Thursday, September 8th, 2016

6 AM Hour

Recapping last night's Utica Common Council meeting, where the council voted down a plan to sell property to Riccelli Northern for an asphalt plant in North Utica. Plus, Fox's Rachel Sutherland on the Commander-In-Chief forms between Trump and Clinton

Robots for sex? What is the world coming to?

Andrew is on the road, bringing coffee to a group of local workers who are on strike

7 AM Hour

We speak with workers from Dominion Transmission who are currently locked out over a dispute about future retirement benefits, according to the workers.

Patrick Vincent will face incumbent Marc Butler in the 118th Assembly district next week. Pat is on to talk about what he would do differently in Albany.

Matt Roberts, co-founder of Sherrill Manufacturing, joins us to talk about his company - which is the only stainless steel flatware manufacturer in the US and Canada.

In the 101st Assembly district, two Republicans will face off in a primary next week. One of them is Brian Miller. He joins the program to talk about key issues, including unfunded mandates that local governments are burdened with from the state.

We quickly chat with Utica Councilwoman Samantha Colosimo Testa about last night's vote to reject the sale of property to Riccelli Northern.

8 AM Hour

Talking with Ben and Jeremy Zogby about an upcoming regional planning presentation - "What Comes Next? Managing Demographic Changes in a Dynamic Community". Register for tickets here.

Bill Rockhill of Bear Creek Carpentry, and Rick Lewis on to talk about the television premiere of Bear Creek. Tiny Houses, Big Stories - airing tonight.

John Naegele brings us some Adirondack Oktoberfest. Plus, Katie Reilly, Justin Parkinson and Zee Donaldson in studio discussing this weekend's Downtown Getdown music festival. Details at MadeInUtica.com.