Tuesday, May 31st, 2016


6 AM Hour

We talk about the weekend news story about the explosion in Floyd.

And we talk gorillas.

Sheriff Rob Maciol of the Oneida County Sheriff's Office gives us an update about the explosion in Floyd.

We continue to talk about the gorilla story.

Jack Hanna says that the Cincinnati Zoo made the correct decision.

Dr. Henry Heimlich performed his signature Heimlich Maneuver on a woman at a senior hom ein Ohio last week.

7 AM Hour

Are WIBX's Congressional candidate promos unfair?

We talk about the 22nd Congressional District race.  Keeler says that Tenney has the political advantage.  George Phillips, the group agrees, has a better chance at winning the GOP nod at this point than does Steven Wells.

We speak with first alternate Trump delegate Bill Keal.  He will be at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio in July.  He says that he hopes that the GOP will be unified by then.

Happy birthday to:

      • Heather Dziegel from Clinton
      • John Everson
      • Lisa Gilberti from Utica
      • Gina Primarolo
      • Laurie Rock from Utica

Heather from Utica wins the certificate for a birthday cake from the Florentine Pastry Shop in Utica.


We recap the Floyd explosion story.


We speak with Bethan Maher of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad about a rally planned for Friday after New York State announced its decision to not support the railroad.  The Rally for the Rails will take place June 3rd, 2016 at the State Office Building in Utica, New York.  She says that they still have hope that their lawsuit will be successful and that New York legislators will reverse Governor Andrew Cuomo's decision to discontinue rail service and tear up some of the trails.

We talk about a "number one dad," or maybe the dad was not so swell.  The man used his daughter as a human shield when officers tried to taze the man.

8 AM Hour

It is "World No Tobacco Day" and Heather Bernet joins us in studio with Sue Casanova.  They talk about the Bridges Tobacco Prevention Program, which strives to impact the billions of dollars spent on tobacco advertising and how that affects children.

We replay our interview with Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol about the Floyd explosion over the weekend.  We expect to get more information later today.

Via telephone Lt. Colonel Denny Gillem joins us to talk about women in the military.  He says that political correctness is the driving force in the military today.

We speak with Dawn Lerman, author of "My Fat Dad."  She shares her food journey.





Enjoy your day!