Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Topics today…

When does CNN stop covering the Malaysian Plane 24/7?  We're doing contest.

Lainey's Army, not quite happy

A swarm of bees at the Yankee pre-season game in Florida yesterday.  They had to clear the field while groundskeepers attempted to 'swish' them away.  The public address announcer played music as they crew tried to rid the outfield of the bees.  What song?

A woman in Massachusetts Saved her kids from a runaway car - She's a Hero

Her two kids were in the car while it started rolling down a steep driveway.  She threw herself under the wheel to slow it down.  Unbelievable!

Here's the TV report.

Baggy Cabby Peter Franklin

Peter talks about the Harlem apartment explosion, plus Coney Island is a great place to vacation.

Check his website for the best tour in New York City.

March Madness - Have you filled out your bracket?

Brandon Lang was the inspiration for the movie 'Two for the Money' - nobody picks the game like he does on his website.

Lainey's Arm Kim Strong

Talking about the man pleading guilty and being sentenced to jail-time for the death of the dog Lainey, which inspired the formation of the animal rights group, Lainey's Army.

What did the Ending of the Sopranos Really Mean?

Here's a video that goes through the final scene and it seems accurate.  The finale' is explained, I think, properly.

A few Contest Ideas

CNN Contest - What Day will They Stop 24/7 Coverage?

Another Contest:  Truth or Bull

Juanita Bass Is Sad Today

Her father was the first black mayor of a village in New York State and that village is no more.  Last night, people in Bridgewater voted to dissolve the village and merge with the town.


Rick E. Lewis - a local Videographer and his Documentary on Craft Beer

Rick E. Lewis is on to talk about his film and Utica On Tap, this Saturday at the Stanley.  Ryan Frable is also in to discuss the event on Saturday.  Get tickets for $30 in advance on our website.  Tickets are $40 at the door.

Part of Rick's Documentary features Ommegang Brewery which is featured as the 'Game of Thrones' beer.  Here's the video...

OMMEGANG Brewmaster Phil Leinhart at the Great American Beer Festival from Rick E. Lewis on Vimeo.

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