Just out this morning. The Quinnipiac Poll: Donald Trump has a commanding lead over his Republican rivals in his home state of New York. He has the support of 56 percent of likely GOP primary voters.
THAT’S FORMER CHANNEL 5 REPORTER/ANCHOR WENDY BELL getting the gate in Pittsburgh. Bell was the standout reporter for the Show Me 5 show 20 years ago. Since then, she’s been toiling at the Hearst station in Pittsburgh, WTAE. Recently, she posted a questionable comment on social media. The community went bonkers and her bosses caved into pressure and fired her. She’ll be fine. She has a hubby who makes big bucks as an interventional cardiologist. . .David Guerreiro, son of Wedgewood Partners’ Tony Guerreiro, is scoring accolades in the press in N.Y.C. and L.A., where he now lives. Known as “Vid,” he’s a grad of Priory and Dartmouth U. . .After 98 years on The Hill, Gioia’s Deli will bow a downtown branch at 903 Pine tomorrow beginning at 1030 a.m. Owners Alex and Amanda Donley will be serving up their trademark hot and savory salami sandwiches Monday-Friday.
CONSERVATIVES’ PUSH AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY are expanding their efforts in Missouri. . .Brittany Harper of Joplin, MO has been charged in Alabama for her involvement in violent crimes that spanned four states. . .Russian police have stepped up the search for 25 year-old Colin Madsen of Jeff City, who has been missing for some time. . .Missouri is just below its pre-recession level of job loss. . .Left Bank Books heralds the appearance of Douglas Brinkley at 7 p.m., April 15 at the Public Library HQ, 1640 S. Lindbergh, where he’ll discuss his “Rightful Heritage.”
TOMORROW APRIL 1, 1976, STEVE JOBS, RONALD WAYNE and Stephen Wozniak founded Apple Computer.