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News radio 930 WD EA and now we interrupt this program to bring you a special message from the new. President of the world greetings unwashed masses I am now in total and absolute control as -- Rudolph I demand complete servitude and exactly three cookies of all mapped out. They have something to say to me pretty damn sore arm and have something to -- and -- I am very basic let's get one thing straight this is my show and it's a serious intellectual our discussion and wanna keep it that way you salon. I don't simulate Obama mayors Tom is a wonderful man -- local. How are you the best man. Undoubtedly he's obviously some sort of Superman I just need to know if he has any shortcomings it'll make me feel better news radio 930 WPG and the -- voice -- plus. Afternoon. It's Michael -- going -- for Tom Bauerle here on the news radio 930 WBE and this is my last day in -- chair. -- back on Monday I'm sure you're glad to hear that. He's had a well deserved rest this week and were creeping up on the holidays here so next week I won't be able to rest -- be shop and but in my extreme all the stuff. That I never duke and I always go see my family in Ohio during Christmas but I can't this year. So me and my wife and twelve year old daughter and my fifteen month old daughter again gather around the old fuel to walk. And the Christmas tree. Right here in buffalo looks like to have -- white Christmas which is great. You know yesterday I spent. The first few minutes of the show. Shouting habit I was pretty upset. I understood that the Democrats were fun in the county legislature. We're forcing a bill or against fracking and anti fracking bill that would basically. Give the finger to the or natural gas industry and told them we really don't want to jobs. Mom and I think I accused. Lynn Merritt -- can legislate in Maryland legislator longer and I accuse them -- press -- press in the the legislation forward. And just a few minutes later. The vote happened in the legislature and it just so happened that you recount Democrat chairman. And that there chief staff of legislature. Jeremy Zoller is here tell me that in fact two Republicans were behind that bill. Legislator Kevin Hardwick. And -- The minority leader. Jon Mills. Two Republicans voted against fracking to Republicans I was shocked it blew my mind. In fact. Of course it took the hours. Couple of at least to pull my foot out of my mouth -- was. Blaming the Democrats when in fact we had complicit Republicans. Legislator Kevin Hardwick and legislator John -- now I've never thought that Kevin Margaret was a conservative. He's not exactly. Of that -- Jon Mills however is fairly conservative certainly. Fiscally. Army in for a time he was my legislator because before the redistricting he represented east I was extremely disappointed in on bills and and it makes me. -- easy to think that these Republicans the ones who -- have taken over taken over. The the county legislature. It's. Who -- there to be sworn in as the majority in January. And then -- They're gonna be running the legislature I thought things would change we all thought things would change but now we know we know it's we have incontrovertible. Proof. The changing of the guard at the county legislature means absolutely nothing to meet you nothing. Kevin Hardwick and chairman of the new incoming chairman Jon Mills. Are not reliable votes four Republican issues not at all not at all. You cannot rely upon them now I understand that Kevin -- and actually you know Kevin. Legislate Hardwicke. Who's a professor Kinney shoes has decided that you know to come in and and talk to me about his -- which I consider to be. A gentlemanly thing to do I'm gonna do my best would be respectful. He's coming in today at 430. To talk about his vote against jobs here in the in western new York and he's going to be before him take a brief. Accident -- a thirty minute discussion. With eureka adequate. Chris Jacobs who will not talk about fracking talking about the issues that matter to us all of us who. Live and work in -- count me. A lot of good things -- a lot of authority from the clerk's office and will be discussing that with us at 4 o'clock. But right now I I just wanted to talking about how ridiculous the Republican amid incoming Republican majorities. In the Erie county legislature. I'm shocked now we also had. A -- A Dixon who was not a Republican so you can't be blaming you're about. Not voting in Republican fashion. Lynn Dixon also voted against jobs here in Western Europe voted against fracking here in Western New York. And and you know I'm not gonna hold that against Dirk is I don't really know with the independence party stands for is at all none of those do. So. I don't think she's violating any. Any platform plank because they have no platform she it is registered member of the independence -- so while I despise her vote as much as I despise all nine votes. Against jobs here in Western New York. Com under the camp holder to it because she doesn't come through Republican Party in the Democrats expect the Democrats to vote for the -- -- -- the protesters were crowding out the the county legislature on building for the county legislature. -- They were all around all their signs and fracking you know and it's my understanding is the place don't like crazy. They really need to put a shower and build shower. Outside of your legislature