Monday, December 15th, 2014

Happy Monday! Comedian Gallagher has decided he is staying in Utica. For a while at least.

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***Today’s Topics***


- Recapping a busy weekend with Gallagher, who by the way, is now STAYING IN UTICA.


- Scott Stapp of Creed has lost it. His wife called 9-1-1 as Stapp now believes that he is part of the CIA and has been trained to killed the President. Plus, a woman who bought pet rats a few years ago now has over 300.


-Barbera Walters interviews the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014.

-Ken Boone's Weather Channel Forecast - wet weather and some snow coming this week. Holding in the mid-30's for today.


- We may have a host for Gallagher...Patricia is on the line. Plus, you'd be shocked to hear who else wants to host Gallagher for a weekend!


- Syracuse basketball pulled out a last second win on Sunday, but coach Jim Boeheim has some harsh words for his players. He was critical of the team's ability to do simple things, like catching the ball and unnecessary fouls.



Donna Purdy (Jeff Monaski, WIBX)
Donna Purdy (Jeff Monaski, WIBX)

- Donna Purdy with Oneida County's Farm Services Agency. What services are available to local farmers? And, the agency is looking to fill an opening.



- Tom Heiland of Utica Mack joins us to recap his take on the toy drive and a busy weekend with Gallagher.


- Caller Bill points out two unusual happening at the Jets game: First the Jets won, and it was the first time an NFL game has ever ended 16-11. Plus, we recap what was a big weekend for the Buffalo Bills.


- Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi wants to know why gas prices in Utica are so much higher than Albany and Syracuse.

You can sign his petition here


Jim Haid Utica Rescue Mission (Jeff Monaski, WIBX)
Jim Haid Utica Rescue Mission (Jeff Monaski, WIBX)

- The Utica Rescue Mission is asking for turkeys to help feed the needy this Christmas. Jim Haid stops by. If you'd like to donate, call 735-1645.

Plus, Dr. Al Johnson on to talk reports that this year's flu shot is a dud? Dr. Johnson tells us whether this year's shot will fight the strain of flu that is circulating.


- John Malcolm is Director of Heritage's Meese Center for Legal & Judicial Studies. Do people care more about gun rights, or gun control? A new Pew Research study may surprise you.


- Our Market President and Chief Revenue Officer, Karen Carey, with her thoughts on Gallgher's visit. Or, should we say Gallagher's relocation to Utica?

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