Thursday, May 19th, 2016

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6 AM Hour

An Egyptian airliner is believed to have crashed.  This is a developing story and we will continue to provide you with the latest information.

Above the fold this morning in the Utica Observer-Dispatch...

Only in the forest...

Donald Trump was interviewed on Fox News' "Hannity" Sean Hannity asked Trump about

We talk with Rachel Sutherland from Fox News in New York.  Have hackers been spying on the Presidential candidates?

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Joe in Frankfort tries to win today's free Money Question of the Day.  He wins a gift certificate for dinner at Carmela's Cafe in New Hartford.

Tim Kremer from the New York State School Boards Association joins us to talk about the passage of more than 98-percent of school board budgets across the state this past week and the Gap Elimination Funding lawsuit.

7 AM Hour

You know the guy who Facebook livestreamed his wife giving birth?  Well, it may have been livestreamed by mistake.

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi is on talking about the Adrondack Railway situation.  He says that the recent decision by the NYS DEC and NYS DOT, with the blessing of Governor Cuomo, is a "missed opportunity for tourism" in upstate New York.  "Once they rip the tracks up near Lake Placid, they're never coming back."

Brindisi deflects the cat claw criticism from Keeler.

New York Senator Joseph Griffo is on talking about the cat declawing issue.  Ironically, he says that he is a dog person and is allergic to cats but thinks that this law is necessary.  Griffo says that Joe Load could call in to talk about cats and couches.  Joe Load then calls in...

Happy Birthday to:

  • Dick Hatfield from New Hartford
  • Nicole Paciello from Whitesboro

The certificate for a birthday cake from the Florentine Pastry Shop in Utica goes to Nicole.  Congratulations!

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Assemblyman Marc Butler and Genesis Group Executive Director Ray Durso

8 AM Hour

Keeler is loving Rachael Ray's technique for uncracking eggs.

Candice Sturtevant of the Neighborhood Center is on talking about "A Day in the Big Leagues."

Another movie is being filmed in Utica.  The city's "Film Czar" Paul Buckley is joined by "We the Animals" location scout Michael Camoin.

Jeff in Oriskany competes for today's Free Money Question of the Day.

We talk about the latest in the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804.

Joe Load calls in to talk about the artistic talents of one of our interns, Justine Strzepek.  He says that her artwork is incredible.  Joe Load, who is an artist himself, attended the art show at Whitesboro High School.

 

Enjoy your day!