perhaps they should require anyone who comes in to the shower in the last month and they have a picture. Miners in the place don't click -- but. They were there they were intimidating -- legislate tours like -- we do and Jon -- I understand told there was gonna vote against the Republican caucus he said he was gonna vote against. That's set and then when it came time to vote he voted for. Kevin Hardwick said up front he was -- against and so he's gonna vote for it and did exactly as he threatened. So. We really don't know I mean here's the problem I can't and that is that. They're killing jobs the killing jobs and I'll tell you why. But. Joining us here are on the line here is Ed Kilgore -- everybody knows that no power here in. Here in west Bjorkman and Ed is now is no longer employed in the the broadcasting industry he's working for Terry -- goal and has spent months now. In the fracking fields out in if not just been in Pennsylvania and elsewhere and Ed you're on the road right now are out there headed to Pittsburgh right. What did you think about this vote against fracking in the county legislature. Well. Personal anybody listened to -- -- The goal. Hydraulic archery industry -- about what they. -- -- every month ago -- a lot more than any of the county legislators. Well it's well. The reason you're correct about it's. Putting a ban. In your -- on the sort of like Sammy. Waters in the -- just. There's not in matters worse oil shale. Were actually in Erie county. And over that your point about. Buffalo will be. A potential -- for. Companies to -- regional. From world war -- eventually I think will be a matter on. Economic. New York State just cannot. Pinching me to board when you have got 31 -- stories that are truly. It safely and -- display at all these ridiculous claims of the water was ultimately be condemned -- years it's. It ships so exaggerated -- whispered to support it. I should say because I was well legislators murder in the week. Belatedly -- votes to terror. But it. Did you sense. -- monitors. In view at all. Buffalo. And this thing I arts and certainly don't believe. That that your county legislators have been really give their -- work goes on like energy. Situation. You're gonna have all its problems but there -- all problems that you worked out there and working with the people. Like spend time with the people on it. What Virginia and -- bring in Ohio -- on out there I watched the way. They work in the -- -- worker Berkshire should bail. -- seekers and safeguards. Put in replaced. And these people all environment so that's who these people don't understand is that. -- order. To make sure about the environment in the land. Wannabe polluting while Rocco first and they don't. You know the or soldier only goes so far below the water groupers. That it doesn't get mixed open in the water some people seem to break it's just. Doesn't happen and so. It you know. My point was that you know Buffalo's -- -- oil there are hurt in the -- it's a Cassini drilling in Erie county but what. Pittsburgh is what's happening in Pittsburgh even though they do have some pretty close by Marcellus Shale opportunities. -- Pittsburgh is that headquarters of the different gas companies and I was told by the industry that buffalo was going to be the Pittsburgh of New York for the industry. Tell us what what is happening in Pittsburgh with the industry. Well it's interesting because we've utilized a lot of -- in all some -- for now about where. The company I work for -- management services LP is located at. I'm an underground. There and you'll see all the beautiful headquarters work. Chesapeake can show them and and the rules don't even -- Corporations located in Pittsburgh but there're several even though. Issues juggernaut they are actually going to this report malveaux which I think -- -- kind of ironic is funny there's a lot of good. -- -- -- -- Third bird bird which mean Marcel surely go all around the Pittsburgh area sort does a logical place but. Terrorists are -- amount of Marcellus Shale in the southern trigger. Seoul. And when. They start trapping matter and there are a lot of reasons why I'm a little discouraged about what. But if and when they find who that would be logical for companies to wanna locate. In buffalo but with the ban on -- sent out by -- -- county. Even though it means nothing really doesn't -- because there's more toward if you. In a moratorium is lifted Denver via legal battle. But like Erie county to supersede what the state says OK so you've got a lot of people wells could. Developed on this but the but the bears just symbolic it really means nothing. Well demands in the negative message to any potential oil and gas companies that might wanna relocate -- Well you know at every basically what represented the industry told meet this morning was that they -- that the the county gave them the finger. They -- the finger. Do they need to open their offices in their ancillary operations near a major airport in Buffalo's airport is that -- just one nearest to. The that the Marcellus Shale play. It and New York but they're telling me you know at you know when to give me the finger I'm not coming back I'm not coming back and those jobs and are gone. He and it's it's more than just two it's a lot of the bill -- actions in that. The New York State what we imposed on drilling in New York State also a problem because I know. The talk. From the engine