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Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Today we talk about the casino issue in the county. We'll talk with Anthony Picente and Jeff Gural of Vernon Downs. We will also talk to a New Hartford student who is trying for a spot on the 2018 Olympic Luge team.


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***Today’s Topics***

6:10-6:20:

- The Bills suffer a big loss, Syracuse does as well, and there will be a 'Wizard of Oz' themed casino coming to Chittenango.

Keeler "Night Before XMAS" Poem Parody

- It's almost Christmas here in Utica! (Well and everywhere else as well).

6:20-6:35:

- We talk about the epic adventure that is Christmas Shopping!

6:40-6:50:

- We talk about Cuba and how their country is cut off from the internet and new cars. Ray Stagich from the Weather Channel gives us the Christmas week forecast.

6:50-7:00:

- A woman on the Australian 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?' blew an easy question which was the first question.

- A man took the WHAM! song "Last Christmas" and slowed it down.

'Inspiring Awesome' Podcast

- James Carbary and Kenneth Ortiz are the founders of a podcast that share stories to inspire others to do good things in our community.

John Zogby - Zogby Analytics

- We talk to John about Obama's Report Card with emphasis on the Cuba situation.

Anthony Picente - Oneida County Executive

- Mr. Picente is on to talk about the new casino being built in Chittenango. It is a 'Wizard of Oz' themed casino called "Yellow Brick Road." (audio file below)

Jeff Gural - Owner of Vernon and Tioga Downs

- Jeff is on to give his thoughts on the Seneca Casino project and the Chittenango casino to be built. The Chittenango casino caught him by complete surprise.

 

Mary Jo Beach - Villa Verona Vineyard

- Mary Jo is the former GM of Townsquare Media and she is now the owner of the Villa Verona Vineyard!

Blake Hagberg - New Hartford Student and Luger

- Before we get to Blake, we play Adam Sandler's famous "Hanukkah Song."

- Blake hopes to be on the 2018 Olympic Luge team. His inspiration was Erin Hamlin.

8:45-8:50:

- We talk about our Christmas Eve show and holiday TV classics. We also discuss the most iconic toys!

Wrapping Up For The Day

- We close with a comment from Stefan.