Baseball, but be sure to note Ricky T is an unapologetic and die-hard Oakland A’s and Raiders fan. For real Bay Area sports talk, Titillating Sports is a must-listen.

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Weekdays 2 p.m.: Bryan Alvarez, Mike Sempervive
Saturdays 12 p.m.
: Jim Valley
Sundays 5 p.m.: Andrew Zarian
Wrestling Observer Live is the place where the most serious wrestling and MMA fans in the world talk about the unique sports entertainment form and its incredible popularity. Alvarez and Sempervive host the weekday show, while Valley (Saturday) and Zarian (Sunday) host the weekend shows.

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Weekdays 3 p.m.
Scott Ferrall

Legendary sports shock jock Scott Ferrall takes the gaming/sports betting world by storm with his “in your face” style, previewing the evening slate of games going over lines, totals, and props, keeping you out of harm’s way and on the right side of the line.

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7 nights a week 6 p.m.
Rebroadcasts at 12 a.m.

Ian Freeman, Mark Edge, Various Hosts

What’s on your mind? Unlike those right-wing or left-liberal extremist shows, Free Talk Live is talk radio that ANYONE can take control of. Yes, even you. Free Talk Live is the next generation of issues-oriented talk. What is the meaning of freedom? This show is about Liberty with a capital L.

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Weekdays 9 p.m.
Ron Barr

Ron Barr is a veteran journalist and sports broadcaster. His career began at the Washington Post newspaper in Washington, D.C. Following that opportunity, he became a freelance reporter with ABC Radio Sports. His program is the flagship program of the Sports Byline USA Radio Network, established in 1988.

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Saturdays 1 p.m.
Pedro Fernandez
For a taste of what’s going on in boxing and MMA, tune in to Ring Talk with Pedro Fernandez. Get the latest fight news and information from the longest-running boxing radio show.

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Saturdays 2 p.m.
Fred Dryer, Michael Horn

The Sports Lounge is not your average sports show! Each week, Fred and co-host Michael Horn discuss the politics behind the game. Dryer, a former NFL player who played 10 of 13 seasons with the Los Angeles Rams, is also known for his role as Sgt. Rick Hunter in the NBC crime drama Hunter, which ran for seven seasons.

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Saturdays 3 p.m.
Robert Brown, Vern Glenn, Bruce Macgowan

Sports Econ 101 takes a look at sports from a business and economic perspective. With added humor and trivia questions with vacation giveaways, Sports Econ 101 is sure to keep listeners tuned in. The format is akin to a few guys sitting around a bar (without the drinks) talking sports with a sophisticated edge.

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Saturdays 4 p.m.
“Fast Eddy” Mansfield, Sunny “The California Girl”

Former two-sport professional athlete and award-winning television producer “FastEddy” Mansfield is joined by GLOW Wrestler, model, and track star Sunny “The California Girl as they hit it hard week after week in a unique talk show format guaranteed to give viewers and listeners a whole lotta entertainment!

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Saturdays 9 p.m.
Vincent Freeman

Tag along for the on-air adventure with Vincent Freeman as he brings the ideals of liberty to the next generation. Dedicated to bringing you hardcore truth and information on how to better survive our prison society, Questioning Authority is the sworn enemy of sophists, statists, and sheeple.

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Sundays 1 p.m.
RNZ National

RNZ National is a publicly funded non-commercial New Zealand English-language radio network operated by Radio New Zealand. It specializes in programs dedicated to news, the arts, music, and New Zealand culture generally, including some material in the Māori language.

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A variety of programming we carry on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network is also aired via podcast through a variety of sources.

All program times are in Central Time (CST/CDT).

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Weekdays 8 a.m., Weekends 6 a.m.
Wyatt Cox

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Weekdays 5 p.m.
Marc Clair, John Odermatt

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Weekends 3 a.m.
Rick Steves

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Weekends 4 a.m.
Steven Levitt, Stephen Dubner

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Saturdays 5 a.m.
Jim Rome

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Sundays 5 a.m.
David Greene

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Weekends 9 a.m.
Dave Graveline, Chris Graveline

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Sundays 12 p.m.
David Valente

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Sundays 4 p.m.
Joel Comm, Travis Wright

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Sundays 9 p.m.
Bruce DuMont

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Weekends 11 p.m.
Sean Crawford

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On occasion, we will pre-empt programming to carry special news and sports presentations or live remote broadcasts. These dates and times are often unknown until the week of the broadcast.

If you would like the game broadcasts of your high school, amateur, semi-professional, and professional teams to be broadcast (or reaired on tape delay), please contact us at

All broadcasts are TBD and are in Central Time (CST/CDT).


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