yours that I -- and petroleum experts is that each wells drilled and now we're talking about -- unconventional drilling of course Arnold -- shale and the because there is some drilling going on in New York -- be changed by the war torn but. Talk about or culturally -- -- -- Each well -- office. Over a million dollars more than you actually well would -- drill here in West Virginia or -- a very. Or -- the other places in the commercial stations -- You know. But typical well well it -- search wells. You're talking six -- twelve million dollars extra. These oil companies are plenty of of of places to drill. Well where they don't have to incur that expense so that's another problem but I foresee down the road. When New York eventually goes a lift the moratorium. Well you know it I was vastly I mean just deeply disappointed and embarrassed action because right. Took me hours diploma -- now than it was very you know and journeys -- the chairman Democrat party was here. Watching me square -- very polite about it did and giggle and laugh from your point Stacy union dues she should listen. The Republicans abandoned. The industry of -- joined in the chorus of middle fingers at them. And I -- to -- the -- even if we get fracking in New York they're gonna go somewhere. Yeah and the something nobody needs you need me and it's it's very easy to come up with a with a law which passed. In the and it's very very hard to or -- in the hell are difficult to undo it and 22 to rectify that. And I'm I'm not going to be you know I I I I know Calvin and I know a lot of you know a lot of the legislators and right. Big -- the job they do I really think they haven't studied the issues you are but I'm not. In my heart of arts and nobody element because otherwise they would not a vote of spam there's just no possible way up and you. The actual facts of LB. Usually work at all you know soon Merck will be energy independent. -- -- Well Ed Kilgore you know I think people are probably surprised to hear you talking about for I brought fracturing instead of the Buffalo Bills in the sabres but. We really appreciate you called in from the road I know you're off to you are off to Pittsburgh. Which could have been buffalo but it won't be now. 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You know what really happened in the kind of legislature yesterday the way that they passed that fracking bill you know only two people vote against one was. Conservative Party member Joseph Rico. American legislator from the south -- area. And kind of legislature legislate tore into -- to a lot of people aren't known for its leaders from the east and street. But. I have a legislator retail on the line here Joseph caused -- -- good good thanks for -- and you know people are talking about this I'm actually getting beat up pretty good on Twitter and FaceBook. But. This bill that passes anti -- -- Ed Kilgore was just on talking about what a shame it is but what's interesting here is you're the only one. Who now from the legislature who actually reached out and contacted the industry nobody not one county legislator. Called anybody from the pro fracking the pro. Jobs the pro natural gas industry side. Everybody just stood there and an end and suffered through the body odor and and these tattoos of the people standing around with their signs joke. Tell us how I mean if there's a posting on politics and why debt met my my blog. From one of the writers who were who -- they cheated yesterday didn't. I I read the the post on your website it's a great site. And -- and they wouldn't -- cheated and the other residents are counting retreat. You know there was never an opportunity. For both sides of the conversation. To come together and have a discussion. This flaw was clocked in on Wednesday afternoon to date of the day before Thanksgiving. A public hearing was -- that same day I myself a member of the legislature found out about the public hearing. From one of the anti fracking. Coordinators you know one of the people that work they were coming out to speak out against -- in in favor of the -- against tracking. You would think that said the -- of the legislature would have notified members before. -- -- threatened groups but unfortunately that didn't happen. Right it and it fact you know I've I've talked to members of the year people from the and natural gas industry not only did they not know. Bomb they were told there there's you know that this if this bill. Is going to be voted on in the it must go to commute committee hearing and they were hoping to be invited to the committee here in fact they were making plans to participate in the committee hearing but. They didn't allow committee here today. No -- -- it and if you look at if you if you look at the agenda you'll see laws that have been put into place that have been sitting out there on our agenda for you know over a year. This plot was put in and voted on in two weeks there was never an opportunity for to go to the energy environment committee work should have gone. And and have a discussion from both sides. There wasn't even a discussion that the committee meeting about a lot from the anti crackers there is a public hearing that was set up you know in conjunction with. Chairwoman grant and legislator -- who scheduled everything. They knew the date being at the time and they were able to organize their people and you know god love -- they're incredibly well