Monday, June 20th, 2016

 

6 AM Hour

We discuss the latest developments in New York's 22nd Congressional District race.  Approximately 25-percent of the voters in each region that comprises NY22 are undecided.  Steven Wells and Claudia Tenney are neck-and-neck, George Phillips is trailing.

There are new developments in the story about local pediatricians pulling out of the Mohawk Valley Health System.  The Utica Observer-Dispatch ran a front page story over the weekend.  MVHS is scheduled to hold a press conference later today.

We speak with Fox News' Rachel Sutherland about Election 2016, the presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders, and gun control.

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We recap some of the celebrity passings over the weekend.

It was Monaski's first Father's Day.

And Keeler used a mosquito smoker over the weekend.  We'll explain.

And have we politicized even rainbows?  As a rainbow appears over a vigil for the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting protestors against the LGBT community say it was just a coincidence.

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Dennis calls to try to win today's Free Money Question of the Day.  He wins a gift certificate from Carmela's Cafe in New Hartford.

7 AM Hour

Political science Professor Allan Saxe joins us from the University of Texas at Arlington to discuss whether Donald Trump can turn it all around.  He says that it will be "very difficult" for Trump to turn things around in this election.

Keeler tells us how some people are eligible to get free tickets from Ticketmaster.

Happy birthday to:

  • Frank Schultz from Utica
  • Amy Tallman from Clinton

Frank wins a certificate for a birthday cake from the Florentine Pastry Shop on Bleecker Street in Utica.  Congratulations!

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Clayton from New Hartford tries to win the Free Money Question of the Day.  He wins a gift certificate from Carmela's Cafe in New Hartford.

We revisit the poll numbers from New York's 22nd Congressional District.  The latest poll was done by the Liberty Opinion Research firm.  The race is a "perfect toss up" Tenney and Wells.

Caller Sue from Utica criticizes the performance of Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney in the last debate.

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The Utica Observer-Dispatch published a letter from one of the physicians, Dr. Dawn Bard of Utica Pediatrics, alleging that there were safety concerns at the Mohawk Valley Health System hospitals in Utica.

8 AM Hour

Former Herkimer County District Attorney and current DA candidate Michael "Mike" Daley is on.  He takes issue with some of the assertions made by current District Attorney Jeffrey Carpenter last week on this program.  He makes some assertions of his own.

CNY Homepage's Angie Pavlovsky joins us as we welcome her as one of the newest anchors, along with Mike Hoey, of WUTR.

New York Senator Joseph Griffo is in studio wrapping up the latest New York legislative session.

Senator Griffo is joined by Greeley Ford, just appointed to the New York State Liquor Authority.

Ryan in Utica tries to win a Free Money Question of the Day.  He wins a certificate from Carmela's Cafe in New Hartford.

Enjoy your day!