Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

6 AM Hour

There is weather plummetation going on.  What's "plummetation?"  Ask Keeler.

Keeler has some words for the driver of the truck who gave him the high beams this morning.

New York State is working on a budget deal.  Keeler says that there is a lot at stake in this year's budget.  Kristine says that the deals are already done.

Syracuse University is dominating basketball on both the men's and women's courts.  Will Jim Boeheim get his contract extended?  Keeler and Monaski say probably not.

Keeler talks more about his traffic issues.  A "little snitchywitch" did not know what she was doing and flipped off Keeler when, in fact, she was the one was was driving incorrectly.  Monaski has his own traffic tales to tell involving Grandma Snitchywitch, apparently.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has banned all non-essential state travel to North Carolina.

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A guy in Syracuse was close to winning $50,000 in a NCAA bracket in a Yahoo contest.  However, he cannot win because he did not pick a winner and therefore his bracket is incomplete.  "Kiki" is a refugee from South Sudan.

At last night's CNN town hall event the remaining GOP candidates say that they will not necessarily stand behind the Republican nominee.

Joe Load takes Keeler to task for his stance on Trump.  Who, Joe asks, is Keeler supporting?

Peter Franklin, a/k/a The Gabby Cabby, is on with his "True Tales of New York."  New York, he says, has had a long relationship with Donald Trump.  Franklin talks about Madonna putting up "No Parking" signs in front of her house in an effort to save parking spots in front of her house.

 

7 AM Hour

We talk about Election 2016.  This is the most interesting presidential election season any of us can remember.

Judy Reilly joins us from the Center for Family Life and Recovery to talk about Alcohol Awareness Breakfast in April at the Hart's Hill inn.  It takes place on April 5, 2016.

Cynthia plays for $100 in Hobika's Free Money Question of the Day.  She wins a gift certificate for dinner at Carmella's Cafe in New Hartford.

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We talk about child abuse cases in New York.

After beating the Rochester Americans last night the Utica Comets are one step closer to a playoff game.

Apple Inc. now says that it wants to know how the Federal Bureau of Investigation broke into the iPhone of terrorist Syed Farook.

Happy birthday to:

  • Don Arbeiter from Utica
  • Jenny Donnelly from Utica

Jenny from Utica wins a gift certificate for a birthday cake from the Florentine Pastry Shop in Utica.

We talk about 17-year-old Ross Minor who was shot in the head by his father when he was eight years old.  His brother Ryan was killed by his father before he committed suicide.  He has a GoFundMe page.

Patty Duke died on Tuesday.

Bystanders in Los Angeles pulled victims from a burning car.

A young man paid off the mortgage of his grandparents and then gave them a trip to the Bahamas.

We speak with Ross Minor.

8 AM Hour

 

Legal Lis Wiehl talks about this week's strange legal news stories.  Donald Trump is threatening to sue over lost Louisiana delegates.  A legislator in New Jersey wants to make texting while walking a crime.  A man was arrested for not returning a VHS tape for more than a decade.

Chloe Taylor Brown joins us to talk about how young women can learn to be strong.  She says that young women need to talk a "Superwoman" stance.  Keeler says that children should learn to advocate for themselves and Chloe says that proper parenting will support that.

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Eben Brown from Fox News joins us to talk about the latest on Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski who has been charged with battery for an alleged incident with reporter Michelle Fields.  A hearing on the incident will take place in May.

 

Utica Mayor Robert Palmieri joins us to talk about the new hotel coming to Utica.

 

Did you see the guy on "Wheel of Fortune" who kept solving the puzzles with just one letter?  We'll post the video.

Enjoy your day!