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First News with Keeler in the Morning for Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

Today is Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

BIRTHDAYS

  • Shaun White, 27 Professional snowboarder, two-time Olympic gold medalist
  • Garrett Hedlund, 29 Actor who starred in Tron: Legacy, On the Road, boyfriend of Kirsten Dunst
  • Redfoo, 38 DJ and rapper, member of the duo LMFAO
  • Charlie Sheen, 48 Actor who starred on Two and a Half Men, currently on Anger Management

DEATHS

  • Seamus Heaney, 74 Seamus Heaney, the 1995 Nobel laureate in literature, who was often called the greatest Irish poet since Yeats, died on Friday in Dublin.
  • David Frost, 74 British journalist David Frost, who was best known for his interview with former President Richard Nixon, died on Saturday.

TODAY IN HISTORY

  • 1991 It’s a Wonderful Life director Frank Capra dies. Frank Capra, a leading Hollywood director in the ’30s and ’40s whose movies include the now-classic You Can’t Take It With YouMr. Smith Goes to Washington and It’s a Wonderful Life, dies at the age of 94 at his home in La Quinta, California.

This Day in History:  click here

Keeler’s Gripe of the Day:  Putin

It scares me when Russian President Vladimir Putin seems like the logical one.

Reported in the Blaze:  “[I] am convinced that [the chemical attack] is nothing more than a provocation by those who want to drag other countries into the Syrian conflict, and who want to win the support of powerful members of the international arena, especially the United States,” Putin reportedly said.

Topics:

CBS cuts deal with Time Warner Cable.

This brings back CBS Sports Net, Smithsonian Channel and Showtime.  Plus CBS local stations are secured.

Marines Website is Hacked

WASHINGTON — Pro-Assad computer hackers today broke into the Marine Corps recruiting website, redirecting visitors to a screed that called President Barack Obama “a traitor who wants to put your lives in danger to rescue al- Qaida insurgents.”

A Marine Corps spokesman confirmed that the site, marines.com, was tampered with and redirected temporarily, but no information was put at risk.

Marines website screenshot from Liveleak.com

 

Michelle Roberts is an Artist Nominee for a Martha Stewart Contest

Cool concept   Messenger birds

Check it out:
http://www.messengerbirds.com/about.php
Vote for her here:

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi on Packaging Deal

Anthony Brindisi discusses his efforts to get NYC businesses to use Mohawk Valley businesses for packaging agreements.  Similar to Brooklyn Beer, which is actually made in Utica.

Leon and Romy Perform tonight on AGT on NBC/View Party 8pm at Tony’s in Washington Mills

Leon Etienne and Romy Low are on the radio this morning to discuss tonights big performance.  6 of tonight’s 13 acts will advance but we need to vote.  Here’s how to vote:

CLICK HERE!  A personal message for YOU from Leon and Romy!


Here is how to VOTE: Voting Times are short! Please do it IMMEDIATELY after Tuesdays Show!!

BY PHONE:
10 times per phone lineA phone number will be allocated to Leon and Romy at the end of the show.  That is the number you call to cast your vote for them.Example:  1 landline phone and 1 cell phone = 20 votesONLINE:

at www.nbc.com/americasgottalent/vote10 votes per email address onwww.nbc.com/americasgottalent/voteExample: 1 home email address and 1 work email address = 20 votesON TWITTER:1 vote per twitter account.

Utica College Head Coach Gary Heenan Sets the Record Straight

The NCAA action that could prevent UC teams from playing the post season?  What was done wrong?  What’s the penalty?  Can Utica Hockey play in the post season?

Gary sets the record straight.

Boys and Girls Club of Utica in Financial Trouble

Funding has been cut and they need help.  We’ll speak with them.

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