organized. But they organize their people to come and you basically have an anti fracking rally inside the chambers of the legislature. Yeah really I I understand I would I I almost was I was there I just can't stand the smell you know I. I understand a couple of -- -- hang around. Hold signs of near this of course in the afternoon it's easy for them to get there because none of the work. Now at the Joseph. You thought that the Republicans organist -- of the Republican caucus was gonna stand up and unison and and and talk about how this was an anti jobs witnesses -- -- Thumbing your nose giving the finger to and tire industry. But it fell apart. While. You know this edition to the way it was passed and we also found out yesterday afternoon that the law required. -- which is state environmental quality review in order to be passed the line -- base within ballot. You know quite well with my colleagues across the aisle and you know let them know that I believe it ought to be in -- say they didn't care they want to ram it through. You know the numbers in my pocket you know would there is some that were on the fence as to what they are going to do. And I believe. How can they be on the fence they never talk to the other side. How can they do that. It's a shame yeah it it really -- the check you know I I think a you do it if if things have been done properly. We would have the you know the ability to have the discussion and make you know make or a reasonable decision as to what we're going to do rather -- you know. Cater to -- a few dozen people who were there with signs and you're trying to use scare tactics and it passes. Impressed the legislators. -- -- Impressing -- frighten and intimidate you know. Ed Kilgore with who knows everyone and -- his head -- and now he has retired from media and he news. Off to. He's now working for several months now on in the oil and gas industries just supports the specifically in the in the natural gas industry would -- fracturing. Happens and he said you know -- agree with -- -- in the Albany yesterday but when the county gives the finger to an industry. They pay attention. And even though no one -- -- fracking in Erie county was a stupid. It's like it like -- said it was. Something I don't know -- muted comparisons. -- -- nobody ever trickier. Not -- the European but you know you mentioned giving the finger to an industry you know not not too long ago. The CIB eighteen million dollars in tax rate to a Canadian company. That that produces material that he used in. Natural gas drilling. Betty Jean grant that ended the motion at the CI DA hearing. To give them those tax breaks she attended a press conference announcing the arrival. In a few months later she turned her back. On the industry and says you know they were were were willing to give tax breaks to come here but we don't really support what -- What the message does that send any job industry. You -- met in the messages to with very loud and clear. -- -- you can't say it on the air because we're having middle finger represents it is one of those bad words. But basically tells them. You'd take your jobs elsewhere folks because I talk to people in the industry today said it well first of all we're shocked the Republicans got behind -- a second of all you know there are plenty of places where can take our growth. It says that there are -- Innumerable office's office parks -- with a -- -- -- you know Chesapeake are dozens of employees. All of them making huge money I mean the average. Job is -- it in the industry in Pennsylvania summer on 7000 dollars and these and high paying jobs that would have been buffalo joke they would've been your constituents. But thanks to Kevin Hardwick and Jon Mills they're not coming here joked. They're not yet. You know I I can't speak for my colleagues did in -- and -- have Kevin -- coming on a little bit a -- to -- -- with what he had to -- You know that this. Issue Mike you're one of my constituents you know how much this affects my district and it's something that I would have loved to have had. A discussion from both sides you know let. Let the people who actually are experts in the field come and you know let us know what's going on and and how. How is that possible that Erie county can pass a law in two weeks. Get all the information and passed -- -- -- two weeks when New York State and doing their study for over six years and they don't have the determination. Make any. Also flying in the face of the president United States the leader of the Democratic Party who is in favor fracking in says that it is important states. Governor Cuomo was much as he is delaying this is not because it against it because afraid that he actually is I mean everybody knows it's going to happen it's gonna happen here. But you know what. I'm sorry it's gonna happen in this statement you know the reason it affects buffalo and an and -- told me that this is true. It's because we -- airport of these executives from the oil and gas industry need to be in a nearby city hopefully in the same state. Where they can get in and out of town to go back to their headquarters and and and talk business. And that was buffalo. Not anymore you know -- I wonder. I wonder does this indicate what's going to happen. Happened with the new Republican majority in the next legislature and so we just go ahead our hands up and forget about it now I'm not gonna happen nothing's gonna change. I