Hey, it's Cory Hepola

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Mike Padden on Daunte Wright and the Derek Chauvin trial
Yesterday at 3:56 PM

Attorney Mike Padden joins Cory to discuss the early investigation and coming charges in the shooting and death of Daunte Wright. Also, Mike discusses the latest from Derek Chauvin's trial. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Reporter Mark Freie on the protests in Brooklyn Center
Yesterday at 3:23 PM

WCCO reporter Mark Freie joins Cory to talk about his experience and what he's seen and heard while covering multiple nights of protests in Brooklyn Center. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Today's Top 3: Daunte Wright protests, COVID, Twins and Wolves
Yesterday at 3:01 PM

Cory's Top 3 starts with talk about another night of protests in Brooklyn Center, Cory receiving his first COVID vaccine shot, and losses for the Twins and Timberwolves. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Reaction to the 3rd night of protests in Brooklyn Center
Yesterday at 2:59 PM

Cory speaks about the third night of protests in Brooklyn Center after the death of Daunte Wright, some of the comments he's seen on social media and the possibility of police reform moving forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


The failures of leadership in Brooklyn Center
Yesterday at 2:53 PM

Media Minefield CEO Kristi Piehl joins Cory for a discussion about the failures in messaging, communication with the public, and overall leadership in the city of Brookyln Park since the shooting of Daunte Wright. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Cory shares thoughts on Daunte Wright and those who refuse to listen
Last Tuesday at 5:42 PM

Cory opens up about his thoughts after seeing the shooting of Daunte Wright, the explanation of what happened and those people who choose not to acknowledge the racial element of this and other police shooting cases. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Today's Top 3: Daunte Wright and the J&J vaccine
Last Tuesday at 5:41 PM

Cory's Top 3 focuses on multiple points regarding the shooting and death of Daunte Wright before moving onto the CDC decision to ask states to pause in distributing the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Sheletta calls out white supremacy in police departments around the country
Last Tuesday at 5:39 PM

Sheletta Brundidge joins Cory sick and tired of seeing another black man dead as a result of a police shooting. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Mike Padden give the prosecution an A+ in the Derek Chauvin trial
Last Tuesday at 5:38 PM

The prosecution has rested and the defense has taken up their side of the case in the Derek Chauvin trial and attorney Mike Padden joins Cory to break it all down. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Police tactics expert on the Daunte Wright body cam video
Last Tuesday at 4:54 PM

Police procedures and tactics expert Chuck Drago joins Cory to explain what he saw in the body cam video and what went wrong leading to the shooting and death of Daunte Wright. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Mike Padden on the latest with Derek Chauvin's trial
Last Monday at 3:51 PM

Attorney Mike Padden joins Cory to share his reaction to Judge Cahill denying a motion to sequester the jury and much more from the Derek Chauvin trial. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Pete Najarian doesn't see the Timberwolves staying in Minnesota
Last Monday at 3:47 PM

Pete Najarian joins Cory to talk about the agreement for a group including billionaire Marc Lore and Alex Rodriguez to purchase the Timberwolves and Lynx from Glen Taylor and why he thinks the group isn't interested in staying in Minnesota. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Today's Top 3: Daunte Wright shooting, A-Rod buying the Wolves, Twins loss
Last Monday at 3:05 PM

Cory's Top 3 starts with new and thoughts on the shooting of Daunte Wright in Brookyln Park Sunday. Later, he touches on the news of a groupd including Alex Rodriguez ready to purchase the Timberwolves and a rough weekend for the Twins at Target Field. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


'The Teen Whisperer' Jason Clopton on police violence and the impact on our children
Last Monday at 3:02 PM

After Sunday's shooting in Brooklyn Center and the following protests, mental health therapist Jason Clopton joins Cory to discuss continued events of violence between police and the black community and how seeing these events impacts the health of our children. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Joy Summers on local experiences
Last Friday at 4:55 PM

Where should Cory and his wife go for their anniversary? Joy Summers joined Cory with some suggestions. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Mike Padden on the Chauvin Trial
Last Friday at 4:25 PM

Has there been any argument from the defense that convinces attorney Mike Padden that they're going to be able to create "reasonable doubt"? He joined Cory for his daily update. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Jess Myers on the Frozen Four
Last Friday at 4:24 PM

Cory's favorite hockey scribe joined him as St. Cloud State attempts to win their first men's hockey national championship! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


4-9 Cybersecurity expert Greg Scott
Last Friday at 3:14 PM

Cory Hepola talsk to cyber security expert Greg Scott to find out what is the Solarwinds hack & why is it a big deal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Today's Top 3: 4-9-21
Last Friday at 3:11 PM

Today's Top 3 focuses on: Biden's executive action to curb gun violence The Derek Chauvin trial Twins win their home opener See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Mike Padden on the MPD blue code of silence
04/08/2021

