The Finger Lakes Morning News is how the Finger Lakes wake up, weekday mornings from 5:30-9.
The show is hosted by Ted Baker. Ted’s 39 year broadcast career has taken him from his home town in New Hampshire to Texas, Massachusetts, Iowa and now, the Finger Lakes. He’s frustrated by his inability to talk sense into his conservatve co-hosts.
Greg Cotterill covers local news for the western Finger Lakes from the Geneva newsroom. Greg likes the Grateful Dead and his Jeep. He doesn’t like slow drivers and Indian tribes who don’t pay taxes.
Steve Penstone reports on the eastern Finger Lakes from our WAUB studios in Auburn. He is frustrated by the continued ineptitude of his beloved Maple Leafs and his inability to talk sense into Ted.
We check local news at :04 and :34 past the hour, with headlines at :20 and :50 past. Kevin Williams has the most accurate weather forecast in the Finger Lakes, including our live in-depth weather chat at 6:38. CBS covers world and national news at :04 and :30 past the hour.
We’ve got financial markets covered with Your Money Now at the bottom of the hour and our financial market preview with David DeCourcey from Merrill Lynch at 8:55.
The Finger Lakes Morning News starts with the most comprehensive ag reporting in the Finger Lakes. It starts with Derek Simmonds from Cornell Cooperative Extension of Seneca County, and continues with the Successful Farming Radio Magazine and the Ag Radio Network Update, covering the issues of importance for farmers in upstate New York.
Ted and Steve have conversations with newsmaker guests at 7:50, 8:15 and 8:38.
You won’t want to miss Police Beat, our daily roundup of crooks, drunks and assorted fools at 6:42. We’ve got local sports at :16 past the hour and Ted, Greg and Steve discuss the important issues of the day at 6:10, 7:10 and 7:40.
You’re guaranteed to be informed when you start your day with the Finger Lakes Morning News on Finger Lakes News Radio.
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