wouldn't say that you I think. Going forward you'll see that you know my colleagues and I are going to lead -- legislature in -- direction in which it hasn't been 36 years. And we're gonna you know make real changes in your account. But the chairman the incoming chairman. Jon Mills voted again and voted in favor of the flip them off the industry voted in favor being different you're chairman. How are we supposed to have faith. You're gonna have to ask him why did you know I can't I can't speak for John I can only speak for myself. You know I bet there yesterday instead there yesterday and I and I. Pleaded with my colleagues not rush this through. Not force this down -- throat let's have a conversation let's be adults let's get all the information before Russian desk and they didn't well you know Kosovo. Andy in in the rammed -- I usually see legislator Republican legislator mills at the Conservative Party breakfast every Saturday morning. And I was hoping to be able to talk to them tomorrow but I'm wondering now that they've voted in favor of this anti fracking -- this anti jobs bill. Arm are are they actually going to be at the working families party breakfast tomorrow instead of the Conservative Party breakfast. Well Mike -- -- attended a breakfast until I you know that members of all political parties are welcome -- to practice studies you know anybody can -- but it's. It's a good time for people to come and discuss and share their ideas maybe that company can ask them tomorrow morning when you -- him. Formed in some. I'm gonna definitely come tomorrow morning even -- I'm not hungry. Hillary ago. You county legislator from the south towns that one of the two votes. Against the anti jobs anti frankly bill Joseph thank you for your vote at thank you for taking time to explain what happened but really appreciate it thanks for Conan. -- You know I am I. I have a lot of respect for John -- he's done such great things. For his district for Western New York in general and four were I'm from the east or he represented us for years. In fact he was my county legislator until recently. And Tony -- in the redistricting. I'm I -- woefully disappointed I you know in fact. I'm most disappointed most disappointed because they didn't even talk to the industry they talked to the people you know. The folks from the anti fracking groups have their their basket weaving majors they know nothing about this they didn't talk to one engineer who has any. Modicum of experience. In this industry and even you know. The industry most of these people are unemployed late. You know I just I just can't. Fathom why educated people. Like Kevin Hardwick would listen to one side. And not talk to the other and a Kevin's going to be in here at 430 in the -- it'll tell me I'm wrong but he spent some time in a fracking field in Pennsylvania. I doubt it. I just don't know what's happened here I wonder if we have any hope at all when this happened yesterday when. Win. Chairman's -- democratic chairman's -- kind of grinned and said you know what it's not our fault look who voted for it. I was shocked and my reaction was where all alone we were alone. We don't have any jobs. And loan we have nobody who will help us nobody. It just drives me nuts you know. We're gonna have to pay the bills here we have to take a break I have to take deep breath this is Michael Capuano and for Tom hourly on news radio 930 WB and will be right back. Eighteen degrees outside it feels like nine degrees this is Michael could go in for Tom hourly news radio 930 WB and we've got some breaking news there's been another shooting. In a school in Colorado a year almost a year today. From the tragic shooting in new town and so our first power. Time on the air today is and we talked about tracking your. Gonna have Chris Jacobs you're gonna have by Kevin hard work we're gonna have to go another direction to -- this is. Awful breaking news. Misses were talking about almost what tomorrow is the yeah actual anniversary. And the news just breaking down the police and share deputies rushed to -- high school. In now Colorado it's not clear there's at least one student. Who is in critical condition. The end. Did the sheriff's deputies were running all over the place this is just breaking now on you should be looking at the news this is something. I mean listen. I'm pro gun I'm pro Second Amendment and these tragic. Situations. In my opinion have nothing to do with your constitutional rights but they certainly are disturbing. One student in critical condition according to a hospital nearby arapahoe. -- school in Colorado. End news is coming out now it's just. It's just crazy situation. Take a look at it in the let me ask you 12 here com. Yes please ready go to a -- station once second. This is really. We were securing the school we found one additional student with a minor gunshot wound that student has also been transported to a local hospital. While we were securing the school and ensuring that is the safety of the students and staff. In that school. We located the -- individual that we believe to be the suspect in the active shooter that individual is currently deceased. And he kept fairly killed himself. That will still be part of the investigation. We know the identity of the suspect I am not going to release it at this time. I want again the -- -- you the suspect has been found inside the school. And he has deceased as a result of what