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Batavia Morning News: July 24, 2017
Monday, July 24, 2017 6:51 AM
  • Weather Service confirms funnel cloud Sunday near Perry...
  • BBB warns against phony storm damage contractors...
  • Racecar driver seriously burned in Ontario County\
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WBTA Sunday News: July 23, 2017
Sunday, July 23, 2017 8:18 AM
  • Former Attica inmate charged with attempted murder...
  • Probe continues into fatal Pavilion crash..
  • O J moved to protective custody
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WBTA Saturday News: July 22, 2017
Saturday, July 22, 2017 5:36 AM
  • Fatal one car crash in Pavilion under investigation.
  • Rochester Police nab a Batavia bank robber.
  • An Attica inmate charged with Attempted Murder.
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Bank of America Robbery suspect in custody in Rochester
Friday, July 21, 2017 3:37 PM

The man has been identified as 25 year old Steve Vega of Rochester.

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The Dachshund dash returns to Batavia Downs
Friday, July 21, 2017 1:20 PM

Registration is opening for the 2017 Genesee Feeds Dachshund (“Wiener Dog”) races that will be held on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 27). 

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Fire in Wyoming County is total loss along with two pets
Friday, July 21, 2017 1:17 PM

Fortunately there were no people injured in the fire however the house and all its contents were lost along with a dog and a pet bird.

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Man accused of using unconventional weapons in assault
Friday, July 21, 2017 1:09 PM

Rodney Barber allegedly used a can of corn, a toaster, a vase, a knife and glass dishes to physically attack and cause injury to another person.

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Batavia Morning News: July 21, 2017
Friday, July 21, 2017 7:41 AM
  • Batavia Bank of America Robbed...
  • Tornados touch down in Erie County...
  • O J to be paroled
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Bank of America Robbed
Friday, July 21, 2017 6:11 AM

Police ask for help in identifying suspect

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Congressman Chris Collins Announces $2,926,222 DOT Grant For Genesee County Airport
Thursday, July 20, 2017 5:21 PM

“It is of paramount importance that we invest federal funds in local infrastructure projects like this one,” said Congressman Collins.

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Collins, Higgins Support Measures to Reduce Unnecessary Delays at the Border
Thursday, July 20, 2017 4:22 PM

“Our border is vital to the economic well-being of Western New York, and I support any steps to address the cause of delays and to find workable solutions,” said Collins.

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NY Farm Bureau Defends Family Farms from NYCLU Lawsuit
Thursday, July 20, 2017 4:21 PM

The organization is hopeful the judge will rule in its favor to dismiss the suit that seeks collective bargaining rights for farmworkers.

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Opioids not just a big city problem according to County Officials
Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:49 PM

Jay Gsell said “For GCASA and others, and our health departments this has become a major, major priority in our three counties..."

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Washington Street woman faces felony DWI following city traffic stop
Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:41 PM

She was allegedly found driving with an open container of alcohol and was arrested for drunk driving.

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LeRoy Police nab local man who fled from Parole Warrant
Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:39 PM

Following a brief investigation it was believed that Lyons had jumped out of a second story window to flee police. 

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Jackson Street man jailed for possession of drugs and a handgun
Thursday, July 20, 2017 1:38 PM

Williams was allegedly in possession of a quantity of both powder and crack cocaine along with a handgun.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Genesee
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:37 PM

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Counties including Genesee, Orleans and Livingston.

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Batavia Morning News: July 20, 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017 7:36 AM
  • Home invasion puts Bethany man in the hospital...
  • Grand Island couple: the only arrests at Chicago concert...
  • O J's parole hearing today
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An East Pembroke family is still searching for their missing dog
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 3:22 PM

Anyone who spots "Tucker" please Call Lauren at (585) 300-8795.

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HP Hood looking for a local workforce to keep pace with demand
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1:19 PM

"Your economic development people here are superb," Kaneb said.

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Congressman Collins Announces AEAC Grant Funding for Artpark & Company, Inc.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1:07 PM

“This grant helps provide the perfect opportunity for our constituents to see, firsthand, the qualities of creativity and originality that artists demonstrate” said Collins.

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Elderly man assaulted in Bethany, law enforcement tracking suspect leads
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 1:05 PM

The man alleged he was sleeping when an intruder woke him up by hitting him in the face with an unknown object causing facial wounds.

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Grand Island Couple arrested for scuffle with security during Chicago concert at Darien Lake
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 12:41 PM

48 year old Jaqueline M. Walker and 49 year old Mark P. Walker both of Wallace Dr. Grand Island were arrested for Harassment.

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Batavia Morning News: July 19, 2017
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 6:48 AM
  • Suspect arrested in East Main St. stabbing...
  • Orleans County deputies indicted for suspected double-dipping...
  • O J could soon be set free
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Arc Lullo Memorial Marks 41 years!
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 4:21 PM

A total of 124 golfers, 8 tennis players and 36 bocce players participated in the annual event that raises money to benefit programs and service for people with disabilities served by Arc of Genesee Orleans.

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Excelsior Scholarship Program Deadline Fast Approaching
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 4:16 PM

Applications Due by Friday, July 21st.

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Batavia Police interviewing possible suspect in late night stabbing
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 1:05 PM

According to witnesses of the incident the man was stabbed by another male subject and beaten by at least on other person.

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Prison time for a Medina Man convicted of sex crimes with a child
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:21 PM

Jones was sentenced to 1 and 1/2 years in state prison to be followed by five years post release supervision.

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City of Batavia Bureau of Maintenance: Noonan Drive Paving
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:16 PM

Noonan Drive (between Oak Street and Gateway Drive) will experience road closure on Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 between the hours of 7:00am to 5:00pm.

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Hawley: Corruption in Albany, Sheldon Silver's Conviction Overturned
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 12:14 PM

A Legislative Column from Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia)

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Batavia Morning News: July 18, 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 7:20 AM
  • GCC opens Student Success Center...
  • Batavia Downs donates concert tix to local vets...
  • Genesee County Fair: Day Two
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