Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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***Today’s Topics***


- A man in Utica opened his front door and someone had thrown gas on him and set him on fire. He suffered sever burns on 40% of his body and is now in a burn center.

- Big news out of the Vatican, this pope has said that there are positive qualities to same-sex couples.

- We talk about the Monday Night Football game and the fact that despite a hot start by the Rams, the 49ers came back and won 31-17.


- The word is Kim Jung-Un has been spotted and despite walking with a cane, he is doing okay. Dennis Rodman can relax.

- We get the latest on the Ebola Virus and the fact that the CDC is re-thinking their approach to the virus.

- Dr. Nancy Snyderman is in voluntary quarantine however she put people at risk when she went out for a coffee.

- I don't know how you can't be nervous when everyday different cases are popping up all over the place. Hospitals in NYC are having problems containing the Super Germs.

- ISIS continues to behead people in Iraq.


- We talk about the lack of ability for data from Apple of Google to track people who are committing crimes.

- Bill doesn't have a problem with probable cause when it comes to search warrants. We discuss privacy and tracking people, and EZ Pass gets included in the conversation.

Ray Stagich - The Weather Channel

- Ray gives us his Weather Channel forecast and despite some Thursday thunderstorms, it's going to warm up considerably today and tomorrow. Ray says there is nothing wrong with using the 16-day forecast.


- Bill gets on Andrew about the tough questions he's chosen for the Free Money Question of the Day.

- Nobody would have guessed the longest word in the Spanish language.

- Dan gets in as caller #7 and tries his darndest, but does not answer today's question. It was: What was Ray Crock famous for selling?McDonald's.Dan guessed "Crock Pot."

- You will have another chance this morning before 9 to win $100.

Jean O'Toole - NY Beef Council

- Jean is in today as part of our weight loss challenge. She brought in chili, which Andrew will not try due to the fact that it is not a part of his diet plan, but it looks and smells delicious.

- We talk about ways to effectively lose weight and how beef can be a big part of that.

- We talk about the percentages of votes for the three guys and we learn that Andrew is terrible at math.

- For the recipe she brought in today, visit:


- Chris Brown is in the news because he Tweeted out that Ebola is a form of population control.

- We talk about Elizabeth Hasselback's opinion that we should close off the border. Bill hates to agree with her, but shouldn't there be some control?

- We also discuss the fact that the airport thing may be stupid. This virus has an incubation period of almost a month.


- There is an older woman who is 114-years-old and she had to lie about her age so that she can join Facebook. Anna was forced to lie about her age and the year goes all the way back to 1905 and not 1900.

- We have a bonus round for the Fast Money Question of the Day and Kandee is the contestant. Bill gives her the question: In Chess which player traditionally goes first? The answer Kandee gave was the youngest player, but the correct answer is white. Kandee doesn't win the $100, but she wins dinner for 2 at Carmella's.

Ron Moshier - Utica OD

- Ron is with the Utica OD and he is on to give us a delayed High School football recap and what the playoff picture is looking like.

- Little Falls is one of the big surprises of the season.

- Ron talks about the format for the high school playoffs and Ron says that he would rather have a longer regular season and have fewer teams make the playoffs.

Michael Mott - "Where The Sky Ends" (Dance Mix EP)

- Bill suggests Global Warming should happen sooner to avoid the colder weather.

- Boxing legend Leon Spinks has been hospitalized due to complications from an abdomen surgery. He is doing better though according to his wife and friends.

- Michael originally released his album "Where The Sky Ends" and now he is releasing a "Dance Remix."

- We talk about the fact that the music industry is so different than it was in the 70s. He's lucky to have a great record label that allows him to do some crazy stuff. He also writes musicals. His first musical is called "Mob Wife." He wrote that back when he was 16-years-old.

- His inspiration comes from Italian culture and Italian television and movies.

- To Get The New EP you can go to: You can also get it on iTunes and Amazon.


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- A retired man named Allen Law in Minneapolis has handed out nearly 520,000 sandwiches over 13 years to homeless people in the area.

- A woman in Philadelphia after the Eagles game stole a homeless veterans prosthetic leg while he was singing. Crazy Story! Apparently this isn't the first time this has happened.

- Stefan calls up to talk about the honors given to long time New York Mills Men's Basketball Coach Mike Tomassetti.

- Tom calls up to explain what those street performers are called and how warm it was a thousands years ago.

- William calls in to talk about Mike Tomassetti.

Dr. Stanley Glick - Drug To Fight Addiction

- Dr. Glick is from the Albany Medical Center and he is working on a drug that is revolutionary. It is a synthetic compound that is designed to help fight addictions. It's called MC-18 and they have treated many types of animals.

- This drug will literally help fight addictions of many different kinds. It has something to do with the dopamine in your brain. It works in an alternate pathway. This drug prevents the kick the drug had traditionally given them.

- The drug is designed to work over a couple of hours, but will decrease the drug intake in one day.

- They don't believe that it will have negative side-effects such as joy from a good pizza or an amusement park ride.

- There are still some questions that need to be answered and he feels they will be answered with human trials.

- Initial human trials have begun in Brazil and the first trial went very well. Things are progressing steadily.

- He comments on the role pharmaceutical in fighting drug addiction. They don't want to historically deal with treating drug addiction, but this is a disease that needs to be treated. He feels locking up drug addicts is like locking up a diabetic patient.

Phillip Creighton - TSM Co-Worker

Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino, WIBX / Townsquare Media
Photo Credit: Kristine Bellino, WIBX / Townsquare Media

- Before we get to Phil we give another person a chance to win that $100 with our Free Money Question of the Day. Harry doesn't answer it in time, but he still wins dinner at Carmella's.

- Phillip Creighton is in studio today to talk about the big event we have coming up. It's the Haunted Rails Ghost Train and even though the Ghost Hunting is sold out, we still have one heck of a party planned. There will be food, cash bar, and dancing. There will be giveaways for the best costume and more.



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