Thursday, August 17th, 2017

6 AM Hour

- Rachel Sutherland of Fox News Radio updates us on the latest from North Korea and the thought that maybe Trump's tough talk is working.

- Tonya J. Powers of Fox News Radio is on this morning to give us an update on several Confederate statues being taken down across the country.

7 AM Hour

- We speak with Venus Lanaux who is running for the Oneida County Legislature in District 23. He is running on the Democrat and Working Families Party. She tells us why she wants to take this journey.

- Mayor Jackie Izzo is on this morning to discuss with us the story of former Rome Councilman Louis DiMarco. He plead guilty to Unemployment Fraud after, as many claim, he unintentionally forgot to claim his Council salary to his unemployment benefits.

- We are joined by Assemblyman Brian Miller to catch up and see how his first term is going and to talk about his recent hip replacement.

- Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi is on this morning to talk about the events of Charlottesville, VA. He reacts to Trump's comments and Congresswoman Tenney's reaction to them.

- Jen DeWeerth is one of the people organizing a candlelight vigil for 6-year-old Qasir Lee Brown who was killed when he was struck by an SUV in Utica. Get more details

8 AM Hour

- We speak with Republican Chair in the City of Utica, Joe Hobika, on Common Council Candidate Thayer who lied about his military service. We also talk about a Facebook post by Samantha Colosimo-Testa calling him out on his leadership.

- Rick Lewis is in from 'The Beer Next Door' and he's on to talk about his upcoming documentary.

- Carl Nicastro is in this morning. He is battling MS, but he has received several stem-cell treatments and he's raising funds for another. He has a benefit coming up and we talk about his journey so far.

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