Monday, November 28th, 2016

6 AM Hour

Bill is back from his Thanksgiving showdown with carbohydrates - but he's happy to say he behaved for the rest of the weekend and has his diet back on track.

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi is upset that I Love NY travel signs in NY were made in Arkansas. And, the state of California wants to make it illegal for an attorney to have sexual relations with a client. While Keeler sees the concern, he asks do we need a law for that?

Fox's Tonya J. Powers on hot Cyber Monday deals..while Keeler does some online browsing of his own. Bill also ponders whether to buy pre-sale movie tickets for the new Star Wars.

Rachael Witter joins us for a LIVE forecast - Highs in the 50s for Tuesday and Wednesday, before head back toward freezing weather for the weekend.

Fidel Castro died Friday at the age of 90. And, Carol Brady - Florence Henderson in real life - passed away on Thanksgiving Day.

Guy interrupts flight with his pro-Trump shouting - story here.

Woman runs triathlon, breaks fingers, delivers then goes home to cook Thanksgiving dinner - story here. Monaski wonders why the rest of the family is so lazy?

7 AM Hour

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi has a gripe with I Love NY signs that were made in Arkansas. He wonders why the signs weren't made in New York State. He explains that the companies awarded the contracts were all in New York, but one of the companies sub-contracted an Arkansas company for the work.

Photographer Lynsey Addario recently spoke at Syracuse University. She joins us and shares some incredible stories with us.

FREE Money Question of the Day - The answer is Cyber Monday and this was likely our easiest FREE Money Question in a looonnngggg time...

We speak with John Tomassi, president of the Upstate Transportation Association. He's on to talk about Uber and other ride sharing services. He says they aren't opposed to the services, but says background checks and fingerprinting are a must.

The most downloaded Christmas songs of all-time:

  • 5. Brenda Lee - Rocking Around the Christmas Tree
  • 4. Justin Bieber - Mistletoe
  • 3. Trans Siberian Orchestra
  • 2. song from Frozen - Do You Wanna Build A Snowman?
  • 1. Maria Carey - All I Want for Christmas Is You?

8 AM Hour

The Utica OD's Ron Moshier has a preview of high school basketball. Who does he like heading into the season?

The topic of hitchhiking came up on the show this morning, Callers are weighing-in. We found a link that says hitchhiking is illegal in New York - here's the link I referenced.

Checking in with Professor Allan Saxe - his thoughts in the recount and more post-election news.

Susan Streeter joins us with information on a benefit for the Ava Dorfman Senior Center. Their Holiday Bazaar and Cookie Run is this Saturday from 9-3 at the center. Over 25 varieties of cookies. But, you must pre-order by December 1st. Call 337-8230.

Keeler has the story of an eight-month old child that was ejected from a vehicle that flipped over after being struck by a truck. The baby was found 35-feet away in a drainage ditch. She did have a scratch on her...and otherwise was just fine!!! Some are calling it divine intervention.