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Immigration Judge in Batavia Sets Bond for Two Afghan Soldiers Facing Deportation
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:59 PM

Now all three -- who were training with U.S. military when they escaped to Niagara Falls in September -- can released if bond is posted.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 22, 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 7:23 AM
  • Genesee County records lowest jobless rate in WNY...
  • Former Corfu court clerk sentenced...
  • Bennington town clerk arrested
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Man Indicted for Allegedly Stealing Electronics from Target
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 4:18 PM

The document states that Robert Hertz allegedly unlawfully entered the building and stole several digital cameras, Microsoft Office software, wireless speakers and BOSE headphones.

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State Police: Nearly 400 American Legion Flag Holders Stolen from Several Byron-Bergen Cemeteries
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:58 PM

State Police is investigating the larceny of almost 400 flag holders which were discovered missing over the weekend. It’s unknown when the larceny may have taken place.

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Genesee County Leads WNY in Low Unemployment Rate
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:42 PM

It stood at 4.8 percent for September 2014.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 21, 2014
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:37 AM
  • Batavia woman held in Rochester jewel heist...
  • NY Times endorses Cuomo...
  • Board of Elections extends hours
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Genesee County Board of Elections Holding Extended Hours pre-Election day
Monday, October 20, 2014 4:18 PM

The office will be open until 7:00 PM on Tuesday, October 21st, Wednesday, October 22nd, Tuesday October 28th and Wednesday October 29th. The office will also be open Saturday October 25th and November 1st from 9:00 AM until 12:00 Noon.

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Section V Teams Gearing Up for Playoffs This Weekend
Monday, October 20, 2014 1:32 PM

The Batavia Blue Devils (Friday) and Alexander Trojans (Saturday) will play first round matchups on WBTA.

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Batavia Morning News Summary: Oct 20, 2014
Monday, October 20, 2014 7:19 AM
  • Medina High School grieves death of student...
  • Vine St. woman arrested in Niagara Falls...
  • City Firemen make "special delivery"
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Batavia Morning News Summary - Sunday, October 19, 2014
Sunday, October 19, 2014 8:33 AM
  • The teenaged boy killed in an accident shooting in Shelby has been identified.
  • A Batavia woman arrested in Niagara Falls on a bench warrant.
  • Batavia Firefighters called on to do something else besides putting out a fire.
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WBTA Saturday News
Saturday, October 18, 2014 7:07 AM
  • Teenage victim of fatal shooting identified,
  • authorities say the death was "a tragic accident"
  • Batavia man arrested for petit larceny
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NYS Taxpayer Rights Advocate Issues Consumer Alert on Scam Artists Calling to Collect Tax Debt
Friday, October 17, 2014 1:58 PM

They “hard sell” on the telephone to convince taxpayers to send money.

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Batavia Man Allegedly Involved with Rash of Robberies, Burglaries Offered Plea Deal
Friday, October 17, 2014 1:55 PM

Mark Maltese is accused of robbing Best Western and Days Inn in the Town of Batavia as well as the 7-Eleven in Oakfield back in November 2013. He also allegedly burglarized the Rent-A-Center in the City and a Hutchins Street home months before.

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Batavia Morning News Summarey: Oct. 17, 2014
Friday, October 17, 2014 7:17 AM
  • NY State ready for Ebola...
  • NYS unemployment rate lowest in six years, "but"..
  • Bills game sold out
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Village of Bergen Opens 'Life Trail' Equipment at Hickory Park
Thursday, October 16, 2014 5:06 PM

Along with the Town of Batavia's Inclusive Playground, Genesee County boasts two rare public spaces that encourage everyone to get involved.

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Gov. Cuomo Outlines Ebola Preparedness Plan for NYS
Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:55 PM

He designated eight hospitals equipped to care for potential patients including Rochester's URMC.

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City Announces Yard Waste Hours, Tentative Leaf Pick-up Schedule
Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:12 PM

Effective Monday, Oct. 20, the seasonal Yard Waste Station hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Also, leaf pick-up will tentatively start on Oct. 20.

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Genesee County Local Drug Task Force Nets Arrests
Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:31 PM

Two 20-year-olds were arrested after officers broke up an in-progress alleged heroin sale at a Lewiston Road business.

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NYS Unemployment Rate at 6-Year Low
Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:04 PM

The report from the Department of Labor indicates that much of upstate still suffers from a decreasing work force.

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WBTA Morning News Summary - Thursday, October 16, 2014
Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:23 AM
  • Yogurt is the State Snack.
  • More drug arrests by the Genesee County Local Drug Task Force
  • Republic candidate for Governor, Rob Astorino campaigned in Western New York yesterday.
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Big Rig Driver Allegedly Strikes Overpass, Gets into Physical Altercation with Officers
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 3:38 PM

The Attica Police Department responded to a report yesterday afternoon for a log tractor trailer that struck the Norfolk/Southern Railroad Overpass on Route 98 in the village.

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