Attorney Mike Padden joins Cory to discuss the latest in the Derek Chauvin trial and how there seems to be a break in the blue code of silence. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Predicting the Twins home opening series
04/08/2021

How will the Twins do in their series starting today against the Mariners? Cory turns to the Twins Ballgame Simulator 5000, which is perfect predicting games this season, to get the answer. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Twins President of Baseball Operations Derek Falvey
04/08/2021

Twins President of Baseball Operations Derek Falvey joins Cory to talk a good start to the season, today's home opener and some of his favorite baseball memories. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Today's Top 3: Twins home opener, Chauvin trial, COVID variant
04/08/2021

Cory's shares some news and thoughts about today's Twins home opener, the latest in Derek Chauvin's trial and the COVID variant that has doctors and scientists concerned during Today's Top 3. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Former Twins and Tigers coach Joe Vavra
04/07/2021

Former hitting coach for the Twins and Tigers joins Mike Max to chat about what he's seen so far from the Twins, working with hall-of-fame hitter Miguel Cabrera in Detroit and his great memories of sharing the dugout for many years with Ron Gardenhire. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Minneapolis North basketball coach Larry McKenzie
04/07/2021

Minneapolis North basketball coach Larry McKenzie joins Mike Max for a great conversation about returning to the state tournament and how he uses basketball to bring kids of all backgrounds together at MPLS North and around the state. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


How have small businesses adapted to change in the last year?
04/07/2021

Dr. Pete L'Allier of Hopkins Health and Wellness joins Mike Max to discuss how his another other businesses have adapted to new practices and protocols over the last year how some changes are here to stay. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Mike Padden breaks down the latest with Derek Chauvin's trial
04/07/2021

Attorney Mike Padden joins Mike Max to share his insights and analysis of what's happening today in the trial of former MPD officer Derek Chauvin. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Osseo HS Principal Michael Lehan
04/07/2021

Former Gopher football player Michael Lehan, now Principal at Osseo High School, joins Mike Max to talk about the attitudes as more kids return to the classroom and share some insight on how young people are reacting to the Derek Chauvin trial. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


What's new with the Derek Chauvin trial?
04/06/2021

Attorney Mike Padden joins Cory with his thoughts on MPD Chief Medaria Arradondo's testimony on Monday and more from the trial of former officer Derek Chauvin. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Pub trivia with Utepils President Dan Justesen
04/06/2021

Utepils Brewing President Dan Justesen joins Cory to celebrate National Beer Day a day early with some presidential beer trivia and a discussion about liquor laws in Minnesota. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Today's Top 3: Chauvin trial, new CDC guidelines, Jalen Suggs
04/06/2021

Cory's Top 3 starts with the latest on Derek Chauvin's trial before moving to new cleaning guidelines from the CDC regarding COVID 19. Lastly, Cory shares why last night's NCAA Tournament championship game reminds him of a huge Minnesota sports moment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


The case for scrapping 'excited delirium'
04/06/2021

What is 'excited delirium' and why does it need to be pulled from police protocols? A group of University of St. Thomas did a lot of research into the topic and one of those students, Jess Palyan, joins Cory to share what he's learned. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Sheletta Brundidge
04/06/2021

Sheletta makes her weekly visit with Cory to discuss her thoughts about employers asking workers to come back to the office, Paul Pierce getting fired by ESPN and her pick for the next permanent Jeopardy! host. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Aaron Rodgers need to be the permanent Jeopardy! host!
04/06/2021

Cory watched Aaron Rodgers' first episode as the guest host of Jeopardy! and makes his pitch for Rodgers to take over the role permanently. And no, it's definitely not because Cory wants him to stop playing for the Packers. Definitely not. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Mike Padden previews week two of Derek Chauvin's trial
04/05/2021

Attorney Mike Padden joins Cory to look back at what happened in the first week of Derek Chauvin's trial and share some insight on what to expect in the coming days. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Are politicians inflame racial divides?
04/05/2021

Charles Barkley spoke out over the weekend about the connection he sees between politics and racism in America. Was he right? Cory listens to Barkley's comments and shares his own thoughts on the issue. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


The BOMBA Show with Seth Stohs
04/05/2021

Seth Stohs of Twins Daily joins Cory to talk about the Twins' first series of the season and what's coming up with three games in Detroit against the Tigers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Pete Najarian on the markets and problems for Amazon
04/05/2021

Pete Najarian joins Cory with thoughts on where the stock market is at as we start another week of trading. Also, what does Pete think about Amazon's battle with employees hoping to unionize? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Today's Top 3: Chauvin trial, COVID update, Twins
04/05/2021

Cory's Top 3 focuses on the the beginning of the second week of Derek Chauvin's trial, the latest on COVID vaccinations and variants, and a good opening weekend for the Twins. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


Wolves fans coming back to Target Center!
04/05/2021

Timberwolves and Lynx VP Bri Bauer joins Cory to talk about a new fan experience at Target Center and fans being allowed back in the building tonight! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.