Thursday, April 7th, 2016

 

6 AM Hour

The Utica Comets turned in an impressive performance last night against the Binghamton Senators.

We remember Merle Haggard, who passed away Wednesday - which coincidentally was his birthday) at the age of 79.

The Masters gets underway today.  Local Derek Bard is on the course.

Tonya J. Powers is on from Fox News.  The presidential campaigns focus on New York.

Chris from Bridgewater tries his hand at our Free Money Question of the Day.  He wins $100!

We update the situation in Little Falls and Herkimer.

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Legal Lis Wiehl joins us with a look at the legal stories making headlines.

 

7 AM Hour

It is testing time in New York State.

We re-visit the issue of whether or not parents should be able to eavesdrop on their children.

Sarah Chamberlain joins Keeler to answer the question, "Is the Trump train running out of steam?"  She believes that Trump is not losing steam and predicts that he will take New York.  She says, "Sometimes I think (he is) the Kardashian of politics..."

Happy Birthday to:

  • Cassidy Hila from Utica
  • Morgan Costa from Utica

The birthday cake from the Florentine Pastry shop birthday cake goes to Cassidy Rowlands.  Congratulations!

 

We are followng local gofler Derek Bard who is playing at The Masters in Augusta, Georgia this weekend.  We speak with Tom Snizek, Bard's former high school golf coach, who is in Augusta at the event.  He says that this is special in so many ways.  Derek's brother, Alec Bard, also plays and is Derek's caddy.  The one to watch, he says, may be their younger sister, Sydney, who is also a gifted athlete.

Former Buffalo Bills player Andre Reed joins us.  He was at Hall of Frames last night, shaking hands and signing autographs.

8 AM Hour

New York Assemblyman Marc Butler joins us to talk about his new proposal regarding the New York SAFE Act.

Joe Hobika is in studio.

It is National Beer Day!  John Naegele of McCraith Beverages is in studio with Long Trail Brewing Company's "Double Bag."

 

Gary from Rome tries to answer the Free Money Question of the Day.  He gets dinner at Carmella's Cafe in New Hartford.