appears to be they self inflicted gunshot wound. We are slowly and methodically clearing the school. And ensuring that all of our students are safe. They were safer inside their locked school room classes than they would've been had we allowed them to exit and that was part of our strategy and part of our protocol. We are now slowly methodically allowing students to lead the school in groups. We're bringing him to a location that's directly east of where we're standing. They will be boarded on school buses and transported from there to a church just south of here Paul shepherd of the hills. -- shepherd of the hills is where we will reunite CM lease with their students. We have now directed all see at least to go to the shepherded the top of the hills church. So that they can be reunited with their families are with their students. Within the next half hour to 45 minutes. I will also tell you that the response protocols around active shooters were put into place immediately. The first deputy sheriffs and police officers that were on scene immediately entered the school. To engage the shooter if they could locate that individual and also keep these students absolutely safe. Before I'll take any brief questions and it will be very brief I will tell you that I will do another very detailed brief. At 3 PM. And I'm not sure -- the location but we will put out an all media release and I'll let you know exactly what that well -- that would 3 PM -- -- happens again at 3 PM I will give you additional details and I -- you know where our investigation stands. From this point I will tell you that I will allow media trucks and media representatives. To place themselves in the westbound. Turn lanes on dry creek road. Just east of university I know that this is a confusing sight right now and in order to accommodate your needs. If you wanna put your trucks and vehicles on the in the turn lanes. Westbound dry creek just east of university that's where we will set up front for you to have your you're just you're you're -- vehicles. Costs are going well right now there. But then maybe help reduce the I'll show that with you at 3 o'clock thread just in time as a precautionary measure. We know the suspect was a student at a raffle high school we have his identity and your turn me in contact with his family her yeah yeah. Well 100. Does the -- team was transported by Littleton fire rescue in serious condition Steve. We had a CIO and he immediately initiated the active shooter protocols on his own waiting for a guy and didn't waitresses and see immediately it implemented and went after the threat. Her -- the -- had some sort of device that. And injured student was found while we were clearing the the school. That had been locked down and again the in that individual is suffering a minor -- and we are very frankly are not sure that it's a gunshot wound. Sure. That -- few things. I can't talk about it right now we will it does little more diesel at 3 o'clock how -- it -- Find themselves. It happened very quickly the time call on this it was 12:33 PM today. We had information on the radio that my deputies believe. They had the shooter down inside the school in LA within about a fourteen minutes of the of the initial call through. The call. Champions don't sperm -- Again now we have one student that was transported in serious condition with a gunshot wound. I won't I can't go into any further detail on that we have a second student that had a -- but again we don't know if that was a gunshot -- or exactly what the cause of that was all have that information for you my 3 o'clock news -- -- -- -- -- That was wrong and that. At this -- time we have not been able to locate a second suspect but that's part of our ongoing investigation that's why we are dealing with family and colleagues of the suspect to identify any other potential suspects. We will assume other suspects until we know differently and that was certainly the focus of the deputies and police officers that -- school to alleviate the the the threat. Any other weapons and no no weapons found other than the one weapon that was used in the shooting in the first got there -- -- that at this point anymore about my. I don't know that something will be part of our investigation. The student identified a specific teacher at a -- high school that he was interested in confronting. And that's teacher who was of informed of the situation an accident the school quickly I didn't want. I don't feel good that right now and that would make us. We have had no threats that we've had no luck issues that we had consumed with at this school it was this week or in the immediate past future. I'll take just two more questions and I'll close please. The seeds of the most important message right now is that we the shooter is dead. -- this as a result is that self inflicted gunshot wounds there are no other threats at this time we have one student sadly that has been injured. We are trying our very best to ensure that we could immediately notified the family of that student. -- all the of the families who have students and rattle the high school will be reunified with their students at the shepherd of the hills school which is located on South University. Directly south of dry creek road. Thank you all will see you at 3 o'clock in we will notify you newsrooms. Where we will have that everything that.

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