Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST - Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Ariana Magliocco

In Campus News: 
- It’s the First day of classes for Western Mustangs, and Radio Western welcomes you all back to campus. With the start of school, comes the start of those back to school parties, and the London Police are already planning ahead
- So to all you students living in the Western and Fanshawe student area, you can expect a visit from the Police as they launch Project LEAN, which stands for Liquor Enforcement and Reduction of Noise
- Started in 2007, the project aims to protect public safety and property and to educate students on responsible partying
- Students can expect a crackdown on by-laws related to parties, parking, open fires, noise, litter, and public urination throughout the month of September. So as you welcome in the new school year, try not to start if off with a ticket

 In Local News: 
- It looks like there could be changes to the ride-hailing bylaw that was decided only a year ago, that would affect both uber and london cab operations within the city. Londoners will have an opportunity to voice their opinions on a proposed bylaw on Tuesday
- On the table for debate is taxi drivers frustration at the long list of city hall fees they are required to pay, the discrepancy between in-car camera use between uber and cabs, as well as fare surges and car age restrictions
- So whether you’re team uber or team cab, make sure you make your voice heard on Tuesday, because either way, changes are coming and they will surely affect your commute

In Sports: 
- Last night the dynasty known as the Western Mustangs women’s softball played some preseason action, before their 2018 season kicks off as they took on the Fanshawe College Falcons at Stronach Park
- They played a doubleheader, with Fanshawe College prevailing in a nailbiter in the first game 2-1 
- The Mustangs had a 1-0 lead in the first inning, but lost it thanks to an error in the 4th inning and were never able to get their bats to wake up again  
- The Falcons were not done upsetting the 8x defending Provincial Champions, as they would win the second game as well, this time by a score of 4-1
- Fanshawe’s Catcher Samantha Fuller hit a 2-run inside the park homerun, which would prove to be all the Falcons needed, as they swept the defending National Champions 
- The Mustangs have settle time to lick their wounds, as they hit the road this weekend for four games.  They play the York Lions on Saturday twice in Toronto, Ontario (2pm & 4pm) and then travel to Kingston, Ontario to take on the Queen’s Gaels on Sunday (11am & 1pm)

- The Western Mustangs are pleased to announce that Ryan Robinson is joining Western University’s Sports & Recreation Services Department as Sports Information & Communications Coordinator
- Robinson comes to the Mustangs after nearly 10 years as a producer of community produced programming with Rogers TV in London
- An avid fan of local sports Robinson produced shows such as “The Home Team, which profiled various local sports stories as well as other productions such as “SPO Slo-Pitch.”
- Robinson has also served as on-air host of “The Wrap” post-game show after London Knights games & play-by-play voice of the London Nationals Hockey Club in his time with Rogers TV
- Robinson begins his full-time duties on Monday, September 17

In Weather: 
- The welcome back to school weather comes in slightly cooler than its been the past little while with a high of 19 degrees, but that humidity isn't going anywhere at a whopping high of 92%
- Friday will warm up slightly to 23 degrees and mainly sunny, and we welcome the weekend on Saturday to a slight dip of 20 degrees